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Neville Island residents permitted to use water again

Neville Island residents permitted to use water again

John Blinn, News Editor

October 23, 2019

NEVILLE ISLAND - Residents in Neville Island are able to use their water again. According to Allegheny County, the do not use water advisory was demoted to a do not drink notice at noon on Wednesday. RELATED STORIES: Do not use water notice issued after backflow in Neville Island The do not use water advisory w...

Do not use water notice issued after backflow in Neville Island

Do not use water notice issued after backflow in Neville Island

John Blinn, News Editor

October 22, 2019

NEVILLE ISLAND - A do not use water notice was issued for residents of Neville Island on Tuesday. The warning was sent out at approximately 8 p.m. and warned residents not to drink, shower, or wash dishes and clothing in their water. According to Allegheny County, an industrial water meter found backflow...

Former Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at Heinz Hall

Former Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at Heinz Hall

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Seats in Heinz Hall were filled for John Kerry, former Secretary of State, who participated in the Pittsburgh Speaker Series. President Christopher Howard opened the sold-out event, sponsored by Robert Morris University. It featured a 15-minute speech by Kerry, followed by a 30-minute...

National Weather Service issues a Frost Advisory for the Pittsburgh area

National Weather Service issues a Frost Advisory for the Pittsburgh area

John Blinn, News Editor

October 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Winter could be on the way! The National Weather Service has issued a Frost Advisory for the Pittsburgh area. A frost advisory has been issued for portions of our region tonight as temperatures fall into the low-30s. pic.twitter.com/8c6pnbSDRR— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) Octob...

Pittsburgh International Airport to host annual public auction

Pittsburgh International Airport to host annual public auction

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

October 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Allegheny County Airport Authority will be holding its annual public auction on Saturday. Items such as abandoned vehicles, used Airport Authority vehicles and equipment, as well as many other unclaimed items from the airport will be auctioned off at the event. Not all the unclaimed...

Police Blotter 10/1/19-10/7/19

Police Blotter 10/1/19-10/7/19

October 17, 2019

10/1/19- Fire alarm- Moon Dispatch reported a Fire Alarm in Concord Hall. The cause of the alarm was found to be cooking. The Fire Dept was cancelled and fire panel reset (closed). 10/1/19- Fire alarm- Moon Dispatch reported a Fire Alarm in Salem Hall. The cause of the alarm was found to be cooki...

RMU’s Office of Residence Life responds to reports of insects in Yorktown Hall

RMU’s Office of Residence Life responds to reports of insects in Yorktown Hall

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 16, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University's Office of Residence life recently responded to reports of cockroaches in the Yorktown Hall dorm. In an email sent out to residents, the Office of Residence Life reported that Facilities successfully treated some rooms, and advised students to remove trash...

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...

Active Minds and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars prove GPA does not influence mental health

Active Minds and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars prove GPA does not influence mental health

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A survey from Active Minds and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) show their findings on mental health in universities. The survey includes 9,139 college students who are high-performing in the nation. 91 percent of these students with a GPA of 3.4 or higher felt overwhelmed...

BEST and CACHE hold second annual school supplies drive

BEST and CACHE hold second annual school supplies drive

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

October 10, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Student organizations, Bringing Education Service and Teaching (BEST) and Colonial Advocates for Childhood Homelessness and Education (CACHE) held a school supplies drive on campus. Both organizations work to provide support for students in Pittsburgh who require extra help when it...