Central New York has lost a number of large retailers in the past few years, including Gander Mountain, Kmart and Circuit City. Now, another big store has filed for bankruptcy protection...and experts say the future doesn't look good.
The latest Christmas gift craze for 2016 is Hatchimals, the giga-pet like toys that actually hatch out of an egg. The problem? They might as well be egg-stinct, because finding them in Central New York is next to impossible.
Even though we just entered September, and we haven't even thought about Halloween yet, Toys R Us is thinking Christmas. They even skipped Black Friday! They just released a list of the Top 15 Holiday/Christmas Toys for 2015. Here's what they think will be the top seller.
Well, not the real Walter White, or the actor, Bryan Cranston that plays him on AMC's Breaking Bad. I saw this yesterday and it surprised me, but then I thought to myself, the place is called “Toys R Us”, not “Kids Toys R Us”.
My son recently applied for a position a UPS here in Utica because they're hiring for holiday help. He got a call back and this sure will help him with the high cost of college. Even though the unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September, 12.1 million Americans are still looking work. If you are, either part-time or full-time, here are some companies that have thousands of job openings.