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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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Bradford Library, Penn State Extension Hosts Harvest Programs in August | New

During the month of August, many gardens in the region reach their peak performance. Homegrown tomatoes are popular in salads and sandwiches; and zucchini are generously shared with neighbors. However, individuals sometimes wonder what else can be done with a bountiful harvest? Attend one of these upcoming programs at the Bradford Area Public Library individually […]

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Legowelt introduces its collection of inexpensive ‘thrift store’ vintage synths

The Dutch producer Legowelt is well known for being an equipment enthusiast and synth nerd of the highest order. Our own Future Music Magazine took a memorable visit from his studio in 2014, but it seems his collection has grown since then. In a new video by Thomann (opens in a new tab), Legowelt takes […]

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Get a Refurbished Apple MacBook Air and Microsoft Office Bundle for Under $500 for a Limited Time

It’s hard to remember a time when you didn’t stare at a laptop screen for hours every day. After all, you do just about everything about these things these days, from responding to passive-aggressive emails from your boss to buying a cute new bathing suit for your next summer getaway. What would you do without? […]

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New start for an African woman in a new apartment in Naples

NAPLES A young woman’s dream came true Thursday, her own apartment after moving from Africa to Southwest Florida. Jacqueline Mengue, 21, has her own apartment in Naples thanks to three local associations. Mengue’s new beginning is a new apartment after years of hardship and homelessness. “I just can’t wait to see how it feels,” Mengue […]

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Reducing waste can also save water – Red Bluff Daily News

Did you know that reducing waste also helps conserve water? By following these tips, you can save landfill space in Tehama County and save water at the same time. Composting food scraps saves you the hassle of rinsing your plate and gives your food waste a purpose. Your plants will thank you. Recycle your bottles, […]

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Catholic Charities Summer Cleanup

RENO & SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) — Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is calling for donations. This local non-profit organization is Northern Nevada’s largest community social service provider. It provides a food pantry, St. Vincent’s Dining Hall, immigration legal services, benefits enrollment center, and many other tools to help our local people become self-reliant. All of […]

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A controversial 50-year-old mall started downtown Caribou’s decline

CARIBOU, Maine — Fifty years after urban renewal gutted downtown Caribou and a controversial mall was built, city leaders are trying to figure out how to save this once-popular neighborhood. Between 1960 and 1970, Caribou’s population grew from 12,464 to just over 10,419, echoing an Aroostook County-wide trend of more young people moving to urban […]

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Celebrating Life for JoAnn Royce Griffin

JoAnn Royce GriffinJune 20, 1931 – June 10, 2022 On June 10, 2022, JoAnn left this earth and entered eternity where she was joined by her parents, Arthur and Elma Hays, her brother, Arthur Hays Jr., and her two husbands, David Royce and Malcolm Griffin. Jo Ann Royce Griffin. At the time of her death, […]

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Post Notes – Fort Leavenworth Lamp

The Next Fort Leavenworth Garrison COMMUNITY UPDATE is 5:30 p.m. July 20 on facebook.com/ftlvn. The Fort Leavenworth Thrift Shop, 1025 Sheridan Drive, and the Justice Closet, 913-758-5896, CURRENTLY ACCEPTING DONATIONS. The International Lending Closet and the ACS Lending Closet are currently closed to donations. The US National Weather Service explained tornado terminology. WATCH THE TORNADO […]

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Thrifty Goals: Second Act opens for Matchbox Children’s Theater – Austin Daily Herald

The past two years have been very busy for Matchbox Children’s Theatre. An organization that relies heavily on grants and public support has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, a threat that has weighed heavily on many such organizations. The troupe of children, however, experienced a second wind with the opening of Second Act […]

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People are sharing their VERY surprising second-hand finds online, including a ouija board table

Buyer’s remorse! People are revealing their VERY questionable second-hand purchases – from a ouija board to a sculpted train-shaped bed Amused customers share their very surprising second-hand finds online Bored Panda has collected some of the weirdest objects and created a gallery A brave steward came across a ouija board and decided to take it […]

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And back from IRL to digital

Businesses, and even institutions, are rewarding and engaging their audiences in virtual spaces through activations that connect them to social experiences, digital assets, and customizable versions of their intellectual property and assets. The Sims and Depop team up to bring savings to the MetaverseFashion resale app Depop opens a virtual store in The Sims 4. […]

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Upscale Cashier Store Opening Soon – SiouxFalls.Business

