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Editorial: School bells ready to ring

August 23, 2016

The final true sign that summer is, indeed, coming to an end will start taking place this week. Area children will be going back to school. To read the rest of this story, please see […]

Ringgold ready for new school year

August 22, 2016

By KRISTIE LINDEN When students in the Ringgold School District return to classes Thursday, some changes made since the end of last school year will be readily apparent. Others may be less obvious. High […]

Annita Garibaldi Society celebrates 80 years

August 22, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN  Italian girls whose mothers were in the Annita Garibaldi Society grew up to follow in their footsteps. That’s just how it was – and still is. To read the rest of […]

Teacher turns to new medium

August 22, 2016

By GREG REINBOLD For some teachers, the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s continuing education requirements are a drag. For Charleroi Area High School art teacher Patrick Camut, they’re a dream come true. To read the […]

Mom looking for closure in son’s untimely death

August 22, 2016

By JUSTIN CRIADO Nearly two months after a car crash took the life of her youngest son, Cindy Balko of West Newton still has questions. Eric Hussey, 19, of Forward Township was pronounced dead […]

Man dies in Carroll Township crash

August 22, 2016

By the MV Independent A 39-year-old West Virginia man died in an accident Saturday while driving himself to the hospital. According to Washington County Coroner Tim Warco, Scott Henry McClure of Nettie was working at […]

Editorial: NBV park celebrated in a big way

August 22, 2016

It’s very possible that the opening of a community park was never celebrated quite the way North Belle Vernon Community Bank Park was Sunday afternoon. Then again, few communities like NBV have a park like […]

Twin Coaches horn player back in show biz at age 80

August 20, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN  A member of the Monessen High School Class of 1953 received his best education outside the classroom. Joe Campus, 80, of Elizabeth Township began playing trumpet behind some of music’s biggest […]

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