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PREVIOUS OPENING AND CLOSING

– Giant company chairman Nicholas Bertram will step down on August 31. John Ruane will take over as interim president.

– Reiki Balance will open September 9 at 529 Reading Ave. in West Reading.

– Alfie’s Kitchen near Sullivan Trail in Forks Township closed after five years.

— A four-story, 30,000-square-foot seniors’ residence from Easton Senior Living LLC is underway at 3701 Corriere Road in Palmer Township.

– The former Jacksonian Club on Main Street in Nazareth is now The Farm & Table restaurant with bowling alleys.

– Lehigh Valley Martial Arts opened its sixth location in the Easton Avenue mall which also houses a Giant grocery store in Bethlehem Township.

– Mind Matters Coaching, Counseling and Psychological Services is opening a new office in Upper Macungie on August 31.

– The Lower Macungie Planning Commission reviewed a sketch plan for a 54-acre mixed-use development near the Hamilton Crossings bypass.

– A developer is proposing a sweeping plan to repurpose the former Santander Bank building on Penn Street in Reading to include a hotel, apartments and restaurant.

–Oley Turnpike Dairy and its petting zoo have closed after serving Berks County for 52 years.

– Crossings at Ambler Station have opened and are billed as “Ambler’s first apartments in 50 years”.

– A new Panera drive-thru restaurant will be added to the Tri-County Business Campus in Pottstown.