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Friends of South Park Township Library Holding ... -- "The Friends of South Park Township Library are holding their Annual Fall Book ..." -- 03 October 2018
RMS Football Players Inducted Into National Jr. ... -- "Ringgold Middle School football players were inducted into the National Jr. ..." -- 03 October 2018
Pre-Halloween Parade Spaghetti Dinner in ... -- "First Presbyterian Church of Finleyville is hosting their 1st Annual Spaghetti ..." -- 03 October 2018
Peters Township Recreation Center October 2018 ... -- "  The Peters Township Recreation Center, located at 700 Meredith Drive, ..." -- 03 October 2018
The Psychology Of Fear: What Are You Afraid Of? -- "Guest Speaker to Discuss at Monongahela Area Library ‘The Psychology of ..." -- 03 October 2018
‘Hobgoblin Hikes’ at Twin Lakes Park and Cedar ... -- "The annual ‘Hobgoblin Hikes’ are just around the corner! The only ..." -- 03 October 2018
Festival of American Arts & Crafts Hosting Events ... -- "The Festival of American Arts & Crafts will be hosting two Arts & ..." -- 03 October 2018
Washington and Greene Counties Celebrate 48 ... -- "By Alice Harris After a week of heavy rains and flooding, it was uncertain ..." -- 03 October 2018
Western PA Mushroom Club Plans Walks for October -- "The Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club announces the following mushroom walks ..." -- 03 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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