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Cook Confirms $575,000 in Safe Water and Sewer ... -- "Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) recently announced that the Commonwealth ..." -- 30 October 2018
Veterans’ Day Memorial Service Will Be Held by ... -- "The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will hold their 26th ..." -- 30 October 2018
The South Hills Children’s Choir Sings For ... -- "The South Hills Children's Choir (SHCC) will join with Primrose School of ..." -- 30 October 2018
Peters Township Recreation Center Upcoming ... -- "The Peters Township Recreation Center, located at 700 Meredith Drive, Venetia, ..." -- 30 October 2018
Peters Township Library Foundation Hosts ... -- "Tim O’Brien will be the featured author for The Peters Township Library ..." -- 30 October 2018
Mantle House Mission Helps Homeless Young Adults -- "Mantle House is a transitional home for homeless young adults aged 18 -24, who ..." -- 30 October 2018
Monongahela Area Historical Society (MAHS) ... -- "The Monongahela Area Historical Society (MAHS) monthly meeting will be on ..." -- 30 October 2018
South Hills Comes Together to Gather ‘Around The ... -- "Jefferson Regional Foundation Initiative Hopes to Create More Community ..." -- 30 October 2018
Crossroads Ministries in Finleyville Presents ... -- "Crossroads Ministries will present the “The Best Christmas Pageant ..." -- 30 October 2018
Autism Support Group Guest Speaker Will Discuss ... -- "The Autism Support Group of Washington County will host guest speaker Michael ..." -- 30 October 2018

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The South Hills – Mon Valley Messenger (the Messenger) is a division of Haniford Enterprises, LLC. Owner and Publisher Douglas Haniford launched the premier issue in June 2004 in an effort to keep local residents informed about what's happening in their community, and to provide local businesses an affordable and effective means to advertise their products and services to potential customers in their primary marketing area. We are a reliable, independent, unbiased and trusting source for hometown news, information, happenings, and feature stories of local interest.

 

The Messenger is a proud member of:

  • Finleyville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Peters Township Chamber of Commerce
  • Monongahela Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Mon Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • South Hills Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Rostraver Chamber of Commerce
  • West Jefferson Hills Chamber of Commerce
  • Brentwood Baldwin Whitehall Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Monessen Chamber of Commerce
  • Mid-Atlantic Community Papers Association (MACPA)
  • Association of Free Community Papers (AFCPA)
  • Independent Free papers of America (IFPA)
  • Bethel Park Chamber of Commerce


We are a FREE community newspaper that is published every month. Our circulation is currently 27,000 copies representing over 60,000 readers!

The Messenger is available FREE of charge at over 500 area locations throughout the south hills and Mon valley including: Finleyville, Union Township, Gastonville, Elrama, Elizabeth, West Elizabeth, Clairton, Jefferson Hills, Pleasant Hills, West Mifflin, Forward Township, Brentwood, Baldwin, Whitehall, Castle Shannon, Bethel Park, Venetia, Nottingham Township, Canonsburg, McMurray, Eighty-Four, Peters Township, Library, South Park, New Eagle, Monongahela, Carroll Township, Fallowfield Township, Bentleyville, Charleroi, Speers, Dunlevy, Monessen, Donora, Belle Vernon, Rostraver, and more.

Our Editorial Policy
The Messenger publishes community news free of charge. We welcome the submission of articles, news releases, community announcements, editorials and letters for publication. The Messenger will accept information via telephone, e-mail, Fax or U.S. Mail. All editorial submissions are subject to editing for length clarity and taste. The opinions expressed in the Messenger are those of the author, and not necessarily of the Messenger or Haniford Enterprises, LLC.

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