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January 22, 2018

Editorial: Give Kepics ‘A’ for effort

August 12, 2016

Days after the tragic police shootings in other parts of the country, Monongahela Mayor Bob Kepics thought about what would happen if those incidents took place in the Mid-Mon Valley. And he shuddered. To read […]

Heroin overdose in Donora sparks arrests

August 12, 2016

By KRISTIE LINDEN klinden@yourmvi.com A Donora woman’s heroin overdose on a borough sidewalk resulted in the arrest of a Donora couple after police used surveillance cameras to track down where the drugs were allegedly purchased. […]

Monessen Elementary promotes positive reinforcement

August 12, 2016

By JUSTIN CRIADO jcriado@yourmvi.com Trips to the principal’s office at the Monessen Elementary Center will no longer induce fears of scorn. The school recently announced it’s implementing a new positive-reinforcement policy for the upcoming academic […]

Elco looks to revise rental inspection policy

August 12, 2016

By WALTER HARRIS For The Mon Valley Independent Elco Borough Council is preparing to revise its rental inspection policy. Without a code enforcement officer, the borough has fallen behind with regular inspections. Council President Larry […]

Cal Borough gets lower electrical rates

August 12, 2016

By WALTER HARRIS For The Mon Valley Independent In an ongoing commitment to reduce expenses, California Borough Council voted in favor of signing an electrical service contract at significantly lower rates during Thursday’s business meeting. […]

4 ordered to stand trial in heroin sting

August 12, 2016

By GREG REINBOLD greinbold@yourmvi.com Four people charged in connection with a three-month Charleroi Regional Police undercover investigation into an alleged heroin distribution network operating at the Myford Hotel in Charleroi have been ordered to stand […]

Festival of Nations Saturday at Charleroi church

August 12, 2016

By the Mon Valley Independent The Festival of Nations celebration Saturday at Mary, Mother of the Church in Charleroi caters to any taste. The church’s annual ethnic food festival is in its fifth year since […]

Stefano meets local constituents

August 11, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD swolford@yourmvi.com Fairhope resident Louis Tarantino didn’t hesitate to throw a curve ball at a freshman state senator during a visit to Monessen Wednesday. “That’s the first time I’ve been asked that,” said […]

Library conversion under way at EF

August 11, 2016

By JUSTIN CRIADO jcriado@yourmvi.com Elizabeth Forward School District will convert the middle school library into the iCreate Studio during the early part of the 2016-2017 school year, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Todd Keruskin announced Wednesday night […]

Local police share info at Monongahela summit

August 11, 2016

By KRISTIE LINDEN klinden@yourmvi.com Monongahela Mayor Bob Kepics hoped to hold a police summit Wednesday morning and invited several area departments to participate, but scheduling conflicts kept many of them from attending. Monongahela Police Chief […]

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