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First business in Middlesex Crossings to open Thursday

November 12, 2019 Digital Media Exclusive

American Natural is opening in Middlesex Crossing Thursday in Middlesex Township.

MIDDLESEX TWP — American Natural will secure its place as the first business to open in Middlesex Crossing when it holds its grand opening tomorrow.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. by company officials, Jordan Grady, executive director of the county Chamber of Commerce, and Seth Prentice of Armstrong and the Rich-Mar Rotary, will be followed by five days of themed activities for the public.

Andrea Feinstein, executive vice president at Cleopatra Resources, which owns American Natural. said the store will offer healthy, high quality and locally sourced on-the-go or dine-in meals and snacks that can be adapted for food sensitivities, traditional convenience store selections, and fueling bays at the new shop at the intersection of Route 8 and Overbrook Road.

American Natural stores can also be found in Wexford, Gibsonia, Harmar Township and Mars. Another is under construction in Cranberry Township at the intersection of Route 19 and Freeport Road.

This is an excerpt of a larger article that will appear in Wednesday's Butler Eagle. Subscribe online or in print to read the full article about the type of products available.

Paula Grubbs

Paula Grubbs

Paula Grubbs is a Butler County native who has been with the Butler and Cranberry Eagle newspapers since June 2000. Grubbs has covered the Mars School District and Middlesex Township for over 20 years with the Eagle and her former employer, the Cranberry Journal. She also covers Adams Township, Evans City and Mars in addition to events and incidents throughout Southwestern Butler County as assigned. Grubbs has taken the lead at the Cranberry Eagle in reporting on shale gas development, which has been a hotly debated topic in the recent past, both locally and nationally. A 1979 graduate of Butler Senior High School and a 1994 graduate of Geneva College, Grubbs has won a Golden Quill and four Keystone state awards, plus an award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Grubbs enjoys following the Penguins, Pirates and Steelers, volunteers with the Connoquenessing Creek Cleanup each summer, and loves spending time outdoors and bird watching at her Penn Township home. Grubbs is the daughter of James R. Davis Sr., of Center Township, and the late Maxine Davis. She has two grown children, Jacqueline and Thomas.