July 5, 2022 Shane Oien is thinking big and going more upscale with his take on the increasingly popular concept of tote-based or checkout-based discount stores. His store, called Crate, opens in an 11,200 square foot space at 2707 S. Carolyn Ave., which was formerly the headquarters of CarsForSale.com. Oien, who lives in Sioux Falls, […]

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Belton thrift store manager retires after 16 years | Life

BELTON — After 16 years and rebuilding a failing business into a thriving thrift store, Susan Robison is ready to retire as a store manager. “I just gave my boss the keys and I’m officially done,” Robison said Wednesday, his last day at the Baylor Scott & White Hospice Thrift Store, 2169 N. Main St. […]

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Semple: Join my bike-bell revolution | Opinion

We had just staggered out of a cloudy cafe in Amsterdam and were spilling out onto the busy street when the cacophony of bicycle bells hit me like the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. “Chang, chang, ching-chang-ching, chang!” Amid the fragrant canals, the grandeur of European architecture, fabulous Dutch locals on bicycles, and the incessant chime of […]

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Multiple Companies to Participate in Killeen’s Independence Day Extravaganza | Local News

More than 60 vendors, businesses and food trucks have signed up to participate in Killeen’s Independence Day extravaganza on Saturday, town officials confirmed. Booths for business, art and food will sell merchandise and showcase products during the event. Ten food trucks will also be at the event to fill attendees’ bellies with a variety of […]

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Bismarck thrift stores handle large amounts of donations

BISMARCK, ND (KFYR) — Local thrift stores are constantly sifting through piles of donations, spending time sorting through what they can sell and what is just junk. Clearance sales are a staple of North Dakota summers, as people hope that items they don’t need can become someone else’s treasure. What isn’t sold is usually donated […]

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Looking for a gift or an original decoration? Discover The Strange and Unusual in downtown Greeley

A new store in downtown Greeley has some weird and, well, unusual deals customers won’t find anywhere. Store owners Corri and Chase Mehan took over the store that now houses The Strange and Unusual, formerly The Midwest Market, a few months ago. “The previous owner had passed away and the family had all this inventory […]

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🌱 Nursing Home Owner Arrested + Willows Apartment Shootings

Hello everyone! It’s me, Shannon Denney, your New Orleans Daily host – back in your inbox with all the hot stuff happening locally. Here is the truth. First, today’s weather forecast: Record heat. High: 99 Low: 82. Here are today’s top stories in New Orleans: NOPD investigates after three people were killed in separate incidents […]

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Why a Rhodes Scholar’s Ambition Led Her to Starbucks

One Friday in late February, Ms. Brisack and another barista, Casey Moore, met in the two-bedroom rental Ms. Brisack shares with three cats, to talk union strategy over breakfast. Naturally, the conversation turned to coffee. “Jaz has a very barista drink,” Ms. Moore said. Ms Brisack explained: ‘It’s four shots of ristretto blond – it’s […]

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Join Market Street Mission Fourth of July 5k Race For Recovery

Market Street Mission 5K Race for Recovery MORRIS COUNTY — There’s still time to register for the Market Street Mission 5K Race for Recovery! If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate the 4th of July, join the 5K Run or the 2 Mile Freedom Walk! Click here to join. The race will take […]

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Some of Bristol’s best thrift and vintage stores

Bristol is packed with thrift stores, vintage stores, charity shops, flea markets and garage sales – some 151 vintage and charity stores and 10 flea markets and garage sales to be exact. In fact, we have a whole culture of thrift shops living right here in the city – lovers of anything second-hand instead of […]

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‘Alone Together’ Review: Katie Holmes’ Covid Rom-Com Fumbles

Tribeca: Holmes writes, directs, produces and stars in a pandemic YOLO love story at the start of the pandemic, opposite Jim Sturgess. Don’t let this movie fool you: it’s not great, but it’s a warm reminder of the rom-com past. “Alone Together,” despite being set in 2020 at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, imbues […]

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Barbara Elsbeth (LaBrusciano), advocate for all, teacher, grandmother

A falcon flew over Berlin Hill as Barbara Elsbeth was received by the ancestors, through rays of golden light and the bluest sky she had ever seen. Radiant, having sent her pain like a terracotta effigy into the arms of the willow that had revealed visions before, water to clean air to purify. Barbara was […]

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City Fashionistas Turn to Thrift Stores for Affordable, Sustainable Style Statement | Kolkata News

