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Plum Borough School District hires new business manager from Johnstown

Plum Borough School District officials have chosen a Johnstown man to replace retiring district manager Eugene Marraccini. School directors unanimously voted at a special meeting Aug. ...

Plum tweaks school start, end times in effort to improve busing

Plum Borough School District students and parents will have to adjust to new start and dismissal times this school year as officials work to provide ...

Cooking demo 1st fruit of joint effort for Plum library, community center, YMCA

Officials from the Plum Borough Community Library, Plum Community Center and the Sampson Family YMCA in Plum have partnered to create Plum Healthy, an initiative ...

Gateway hires assistant school superintendent away from Plum

Plum Borough School District's assistant superintendent is taking a job with neighboring Gateway School District. Guy Rossi has been serving as superintendent since Plum ...

Plum Borough, school district eye sheriff's sales under new agreement

Plum Council has entered into an agreement with the Plum Borough School District to share the costs of putting tax-delinquent properties up for sheriff's sales. Council ...

Plum church to honor first responders, military with special Mass

Parishioners of Our Lady of Joy Catholic Church in Plum want to give thanks to borough emergency responders and pray for the nation's armed forces ...

Plum Council OK's borough spending on Larry Mills Park accessibility work

Plum Council continued its efforts to make borough parks more handicapped-accessible when it approved spending for a Larry Mills Park project. Council voted 5-0 Monday to ...

Director, students begin journey to showtime with Plum High School band camp

Bethany Loy, Plum Senior High School band director, is counting on some young leaders to help mold the 2016-17 marching members into great performers. "We have ...

School bus stop safe-zone measure vote next month in Plum

Plum Council plans to adopt an ordinance next month to create safe zones at school bus stops. Council discussed advertising the ordinance at a workshop meeting ...

Plum Council eyes safe-zone ordinance for school bus stops

Plum Council may advertise an ordinance to create safe zones at problematic school bus stops. Borough Manager Michael Thomas said during Monday's workshop meeting that the ...

Plum School District's website changes aim to improve experience for mobile users

Plum Borough School District officials believe their revamped website will help improve communication, particularly with parents and residents on the go. "We wanted the new website ...

Bond counsel for Plum School District to explore Oblock addition, transportation, pension funding options

Plum Borough School District officials last week authorized their bond counsel to explore funding options for a proposed sixth-grade addition at Oblock Junior High. During its ...

Plum School District safety coordinator job still not posted, timetable unclear

The Plum Borough School District safety coordinator position will remain unfilled as the school board continues to address other personnel matters less than a month ...

'TRUMP' graffiti stenciled on road surfaces in Plum

"TRUMP" was found stenciled with spray paint Monday morning on the surface of Old Leechburg and Unity Center roads near St. John the Baptist Church ...

Plum man charged in gas station robbery

A Plum man is accused of robbing a gas station along Route 286 in the borough early last month. Thomas Daniel Cordero, 42, of Blue Ridge ...

Plum school board mum on investigation

Plum Borough School District residents want to know when an independent investigation by Levin Law Group will be complete and how much it costs. District officials ...

Elder abuse, scams targeting seniors topics for DA's office rep at Plum Community Center

Senior lives matter. That was one of several points made by Allegheny County District Attorney's Office Senior Justice Advocate Ron Deutsch during his July 20 talk ...

With rezoning OK in Plum, next move, project's pace up to developer

Plum officials say there is no timetable for a proposed Maronda Homes residential development, and the next move will be by the company. "There's a lot ...

Plum briefs: Mass honoring first responders on tap Aug. 21 at Our Lady of Joy

Our Lady of Joy Catholic Church, 2000 Oblock Road in Plum, will honor the men and women who tirelessly protect and serve the borough with ...

Plum's D.C. trip refunds issued; parent: amount 'a joke'

Refund checks have been distributed to Plum School District families affected when an annual sixth-grade trip to Washington, D.C., was reorganized at the last minute. Refund ...


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