Friday, May 17, 2013
Tell us which candidates you're backing in the May 21 primary.
There are four four-year terms up for grabs on both the Plum Borough and Riverview school boards this year. And with the May 21 primary election about a week away, we want to know: Who are you voting for? And why? Tell your neighbors in the comments section below who the most qualified people are. The following candidates will appear on the ballot: Plum Borough School Board All candidates have cross-filed on the Republican and Democratic tickets. They are Dawn Lynn Check, Jim Rogers, Michelle Stepnick and incumbents Salvatore Collella, Kevin Dowdell and Andrew Drake. Riverview School Board Incumbents Arlene Loeffler, Theodora Tompa, Lisa Ashbaugh and John Hackworth all have cross-filed. Melissa Botta Havran is seeking the Republican …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
High school students have been showing their love for the Pittsburgh Penguins since 2010.
In honor of the possible start to the Pittsburgh Penguins' season next weekend, WTAE is holding a poll featuring some of the hockey team's devoted fans—Plum High School students. The Pittsburgh TV station is asking readers on its website to vote for their favorite Plum High School Penguins lipdub. A lipdub is a one-take video that shows students supporting the Pens in the hallways, classrooms and throughout the school. Students have filmed videos and posted them to YouTube since 2010. To watch the videos and vote, click here. Voting ends Saturday, Jan. 19. ____________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Allegheny County Common Pleas Court extends deadline for absentee ballots to be submitted from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. after elections officials receive more requests than expected.
Over and over, visitors to the Allegheny County Election Division heard the same refrain Tuesday morning: “Elections division, how may I help you?” "Elections division, please hold." From their headquarters Downtown, that constant jangle was the only way elections division workers could gauge that Tuesday was shaping up to be a busy Election Day around Allegheny County, Division Manager Mark Wolosik said. “You hear the phones ringing off the hook,” he said. The most-frequent questions? Most callers asked to confirm if they were registered to vote or where their polling places were located, he said. By mid-morning, division workers had fielded enough questions to prompt Wolosik to issue the office’s prediction: It would be a brisk voting …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Pennsylvanians who intend to vote in the upcoming general election by filing absentee ballots must apply by Oct. 30.
Pennsylvania voters who intend to cast absentee ballots in the upcoming general election Nov. 6 must apply to obtain those ballots before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30. Absentee ballots are available to registered voters who will be away from their community or cannot vote due to illness or physical disability. In Allegheny County, voters may obtain absentee ballots by visiting or contacting the county elections division, 601 County Office Building, 542 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Eligible voters may also obtain an application by visiting www.votespa.com or calling the elections divions at 412-350-4520. Registered voters are encouraged to request absentee ballot applications as soon as possible. Those voting by absentee ballot will be …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Click on the categories below and vote for your favorites.
There is a lot to celebrate about our town—great family-friendly activities and great local businesses. But who do you think is the best? Help Plum-Oakmont Patch determine the best of the best by voting for your favorites in each one of the categories below—poll selections were based on your nominations and the editor's picks in categories that didn't have nominations. Cast your vote by Aug. 17 and help us decide who's best. Whichever business gets the most votes will be named the Readers' Choice winner. Here are the categories: Dining Shopping Services Health/Beauty Recreation/Entertainment _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Are you heading out to the polls today? Get some practice and vote here!
It's Pennsylvania's Primary Election Day! Several federal and state offices are up for grabs, and you have a chance to nominate your favorite candidates. For an election guide for the Plum-Oakmont area, click here. Don't know where to vote? Check out the polling locations in the area. So tell us, will you be heading to the polls today or are you sitting this one out? Check back with Plum-Oakmont Patch after the polls close at 8 p.m. We will have live election results as well as reactions from candidates. ______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.