Thursday, April 2
Four months after Dietz & Watson announced a $50 million expansion of its Wissinoming headquarters, company officials joined Gov. Tom Corbett, Deputy Mayor Alan Greenberger, City Councilman Bobby Henon and other city leaders in a ceremonial groundbreaking on Oct. 10.
The signs on the sales office walls at The Arbors at Eagle Pointe say Westrum Development Company, but John Westrum is marketing something more vital than homes. He’s really selling consumer confidence — which he has to do, considering he’s sitting on the largest and most unsold residential construction project in the Northeast and perhaps the city.
Cardone Industries, at 5501 Whitaker Ave., held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 18 to mark completion of stormwater management renovations.
Dietz & Watson, 10 months after a fire destroyed its national distribution center in New Jersey, has decided to build and expand at its location at 5701 Tacony St.
A buyer is chosen for the Stephen Douglas High School building, an anti-SLAPP bill progresses, and other local news in brief.
It was a big December for the Lannett Company.
— Lodge 5 opened a new FOP union headquarters in the Northeast, which includes a business office, social hall and catering facility.