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Scottdale Fall Festival children’s area remains popular spot

By Rachel Basinger
While the children’s area in the Scottdale Fall Festival has always been attractive, upgrades and added programs and events over the past several years have made the area a draw in itself for families to the festival. Megan Newcomer, chairwoman …

Walker: Scottdale Fall Festival kicks off this weekend

By Patricia Walker
Scottdale Fall Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The festival will be held Friday through Sunday and will include many returning favorites, including performances by The World Famous Wallenda Troupe, and a few new activities. Some of the new additions …

Fundraisers, donations net Scottdale a new police car

By Paul Paterra
Scottdale’s Police Department has been patrolling borough streets for about a year in a 2013 Dodge Charger purchased with money from fundraising efforts and not …

Textile artist to appear at West Overton

By Linda Harkcom
For Susan Zylka of Bullskin, textile arts are an important part of her family’s heritage. Zylka, who knits, sews and does cross stitch, will be …

Runners ready to race in Scottdale 5K, 10K

By Rachel Basinger
With several 5K races becoming popular in the area over the years, the Scottdale Fall Festival 5K has had staying power, with the 17th annual race to be held Saturday. Charlie Ellis, chairman of the race committee for the festival, …

Taxes on former FOE in Scottdale won’t be forgiven

By Paul Paterra
More than 35 percent of the delinquent taxes owed on the building that once housed the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Scottdale will not be exonerated. A motion for exoneration died at Thursday’s meeting of the Southmoreland School Board in …

Southmoreland High School homecoming court named

By Kelly Vernon
Trisha Bungard, Emily Donovan, Mikayla Horvat, Brittney Leonard, Taylor Millslagle, Emily Roth and Jenna Roth have been selected for the Southmoreland High School homecoming court. …

Pets get chance to show off in Scottdale

By Rachel Basinger
The Scottdale Fall Festival is holding its 10th annual dog show Sept. 19 on the festival stage. Peggy Thomas, dog show committee chairwoman, said it …

Antique cars, dogs to be displayed at Scottdale Fall Festival

By Rachel Basinger
The parking lot at Rite Aid in Scottdale will once again be filled with antique and show cars Sept. 21, as part of the annual …

East Huntingdon family houses hockey hopefuls

By Kelly Vernon
Fred and Lynn Bell of East Huntingdon will be billeting Alex Archibald and Brendan Jaquay through May in an effort to make the Keystone Ice …

‘Honest Abe’ to appear for Scottdale senior program

By Marilyn Forbes
The wit and wisdom of President Abraham Lincoln will come to life for one special night as the Woodcrest Senior Living Community presents “An Evening with Abraham Lincoln.” The event will be staged by Jim Getty of Gettysburg, who will …

Scottdale merchant marks 25th anniversary

By Rachel Basinger
Marty Savanick and her husband Reuben spent years making a small business in a small community become successful. This month, Marty Savanick is happy to …

Geyer audience plays key role in ‘Reunion’

By Linda Harkcom
The audience will play an important role in Actors and Artists of Fayette County’s production of “A Family Reunion to Die For” this weekend at …

Bicycles allowed to roll through Scottdale’s downtown

By Tribune-Review
Bicycles will be allowed in Scottdale’s business district. Council unanimously agreed to revise a 2010 ordinance that prohibited bicycles in the downtown area as well as in-line skates, skateboards and scooters. The new ordinance eliminates the word “bicycle.” Members of …

Mt. Pleasant Twp. woman aided by Jacobs Creek Area Faith in Action

By Linda Harkcom
Thanks to Jacobs Creek Area Faith in Action, a Mt. Pleasant Township woman not only is getting the help she needs, but she also found …

Scottdale Fall Festival ready to celebrate 40th anniversary

By Rachel Basinger
Since January, members of the Scottdale Fall Festival committee have been working to make this year’s 40th anniversary event one of the best yet. Scheduled …

Southmoreland’s Kimmel chosen for national honors band

By Paul Paterra
Katie Kimmel admitted to being quite shocked when first hearing she was chosen to participate in the National Association for Music Education All-National Concert Band. …

High-flying Wallendas return for Scottdale Fall Festival

By Rachel Basinger
Members of the Scottdale Fall Festival committee are excited to have the Wallendas back this year to help the festival celebrate its 40th anniversary. The …