RMU Sentry Media

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


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, Top Stories

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...

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


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, Top Stories

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...

Moon Twp. opens warming centers for residents facing power outages

Moon Twp. opens warming centers for residents facing power outages

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP- With homes all around the area facing power outages, officials in Moon Township have set up a warming center for residents who needed it. Duquesne Light's website indicated that approximately 700 houses in Moon Township were still without power Monday evening. The Moon Township Police ...

Landslide closes busy Moon Township road

Landslide closes busy Moon Township road

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 16, 2019


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP - The second landslide in just two weeks has closed a portion of a busy Moon Township road. According to a post on Facebook from the Moon Township Police Department, another small landslide occurred Saturday morning. Police say the landslide happened on Univerity Boulevard be...

Police: One person in custody at Robert Morris University

Police: One person in custody at Robert Morris University

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- One person was arrested following an active police situation at Robert Morris University, according to authorities. Officers from the Robert Morris University Police Department and the Moon Township Police Department responded to the college campus Friday morning at approximately 11:30 a.m. Police surro...

University Blvd. in Moon Twp. to remain closed following mudslide

University Blvd. in Moon Twp. to remain closed following mudslide

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Following a mudslide late last week, University Boulevard in Moon Township will remain closed until at least Wednesday. According to the Moon Township Police Department, University Boulevard will remain closed in the southbound, or uphill, direction until at least Wednesday. RELATED STORY: ...

Multi-vehicle accident closes University Blvd. northbound lanes

Multi-vehicle accident closes University Blvd. northbound lanes

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, Top Stories

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

Man dies in Moon Twp. stabbing

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, RMU News, Top Stories

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


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, RMU News, Top Stories

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....

Loud ‘booms’ cause concern in Moon Township

Loud ‘booms’ cause concern in Moon Township

John Blinn, Contributor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, RMU News, Top Stories

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...