• Business & Finance

    State-of-the-art finance center coming to Monsignor Farrell

    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — After Bob Pangia graduated from Monsignor Farrell High School in 1969, he made an impressive name for himself in the world of finance. Heading a division of investment banking at PaineWebber/UBS before co-founding Ivy Capital Partners, an orthopedic-focused private equity firm, the CEO climbed the corporate ladder and deeply rooted himself in the industry, earning more than 30 years of experience in financial management, investment banking and private equity. A skilled executive leader, Pangia has a strong record of success. This month he will bring those accomplishments back to his alma mater as the Oakwood school  

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  • Sports & Travel

    Planners oppose travel center rezoning | News, Sports, Jobs

    -Messenger photo by Chad ThompsonDonna Faith, front, voices her concern about traffic safety near a proposed travel center at the intersection of U.S. Highway 20 and Poplar Avenue. Faith lives near the proposed center. She shared her concerns during the Webster County Planning and Zoning meeting Tuesday night. Tony Gustafson, district 1 engineer for the Iowa Department of Transportation, and Cody Forch, transportation team leader for McClure Engineering, look on at right. A plan to create a travel center east of Fort Dodge near U.S. Highway 20 hit an obstacle Tuesday evening when a county government panel voted against  

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  • Fashion & Shopping

    Stein Mart buyer opens New York clothing firm’s only pop-up store at Town Center | Jax Daily Record | Jacksonville Daily Record

    BCI Brands, which comprises women’s clothing lines that include Vince Camuto and Chaus, will move into the former Versona store space in The Markets at Town Center. The store is called NYC Sample Sale and is a one-of-a-kind for the New York City-based company, with prices up to 80% off. It opens July 8 for four months, although the sales volume might change that. Hours will be 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. “The customer is going to be able to come in here and essentially update her wardrobe for not a ton of money with  

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  • Fashion & Shopping

    A new shop just opened up in Brookwood Shopping Center

    TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -Madison Schmidtlein had a dream of opening up her very clothing boutique! At the age of 24, she can check that off her list as she opened up last Saturday, right across from The Burger Stand. “I’ve always liked fashion, ever since I was little and I grew up wanting to be a fashion model, and obviously that never happened so this is my next big thing. I worked the past couple of summers at my mom’s store and I really liked the retail experience so I decided to open my own,” she said. Madison Avenue Boutique  

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