Trips on a bargain: Shop offers students thrifty opportunity


Zachary Laux

Kennison Spiering and Liandro Escobedo sit in chairs of their choice Thursday at Bridge Street Bargains. Spiering and Escobedo get paid $10 per hour toward school trips or activities.

Liandro Escobedo has grown accustomed to the ringing of a cash register and sifting through merchandise after working at a thrift store throughout the summer.

Escobedo works hard. Any given day since June, He could be spotted inside Bridge Street Bargains, located on Bridge Street across from The Wolf Hotel, working the register, hanging up clothes or performing some other task to benefit the non-profit shop.

“I think it’s great because it helps you a lot, plus it gives you something to do, so you aren’t just watching TV,” he said.

Escobedo has logged more than 500 hours working in...

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