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Zoning board OKs variance for Scottdale Court

By Rachel Basinger
Members of the Scottdale Borough Zoning Hearing Board recently approved a variance request from the Scottdale Court housing development along Broadway. James Conte, solicitor for Homes Build Hope and Scottdale Court, said the group was in the process of having …

Civil War comes to West Overton

By Marilyn Forbes
When asking most people if they can name a Civil War battlefield, chances are that many will answer “Gettysburg” as it is one of the …

East Huntingdon youth group ‘makes a difference’

By Marilyn Forbes
For several years, an eager group of youths interested in making a difference in their community have become well known for their dedication and desire …

Grab a partner for fitness fun at YMCA in East Huntingdon

By Marilyn Forbes
Looking fit and feeling better is always a great way to live life, and now the Regional YMCA in East Huntingdon is making it even …

Regional Family YMCA program readies for 2nd full year in Scottdale

By Paul Paterra
The first full year of the Regional Family YMCA’s before- and after-school program proved to be very successful. With the start of another school year …

Scottdale Borough Council seeks new solicitor

By Rachel Basinger
Members of Scottdale Borough Council voted Aug. 11 to advertise a revised ordinance, which will eliminate the prohibition of bicycles being operated in the business district. Revisions to Ordinance 1169, which currently doesn’t allow the use of bicycles, in-line skates, …

Concert series shift proves successsful for Scottdale Borough

By Rachel Basinger
For the first time in several years, Scottdale Borough moved its concert in the park series from Sunday to Friday evenings. Now that the whole …

Taste of Italy coming to West Overton

By Linda Harkcom
This month’s Wednesdays at West Overton will bring a taste of Italy to the former Frick homestead. West Overton Village & Museums will celebrate the …

Joint Scottdale effort results in fundraising quilt

By Linda Harkcom
Thanks to the generosity of the Scottdale-based Hearts and Hands Quilt Guild, Jacobs Creek Area Faith in Action has a creative way to raise money …

Scottdale streets greener by the day

By Marilyn Forbes
Scottdale is becoming greener by the day, and it’s not from the rain the region has been experiencing, but from the installation of dozens of …

Scottdale landmark getting a spot of color

By Marilyn Forbes
At the end of the 1800s, homes across the country began to experience something new and vibrant — color. Up until that time, colored paints …

Bridge reconstruction continues on Route 819 in East Huntingdon

By Rachel Basinger
In the heart of construction season, it might seem unusual that one of the bigger bridge construction projects in the area has seemed to be …

‘Shrek’ brings comedic love story to Scottdale’s Geyer Performing Arts Center

By Linda Harkcom
The stage at the Geyer Performing Arts Center will be taken over by ogres, a talking donkey and a whole heard of fairy-tale creatures when …

Brooks brings jazz, swing style to Gazebo Parklet in Scottdale

By Rachel Basinger
Sam Brooks’ life is music. He teaches voice and piano lessons in Connellsville, but his passion is performing jazz and swing music at “gigs” around the area. On Friday, he will be sharing his talents with the community when he …

Everson Centennial Park upgrades boost summer lunch program

By Paul Paterra
Everson Centennial Park was realizing a decrease in attendance for its summer lunch program. A lack of young folks at the park for the program …

St. John the Baptist in Scottdale to cut K-5

By Tribune-Review
St. John the Baptist Regional Catholic School in Scottdale will discontinue its kindergarten through fifth-grade program, it was announced Thursday. The parish will continue to operate the preschool program. Greensburg Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt accepted the recommendation of the school’s …

Honor rolls still a source of civic pride for Bullskin man

By Marilyn Forbes
During World War II, many small towns throughout the country proudly listed their hometown heroes on special honor rolls erected in those towns. Even towns …