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Tanger Outlet Center to open with carousel, carnival

Staff And Wire Reports
| Wednesday, August 6, 2008 12:00 a.m

The Tanger Outlet Center near Washington, Pa., will open with a giant Ferris wheel, carousel, carnival games and other attractions — including a sidewalk sale — starting at 11 a.m. on Aug. 29, the Greensboro, N.C.-based company said Wednesday.

A parade and ribbon cutting that morning will feature company founder and CEO Stanley K. Tanger, his son company President Steven B. Tanger and ex-Steeler Jerome Bettis.

The $90 million center off Racetrack Road in South Strabane, Washington County, will open with 75 stores and compete with the bigger Prime Outlets at Grove City for shoppers from Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and beyond. About 800 sales workers and managers will staff the outlets.

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