Wed. 1:04 p.m.: All Pat Catan’s to close

WARREN – Craft and hobby retailer Michaels announced today all 36 Pat Catan’s stores in Ohio and nearby states will close.

There are two stores in the Mahoning Valley, at 1923 Ridge Ave. SE, Warren, and 1280 Doral Drive, Boardman.

Michaels, however, intends to rebrand up to a dozen of the closed Pat Catan’s stores and reopen them under the Michaels banner, according to the company.

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