Auto mechanics

She repairs forklifts, breaks glass ceilings in the auto mechanic industry

When the manager of a local steel company saw Kittra Headtke enter recently, he assumed she had come to fill the first aid kit. He was surprised to learn why she was there: to fix a broken forklift. “He says, ‘No way’,” Headtke said. Despite working in the auto industry for 13 years, the 34-year-old […]

Auto shop

Scott’s Addition Auto Shop Gets New Coat and New Owners

The new store opens on the site of the former Cosby’s Auto Service, which has closed in recent years after four decades in business. (Mike Platania) Scott’s Addition industrial buildings have become coveted sites for redevelopment. But the new owners of a property on Belleville Street are bucking the trend and instead opening a refreshed […]