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9:49am EDT July 22, 2002
Stargate Industries has acquired ErieNet Inc., of Erie, and Intrepid Technologies of Shepardstown, W.Va., in separate transactions. The acquisitions add more than 20,000 new subscribers to Stargate’s client base.

Commercial National Financial Corp. of Latrobe has renamed its bank subsidiary Commercial National Bank of Pennsylvania. is offering postings on its Web site to both businesses and job seekers. Job seekers can post their resumes online at no charge. Interested employers can view their qualifications, but full disclosure of resumes will not occur without the job seeker’s permission. Recruiters can search the bank of resumes at no charge for qualified candidates and can post job openings for free.

WTW Architects has been selected to design the $5 million Western Pennsylvania Surgery Center to be located in Pine Township. The project will include four operating rooms, a mobile MRI facility, examination and treatment rooms, physicians offices and support areas. Parking for 142 cars will also be provided.

Carnegie Mellon University and the Community College of Allegheny County are combining efforts to provide an opportunity for CCAC students to earn certificates in software systems development and computer programming from CMU.

The agreement allows CCAC students to earn college credits toward a degree from CCAC and to access Carnegie Mellon’s latest Web-based information technology courses for $68 a credit. Students who pass the required courses will receive grades from CCAC and certification from Carnegie Technology Education Inc., a nonprofit subsidiary of Carnegie Mellon.

Desbow & Associates, a downtown Pittsburgh-based communications and design firm, has formed a market research division, Research Engine, that provides a wide variety of market research support for the firm’s marketing and public relations clients.

Landau Building Co. has been awarded the general construction contract from the Jelin Corp. for the Elephant & Castle Pub & Restaurant to be located in Grove City.

Batteries Plus, a national retail and business-to-business battery chain, has opened a franchise location on Library Road, Castle Shannon. The store offers battery testing, charging and installation, as well as designing of custom battery packs and conditioning of nickel cadmium batteries, which are used in a variety of cordless products. The store also serves as a recycling location for disposal of many types of batteries.

PWCampbell has been awarded the design/build contract by the Indiana County PA School Employees Federal Credit Union. The project is a 6,000-square-foot main office with two drive-up lanes, two private loan offices, a central file room, two conference rooms and an automated teller machine.

Kings Family Restaurants has opened a restaurant, the chain’s 33rd location, in Buffalo Plaza on South Pike Road in Sarver.

Winner International, the company that markets The Club vehicle anti-theft device, has formed Winners Club, an online network marketing company.

WTW Architects has been chosen to complete a two-story addition for the Green Tree Borough Municipal Center and Library. The $450,000 project will expand the library’s space by approximately 40 percent.