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Moon Township Police Department issues a traffic alert for University Blvd.

Moon Township Police Department issues a traffic alert for University Blvd.

John Blinn, News Editor

November 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Moon Township Police Department issued a traffic alert for University Boulevard. Authorities warned commuters of the enhanced volume of traffic that would be seen on the road. The increase in traffic is the result of the Robert Morris University basketball game against the University...

Apartment damaged after fire on Moon Clinton Road

Apartment damaged after fire on Moon Clinton Road

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 15, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - An apartment in Treetop Manors was damaged after a structure fire Monday afternoon. Residents near the area of Moon Clinton Road say they saw heavy smoke and heard helicopters at the scene. The Moon Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 197 was present at the scene at approximately...

Multi-vehicle accident closes part of University Blvd.

Multi-vehicle accident closes part of University Blvd.

John Blinn, News Editor

April 26, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- At least one person was taken to the hospital following an accident on University Boulevard. Moon Township Police responded to the accident that took place at the intersection of Grant Drive and University Boulevard at 2:31 p.m. Friday afternoon. A dark grey Chevy vehicle and a...

New Thorn Run Interchange project to start this month

New Thorn Run Interchange project to start this month

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 10, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Thorn Run Interchange Improvement Project is set to start this month. The construction work may impact traffic, according to a Facebook post by the Moon Township Police Department. The project’s plans involves adding new traffic signals and new Westbound ramps. “The result of this construction project should greatly improve the traffic flow at this interchange well into the future,” said the Moo...

Man found dead in Moon Twp. stream

Man found dead in Moon Twp. stream

John Blinn, News Editor

April 9, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A man was found dead in a stream outside of a residence in Moon Township. The Office of the Allegheny County Medical Examiner announced that 77-year-old William Kriger was found outside of his home in Moon Township. Officials say that the incident happened around 5:50 p.m. on Thursday. It...

Single lane closures to begin in Robinson starting Monday

Single lane closures to begin in Robinson starting Monday

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Single lane closures are set to begin Monday, April 1 on Campbells Run Road in Robinson Township. According to the Department of Public Works, the closures will occur on Campbells Run Road between McMichael Road and Keiners Lane. The select locations will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5...

Raja, Iovino face off in 37th District Senate Debate at RMU’s Yorktown Hall

Raja, Iovino face off in 37th District Senate Debate at RMU’s Yorktown Hall

Tanner Kreckle, Contributor

March 24, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — Pennsylvania State Senator candidate's Republican D. Raja and Democrat Pam Iovino found themselves in a fairly heated debate Wednesday evening during the 37th District Congressional Debate. The debate, hosted by Robert Morris University's Political Science club and the League Of...

First-ever polar plunge to be hosted at RMU by Greek Life’s Sigma Tau Gamma

First-ever polar plunge to be hosted at RMU by Greek Life’s Sigma Tau Gamma

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — Three, two, one... jump! The Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity at Robert Morris University is hosting their own version of the well known "Pittsburgh Polar Plunge," with the intentions to benefit the same cause. Brothers from the Greek Life organization at Robert Morris University are...

Meet magisterial district judge candidate Corrie Woods

Meet magisterial district judge candidate Corrie Woods

Adelyn Berdine, Contributor

March 15, 2019

CORAOPOLIS - Corrie Woods may sound like a familiar name if you live in the Coraopolis, Crescent, Moon or Neville communities. Woods is running for Magisterial District Judge. Woods and his wife, Ashley, who works as his campaign manager, held an event for the public to meet and chat with Corrie....

Natural gas line break in Moon Twp. prompts evacuation, outages

Natural gas line break in Moon Twp. prompts evacuation, outages

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 9, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Many residents in Moon Township received an early wake up call Saturday morning when they were asked to evacuate their homes. According to a Facebook post by the Moon Township Police Department, a gas line ruptured on Western Avenue Saturday morning at approximately 7:20 a.m. Police say they recieved a phone call from a resident that heard a popping sound at a gas transfer station operated by Peoples Natur...