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Corning's Gaffer District Announces a New Salon on Market Street

Corning, NY – Corning’s Gaffer District welcomes a new salon, Strands Salon located at 77 East Market Street specializing in precision cuts, custom colors, formal styles, makeup, facial waxing, and personalized hair styling and makeup lessons to Corning’s downtown.

Owner and stylist, Lindsay Crance would like to invite the public to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Strands Salon on Tuesday, August 9 at 12:30pm. Join Lindsay, along with fellow stylists Kerri Schillo and Dustin Dixon for a tour of the space and refreshments, between 11:45am–1:45pm.

As a stylist on Market Street for over 14 years, Lindsay wanted a space that allowed her to create beautiful hair and connect with each of her loyal guests. Crance stated, “I wanted it to feel inviting and calming, a place where anyone could come in and know they were welcome to be themselves.”

She is passionate about continuing education, including Redken and Goldwell certified classes and enjoys mentoring, supporting and encouraging other stylists. Hairstylists Kerri Schillo and Dustin Dixon will share Lindsay’s space and offer services at Strands Salon as well, with nearly 30 years of experience between the two of them.

The interior of Strands Salon features furniture pieces that are repurposed antiques. Crance explained, “I love all things vintage and retro, with a healthy dose of farmhouse and apothecary charm.”

Coleen Fabrizi, Executive Director for Corning’s Gaffer District stated, “We're thrilled to welcome Strands Salon to the Gaffer District! Lindsay offers many years of experience to her guests in a wonderful and relaxing environment."

Lindsay grew up in Mansfield, PA and is currently raising her family in the Lawrenceville/Elkland, PA area. She and husband, Conrad, have a 9-year-old daughter, Darby, and an 8-year-old son, Gabe. They share their home with the other loves in their life: 13-year-old Beagle, Sophie Mae; 9 month-old Chocolate Labradoodles, Baxter and Jake; and 1 ½ year-old Maine Coon, Sascha. Her other interests include spending time at the lake or in her pool with her family, reading, pretending to know how to crochet, watching movies, running, cooking, writing her blog, Beauty By Lindsay ( or making how-to videos for her Youtube channel (

Current hours for Strands Salon are by appointment Tuesday through Saturday.

For more information on Strands Salon and Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday, August 9 please contact Lindsay Crance at (607) 973-2424 or email Strands Salon can also be found on Facebook and Instagram.

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