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Elder abuse, scams targeting seniors topics for DA's office rep at Plum Community Center

Senior lives matter. That was one of several points made by Allegheny County District Attorney's Office Senior Justice Advocate Ron Deutsch during his July 20 talk ...

With rezoning OK in Plum, next move, project's pace up to developer

Plum officials say there is no timetable for a proposed Maronda Homes residential development, and the next move will be by the company. "There's a lot ...

Plum briefs: Mass honoring first responders on tap Aug. 21 at Our Lady of Joy

Our Lady of Joy Catholic Church, 2000 Oblock Road in Plum, will honor the men and women who tirelessly protect and serve the borough with ...

Plum's D.C. trip refunds issued; parent: amount 'a joke'

Refund checks have been distributed to Plum School District families affected when an annual sixth-grade trip to Washington, D.C., was reorganized at the last minute. Refund ...

Plum farm stand open again; first weekend attrracts hundreds

A Coxcomb Hill Road farm stand in Plum, once thought to not be reopening for the 2016 season, had its grand opening last Friday. Harvest Valley ...

Photo gallery: 2016 Stampede in the Park 5K

The 2016 Stampede in the Park 5K was held Saturday at Boyce Park. The race benefits the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. ...

Plum race raises funds to fight against cancer

More than 234 runners finished the 5K race Saturday morning under sunny skies and in humid conditions at Boyce Park as the Stampede in the ...

Permitting issues resolved, Plum farm stand to reopen on July 22

A Coxcomb Hill Road farm stand in Plum, whose owners had said borough permitting issues might keep the business from opening this year, will reopen ...

Plum anti-cancer event for runners, walkers aims to push 10-year total to $250K

Organizers of an annual Plum fundraiser for leukemia research are ready to celebrate a milestone. The 10th anniversary of Stampede in the Park is set for ...

Plum Food Pantry needs help to cope as client families approach 200

The Plum Food Pantry at Holiday Park United Methodist Church is in need. It has been at the house of worship at 81 Sandune Drive since ...

Size difference of new trash bins prompts some Plum residents to seek exchanges

A rollout of new trash bins in Plum has not gone as smoothly as borough officials hoped. Distribution of the new bins started last week. The ...

Plum School Board majority: Close elementary, add on to Oblock for sixth-graders

A majority of Plum School Board members wants to close one of the district's four elementary schools and move sixth-graders to a proposed addition at ...

Photo gallery: St. John the Baptist Family Festival 2016

The 2016 St. John the Baptist Family Festival ran Wednesday through Saturday, July 13-16, on the parish grounds in Plum. ...

New Plum logo to quickly become visible to residents, visitors

Plum officials are wasting no time in continuing their borough rebranding campaign. Residents and travelers will see the new Plum logo on trash bins, employee shirts, ...

Plum Council approves rezoning request

Plum Council approved rezoning land from commercial to residential Monday night, making possible more than 200 single-family homes despite opposition from some local business owners. The ...

Farm stand owners, Plum officials at odds over permitting to reopen

A popular farm stand in Plum may not open this summer because of what its owners call government red tape. "You talk about red tape, it's ...

More kids attending Sampson Family YMCA summer camp, scholarships available

The Plum-based Sampson Family YMCA's summer camp program is in full swing, with registration and scholarships for families to participate still available. "We've increased the number ...

Plum residents should keep recycling bins when new trash bins arrive

Plum residents will receive new recycling bins and keep their old ones as part of recent changes involving the borough's contracted garbage collector. The garbage collector, ...

Parents of Plum 6th-graders affected by D.C.-trip bus shortage to get refunds

Plum Borough School District families who were affected when an annual sixth-grade trip to Washington, D.C., was reorganized at the last minute should soon be ...

New borough logo unveiled as part of Plum officials' rebranding efforts

Plum officials have a new borough logo and continue to develop a marketing plan. The plum-colored logo features the word "BORO" with "PLUM" written within the ...


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