Michael DiVittorio, Author at Plum

Author: Michael DiVittorio


Rock concerts, movie matinees and other things to do this week in Plum/Oakmont
February 24, 2020
Rock concerts, movie matinees, family events and more happenings in Oakmont and Plum this week:

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Online survey about off-leash dogs and cycling in Oakmont’s Dark Hollow Woods still available
February 21, 2020
Time may be running out for Oakmont residents who want to weigh in on allowing off-leash dogs and bicycle riding in Dark Hollow Woods.

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Oakmont officials hire a new manager’s assistant, fill several board vacancies
February 18, 2020
Oakmont officials have tapped a former Braddock administrator to help lighten the load for manager Scot Fodi.

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Theft and deception cases among those handled by Judge Zucco in Plum
February 17, 2020
District Judge Linda Zucco recently handled the following cases. Charges were filed by Plum police unless otherwise noted.

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Events happening in Oakmont and Plum this week
February 17, 2020
Need something to do in Oakmont or Plum this week?

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Plum Rotary sponsors household goods drive for Oakmont charity
February 16, 2020
Plum Rotary has partnered with the Blessing Board in Oakmont to collect household goods for needy families.

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Plum Storm Water Task Force efforts have begun
February 14, 2020
Plum Storm Water Task Force members have their leaders and identified areas of interest as part of its preliminary actions.

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Plum officials extend PR contract, ink new crossing guard deal
February 10, 2020
Plum officials have extended a public relations contract with an Oakmont business, and inked a new four-year deal with their crossing guards.

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Plum park pavilion prices increase, other fees instituted
February 10, 2020
People who want to rent Plum park pavilions will pay a new premium.

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Murder mystery and more entertainment in Plum and Oakmont this week
February 10, 2020
Looking for something fun to try in Plum and Oakmont this week?

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Plum drug dealer sentenced to 10 years in federal prison
February 7, 2020
A Plum drug dealer, who ran a drug trafficking operation through the Heinz Lofts apartments in Pittsburgh’s North Shore, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

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Oakmont councilwoman hopes to challenge Dermody for state House seat
February 6, 2020
Carrie DelRosso, an Oakmont Republican and businesswoman, announced she’s seeking her party’s nomination for the state’s 33rd District House seat.

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Volunteers wanted for Plum cleanup effort
February 4, 2020
Volunteers are needed for the fifth annual Plum Clean-Up Day.

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Oakmont officials finalizing 2020 paving project
February 3, 2020
Oakmont officials are finalizing this year’s paving project.

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Movies and more going on in Plum and Oakmont this week
February 3, 2020
Trying to find something to do in Plum and Oakmont this week?

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Oakmont Elks donate to local youth soccer groups
February 3, 2020
Oakmont Elks Lodge No. 1668 recently split a $2,500 grant between two youth soccer programs.

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Roof repairs, HVAC work among Plum School District projects
January 30, 2020
Plum School District officials plan to spend more than $1.75 million on various facility upgrades this summer.

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Plum EMS subscription drive to launch
January 29, 2020
Plum residents can help themselves and their EMS department by supporting its subscription drive.

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Plum school board’s 2020-21 preliminary budget opens door for tax hike beyond state index
January 29, 2020
Plum School District officials moved a step closer to possibly raising real estate taxes by more than 4% as they try to plug a $1.3 million budget shortfall.

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Plum School District officers talk with students about different safety measures
January 28, 2020
Pivik Elementary kindergartner Lucia Danny shows no fear inside or outside her Plum school.

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Plum Borough School District classes to resume after threat to high school
January 27, 2020
Plum Borough School District classes are expected to resume Tuesday as borough police continue to investigate a threat against the high school.

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Movie screenings with beer tastings among things to do in Plum and Oakmont this week
January 27, 2020
Trying to find things to do in Oakmont or Plum this week?

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Oakmont Tiger Scouts learn about literacy and helping others through book donations
January 25, 2020
Oakmont Tiger Scout Pack 137 members have learned a lesson in philanthropy and literacy while donating to a local charity.

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Riverview School District’s Model UN team wins awards at New York conference
January 25, 2020
Riverview School District’s Model United Nations Team earned awards at a recent event in New York City.

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Plum hires new police officer, plans more department upgrades
January 24, 2020
Plum officials recently welcomed a new addition to the police force.

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Oakmont police collecting expired, unwanted medications
January 22, 2020
Oakmont police want to make it easier for people to properly dispose of their expired or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications.

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Oakmont hires new part-time officer after one recently left
January 22, 2020
Oakmont officials hired a new part-time police officer after one recently left for another job.

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Plans to address Oakmont Commons flooding problems under review
January 21, 2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reviewing plans and models designed to fix flooding problems in the Oakmont Commons.

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‘For the Good of Plum’ to shine light on borough’s achievements
January 21, 2020
A new year, new leadership and now a new segment for Plum Council meetings have borough officials feeling positive about the future.

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Activities to check out in Plum and Oakmont this week
January 20, 2020
Need help finding something to do in Plum or Oakmont this week?

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Plum elementary students learn teamwork, other skills fixing classmates’ computers
January 20, 2020
The next time a Chromebook malfunctions, it may be worth getting fixed by a Plum School District fifth or sixth grader.

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Sampson Family YMCA in Plum can help keep fitness resolutions
January 17, 2020
Sampson Family YMCA in Plum offers a variety of fitness classes, swimming, personal training and other programs to keep fitness resolutions intact.

