Claiming the pandemic had a "severe impact" on business the Pet Valu chain is closing all U.S. operations, including five locations in western Montgomery County, and laying off hundreds nationwide.
The Industrial Drive, Gilbertsville, company has joined 1,100 other firms operating in the Houston TX region to help promote its economic growth. Penflex opened a new warehouse in Houston this year.
Pennsylvania came to the aid of more than 90 local small businesses Saturday, announcing they had already received, or were due to get, a total of more than $1.76 million in pandemic-related grants. See the list.
Lumina Solar, whose electrical and engineering director is a Gilbertsville resident, has opened an office in Palm PA, north of East Greenville, for its sales expansion into Pennsylvania.
State money to cover coronavirus-related expenses will soon be delivered to 27 local fire departments and companies, and another nine ambulance and emergency medical service providers.
If Fido is filthy, if Rover looks kinda rough, or if Toto is a tad dirty, Pet Valu stores in Gilbertsville, Royersford and Phoenixville have a deal for you: free self-serve dog washing in October.
Seven medium- and small-sized, employee-focused companies in western Montgomery and northern Chester counties have been named to a statewide list as the 2020 "Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania."
Montgomery County's coroner has ruled the Monday night shootings in Gilbertsville as a double homicide and suicide, the county district attorney said Tuesday. He urged anyone living in a violent situation to seek help.