A high school course in jewelry making inspired Tim McClelland to pursue a lifelong profession as an artisan | Business

Tim McClelland shapes an ingot of gold and alloy to make a wedding band

Tim McClelland has been making jewelry for 50 years, starting when he was 15. “It was very compelling to me,” he said. “It was really the one thing I was good at even from the beginning.”

PITTSFIELD — Tim McClelland was just a teenager


Don’t Waste Your Money: Back to School Shopping

Back-to-school shopping is looking different this year because of the move back to in-person learning, and once again, frustrating product shortages.

Some back-to-school items are hard to find. Tierra Smith was taking her children into Walmart for back-to-school supplies. “You looking forward to having them in school?” I asked. “Yes


Made in St. Louis: Retired school counselor designs bead embroidery jewelry | Fashion

Made in St. Louis: Rosanne Sartori

A necklace in a flurry of blue has a graduated Cellini spiral.

Photo by Roseanne Sartori

A vintage photo and a beaded purse • Sartori inherited a stunning photograph of her grandmother holding a beaded flapper purse that hangs in her workspace today. The photo and the purse in the


Beauty school beef ends in woman’s arrest: Lyndhurst Police Blotter


Disorderly conduct: Mayfield Road

At 9:05 p.m. June 22, police were called to Inner State Beauty School, 5150 Mayfield Road, by a male caller who told of an “uncomfortable situation.” The caller would not further explain what he meant by using the term.

At the scene, officers learned


Uncommon Threads Holds Virtual Fashion Show with Boston’s School of Fashion Design

Yesterday evening, on June 16, Uncommon Threads in Lawrence held their Dress for Your Future Fashion Show. The virtual event was produced in collaboration with Boston’s School of Fashion Design, and featured stunning creations from some of the school’s emerging designers.

Uncommon Threads is a Lawrence-based nonprofit that provides clothing