1. Supporting Children and STEM

    Children in the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program of Summit County, Ohio, are getting more support for their daily needs, and are looking to their future. A grant from the RETTEW Charitable Foundation helped fund the purchase of duffel bags full of essential, everyday items for children in need as they transition to foster…

  2. Grant for Flood Study

    Less flooding = a safer community and environment. For Highspire Borough in Dauphin County, PA, new grant funding will start the process of reducing flooding in the community. With RETTEW’s help, the Borough received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for more than $190,000 to complete a flood mitigation feasibility…

  3. To Inspire and Empower

    One of RETTEW’s Project Managers, Melissa Kelly, is participating as a mentor in the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Women in Business Mentoring Program. The program’s mission is to inspire, advise, and empower students on their future career path through positive connections in the business community. Students are mentored for eight months and benefit…

  4. Allentown is “Beaming”

    The last steel beam is in. At Five City Center in Allentown, PA, City Center’s latest project at 8th and Hamilton Streets, the last beam went up after a beam-signing celebration earlier this fall. The mixed-use development will include offices, apartments, a parking deck, and a hotel. At more than 200 feet tall, the 300,000-square-foot…

  5. A Community, a Person, and a Plan

    What is community planning? And what does a community planner do? October is National Community Planning month, and RETTEW is highlighting the foundational role community planners play throughout the country. While you may not know it, community planners in your local area have impacted your daily life: where you live, what type of home you…

  6. Public-Private Pursuits

    Private companies, investors, and governments are joining forces to complete infrastructure and other projects through a P3 organization. Driven by infrastructure – the U.S. needs $3.6 trillion by 2020 to update its existing infrastructure – P3 projects have gained much ground in recent years. P3 projects in the U.S. are likely to become some of…

  7. Newest Scholarship Recipient

    RETTEW’s newest scholarship recipient was announced last week! When George W. Rettew, Jr. (aka “Hank”) retired from his role as CEO of RETTEW, we honored his legacy by establishing the George W. Rettew, Jr. Endowed Scholarship at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. This year’s recipient is Benjamin Haines, a student majoring in Engineering and CAD…

  8. Brick and Mortar Shift

    In the past few years, we’ve seen a resurgence of both commercial and retail development throughout the U.S., including the fast-growing areas of Central, Eastern, and Western Pennsylvania. And while brick and mortar stores have changed, they are still alive and well. Some commercial brands have struggled by not adjusting to consumers’ needs and expectations,…

  9. Waterlogged

    Late summer and early fall rainstorms can cause major flooding, especially in areas already crisscrossed by many rivers, lakes, and streams. Such was the case in Central Pennsylvania on Labor Day Weekend. Friday afternoon brought intense downpours, so much so that many areas saw rain amounts measuring in double-digit inches in only a few hours….

  10. Colorful Lines

    On a college campus in Western PA, it’s not only students who are adding to their knowledge base. RETTEW’s GIS and Subsurface Utility Engineering groups are working together to help locate and map every single underground utility across the campus. Our GIS team began by creating a campus map integrating underground plans. A damage prevention…

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From the Oldest to the Newest

The oldest covered bridge in Lancaster County, PA is now revitalized and open to traffic. Pequea No. 7,…

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Decorate and Celebrate Safely

Stay cozy, but stay safe!  During this special time of the year, make sure you’re being as safe…

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