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Borough Bakery’s Treats Tantalize

May 11, 2011 by

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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 […]

No Bull About Russell Johnson

May 11, 2011 by

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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 […]

Unwrapping the Work Behind Quiznos

May 11, 2011 by

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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 […]

New California Area Library Director

May 4, 2011 by

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By Elisa Karafilis For Brian Dawson, 38, life as the new director of the California Area Public Library is a life both behind a computer and out in the library, helping patrons. Dawson says he gets to work an hour early “to get a jump on things and to give me some time to focus […]

T-shirts and Hoodies With a Personal Touch

May 3, 2011 by

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By Michael Farina Step off Wood Street into Bee Graphix and you’re surrounded by all the jackets, shirts, and personalized knickknacks you could possibly imagine. After that, the next thing you’d notice is the owner, Lynn Slagle, leaning behind the counter talking shop into the cell phone that never leaves her possession.  Slagle, 56, has […]