Passing the Torch

Running a family business for multiple generations can be tricky, but several local companies have found a way.

Oct 12, 2021 Laurie Lauletta-Boshart

Feeding a Community

Family business close-up

In 1969, Salvador Plasencia started La Esperanza as a Mexican-style bakery. Now the 52-year-old business provides a wide range of essentials for the Capital Region’s Latino community.

Oct 8, 2021 Gerardo Zavala

Cruising Through Change

Family business close-up

Started by Louis Niello in San Francisco as a shop specializing in repairs and maintenance of Packard automobiles in 1921, The Niello Company is celebrating four generations of family ownership.

Oct 7, 2021 Lindsay Oxford