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November 18, 2017

McKeesport to celebrate America Recycles Day

November 15, 2017

By JEFF STITT Today is America Recycles Day and McKeesport is hoping to include as many city households as possible in the celebration. Utilizing a $216,934 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, […]

BVA copes with death of math teacher

November 15, 2017

By KAYLIE MOORE Belle Vernon Area School District is mourning the loss of an educator this week. High school mathematics teacher David Mills died unexpectedly Monday, leaving students and faculty shocked and grieving. He […]

Mon City to kick off holiday season Friday

November 15, 2017

By KRISTIE LINDEN Santa Claus is Shopping in Town — Monongahela’s version of a light-up night celebration — is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The event is sponsored and coordinated by the […]

Absentee ballots won’t change Ringgold outcome

November 15, 2017

By KRISTIE LINDEN Though the results from the Nov. 7 general election remain unofficial until certified, a count of write-in and absentee votes does not appear to have changed the race for Ringgold School […]

Still no contract for Ringgold teachers

November 15, 2017

By KRISTIE LINDEN The Ringgold Education Association did not accept the school district’s most recent contract offer yesterday and the strike continues. Teachers have been off the job for 21 school days. To read […]

Marino resigns from Monessen School Board

November 15, 2017

By KAYLIE MOORE Monessen School Board on Tuesday accepted the resignation of one of their own. Randall Marino will resign Dec. 4, despite winning a two-year seat on the school board in last week’s […]

NBV mulling cost of new fire whistle

November 15, 2017

By Taylor Brown Residents of North Belle Vernon will not be hearing a fire whistle for at least one more month. Councilman Geoffrey DeWitt said the fire department has been without a fire whistle […]

Editorial: Absentee ballots mishandled

November 15, 2017

We understand that voting laws are complicated, but if anyone should understand them, it’s the county election bureau. Unofficial results showed that 278 people were permitted to cast absentee ballots in last week’s election because […]

9 Trojans, 4 Greyhounds honored

November 14, 2017

By JOSE NEGRON Thirteen local football players from California and Monessen have been named to the Tri-County South All-Conference team. The conference champions from California have nine players on the team, while Monessen was […]

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