Kolkata: The pandemic has taught people about sustainable and cost-effective ways to buy and recycle and this trend has given impetus to the culture of saving in Kolkata. The owner of one of Kolkata’s oldest thrift stores, Alka Dalmia, said people were more receptive to her store and the stigma of buying pre-used clothes had […]

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Bladen County Helping Hand – BladenOnline.com

By Cara Beth Lewis Bladen County Helping Hands is a non-profit thrift store that offers high quality clothing, furniture, home decor, books, toys and household items at low prices. Owner Tanya Wilson was inspired by her brother, who also owns a non-profit thrift store in Richmond County and shares his profits with Relay for Life […]

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VAC looking for senior volunteers for the Christmas box | Gordon’s life

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Boston’s must-see places – The Daily Free Press

From stunning city views to relaxing parks, Boston has something for everyone. When you get the chance, venture out of Comm. Avenue and enjoy all that Boston has to offer. Even beyond the main town, there are smaller towns and neighborhoods worth exploring. Here’s a rundown of 15 places you must see while in Boston. […]

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Sydney couple launch second-hand clothes market, ReHomed

A dedicated online marketplace has been launched where users can find and buy second-hand clothes and accessories. The brainchild of Sydney-based couple Rogan and Kim Carroll, the ReHomed Clothing Marketplace not only aims to breathe new life into second-hand clothing, but also to solve the problem of waste generated by the fashion industry. Recent research […]

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Manchester’s Best Vintage Clothing Shops

As the cost of living crisis continues to create misery for millions of people, it’s not just energy, food and fuel that are rising and driving pounds out of people’s pockets. The price of clothing and footwear increased by 6.3% between January 2021 and 2022, outpacing the general increase in consumer prices, according to the […]

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Proctor grad Hanninen eyes a career in social work – Reuters

Madison Hanninen estimated that she spent about half of her time at Proctor High School learning outside. The COVID-19 pandemic meant that entire swaths of her second and early years were spent homeschooling while her mother, an essential worker at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, was at work. This has prompted Hanninen to embark on […]

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The Best Careers For The Cancer Zodiac Signs, According To An Astrologer

Learning your hidden strengths and power moves as determined by astrology is great for introspection, but it can also be helpful in finding your professional match. For Cancer zodiac signs, who are known for their keen intuition and generous nature, it’s important that their work can support others and make them feel at home. Emotional […]

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Checked! @ thrift stores – Orlando Sentinel

I’m ticked except that I can’t get any information from Orange County on hurricane preparedness. I try to be well prepared in case of a severe thunderstorm and would like to know where the nearest shelter is located and the protocols for accessing a shelter. The only thing I can find online is a phone […]

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ThredUp teams up with celebrity stylist Karla Welch to make wedding season more sustainable

Now that wedding season is in full swing, you probably have a few on your calendar. Does that mean you have to immediately head to the mall and get your wallet out for something new to wear? We don’t think so and neither does celebrity stylist Karla Welch. She’s teamed up with ThredUp to try […]

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Criminals on bail for 2016 murder, arrested for selling guns in Perry County

LOBELVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A felon’s attempt to pay rent with an AR-15-style rifle landed him behind bars. Daniel and Mollie Baker were arrested in Perry County, while the couple were on bail after a 2016 Cheatham County homicide. “Once we started the investigation, that’s when we learned who we were dealing with,” Perry County […]

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Couples are turning to eco-friendly wedding elements as sustainability grows in popularity: Report

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Today’s environmentally conscious bride and groom strive to do their part to minimize waste on the wedding day. Event venues and vendors are trying harder to be eco-friendly, as Lauren Kay, editor of The Knot, a leading wedding publication, told The Associated Press. “A lot of suppliers […]

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Monroe Thrift Store Holds Wedding Dress Sale – Times News Online

Published on May 21, 2022 at 07:53 Here’s the wedding dress sale — with dresses in white, off-white, ivory, light pink, and even bright orange camouflage — at the Kunkletown Thrift Store this Sunday. “We love the feeling it gives us when the bride-to-be is happy. We’re a thrift store for the community, and that […]

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Jerry Putnam Car Show is a staple of the Nazareth Child & Family Connection Fun Fest – Salisbury Post

