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January 21, 2018

Red Kettle Campaign fell short

January 18, 2018

By Kaylie Moore kmoore@yourmvi.com Although the 2017 Red Kettle Campaign fell short of its goal, the Salvation Army Mon Valley Citadel in Monessen will forge on. “Our goal for this holiday season was $60,000, and […]

McKeesport Area tackles budget plans, state index

January 18, 2018

By JEFF STITT jstitt@yourmvi.com The McKeesport Area School Board likely will introduce a preliminary budget at a business meeting next week. “There are two options that the school district has at this time as far […]

Ringgold board approves teacher contract

January 18, 2018

By KRISTIE LINDEN klinden@yourmvi.com Ringgold School Board voted 8-1 to approve a five-year contract with the teachers’ union that includes an average annual raise of 4 percent. “The easiest thing in the world would be […]

Tube City man jailed in child sex case

January 18, 2018

By KRISTIE LINDEN klinden@yourmvi.com A 31-year-old McKeesport man on probation for distributing child pornography in 2008 is accused of coercing minors to engage in sexual conduct so he could photograph or film it. Scott Joseph […]

Charleroi Area foundation to improve tech

January 18, 2018

By Taylor Brown tbrown@yourmvi.com The Charleroi Area School District Education Foundation will work to improve technology at the middle school. After Superintendent Dr. Ed Zelich reported on technology at the middle school in October, the […]

MMVTA bus catches fire with no passengers on board

January 18, 2018

By JEFF STITT jstitt@yourmvi.com The engine compartment of a Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority bus caught fire Wednesday while traveling on state Route 88 in Charleroi. Charleroi Fire Chief Bob Whiten Jr. said the engine […]

Editorial: Salvation Army still needs help

January 18, 2018

Every dollar matters to an organization like the Salvation Army, which is why it hurts to see the Mon Valley Citadel come up $3,000 short in this year’s Red Kettle Campaign. The annual holiday fundraising […]

Cal U upsets second-ranked IUP

January 18, 2018

By JOSE NEGRON jnegron@yourmvi.com California University women’s basketball coach Jess Strom knew Wednesday’s PSAC West showdown with IUP would be a defensive battle. The No. 14 Vulcans forced 20 turnovers and used a big fourth […]

Greijack leads EF past Clairton

January 18, 2018

For the MV Independent Will Greijack’s 30-point performance Wednesday helped catapult Elizabeth Forward past Clairton, 57-49, in nonsection play. The Warriors (6-8) took a 45-36 lead into the fourth quarter. To read the rest of […]

BVA drops battle of unbeatens, 42-33

January 18, 2018

By DAN PALM For the Mon Valley Independent In a matchup of undefeated AAA Section 2A teams, Connellsville broke a 21-21 tie Wednesday with four consecutive wins in the middleweights on their way to a […]

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