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AAA tips and suggestions to help motorists stay safe this winter

AAA tips and suggestions to help motorists stay safe this winter

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

March 6, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP - Winter can be a treacherous time to drive, especially when snow and ice are covering the roads. According to research done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, inclement weather is a factor in more than 500,000 crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter. AAA encourages dri...

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 ...

City issues Snow Level 1 in preparation for Sunday evening snowfall

City issues Snow Level 1 in preparation for Sunday evening snowfall

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 10, 2019


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

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The City of Pittsburgh issued a Snow Level 1 alert in preparation for a winter weather system moving into the Pittsburgh region Sunday evening. According to the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh, a snow system will enter the western Pa. region Sunday evening. Radar loop as of 4:15 pm EST show...

Classes canceled at RMU on Thursday

Classes canceled at RMU on Thursday

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Classes at Robert Morris University have been canceled for Thursday. University officials issued the notice at approximately 1:35 p.m. on Wednesday via the RMU Alert system. Classes were canceled on Wednesday after subzero temperatures and wind chills reaching as low as -25 degrees...

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


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

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...

Petition to cancel RMU classes during polar vortex garners more than 2,200 signatures

Petition to cancel RMU classes during polar vortex garners more than 2,200 signatures

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A petition created by a Robert Morris University student to cancel classes during what could be the coldest day of the year has gathered more than a third of the student body's support. UPDATE: Robert Morris University has canceled classes on Wednesday and Thursday. The petition, which ...

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


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, Top Stories

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...

Allegheny County prepares for extreme winter weather

Allegheny County prepares for extreme winter weather

Marlisa Miller, Contributor

January 28, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH - The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has predicted snow, extremely cold temperatures and severe wind chill throughout the week. Tips and information have been released on how to prepare for the frigid temperatures. Winter driving can be very dangerous, as 70 percent of snow and...

RMU prepared to tackle Winter Storm Harper

RMU prepared to tackle Winter Storm Harper

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP - As Winter Storm Harper makes its way across the country, the Facilities Management team at Robert Morris University says they are prepared to keep the campus safe. RMU's Department of Facilities Management sent an email to all students, faculty and staff with their plans to prioritize...

City officials, public works prepare for Winter Storm Harper

City officials, public works prepare for Winter Storm Harper

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH — City officials and public works crews around Pittsburgh are preparing to face a strong Winter Storm Harper over the weekend. The city has an arsenal of plows with salt spreaders, tractors and pickup trucks to fight against the upcoming snow storm. The city believes that it has enough...