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December 27, 2013

Top 10 Stories, Number 5: Refresh to add more employees

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NEW CASTLE —

A restaurant and coffee shop opened this year on the first floor on the Neshannock Creek side of the building.

Warner Film Center signed a 20-year lease with Refresh Dental this year to re–establish two small theaters and create a third on the ground floor of the building where the Warner brothers opened their first permanent theater.

And as one company establishes itself in New Castle, the future of another in the city is uncertain.

Mayor Anthony Mastrangelo said in November that AT&T notified him of the pending closing of the call center at Cascade Galleria. The mayor said he was told that the 125 employees at the center would lose their jobs in the next 12 to 15 months.

The center processes TTY/TDD numbers, which are associated with text telephone calls for hearing impaired customers.

Marty Richter, AT&T spokesman said last week, “We don’t have any current plans to close the center at this time.”

(Email: jmanna@ncnewsonline.com)

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