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Fire damages Mt. Pleasant house, occupants and 6 pets uninjured

By Tribune-Review
The occupants of a Mt. Pleasant Township house escaped a fire with their six pets Wednesday morning, fire officials said. The blaze at the two-story, brick-and-wood structure at 205 Ridge Drive was reported at 9:27 a.m., according to the Westmoreland County ...

Mt. Pleasant Township man aids local Reality Tour

By A.J. Panian
As Acme’s Jonathan Keyser awaits word of whether he has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, he is already fulfilled by the way his work ...

Authority changes jeopardize Mt. Pleasant Township museum’s prospects

By A.J. Panian
The fate of the Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum might rest in the ability of Cassandra Vivian, its executive director and president of its board of ...

Stahlstown-area historical society to celebrate 20 years

By Cami Dibattista
When Chestnut Ridge Historical Society members first began meeting in 1995, they did so in the basement of co-founder Tom Dix. “We decided we needed ...

Mt. Pleasant Township country music legend leaves lasting legacy

By Linda Harkcom
Local country legend Johnny Andrews took his final bow recently. Andrews, a well-known country music singer from Norvelt, died on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. He ...

Performers sought for Mt. Pleasant festival contests

By Linda Harkcom
Area performers will have two chances to exhibit their talents this year during the 29th annual Mt. Pleasant Glass and Ethnic Festival to take place ...

Mt. Pleasant’s ‘Town Clock’ church to conduct benefit auction

By Marilyn Forbes
Members of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, known locally as the “Town Clock Church,” will conduct a benefit auction featuring dozens of items. The auction ...

Multi-faceted Mt. Pleasant mayor sheds vocational hat

By Marilyn Forbes
By retiring recently from his full-time position as manager of East Huntingdon-based Klocek Burial Vault Co., a company owned by the Blairsville Wilbert Vault Co., ...

Pair of Mt. Pleasant Area teachers selected for state honor

By Marilyn Forbes
Two Mt. Pleasant Area teachers recently received state recognition for their use of technology in the classroom. Every year, 100 teachers from across the state are ...

State police investigating arson in Mt. Pleasant fire

By A.J. Panian
State police fire marshals are assisting Mt. Pleasant Borough police in investigating a recent house fire for suspected arson in the borough. The blaze at a ...

Guilty plea to attack on police officers nets probation for Mt. Pleasant man

By Tribune-Review
A Mt. Pleasant man will serve two years on probation for attacking and attempting to disarm police officers at the borough police station. Charles Chandler, 53, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of aggravated assault, resisting arrest and other offenses in connection ...

Fire damages house in Mt. Pleasant; no injuries reported

By Tribune-Review
No injuries were reported Thursday in a house fire in Mt. Pleasant. The Westmoreland County Department of Emergency Services reported a fire just after 8 p.m. at a vacant house on East Walnut Street Firefighters from eight companies responded, according to ...

‘Mt. Pleasant Room’ opens door to borough’s past

By A.J. Panian
Standing on a chair while balancing framed photographs, documents and other local relics, Edward Christofano recently spent a 10-hour day putting the finishing touches on ...

Mt. Pleasant Township EMS agency may assist in upcoming papal visit

By Linda Harkcom
Mt. Pleasant Township’s board of supervisors on Monday paved the way for Norvelt Emergency Medical Service to possibly play a part in Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia in September. At their regular monthly meeting, members approved the organization’s application to assist ...

Mt. Pleasant business to conduct beer tasting fundraiser Sept. 19

By Marilyn Forbes
As Amanda Godula considered ideas for the first large-scale fundraising event to be hosted by Shop Demo Depot in Mt. Pleasant, her search was driven ...

War flag is Mt. Pleasant facility’s centerpiece relic

By A.J. Panian
Though torn, tattered and bearing brownish burns sustained in battle, an American flag, wrapped tightly around a brass pole, stands encased in a glass framed, ...

Mt. Pleasant hospital completes 1st renovation phase

By Trib Total Media
Excela Health System recently marked the conclusion of the initial phase of a 5-year renovation project at Excela Health Frick Hospital in Mt. Pleasant. The $12 ...

Mt. Pleasant-area YMCA program offered at district elementary school

By Marilyn Forbes
Parents of students who attend Norvelt Elementary School this year will have the option of enrolling students in a before- or after-school program through the ...

Emma Marie Keller Memorial Walk is Saturday in Stahlstown

By Marilyn Forbes
In 2008, Chrissy and Ryan Keller lost their infant daughter, Emma Marie, from complications she experienced due to a rare condition called preeclampsia. Chrissy was hospitalized ...

‘Dingers for Dom’ to raise funds for Mt. Pleasant teen

By Bob Stiles
Jared Wagner was stunned when he learned in July that his 14-year-old friend had a rare form of cancer. “I was taken aback by it,” recalled Wagner, also 14. He talked to his older sister, Jessica Stoots. She encouraged him to support ...