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NEWS
June 7, 2000
The Washington County Planning Commission is recommending rezoning 10 acres on Downsville Pike next to the former Moose lodge from residential multifamily to highway interchange . The Planning Commission made the recommendation during its meeting Monday night, Planning Director Robert Arch said. The recommendation goes next to the Washington County Commissioners, Arch said. About 20 local residents had petitioned against the rezoning. But Clyde Bartles, president of the homeowners association for Town Oak Village, which is adjacent to the property, supports the rezoning.
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NEWS
By SCOTT BUTKI | June 3, 2000
About 20 local residents are petitioning against rezoning 10 acres on Downsville Pike from residential multifamily to highway interchange zoning. The land is next to Town Oak Village and the former Moose lodge. The Washington County Planning Commission is scheduled to discuss and possibly act on the rezoning request during its Monday meeting. The meeting is at 7 p.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room, County Administration Building. The vacant land is on the southeast side of Downsville Pike near the intersection with Halfway Boulevard, adjacent to the north side of Interstate 70. The request is being made by 632 Joint Venture, a Maryland general partnership.
NEWS
January 27, 2000
By SCOTT BUTKI / Staff Writer photo: RIC DUGAN / staff photographer HALFWAY - Washington County will let the new Target discount department store open in early March as planned even though a required road leading into the site probably won't be finished until April, County Administrator Rodney Shoop said Wednesday. The county did not want to prevent the business at the Crosspoint Shopping Center from opening on time so he waived a county requirement barring Target from stocking its store until the center's owner, Hekbel Limited Liability Corp.
NEWS
May 29, 1998
PEWAUKEE, Wis. -  Quad/Graphics has signed a letter of intent for a joint venture with the printing arm of Proszynski i S-ka, a printer/publisher based in Warsaw and Pila, Poland. Upon completion of the proposed venture, Quad/Graphics will install two eight-unit, web-offset presses, which, when added to Proszynski's eight presses, will create the largest printer in Central Europe. A key benefit to the expansion is the establishment of a European production and marketing base accessible to Quad/Graphics' clients.
NEWS
By AMY WALLAUER | March 26, 1998
City, county governments plan joint ventures MARTINSBURG, W.Va.- In an effort to open up the lines of communication between the county and the city, the Berkeley County Commission and members of Martinsburg City Council met Wednesday to discuss working together on some projects. "I think the city and the council should get together to do more things for everybody," said Commissioner Robert L. Burkhart. "Anything we can cooperate on, we need to do. " During the roundtable discussion, members of the council, commission and other city and county agencies discussed possible joint efforts, including emergency service, litter control, garbage collection and law enforcement.
NEWS
By MARLO BARNHART | February 1, 1998
by Yvette May / staff photographer click images to view larger versions New knees a joint venture Marybelle Foster and Anna McSherry are the best of friends with four new knees between them. "We first met in Washington County Hospital in April 1997 when we each had our first knee replacements," said McSherry, 72. That chance meeting and shared experience blossomed into a friendship that has continued and on Jan. 20, they checked in together to have their other knees replaced.
NEWS
November 26, 1997
By RICHARD F. BELISLE Staff Writer, Waynesboro GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A Greencastle businessman, one of 31 from Pennsylvania leaving Friday on a trade mission to Japan and the Far East, said he sees opportunity in the financial turmoil that is ripping through the Pacific Rim nations. John Moran, owner of Bio-Oxidation Inc., maker of the Bio-Oxidizer, a machine that safely disposes of medical waste, is seeking a joint venture deal in Japan. Moran developed the Bio-Oxidizer to recycle medical waste.
NEWS
August 29, 1997
By LISA GRAYBEAL Staff Writer, Chambersburg CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The production division of United Defense at Letterkenny Army Depot will continue to operate as usual under its new owner, a Washington, D.C.-based investment firm, according to a United Defense spokesman. "United Defense will continue to operate as United Defense," said Herb Muktarian, adding that the same management team will remain in place and the approximately 75 workers at the Chambersburg production plant will retain their jobs.
NEWS
August 27, 1997
CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) - An investment firm headed by former U.S. Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci has agreed to buy military vehicle maker United Defense L.P. for $850 million. The deal, announced Tuesday, would put the joint venture of FMC Corp. and Harsco Corp. in the hands of Carlyle Group, which is based in Washington, D.C., and has other holdings in the defense industry. United Defense was formed in 1994 by FMC, a Chicago-based manufacturer of heavy machinery, and Harsco, an industrial services and products company headquartered near Harrisburg, Pa. A production division of United Defense is located at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., where Paladin howitzers, cannon-type weapons used to fire projectiles at relatively high angles, are manufactured.
NEWS
August 12, 1997
By DON AINES Staff Writer, Martinsburg MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Lowe's hardware store on Winchester Avenue is only about five years old, but the hardware giant is planning to close it and open a Lowe's Home Improvement Center twice its size by next summer. "They must be happy in Martinsburg," said James Cochrane, the president of Resource Consultants & Developers Inc. of Parkersburg, W.Va. He said his firm is developing the project in a joint venture with T&F Properties of Aiken, S.C. The store will be on 27 acres on Route 45 at the South Queen Street interchange and would have 600 parking spaces.
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