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SOUTH FAYETTE/NORTH FAYETTE

Grants total $5.5 million for two projects

Grants totaling $5.5 million have been awarded for projects in the region through the state's Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program.

Newbury Market in South Fayette was awarded $4 million for commercial infrastructure improvements and development. The project will transform a former brownfield site into mixed-use development that includes residential and commercial uses.

"Through this state investment, one of Allegheny County's growing communities will benefit from a main street environment with retail, dining, and office space as well as greenspaces, a hotel, and a grocery store," said state Sen. Matt Smith, D-Mt. Lebanon, who announced the grants this week.

Industrial Scientific Corp. in North Fayette will receive $1.5 million to expand its global headquarters. The proposed 200,000-square-foot facility will include office, manufacturing, and research and development space.

The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program is administered by Pennsylvania's Office of the Budget. Fifty-eight projects totaling more than $133 million were chosen for the round of funding announced this week. Organizations applying for the program must secure 50 percent matching funds.

MT. LEBANON

Library announces new scholarship

A new scholarship is available for pages at Mt. Lebanon Public Library who have exhibited dedication and commitment to the library.

The David Kenneth Held Memorial Scholarship, funded by the Held-Raubaugh families, is named for the late David K. Held, a 1976 graduate of Mt. Lebanon High School and an avid reader who was a frequent patron of the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

Mr. Held graduated from Carnegie Mellon University and worked as a computer software designer. He died in July after a yearlong battle with a rare form of bile duct cancer.


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