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Police seek witnesses in Plum hit-and-run

Allegheny County Police are seeking the public's help to get information on a hit-and-run in Plum Tuesday evening that left a New Kensington man with ...

Plum superintendent notes improvements, work to be done

In the year since police arrested a Plum High School science teacher, accusing him of having sex with a student, school officials have taken some ...

Plum school officials discuss potential safety coordinator role

Members of the Plum Borough School District's Safe & Supportive Schools Committee and its steering committee met Wednesday night to continue discussion on the proposed ...

Plum School Board questions moving biology class from 9th to 10th grade, replacing with environmental science class

The Plum School Board is unsure about a proposal to move the ninth-grade biology class to 10th grade and replace it with an environmental science ...

Plum School District looks to consolidate three categories of employee policies into one

The Plum Borough School District is working to streamline its employee, staff and administration policies at the recommendation of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association. The district ...

Officials address Plum residents' concerns about MAWC's chloramine use

Some Plum residents are concerned about the borough's upcoming change in water suppliers and the chemicals that will be used to treat their water. Last month, ...

Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County to field water-switch questions at Plum meeting

Officials in Plum have set a meeting next week to discuss the borough's upcoming switch in its water supplier. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. ...

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 ...


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