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Brooklyn-based nonprofit Khleeko prepares for annual charity basketball game

NEW YORK – Khleeko Inc., a Brooklyn-based nonprofit, is busy preparing for its biggest event of the year, where it hopes to help at least 100 children get the back-to-school supplies they need for a successful return in class. At Staples at Fourth Avenue in Gowanus, shopping carts are overflowing with pencils, notebooks and crayons. […]

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The ‘Dovetails’ consignment store well with downtown Napa | Company

Between Carlien Winegar and his mother-in-law Christina Winegar-Anderson, the two Napans run a total of six business ventures, from real estate to “flipping” furniture. Their newest effort might be one of the most visible: Dovetail Boutique Consignment. The new consignment store officially opened on August 19 at the former Napa Valley Traditions store at 1202 […]

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Inflation blows up second-hand clothing stores

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Prices for goods are still higher than many would like and that has led local thrift stores and clothing resale stores to see a boom in customer numbers. Birmingham’s Salvation Army family-owned thrift stores have seen a 45% increase in sales over the past 18 months. sergeant. Lee Hammonds said he […]

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NDLEA intercepts shipment of illicit drugs and arrests 10 suspects in Lagos

Last week, the National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) foiled an attempt by a syndicate to export illicit drugs through Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. NDLEA Director of Media and Advocacy, Mr. Femi Babafemi, who confirmed the development in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, a suspect, Jonah Chukwuemeka, was arrested while clearing passengers on […]

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Nool: a Chennai thrift store for survivors of gender-based violence

The store is run by PCVC, an organization that works with survivors of gender-based violence, and was created with survivors’ right to choose in mind. The International Foundation for Crime Prevention and Victim Support (PCVC) has opened a shop in Chennai for victims of gender-based violence they work with. The thrift store is full of […]

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Start the school year off in style with these Carter’s must-haves

The first day of school is fast approaching, which means your to-do list is probably a mile long. If you’re looking for an easy way to check out back-to-school purchases, be sure to head over to Carter’s | OshKosh. They’re your one-stop destination for everything your kids need to tackle the school year in style. […]

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Melatonin and children: How exhausted Australian parents are buying supplements overseas to ‘change their lives’

A growing number of exhausted parents in Australia are resorting to buying melatonin supplements overseas to treat their sleep deprived children – without a prescription. Sarah Walkerden, from rural Victoria, has been stocking up on melatonin gummies for her seven-year-old daughter Sophie, who has high-functioning autism, from an online shop for two years. “Sophie has […]

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Mavonne “Vonny” Lofstrand – Grand Forks Herald

Mavonne “Vonny” Lofstrand, 88, of Fosston, MN, died Saturday, August 20. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday September 4 at Fridhem Lutheran Church in Lengby with the Reverend John Ragan officiating. Interment will be in Fridhem Lutheran Cemetery, Lengby Rural. The family will greet friends for an hour before Sunday […]

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Stanhope Elmore Band Partners with Millbrook Men’s Club at Annual Labor Day BBQ – Elmore-Autauga News

By Tatum Northington Elmore/Autauga News The Stanhope Elmore High School Marching Band will provide desserts to complement items for the Millbrook Men’s Club’s annual Labor Day BBQ. The Millbrook Men’s Club is a community service organization that provides support to many groups within the community. President Brannon Bowman explains, “We support area sports teams, make […]

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Where to go in Bridgehampton during the Hampton Classic 2022

EQuine enthusiasts from across the East End and beyond will travel to Bridgehampton this month to celebrate the annual Hampton Classic Horse Show, which easily ranks as the most anticipated equestrian event of the season. While the competition’s show grounds and the celebrities in attendance are a sight to behold, there are also plenty of […]

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Son of Georgetown socialite settles lawsuit for alleged theft of her valuables

Comment this story Comment The son of a late Georgetown socialite has settled a lawsuit he filed against his mother’s romantic partner, who he accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry and other valuables from him , and then resell them. The settlement appears to end a costly 20-month legal battle […]

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Rapid rainfall floods buildings and highways in the Deep South

