Author: MVA

DCNR awards $157,250 to continue development on Charleroi Riverfront Park

Charleroi, PA, November 7th, 2019 –The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) announced a grant award of $157,250 to the Mon Valley Alliance Foundation (MVAF), formerly the Mon Valley Progress Council, to continue development on the Charleroi Riverfront Park project. The DCNR Recreation and Conservation grant program is funded with a variety of […]

Blight removal continues in Charleroi, PA

Charleroi, PA, September 17th, 2019 –The Mon Valley Alliance (MVA), owner of the blighted Coyle building in Charleroi, PA, rejected two offers to purchase the property for lack of funding and no evidence to support the ability to renovate or restore the structure, among other items. “Mobilization has occurred on the demolition contract and the […]

Coyle site to be prepared for new development

Charleroi, PA, July 25th, 2019 –The Mon Valley Alliance (MVA), owner of the blighted Coyle building in Charleroi, PA, has announced plans to demolish the structure and prepare the site for new development, according to Ben Brown, it’s CEO. “A demolition contract has been executed. Environmental remediation will be the first phase, followed by disconnection […]

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania invests $1M in Economic Development in the Mon Valley

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania invests $1M in Economic Development in the Mon Valley Funds to be used to build a 35,000 sf industrial facility in the Alta Vista Business Park, Bentleyville, PA.  Bentleyville, PA, August 2nd, 2019 – Governor Tom Wolf’s office announced today that the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program awarded $1 million in state funds […]

Mid Mon Valley COG: Informational Meeting held

The Mid Mon Valley Council Of Governments held an informational meeting January 31st, 2019 at the MVA Offices. The First official meeting was scheduled for March 24th, 2019 at 4pm. The Mon Valley Independent provided an article covering the discussion. A central location is still be secured and will be announced by early March. Contact […]

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Town to Town Mini-Grant Program Announced

Proceeds from the Mon Valley-Opoly Paint and Sip will go towards Mon Valley Alliance Foundation’s (MVAF) Community Development Fund that is implementing a mini-grant program for local individuals and businesses. MVAF will be awarding five separate $250 grants until the end of 2018 under a rolling application system. Mini-grant applications are due by no later […]

Mon Valley Alliance Elects Two to Serve on Board

Charleroi, PA, February 19, 2018 – The Mon Valley Alliance (MVA) announced today the election of two additional community leaders to its fifteen-member Board of Directors. Donna Weckoski and Jeremy Wallace were elected by the current members of the Board and began serving their terms January 1, 2018. “I am pleased to welcome our new […]

Mon River Towns and MVA host briefing on development opportunities

Mon River Towns joins with Mon Valley Alliance to host briefing on emerging development opportunities Event aims to jumpstart discussions on opportunities in the Valley Charleroi, PA, April 20, 2017 – The Mon River Towns Program and the Mon Valley Alliance (MVA) will host a breakfast briefing for commercial real estate professionals to provide information […]

Keystone Opportunity Zone

Alta Vista is a designated Keystone Opportunity Zone (KOZ). This means that qualified companies will not be responsible for most local and state taxes until 2023, including: State: Corporate Net Income Taxes Capital Stock & Foreign Franchise Tax Personal Income Tax Sales & Use Tax Bank Shares and Trust Company Shares Tax Alternative Bank and […]