Pottstown’s North End Redner’s Expanding!

I will share this information as several Redner’s store employees told me the same story.  Redner’s is taking over the two stores that were formerly occupied by Douglas Diamonds and Frank’s Hardware.  Plans are to expand their square footage AND to add more new and more diverse products for their shoppers!  As a Redner’s shopper I am so happy, WOOT!!!  Glad this business is doing well!  Redner’s is a great anchor store for the North End Shopping Center and good corporate citizen.

Former Taco Bell In Pottstown Gets Major Gut And Remodel

I don’t know what is going in here…I did hear rumors but I am not spreading them any further.  However, it does appear that something is going in here with all the work that is being done.

As you can see a big chunk of the roof is missing, all the windows have been removed etc…  There is a huge dumpster being filled up and a lot of digging going on as well.

I am glad to see that something is finally going in here!

24th Annual Heart Of Lancaster Fine Art And Craft Show

The 24th annual Heart of Lancaster Fine Art and Craft Show will be held Labor Day Weekend at Root’s Market, 705 Graystone Road (off Route 72), Manheim. For the second year, it will be a two-day event, with hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4…

Mack Trucks Production/Sales On Record Pace

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Mack produced 1,076 rigs in July, up 41 percent compared with the same time a year ago. The Volvo AB subsidiary has made 10,674 trucks from January through July. Mack’s latest figures put the company’s production up 61 percent compared with the same span a year earlier, a pace that could make 2011 one of its best years since the Great Recession sapped truck demand…

To read the rest of the article from the Morning Call, click here: http://www.mcall.com/business/mc-allentown-mack-trucks-sales-20110831,0,6080029.story

MORE MACK NEWS

Mack gets $19 million to develop ‘SuperTruck’

Federal government taps truckmaker to help with research and development project.

To read about it!  All Mack Trucks are produced in Lower MacungieTownship so this means jobs for the Lehigh Valley!

http://www.mcall.com/business/mc-allentown-mack-trucks-supertruck-d20110816,0,7574790.story?obref=obinsite


The Great Allentown Fair – August 30th through September 5th

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Looking for something to do?  Want one last hurrah for summer?

Look no further than the Lehigh Valley and the city of Allentown.  It’s fair time all this week through Labor Day.

Grandstand shows include:  Journey, Foreigner and Night Ranger tonight, Three Doors Down on Thursday, Sugarland is Friday, Marc Anthony is Saturday, Big Time Rush is Sunday and capping off the Grandstand shows on Labor Day is J&J Demolition Derby.  Bruno Mars was last night – bummer!

Of course don’t forget the huge midway with rides, food and other entertainment!  Get on out there and enjoy all Pennsylvania has to offer!

Allentown Fairgrounds
302 N 17th St,
Allentown, PA 18104

Phone: 610-433-7541

To get all the information, click on their website:

http://www.allentownfair.com/