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High Helium

High prices and low supplies of the gas "helium" have deflated business for some local party stores.

Three major overseas helium suppliers have been off-line due to maintenance issues. The slow down has depleted supplies available for the balloon business.

A government plan for much needed equipment repairs in a U.S. facility should have supplies "sky high" by November, just in time for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.


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