The Union-Finley 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 Union-Finley Messenger is a proud member of:
Finleyville Area Chamber of Commerce
PetersTownship Chamber of Commerce
Monongahela Area Chamber of Commerce
MonValley Regional Chamber of Commerce
South Hills Chamber of Commerce
Mid-Atlantic Community Papers Association (MACPA)
Association of Free Community Papers (AFCPA)
Independent Free papers of America (IFPA)
We are a FREE community newspaper that is published every month. Our circulation is currently 15,000 copies representing over 30,000 readers!
The Union-Finley Messenger is available FREE of charge at over 200 area locations throughout the south hills and mon valley including: Finleyville, Gastonville, Elrama, New Eagle, Monongahela, Carroll Township, Venetia, Nottingham Township, Eighty-Four, Peters Township, Library, South Park, Elizabeth, West Elizabeth, Jefferson Hills, and Pleasant Hills.
The Union-Finley Messenger provides a wide variety of news and information for the community such as
Groups and organization news
Events & Happenings
Town Council meeting highlights
Community sports (youth & schools)
Profiles of local businesses and residents
Feature Stories of local interest
Feature editorials on the local heritage, and past memories
Community Bulletin Board / Announcements
We also offer special interest news and information. Every month we highlight a special Section focused on a particular are of interest such as: Health & Fitness, Seniors, Kids & Family, Food, Home & Garden, Finance, Automotive, Wedding Guide and much more!
The Union Finley-Messenger publishes community news free of charge. We welcome the submission of articles, news releases, community announcements, editorials and letters for publication. The Union-Finley 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 Union-Finley Messenger are those of the author, and not necessarily of the Union Finley Messenger.