madelyn p. hastings | the vindicator
In March 2009, Stella Kotsatos-Angelo, top, lost her job at Thomas Steel Strip Corp. in Warren. She decided to start selling cupcakes and cakes and opened The Cake Boutique on North River Road in Warren. Above, Shelly Adkins decorates a cake with gold paint. The Cake Boutique sells specialty cakes and desserts and is open Monday through Saturday. At right, Brian Angelo, Kotsatos-Angelo’s husband, helps his wife and her partner, Penny Bennett, sell various flavors of cupcakes and cake balls.