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May 27, 2017

Wolf tours McKeesport pipe mill

May 27, 2017

For the Mon Valley Independent Gov. Tom Wolf toured Dura-Bond Industries’ recently acquired pipe mill Thursday in McKeesport’s RIDC industrial park. “This has been a big venture for us,” Dura-Bond President Jason Norris said of […]

Ringgold delays new middle school opening

May 27, 2017

By KRISTIE LINDEN klinden@yourmvi.com Ringgold Middle School teachers and students have long expected to move into their new building on the first day of the 2017-18 school year — but delays in construction have pushed […]

Monessen kids learn about Holocaust in video session

May 27, 2017

By KAYLIE MOORE kmoore@yourmvi.com Stephanie Kirkpatrick’s sixth-graders received a history lesson last week from a Mid-Mon Valley veteran. Kirkpatrick, an English language arts and gifted teacher at Monessen Middle School, invited retired Lt. Col. Gene […]

Soap Box Derby on tap in McKeesport

May 27, 2017

By JOSE NEGRON jnegron@yourmvi.com A Father’s Day tradition will continue when the Greater Pittsburgh Soap Box Derby returns June 18 to Eden Park Boulevard. The gravity-flow raceway is in front of McKeesport Area High School. […]

BVA kids make National History finals

May 26, 2017

By KAYLIE MOORE kmoore@yourmvi.com For a seventh consecutive year, two of Ross Farmer’s students will represent Belle Vernon Area at a national history competition. Eighth-grader Danielle Ferraro and senior Tim Hudak received first- and second-place […]

Cal U students tell digital stories

May 26, 2017

By KRISTIE LINDEN klinden@yourmvi.com The fact that the first crematory in the United States was built by Francis LeMoyne in Washington, Pa., is a great piece of trivia, but a group of freshmen at California […]

Pa. career services provided at library

May 26, 2017

By KRISTIE LINDEN klinden@yourmvi.com People looking for work or a change in careers will have two options for help at the Carnegie Library of McKeesport – starting next month. PA CareerLink, which offers free employment […]

N. Charleroi robbery case pair facing trial

May 26, 2017

By KAYLIE MOORE kmoore@yourmvi.com Two suspects in an alleged North Charleroi robbery attempt in which a gun purportedly was held to a 6-year-old boy’s head were ordered to stand trial in Washington County Court. Dontae […]

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