Snowstorm Causes Boon or Bust for Local Businesses
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The great October snow storm has been a boon for the tree workers and the people trying to get the electirc power restored but what about the Mom and Pop businesses all over wetern Massachusetts that have been left in the dark due to the storm. All along Sumner Ave. in Springfield the lights remained off and the doors remained closed. At the landmark Gus & Paul’s Deli in Forst Park the sign said, ‘Due to Weather (Snow), we are CLOSED. Sorry for the inconvenience’.
Next door Jackie Chen had gas to cook with and remained open, but places like the new Magic Pizza and Bueno Y Sano also remain closed but further down Sumner Ave. many local businesses remained open and have been busy ever since the snow started to fall. We’ll have more for you on this continuing story on abc40 at 5, 5:30, and 6PM.