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Saturday, September 29, 2012
Monday, September 24, 2012
Patch takes a look ahead at what's going on around Moon and Robinson for the week of Sept. 24.
Moon Board of Supervisors meet The Moon Township Board of Supervisors will hold its monthly workshop meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Moon Municipal Building. Wise walk planned for Robinson Township Public Library The Robinson Township Public Library will host its regular Wise Walk event. The exercise walking group meets at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Montour Trail pavillion off Montour Run Road. Go to the library's website for more on attending. Moon Police to hold Drug Take Back event Residents can drop off unused or expired prescription medications Saturday at the Moon Public Safety Building on Beaver Grade Road for proper disposal. Medications can be dropped off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the township public safety building's lobby…
Thursday, October 13, 2011
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Ambridge Rotary 5K When/Where: 7:30 a.m. Saturday, 909 Duss Ave., Ambridge. What: Support the Rotary by taking part in its annual 5k race. Click here for more information on the course and to register for the event. Admission: $20 entrance fee Mile of Cans Food Drive When/Where: 10 a.m. Saturday, 522 Carnot Road, Moon. What: Support the West Hills Food Pantry by taking part in this annual can drive. Bring canned goods or volunteer to collect nonperishable food items for the pantry, which serves families in need from the Moon, Coraopolis, Crescent and Neville Island communities. Admission: Free Freddy Haunts When/Where: Opens at 7 p.m. Friday; 192 McCune Road, Aliquippa. What: Visit this haunted Aliquippa trail to ring in the Halloween …
Monday, October 10, 2011
The Colonials take down St. Francis in a 45-14 Homecoming match-up.
Thousands of students and alumni converged on Robert Morris University's campus Saturday to mark the Moon university's Homecoming celebration. Tailgaters packed a sold-out Joe Walton Stadium to watch the Colonials take down St. Francis in a 45-14 upset. Attendees played games, grilled food and took in a free performance from The Clarks' frontman Scott Blasey. Alumni met earlier in the day for reunion receptions on campus. Fireworks over Joe Walton Stadium ushered out the game at nightfall. Patch in on the action: Check out our tailgate photo gallery. Have any photos of RMU's Homecoming that you'd like to share? Upload them with your comment or send them to Jenna.Staul@patch.com.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Festivities include a free concert by Scott Blasey of The Clarks and a picnic for parents and students.
On the heals of its 90th anniversary, Robert Morris University this weekend will ring in its annual Homecoming with alumni and student festivities. The Colonials will take on St. Francis at 7 p.m. Saturday at Joe Walton Stadium. Tailgating before the game begins at 3 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. The Clarks’ frontman, Scott Blasey, will perform a free concert for tailgating crowds at 5 p.m. on campus. Reunion events for alumni of the Moon-based institution are scheduled throughout the weekend. The university will host a Homecoming happy hour at 7 p.m. Friday at the Iron City Grille. Students can take part in a Homecoming dance that night at the Sewall Center. Various groups, including graduating classes and campus and Greek …
Saturday, September 24, 2011
The high school student body gathers to show support before the Homecoming game.
Students at Moon Area High School gathered Friday to don red and white for the school's annual Homecoming pep rally. Students watched performances from the school's varsity cheerleaders, dance troupes and marching band at the event. District teachers also handed out awards to the school's most spirited kids. The Tigers went on to beat McGuffey in a 36-0 upset Friday night at Tigers Stadium.
Justyne Wright is crowned as the district's Homecoming Queen.
The Moon Tigers beat the McGuffey Highlanders Friday night in a 36-0 upset. The game marked the district's annual Homecoming celebration. Senior Justyne Wright was crowned as the district's queen during halftime. Did you take any great snapshots at the event? Email them to Jenna.Staul@patch.com and we'll feature them in the gallery.
Friday, September 23, 2011
The annual event is scheduled for today.
Moon Area High School will take on the McGuffey Highlanders at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Tiger Stadium for the district's annual homecoming game. The game will also feature the announcement of the school's homecoming court. High school students were able to vote for homecoming queen on Thursday. Members of the court will enter Tiger Stadium on decorated golf carts prior to the start of the game. The queen will be announced during the game's half time. The school has scheduled a pep rally at 1:30 p.m. today featuring members of the homecoming court, the football team and marching band. The winners of this week's spirit week activities will be announced at that time. Check back with Patch tomorrow for coverage and photos of the pep rally and …
Monday, September 19, 2011
Events for Spirit Week include pajama day and formal wear day.
Moon Area High School students this week will mark the district's Homecoming with a series of school-sponsored events. Students can take part in Spirit Week, culminating with a pep rally at 1:30 p.m. Friday before the Tigers varsity football team takes on the McGuffey Highlanders at 7:30 p.m. at Tiger Stadium. Students can vote Thursday for Homecoming queen. Members of the court include Landin Beer, Sarah Bolden, Hannah Leibowitz, Elizabeth Marince, Nicole Moorman, Nichole Pacitti and Justyne Wright. The court will enter Tiger Stadium on decorated golf carts prior to the start of Friday's football game. Its members will be announced on the field at halftime. Other Spirit Week activities for students include: Monday is pajama day; …
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Family members greet airmen from the 171st Air Refueling Wing on their return from Operation Dawn.
Family and friends greeted airmen from the 171st Air Refueling Wing on Friday after members returned from service in Libya. The airmen were deployed in late March in support of the United Nations effort to enforce a no-fly zone over the African nation of Libya. As the airplane arrived, a reception line assembled to greet the returning airmen. The first airman to walk off the plane was Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Sischo, Deputy Adjutant General of the Pennsylvania National Guard. Tracey Fabus didn't have the chance to say goodbye to her son, Senior Airman Keith Fabus, before he was deployed last month. “My daughter called and said she couldn’t get a hold of Keith,” Fabus said. “He was already gone. They had called him at 10 a.m., and he left at 1 …