While watching the building housing Vocelli Pizza burn I noticed this old sign painted to the side of the building. I asked around and found that for many years Harris Workingman's (spelling?) Store was located here. Do any readers have more information about the store? What kind of merchandise did they sell? When did it... Continue Reading →
Here are links to two websites with good photographs of the ladder truck aerial after it collapsed: thewatchdesk.com and http://www.wusa9.com.
Main Street Monongahela is still closed today between 2nd and 3rd streets two days after the fire that started in Vocelli's Pizza. According to bystanders, this piece of heavy equipment arrived early this morning to start the demolition: One bystander said that the driver was waiting for the road barriers to be removed. As of... Continue Reading →
This fire started at 222 West Main Street, Monongahela Pa. (where Voccelli's Pizza is located) around 5 a.m Sept. 6, 2009. The fire spread to an adjoining building occupied by Hufnagel Computers. The building occupied by "The Bees Nest" sustained heavy damage when weight from water used to combat the fire caused the roof to... Continue Reading →