IT ISN’T necessary to sell printers on the beauty and endurance of ink. Some prefer to take it home with them, and not just on their clothes. The morning show of a Philadelphia-based radio station, WMMR, has a weekly feature it calls Tattoosday, in which listeners come in to the studio on a Tuesday morning to have a small tattoo applied by a local artist.
BITS AND PIECES BRUCE DERON only wanted to recover some long-lost war medals he’d earned as an Air Force pilot during Vietnam. Thanks to Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Deron will be getting more recognition than he had expected. Deron, president of Waymart, PA-based SG Printing, had contacted McCain’s office inquiring about a way to replace his medals, which had been misplaced years ago during a move. McCain took a long look at Deron’s military record, verified the original citations and found there were other events where he should have been medaled for his actions, according to Deron’s son, Jason—the vice president of sales at
WAYMART, PA—A commercial printing tree has been planted in this community tucked inside the northeastern portion of the state. The upshoot is North Eastern Graphics. The company was born when Henry Becker, owner of Interstate Litho on Long Island, NY, purchased certain assets of Lenz & Riecker, Totowa, NJ, which had filed for bankruptcy. Becker acquired all of the equipment assets, as well as the 56,000-square-foot facility in Waymart. The Totowa facility was not included. North Eastern Graphics is technically open for business, but Jason Deron, the company's vice president of sales, points out that there are currently just 15 employees conducting limited work. That is