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Donora budget carries 1.25-mill tax increase

December 13, 2019

By KRISTIE LINDEN klinden@yourmvi.com Donora council passed a 2020 preliminary budget Thursday that includes a 1.25-mill tax increase, but it took accusations of grandstanding, a couple of disagreements and a mayoral tie-breaker vote to get […]

Donations collected after teen dies in accident

December 13, 2019

By TAYLOR BROWN tbrown@yourmvi.com A GoFundMe page has been set up to collect donations for the family of Ringgold High School student Tyler Garrity, who was killed in a dirt bike accident Wednesday. Nearly $4,800 […]

Distillery wins prestigious award

December 13, 2019

By Eric Seiverling eseiverling@yourmvi.com David Baustert lifts the lid off a vat of brown, bubbling cane sugar and lets the aroma escape into the air. “It smells so good,” Baustert said, closing the lid to […]

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Leopards rally for rivalry win

December 13, 2019

By Jose Negron jnegron@yourmvi.com Belle Vernon Area trailed after each of the first three quarters Thursday before finding a way to outlast rival Ringgold, 43-37, in Section 3-4A play Thursday night.  The Leopards (3-1, 1-0) […]

Warriors claim first win by throttling Vikings

December 12, 2019

By the Mon Valley Independent Elizabeth Forward found its way into the win column for the first time this season with a 55-31 victory over Mt. Pleasant in Section 3-4A play Thursday night.  The Warriors […]

Frazier’s Lawrence wins 100th

December 12, 2019

By DAN PALM MVI Sports The Frazier wrestling team didn’t get the first win in school history as they hoped Wednesday night. But superstar Thayne Lawrence had a memorable night, achieving a big individual milestone […]

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Austin S. Gillingham Jr. – New Eagle

December 13, 2019

Austin S. Gillingham Jr. New Eagle Funeral services were held for Austin S. Gillingham Jr., 85, of New Eagle, who died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Southwestern Assisted Care. Born Sept. 14, 1934, in Webster, […]

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Donald Scott Thorne – North Charleroi

December 13, 2019

Donald Scott Thorne North Charleroi Donald Scott Thorne, 54, of North Charleroi, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. Born on Jan. 15, 1965, he was the son of the late Donald A. Thorne and […]

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Joseph C. Picinotti – Charleroi

December 13, 2019

Joseph C. Picinotti Charleroi Joseph C. Picinotti, 96, of Charleroi, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Born on Oct. 19, 1923, he was the son of the late Joseph and Emma Rehula Picinotti. […]

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Tyler James Garrity – Monongahela

December 12, 2019

  Tyler James Garrity, 17, of Monongahela, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. He was born May 13, 2002, in Monongahela, the son of Kimberlee Mellinger Garrity and Scott Bartolotta and William James Garrity and […]

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Terry E. Odelli – formerly of Monongahela

December 12, 2019

Terry E. Odelli, 77, formerly of Monongahela, died unexpectedly Oct. 24, 2019, in his home in Waterford, Mich. He was born July 1, 1942, in New Eagle, the son of Joseph and Hazel Kunkel Odelli. […]

 

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