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Union Real Estate to turn former K-Mart into new shopping plaza

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Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

June 28, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- While the days of Blue Light Specials may be over, a new shopping center will seek to fill the void that K-Mart left in Moon Township. Union Real Estate has announced their plan for redeveloping the former K-Mart property in Moon Township, calling the new plaza University Square. Lo...

Moon Township hosts Easter Bunny Neighborhood Hop for holiday social distancing

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John Blinn, News Editor

April 12, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - COVID-19 may have caused the cancellation of countless events throughout the United States, but it was unable to stop the Easter Bunny from safely spreading Easter cheer to residents in Moon Township. Over the past several weeks, Americans have been learning the rules of social distan...

U.S. Census Bureau to open up 500,000 jobs for part-time applicants

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Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

February 3, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - The U.S. Census Bureau will be hiring up to 500,000 part-time census takers for 2020. Census takers go door to door to collect responses for people who have not responded over email or phone. Every 10 years, the U.S. requires people to conduct a census in order to determine the...

Allegheny County names Matthew Dugan as new Chief Public Defender

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Michael Delehanty, Contributor

February 1, 2020

PITTSBURGH - Allegheny County named Matthew Dugan, Esq. as the new Chief Public Defender. County Manager William D. McKain announced that Matthew Dugan was appointed to the position on Jan. 14. "We are proud of the work that has been done in the Public Defender's office under the administration...

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

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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

The Moon Township Volunteer Fire Department responds to  a structure fire on Moon Clinton Road.

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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.

Authorities respond to a multi-vehicle accident on University Boulevard on April 26, 2019. 
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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

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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

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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

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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...