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Construction Begins on New ALDI Store by Fairlane Village Mall

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Construction on a new ALDI grocery store is underway by Fairlane Village mall just outside Pottsville.

We saw workers clearing the site where a new ALDI store looks to be going along Route 61 Saturday afternoon. It’s on a lot next to the former AAMCO Transmissions shop on the northbound side of the highway.

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This is the second big business development in the area between Empire Beauty School and McDonald’s restaurant since the beginning of the year.

A Jersey Mike’s sub shop franchise is believed to be moving on to the lot where the transmission shop used to operate. The Shenandoah Sentinel has information on that development here.

New ALDI Store Construction Begins Outside Pottsville

We’ve been hearing rumors about the ALDI store in Cressona moving to a new location. And for almost as long, people believed it would be moving closer to the mall outside Pottsville.

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There’s still no transaction listed on Schuylkill County Parcel Viewer indicating the property sold recently. ALDI Inc. purchased the property where its store by the Cressona Mall is located back in 1995.

Speedwell Construction Inc., of Manheim, is in charge of building the new ALDI store. On that firm’s website, they’ve got photos of other ALDI stores they’ve built.

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Here’s the ALDI in King of Prussia:

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(Photo: Speedwell Construction Inc.)

And this is the ALDI they built in Limerock, PA:

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(Photo: Speedwell Construction Inc.)

There’s also this store they built in Exton:

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(Photo: Speedwell Construction Inc.)

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  1. Michele Lechleitner

    March 7, 2020 at 8:01 pm

    This is great!!! Most Aldi stores arent to close. So having one less the 10 miles is awesome cant wait for grand opening!!!

  2. Maryann Gardner

    March 8, 2020 at 12:37 am

    I miss the ALDI that used to be in Glenside, I DON’T GO TO THE ONE IN WILLOW GROVE. Everybody in Glenside Pa misses Aldi.

  3. Wilfried Paschvoss

    March 8, 2020 at 1:31 pm

    Who cares about Pottsville,i like to see one or two in the Pensacola area.

  4. Jane Yeasted

    March 8, 2020 at 8:25 pm

    So excited to have a new Aldi’s! I do my grocery shopping there & only go to a larger store if Aldi’s doesn’t carry an item. My kids tell me that I should be the billboard girl for Aldi’s!

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  6. Judy and Clarence Rutt

    November 2, 2020 at 4:55 pm

    when will be the grand opening of the new Pottsville, Pa. store

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