Bensalem Township News of Interest
New Season for Penn Community Bank Amphitheater
We are pleased to announce a new season for our Penn Community Amphitheater. The new season kicks off on June 1st with “Hollywood Nights: The Bob Seager Experience”. The show starts at 7:00. Gates open at 6:00 (5:30 for season ticket holders).
- Bensalem Residents $5.00
- Non-residents $10.00
- All Seniors 65+ $5.00
- Children under 12 Free
For more information, download a complete brochure. click here
Business News Southeast Pennsylvania
Lehigh Valley leads Pennsylvania’s job recovery
The Lehigh Valley is leading Pennsylvania’s job recovery from the sharp economic downturn caused by the pandemic two years ago and is tracking ahead of the national recovery, according to newly released data measuring the percentage of employment recovered. Read more
Business News for Bensalem Township
Amazon Fresh Bensalem
Amazon Fresh is opening in near future. Staff and managers are being trained now at the Warrington store. New technologies will be implemented by Amazon in the new Bensalem location.
Amazon Fresh offers a wide assortment of national brands and high-quality produce, meat and seafood, as well as a range of delicious prepared foods made fresh in store every day —from fresh-baked bread and made-to-order pizzas, to rotisserie chickens and hot sandwiches like their brisket panini. They also offer 365 by Whole Foods Market organics, plus national brands like Coca-Cola and Kraft Mac and Cheese; local brands like Yuengling, Victory Brewing Company, La Colombe Coffee Roasters and Unique Pretzels; regional favorites like Duke’s Mayo, Ellenos Yogurt and Boston Chowda; and new Amazon exclusive brands like Aplenty, Fresh and Cursive.
Keep an eye out for the new Bensalem Amazon Fresh! More information with be posted as it becomes available.
Bensalem EDC Names new Executive Director
The BEDC is pleased to announce the committee has chosen Bob Norkus for the position of Executive Director. Bob has a significant background in business, owning and operating six supermarkets in New jersey, owner of a residential and commercial construction firm, a Business manager at Genesis Healthcare in Kennett Square, PA all after serving in the U.S. Navy.
“Made in PA” Bill is Proposed
Perry Warren, a State Representative from Bucks County, has proposed a “Made in PA” designation for items manufactured in Pennsylvania. For further info click here.
New Jersey Developer Purchased Bensalem Industrial Campus
On June 22nd it was announced that a New Jersey developer, J.G. Petrucci, purchased the Suez Water Technologies & Solutions Campus. The developer plans to raze then redevelop the site. For more info click here.
Amazon Fresh Coming to Bensalem?
May 6, 2021- The Kmart at Street & Hulmeville Rds. is in the process of being redeveloped. The word is that it will be an Amazon Fresh Food Store although Amazon isn’t confirming that yet. For more information click here.
300 New Jobs coming Thanks to Amazon
September 20, 2020- Bensalem Township Council approved plans for an Amazon Fulfillment Center at 3750 State Rd. This Amazon site will provide more than 300 employment opportunities for area workers. For more info please click here.
Conversion of Sears to a Medical Facility
July 23, 2020- Plans are in the works to convert the former Sears department store in Neshaminy Mall into a major healthcare facility. This is an interesting concept to keep the mall moving forward and to provide excellent healthcare for the residents of the area. To read more click here.
Macy’s in Neshaminy Mall Sold
May 9, 2020- It was announced that the empty Macy’s department store in Neshaminy Mall has been purchased by a developer. Plans are for several larger department stores along with a few smaller ones along with eateries. This is good news for Neshaminy as malls continue to struggle. For more details please click here.