Thursday, December 1 2022

Harbor Freight will open a new store on Pa. 16

Harbor Freight announced last week that it would open a new store this winter near Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.

The new tool store will be at 11105 Buchanan Trail East, also known as Pa. 16.

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An official opening date will be announced closer to opening, according to a press release from the company.

Construction has begun, using local workers and companies from the Waynesboro area.

“In addition to finding a great location, we were attracted by the availability of great associates in the Waynesboro area, and we look forward to having them join the Harbor Freight team,” said Trey Feiler, Vice President real estate and construction senior. in the press release.

The family business began in Southern California in 1977, when 17-year-old Eric Smidt began to grow his father’s small business selling telephones into a successful mail-order business.

The company opened its first store in 1980. Today, Harbor Freight Tools has more than 1,300 stores and 25,000 employees across the country.

Harbor Freight already has stores in Chamberburg and Hagerstown, Maryland.

A mother-daughter team opens 40 West Deli

Across the state of Maryland, Kathy Angle and her daughter, Ashley Fink, opened 40 West Deli at 15142 National Pike near Hagerstown Speedway.

40 West Deli, which is take-out only, offers subs, sandwiches, soups, desserts and other products. The grocery store’s first official day of business was October 7.

40 West Deli opened at 15142 National Pike west of Hagerstown, near Hagerstown Speedway.

Angle said she and her daughter, both of Clear Spring, have some experience in the food business. They had an online business for about 18 months before opening the physical location.

“We love to cook,” Angle said.

She said the business is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. It is closed on Sunday and Monday.

Sports memorabilia store moves to new home

Duck’s Place, a sports memorabilia store in downtown Hagerstown, has moved a few blocks to 138 W. Washington St.

The company, owned by Donald Barnhart, offers jerseys, hats, autographed signs, sports cards and other sports memorabilia.

Duck's Place, a sports memorabilia store in downtown Hagerstown, has moved a few blocks to 138 W. Washington St.

A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for noon on Tuesday, Oct. 25, according to a press release from the city’s Department of Community and Economic Development.

Doors open at Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek Inn and Spa at 20432 Beaver Creek Road will be hosting a community open house on Saturday, October 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 23 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Activities will include tours, ice cream, hot dogs, treats and light refreshments.

Beaver Creek Inn and Spa is located at 20432 Beaver Creek Road, east of Hagerstown.  This photo was taken on Friday, October 14, 2022.

The community includes the 4,000 square foot Windmill Acre Museum; a vintage train display; the original Beaver Creek School which is now a community event center; and a 1905 house that now houses the Beaver Creek Inn & Spa.

The open house is a day to celebrate unity between businesses, according to a press release.

Mike Lewis covers business, economics and other issues. Follow Mike on Twitter: @MiLewis

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