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January 18, 2018

Disaster strikes twice for Arnold City family

May 11, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN tbrown@yourmvi.com An Arnold City family suffered a tragic loss April 16, watching from across the street as area fire departments tried to extinguish the flames consuming the Seman residence. And it wasn’t […]

Major sewage project to begin

May 11, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD swolford@yourmvi.com After several years of legal battles, a long-overdue sewage treatment project will soon begin in Monessen. The Mon Valley Sewage Authority opened bids Monday for construction of a satellite treatment plant […]

Chamber speaker highlights region’s strengths

May 11, 2016

By GREG REINBOLD greinbold@yourmvi.com The Mid-Mon Valley is “perfectly poised to rebuild,” according to Johnna Pro, Southwest Regional Director of the state Department of Community and Economic Development. But it’s incumbent upon local business leaders […]

Hite pitches Bearcats to 2-1 win over Charleroi

May 11, 2016

By José Negron jsellew@yourmvi.com Bentworth used a sixth-inning rally and a stellar performance from pitcher Casey Hite for a Section 2-AA win over neighboring Charleroi Tuesday. The Bearcats extended their winning streak to four games […]

BVA stays in fight for second place

May 10, 2016

By Jeremy Sellew jsellew@yourmvi.com The Belle Vernon Area softball team finds itself deadlocked with Elizabeth Forward for second place in Section 3-AAA with a showdown with the Warriors looming today. But that game would mean […]

Spiritual leader

May 10, 2016

By Jeremy Sellew jsellew@yourmvi.com Thinking back to last season’s run to a WPIAL softball championship, Belle Vernon Area second baseman Erica Amoroso recalls watching how seniors Kaitlyn Faiola and Nicole Ashcraft led their team. Ashcraft […]

Trojans end Brownsville’s long winning streak

May 10, 2016

By JOSE´ NEGRON For The Mon Valley Independent California broke open a tight game in the sixth inning Monday to snap Brownsville’s 14-game winning streak in a battle of section champs. The Section 1-A champion […]

Monessen struggling with deficit

May 10, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD swolford@yourmvi.com Standing in a musty-smelling room at the Monessen Municipal Complex, Mayor Lou Mavrakis shook his head as he looked at the exposed wires dangling from rotting ceiling tiles. The aging complex, […]

BV man sentenced on drug charges

May 10, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD swolford@yourmvi.com A Belle Vernon man convicted of trying to sneak cocaine into California from Mexico will spend at least eight more years in jail for selling drugs in the Mon Valley. On […]

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