PRESS PHOTOS BY JIM MARSH Shoppers wait outside the new Ross Dress for Less store at South Mall 9 a.m. Oct. 6. Store manager Edward Kearney said the 26,000-square-foot store employs 55 full- and part-time associates and employment opportunities still exist. The South Mall store is the fourth Ross Dress for Less in the Lehigh Valley.
Youth from the Boy's and Girl's Club of Allentown help with the ribbon cutting to open the Lehigh Valley's fourth Ross Dress for Less store Oct. 6 at the South Mall. Pat Johnson, COO of the Allentown youth club accepts a $1,000 check for the club from Edward Kearney, standing behind Johnson, who said the donation is to show their corporate support for the community in which its stores operate.