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Borough Bakery’s Treats Tantalize

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By Elise Duranko Walking into a bakery gives a welcoming feeling to almost all who enter. And if the sweet smells aren’t enough, Cathy Urban, 63, of Cathy Urban’s Cookies and Pies in downtown California Borough, will make anyone feel at home. Urban pulls a freshly done chocolate chip cookie order out of the oven […]

Chatter, Curlers for Cal Alumna

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By Morgan Cushey Isabelle Anderson, 78, of California, sits in a chair at the Hair We Are Salon just chattering away as Jacquelyn Kallis, owner of the salon, begins to rinse the shampoo from Anderson’s hair. They reminisce about the time they met 22 years ago when Kallis’ daughter was a student in Anderson’s California Area […]

No Bull About Russell Johnson

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By Teri Dice Russell Johnson, 30, of Belle Vernon enjoyed cooking with his father when he was a child. Now, the two team up running the No Bull Bar-B-Q restaurant in Smock, which Johnson opened a year ago. For Johnson, “Cooking side-by-side with my dad really gave me the interest I have in cooking.” enlisted […]

A Specialist in Pleasing People

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By Jamie Rider When you look at Mary Immel, 50, of Uniontown you can immediately tell she’s a people person.  She has a smile that is a mile wide and a twinkle in her eye that lets you know she’s someone you can relax around. Immel, an 18-year veteran of a call center in Uniontown, […]

Unwrapping the Work Behind Quiznos

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By Taylor Brletich The road to owning your own business is a bumpy and a challenging path. Cathy Clement, the franchise owner of Quiznos in California Borough, and her family, know firsthand  the commitment it takes to survive in the fast food industry. Since Aug. 14, 2006, Quiznos has been serving sandwiches, salads and soups […]

Secretary Is a Woman Who Means Business

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By Carla Fuccaro Trustworthy, friendly, and personable are just a few of the qualities that make Elaine Johnson, a clerk typist at California University of Pennsylvania, the kind of person her coworkers enjoying seeing every day. Johnson, a 1974 Cal U graduate, helps faculty and students in the Justice, Law, and Society department. Johnson took […]

Pittsburgher Becomes California Convert

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By Lauren Burgess Kerri Denise Owens, 22, formerly of Pittsburgh, is one of a few students who chooses to live in California Borough while attending a college other than California University of Pennsylvania. A regular customer of Quizno’s, Owens orders a chicken carbonara sandwich, cheddar broccoli soup, and Mountain Dew most days. Owens started out […]