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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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Community compendium

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 […]

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Upcoming musical to benefit Grace Care Center

NOBLESVILLE — Every week, hundreds of families in Hamilton County rely on the help of a care center that offers a variety of different services. “There was nothing I could do to cover our needs remotely. I’m a nurse. I have a degree,” Angie Sherrill said. After 16 years of marriage, Sherrill and her husband […]

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The owner of Knoxville’s Rankin restaurant is allegedly selling a recipe for homemade cookies

Even after baking extra batches of cookies, Donna Kennedy couldn’t keep up with the hundreds of hungry customers trying to get one last meal at Rankin’s Restaurant this week. Kennedy has been the restaurant’s only cookie maker for nearly 25 years. She joked that she tried to give up control over the customers’ favorite but […]

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Dirtbag Glamor is ascending once again

RECENTLY, WITHOUT FANFARE or warning, friends and collaborators Pete Davidson and Colson Baker (better known by his rap handle, Machine Gun Kelly) dropped their pants and went live on Calvin Klein’s Instagram account in a send-off of the famous brand underwear advertisements. Keeping a running gag that they hadn’t actually been hired as models for […]

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Economic pressures draw more customers to Iowa City thrift stores

After closing at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ragstock and Goodwill returned to pre-pandemic status. Gabby Drees Ragstock is seen in Iowa City on Sunday, February 2, 2022. Ragstock was closed for two months in 2020 due to COVID-19 but was able to recover financially. As inflation drives up the cost of everyday goods, […]

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Secondhand shopping at Bradford Clothes Line helps community members in need (10 photos)

The Clothes Line thrift store is run by volunteers and helps keep textiles out of landfills with proceeds supporting community programs It’s been a few months since secondhand store, The Clothes Line opened in Bradford, and so far it has been well received by the community, with many donations, increased opening hours and customers faithful. […]

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The Salvation Army continues its fight against hunger | News

The Rotary Club of China Lake received hard facts last week regarding the Salvation Army’s efforts to alleviate hunger and financial hardship. Lt. Gina Noble, Messenger of Compassion, is an ordained minister and a commissioned officer for the Salvation Army is Ridgecrest. “It was very important when we came here to reintroduce The Salvation Army […]

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Mary Ann Boutain – Grand Forks Herald

Mary Ann Boutain, 83, of Grand Forks, ND and formerly of Crookston, MN, Fargo, ND, Detroit Lakes, MN, and Reynolds, ND died Monday, February 7, 2022 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, due to of complications of Phenomena. Marry Ann Breidenbach was born August 16, 1938 in Reynolds, ND, the daughter of Leo and Elizabeth […]

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Edna Whitacre Obituary (1924 – 2022) – Columbus, OH

Edna Cline Whitacre died in Bluffton, South Carolina on February 7, 2022 at the age of 97. For over 65 years she was the beloved wife of the late Bruce John Whitacre. Edna was predeceased by her son, Mike and her daughter, Mary Ann. She is survived by her children: Jill (Gary) Kooken, Lisa (Paul) […]

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Second-hand shopping poses a moral dilemma for shoppers

Second-hand shopping is starting to become more popular and the app, Depop, which allows people to sell their old clothes or buy second-hand clothes, is booming because of it. Buying second-hand clothes is a great alternative to fast fashion because it’s more eco-friendly and even Depop claimed it was their mission but this creates a […]

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I absolutely enjoy the Plaza

“. . . I love The Plaza,” exclaims the six-year-old title character halfway through Kay Thompson’s “Eloise” (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, copyright renewed 1983). This book “about a little girl who lives in the Plaza Hotel” has been one of my children’s favorites over the years. Eloise’s sentiment, however, brought to mind […]

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Here’s how to avoid buying fake vintage items

Tips to protect yourself from scams when buying vintage items online Updated: 6:30 PM EST February 7, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript INVESTIGATOR BRIAN ROACH HAS A WARNING. BUYING SOMETHING ANTIQUE OR VINTAGE MEANS GOING TO A BARGAIN STORE OR ANTIQUE STORE BUT NOW SEEING THESE IMS ATERE AS CLOSE AS YOUR PHONE THE BETTER […]

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Tolleson, Stephen

TOLLESON, Stephen In loving memory of Stephen Philip Tolleson. Stephen Tolleson, 74, died on February 2, 2022. His generosity, sense of humor and commitment to family were evident in everything he did. He will be greatly missed. Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 7, 2022 at HM Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Chapel in […]

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The Wesleyan Argus | More is more: the art of wearable maximalism

Fashion is often predictable or cyclical in nature. As modern fashion trends show, what was once fashionable usually comes back within a few decades. Young people, for example, embraced the 70s, not only in terms of music, cigarettes and mules, but also in terms of stylistic silhouettes. It has become common to see today’s youth […]

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Riverhead calls for removal of Salvation Army bins behind its Main Street thrift store

Salvation Army main street store donation bins violate the town of Riverhead’s code ban on dropping bins downtown under a section of the code enacted in 2014, a summons says of the city issued to the organization. The town has been in Riverhead Magistrates’ Court with the Salvation Army since the Code Enforcement Division issued […]

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Letter: Thank you very much | Opinion

The latest numbers are in: At the end of 2021, FOLCAS, whose revenue is primarily generated by the Pick of the Litter thrift store in Newport, spent more than $1 million in direct aid for animals and pets of Lincoln County since its founding in 2009. Total program services expenditures for 2021 were $144.7,000 (up […]

