Byline: Harold Gwin
Jul. 3--SHARON, Pa.--The state has granted an extension to the deadline for filing an application for a $7 million grant to assist in the redevelopment of the former Westinghouse Electric Corp. plant on Sharpsville Avenue.
Winner Development LLC, owned by Sharon businessman James E. Winner Jr., has purchased the old mill and has plans for a project in the range of $60 million to $70 million.
The Mercer County Industrial Development Authority is assisting in filing the application for the $7 million in capital budget funds and had said the state Office of the Budget had set Monday as the deadline for filing the formal paperwork. …