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Retired Mt. Pleasant-area engineer authors essay collection

By A.J. Panian
Mt. Pleasant Borough native Glenn D. Cooper spent more than 20 years pondering that which is, which fittingly is the title he gave to a ...

Mt. Pleasant receives more than $45K to upgrade Frick Park

By A.J. Panian
The cracks in the asphalt surface of the basketball court at Frick Park in Mt. Pleasant have widened through the years, said James M. Wojnar, ...

Mt. Pleasant Area students meet star of iconic film

By Kelly Vernon
Mt. Pleasant Area freshman Eric DeSabato said Monday’s presentation by Mary Badham — who portrayed Jean Louise “Scout” Finch in the 1962 film adaptation of ...

Writer’s workshop works with Mt. Pleasant-area natives

By Cami Dibattista
Ten residents of Easy Living Country Estates in Hunker recently spent an afternoon discussing fashion trends that were popular in their youth. They shared thoughts ...

Mt. Pleasant Township Municipal Authority to proceed with court action

By Rachel Basinger
The Mt. Pleasant Township Municipal Authority’s board of directors recently set dates for court hearings for four residents who still have made no effort to tap into the authority’s sewage system. At the board’s recent monthly meeting, authority solicitor Michael Korns ...

Mt. Pleasant-area program plans ‘Spring Sparkle’ for April 11

By Linda Harkcom
Jacobs Creek Area Faith in Action, a program under United Way of Westmoreland County, will soon fill the Scottdale Fireman’s Club with classic sounds of ...

Donated items needed for Mt. Pleasant center auction

By Marilyn Forbes
Mt. Pleasant Center for Active Adults director Pam Soforic is asking area residents to keep the facility in mind while spring cleaning this month. The center ...

Mt. Pleasant Area student leads center’s robotics team

By Kelly Vernon
A 130-pound robot named Eugene — and the brains behind the bot, the Road Dogs robotic team at Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center in ...

Mt. Pleasant Township church group crochets ‘Mats for the Homeless’

By Cami Dibattista
More than 500 plastic, grocery bags are used to create each sleeping mat constructed by the United Methodist Women of Calvary United Methodist Church in ...

Forbes: Night at the Races planned at sportsmen’s club

By Marilyn Forbes
Modern Dimensions  Salon Relay for Life team will host a Night at the Races 7 p.m. April 11 in Bridgeport Sportsman Club. Doors for the event will open at 6:30. There will be a Chinese auction and fun games and ...

Mt. Pleasant Area Historical Society makes its mark for Civil War veterans

By A.J. Panian
Considering the treachery and patriotic sacrifice marking the paths of more than 100 Civil War veterans buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, it’s essential that each ...

Mt. Pleasant-area arena nets $10K in county tourism funding

By A.J. Panian
Nick Pilotti takes pride in the reputation Hot Shots Indoor Sports Arena has developed as a popular destination for inline and dek hockey tournaments, he ...

Mt. Pleasant-area association aims to provide mining industry education

By Linda Harkcom
Two years ago, the Jacobs Creek Watershed Association began a project to find, research and identify local mines that attracted many of the immigrants that ...

Easter egg hunts to occur throughout Mt. Pleasant area

By Linda Harkcom
On Sunday, the Easter Bunny will make its annual visit to see the children of Mt. Pleasant Township during the municipality’s Easter egg hunt. The township has organized the event for children of its residents for about 20 years, said Donna ...

Mt. Pleasant-area company donates $10K to University of Pittsburgh facility

By Trib Total Media
Once again, a company based near Mt. Pleasant recently donated $10,000 to the Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory School, which is affiliated with University of Pittsburgh’s ...

Mt. Pleasant Public Library event invites all to ‘let winter go’

By Marilyn Forbes
Since the beginning of the year, the Mt. Pleasant Public Library has hosted “Disney Days,” during which the local facility turns the first Saturday of each month into an entertaining day of movies and activities for children. “‘Disney Days’ have been ...

Veterans speak of Civil War soldier for Mt. Pleasant-area group

By Cami Dibattista
As the featured speakers at the Chestnut Ridge Historical Society’s monthly meeting held recently, Jim Smith of Greensburg and Ray Zimmerman of Acme detailed the ...

Lenten luncheons at Mt. Pleasant church draw hundreds weekly

By Marilyn Forbes
Attendance has continued to climb at the annual Lenten luncheons, offered at noon Wednesdays during Lent’s six weeks at the Mt. Pleasant Church of God. The ...

Mt. Pleasant Area student fundraiser tops $5K since 2012

By Marilyn Forbes
The old adage that duct tape can be used for anything proved to be true as yards and yards of the adhesive substance was put ...

Mt. Pleasant’s background colored by entrepreneurial spirit

By Karl Polacek
The business district in Mt. Pleasant has a rich history. Levin Furniture Jessie Levin persuaded her husband, Sam, to establish Levin Furniture as a “dignified” ...