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Reducing Clothing Recycling: Giving Clothing a Second Life in Cape Breton

SYDNEY, NS — An average day at Donna’s Consignment Shop in Sydney is busy. “We have to process the clothes that come in, we have to tag them, we have to organize them, we have to take photos for online advertising. It’s like housework, it never ends,” Donna O’Connell said. , shop owner. O’Connell has […]

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Fusion Friperie Shoppe opens in downtown Morinville

by Stephen Dafoe Residents of Morinville and surrounding areas will soon benefit from a second thrift store in town, which will open February 1 in the former location of the Body Shop Fitness Center. Fusion Canada is behind the 4,000 square foot store, focusing primarily on clothing. The store will also offer a selection of […]

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Community Calendar: January 28-31, 2022 | Community calendar

Friday 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 Cooperstown Food Pantry, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 25 Church Street. Call 607-547-8902 ahead for order pickup. Serving residents of northern Otsego County. For info: www.cooperstownfoodpantry.org delhi Community lap swim, 7 a.m. to […]

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The ugly side of fashion: Bradley students highlight ethical issues in landmark project

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) – A team of students from the University of Bradley have used their senior project to highlight the ethical issues underpinning the fast fashion industry. Fast fashion involves making cheap fashionable clothes as quickly as possible to meet demand, usually using cheap labor overseas. Anna Wasko is a public relations student at […]

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Le Promeneur, January 24, 2022: Events in the Alle-Kiski valley

Advertise your events, club meetings and fundraisers for free in The Stroller. Send information at least a week in advance to [email protected] Please include a daytime phone number. Knead Community Café welcomes donations Knead Community Café, New Kensington, accepts donations to help with the daily running of the café, 1011 Barnes St. Items on the […]

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Napa thrift stores adapt to pandemic and restrictions | Local News

As the COVID pandemic drags on, Napa’s thrift stores continue to bend and twist all over the place to keep customers and their donations coming. It seems to work. “Business has been good over the holidays,” said Bonnie Shields, director of the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop. Sales have been “fabulous” at the Napa Methodist […]

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I dress my son in second-hand clothes, I use free diapers and formula samples

THE expense of having a child has long been lamented by parents. But one mum insisted raising a baby doesn’t have to be expensive because she’s figured out how to save money at every turn. 4 Mum Sarah took to TikTok to reveal the things about her cheap baby house that ‘make sense’1 credit 4 […]

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LeClaire Library Hosts Beatles Vinyl Presentation | Bettendorf

Who buys records today? Almost all age groups are once again drawn to the local record store, where new and used vinyl records feature prominently. Young listeners appreciate emerging independent artists as well as classic releases. Everything that is “old” is “new” again. One group benefiting from the resurgence of the vinyl record is The […]

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BeReal photo-sharing app offers an authentic alternative to Instagram

BeReal takes casual publishing to the next level. Founded in 2020 by French entrepreneur Alexis Barreyat, BeReal was created in response to the current social media landscape. It’s not like Instagram, where users can organize their feeds and edit their images. BeReal does not allow you to organize. There are no filters. It simply gives […]

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Community Calendar: January 19-20, 2022 | Community Calendar

Wednesday 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 Cooperstown Food Pantry, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 25 Church Street. Call 607-547-8902 ahead for order pickup. Serving residents of northern Otsego County. Milford COVID-19 Testing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., American Legion, […]

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“A steep slope” ahead for nonprofits as hiring slows, omicron increases service demands

It may still take nearly a year for the country’s nonprofit sector to fill labor shortages caused by the pandemic. Figures released this month by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show U.S. nonprofits added just 9,246 jobs in December, the latest sign of trouble for the sector as another wave of COVID- 19 is already […]

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Corpus Christi thrift store discusses the influence of the window display

For the three friends, their business is not just what you wear, but how you wear it. Believing that an object is worth as much as the story behind it. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Corpus Christi business strives to give visitors a blast from the past as they walk through the door. Fresh prints, […]

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Thrift store and animal sanctuary revitalize historic Deep River property

DEEP RIVER, Connecticut (WTNH) – “We owed this building to getting it right,” says Allison Sloane as she runs News 8 on a tour around a massive building, a former ivory mill in Pratt Read in Deep River, which is home to a complicated story. “The ivory trade came to Deep River and Essex in […]

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Man reunites his family with old photos after finding them at thrift store

What started as a visit to the local thrift store turned into a month-long reunion story for an Illinois man. west of Chicago. As he searched he opened a box to find slides of about 80 old photos and a note inside that said “Sue’s Wedding”. Looking at them through the light, he knew they […]

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Illinois man reunites his family with old photos after finding them at thrift store

In June 2021, 22-year-old Greg Kozlick was looking for electronics at the local Goodwill store in Downers Grove, about 30 minutes west of Chicago. As he searched he opened a box to find slides of about 80 old photos and a note inside that said “Sue’s Wedding”. Looking at them through the light, he knew […]

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La Segunda Thrift Store Raises Fund for Embudo Valley Library | News

At a small Dixon boutique, you can buy a leather jacket, a blender, a set of eight wine glasses, or an oil painting from a local artist, and the money you spend goes straight to the library. next to. The La Segunda second-hand store is located in a house between the Dixon Co-operative Market and […]