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 Randy Cellone, president of Cellone’s Bakery, stands in the company’s Crafton-area facility.
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Randy Cellone, president of Cellone’s Bakery, stands in the company’s Crafton-area facility.

Cellone’s Bakery plans expansion with a new facility, new product ideas

A few weeks ago, the company started up its first production line at a new 112,000-square-foot manufacturing site off Route 60 near Crafton.


 Country singer Kenny Chesney performs at Heinz Field as part of the Brothers of the Sun tour in 2012.

Summer concert season seen as boon to Pittsburgh economy

VisitPittsburgh estimates the Chesney show and concerts by Taylor Swift, the Rolling Stones and One Direction will generate $35.4 million.



Nonprofits’ impact touted at Pittsburgh briefing centering on Wolf budget

As legislators gear up to hammer out next state budget, nonprofit officials gather to find out how their services may be impacted.



 Now in its second year, the Infiniti Q50 offers distinctive design and high levels of connectivity and personalization.

Scott Sturgis/Driver’s Seat: Infiniti Q50S exudes elegance but its performance falls short

This week: 2015 Infiniti Q50S 3.7 AWD



Ex-PPG chemist charged with selling secrets released on bond

Thomas Rukavina, 62, of Plum, was released on $100,000 bond after withdrawing an earlier request for a competency evaluation.



 State DEP officials say they have taken a lesson from other states and regions that have a long history of regulating noise from oil and gas operations, particularly the Canadian province of Alberta, and stayed away from establishing firm decibel limits that can seem unambiguous but are in practice difficult or unfair to enforce.

Pennsylvania DEP wades into ambiguous area of noise regulation

State regulators propose that companies drilling and fracking in the Marcellus and other gas-rich shales to mitigate noise from well pads.



 Mark Caskey, president of Washington-based Steel Nation, stands near a site that his company built in Washington County.

Quiet please: Companies find market in silencing natural gas compressor stations

Washington, Pa.-based Steel Nation Inc. has found a place making loud natural gas compressor stations quieter.


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OTHER BUSINESS


First National Bank's parent company to buy Pa. branches from Bank of America

F.N.B. Corp. said it would acquire two branches in Berks County, two branches in Lancaster County and one in Chester County.



Chromos Eyewear founder donates free glasses to students

Eyewear entrepreneur Daniel Childs says his company will give back by donating glasses to students in Pittsburgh Public Schools.


 

POWERSOURCE


Wolf to take applications for pipeline task force

Pennsylvania expects to see thousands of miles of pipelines built over the next decade.



Exxon shareholders vote on climate change, fracking

Amid lower oil prices, Exxon shareholders listen to CEO, vote on climate and fracking measures


 

Business of Health


UPMC, Highmark decline invitation to negotiate

Judge calls consent decrees on breakup “terrible agreements,” to rule on legality of UPMC’s decision to sever Medicare Advantage contract.



Helping caregivers fill the gaps with the community's support

Through “I Care” initiative, United Way hopes businesses and others will keep watch on elderly citizens who may be on verge of crisis.


 



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The Continental nameplate makes a triumphant return to Lincoln

The Lincoln Motor Company has taken the next big step forward in its modern evolution with the introduction of the new Lincoln Continental.



2015 K900 helps Kia celebrate its 20th anniversary

The K900 luxury sedan is the perfect example of just how far an automotive brand can come in just two decades.


 

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