BROOKLAWN, N.J. (CBS) — For many people, the idea of bowling brings back fond memories. This can be with your family or just a group of people.
Since 1966, Westbrook Lanes in Brooklawn, New Jersey has been having a ball.READ MORE: Group Of At-Risk Teens, Young Adults From North Philadelphia Taking Trip To See Meek Mill Perform At Madison Square Garden
It’s been family-owned and operated ever since starting with Daria Giles’ parents Joe and Doris. In 1988, she and her sister Joanne took over.
It doesn’t look so bad now but when COVID struck, you could hear a pin drop. Leagues were canceled and lanes were all left empty.READ MORE: USPS Holding Job Fairs In Philadelphia Region As Preparation For Holiday Season Ramping Up
While they’ve seen a few customers come back since they reopened, Giles says too many are still just too afraid to come in.
While trying to do all she can, Giles may have lost her ball, but she hasn’t lost hope.MORE NEWS: Surveillance Video Shows Attempted Armed Robbery Of Armored Truck In North Philadelphia
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