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Perry native recalls Iwo Jima victory

July 30, 2016

By JUSTIN CRIADO Joe Rosenthal’s photo of six Marines raising the U.S. flag atop Iwo Jima’s Mount Suribachi on Feb.25, 1945, has become an enduring image of American freedom. The photograph, which won a […]

Rostraver Lions to help flood victims

July 30, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN The Rostraver Township Lions Club is on a mission to help West Virginia children affected by severe flooding in early July. The “Stuff the Bus” project will take place 10 a.m. […]

H.O.P.E. Center sponsors events

July 30, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN The H.O.P.E. Center in Washington Township will sponsor two events for area youngsters on upcoming weekends. Area young people will take the stage at The H.O.P.E. Center’s Got Talent show as […]

BVA approves second phase of renovation

July 29, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN After approving the second phase of a districtwide energy savings renovation in April, the Belle Vernon Area School District administration saw the progress of the project Wednesday during a walk-through at […]

Editorial: We strive to be better

July 29, 2016

As we wind down our third month as a publication, we are continually tinkering with our content in hopes of giving the majority of our dedicated customers in the Mid-Mon Valley what they want, and […]

Fundraiser set for Andrew Kraemer

July 29, 2016

By JUSTIN CRIADO A scholarship fundraiser in honor of a fallen Elizabeth Township ATV racer is planned for Sunday at the township’s Community Center in Mt. Vernon. Andrew Kraemer, 16, of Elizabeth Township passed […]

Pearl Harbor survivor, 95, dies

July 29, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN One of the few remaining survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor has died. Pearson Harkema, 95, of Monessen passed away Wednesday in his home surrounded by his […]

Miss Mid Mon Valley pageant Saturday

July 29, 2016

By GREG REINBOLD For the second consecutive year, the annual Miss Mid Mon Valley pageant will be held at the Charleroi Market House on McKean Avenue. The pageant begins 11 a.m. Saturday. It is […]

Rostraver man ordered to trial in murder of wife

July 29, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD A Rostraver Township man who allegedly helped cut his wife’s throat during a suicide-pact attempt was ordered Thursday to stand trial in her murder. Edward Paul Friday, 80, waived his right […]

Updates improve local water system

July 28, 2016

By GREG REINBOLD Major changes to the Authority of the Borough of Charleroi’s water treatment facility and storage network in recent years have ramped up the peak capacity of the plant and cut down […]

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