Local fisherman’s greatest catch is his rod and reel repair business

Being laid off lured fisherman Rich Naliborski to turn his hobby into an enterprise 32 years ago. He still runs the New Athens fish pole repair and supply service by himself. Five years ago, he moved the business out of his home and into a shop located where fishermen regularly drive past on their way to and from local waters where they can cast their lines.

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The third day of the East St. Louis teachers' strike brings new talks between the Illinois Federation of Teachers and District 189 representatives.