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Southmoreland Elementary students get hands-on lesson in agriculture

By Paul Paterra
Students at Southmoreland Elementary School received an agricultural experience last week and seemed to enjoy themselves in the process. Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s Mobile Agriculture Education Science Lab was on site Sept. 15-19, providing the students an opportunity to learn about …

Abraham Lincoln comes to life during Woodcrest presentation

By Marilyn Forbes
Captivating the large crowd that consisted of an audience of all ages, Jim Getty of Gettysburg brought all the wit and wisdom of President Abraham …

New officer joins Scottdale’s auxiliary police department

By Paul Paterra
Mike Stokes has been sworn in as the latest officer of Scottdale’s auxiliary police department. The Scottdale resident, who has a degree in criminal justice …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …