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Mt. Pleasant-area attractions showcased at tourism expo

By A.J. Panian
As a local tourist attraction, West Overton Village and Museums does not exist in an economic vacuum, according to Jessica Kadie-Barclay, managing director of the ...

Mt. Pleasant’s ‘Party in the Park’ is July 3

By A.J. Panian
In commemoration of Independence Day, the twilight skies over Mt. Pleasant will once again flash and sparkle with fireworks during the borough’s 2015 “Party in ...

Mt. Pleasant-area sticks to campaign to curb underage drinking

By Marilyn Forbes
Mt. Pleasant-area shoppers will see new labels on their cases of beer and boxes of pizza. As part of the Drug Free Communities grant funding awarded ...

Mt. Pleasant Area announces co-valedictorians for Class of 2015

By A.J. Panian
Mt. Pleasant Area School District recently named Class of 2015 graduates Kailee Gamrat and Matthew Johnson as co-valedictorians. “That’s very good, I’m very happy with that,” ...

Mt Pleasant police officer assaulted while making arrest

By Tribune-Review
A Mt. Pleasant man is charged with assaulting a borough police officer who was investigating a harassment complaint against him during the weekend. Tim Gardner, 28, is charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, harassment, simple assault, disorderly conduct and making terroristic ...

Mt. Pleasant Borough’s ‘Party in the Park’ to be held Friday, July 3

By Marilyn Forbes
The big July 3 “Party in the Park” will be held Friday in the gazebo area and the parking area located across the road on Diamond Street, Mt. Pleasant. The street will be closed. The band Switch will hit the ...

Former Mt. Pleasant sex offender to stay behind bars while wife hunts for home

By Joe Napsha
A former Mt. Pleasant man serving a five- to 10-year prison sentence for a 2004 sex offense involving two girls will have to remain in prison for at least another month because his wife cannot find a residence in Fayette ...

Mt. Pleasant Township couple charged in abuse of 3-year-old

By Renatta Signorini
A Mt. Pleasant Township man kicked a 3-year-old boy with a cowboy boot and forced the child to wear dirty underwear on his head as ...

Empty bottles lead police to suspect in Mt. Pleasant Township burglary

By Renatta Signorini
Two empty bottles of Bud Light left behind during a 2013 burglary helped investigators track down a suspect. An analysis of the DNA evidence gleaned from ...

Mt. Pleasant’s street master marks 5 decades on the job

By Marilyn Forbes
Mt. Pleasant Borough street department supervisor Mario Fontanazza was recently recognized for five decades of service in his role. It’s a feat not met in the ...

Mt. Pleasant Animal Hospital nears golden anniversary

By Cami Dibattista
When retired veterinarian George Meerhoff graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., more than 50 years ago, he said he knew he wanted to run ...

Mt. Pleasant Area gains grant for Life Skills program

By Kelly Vernon
Mt. Pleasant Area instructor Jennifer Bradley recently received $1,000 in funding to establish a drama curriculum in the Life Skills program during the 2015-16 school ...

Car cruise carries on despite rain in Mt. Pleasant

By Marilyn Forbes
Recent visitors to the second installment of Hayden’s Pharmacy’s “Rock Around the Block” car cruise in Mt. Pleasant enjoyed the antique and classic vehicles on ...

Storms take toll on Mt. Pleasant Township Municipal Authority

By Linda Harkcom
The severe storms that ripped through the area recently took a toll on the Mt. Pleasant Township Municipal Authority’s Guzzy Pump Station. During the authority’s recent monthly meeting, board President Charles Naggy told fellow directors the station was struck by lightning ...

West Overton displays Mt. Pleasant students’ art

By Linda Harkcom
Mt. Pleasant art students are getting the chance to show off their talent to the public at a special art exhibit at West Overton Village ...

Mt. Pleasant Township business owner repeats Make-A-Wish gesture

By Cami Dibattista
When it comes to fulfilling Make-A-Wish Foundation requests, Howard Hughes is two for two. Hughes, proprietor of Howard’s Auto Body Restoration in Mt. Pleasant Township since ...

Local man recovers relic from razed Mt. Pleasant church

By Marilyn Forbes
Bob Tylka’s long search for a storied, stained glass window with a tie to his family took many twists and turns, accented by countless hours ...

Mt. Pleasant Area elementary students meet boy with craniofacial syndrome

By Kelly Vernon
A classroom reading assignment took on new meaning, after Ramsay Elementary School fifth-graders were recently visited by Daniel Pfeiffer and his family. Pfeiffer, 16, suffers from ...

Recent Mt. Pleasant Area graduate achieved perfect attendance

By Marilyn Forbes
From kindergarten through his senior year, recent Mt. Pleasant Area graduate Neal Ungvarsky never missed one out of a total of 2,160 days of school. For ...

Antique piece to hit highway for Mt. Pleasant’s 100th

By Marilyn Forbes
A piece of local history is about to hit the streets of Mt. Pleasant again, just in time to celebrate its 100th birthday, as the ...