Daybreak Nation on Location: John’s Boot and Shoe Repair turns 100

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John Torquati's grandfather started the family business, specializing in repairing shoes, boots and much more

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – A local shop repair business on Market Street is celebrating 100 years of serving the community.

John’s Boot and Shoe Repair has been open since 1920. John Torquati’s grandfather started the family business, specializing in repairing shoes, boots and basically anything leather.

“Belts, a lot of times, shortening them, adding holes, purse zippers, seam tears, maybe the handles come loose,” Torquati said.

The repair shop is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

Check out the videos above to learn about the history of the business.

To get a quote or gather more information, visit their website.

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