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Chestnut Ridge society welcomes collector of Christmas antiques

By Cami Dibattista
It all started when Thomas Edison perfected the first incandescent light bulb in 1879. By 1895, the bulbs were promoted for home use, and ...

Mt. Pleasant Area scholar receives national honor

By Rachel Basinger
Mt. Pleasant Area School District senior Adam Patula has been recognized for a scholastic honor that places him in rarefied air among students across America. Patula, ...

Bauer tenders resignation to Mt. Pleasant VFW Post 3368

By Marilyn Forbes
Joe Bauer is a man who worked hard on behalf of his fellow veterans, according to Franklin E. “Frank” Lopes, a past Veterans of Foreign ...

‘Memory Tree’ tradition to return to Mt. Pleasant hospital

By Marilyn Forbes
Excela Health Frick Hospital’s annual Memory Tree celebration — a ceremony that welcomes all to gather together in remembrance and honor of late loved ones ...

Mt. Pleasant center celebrates 40th anniversary

By Marilyn Forbes
What started out as place to get daily lunch has now evolved into a hub of activity as area adults, ages 50 years and older ...

Mt. Pleasant authority approves 2015 spending plan

By Linda Harkcom
The Mt. Pleasant Township Municipal Authority’s board of directors recently approved a 2015 budget that does not include a rate increase for customers. “The rate of $52 will remain the same. This will be our third year without a rate increase,” ...

Mt. Pleasant VFW post officially reopens on Main Street

By Marilyn Forbes
The American flag once again flies over the Bunton-Malek Mt. Pleasant Veterans of Foreign Post 3368 at 416 W. Main St. — the site the ...

Ramsey Elementary student joins ‘Red Ribbon’ campaign

By Kelly Vernon
Ramsay Elementary School sixth-grader Nathan Kubasky, 12, brainstormed Red Ribbon Campaign ideas as soon as his teacher Mary Ann Bauer announced that he could take ...

Mt. Pleasant Township boy, horse place 1st at PA 4-H states

By Rachel Basinger
Mt. Pleasant Township resident Andrew Welch said he was nothing short of excited when he and Ringo, a miniature horse, recently took first in “Miniature ...

Mt. Pleasant-area youth gather to discuss Japanese animation

By Cami Dibattista
Japanese culture enthusiasts have been meeting weekly at the Mt. Pleasant Public Library to discuss, debate and design various forms of animation — or anime ...

Owner charged after emaciated dog found by hunter in Mt. Pleasant Twp.

By Tribune-Review
An emaciated dog discovered by a hunter in woods in Westmoreland County a month ago is recovering at the Action for Animals Humane Society while ...

Overly’s Country Christmas returns to Mt. Pleasant Township

By A.J. Panian
The familiar melody from the song “Sleigh Ride” recently burst from the cell phone of Stephanie Tomasic, executive director of Overly’s Country Christmas, as she ...

Festival of Lights to mark 25 years in Mt. Pleasant

By Kelly Vernon
On Nov. 29, the Festival of Lights — an event featuring dozens of locally decorated Christmas trees — will kick off its 25th year. The event, ...

Mt. Pleasant Township supervisors approve preliminary 2015 budget

By Linda Harkcom
Mt. Pleasant Township’s board of supervisors are preparing for 2015, and the winter that can directly affect the municipality’s budget. The board voted to advertise the proposed 2015 budget of $1,838,250. “As of now, we don’t anticipate any tax increase. We ...

Mt. Pleasant church to host Thanksgiving Day meal

By Linda Harkcom
For 15 years, the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Mt. Pleasant has hosted a free community Thanksgiving Day meal so that no one has to ...

Mt. Pleasant Area students help renovate tech center shop

By Kelly Vernon
To better serve its students now and in the future, renovations were completed recently at the electrical technology shop at Central Westmoreland Career and Technology ...

Mt. Pleasant Area student-athlete featured on TV show

By Marilyn Forbes
Every week, retired Pittsburgh Steeler Hines Ward features a student-athlete on his weekly television show that airs on WPXI-TV. The “Pittsburgh Positive Athlete” segment recently showcased ...

Mt. Pleasant Area Vikings seize ‘Tackle Hunger’ trophy

By Marilyn Forbes
For decades, the Mt. Pleasant Area Vikings’ annual football game against the Southmoreland Scotties has been one of the most highly anticipated game of the season. The great rivalry between the teams is one of legend in the area, and for ...

Mt. Pleasant to advertise tentative 2015 budget

By Rachel Basinger
Mt. Pleasant Borough Council agreed this week to advertise its preliminary 2015 general fund budget, which does not include a tax increase. With revenues and expenditures set at $1.24 million, Borough Manager Jeff Landy said the budget does not cut services ...

Jeep lands near Mt. Pleasant house after collision

By Tribune-Review
State police are investigating a two-vehicle crash Friday in which one vehicle nearly struck a Mt. Pleasant Township home. The driver of a Jeep Liberty was taken to Excela Health Frick Hospital for treatment of minor injuries at about 1:10 p.m. ...