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Permitting issues resolved, Plum farm stand to reopen on July 22

A Coxcomb Hill Road farm stand in Plum, whose owners had said borough permitting issues might keep the business from opening this year, will reopen ...

Plum anti-cancer event for runners, walkers aims to push 10-year total to $250K

Organizers of an annual Plum fundraiser for leukemia research are ready to celebrate a milestone. The 10th anniversary of Stampede in the Park is set for ...

Plum Food Pantry needs help to cope as client families approach 200

The Plum Food Pantry at Holiday Park United Methodist Church is in need. It has been at the house of worship at 81 Sandune Drive since ...

Size difference of new trash bins prompts some Plum residents to seek exchanges

A rollout of new trash bins in Plum has not gone as smoothly as borough officials hoped. Distribution of the new bins started last week. The ...

Plum School Board majority: Close elementary, add on to Oblock for sixth-graders

A majority of Plum School Board members wants to close one of the district's four elementary schools and move sixth-graders to a proposed addition at ...

Photo gallery: St. John the Baptist Family Festival 2016

The 2016 St. John the Baptist Family Festival ran Wednesday through Saturday, July 13-16, on the parish grounds in Plum. ...

New Plum logo to quickly become visible to residents, visitors

Plum officials are wasting no time in continuing their borough rebranding campaign. Residents and travelers will see the new Plum logo on trash bins, employee shirts, ...

Plum Council approves rezoning request

Plum Council approved rezoning land from commercial to residential Monday night, making possible more than 200 single-family homes despite opposition from some local business owners. The ...

Farm stand owners, Plum officials at odds over permitting to reopen

A popular farm stand in Plum may not open this summer because of what its owners call government red tape. "You talk about red tape, it's ...

More kids attending Sampson Family YMCA summer camp, scholarships available

The Plum-based Sampson Family YMCA's summer camp program is in full swing, with registration and scholarships for families to participate still available. "We've increased the number ...

Plum residents should keep recycling bins when new trash bins arrive

Plum residents will receive new recycling bins and keep their old ones as part of recent changes involving the borough's contracted garbage collector. The garbage collector, ...

Parents of Plum 6th-graders affected by D.C.-trip bus shortage to get refunds

Plum Borough School District families who were affected when an annual sixth-grade trip to Washington, D.C., was reorganized at the last minute should soon be ...

New borough logo unveiled as part of Plum officials' rebranding efforts

Plum officials have a new borough logo and continue to develop a marketing plan. The plum-colored logo features the word "BORO" with "PLUM" written within the ...

Plum Community Festival's 25th-anniversary edition one to remember

Plum Community Festival organizers and guests marked the event's 25th-anniversary milestone last weekend with memorable moments. Hundreds and hundreds of people flocked to Larry Mills Park ...

Plum School Board OKs $65.2 million budget, 3 percent tax increase

The Plum School Board on Tuesday approved its $65.2 million budget and a 3 percent property tax increase. The board voted 6-3 with board members ...

Plum, Oakmont officials praise handling of U.S. Open

Plum and Oakmont officials said they showcased their communities well on the national stage during the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club. "Everybody in this town ...

Five join Plum High School Distinguished Alumni ranks as 2016 inductees

A hall-of-fame musician, a college official and a public-safety innovator were among those inducted into the Plum High School Distinguished Alumni Class of 2016. Randy Koslosky, ...

Law firm begins probe of Plum officials in wake of teacher sex scandal

The independent investigation of the Plum School District by Levin Law Group has begun. District Solicitor Lee Price confirmed Tuesday the investigation has commenced, but ...

Exchange student, host family reflect on his year in Plum

David Toth is about to end his year living in Plum and travel back to his home country of Hungary — taking with him a ...

Plum grad excited to drum with band at 25th-anniversary community festival

A band that includes a Plum High School graduate who's now an Air Force Reserve airman headlines Friday night's entertainment at the 25th-anniversary Plum Community ...


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