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August 17, 2017

Mixed review from Monessen auditor

August 16, 2017

By KAYLIE MOORE kmoore@yourmvi.com Monessen City Council on Tuesday received their official financial audit for 2016. Accountants Steven Cypher and Dan Starceski of Cypher & Cypher of Canonsburg presented their report before Mayor Lou Mavrakis, […]

Belle Vernon official: Town forgotten during the flood

August 16, 2017

By Taylor Brown tbrown@yourmvi.com Belle Vernon Councilman and fire Chief Rich Saxberg is frustrated with the lack of assistance from the state and county during last month’s flooding. “I am disheartened,” Saxberg said. “Not only […]

Washington Twp. festival kicks off

August 16, 2017

By KAYLIE MOORE kmoore@yourmvi.com After more than a decade on hiatus, Washington Township Community Days returns today and runs through Saturday. Hosted by the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Company, the event begins 6 p.m. each […]

Glassport tax scofflaws targeted

August 16, 2017

By SUZANNE ELLIOTT For the Mon Valley Independent Glassport borough council agreed Tuesday to continue aggressively pursuing property owners who do not pay their taxes. So far, that tactic has paid off for the municipality, […]

Versailles approves pay raises for police

August 16, 2017

By SUZANNE ELLIOT For the Mon Valley Independent Versailles borough council approved a 3 percent salary hike for police officers. Council President Lisa Fleckenstein said the two full-time officers gave up raises last year so […]

Woman accused of assaulting cop

August 16, 2017

By KAYLIE MOORE kmoore@yourmvi.com A Washington Township woman is accused of assaulting a police officer while heavily intoxicated. Catherine A. Gelston, 57, of Center Street was charged Tuesday at Magisterial District Judge Richard Kasunic II’s […]

2nd Speers home invasion suspect ID’d

August 16, 2017

By Taylor Brown tbrown@yourmvi.com The second suspect wanted in a Speers home invasion last week where two males brandished a gun on a juvenile and demanded marijuana and pills has been identified. Magisterial District Judge […]

Tap Factory specializes in craft beer

August 16, 2017

By Taylor Brown tbrown@yourmvi.com A new Fallowfield Township sports bar is working its way into an underrepresented craft beer scene in the Mid Mon Valley. The Tap Factory, located at 164 Coyle Curtin Road, was […]

Barking Beauties opens second salon

August 16, 2017

By JOSE NEGRON jnegron@yourmvi.com A pet grooming salon in Elizabeth Township has opened a second branch in a nearby municipality. Candelore’s Barking Beauties opened its newest location at 1909 Lincoln Way in White Oak for […]

Column: We still have miles to go to overcome

August 16, 2017

By JEFF OLIVER General Manager How ironic and equally as sad it was that on a weekend when well over 1,000 alumni and friends of the former Donora, Monongahela and Mon Valley Catholic high schools […]

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