Saturday, April 13, 2013
This tutorial is for anyone who wants to publicize their event using Robinson-Moon Patch's free calendar and announcements page.
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Saturday, April 13
If your church group or civic organization is planning an event, post it to Patch's events calendar to share the news with your neighbors and fellow community members. In Robinson, Moon and Crescent, events are happening all day, every day, and it's impossible for one person to know about all of them. You can help make this site a better representation of what's going on in the community by adding the events you know about to the Robinson-Moon Patch's events calendar and announcements page. Our event calendar and announcements page are great for things such as fundraisers, classes, garage sales, shows, concerts — anything where you would need to know the when and where. The video above explains how to post info to the events calendar. It'…
Friday, April 12, 2013
The dance takes place at 7 p.m. tonight.
Moon Area High School students will celebrate prom this year at the Hyatt Pittsburgh International Airport. For students, the dance begins at 7 p.m. Promenade, open to both parents and members of the public, will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Moon Area High School Auditorium. District spokeswoman Megan Edwards said the theme for this year's dance is "vintage." -- Are you going to attend the promenade? Snap a photo of the fete and upload it to the gallery on this article. Just log into Patch and click the 'upload photos and videos' button.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A Hopewell native and member of RMU's football roster has planned a blood drive.
Tyler Potts was a senior at Hopewell Area High School when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. For Potts, now 22, the diagnosis meant a change of plans. The football standout was sidelined for the Vikings' undefeated 2009 season, while he instead battled with his illness during his senior year. Cancer also meant putting his college football dreams on hold. "I dropped down to under 200 pounds—which is small for me," Potts said. "I had to start from square one. I was trying to get scholarships to go to school and play football, but no one was talking to me (as a result of the illness)." Football brought Potts to the Moon Township-based Robert Morris University, where he transferred after attending Geneva College for two …
Monday, April 8, 2013
A look ahead at what's going on this week in Robinson and Moon.
Moon Area School Board meets The Moon Area School Board will convene at 7 p.m. tonight in the high school meeting. View the media in this article for the meeting's agenda. Montour's 'Legally Blonde' opens The Montour School District's spring musical "Legally Blonde" opens on April 11. Check back in with Patch for more information. Barnes & Noble book fair to benefit Moon Area School District Barnes & Noble at Settlers Ridge will host a book fair from 6 to 8 p.m. April 10, benefiting the Moon Area School District. Local Voices updated throughout the week Check back with Patch throughout the week to read our community blogging feature Local Voices. Interested in sharing your opinions or expertise with your neighbors? Email Jenna.…
Monday, April 1, 2013
A look ahead at what's going on around Robinson and Moon for the week of April 1, 2013.
Moon Board of Supervisors meets The Moon Township Board of Supervisors will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. April 3 in the Moon Municipal Building. Robinson Board of Commissioners meets The Robinson Township Board of Commissioners will convene 7 p.m. April 2 for the board's regular meeting. A public hearing will be held at 6 p.m. Electronics collection event scheduled for Saturday Moon Township's Environmental Advisory Council will sponsor an electronics collections event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6 at the Moon Municipal Building. Unwanted laptops, copiers, and televisions, among other items, will be collected for proper disposal at the event. The event is open to both residents and non-residents, as well as area businesses. …
Friday, March 22, 2013
The Montour School District will host the official opening of the new Montour Athletic Center on May 4 and 5.
The Pittsburgh Steelers Footballers basketball team will take part in dedication events for the new Montour Athletic Center. Montour school board members voted to designate May 4 and 5 as the dates for a weekend-long opening ceremony for the $17.14 million facility, which features a 360-degree indoor-arena that seats 1,500, as well as fitness rooms and sports offices. The Pittsburgh Steelers basketball team, a charity organization comprised of members of the Steelers' roster, will play members of the senior class and basketball team during an evening game on May 4. Superintendent Donald Boyer said the district is now negotiating an appearance fee for the team. A cost of the event was immediately available. Boyer said the district is …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The Moon Quarterback Club will host a 'cash bash' for community members on May 18 at the Crescent Township Fire Hall.
Thursday, March 21
The Moon Quarterback Club celebrate with a "cash bash" fundraiser at 7 p.m. May 18 at the Crescent Township Fire Hall on Spring Run Road Extension. The event, a 50/50 raffle, cash drawings and more than $2,000 in prizes, according to organizers. Contact FootballMoon@gmail.com for more information. Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the event was taking place on May 8. The correct date is May 18.
Monday, March 18, 2013
A look ahead at what's going on around Robinson and Moon townships for the week of March 18, 2013.
Moon Area School District academic calender released The school district has posted its 2013-2014 academic calender. Click here to view it. Former NBA star speaks at Montour Former pro-basketball player Chris Herren will appear twice this week at the new Montour Athletic Center on Clever Road to speak about his struggle with substance abuse. Click here for more on the event. Doyle, Murphy speak today at 911th Airlift Wing Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Upper St. Clair, and Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Forest Hills, are scheduled to speak today in a town hall meeting at the 911th Airlift Wing. The meeting is open to Department of Defense cardholders who are present at the air base. The Congressmen are expected to discuss the recently renewed mission at the …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Montour students and Robinson-era residents are invited to the motivational presentation, which will be hosted at the new Montour Athletic Center.
Former NBA player Chris Herren will address Montour students and community members in a motivational speech on the dangers of substance abuse. Herren, who formerly appeared on the roster for the Denver Nuggets and Boston Celtics, will discuss his history of drug addiction and the impact it had on his career, according to an announcement from district administrators. Herren, a convicted felon on drug charges, was released from the Celtics in 2004 after being arrested for heroin possession. Sober since 2008, he has since launched The HerrenProject, a national anti-substance abuse campaign that includes the Project Purple initiative, which aims to encourage people recovering from drug addiction. Herren was profiled on ESPN's award-winning…
Monday, March 11, 2013
A look ahead at what's going on around Robinson and Moon townships for the week of March 11, 2013.
Moon Area school board convenes The Moon Area School Board will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in the high school meeting room. View the agenda in the media of this article, and log back into Patch for coverage. MCA-TV hosts public awareness weekend Moon Community Access Television will host its annual Public Awareness Week for Pittsburgh-area nonprofit organizations. The event takes place March 15 and 16. Click here for more details on the event. Montour school board holds special planning meeting The Montour School Board will hold a workshop meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the district's administrative offices. Log back into Patch for coverage. RMU falls to Mount St. Mary in NEC Semifinals The team lost 69-60 in the Saturday matchup…