Honeycone Craft Icecream adds a new twist to icecream making

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – It’s the season for ice cream and in New England that is pretty much all year round. There is a new kid on the block in Chester setting itself apart from the crowd called Honeycone Craft Ice Cream. Tula MacDougal and her daughter, Christiana Berube, started running the business together … Read more

YMCA seeing record number of campers, need more counselors

EAGLE, Wis. – Summer camp is underway for many kids across Wisconsin. But a local YMCA branch is still in need of more counselors. A record number of kids signed up for camps at the YMCA. They are looking for more counselors this summer to help fill open positions to be able to serve more … Read more

A kind of magic: The 11-year-old little business wizard doing a booming trade in wands

An 11-year-old Harry Potter fan has come up with a magical idea for a business – making wands and spells. After playing games with her friends inspired by characters in the books and films about the boy wizard, Tara Matthews-Reynolds began making magic wands at her home near New Plymouth. “I was just going to … Read more

Family-owned Florence Coffee opens Whitefish location

The Montana family-owned Florence Coffee Company has opened its newest location in Whitefish. The company’s owners Rachel and Nate Tamblyn hope the coffee company’s latest expansion to the northern part of the Flathead Valley will provide accessibility for locals and visitors wanting to grab a coffee while traveling US 93. Florence Coffee Co is a … Read more

A love for crafting becomes a retreat business enterprise center for women in Calhoun County

Crafting is big business for two women in Calhoun County who have turned private homes into dedicated spaces for scrapbookers and quilters. On any given weekend and some weekdays, Katrina Asselin, owner of Riverside Retreats in Marshall and Kim Hall, who helps manage Creekside Crafting Retreats in Emmett Township, are hosting crafters who come from … Read more

Binghamton Cites Dixie Owner But He Says He Can’t Evict Residents

The owner of a downtown Binghamton rooming house says he cannot legally evict the people living in the building, despite a city condemnation order. Faisal Affify said there are still nine “active tenants” in the Henry Street building now known as the Dixie 2000 Center who are paying rent. Speaking on WNBF Radio’s Binghamton Now … Read more

How Free Women founder built business as a refugee in Utah

As a young woman in Afghanistan, Hanifa Javadi dreamed of owning her own business. Each day at 5 am, she would take a seat beside her in-laws and meticulously weave a rug by hand for the next 15 hours. Seven years went by like this, and Javadi never saw any earnings from her labor. “All … Read more

A love for crafting becomes a retreat business enterprise center for women in Calhoun County

Crafting is big business for two women in Calhoun County who have turned private homes into dedicated spaces for scrapbookers and quilters. On any given weekend and some weekdays, Katrina Asselin, owner of Riverside Retreats in Marshall and Kim Hall, who helps manage Creekside Crafting Retreats in Emmett Township, are hosting crafters who come from … Read more

Saucier teen battling Crohn’s Disease opening business and youth organization

A Saucier teen decided to start his own business in 2017 geared toward teens dealing with the struggles of everyday life by spreading positivity and love. Now he is in the process of opening ‘Hunter’s Rainbow,’ a youth organization and store. In 2017 at age 12, Hunter Paige was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease and had … Read more