Rainwater covers Bierdeman Road in Pearl, Mississippi, Wednesday. Pastor Bryant May via AP PEARL, Mississippi – Large fans hummed loudly on Thursday to try to dry the carpet at the Exchange Church, a day after storms quickly dumped several inches of rain and pushed water into the brick building of a floor in central Mississippi. […]

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The LightHouse Women and Children’s Center groundbreaking event will take place on August 23

Hope Rescue Mission will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new residential center for women and children on its 5-acre campus at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 23rd. The massive development project to transform a 25,000 square foot thrift store into a LightHouse Women and Children’s Center began in January 2020 when they launched their […]

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Financial experts and deal seekers share tips for back-to-school saving as prices rise

Late summer is a tough time of year financially for Toronto mom Monica Belyea. That’s when she faces the double whammy of back-to-school shopping for her kids, coupled with looming upfront school-related costs – opting for the pizza lunch program her son enjoys, for example. This year, things are more difficult than usual. She finds […]

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From China with love-Xinhua

Photo provided by China-Pakistan Youth Exchange Community (CPYEC) shows Chinese volunteers distributing donated relief food parcels to local families in Rawalpindi, Pakistan’s eastern province of Punjab, April 7, 2022. (CPYEC /Handout via Xinhua) A group of Chinese volunteers are collecting donations from overseas Chinese in Pakistan to bring needed aid to poor communities in the […]

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Retail Reimagined: Shared Spaces Give Shoppers More Options | Local company

ST. LOUIS — A rotating rack of glasses hangs above Procure’s checkout, alongside a display of pearl bracelets and a box of eco-responsible lip balm. The store across from City Foundry’s Food Hall in downtown also offers beer koozies and bucket hats; a multitude of CBD products; yoga accessories, baby accessories and dog accessories. There […]

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Air Force memorabilia found in thrift store and dumpster returned to veteran’s family

Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT) – With the help of social media, a Morristown family has found sentimental items from their late grandfather. Dakota Carmichael said his girlfriend found a blue USAF folder at a thrift store. After reviewing it, Carmichael decided to post a message on social media to help get it back to the family […]

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Tiny Miracles Foundation to Host Family Fun Day NICU Reunion September 18

The Tiny Miracles Foundation will host its annual NICU reunion event on Sunday, September 18 at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. The event is the organization’s biggest family celebration of the year. “Family Fun Day is a beloved tradition for us,” said Tina Tison, CEO of Tiny Miracles. “He brings the Tiny Miracles team […]

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Donate diapers to families in need

Hannah’s Treasure Chest is hosting a “Dollars4Diapers” diaper drive through September 1. The goal is to receive at least 4,570 diaper donations, reflecting the number of children under five living in poverty in Dayton. You can donate diapers sizes Preemie through 7 as well as Pull-Ups. Open diaper packs are also welcome. Diapers can be […]

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Taunton man charged with YES in fatal wrong-way crash

HOPKINTON — A 29-year-old Taunton man has been charged with impaired driving in an oncoming traffic accident that killed another man on I-495 in Hopkinton early Wednesday morning. Massachusetts State Police said troopers arrested Devin Arroyo at a hospital following the crash, which happened around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday. The deceased man has not yet been […]

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MGA Entertainment will develop, produce and distribute new

CHATSWORTH, Calif. and SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MGA Entertainment (MGA), one of the world’s largest and fastest growing privately held toy and entertainment companies, and Daewon Mediaa South Korean cultural content company specializing in character and animation-related media, today announced that it has signed a multi-year global agreement for MGA […]

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Back-to-school shopping at low prices

Back to School: Whether you and your family have been looking forward to it or dreading it for weeks, it’s officially happened. And let’s just say back-to-school shopping will be Dear This year. Not only do you have a lot to buy, but there’s also all this inflation going on. But even though your list […]

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UpValley Family Centers seeks volunteer tutors | New

FOR THE STAR UpValley Family Centers is looking for volunteer tutors to support elementary, elementary, and middle school students in St. Helena and Calistoga Elementary. In partnership with St. Helena Unified School District and Calistoga Unified School District, UVFC coordinates a volunteer tutoring program to bring community volunteers into local schools, supporting St. Helena students […]

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Bubbles for business: Auburn owner to relocate, reopen as craft market

