Monday, March 11, 2013
Resident Brian David said he will work to discourage teenagers from texting while driving.
Brian David has launched his own insurance agency in town. David, a 17-year Wayne resident, celebrated the opening of the agency on Friday. “I love this town, and all that it offers its residents,” David said. “I look forward to helping my neighbors with all their insurance needs and retirement planning.” David said he is passionate about educating young drivers about the dangers of texting while driving. David will be visiting local high schools to promote Allstate’s X the Text campaign. David’s agency is located on Mountain View Boulevard. — Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Daniel Hubbard at Daniel.Hubbard@patch.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Christopher Bonanno wants people to feel comfortable and relaxed at G&S Barber Shop.
Chris Bonanno wants his customers to feel comfortable. As the newest owner of G&S Barber Shop, he wants to bring a nostalgic feel back to the business, something he said that’s missing from a lot of hair stylists in the area. “There's something about those old barber shops where people used to hang out and talk,” Bonanno said. “People would gather there and talk about issues of the day, issues that were important to them. There was a real sense of community at those places.” But hanging out is the only characteristic Bonanno wants to bring back. G&S offers customers the opportunity to get a straight razor shave complete with hot shaving cream. “You can’t that hardly anywhere anymore,” Bonanno said. Gerry and Sal, G&S, owned the long-…
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Possible layoffs could come as a result of filing for bankruptcy. Company that makes
well-known snack cakes could be sold.
More than 300 workers at Hostess’ Wayne bakery could lose their jobs if the company decides to lay them off. The 320 workers we mailed conditional WARN notices on May 4. The notices informed them that their employment with Hostess Brands Inc. could be affected, said Erik Halvorson, a spokesperson for the company. The employees are some of the more than 18,500 who could lose their jobs as the company restructures its business model after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. “The notices were sent to alert employees that a sale or wind down of the company is possible in the future,” Halvorson said. Every employee received a WARN notice. These notices are sent to employees to inform them that their employment with the company could change in …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Chris Burchell: "I’m so happy that I’ve been able to survive.”
Carlye Burchell might not be alive today if it wasn’t for her father, Chris. Chris owns Absolute Auto & Flat Glass on Route 23. He specializes in repairing, replacing, and installing damaged vehicle windshields. Carlye’s car flipped over eight times on Route 80 a few years ago. Her car was totaled, but she walked away from the accident because of the work her father did. The windshield prevented the roof from completely caving in and crushing Carlye. “There’s no doubt in my mind that doing as good of a job as I did on that windshield saved my daughter’s life,” said Burchell, a Wayne resident and DePaul Catholic High School alumnus. “My work is everything, it’s my livelihood and how I make my living. I owe it to my customers, and to myself …