The Akron-based company behind some of the best-known jewelry chains like Kay Jewelers, Zales, and Jared plans to permanently close about 380 stores, blaming the coronavirus crisis for a major drop in business.
Business owners and workers were able to get back into the city Wednesday to continue cleaning up after the weekend’s protests. For most, it’s the first time they’ve been allowed in the city since around 1 p.m. on Sunday, because of the extended curfew.
“It is very exciting, a nerve racking day for us. But we’re so happy to be back, especially as a small business," said Kathleen Casey-Proctor, co-owner of Casey’s Irish Imports on Center Ridge Road in Rocky River.
Auto repair shops had the distinct advantage of staying open for business, as a state mandated essential service, while many businesses in the state were forced to close as the Covid-19 pandemic began its assault on Ohio.
Although many traditional summer events in Northeast Ohio have been canceled due to the coronavirus crisis, Mentor residents can still look forward to getting their farm-fresh produce and other fare from over 30 vendors at the Mentor Farmers Market.
Several people have complained that the Vitamin C Glow-boosting Unicorn Paper Mask has given them a chemical burn.19 News sent pictures of a local case to the company that makes the mask, and now it says its taking the product off the shelves.
There are competing dynamics of a state visit designed to show off the long U.S.-Japan alliance and the close friendship between Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe even as trade tensions run high.