Pennsylvania American Water will start replacing water mains in East Norriton next week. The company will replace six-inch pipe dating back to the early 1940’s with eight-inch pipe along Swede Road, between Johnson Highway and Norris City Avenue. Work will be done weekdays between 9:00am and 3:00pm, and it should be finished in late September.
Harleysville Insurance took a big hit paying claims resulting from the worst winter on record. The company says many policyholders were forced out of their homes and they lost their possessions.
Merck and Company had a 52 percent drop in second-quarter net income, largely because of restructuring costs from the merger with Schering-Plough, but profits still exceeded Wall Street expectations.