Thursday, January 10, 2013
In a letter to the editor, a Moon Township resident calls for Washington lawmakers to focus on jobs, not the national deficit.
Thursday, January 10
Yet another fiscal showdown is about to begin and Republicans are bent on holding the economy hostage again, like they did last summer, to get their way after they raised the debt ceiling 18 times under George W. Bush's spending for 8 years. Republicans want to bully us into believing cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid benefits and other dangerous budget cuts—such as those that would take food aid from hungry children, weaken education and food safety and let our bridges and roads crumble—are the only thing we should be talking about. It’s time to stand up to their bullying. We can’t let them take our economy hostage by threatening to drive it into the ground. Working families shouldn’t take the hit again so we can maintain …
Monday, September 17, 2012
A reader submits photos and a recap of a Bethel Park ceremony recognizing Moon-area veterans.
Monday, September 17, 2012
"On the morning of Sept. 15, I had the very distinct honor of attending a breakfast and ceremony recognizing Southwestern Pennsylvania Veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam. The ceremony was held at the Bethel Park Community Center. The community center was packed with veterans and their families as Congressman Tim Murphy lead in the Pledge of Allegiance. Ms. Sonia Stopperich, a North Strabane Township Supervisor, followed with an exceptional rendition of the National Anthem. Sean Parnell, author of the book Outlaw Platoon gave a very stirring talk about bravery in the face of danger veterans have displayed during wartime. Many, some now feeble and stooped with age, humbly and appreciatively accepted their long over-due …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Graduation season is here! Share your loved one's special day on Patch.
It's your graduation day! And we're oh-so proud of you here at Patch! So why don't you share with us your photos and memories from area commencement ceremonies? With Robert Morris University's graduation already behind us and Moon Area High School's fast approaching, we want you to share with us your photos and well-wishes. Has your Moon or Our Lady of the Sacred Heart alum earned their college degree this year? Click "upload photos" in this article to share a picture from the big day or leave a shout-out for your loved one in the comments below. Or maybe your local high school senior is readying to take the next step in their lives. Share your memories, photos and messages of congratulations here on Patch. Remember: Graduation time gives…