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Berks Biz

‘New’ general store buys local, connects with community

Like a country line dancer, Arian Hungaski moves back and forth between two prep areas behind the deli counter at Wanamakers General Store near Kempton in Berks County. She's assembling an order of sandwiches that includes special wraps offered only in the spring. They're made with chicken, fresh strawberries, feta cheese, mixed greens, balsamic glaze and a touch of mayo.

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ATAS International Inc. president honored with award

Dick Bus, president of ATAS International Inc., an Allentown manufacturer of metal roofing, wall and ceiling panels for commercial and residential buildings, was honored with the Good Scout Award by the Boys Scouts of America Minsi Trail Council, Trexler District. Bus was honored during a breakfast at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Breinigsville. Bus has been a longtime supporter of the local Boy Scouts and was a scoutmaster for six years. Pictured is Bus during his speech at the...

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Wyomissing firm seeks $718M to help fund casino deal

Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. of Wyomissing, a gaming-focused Real Estate Investment Trust firm, which last week announced a multi-tiered deal involving the sale of operations at The Meadows Racetrack and Casino in suburban Pittsburgh, has now announced changes to its stock offering to help pay for the deal.

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