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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

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

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

Morning and afternoon classes at RMU canceled, road conditions hazardous

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

Man allegedly fleeing RMU Police strikes officer with truck

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...

Landslide closes busy Moon Township road

Landslide closes busy Moon Township road

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 16, 2019

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...

University Blvd. reopens to traffic following landslide

University Blvd. reopens to traffic following landslide

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - University Boulevard has reopened to traffic in both directions following a landslide on Feb. 8. PennDOT crews were working with heavy equipment to clear the mud, tree limbs and debris from the southbound lanes Wednesday afternoon. The uphill travel lanes opened at approximately 4:15...

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

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: ...

Landslide forces closure of University Blvd. in Moon Township, to remain closed during weekend

Landslide forces closure of University Blvd. in Moon Township, to remain closed during weekend

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A landslide forced officials to close a portion of University Boulevard Friday morning. According to Moon Township Police Department, University Boulevard is closed in both directions between Stoops Ferry Road and Robert Morris University. Authorities say that the southbound lanes...

Extreme cold enters region with arctic temperatures, many schools cancel class

Extreme cold enters region with arctic temperatures, many schools cancel class

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A strong winter weather system known as a polar vortex is sweeping across the country, sending temperatures in many cities plummeting to sub-arctic levels. Schools and universities across the region have canceled classes on Wednesday in preparation for what could be one of the coldest...

Moon Area School District closed Wednesday due to extreme cold

Moon Area School District closed Wednesday due to extreme cold

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 29, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - School districts around the Pittsburgh region will be closed on Wednesday as a winter weather system carrying subzero arctic air moves through the region. The Moon Area School District announced on Facebook Tuesday afternoon that they will not have classes as temperatures are expected to re...