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St. Sebastian students share positive messages

October 12, 2019

By CHRISTINE HAINES chaines@yourmvi.com Students at St. Sebastian Regional Catholic School in North Belle Vernon took advantage of Friday’s sunny weather to spread some sunshine of their own. Approximately 115 students from pre-kindergarten through seventh […]

Felony charge filed in death of Otto

October 12, 2019

By JEFF STITT and TAYLOR BROWN jstitt@yourmvi.com tbrown@yourmvi.com After more than seven months of investigating, Washington Township police have filed charges in the case of Otto, a 3-year-old German shepherd who was shot and killed […]

Water company to upgrade McKeesport area sewer lines

October 12, 2019

By TAYLOR BROWN tbrown@yourmvi.com Pennsylvania American Water will invest more than $1 million to upgrade aging sewer main lines in Mc-Keesport. On Wednesday, the company announced the start of construction for approximately one mile of […]

Aly’s Rules sign reminds students about street safety

October 12, 2019

By JEFF STITT jstitt@yourmvi.com The family of the late Alyson Higdon joined Mc-Keesport officials Thursday morning for the installation of an “Aly’s Rules” safety sign at the intersection of Eden Park and O’Neil boulevards. The […]

Jefferson Hills Fire and Rescue almost ready to roll

October 12, 2019

By eric seiverling eseiverling@yourmvi.com Residents of Jefferson Hills will soon see a new volunteer fire company serving the borough. A result of a year-long decision by Jefferson Hills firefighters and council to consolidate the borough’s […]

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Hartman sets TD record in BVA win

October 12, 2019

By JEREMY SELLEW jsellew@yourmvi.com Belle Vernon Area clinched a home playoff game and quarterback Jared Hartman set a school record for touchdown passes in a season as the Leopards rolled past West Mifflin, 40-7, in […]

‘Mental mistakes’ sink Cougars at McGuffey

October 12, 2019

By Adam Brewer MVI Sports Charleroi had no answer on the ground for the Whipkey brothers in a 28-14 loss at McGuffey Friday night in Interstate Conference action. The win gives the Highlanders (8-0, 6-0) […]

Clairton uses big plays to get by West Greene

October 12, 2019

By MATT GRUBBA Trib Total Media West Greene brought the WPIAL’s leading rusher to Clairton, but the Bears ended up being the ones running wild.  No. 2 Clairton put up big play after big play, […]

Serra rallies to beat S. Allegheny

October 12, 2019

By the Mon Valley Independent Serra Catholic scored 21 unanswered points en route to a 21-17 victory over South Allegheny in Three Rivers Conference play Friday night.  Trailing 17-0 in the third quarter, Jayvon Holt […]

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Dina M. Kotlar – Rostraver Township

October 11, 2019

Dina M. Kotlar Rostraver Township Dina M. Kotlar, 48, of Rostraver Township, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m on Tuesday and from 2 to 4 and 6 […]

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Shirley A. Gottke – Charleroi

October 11, 2019

Shirley A. Gottke Charleroi Shirley A. Gottke, 91, of Charleroi, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Born on June 18, 1928, she was the daughter of the late John and Rosina Loftus. She was […]

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Howard W. Grimm – McKeesport

October 11, 2019

Howard W. Grimm MCKEESPORT Howard W. Grimm, 79, of McKeesport, passed away on Thu., Oct. 10, 2019 at UPMC McKeesport Hospital following a brief illness. A former Glassport resident, he was a son of the […]

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Dominic Devito – Roscoe

October 11, 2019

Dominic Devito Roscoe Dominic Devito, 79, of Roscoe, passed away Thursday, Oct.10, 2019 at Havencrest Nursing Home, Carroll Township. Born January 19, 1940 in Monessen, he was the son of the late Thomas and Filomena […]

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George Benson – Monessen

October 10, 2019

George Benson, 64, of Monessen, peacefully went home to be with Lord early Sunday morning, Oct. 6, 2019. He was born April 18, 1955, to the late Judge Benson Sr. and Sophie Ophelia Wright. George […]

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Caren E. Harper – Porterfield Monongahela

October 10, 2019

  Caren E. Harper Porterfield, 66, of Monongahela, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in her home. Born Dec. 15, 1952, in Uniontown, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Violet Slovak Harper. After […]

 

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