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A family’s flag flies again in Mt. Pleasant

By Paul Peirce 1:23 p.m.
Vietnam War veteran Roy “Pepe” Barnhart was tired of seeing the embroidered U.S. flag sitting in a closet. “It’s not a towel and shouldn’t just ...

‘Dope sick’ man in custody  in Mt. Pleasant stick-up

By Paul Peirce
A New Alexandria man told police he was “dope sick” when he used a knife in an attempt to stick up a customer leaving a Mt. Pleasant beer distributor Thursday morning. Richard J. Monro, 26, was arrested by state troopers a ...

Mt. Pleasant Borough sees 3 new faces, incumbent get Dem nods

By Trib Total Media
As a challenger outnumbered by incumbents, Patience Barnes said she stayed true to her namesake leading up to Tuesday’s primary election for Mt. Pleasant Borough ...

Day of Giving benefits multiple Mt. Pleasant-area organizations

By A.J. Panian
Nickers ’N Neighs Therapeutic Riding Center in Donegal Township recently received a tidy windfall as part of The Pittsburgh Foundation’s Day of Giving. The money — ...

Memorial Day events planned in Mt. Pleasant, surrounding communities

By Trib Total Media
They were the most somber, most intense moments the Rev. Gary Atkinson spent as a military chaplain — those which coincided with the delivery of ...

Mt. Pleasant Township supervisors improve Norvelt playground

By Linda Harkcom
The warm weather has allowed Mt. Pleasant Township’s board of supervisors to make further improvements to the new playground at the Norvelt Pony League Field. During the board’s monthly meeting, board Chairman Jack Rutkowski said the rest rooms located at ...

Shop Demo Depot now accepts old paint for recycling in Mt. Pleasant

By Marilyn Forbes
Shop Demo Depot is now accepting and recycling old paint through a partnership with a Michigan company. Working with ePaint Recycling of Battle Creek, Mich., officials ...

Scottdale Bank & Trust Co. opens Mt. Pleasant branch

By Trib Total Media
Officials of the Mt. Pleasant office of The Scottdale Bank & Trust Co., which recently opened for business at 632 W. Main St. in Mt. ...

Mt. Pleasant-area community is invited to WINGS Tea

By Cami Dibattista
Women In God’s Service, known also as WINGS, will play host to its the group’s second tea event, which the community is invited to attend. Slated for 7 p.m. Wednesday at Acme United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant Township, the ...

Mt. Pleasant Township church dinner to aid disease-stricken boy

By Marilyn Forbes
Nate Fanell is a typical, 11-year-old boy, one who likes to play baseball, stay active and who does well in school. At a young age, however, ...

Mt. Pleasant Area students walk for good cause

By Marilyn Forbes
Ramsay Elementary School students recently took part in a Diabetes Walk organized by student council in support of a pair of their fellow students, “There ...

3 new faces, incumbent get Dem nominations for Mt. Pleasant Borough Council

By Tribune-Review
One incumbent and three challengers obtained Democratic nominations Tuesday to get on the ballot in the fall for Mt. Pleasant Borough Council, representing the 1st, 2nd and 3rd wards. In the 1st Ward, challenger Richard “Rico” Cholock received the nomination for ...

Mt. Pleasant Borough discusses high grass dilemma

By Mark Hofmann
Mt. Pleasant Borough Council discussed what to do with high grass issues and no more volunteer help to mow the lawns of foreclosed properties. “It’s a problem this time of year,” said Mt. Pleasant Borough Manager Jeff Landy about the ...

Mt. Pleasant council sets vote on parking law

By Rachel Basinger
Several residents who live on Washington Street in Mt. Pleasant Borough have approached council to see what could be done to alleviate parking problems there. On Monday, council members will be asked to vote on adopting an ordinance addressing those issues. ...

Mt. Pleasant Area Historical Society seeks content for school book

By A.J. Panian
Last fall two Facebook posts stopped Mt. Pleasant Area alumnus Jaime Golobish. One was about the dedication of Mt. Pleasant Area Senior High School in 1965 ...

Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum’s speaker series continues

By A.J. Panian
Some curious connections in the lives of three pioneers of Western Pennsylvania’s once booming glass industry will highlight the scheduled talk Tuesday by Arthur Thomas ...

Mt. Pleasant Township man completes Eagle Scout project at cemetery

By Kelly Vernon
The Stations of the Cross at St. Stanislaus Cemetery have been relocated and restored, thanks to the work of Boy Scout Joel Scekeres, 18, who ...

Mt. Pleasant board may OK 10-cent increase in school lunches

By Rachel Basinger
Next week, members of Mt. Pleasant Area School Board will be asked to approve a 10-cent increase in school lunches for the 2015-16 school year. Kelly Patterson, regional manager with Nutrition Inc., told board members at their workshop meeting this week ...

Donegal historian addresses Civil War roundtable group

By Trib Total Media
Paige Palmer, 16, of Donegal recently spoke to the Southern-Maryland Civil War Roundtable Group outside of Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. She was invited ...

Donegal Township supervisors weigh in on proposed mine

By A.J. Panian
Several Donegal Township residents with concerns about the potential effects of a proposed deep coal mine project attended Monday’s meeting of the municipality’s board of supervisors seeking the elected officials’ perspective on the matter. They got it, but some still ...