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Law firm to present report to Plum school board about employees mentioned in grand jury document

Plum Borough School District directors will receive a law firm's report Tuesday about district employees mentioned in an Allegheny County grand jury document. Lee ...

Plum Council moving toward financing new trucks for 2 VFDs

Plum Council plans to finance two new pumper trucks — one each for the Renton and Holiday Park volunteer fire departments. Council unanimously approved advertising an ...

Organizers excited for second annual Plum Community Parade

Plans for Plum's second annual Community Parade are nearly complete. The committee met Sept. 14 to discuss the event scheduled for 10 a.m. on Oct. 1. ...

PennDOT grant sought to continue East Hills DUI Task Force funding

Plum officials have applied for a PennDOT grant to continue funding the East Hills DUI Task Force. Council unanimously adopted a resolution Sept. 12 authorizing council ...

Plum School Board, architects to air project ideas for public

Plum Borough School District officials want to bring back VEBH Architects to discuss possible future projects, including a sixth-grade addition to Oblock Junior High and ...

Fire destroys 19th-century McJunkin farmhouse in Plum

An old farmhouse along New Texas Road, built when Plum was a township and not a borough, burned down last week. Holiday Park Volunteer Fire Department ...

See plans, detour for New Texas Road bridge replacement at Sept. 29 meeting in Plum

A pre-construction meeting will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Plum Borough Municipal Building, 4575 New Texas Raod, for the ...

Plum 2011 grad training as naval aviator with squadron in Texas

Plum native Justin Creighan wants nothing more than to serve his country, and is learning how to do so through the Navy. Creighan, 23, is a ...

Circle of Stitchers marking decade of fun, fellowship, service projects in Plum

Circle of Stitchers, a Plum community group of knitters, crocheters and stitchers of all kinds, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. "We very much enjoy ...

Photo gallery: American Legion Post 980 car cruise

American Legion Post 980, 7824 Saltsburg Road in Plum, holds weekly car cruises on Tuesdays. The Sept. 6 car cruise drew vintage, antique and collectible ...

Plum School Board approves $7M+ bond issue for buses, pensions

Plum Borough School District officials will incur more debt via a bond issue that will finance bus-fleet upgrading and pension payments. Board President Kevin Dowdell, Vice ...

Drawings for town center in Plum expected Oct. 3

Conceptual drawings of Plum Town Center, a proposed public/private development on 110 borough-owned acres in the Renton section of Plum, will be revealed at next ...

Former teacher takes over children's programming role at Plum library

Plum Borough Community Library officials have welcomed borough resident Tammy Andrew as their new children's program coordinator. Andrew, 55, a former Franklin Regional School District first-grade ...

W&J pre-med student back from overseas: Plum HS prepared me well

Claudia Peterman knew at a young age that she wanted to help people through science and the medical field. "I've always had a passion for it," ...

Plum Meals on Wheels needs volunteer drivers, 'runners' who enter clients' homes

The Plum Meals on Wheels program is seeking volunteers to help ensure nearly 80 borough residents continue to be provided meals each week. Toni Franco, program ...

Children's librarian leaves Plum library to manage WQED collaboration with libraries

Families have flocked to the Plum Borough Community Library to enjoy children's programs presented by Liz Kostandinu for nearly eight years. Starting this month, that is ...

Plum School District to use $2K grant to fight bullying

Plum Borough School District will implement new anti-bullying initiatives, courtesy of a grant through workplace safety company Safe Fleet and its vehicle-safety Seon brand. School board ...

Plum Rotary shoe drive helps Nicaraguan children attend school

The Plum Rotary Club has joined the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh once again for a shoe drive to benefit children in Nicaragua. The drive lasts through ...

Plum School District eyes $7.5M bond issue for bus purchases, pensions

Plum Borough School District officials want to improve their fleet of buses through a bond issue. "We can't be shortsighted when we issue bonds and look ...

Plum School Board revisiting proposal for junior-high addition

A proposed sixth-grade addition at Plum Borough School District's Oblock Junior High will be revisited, as school board members at an Aug. 23 meeting opted ...


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