The former movie theater owners sold their Miami Theater in Springdale in the late 1940s after deciding televisions in people’s homes would impact that business. Instead, Elmer saw a golden opportunity in the up-and-coming recreation activity of roller skating.read more
Will Lightner was excited. He walked through the back hallway of his recently opened business before coming to a stop before a sizable metal cabinet. He pulled its door open, where inside more than 70 links of reddish-brown kielbasa dangled from the rungs of the meat smoker.
Visit Sarat Ford Lincoln in Agawam, Ford of Greenfield, or Balise Hyundai of Springfield, and chances are you’re walking on a surface installed by Salamon Flooring.
Forty-one hula skirts, 11 managers, 103 colored hair sprays, 26 snow globes, 31 mascot heads, 48 rubber ducks and 44 morph suits; these are all things one can find at Glen’s Fair Price, the oldest retail store in Harrisonburg.
The next time you listen to a band, you just might be hearing the strumming sounds of guitar strings made by Curt Mangan Fusion Matched Strings.
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Sam Johnson and the company that made him proud.