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Scribe opens eyes to another historical Mt. Pleasant-area passage

By A.J. Panian
Consider it the untold tale of Mt. Pleasant’s other historical trail. Handed down for generations has been the story of Braddock’s Road and its local role ...

Mt. Pleasant student wins Red Ribbon Photo Contest

By Kelly Vernon
Ramsay Elementary School sixth-grader Nathan Kubasky, 12, recently earned $1,000 for his school when he was selected as one of 11 winners of the 2014 ...

Gingerbread houses are on display in Mt. Pleasant

By Marilyn Forbes
Adding a sweet side to the holiday cheer in the borough, the annual Gingerbread House Tour, Display and Competition is once again showcasing the talents ...

Mt. Pleasant Township adopts 2015 budget

By Linda Harkcom
It has been more than 75 years since Mt. Pleasant Township’s board of supervisors raised real estate taxes, and once again the elected leaders on Monday voted to adopt the township’s 2015 budget without a tax hike. “We are debt ...

Mt. Pleasant Area officials appear in ‘Foxcatcher’

By Linda Harkcom
Those associated with Mt. Pleasant Area Junior-Senior High School who venture out this weekend to see the major motion picture “Foxcatcher,” might see a familiar ...

Gun shop opens in Mt. Pleasant’s East End

By Marilyn Forbes
Business owner Chris Howard of Mt. Pleasant Township said that he feels that his new store in Mt. Pleasant is one that is filling a ...

Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum to debut ‘A Touch of Blue’

By A.J. Panian
It’s what Harley N. Trice called a moment of “true serendipity.” In late 2012, Trice — a Pittsburgh attorney and great-great grandson of James Bryce, founder ...

Acme woman wins Shop Demo Depot repurposed art contest

By Cami Dibattista
A functional, outdoor sink built by Acme’s Tammy Schultz from repurposed building materials was recently chosen as the winning entry in a recent contest sponsored ...

Mt. Pleasant Area considering sports program for special-needs students

By Rachel Basinger
Mt. Pleasant Area School District is hoping to soon partner with the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit and three other area school districts to provide a “Unified Sports Program” for students through Special Olympics Pennsylvania. The sports program would pair special-needs students with ...

Donegal Township adopts 2015 budget with no tax hike

By A.J. Panian
For the 18th consecutive year, Donegal Township residents will not face a real estate tax increase. The township’s board of supervisors on Monday voted to officially adopt its 2015 budget — a $675,178, balanced spending plan. The millage rate will remain ...

Virtual cycling bike debuts at Mt. Pleasant-area YMCA

By Kelly Vernon
The new Expresso HD Upright virtual exercise bike is a new and exciting addition to the fitness center at the East Huntingdon-based Regional Family YMCA ...

‘Santa can do anything’: Dad’s return to Mt. Pleasant family a surprise

By Stacey Federoff
Just before Spc. Bryan Lee revealed himself to his stepdaughter, Santa Claus at Overly’s Country Christmas in Mt. Pleasant Township asked Miriah Martin what she ...

‘Holiday Homes Tour’ to return Dec. 13 to Mt. Pleasant

By Marilyn Forbes
The Mt. Pleasant Area Historical Society once again invites the public to tour local sites decorated in the festive flair of the Christmas season. The society’s ...

‘Christmas in the Mountains’ to mark 15th year in Mt. Pleasant area

By Linda Harkcom
Starting in 2000, a group of local businesses have come together annually to create a holiday shopping event that gives back to the community. This ...

Board leadership in Mt. Pleasant schools retained

By Karl Polacek
Robert Gumbita was unanimously re-elected as Mt. Pleasant Area School Board president during the board’s reorganizational meeting Wednesday. James McElfresh retained the position of board vice president. The board voted to retain attorney John Toohey as the district solicitor for 2015 with ...

‘Evening for Wishes’ marks 8th year in Mt. Pleasant

By Kelly Vernon
Businesses that donated to Standard Bank’s recent “Evening for Wishes,” held recently at the Kosciuzko Club in Mt. Pleasant, helped make the eighth annual event a success once again, according to Kathleen Comini, market manager for the bank’s Mt. Pleasant ...

Mt. Pleasant Borough to sound emergency siren at noon Saturday

By Trib Total Media
At noon Saturday, officials of Mt. Pleasant Borough will test its severe weather/emergency alert siren located atop the borough municipal building at 1 Etze Ave, said Gerald Lucia, the borough’s mayor, volunteer fire chief and emergency management coordinator. The device will ...

‘Farm 2 Fork’ program established at Norvelt Elementary

By Kelly Vernon
A “Farm 2 Fork” potato bar program was recently established at Norvelt Elementary School by Michelle Marker, director of programming and marketing for The Nutrition ...