Washington Mayor Brenda Davis, head of the city’s police department, is crying foul after the acquisition of updated communication devices was delayed Thursday.
North Strabane Township municipal offices, tax collector and public works department wil be closed Monday in observance of Columbus Day. The offices will reopen Tuesday.
The Peters Township Federation of Teachers, which has worked without a contract since the 2015-16 school year began, said Friday afternoon it will begin a work stoppage Oct. 28.
Route 837 north will close at the intersection of Route 88 in Union Township for as long as three hours Saturday, beginning at 7:15 a.m., for movement of a transformer.
Pennsylvania American Water announced Friday its crews would start replacing nearly 2 miles of old water lines in the Mon Valley.
A collection of summer artwork created by kids who attended Greene County Department of Parks and Recreation’s day camp program this year is brightening up the community room in its Waynesburg office.
Four housing projects in Greene County will benefit from almost $900,000 in grants awarded Thursday by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency.
WAYNESBURG—A panel of speakers shared their knowledge on different aspects of drug and alcohol issues to educate Greene County on what they can do.
Greene County court administrators are tweaking the new video arraignment system less than two weeks after the new central booking protocol was implemented.
The Warrior Trail Association of Greene County will meet at its Fordyce headquarters at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Zach Patton of the genealogical society will present his work on the history of the Jacktown Fair and share his many early photographs. For more...
Editorial voices from newspapers around the country as compiled by the Associated Press:
The state Department of Environmental Protection has given the go-ahead to First Energy to ship coal ash from a power plant in Beaver County by barge to the landfill at Hatfield’s Ferry in Greene County.
Anyone traveling regularly on Interstate 79 just north of Washington over a number of years must have noticed this: the steady growth of a mountain at Arden.
With a few strokes of his pen earlier this week, Gov. Jerry Brown made California the fifth state to approve physician-assisted suicide, giving doctors the go-ahead, when the law takes effect sometime next year, to provide lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill people who wish to end their lives.
Fifty or 60 years ago, you could travel from Huntington, W.Va., up through the Mountain State into Pennsylvania, and then head north either to Buffalo, N.Y., or west to cities in Ohio like Cleveland and Toledo, and then north from there toward Detroit and Flint, Mich., and find cities that were...
It's Week 6 of high school football, and the Five Minute Friday Football Fix podcast gives you an in-depth preview of the four games the O-R Sports team will be reporting from in under five minutes. This week's games are Ringgold vs. Belle Vernon, Uniontown vs. Trinity, South Fayette...
It's Week 6 of high school football, and the O-R Sports team is back with another football podcast. In this episode, Chris Dugan, Dale Lolley, Joe Tuscano, and Lance Lysowskirecap the wins and losses of week 5 high school football, and make their predictions for Week 5. The sports team...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – First, Kevin Harvick embarrassed the field with a dominating victory at Dover.
The PIAA is discussing proposals for an expansion to six classifications in Pennsylvania high school athletics, a change could have profound effects on regional high school sports. In this bonus podcast episode, O-R's Chris Dugan, Lance Lysowski, Joe Tuscano, and Dale Lolley debate the...
It’s Week 5 of high school football, and the O-R Sports team is back with another football podcast. In this episode, Chris Dugan, Dale Lolley, Joe Tuscano, and Lance Lysowskirecap the wins and losses of week 4 high school football, and make their predictions for Week 5. The sports...
O-R’s Dale Lolley brings you another big Steelers podcast! In this episode, Dale recaps the loss to the Ravens, gives his analysis of untested kicker Chris Boswell, and looks at how Michael Vick performed against the Ravens. Dale also gets you ready for the San Diego game with...
Steelers' star running back rounding into shape in third week back from suspension.
Picked up off the NFL scrap heap, Steelers cornerback Ross Cockrell is trying to fulfill his dream.
Steelers balanced rushing the passer with stopping the run against the Ravens.
PITTSBURGH – The new guy lined up on the outside and streaked down the field, stopping on a dime at 20 yards, turning and catching a pass from quarterback Mike Vick.
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October 09, 2015
Greene County officials hold town hall to discuss heroin epidemic
Washington Mayor Brenda Davis, head of the city’s police department, is crying foul after...
A collection of summer artwork created by kids who attended Greene County Department of Parks and...
A finished sealing job on poritions of I-79 has frustrated motorists because of delays and damage...
The Peters Township Federation of Teachers, which has worked without a contract since the 2015-16...
Four housing projects in Greene County will benefit from almost $900,000 in grants awarded Thursday...
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Holding the sixth-longest winning streak in the country, South Fayette will square off with...
It was a battle of unbeatens on the gold turf of James Weir Stadium Friday night, when Ringgold...
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October 10, 2015
NEW YORK – On any episode of “Madam Secretary,” U.S. Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord must negotiate with world leaders, Beltway power brokers and, sometimes, her own family on the home front.
Jefferson-Morgan and Mapletown squared off in a Tri-County South Conference game with playoff implications.
Holding a four-game winning streak, McGuffey traveled to Derry Area for an Interstate Conference game.
Fresh off its first win of the season, Waynesburg traveled to Quaker Valley for a non-conference game Friday night.
After a fourth-quarter collapse last week, Chartiers-Houston hosted winless OLSH Friday night in a Black Hills Conference game.
Peters Township teachers threaten strike
North Strabane offices closed
Detour offered for Route 837 closure
Water line upgrades coming to Mon Valley
Greene County housing projects received $900,000 in state grants
Greene County summer art project brighten Community Foundation
Greene County tweaks ‘central booking’ procedure
When it comes to mice, we have three blind dogs
Questions about eating, body image
What we have here is failure to communicate
Self-serve didn’t serve me well
Blocked punt sets stage for Ringgold’s loss
South Fayette keep rolling with rout of Steel Valley
B-C’s offense stifled by Frazier
WPIAL Football Scoreboard
Pirates, WPIAL dealt body blows
The excitement for hunting builds in October
Too many mistakes for a Steelers victory
Why not better prepare the backup quarterback?
It’s showdown time in 3 football conferences
Dale Lolley podcast recaps Steelers loss to Ravens, preps for Chargers
Bell ready to run against Chargers
Cockrell making most of chance with Steelers
Steelers playing balancing act with defense
Who I like, San Diego version
Young Observers impressed by Crybaby tour
What PIAA expansion brings and what to expect in Week 6
Mid-week news and notes
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