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Irene Stacy to become self-storage

June 22, 2018 News Extra

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Todd Andrews cuts through supports to open up the wall as they are turning the old Irene Stacey building into Storage Facility in Butler Twp on Thursday June 21, 2018.

BUTLER TWP — The former Irene Stacy Mental Health Center has been sold to an attorney from Bridgeville, Allegheny County, who will remodel the property into a climate-controlled self-storage facility.

Nick Brenlove said on Thursday that he and his son, Eli, recently bought the building from NexTier Bank, who owned the building due to Irene Stacy's foreclosure and a subsequent sheriff's sale.

Renovations have started in the first phase of the project, which will see workers change offices into 28 storage units.

Brenlove said the units will be upscale because they will be carpeted and painted.

Other phases of the project on the 10-acre site will include building drive-up storage units on the property and adding outdoor spaces where cars, boats and recreational vehicles can be stored.

The gated property will be secured with electronic locks and cameras, Brenlove said.

Brenlove hopes to open the facility with hours of 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sept. 1.

A full story will appear in the Eagle.

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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.