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Mt. Pleasant junior nets Westinghouse Science Honors Institute kudos

By Les Harvath
Named after American psychologist John Ridley Stroop, the Stroop Effect represents studies in the memorization process of the brain. Native to the island of Madagascar, off ...

Electrical malfunction blamed for April 17 fire that destroyed home in Mt. Pleasant Township

By Tribune-Review
An electrical malfunction caused the fire that destroyed a Mt. Pleasant Township home on April 17, a state police fire marshal said. The accidental fire caused $150,000 in damage to the house owned by Justin and Monica Welker of Longview Drive, ...

Scottdale/Mt. Pleasant CROP Hunger Walk to be held May 3

By Marilyn Forbes
Mt. Pleasant Center for Active Adults director Pam Soforic will join other walkers from the area as a participant in the annual Scottdale/Mt. Pleasant CROP ...

Rotary Club of Mt. Pleasant honors Citizen of the Year

By A.J. Panian
While espousing the enduring traits of volunteerism and public service exhibited locally throughout the decades by Maynard Brubacher, Doug Hauser recently invoked the words of ...

Mt. Pleasant public drug abuse forum is April 30

By A.J. Panian
On April 30, a forum on the often deadly dangers of drug abuse featuring keynote speaker Cyril Wecht, a world-renowned forensic pathologist, attorney and medical-legal ...

Watershed association’s annual banquet held in Mt. Pleasant Township

By Cami Dibattista
Members of the Mountain Watershed Association celebrated another successful year of operation at the nonprofit organization’s annual Clean Water Banquet and Silent Auction held recently ...

Youngwood-based Hospaws assists pet owners facing medical issues

By Cami Dibattista
Hospaws is a Youngwood-based organization that offers foster care or assistance to pets whose owners are in need of medical care. In an effort to help ...

Mt. Pleasant-area YMCA Celebrity Golf Classic turns 25

By Marilyn Forbes
Local YMCA officials feel that everyone should be able to use the facility, said Steve Simon, executive director of the Regional Family YMCA of the Laurel Highlands, located along Bessemer Road in East Huntingdon. Proceeds from the local YMCA’s Strong ...

New Stanton tech center focuses on sports therapy, exercise science

By Kelly Vernon
Guidance counselor Lon Hayes said surveys were sent last year to area districts regarding the prospect of a new program focusing on sports therapy and ...

Mt. Pleasant Borough pursues permit parking

By Rachel Basinger
The proposed permit parking ordinance on Washington Street in Mt. Pleasant Borough may take a little longer to finalize. Council President Joe Bauer said Monday night that the ordinance given members by the borough’s solicitor lacked complete information. “We said we would ...

Life Skills program brings dynamic atmosphere to Mt. Pleasant Area

By Kelly Vernon
The Life Skills program at Mt. Pleasant Area School District has made a dramatic difference in the life of Acme’s Colin Russel, according to his ...

Mt. Pleasant Township auto body pro helps Make-A-Wish honor boy’s request

By A.J. Panian
In December, Howard Hughes, an Armbrust native and proprietor of Howard’s Auto Body Restoration in Mt. Pleasant Township, was contacted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation with ...

Mt. Pleasant Township announces completion of playground upgrades

By Linda Harkcom
Mt. Pleasant Township supervisors are directing their energy toward making the municipality cleaner, safer and more child friendly. One such accomplishment is the completed renovations at the Norvelt Pony League Field playground, said Supervisor Jack Rutkowski, who made the announcement during ...

Mt. Pleasant Area Little League to receive Rotary Club grant

By Cami Dibattista
Improvements to the field and facilities of Willows Park, home of the Mt. Pleasant Area Little League, are under way due in part to a ...

Mt. Pleasant resident celebrates 102nd birthday

By Cami Dibattista
Harmon House Care Center resident Pauline Holod celebrated her 102nd birthday on April 2. Residents and employees at the Mt. Pleasant-based facility shared cake and ...

GrubHub open through April 30 at New Stanton tech center

By Kelly Vernon
Each year, Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center horticulture instructor Cynthia Huth said she makes reservations for the culinary program’s annual GrubHub restaurant the first ...

Mt. Pleasant school board considers moving graduation day

By Karl Polacek
On Monday, Mt. Pleasant Area School Board may decide to move graduation from Sunday afternoon to either the last day of instruction or to a Friday, beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Dr. Kenneth Williams, junior senior-high school principal, and Colleen ...

Mt. Pleasant students tackle ‘Beast’

By Marilyn Forbes
With its lavish production numbers, bright costumes and entertaining songs, Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a sure crowd pleaser, and a show that is ...

Mt. Pleasant-area man accepts military honor on late brother’s behalf

By A.J. Panian
Until recently, East Huntingdon resident John Gallo spent the better part of his life in the dark regarding the military experiences of his late older ...

Bryce Brothers descendants to speak at Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum

By A.J. Panian
It was one of those “small world” sort of Mt. Pleasant moments. In fall 2013, while previewing the apartment she currently leases in the Oakland section ...