Tag: business

Kohl’s holiday hiring to rise 15 pct

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Kohl’s Corp. plans to hire more than 67,000 seasonal workers nationwide for the holiday shopping season, which the company said is a 15 percent increase over last year. The department…

Sisters open upscale consignment boutique

By Lisa Capobianco
Sisters Traci Selinske, right and Suzanne Shamleffer   recently opened Posh Pear in Plantsville.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Looking back on their years growing up together, Traci Selinske and Suzanne Shamleffer have always wanted to open their own business. Having a passion for fashion, these two sisters not only played “dress up” as…

New store keeps history alive through Vintage

By Lisa Capobianco
Amy Kline

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Keeping history alive is something Amy Kline has accomplished through her store, Vintage from the Heart, located in downtown Plantsville. Specializing in exquisite vintage jewelry, hand-carved cameos and shells, Vera Bradley retired and vintage handbags,…

Strong students make dog treats

By Rob Glidden
Nicole Wang and Joe Albanese mold dog treats while other students place them on a tray.

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer A group of fifth-grade students at Strong Elementary School have launched their own small business selling homemade dog biscuits. Their teacher, Lenore Butler, has made it a tradition in her classroom to read “A Dog’s…