John’s Crazy Socks Leaves Melville for Farmingdale

John’s Crazy Socks has packed up and moved from it warehouse in Melville to a bigger space in Farmingale. Run by Mark Cronin and his son, John, who has Down Syndrome, the company has blossomed from its start in 2016 into a large business with Read More …

Podcast: Cronins’ ‘Spreading Happiness’ Mission

 John Cronin and his father, Mark Cronin, who co-own John’s Crazy Socks, a Melville sock company   with both a social and a retail mission. The company is dedicated to making socks that support many causes, and the company employs many workers with intellectual disabilities. Read More …

Op-Ed: It’s Time to End Subminimum Wage for Disabled Workers

How would you respond if you knew that there were as many as 400,000 people in the United States paid less than minimum wage simply because they have a disability? How would you feel if you were told that the minimum wage laws did not Read More …

Town Board Honors John’s Crazy Socks

The Huntington Town Board congratulated the founders of John’s Crazy Socks, which was cited recently as a winner of a national accounting firm’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.  The Melville company was founded two years ago by Huntington residents Mark X. Cronin and his son, Read More …

Huntington Man to Testify Before House Committee

John Cronin, who has made a national name for himself marketing his John’s Crazy Socks, will testify before the U.S. House Committee on Small Business on Wednesday. Cronin, who has Down Syndrome, and his father, Mark, will speak on the hearing titled “Ready, Willing, and Able Read More …