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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 ...

State grant would improve parking lots at Plum ballfields

Plum officials will seek grant funds to improve a portion of the parking lots at the ballfields along Ross Hollow Road. Council adopted a resolution on ...

Boy Scout troop gears up to paint house numbers on curbs in Plum's Holiday Park area

A community service project designed to help emergency responders reach the right destination is about to begin. Boy Scout Troop 110 will be in Plum's Holiday ...

Plum leaders share ideas for day with Cup

What would you do if you had a day with the Stanley Cup? The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the San Jose Sharks, 3-1, Sunday night in San ...

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State audit finds Plum School District not keeping up with rising costs

A routine, periodic audit of the Plum Borough School District released last month by the state auditor general found the district has failed to keep ...

Plum residents among those aiding cancer fight at Relay for Life event

Raising awareness and funds for cancer research has become a personal mission for Plum resident Nicole Gionata. Her grandmother, Geraldine Sutherland of Michigan, survived breast cancer ...

Plum teacher not guilty in witness intimidation case

A jury Monday found Plum High School teacher Drew Zoldak not guilty of one count of witness intimidation in a far-reaching sex abuse case. "I feel ...

Plum teacher takes stand in witness intimidation trial

Drew Zoldak said his students at Plum High School were hounding him in the hallway about his absence the previous Friday, considering how rarely he ...

Plum victim testifies in witness intimidation trial

As rumors and jokes swirled around Plum High School in the months after the arrest last year of two teachers on allegations of having sex ...

Lawyer tells jurors Plum teacher never identified victim of abuse to classmates

A gesture and three words in a classroom full of students, charged by rumors of the sex abuse scandal then still unfolding at Plum High ...

Plum Council to vote on seeking state grant for ballfield parking lots

Plum officials want to improve a portion of the parking lots at the ballfields along Ross Hollow Road. Council plans to vote next Monday night to ...

No council action this month on Maronda rezoning request in Plum

Plum Council will not take action this month on a rezoning request because an amendment to the borough's zoning ordinance has not yet been advertised. Council ...

Plum Community Festival marking milestone June 24, 25

Plum residents and officials are preparing to celebrate a milestone. The 25th-anniversary Plum Community Festival is scheduled for June 24 and 25 at Larry Mills Park. Mona ...


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