Nazareth Child & Family Connection ROCKWELL — In the mid-1990s, Jerry Putnam suggested that Nazareth Child & Family Connection might want to add a car show to its annual Fun Fest. Turns out Putnam’s idea was pretty solid. Now, 26 years later, the auto show is a staple of Nazareth’s Fun Fest, the nonprofit’s biggest […]

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Group plans to open a pantry and a thrift store | News

A group of community members hope to open a new food pantry and thrift store in David City. He is expected to be housed in the former Congregational Christian Church, 696 N. Fifth St. Bridging Our Community member Janae McMahon spoke about the plans at David’s regular town council meeting on May 11. It would […]

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Snapping hats with Raider Hall of Famer Ted Hendricks

May 17, 2022 Dell Franklin behind the bar in the 90s Editor’s Note: The next series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” which will be published every two weeks, includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin. Franklin’s memoir, “Life On The Mississippi, 1969,” is currently on […]

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5 simple tips to become a smart and savvy buyer

TRADE AND TECHNOLOGY — Whether you buy online or in-store, you can ensure you get what you pay for with a little extra planning. These smart shopping tips can help you get the most savings and added benefits while you’re at it. 1. Time your purchase Before any major purchase, spend time researching the product […]

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4 upcoming and innovative projects in the fashion industry

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. The fashion industry is one of the most energy-intensive and polluting industries in the world today. Industry accounts for no less than 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions and nearly 20% of wastewater pollution. Additionally, the fashion industry uses about as much energy as shipping and aviation […]

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A Monterey woman turns her garage into a teacher’s supply store where everything is free. | 831 (Tales from the area code)

On a Tuesday afternoon in Monterey, two kindergarten teachers from La Mesa Elementary are “shopping” for school supplies at The Sandbox, aka Mary Simon’s garage. Greta Huang is thrilled to find a stash of blank greeting cards, perfect for the Mother’s Day project her students are making. The mothers receive wooden frames painted by their […]

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Art and activism collide in the Hudson Valley

By Miranda Reale TIVOLI – What started as a modest porch sale at Tivoli is now housed in a new brick-and-mortar building on Broadway. The Thrift 2 Fight Thrift Store began as a series of pop-up apparel sales to raise money for social justice organizations, but quickly grew into a model for supporting grassroots social […]

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Wichita Falls Salvation Army Celebrates 112 Years of Service

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) – It’s a big week for The Salvation Army in Wichita Falls as it celebrates more than 100 years of community service. Their mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs without discrimination. Wichita Falls Mayor Stephen Santellana issued a proclamation Monday morning to kick things […]

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The inauguration of the new Habitat ReStore is today | neighborhood supplement

SUBMITTED BY DEANNA WALZ for the Neighborhood Extra Habitat ReStore will open in its new location at 5601 S. 59th St. today, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Habitat ReStore is a home improvement thrift store where people can find discounted appliances, furniture, tools, and building materials. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of […]

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5 Best Thrift Stores in Omaha, NE

Below is a list of the best and leading thrift stores in Omaha, NE. To help you find the best thrift stores near you in Omaha, NE, we’ve put together our own list based on this list of rating points. The best thrift stores in Omaha, NE: The top rated thrift stores in Omaha, NE […]

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CommunityAid thrift stores turn shopping into an act of Christian charity | Sponsored content

You might know CommunityAid if you’ve shopped at one of their six central Pennsylvania thrift stores or dropped off clothes in one of their familiar tan donation bins. What you may not realize is how much these simple gestures are helping this 13-year-old nonprofit make a big impact in your neighborhood. Founded on the vision […]

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The thrift store’s last days until closing – The Royal Gazette

Created: May 02, 2022 07:56 Twice Treasured, a thrift store on St. John’s Road, Pembroke, will close at the end of May, a month before its first anniversary. Operator Danielle Rivière conceded that the company did not live up to expectations. She said the pre-pandemic idea ran into the stumbling block of Covid-19 which delayed […]

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Designer Duds for less, cost-conscious resale trend lets customers dress ‘in style’ while saving money and the planet – CBS Miami

PLANTATION (CBSMiami) – Clothes Mentor in Plantation is a resale clothing chain that offers second-hand designer clothes, shoes and accessories for women. Owner Holly Morris, who grew up in South Florida, quit her job for a New York tech company and opened her franchise just before the COVID shutdown. As soon as the stores reopened, […]

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TikTok is the most downloaded application

Social media is a mess right now, with Elon Musk buying Twitter and Meta continuing to deal with the fallout from “The Facebook Files.” Amid this turmoil, TikTok – the Chinese-owned video-sharing app nearly banned in the United States under the Trump administration – continues to dominate the social media landscape. According to a recent […]

