Monday, March 4, 2013
A look ahead at what's going on this week around Moon and Robinson.
Mooncrest photo contest deadline is March 5 The second leg of the Moon Township's historic photo contest wraps up on March 5. The township is gathering photographs taken prior to the 1960s of the community's Mooncrest neighborhood. The photos will be used in publication about the neighborhood's history. Cash prizes will be awarded for winning entries. Visit the township's website for more information on participating. Moon Board of Supervisors meet The Moon Township Board of Supervisors will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Moon Municipal Building. Robinson Board of Commissioners meet The Robinson Township Board of Commissioners convenes at 7 p.m. tonight at the Robinson Municipal Building. 'How to …
Monday, February 25, 2013
A look ahead at what's going on around Moon and Robinson for the week of Feb. 25, 2013.
Moon supervisors hold meeting The Moon Board of Supervisors will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Moon Municipal Building for a workshop meeting. Moon Area School Board meeting scheduled The Moon Area School Board convenes at 7 p.m. tonight in the high school meeting room. Click the media in this article to view the agenda. Montour School Board convenes The Montour School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the district's administrative offices. 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.Staul@patch.comto learn more about Patch blogging. Local events listed in …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The emergency services provider invites community members to a capitol-campaign event at the Moon Run Fire Hall.
Robinson Township EMS will host a concert to raise funds as part of its capital campaign to replace aging equipment and revamp its Church Hill Road office. The Robinson-based classic rock band The Collision will play a show Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Moon Run Fire Hall to collect donations for the campaign. "The EMS relies primarily on fundraisers like this to get money," said Cora DeLoia, a member of the Friends of the Robinson EMS organization, which assists in fundraising for the company. "They've been in that (Church Hill Road) building for 30 years, and it needs a lot of repairs, and the funding would really help," she said. The EMS company, which provides services to Robinson, Crafton, Thornburg and Rosslyn Farms, is funded …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Consol Energy is expected to soon begin drilling on land surrounding Pittsburgh International Airport.
More than 150 people turned out at a Marcellus shale open house in Findlay Township Monday night, the Post-Gazette reports. The event, held at the Findlay Township Activity Center in Imperial, was planned as an informational session for residents with questions about shale extraction that is set to take place on county-owned land surrounding Pittsburgh International Airport, much of which lies in Findlay and Moon. Residents were able to ask questions about drilling's economic impact, and air concerns about its potential health hazards. From the Post-Gazette: "We're ready," said Terry Mamone of Findlay, who is paying tuition for her 20-year-old son to attend college and already has leased gas rights on the family's 243-acre property to …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Youths ages 11 to 14 are invited to the event.
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Friday, February 15
Robinson Township will host a youth dance for pre-teens and teens Saturday night at the Moon Run Fire Hall on Steubenville Pike. Admission is free for the event, which is open to youths ages 11 to 14. Click here to download a permission slip or pick one up today at the Robinson Township administrative office. The dance takes place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and a DJ will be on hand. Residents with questions can contact the township at 412-788-2822.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The fire department kicks off its annual fundraiser.
The Moon Township Volunteer Fire Department on Friday will kick off its annual fish fry for the Lenten season. The fish fry, run by firefighters and volunteers, will take place from 11 a.m. to 8 pm. each Friday of the Lenten season, wrapping up March 29, at the Moon Township Public Safety Building, 1000 Beaver Grade Road. The event serves as one of the fire department's largest yearly fundraisers. All food on the menu is available for order-in or take-out. St. Malachy, Forest Grove Road, Kennedy. St. Joseph's, Fifth Avenue, Coraopolis. St. James, Walnut Street, Sewickley. Know of any other local fish fry events this Lent? Share them with us in the comments.
Monday, February 11, 2013
A look ahead at what's going on around Robinson and Moon townships for the week of Feb. 11.
Montour School Board meets The Montour School Board meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in the district's administrative offices. Check back in with Patch for coverage. Moon Volunteer Fire Company Fish Fry begins for Lenten Season The Moon Township Volunteer Fire Company fish fry will kick off at 11 a.m. on Feb. 13—Ash Wednesday—with lunch and dinner take-out orders only. Log back into Patch later this week for more information on area fish fries this season. Robinson Township youth dance scheduled Robinson Township will host a dance for teens Saturday at the Moon Run fire hall. Visit the township's website for more. Local Voices updated throughout the week Check back with Patch throughout the week to read our community blogging platform Local …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
The health care provider will host an informational event today at the Mall at Robinson.
The Heritage Valley Health System will host its regular health fair at the Mall at Robinson from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. During the event, the health care provider will introduce its new da Vinci surgical system—a robotic system that translates a physician's hands into smaller, more precise movements during surgery. The system allows surgeons to perform complex procedures with just a few, tiny incisions, according to an announcement from Heritage Valley. The health fair will include free health screenings and information on Heritage Valley services.
Monday, February 4, 2013
A look ahead at what's going on around Moon and Robinson for the week of Feb. 5.
1. Moon Area School Board holds monthly meeting The Moon Area School Board will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in the high school meeting room. Click the media in this article to view the agenda. 2. Robinson commissioners hold monthly meeting The Robinson Board of Commissioners convene at 6 p.m. tonight at the township's Church Hill Road municipal building. 3. Conference for parents on college-selection process The Moon Area School District will host a conference for parents of eleventh-grade students to discuss the college selection process, scholarship searches and more. The meeting takes place at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the school LGI room. 4. RMU men's hockey takes on Mercyhurst The Robert Morris University men's hockey team will take on rival …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Teachers in the Moon Area School District will take on the Moon Hockey Club this weekend to raise money for prom activities.
Moon Area School District faculty and students will take to the ice this weekend in a hockey game fundraiser for the high school's upcoming prom season. "Prom gets more and more expensive every year," said high school teacher Loni Ianessa. "So anything we can do to help would be great." Ianessa and troupe of teachers in the district will take on the Moon Hockey Club Saturday at the Airport Ice Arena. Proceeds from the match-up will go towards after-prom activities in the district or to individual students who may have trouble paying for the festivities. Ianessa said 14 staff members at the high school will suit up for the game. "Hockey's become more mainstream," Ianessa said. "So we figured, more people are playing hockey, let's …