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January Editors Note

Today's investments, tomorrow's future... - Page 4

January 2019

Looking Toward The Future


Concept to Creation
Community leaders talk about investment and potential of Route 228 - Page 20

MSA Thru-Way
Work will begin this year on an underpass that could generate opportunities and jobs - Page 22

Hope on the Horizon
AHN Cancer Institute is planning to open ahead of schedule - Page 21

New Plant Possibilities
Education, officials say, is Butler County’s best strategy to prepare for a new petrochemical plant being built in neighboring Beaver County - Page 23

Town & Gown
Butler County Community College makes a statement with downtown push - Page 24

Your Voice

Early Actions Lead to County's Economic Success
Butler County Commissioner Leslie Osche reviews the year - page 6


Stan Kosciuszo
Butler County Chamber of Commerce President expands on initiatives for the coming year - page 12

On The Job

Ashleigh LeFever
Assistant casting director for the Netflix series MindHunter - page 34

New in 2018

SpringHill Suites by Marriott
New hotel cites location as an asset - Page 14

Success comes in many flavors for gourmet ice cream shop owner - Page 16

Armstrong Comfort Solutions
This new plumbing business offers experienced employees - Page 16

Dr. Lorri's Health Store
A new, retail sister to FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Center opens on Pittsburgh Road - Page 26

Les and Danny's Community Dollar
Two local men offer groceries, community at new store - Page 28

Solevo Wellness
Medical marijuana is offered at Jackson Township dispensary - Page 30

SR Library
New library is a community effort years in the making - Page 32

Other Stories

Realized potential
The Murray Agency of Zelienople has a rich history, promising future - Page 10

Eyeing history
The Butler County Tourism Bureau considers buying the Penn Theater - Page 15

Recalling a leader
Davis Lloyd is noted as a business leader, community activist - Page 15

Fresh Thyme
Specialty grocer to open in Cranberry in February - Page 17

New Face
The owner of a local mine takes controlling stake in Oberg - Page 28

Photo Features

Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber Annual Holiday Party - Page 8

Butler County Chamber Annual Holiday Party - Page 16

Giving Tree Celebration - Page 29

Slippery Rock Business Association Annual Holiday Party - Page 33

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