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March 8, 2012 9:31 am

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According to Ms. Zimsky, June is the earliest estimate on when groundbreaking on the project will take place.

Also during the meeting, supervisor Jack Candek reported that according to police, there have been numerous car breakins taking place at church parking lots while services are in process.


Doodle Bugs! Children's Center is one of the newest businesses in McCandless Crossing on McKnight Road to be approved Feb. 27 by council members.

Bob McGurk, project manager for AdVenture Development LLC, the Buffalo, N.Y.-based child care and early education center, has chosen McCandless as its first Pennsylvania location.

Slated to open in early November, Mr. McGurk said the business will occupy a 14,000 square foot, two-story building, with a capacity of as many as 200 children -- from infants through middle school.

He said the children's center, which has 14 locations throughout western New York, will offer a bus to transport children to and from school and parents can check on their kids via Internet viewing.

Doodle Bugs! will be at 8900 Duncan Ave. as part of McCandless Crossing's fourth and final phase of development.

The town center will feature a Home2 Suites by Hilton, which Mr. McGurk said will break ground in late spring. At the corner of Cumberland and McKnight Road, a Fifth/Third bank will break ground by summertime.

Other businesses coming to the town center are a 12-screen, all-digital Cinemark Movie Theater, a grocery store, up to 10 restaurants, and a bookstore. There also will be an office complex and townhomes. Expected to open this month are Handel's Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt and an IHOP restaurant. Also, a CVS drug store is expected to open in early July, next to Fidelity Bank,

Also, council approved Team Rahal of Pittsburgh's request for a proposed parking lot for vehicle storage behind Wexford Plaza.

First Published 2012-03-08 08:35:28

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