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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. ...

Scottdale Bank & Trust Co. to expand to Mt. Pleasant

By A.J. Panian
One might call it Mt. Pleasant’s own oncoming Main Street banking bonanza. For weeks, construction crews have toiled along a portion of the borough’s primary thoroughfare, ...

Mt. Pleasant gingerbread house tour, display and competition is back

By Marilyn Forbes
The 2014 Mt. Pleasant Gingerbread House Display and Competition will again invite the imaginations of participants to go wild during the yearly holiday event that ...

Mt. Pleasant woman authors 'Hidden History of the Laurel Highlandse'

By Rachel Basinger
Cassandra Vivian has traveled the world — including living in Egypt for 20 years — but these days she finds herself back in southwestern Pennsylvania, ...

Sub & Pub celebrates 30 years in business in Mt. Pleasant

By Cami Dibattista
When Chris and Helen Deluka decided to purchase a restaurant in Mt. Pleasant, where they were born and raised, the couple’s daughter, Mary “Lou” Ross, ...

Mt. Pleasant’s Christmas events are scheduled

By Rachel Basinger
Mt. Pleasant Borough will hold its annual Christmas parade at 6 p.m. Dec. 3. It will be the first time in several years that the parade and other Christmas-related activities will be held in the evening rather than on a Saturday ...

Mt. Pleasant Area students take Turkey Cup Challenge

By Marilyn Forbes
In a show of generosity and compassion for those who are less fortunate, many students from the Mt. Pleasant Junior-Senior High School took to the ...

Mt. Pleasant-area ‘Faith in Action’ group honors volunteers

By Linda Harkcom
Jacobs Creek Area Faith in Action recently honored its volunteers with an enrichment and appreciation open house. Roughly 20 volunteers attended the event held at ...

Donegal Township adopts tentative 2015 budget

By A.J. Panian
Donegal Township’s board of supervisors on Monday voted to adopt the municipality’s tentative 2015 budget, which calls for no property tax increase. “It looks like we have it pretty much balanced, and again, that’s with no tax increase,” said Tom Stull, ...

Mt. Pleasant High School to tell ‘A Christmas Story’

By Marilyn Forbes
The story of a young boy’s desire to own a Red Ryder BB Gun and the lengths he will go to attain one for Christmas ...

Mt. Pleasant council sets budget session

By Rachel Basinger
Mt. Pleasant council will meet in special session Monday night to discuss the borough’s 2015 budget and its line items. Borough Manager Jeff Landy said the process to this point was to budget conservatively, although all the numbers were pretty closely ...