Mifflin Road Road Restriction Announced

March 26, 2015 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Announcements

Part of Mifflin Road will be closed tonight (Thursday) so that crews can work on an underground fiber optic cable, a PennDOT spokesman said.

The utility work will be cause closure of the northbound lane of Mifflin Road between Lebanon Road and Slate Street between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Friday.

Motorists heading northbound will be shifted into the southbound lane. Crews from Duda Cable will conduct fiber optic cable work, PennDOT said.


Students Work on Strategic Plan for City

March 25, 2015 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: News

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Students in a business administration class at Penn State's Greater Allegheny campus are conducting a semester-long study of McKeesport's operations and will present a strategic plan to Mayor Mike Cherepko.

A semester-long project is part of the Strategic Business Planning course taught by Michelle Hough, associate professor of business, which serves as the capstone course of Penn State's bachelor of science in business.

"We are so grateful for the opportunity to work with Mayor Cherepko and the City of McKeesport," Hough says. "In the past, classes have examined local business. I wanted the students to be exposed to a civic organization as well. We chose McKeesport because our campus is an integral part of the community."

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This Could Work, Right?

March 20, 2015 |

By Jason Togyer | Posted in: Editorial Cartoons

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A lot of people are wondering if there's any way to protect the McKees Point Marina from future damage by ice jams. Here's one idea.


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