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June 26, 2017

Monessen founder birthday marked

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June 26, 2017

By KAYLIE MOORE Col. James M. Schoonmaker of Monessen would have celebrated his 175th birthday this Friday. To honor his legacy, the Greater Monessen Historical Society sponsored a birthday party Saturday at the Monessen […]

B. Vernon reaches century at old trolley park site

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June 26, 2017

 By KAYLIE MOORE Mid-Mon Valley residents are invited to join Belle Vernon in celebrating the borough’s 100th Community Day at Kennywood Park. “For many residents, Kennywood Day has been just as much a part […]

McKeesport triathlon aids Kiwanis, trail commission

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June 26, 2017

For the Mon Valley Independent The second annual “Going for the Goal Sprint Triathlon” took place Sunday in McKeesport. The triathlon took participants through the McKeesport Area High School swimming pool, the city leg of […]

Police nab Charleroi home invasion suspect

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June 26, 2017

By KAYLIE MOORE A homeless man wanted for his role in an alleged Charleroi home invasion is in custody. Zachary Shay Aquilina, 20, allegedly robbed a Luella Avenue resident at gunpoint May 10. To […]

Editorial: Historic milestone for Belle Vernon

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June 26, 2017

Congratulations to Belle Vernon as the borough marks its 100th Community Day July 11 at Kennywood Park in West Mifflin. As has been the case for 99 years, the event will be a celebration of […]