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More victims come forward after teenager secretly recorded them in Blue Springs toilet

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (KCTV) – Court records reveal disturbing new details in an investigation into a 17-year-old accused of secretly filming women using a convenience store restroom in Blue Springs. Earlier this month, police held a press conference in the hope of identifying women who may not be aware they have been registered. Police say […]

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Earth Day: 10 things you can do now to help the planet

April 22 is Earth Day and organizations and groups around the world are advocating for people to take the necessary steps to help the environment. When it comes to African Americans and Earth Day, the mainstream media doesn’t give the best portrayal of diversity in environmentalism. However, groups including the National Black Environmental Justice Network […]

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Dawn Dillard: Advertising Anomalies | Opinion

Advertisement. It is part of everyone’s life. We watch ads on TV, we see them online, they interrupt our YouTube experience. Most of us stop advertising (unless it’s during the Super Bowl, when most people pay more attention to ads than the game itself.) But, if you really pay attention to the advertising, it’s not […]

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Texarkana 2022: Smokey and the bandit

“Heading east and down, loaded and trucked, A-we’re gonna do what they say can’t be done.” It’s unlikely anyone grew up in the South and never heard of Smokey and the Bandit before, or better yet, could read those lyrics above without starting to hum along, especially if they were alive in the 70s and […]

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A room-by-room guide to home sustainability

From the kitchen to the closet to the garden, reduce your waste footprint with these local tips and resources. Reduce your waste footprint by reducing single-use containers. / Photography by Nell Hoving Dixon Philadelphians are becoming obsessed (in a good way!) with reducing their trash footprint. Since we’re living in a climate emergency, anything we […]

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Guilty plea in thrift store fire case

A Jefferson City man has been placed on two-year unsupervised probation for pleading guilty to an amended charge in the January 2020 fire at the Salvation Army thrift store. At a hearing before Cole County Judge Cotton Walker, 27-year-old William Musgrove pleaded guilty to misdemeanor misdemeanor burning. He had been charged with attempted first-degree arson, […]

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A trio of food entrepreneurs make good neighbors in Burlington’s Old North End | Food and Beverage Features | Seven days

Click to enlarge Melissa Pasanen Pat Bannerman Ameen Idris stuck her head in the doorway of the new Mawuhi African Market at 336 North Winooski Avenue last Friday with a smile on her face. The young man […]

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Artist Spotlight: snicka | The Rapidian

It was a sunny Tuesday morning when I first encountered Snicka at the crowded cafe on Lyon St. in bustling Midtown Grand Rapids. Having never met her before, I didn’t know what to expect. From our first meeting, I knew our meeting would go well, because she was immediately kind and smiled brilliantly at me. […]

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How To Shop Vintage Online And In Person – Everything You Need To Know

The first vintage piece I ever bought was an 80s iridescent purple ballgown with a sequined bodice and ruffled skirt. I didn’t have a date for my prom and because of that I decided I would go all out with my dress. It was 2008 and I was living in the middle of New Jersey […]

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Empty Bowl Luncheon Returns to Northwest Alabama

FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) — A northwest Alabama nonprofit is bringing back an annual fundraiser to help feed the hungry in three counties. The Salvation Army Women’s Shoals Auxiliary will again host the Empty Bowl Luncheon on Wednesday, April 13 at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center (10 Hightower Place, Florence). Lunch runs from 11 a.m. to […]

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New thrift store opens in Fortuna – Times-Standard

There’s a new thrift store in Fortuna, and the owners have a business plan designed to help those less fortunate in the Eel River Valley. Jordan and Leah Dyer opened Found in Fortuna, a nonprofit thrift store in the Redwood Village mall. The Fortuna Chamber of Commerce was on hand recently for a groundbreaking ceremony […]

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Update: B-SB Manager: Rescue Mission Thrift Store Buildings ‘At Risk of Collapse’ | Local

A Butte-Silver Bow official has officially declared two Uptown buildings that served as a thrift store for the Butte Rescue Mission unsafe, a move that could expedite their proposed demolition. Building official Rusty Christensen invoked a “public safety exclusion” on the buildings at 123-125 E. Park St., nullifying any potential review or action in the […]

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Nonprofit opens thrift store in Albany fully stocked by donations

