Traci Janowicz-Lillis shows her favorite skates. She has been involved in the Skate Shop most of her life, which might explain why it feels like home to her customers. (Photos by Eric Crump/ H-F Chronicle)
An older gentleman, a retired professional who suffered from dementia, used to stop by the Skate Shop in downtown Homewood every Tuesday to while away the hours, chatting with staff and customers.He would sometimes fall asleep, and the owner would let him nap for a while. What kind . . .