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August 17, 2017

Monessen man arraigned in alleged crowbar assault

September 15, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD swolford@yourmvi.com A Monessen man accused of violently beating his cousin with a crowbar is in jail on new charges after he led police on a high-speed chase. Dwayne “Peenie” Grogan, 49, of […]

Riverfront projects focus of summit

September 15, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN tbrown@yourmvi.com The Mon River Town Program conducted its “Unlocking the Opportunities” summit Wednesday morning at California University of Pennsylvania to discuss the benefits of river-related recreation and how to fund such initiatives. […]

Homicide suspect awaiting extradition

September 15, 2016

By JUSTIN CRIADO jcriado@yourmvi.com A McKeesport man wanted for an Aug. 6 fatal shooting in Forward Township is awaiting extradition in Louisiana after waiving a hearing Tuesday. Josh Wardlaw, 21, of Pirl Street is being […]

Burning ordinance updated in Washington Township

September 15, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN tbrown@yourmvi.com The Washington Township supervisors unanimously agreed to amend an ordinance Wednesday that will place limits on outdoor burning. Residents previously were permitted to burn 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the first […]

Settlement reached in civil suit against Charleroi Area

September 15, 2016

By GREG REINBOLD greinbold@yourmvi.com A civil suit brought against Charleroi Area School District, Bethlehem-Center School District and the Charleroi high school principal by a former Charleroi Area student has been settled. The girl was sexually […]

Monessen Historical Society celebrates Roaring Twenties

September 15, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD swolford@yourmvi.com Put on a flapper outfit, dance the Charleston and party like it’s 1921 Saturday with the Greater Monessen Historical Society. To commemorate the 95th anniversary of Monessen changing from a borough […]

Elizabeth Forward sets hall of fame class

September 15, 2016

By JUSTIN CRIADO jcriado@yourmvi.com The Elizabeth Forward Alumni and Friends Association Hall of Fame will celebrate its 20th anniversary by inducting six members and recognize two educators this weekend. The festivities will begin Friday morning […]

EF board makes policy changes

September 15, 2016

By JUSTIN CRIADO jcriado@yourmvi.com The Elizabeth Forward School Board used the first agenda meeting of the new school year to go over policies Wednesday night. The Conflict of Interest Policy was reviewed during the meeting, […]

Residents complain about sewer odor

September 15, 2016

By KRISTIE LINDEN klinden@yourmvi.com At least two Monongahela residents had a smelly situation to deal with this week as sewer lines throughout the city were cleaned to ease the passage of cameras used to map […]

Basement flooding issues addressed

September 15, 2016

By CINDY EKAS For the MV Independent At a Wednesday meeting, Perryopolis residents demanded that borough council and the sewage authority work together to resolve basement flooding issues. Cemetery Road residents Barry Medorma and Debra […]

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