Business for 6/30

June 30, 2002

Mack Trucks

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - Deliveries from Mack Trucks Inc. through May were down 17 percent compared with the same period last year.

Orders continued to be strong in May, but commercial activity slowed late in the month as truck manufacturers began to confirm that production slots for trucks with pre-EPA '02 engines were no longer available.

Tower Bancorp

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The board of directors of Tower Bancorp Inc. declared a third quarter cash dividend of 16 cents per share to shareholders of record July 1, payable July 22.

St. Lawrence Cement Co.

St. Lawrence Cement Co.'s Hagerstown plant recently received the 2001 Safety Commendation Award in recognition of achieving one year of accident-free production time.


The Portland Cement Association presented the award in a ceremony at the Cement Industry's annual Technical Conference in Jacksonville, Fla.


PHILADELPHIA - James Dieter, executive managing director of Insignia/ESG's U.S. Industrial Group, announced that the firm has been selected to sell an 824,298-square-foot state-of-the-art distribution facility in Hagerstown.

The distribution facility, at the intersection of Interstate 70 and 81, is on 70.25 acres and provides the potential for an expansion of up to 400,000 square feet. It has 5,000 square feet of executive office space and 13,000 square feet of operations and shipping office space.

The Shook Home

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Shook Home has begun renovations to the nursing home at 55 S. Second St. in Chambersburg.

The residents' rooms in the nursing home are being remodeled. The project is expected to carry over into 2003.

The second half of the remodeling project will break ground in August. A new reception area, new entrance, two new central bath areas and lounge areas for the residents will be created.

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