Until the spring of 2020, Bubbles and Beauty Boutique owner Shari Nirschl handcrafted and then sold all three of her product lines in one location – this gray mall boutique at 18 B St. NE in downtown Toronto. Auburn. But after Covid hit and state health edicts banned walk-ins, the unfazed Nirschl kept his nose […]

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Dear Prudence Thrift Shop is Eau Claire’s new darling -…

WON’T YOU COME TO PLAY? Samara Snapp wants to keep fashion local and low-priced with her new thrift store, Dear Prudence. Steal at all costs with downtown Eau Claire’s newest thrift store, Dear Prudence. Samara Snapp, owner of Dear Prudence Thrift Boutique (515 Wisconsin St.), dreamed up the idea for her business in 2020. However, […]

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Families get a helping hand with school necessities – The Vacaville Reporter

Fairfield was abuzz on Saturday as families embraced a variety of school supply giveaways across the city. With school starting just around the corner, the burden of new backpacks and everything needed to learn can be an expensive burden. Community distributions have undoubtedly helped to allay concerns. At St. Mark’s Church on Union Avenue, thousands […]

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Antiques options: Vintage Grove transforms old theater and ice rink into new boutique – Salisbury Post

Antique options: Vintage Grove transforms the old theater and ice rink into a new boutique Posted at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, August 14, 2022 CHINA GROVE – Antique collectors will soon have a new place to look for treasures. Vintage Grove at 303 N. Main Street in China Grove will open August 25. Jody and […]

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Sofas, lamps, chairs and more

With Indiana University’s fall semester officially beginning later this month, many students are going on their own for the very first time. Whether furnishing a dorm room or a first apartment, here are some Bloomington treasures to add personal touches to make the new space feel more like home. Surplus Store UI Excess UI is […]

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Downtown Ministry Shows Christ’s Love With “Heart & Hands”

Christina is like so many other single moms in Oklahoma these days. She is trying to carve out a good life for herself and her children, including 10-year-old twins. A shopper visits the Heart & Hand Thrift Center in Oklahoma City. Proceeds from the thrift store support the Heart and Hand Housing and Support Ministry. […]

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The good, the bad and the ugly: five takeaways from a chaotic summer at local restaurants

Another busy summer, another deluge of rude customers in local restaurants and bars. That was the key takeaway late last month when Short’s Brewing Company posted a public service announcement on social media proclaiming it would no longer tolerate harassment and bad behavior from angry customers. “Summer business brings returning customers who swear, yell, laugh […]

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Shop Used Goods at Portland’s 10 Best Vintage Shops

Here are the 10 best vintage stores in Portland, according to Yelp PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — As the Portlandia song goes, “The ’90s dream lives on in Portland,” and that dream wouldn’t be possible without Portland’s plethora of vintage clothing stores. Walk through one of Portland’s main shopping areas and it’s almost impossible not to […]

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6th Street Vintage turns secondary hustle into bustling business

Tyra Sledge’s company 6th Street Vintage has been featured in ads for the Cleveland Museum of Art and has even been worn by Hollywood actress Vivica A. Fox. CLEVELAND — Tyra Sledge is a designer, seamstress and stylist with a unique approach to fashion. “I’ve been selling and selling vintage for 10 years. And it […]

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Kids India Toy Show returns with special offers and “the anticipation is huge”

Visitors see the booths on the floor of the Kids India 2019 show. From dolls and stuffed animals to sporting goods and playgrounds to learning gadgets and school supplies – Kids India is back in full swing. Last exhibition in 2019, Kids India is preparing to launch its eighth edition of the market at the […]

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Luxury Consignment Shop Hosting ‘Super Sale’ Weekend (PHOTOS)

One of Metro Vancouver’s newest luxury consignment stores is having a huge sale this weekend, with discounts between 50% and 80%. South Rock Resale has been open in South Surrey for around five months and the owners – friends turned business partners – have amassed such a large collection of goods that they have decided […]

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Unrest Newsletter: August 9, 2022

A version of this content appeared in Bustle’s daily newsletter on August 9, 2022. If you like what you see, sign up to get it delivered to your inbox here. TikTok’s hottest jewelry trend will last forever And I mean that literally. So many things trending on TikTok are a flash in the pan, everywhere […]

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Beverly Salyer | ClarksvilleNow.com