ALBANY – The storefront at 412 Broadway is now home to a new second-hand retail business, The Vandy Thrift Shoppe. The store had a soft opening on Friday and is operated by Vanderheyden, a Wynantskill-based nonprofit agency dedicated to supporting area families and children. Vandy will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to […]

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REVIEW: Sister Cindy isn’t iconic – she’s a marketing mastermind

University of Arizona students are used to religious advocates trying to convert them outside the Student Union Memorial Center. These people often hold a large cross and shout out their extreme religious beliefs to students as they walk to class. Most of the time, students will rush in a state of annoyance and avoid these […]

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Let’s put some tags! 8 thrift stores in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek

Do you ever get in the “mood” for second-hand shopping? Call it boredom, a way of coping with stress, whatever you want. Sometimes you just want to hunt for unique finds at a reasonable price. Over the weekend I had such an urge and found myself a little lost on where to go. So, just […]

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Events – Times News Online

MARCH 28 • Deadline for ordering the Lenten Fish Dinner, which will be held from 4-6 p.m. on April 1 in the Parish Hall of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 433 Pershing Blvd., Fullerton. Information and cost: [email protected] or 610-349-7791; order forms: sercc.org/st-elizabeth-church or at the parish office • Half-price sale, from 10 […]

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With a simple coat and warm prose, Cynthia Thomas inspired cancer patients

“There’s something about that coat that represents everything we learned in class: being kind to people because judging them ‘hardens our hearts’, living every moment of life to the fullest, and keeping a journal of gratitude for us. remember how beautiful our life is now,” she wrote. Fast forwardA look at the news and events […]

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Leadership Steamboat Expands Bear Aware Volunteer Program

Bear resistant rolling garbage carts are available from local garbage haulers.Suzie Romig / Steamboat Pilot and Today The Steamboat Leadership Class of 2022 has landed on a timely topic to address to create an active, grassroots, volunteer Bear Aware program called Keep Bears Wild. “In partnership with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, our goal is to […]

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Fourney Chronicle: Finding the Importance of Giving Back | Local News

Katie Fourney SHARES Omaha “If I could have one more Zoom meeting, I would feel fulfilled.” I can honestly say that thought never crossed my mind. At a recent Impact CB Gathering at Hope-Net’s Sequels Thrift Store, Hope-Net Ministries Executive Director Randy Fontaine challenged the assembled young professionals to think about what gives meaning to […]

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New grant offers hope of housing to those camped on Castro Street

Angelina Peña moved into a trailer in a vacant parking lot in North Richmond nine months ago. “Unfortunately, difficulties arose,” she said, offering a quick explanation of the difficult situation that kept her away from her children and the encampment where her sister lived. Peña landed a job with Safe Organized Spaces, an advocacy group […]

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How a glass mural in Sharpsburg brings the community together

Iinterdisciplinary artist Sarah Cohen associates with Second Harvest Thrift Community Store on a mission to make Sharpsburg a little more colorful. Second Harvest is a year-long nonprofit that sells clothing, household items, and furniture donated by those in the Fox Chapel Area School District at affordable prices. Proceeds go toward grant opportunities for community businesses […]

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Cheap Clothing Buying Tips – The Lima News

Dear Answer, Angel Ellen: With everyone cleaning out their closets during the pandemic, I’ve read that it’s a golden age for shopping at thrift stores and consignment stores. But I’m so overwhelmed by the normal overload of these stores. Now every rack is stuffed and I don’t feel up to the task of treasure hunting. […]

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Paradise Valley Estates opens expanded senior living community – The Vacaville Reporter

This year is a year of significant milestones for Paradise Valley Estates. Not only does 2022 mark the 25th anniversary of the Fairfield senior community, it will also mark the first full year of its new neighborhood, The Ridge. A grand opening ceremony was held on Thursday for the new 8-acre neighborhood consisting of 70 […]

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Women of color vintage store Her & Ziba celebrate grand opening in Ravenswood – The Columbia Chronicle

The ribbon fell as co-owners Leslie Castromayor and Elhom Karbassi celebrate the boutique’s opening day with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Sam Tucker A vibrant splash of pastel pink and purple followed by the aromatic scent of frankincense greeted guests as they entered Her & Ziba in Ravenswood on Saturday. The shop’s dog, a black Chihuahua mix […]

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Salvation Army rebuilds hurricane-damaged headquarters

