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11th Annual Harvest Moon Race benefits local church, students

11th Annual Harvest Moon Race benefits local church, students

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 15, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Hundreds of runners are expected to compete in the 11th Annual Harvest Moon Race on Saturday. Over 300 participants will compete in a 5K, 10-mile and various kids' races starting at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. The competition serves as a fundraiser for the St. Philips Church student ministry...

Loud ‘booms’ cause concern in Moon Township

Loud ‘booms’ cause concern in Moon Township

John Blinn, Contributor

November 15, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - Residents in the Moon Township area heard loud booms on Thursday, prompting several calls to the police department. “Honestly, they weren't super loud from where I am down on Neville Island," said Jamie Lenore Savatt, RMU alumni and resident of Neville Island. "More just kept sounding...

Weekend campus paving project, detours planned

Weekend campus paving project, detours planned

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Manager

November 9, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - Weekend paving on the campus of Robert Morris University will create new traffic patterns and likely cause delays. Starting Friday at 5 a.m., crews will being preparing and paving the roadway in front of the UPMC Events Center. A large portion of Campus Drive will be closed entirely...

Robert Morris University issues statement on synagogue shooting

Robert Morris University issues statement on synagogue shooting

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 31, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - A spokesperson for Robert Morris University has released a brief statement regarding Tree of Life Synagogue shooting that occurred on Saturday. RELATED STORIES: City of Pittsburgh issues statement on presidential visit Statement from Pittsburgh Public Safety on synagogue shooting ...

University Boulevard construction could cause delays

University Boulevard construction could cause delays

Gage Goulding, Assistnt News Editor

October 30, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Road construction on University Boulevard in Moon Twp. could cause traffic delays, according to PennDOT. In a press release, PennDOT announced the construction that will take place between Moon Clinton Road and Business Loop 376. Lane restrictions are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday,...

Rear campus entrance to close for Halloween

Rear campus entrance to close for Halloween

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 30, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In line with efforts to help keep the communities children safe, the back entrance to Robert Morris University will be closed on Halloween. In an email, Chief of Police at Robert Morris University, Randy Mink, said that the rear entrance to the campus near the Benjamin Rush building...

It’s On Us pledge drive aims to end the stigma around sexual assault

It’s On Us pledge drive aims to end the stigma around sexual assault

Soundharjya Babu, Contributer

October 30, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - Active Minds is hosting a nationwide pledge drive competition, aiming to end the stigma around sexual assault. The It’s On Us Pledge Drive is a week-long competition which started on Oct. 21 and ended on Oct. 27. Students were encouraged to make a pledge and take action to help others...

Statement from Pittsburgh Public Safety on synagogue shooting

Statement from Pittsburgh Public Safety on synagogue shooting

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH - The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety released a statement on the Tree of Life Synagogue mass shooting. 46-year-old Robert Bowers entered the synagogue Saturday morning where he killed 11 people and injured 6 more, 4 of which are police officers. RELATED STORIES: Names...

New Miracle League field to come to Moon Twp.

New Miracle League field to come to Moon Twp.

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 28, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A new Miracle League field will be coming to Moon Twp. thanks to the help of the Pittsburgh Pirates.On Tuesday the Pirates, in partnership with the Miracle League of Moon Township, announced their plans to build Peoples Park Miracle League Field, an adaptive playground and ADA restr...

Pittsburgh International Airport continues passenger traffic growth

Pittsburgh International Airport continues passenger traffic growth

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh International Airport continues to increase passenger traffic for the 29th consecutive month. This past September has been the busiest since 2005, said the airport in a statement to media. Citing continued growth in seats and new nonstop flights, the airport reported traffic...