Beverly Jean Salyer has passed into her glory, to be with her Lord and to reunite spiritually with her loving husband of seventy years, Homer T. Salyer. Beverly passed away peacefully on Monday morning August 8, 2022. A memorial service will be held on Saturday August 13, 2022 at 11 a.m. at McReynolds Nave & […]

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A third of British parents cut their children’s pocket money | UK cost of living crisis

Children’s piggy banks are paying a heavy price for the cost of living crisis after nearly a third of parents cut spending money in the past year. The average amount going into the pockets of under-16s each week has fallen 23% to £4.99 this year, from £6.48 in 2021, according to research from lender Halifax […]

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Superior Shop aims to repatriate arts and crafts supplies – Superior Telegram

SUPERIOR – A Superior store focused on arts, crafts and sustainability opened on Monday, August 1 in the former Campus Barber Shop space, 709 Belknap St. Reclaim Creative Reuse, sandwiched between A&W Family Restaurant and Champion’s Lounge, is an arts and crafts store that operates like a thrift store. The company slogan is “where creativity […]

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Woodleaf Tomato Festival set for August 20 – Salisbury Post

WOODLEAF – The Woodleaf Tomato Festival, a family tradition in the tomato-growing community of Woodleaf, will be held Saturday, August 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of Unity Presbyterian Church, 885 Woodleaf-Barber Road. The festival takes place on the third Saturday of August. Tomatoes have been grown at Woodleaf for over […]

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A walk down Water Street in Warren

Warren is a vibrant food and visual arts community. Main Street sees a lot of traffic as it is on Route 114, but there is so much to explore. Nearby Water Street is home to local artists, unique clothing boutiques, incredible cuisine and more. If you want to navigate Warren like a local, take a […]

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New Braunfels stores gear up for duty-free weekend crowds | Community alert

Tons of shoppers are expected to take advantage of the duty-free shopping holiday, with many heading to local businesses to seek out the best back-to-school deals. Downtown New Braunfels businesses such as The Local are gearing up for the big weekend. “We have a bit of overlap in our city during this time because we […]

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Instantaneous! Mobile partners with Every Kid Sports to empower girls through sports

Instantaneous! Mobile to match donations received via Snap! Raise up to help provide access to youth sports for girls across America. BEND, OREGON, USA, Aug. 4, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Snap! Mobile, Inc., the full-service administrative support platform for high school sports and extracurricular programs, today announced an activation partnership between its digital fundraising platform, Snap! […]

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Owner Channels Top Vibes Running Positively Fourth Street in Downtown Santa Rosa

You don’t have to believe in metaphysics to vibrate with the special energy that emanates from Positively Fourth Street. Maybe it’s the crystals and gemstones for sale in the downtown Santa Rosa shop – sacred rocks that many say have magical, healing and restorative powers. Perhaps it’s the array of handmade scarves and other knick-knacks […]

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Beloved Costume Store Lucy in Disguise Closing: Southern Congressional Fixture Closing at Year’s End

Closure of the Southern Congress game at the end of the year By Richard Whittaker, 7:00 PM, Tue 2 Aug 2022 Owners of Lucy in Disguise With Diamonds, the costume shop that has kept generations of Austin fancy dress and theater performers in spectacular outfits, have announced the business will close at the end of […]

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How to Live a Luxurious Life on a Tight Budget

We all deserve to live in luxury, but with rising rent prices, real estate costs, and inflation, you might think luxury living isn’t in the cards. Fortunately, improving your life only takes a few strategic actions when working with a very small budget, and the payoff can be enormous. “Luxury is about quality rather than […]

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Sail Portsmouth brings back tall ships in August 2022

PORTSMOUTH – Sail Portsmouth returns to the city from August 11-16, bringing tall ships to the city for the first time since 2019. The festival has been canceled for the past two years due to COVID-19, but is making a comeback this summer with three historic tall ships to visit and navigate. Sail Portsmouth, formerly […]

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Second-Hand Fashion Influencers | Fashion POPSUGAR

At this point, there is room on the internet for all types of fashion lovers. If you’re looking to shop more sustainably and affordably, you’ve probably found yourself scrolling through hundreds of videos of people running through thrift stores and consignment stores around the world, finding great fashion at low prices. This special corner of […]