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November 18, 2017

Traditional funerals still favored in Mon Valley

November 15, 2016

By KRISTIE LINDEN klinden@yourmvi.com Cremation is poised to outpace burial as the “new norm” in the United States next year, but in the Mid-Mon Valley traditional funerals are still chosen far more often, according to […]

Gas wells on the rise in Forward

November 15, 2016

By WALTER HARRIS For the Mon Valley Independent Forward Township announced new well permits that will expand EQT Corp.’s gas drilling activity in the township. Supervisor Chairman Tom DeRosa said during a meeting Monday that […]

Monessen coke plant lawsuit settled

November 15, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD swolford@yourmvi.com A class-action lawsuit brought on by two Mon Valley residents over Clean Air Act violations at the Monessen coke plant was formally settled in federal court Monday. U.S. Federal District Judge […]

Charge withdrawn in assault case

November 15, 2016

By KRISTIE LINDEN klinden@yourmvi.com One count of aggravated assault was withdrawn against a 52-year-old Monongahela man facing charges in three separate assault cases against him, but he waived his right to preliminary hearings on the […]

Needy children receive winter coats today

November 15, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN  tbrown@yourmvi.com  Mid-Mon Valley residents and various outreach programs are coming together to keep children warm as the weather gets colder. Each year, the Monessen Knights of Columbus purchase new coats for school-age […]

Editorial: Election’s over; take down the signs

November 15, 2016

“Sign, sign, everywhere a sign. Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind.” That line from the Five Man Electrical Band’s 1971 hit, “Signs,” made plenty of sense during the runup to Election Day in the Mid-Mon […]

Towing issue off the table

November 14, 2016

By KRISTIE LINDEN klinden@yourmvi.com Despite a months-long debate over towing services for the borough, Donora council seems to have closed the door on the issue. Earlier this fall, council members told Ed Bulko of Bulko […]

Food bank creates wellness center

November 14, 2016

By the Mon Valley Independent The Greater Washington County Food Bank recently received a financial boost in its quest to fight hunger and support nutritional education. The food bank was awarded a $50,000 grant from […]

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