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Medical practice, open recording studio; Closure of Lumber Co.


New businesses are opening in the region and many more will open in the future. Here are the latest news and business closures in Franklin County.

UPMC welcomes new Heart and Vascular office in Chambersburg

A new office for the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute officially opened on December 9 at 830 Norland Ave, Chambersburg. Erik Toth, Vice President, Cardiovascular Services, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, and Stephen Christian, President of the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce and Executive Director of Chambersburg Area Development Corp.

The experienced adult and pediatric cardiologists at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute have been seeing patients in the region for over 20 years.

Cardiovascular services in the office include diagnostic tests, such as stress tests, echocardiograms, pacemaker checks and event and holter monitors, as well as appointments with cardiologists, pediatric cardiologists, advanced practice professionals and heart failure nurses.

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For adult cardiology appointments, call 717-731-0101. For pediatric cardiology appointments, call 717-761-0200.

Closure of Flohr’s Lumber Co.

At Blue Ridge Summit, Flohr’s Lumber Co. will close on January 31. Flohr’s has been in business for over 125 years and opened in 1893. Originally a railroad depot, lumber was transported to the store to help build the surrounding areas in its early years.

Now in the fifth generation of owners, Matt Muller said, “For me, it has been a pleasure to help the public over the years, and I will miss it.

The Flohr's Lumber at the Blue Ridge Summit will close on January 31

Flohr’s offers everything from painting supplies to hardware and everything in between.

For more information or to inquire about inventory, call 717-794-2128 or visit them at 13311 Monterey Lane at Blue Ridge Summit.

Opening of a recording studio in Chambersburg

Musicians and those looking to record audio for a variety of uses now have a recording studio available that has opened at 1102 Sheller Ave. Suite A in Chambersburg.

Alley Cat Studios opened in November after three months of renovating the space and offers recording, promotion, mastering and radio creative services.

Alley Cat Studios is located in Chambersburg and can handle all of your recording needs

“Radio customers can script us for an ad, and we can do the voiceovers and the original music, whether it’s for a 30, 60, or 90 second time slot,” said Mat Levine, owner of the radio station. studio with Chance Reecher and Michel Iorio.

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