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DUI, theft cases among those handled by Judge Zucco in Plum
January 17, 2020
District Judge Linda Zucco recently handled the following cases. Charges were filed by Plum police unless otherwise noted.

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Plum School District to offer online kindergarten, first grade registration
January 15, 2020
A Plum School District online registration effort has been expanded.

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Plum elementary students learn teamwork, other skills fixing classmates’ computers
January 14, 2020
The next time a Chromebook malfunctions, it may be worth getting fixed by a Plum School District fifth- or sixth-grader.

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Plum council fills board, commission vacancies
January 13, 2020
Plum council unanimously appointed several residents to fill board vacancies.

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New Dollar General proposed in Plum
January 13, 2020
A new Dollar General likely will be built off Unity Center Road in Plum this year.

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Yoga, meditation among wellness events set for Oakmont and Plum this week
January 13, 2020
Looking for things to do in Oakmont and Plum this week?

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Theft cases among those recently handled by Judge Zucco in Plum
January 10, 2020
District Judge Linda Zucco recently handled the following cases. Charges were filed by Plum police unless otherwise noted.

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Oakmont council has a new president, vice president
January 7, 2020
Oakmont officials appointed Patricia Friday and Leah Powers as council president and vice president, respectfully.

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Plum officials appoint new council president, vice president
January 7, 2020
Plum Council has new leadership.

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Things to do in Plum and Oakmont this week
January 6, 2020
Wondering what’s going on in Plum and Oakmont this week?

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Plum’s 80-year-old Meals on Wheel volunteer will ‘keep going up until I can’t go anymore’
January 6, 2020
Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series that features Alle-Kiski Valley residents and the notable things they do.

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Verona painter is Oakmont library’s artist of the month
January 3, 2020
Verona artist Ashley Minteer has been honing her acrylic-painting skills the past few years, and is ready to display her work at the Oakmont Carnegie Library.

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Riverview Junior High cheerleaders take first place at recent competition
December 30, 2019
Riverview School District’s junior high cheerleading spirit team took first place in its first competition ever.

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Happenings in Plum and Oakmont
December 30, 2019
Looking for something to do this week in Plum or Oakmont?

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Plum School District officials plan to build on year’s accomplishments in the coming decade
December 26, 2019
The holiday season allows folks to reminisce on all that happened over the year that was and ponder what the future will bring.

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Oakmont’s 2020 budget approved with no tax hike
December 19, 2019
Oakmont property owners won’t have to worry about their real estate tax rate going up next year.

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Plum School District’s Make-A-Wish telethon hopes to top $1 million
December 19, 2019
A Plum School District fundraising effort has a chance to hit the $1 million mark on Monday.

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Plum school officials say 4% tax hike might be needed for next year
December 17, 2019
Plum School District property owners could see their real estate taxes jump by more than 4% as school district officials try to plug a $1.3 million budget shortfall in next year’s budget.

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Trial period for off-leash dogs and bicycles extended in Oakmont’s Dark Hollow Woods
December 17, 2019
A trial period for off-leash dogs and bicyclists in Dark Hollow Woods in Oakmont has been extend until at least March as officials postponed a vote on a recreation board proposal.

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Plum, Oakmont activities this week include Christmas concerts and holiday-themed events
December 16, 2019
Looking for things to do in Plum and Oakmont this week?

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Artistic replica of the old Hulton Bridge in Oakmont unveiled at Riverview High School
December 13, 2019
An idea formed nearly four years ago in a Riverview High School jewelry making class turned into an artistic replica of the historic Hulton Bridge in Oakmont.

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Cases recently handled by Judge Linda Zucco in Plum
December 12, 2019
District Judge Linda Zucco recently handled the following cases. Charges were filed by Plum police unless otherwise noted.

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Pivik students pitch in to make presents for Children’s Institute students
December 10, 2019
Pivik Elementary students and a Habitat for Humanity Allegheny Valley volunteer have partnered to provide special hand-made toys for the Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh.

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Happening in Plum and Oakmont this week: meditation, movies and more
December 10, 2019
Looking for something to do in Plum or Oakmont this week?

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Plum officials ink a new 4-year deal with public works union employees
December 9, 2019
A new four-year deal for Plum public works employees comes with raises and a borough contribution to a new supplemental pension fund.

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Plum officials appoint storm water task force members, plan to meet in January
December 9, 2019
Plum officials selected their storm water task force members and plan to have the group’s first formal meeting next month.

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Riverview school board has new members, new leadership
December 7, 2019
Riverview school board has new members and new leadership.

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Plum Community Center collecting donations for Meals on Wheels
December 7, 2019
Plum Community Center is collecting clothing and other donations for Meals on Wheels as part of its participation in a national charitable campaign.

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Plum’s 4th Christmas event draws record crowds
December 5, 2019
Danica D’Ambrosio’s eyes lit up like a Christmas tree when she saw Santa arrive at Plum Creek Park.

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Oakmont mulls decision on cycling, off-leash dogs in Dark Hollow Woods
December 4, 2019
It appears Dark Hollow Woods in Oakmont will remain a place for off-leash dogs and bicyclists as council continues to mull over a recreation board proposal.

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Plum’s Stuff-a-Bus event nets 650 gifts for Toys for Tots
December 3, 2019
Hundreds of Plum-area children will receive new toys this holiday season thanks to the efforts of district students and community members.

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