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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...

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...

Single lane closures to begin in Robinson starting Monday

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Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH โ€” 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...

Raja, Iovino face off in 37th District Senate Debate at RMU’s Yorktown Hall

League of Women Voters' held a debate in Robert Morris University's Yorktown Hall the night of March 20, 2019.

Tanner Kreckle, Contributor

March 24, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP โ€” Pennsylvania State Senator candidate's Republican D. Raja and Democrat Pam Iovino found themselves in a fairly heated debate Wednesday evening during the 37th District Congressional Debate. The debate, hosted by Robert Morris University's Political Science club and the League Of...

First-ever polar plunge to be hosted at RMU by Greek Life’s Sigma Tau Gamma

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Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP โ€” Three, two, one... jump! The Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity at Robert Morris University is hosting their own version of the well known "Pittsburgh Polar Plunge," with the intentions to benefit the same cause. Brothers from the Greek Life organization at Robert Morris University are...

Meet magisterial district judge candidate Corrie Woods

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Adelyn Berdine, Contributor

March 15, 2019

CORAOPOLIS - Corrie Woods may sound like a familiar name if you live in the Coraopolis, Crescent, Moon or Neville communities. Woods is running for Magisterial District Judge. Woods and his wife, Ashley, who works as his campaign manager, held an event for the public to meet and chat with Corrie....

Natural gas line break in Moon Twp. prompts evacuation, outages

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Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 9, 2019

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

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John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2019

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 ...

Morning and afternoon classes at RMU canceled, road conditions hazardous

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Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 20, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Classes at Robert Morris University have been canceled until 4 p.m. on Wednesday. A strong winter weather system moving through the area brought heavy snow and ice to the Pittsburgh region. RELATED STORY: Winter Weather Advisory issued, snow and ice expected University officials posted to their website that all clas...

Man allegedly fleeing RMU Police strikes officer with truck

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Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 16, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A man that was allegedly attempting to elude police Friday morning at Robert Morris University struck a police officer with his vehicle. According to the criminal complaint obtained by RMU Sentry Media, 27-year-old Justin M. Currie of Coraopolis allegedly struck a Robert Morris University Po...