Business Notes Featured

10:07am EDT July 22, 2002

Community College of Allegheny County is offering an accelerated business management certificate during the fall 1998 semester. Students will be able to complete the program and be job-ready in 11 months.

Pittsburgh-based restaurant chain Red River Barbecue & Grille has opened a unit in Annapolis, Md.

Horizon Marketing Communications has been named agency of record by Jackson and Blanc, a San Diego-based commercial and residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning contractor.

Eagle Physical Therapy has opened an office in Uniontown.

Dickey, McCamey & Chilcote has established a Web site at

SportsRock Entertainment has acquired the Fox Chapel Yacht Club, a 100,000-square-foot hospitality and recreational complex.

WTW Architects is designing a 150-bed residence hall for St. Francis College in Loretto, Pa.

Turner Construction Co. has been selected as construction manager for the new Purnell Center for the Arts at Carnegie Mellon University.

Dental Select has established a dental practice in the South Hills Medical Building at Jefferson Hospital. The staff includes two general dentists and a variety of specialists.

Mon Yough Human Services has purchased 333 Boulevard of the Allies from Pennsylvania State Education Associates.

Grant Street Associates has formed a strategic alliance with the CORE Network, a real estate services organization based in Santa Ana, Calif. Services provided by CORE affiliates include tenant representation, leasing and management, investment advisory services, construction and development management, and strategic-planning services.

Pittsburgh law firm Tucker Arensburg has established a memorial scholarship at Point Park College in the name of founding partner Richard Tucker.

Landau Building Co. has been awarded the general construction contract from St. Paul Episcopal Church for interior renovation of the nursery school, construction of the pipe organ support system and the sanctuary’s acoustical modifications.

WTW Architects has been selected to develop a master plan for the campus of West Liberty State College in West Virginia.

IMS Measuring Systems has been commissioned to manufacture an X-ray simultaneous stereoscopic multi-channel gauge for a hot strip mill at Dofasco’s Hamilton, Ontario, facility.

Law firm Reed Smith Shaw & McClay has formed its Private Equity/Corporate Growth Group. It focuses on clients who are investing in, financing, buying, selling and operating middle-market companies and entrepreneurial ventures.

An agreement between R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. and Be Free Corp. will enable all online R.R. Donnelley merchants to sell products in context on affiliate sites by using Select Source, a new service that helps catalogers sell merchandise and obtain new customers on the Internet.

North Pittsburgh Telephone Co. and Carnegie Mellon University have teamed to test a digital subscriber line, a new method of high-speed data transport using copper telephone lines.

Samy Graphics has opened an office in Gibsonia. The company offers graphic design, typesetting, marketing and printing services.

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has moved its headquarters to 425 Sixth Ave., Suite 635. Its new phone number is (412) 392-4555, ext. 4529.

Business Records Management and O/P/U/S Inc. have merged. Terms have not been disclosed.

The COMM Group has received a contract to design and install an integrated access-control and video badging system for Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Angstrom Sciences has initiated plans to relocate its headquarters to City Center of Duquesne. The company manufactures magnetron sputtering cathodes and high-purity materials used in conjunction with the cathodes.

Calgon Carbon Corp. has been selected to build the first full-scale UV/peroxide system for drinking water treatment in North America in Salt Lake City.

Deer Lakes School District has chosen WTW Architects to complete its $13 million renovation project.

Cutter & Buck of Seattle, Wash., has joined with International Apparel of Pittsburgh to promote its line of embroidered golf shirts and outer wear to the corporate market.

EPD Design Group has changed its name to design asylum to reflect the change in ownership completed by the addition of Timothy Hollihan and Paula Lysy as partners.

Turner Construction Co.’s special-projects division has been selected as the construction manager for the development of a new 70,000-square-foot shopping center in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville area.

PNC Bank Corp. has introduced an unsecured line of credit for businesses that features a one-page application, free overdraft protection and, the bank says, approval within 24 hours, in most cases.

Koppers Industries Inc. has acquired all of the assets and business of ITSCO Inc., a manufacturer of specialty track hardware and related services for the railroad industry.

Applied Electro Optics Corp. has shipped a motion-free scanning system to Sony Corp. in Japan. Sony will use the unit to develop advanced manufacturing methods for its CD-ROM and related products.