Twins Kennedi and Keith Smith revive old-fashioned candy shop idea in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A new business has popped up in Youngstown and two high school aged kids are behind it all.

The bright colors are hard to miss on E. Evergreen Place, where Kennedi and Keith Smith, both 14 years old, have opened up a candy shop.

The twins have spent a lot of time in Youngstown. Their grandparents own the property that their new candy shop sits on.

They started the idea when their mom told them about an old candy store that closed down on Glenwood Avenue.


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