FORT WALTON BEACH – After sustaining $1 million in damage from Hurricane Sally in September 2020, the rebuilt 44,000 square foot building that houses the headquarters, chapel, social services office and the Fort Walton Beach Salvation Army Corps thrift store officially became known as Hollingsworth Hall. Friday morning. That’s when more than 50 people helped […]

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Food pantries and aid programs see demand rise amid inflation

Connie Longshore said many of those seeking help had well-paying jobs, but with soaring commodity prices, their wages simply couldn’t keep up. KOKOMO, Ind. – Marcia Eckstein, volunteer manager of Kokomo’s St. Vincent De Paul food pantry and thrift store, said outreach resulted in a record 1,900 pounds of food last month. In fact, the […]

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Running a Business as a University Student – Global Village – The Sentinel

Courtesy of Unsplash, Megan Lee The world of trends continues to sweep college campuses and the younger generation as we move forward in our tech-laden lives. A trend can be the start of something new for a Rockhurst student. Logan Crank, a sophomore of commerce from Austin, Texas, took his take on this latest trend: […]

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Have you tried the Tail’s End Thrift Store in Wetumpka? This is a major fundraiser for HSEC Shelter Animals’ Care – Elmore-Autauga News

News from the Humane Society of Elmore County As a non-profit organization, fundraising is at the top of our priorities so that we can continue our mission to help so many Elmore County animals in need. The Tail’s End Thrift Store co-located with our Shelter at 255 Central Plank Road, Wetumpka, AL, is our largest […]

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Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Old Baby Clothes Rekindle Future Grandma’s Circle of Life | Way of life

I’m often criticized for my tendency to save things: ticket stubs, textbooks, the notebook from when I was supposed to interview Hillary Clinton, but she canceled. What my family doesn’t remember is when dropping trash cans and boxes in the basement and in the warehouse pays off – not in cash, like in all those […]

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Jolie Siegel helps establish the College TikTok channel

Jolie Siegel of Carmel, NY, is one of 15 SUNY Oneonta students to gain first-hand experience in the growing field of social media marketing as a founding member of the college’s TikTok team. The student-run social media channel, launched in October, is designed to offer insight into life at SUNY Oneonta, from what classes to […]

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Durry and Evv Fuel a Comeback for First Ave’s Best New Bands Showcase

Just a year after forming their eponymous band while quarantined at mum and dad’s, Austin Durry turned to his little sister Taryn ahead of their penultimate song on Friday with an incredulous smile. “I don’t know if you heard, but we’re playing on the main stage on First Avenue,” he said. That same holy beep-style […]

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Westville Class of 1972 Reunion The 50th reunion of the Westville (Okla.) Class of 1972 is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 in the Banquet Hall next to Westville Flower Shop in downtown Westville. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and the menu includes parmesan-crusted chicken, spaghetti, salad, chocolate-covered strawberries, coffee, sweetened […]

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Springfield’s Snail Art House focuses on the creative process

Nestled in downtown Springfield is a bright and colorful new space for artists to create and sell their work: Snail Art House. Passing the windows of 204 S. Campbell Ave., passers-by can see artists painting large flowers and mushrooms on the walls or pondering their next creative move, all in preparation for the opening of […]

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Community Calendar: March 3-4, 2022 | Community calendar

Thursday Afton Adult and Continuing Education Program, 4-7 p.m., Afton Central School, 29 Academy St., Room 236. For info: 607-639-2811 before showing up. Cobleskill COVID-19 Testing Site, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., SUNY Cobleskill, Bouck Hall Ballroom, 106 Suffolk Circle. For appointments: https://tinyurl.com/3xv69ffh Cooperstown Book Collection, 5:30-7 p.m., Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main Street. Sponsored […]

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Rancho de la Luna is off the beaten path, but popular for top musicians

A paved path leads to the studio. The eclectic decor, which Catching calls “swap meet/thrift store chic,” pops with a mishmash of treats on the porch. There is a dusty Hammond organ covered in trinkets opposite a pair of worn chairs. Various objects, including a bowling pin, guitars, paintings and a mirror, are strewn on […]

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A man opens a thrift store and changes his life after losing his son to addiction

SOUTH WILLIAMSON, Ky. (WSAZ) – After coping with the tragic loss of a son to addiction in 2019, Paul Williamson and his wife built a thrift store and ministry for people struggling with addiction. disease. Outreach for Addiction Ministry is more than just a thrift store. Williamson, his wife and other members of the nonprofit’s […]