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October 23, 2017

Trial ordered in Forward murder

November 17, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD swolford@yourmvi.com A few hours before gunfire erupted in a Forward Township bar parking lot, the accused gunman bought a round of drinks for Jonathan Minnie and his friends. Minnie, 27, of Belle […]

Building trades focus of program

November 17, 2016

By JOSÉ NEGRON For the Mon Valley Independent Nearly 50 residents from around the Mid-Mon Valley attended a free presentation regarding potential careers in the union building trades in Donora Wednesday night. The presentation, which […]

Twin Coaches Orchestra band to relive glory days

November 17, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN  tbrown@yourmvi.com  Nearly a year after veteran musician Mark Smith started his journey, the Twin Coaches Orchestra Project band will make a highly anticipated debut Sunday with “A Night at the Coaches.” The […]

No tax increase in proposed Rostraver Township budget

November 17, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN  tbrown@yourmvi.com  For the fifth consecutive year, Rostraver Township homeowners are not expected to see a property tax increase. At a special meeting Wednesday night, the township commissioners passed an ordinance to advertise […]

Eastgate 11 sale OK’d by court

November 17, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD swolford@yourmvi.com A Westmoreland County judge signed off on the sale of one of Monessen’s Eastgate buildings to a developer who plans to use it as an event center. Monessen City Council received […]

Cal U hosts election analysis

November 17, 2016

By SCOTT MASTRO For the Mon Valley Independent With the smoke of last week’s contentious election battle clearing, California University of Pennsylvania hosted a post-election analysis forum Tuesday evening. Moderated by KDKA’s Jon Delano, panelists […]

Alliance CEO encourages collaborative effort

November 17, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN  tbrown@yourmvi.com  The Greater Rostraver Chamber of Commerce held its last monthly luncheon at The Willow Room Tuesday where Christopher Whitlatch, the first chief executive officer of the Mon Valley Alliance, spoke to […]

Crash damages Fallowfield Twp. home

November 17, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD swolford@yourmvi.com Verneia Simmons and her family were sound asleep when a truck slammed into their Fallowfield Township home – stopping inches from her young son’s bedroom. The alleged driver, Jeffrey A. Cochenour […]

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