McJak Candy Company in Medina makes sweets for the world

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  • Family spins sweet treats at the State Fair for generations

    Melvin "Dean" Otterbacher Jr. loves spinning cotton candy in his carnival-themed food stand at ... afternoon and evening newsletters The Burbank, Ohio native, who co-owns Otterbacher Bros. Concessions ...

  • Sgt. Clean’s co-founder draws on Corps values

    Krusz also sold pop and candy on a street corner, fixed things up to sell at flea markets and had paper routes throughout the year with his best friend, Andrew Bendik Jr., who today is his business ...

  • They matched wits and PolyOne: Whit & Whimsey

    BRUNSWICK, Ohio ... Candy and Candymaking;” Megan Krebs, yoga instructor at Roots Yoga, the expert on yoga for “There’s No Place Like Om;” Kristen O’Brien, assistant retail manager at A.I. Root Candle ...

  • Ohio candy makers sour on federal sugar support program

    WASHINGTON - Ohio candy makers want an extra-special treat from ... sweet-making companies are sour on it. At McJak Candy in Medina, company president Larry Johns says the program puts his lollipops ...

  • Where Did America's Summer Jobs Go?

    The work of an American summer remains, sticky and sweet as cotton candy, which doesn’t sell itself ... “I sold Christmas cards door-to-door. Oh, and I had a paper route–took it over from my big ...

  • The best small business owner in every state

    This year's winners include an animal shelter in Maine, a candy shop ... to expand. Medina-Rivera opened the Vita Natura chain in 2004; the stores provide health supplements and natural products. Over ...

  • Newark's Owens Corning fiberglass plant a tight-knit operation

    “I had two uncles who worked here, a cousin, my ... candy at 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit,” said Mark Arnold, 65, environmental leader at the plant. He is a Newark native who has been with the company ...

  • My Town: Habitat for Humanity ReStore Easter Egg Hunt

    MEDINA, Ohio — A local branch of Habitat ... 10 before turning the eggs in for a bag of candy. Each child will then enter their name in a drawing for one of two giant Easter egg baskets. The Habitat ...

  • Consumer Corner: Just what the sweet tooth ordered

    RELATED Consumer Corner: Is there a food truck in your future? Larry Johns, owner and president of McJak Candy Co. of Medina, Ohio, which manufactures Original Gourmet candies in such flavors as apple ...

  • Tightening a belt with no notches left

    One bleak sign: Hormel, the company that produces the canned pork product Spam ... The family has been forced to cut out paper towels, bottled water, chips, cookies, candy and toiletries. "I don't ...

  • You Want How Much For That

    To save money, Ray and Anita DeSilva usually vacation close to their Beaverton, Ore., home. But this year the DeSilvas decided to splurge and take their 16-year-old son to Orlando, Fla. They cashed in ...

  • ‘SUPERMAN’ BOY DIES IN BRONX ROOFTOP PLUNGE

    Cries of “Oh, my God” filled the street when neighbors ... Officials at the Mount Vernon realty company that manages the building could not be reached for comment, but Medina said that locking the ...

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