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Expansion in works for Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum

By Kaidia Pickels
Big changes are in store for the Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum as it gears up to expand its space at the Mt. Pleasant Glass Center …

28th Mt. Pleasant Glass Festival has a new look, more contests

By Marilyn Forbes
What started out as a few booths of ethnic food has blossomed into one of the largest weekend events in the area as the Mt. Pleasant Glass and Ethnic Festival committee prepares for its 28th year. The weekend-long event will …

Museum to record oral histories at Mt. Pleasant Glass Festival

By Cassandra Vivian
Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum will begin recording oral histories during the Mt. Pleasant Glass Festival Sept. 26, 27 and 28. To accomplish this goal, members …

Overly House renovation project nears completion

By A.J. Panian
The Mt. Pleasant Area Historical Society is nearing completion of a roughly $70,000 project started in 2008 to restore the Overly House in the Old …

Mt. Pleasant to offer locally themed Christmas ornament

By A.J. Panian
Elected leaders in Mt. Pleasant have teamed with a local business to create a Christmas ornament featuring a representation of the borough’s Doughboy statue. Borough …

Mt. Pleasant Journal editions are obtained by local library

By A.J. Panian
Mary Lou Shick likens it to local time travel made possible. That’s her take on the roughly 80 years worth of the Mt. Pleasant Journal …

Mt. Pleasant Township nets funding for installation of water lines

By Linda Harkcom
Mt. Pleasant Township’s board of supervisors on Monday said three areas of the municipality will soon have access to new waterlines via grant funding secured with the help of local legislators. Supervisors said they were very happy to learn recently …

Mt. Pleasant Area senior students chosen to serve school board

By Marilyn Forbes
Mt. Pleasant Area School District’s board of education recently selected seniors Kailee Gamrat and Adam Patula as its student representatives for the 2014-15 school year. …

Mt. Pleasant hospital sets ‘exceptional’ example

By Kari Andren
Excela Health Frick Hospital was lauded by state health officials on Tuesday for having no regulatory violations or major life-safety issues throughout a two-year state …

Lab results questioned in fatal Mt. Pleasant car accident

By Rich Cholodofsky
A Mt. Pleasant man accused of killing his friend during a car accident last year contends the most serious charge he faces — homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence — should be dismissed because of a potentially flawed …

New York fuel cell company to add another plant in Mt. Pleasant Township

By Joe Napsha
A New York-based company is expanding its manufacturing operation of specialized fuel cells to the Mount Pleasant Glass Center, a $2.27 million project that is expected to result in 33 jobs during the next three years. WATT Fuel Cell Inc., …

Mt. Pleasant to hold 9/11 Tribute at Veteran’s Park

By A.J. Panian
Staring on in shock as the tragic events on Sept. 11, 2001, unfolded on television, Patrick Davis soon thought of a way to utilize his professional standing to help provide personal assistance to those in need locally, he said. “When …

Main Street Deli & Cafe is coming to Mt. Pleasant

By A.J. Panian
“The Sammich” is coming to Mt. Pleasant. A longtime staple of the Youngwood Corner Market, the Sammich is “a deliciously fresh-made sandwich with premium meats …

Mt. Pleasant’s Kropff Jewelers to close at month’s end

By Marilyn Forbes
Effective Sept. 30, Mt. Pleasant Borough will bid farewell to one of its longtime businesses, as the doors to Kropff Jewelers will be closed for …

Donegal Township might require ID during Fall Dumpster Days

By A.J. Panian
Those who wish to take part in Donegal Township’s Fall Dumpster Days later this month might be required to display identification to prove they are township residents or residents of Donegal Borough based on action taken Monday by the township’s …

The Dairy Mart serves final scoops in Donegal Township

By Rachel Basinger
Built in the late 1950s, the closing of The Dairy Mart in Donegal Township has signaled the end of an era, as Sunday was the …

Donegal Township couple gains ‘Conservation Farmer of the Year’ honor

By A.J. Panian
Ten years ago, David and Barbara McMillan purchased Stillwaters Farm — a 95-acre property in Donegal Township. In the decades prior to that, the couple …

Mt. Pleasant Area approves 2015-2018 comprehensive plan

By Rachel Basinger
Mt. Pleasant Area’s board of education recently approved a district comprehensive plan to take effect 2015 through 2018. More than 20 individuals, including board members, teachers, parents, business owners and other community personnel, composed a committee established to devise the …

Dance academy opens in Mt. Pleasant

By Rachel Basinger
Connie Gentry is not a dance instructor, but she is a businesswoman, she said. And the thought of opening a quality dance studio in downtown …

Mt. Pleasant Twp. woman aided by Jacobs Creek Area Faith in Action

By Linda Harkcom
Thanks to Jacobs Creek Area Faith in Action, a Mt. Pleasant Township woman not only is getting the help she needs, but she also found …