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Still active at 100, Plum woman feels, thinks young

Marion Cable keeps a full calendar of activities on her living room table, listing social engagements, activities and appointments. "I'm a very busy person," said ...

Plum Council questions next step in plans for athletic complex

Plum Council this week discussed the next phase of a borough-wide plan to construct a new soccer, lacrosse and football complex off School Road. Leaders ...

Veltre's Wedding and Event Center to open at former Plum restaurant site

An Italian restaurant in Plum will reopen as a banquet hall with some similar features, but a different vowel in its name. Veltre's Italian Kitchen, ...

6th-grade success with iPads at Plum spurs expansion to 7th, 8th grades

More Plum Borough School District students will have access to iPads next year when the district expands its iPad program from sixth-graders to seventh- and ...

Plum's $9.1M from state enough to cover school expenses through February

Plum Borough School District received $9.1 million in state funding this month when Gov. Tom Wolf signed a line-item-vetoed state budget, but that money may ...

Plum School Board seeks new study on options with Regency Park Elementary

The Plum School Board is seeking another feasibility study of district facilities to determine the best option for the halted Regency Park Elementary project. In December, ...

Plum teacher accused of having sex with student resigns

A Plum teacher in jail awaiting trial on charges of having sex with a student has resigned from his teaching position. The Plum Borough School Board ...

Plum woman, 92, tells of Philly radio singing, WW II newspaper work, more

Relaxed in her emerald green armchair while 1940s and '50s Italian songs played from the television in her apartment at the Retirement Residence of Plum, ...

Plum board member wants active shooter training by school year's end

Members of the Plum School District Safe & Supportive Schools Committee hope to have all staff and students trained to respond to an emergency by ...

Plum officials prep for growth from residential construction plans

A projected influx of new homes has Plum Borough officials bracing for growth. Borough manager Michael Thomas said that available land, new housing developments, low ...

Plum manager: New deal means efficiency boost for plowing

A new collective bargaining agreement between Plum and its public works employees will allow for better response times for winter weather events and ease the ...

Plum school superintendent delivers subpoenaed files to grand jury, Zappala says

The box of documents Plum Borough School District's superintendent brought before a grand jury Thursday was in response to a subpoena, Allegheny County District Attorney ...

Allegheny County judge revokes former Plum High School teacher's bond

A former Plum High School teacher awaiting trial on sex charges involving a female student returned to jail Thursday when an Allegheny County judge determined ...

Plum set to switch water-supply companies in March

The Plum Borough Municipal Authority will switch its water supplier from the Wilkinsburg-Penn Joint Water Authority to the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County in March ...

Busing concerns drive proposal to change Plum school start, end times

Officials in the Plum Borough School District are considering changing the start times for schools during the 2016-17 school year in an effort to make ...

Giving used police cars to VFDs halted in Plum until council forms policy

Plum officials are re-examining their distribution of used vehicles to local fire departments. Council voted unanimously to table an action to donate a 2009 Ford ...

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Plum Council reorganizes, discusses rebranding

Plum Council retained its leadership, swore in a new councilman and two re-elected incumbents, and discussed efforts to promote the borough and change its image ...

Plum School District committee seeking feedback from the public

The Plum School Board Safe and Supportive Schools Committee on Wednesday night will discuss a tip line created to report concerns anonymously, as well as ...

Plum graduate granted wish impressed with Make-A-Wish telethon

As an intern at Make-A-Wish, Francesca Dabecco enjoys writing the stories of wish recipients. Dabecco, 19, of Robinson, brings a first-person perspective to her writing, as ...


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