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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...

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...

RMU student facing felony charges, banned from campus

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John Blinn, News Editor

August 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A Robert Morris University student that is facing felony charges has been banned from all university-owned property. The Robert Morris University Police Department announced on Thursday that 21-year-old Wassim Ouchene has been prohibited from the Robert Morris University campus. Ouch...

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...

Multi-vehicle accident closes University Blvd. northbound lanes

A multi-vehicle car accident on University Blvd. on Dec. 16 closed northbound lanes of traffic.

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 16, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - A multi-vehicle accident stopped northbound traffic on University Boulevard in Moon Township Sunday evening. The accident that happened at approximately 8:45 p.m. involved two-vehicles that were traveling northbound. Officers from the Moon Township Police Department responded to the...

Man dies in Moon Twp. stabbing

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Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 11, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - Police are investigating a stabbing in Moon Township that left one person dead. The Allegheny County Police Department released in a statement Tuesday that a 48-year-old man was found with multiple stab wounds. Moon Twp. Police and paramedics responded to McKinney Drive Monday night...

Wintry mix, snow, ice prompt officials to warn motorists

Wintry mix, snow, ice prompt officials to warn motorists

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 16, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - Residents in Moon Township woke up with snow and ice covered roads, cars and yards. The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh posted to Twitter that Moon Township received one inch of snow. Some areas in Pittsburgh experienced heavy snow and ice that toppled trees onto power lines....

11th Annual Harvest Moon Race benefits local church, students

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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

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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...