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Plum parish's annual duck race held amid weather suited for real ducks

The Pittsburgh Marathon was not the only race that went on during this past rainy weekend. The Our Lady of Joy Duck Race, a fundraiser-turned-tradition for ...

Plum mayor says rebranding to emphasize family, community, small-town feel

Plum officials continue to work with a consultant on rebranding the borough. The borough's rebranding initiative includes a new logo, website and letterhead. Council discussed rebranding in ...

Plum school music groups wrapping up successful year with concerts

The Plum Senior High School band and music program is closing another successful year of competitions and performances with its final concerts this month. "They make ...

Rising costs behind potential $4M deficit for Plum School District in 2016-17

The Plum Borough School District is facing some tough decisions as it wrestles with a potential $4 million deficit for next year's budget. District Business ...

Plum Council considering Maronda rezoning request for 124 acres near Penn Hills border

Plum Council is considering rezoning a portion of the borough from commercial to residential to make way for a Maronda Homes housing development. A zoning change ...

Saturday's event yields biggest haul yet for drug take-back in Plum

Plum police and Bill's Hometown Pharmacy staff had their most successful drug take-back initiative to date last Saturday. Police Lt. Lanny Conley said 168 pounds of ...

Plum police: Woman steals car, dies in fatal crash

An unidentified woman was killed early Saturday on Coxcomb Hill Road after stealing a car in which she had been a passenger, Plum police said. Plum ...

Fire destroys Plum family's home, no injuries

The American Red Cross of Western Pennsylvania is assisting a Plum family with clothing and shelter after their home was heavily damaged by a two-alarm ...

Plum School District conducting active shooter training for staff members

The Plum Borough School District is moving forward this spring with active shooter training for its staff, which the Safe & Supportive Schools Committee pushed ...

Return of Clean-Up Day in Plum attracts nearly 200 volunteers

Plum has never looked cleaner, thanks to Saturday's efforts by community volunteers and borough employees. In celebration of Earth Day, the borough brought back Plum Clean-Up ...

YMCA, Plum community groups offer many ways to get in shape for summer

With the Sampson Family YMCA and community organizations hosting fitness classes, plus Boyce Park as a place to enjoy outdoor exercise, there are a multitude ...

Architects outline 4 options, cost ranges for Plum school facilities

VEBH Architects on Wednesday night presented to Plum residents four options that may best use the school district's facilities. The gathering was the second town hall ...

Plum High School students' lip dub video boosts Pens in playoffs for sixth time 

Plum Senior High students took another trip down memory lane this year with the school's annual lip dub video in honor of the Pittsburgh Penguins. ...

Firm to analyze business district along Route 286 in Plum

A Pittsburgh-based firm is giving Plum's business district along Route 286 a closer look. "We're going to examine how that district can be improved from an ...

Plum baseball association president: Work has ballfields in great shape for season, tournaments

The ballfields across from the borough building on New Texas Road have never looked better to Plum Baseball and Softball Association President David Seitz. "I think ...

Ex-Plum teacher pleads guilty, sentenced to prison for sex with student

Plum High School teacher Joseph Ruggieri's teenaged victim said she was ostracized from friends, withdrew from family, and even avoided going outside for fear of ...

Plum Council approves drone ban, parking rules for U.S. Open

Plum Council members approved two key security measures Monday for the U.S. Open Championship at Oakmont Country Club. Council adopted an ordinance that prohibits the use ...

Oakmont officials, MADD partner to raise underage-drinking awareness

Oakmont officials have partnered with Mothers Against Drunk Driving to raise awareness of the power that parents have when talking to their children about underage ...

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Plum Council OKs applying rules on high weeds, grass to all properties

Plum Council amended the borough's high weeds and grass ordinance Monday to make all property owners accountable for the look of their land. Previously, the ordinance ...


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