The Pollocks Mill Bridge was severely damaged by oversized water tanker in September 2014.
A Carmichaels man convicted in 2012 of sexually assaulting a teenage girl will have to wait longer to find out how much time he'll serve in prison.
State police in Greene County filed charges Friday afternoon against the man accused of robbing Gabler's Drug store in Carmichaels twice.
Gold Key artwork winners from students in Greene, Washington and Fayette counties will showcased at Artbeat Gallery in Waynesburg.
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Water Authority announced it will shut off water on Fifth Avenue in Waynesburg between West and Huffman streets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday for upgrades to the system. Customers may experience low water pressure or no water during...
A Canton Township woman was arraigned Thursday on two counts of criminal solicitation after she allegedly tried to get two people to rob the fast-food restaurant where she was working.
After a week of no talks, contract negotiations resumed Monday in the impasse between Washington Hospital and members of the Service Employees International Union Healthcare Pennsylvania.
This week's Mystery Photo depicts the "Hatfield House," but that's all that is known about it.
Fire departments in Washington and Greene counties are joining other departments across Pennsylvania in using a new system of reporting fires to the state fire commissioner's office.
More than 50 people took a plunge into the Mon Saturday to support the California Area School District.
At a time when one is more likely to read about small communities disbanding their police departments, it was good to hear at least one Greene County municipality is doing just the opposite.
“Super Bowl” has become a metaphor for anything that’s allegedly of gargantuan proportions – in a couple of days, someone is sure to refer to the New Hampshire primary as “the Super Bowl of American politics” – but, as hard to believe as it now...
Editorial voices from newspapers around the United States as compiled by the Associated Press:
The U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday failed to override a veto from President Obama striking down a bill that repealed key provisions of the Affordable Health Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, and placed a one-year moratorium on federal funding for Planned Parenthood.
T he sound and the fury leading up to the Iowa caucuses has subsided, so it’s time to reflect on what we have learned about the 2016 presidential race from that rather quaint electoral exercise. And the answer is, nothing that would allow us to declare any winners of the Democratic and...
Hillerts get win over playoff-bound opponent; Charleroi, Waynesburg combine for 25 3-pointers.
Chris Sidick among new class of inductees for the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame's Washington-Greene chapter.
Shannon Relihan scored 17 points as Fort Cherry wrapped up a playoff spot in Section 3-A with a 31-25 win at Geibel Catholic Thursday night in a high school girls basketball game.
The Mid Mon Valley All Sports Hall of Fame will induct 8 new members.
Kentucky Derby prep season is warming up, and there’s no hotter name in horse racing than Bob Baffert.
An exhausted jury delivers its verdict in the muder trial of Lillian Roupe.
The book "Washington County Murder & Mayhem" is available for sale at several local locations.
A jury of 12 men considers the fate of a woman accused of killing her husband in a trial packed with drama.
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February 08, 2016
Two former members of a trust that owns the historic Coyle Theater in Charleroi are asking Washington County Court to stop its sale to an industrial development group.
February 07, 2016
Paul Kersnick of Cecil Township has purchased the Village Green golf/restaurant complex, and is remodeling it for a targeted opening of Feb. 15.
When the weather outside turns cold, avoiding a cold or the flu can be a strategic operation. And if you're hoping to avoid taking a sick day or two, it's time to take a big dose...
Fire departments using new state system to report calls
Mystey Photo No. 106
‘Frosty Frolic’ on the Mon benefits California students
Washington man arrested in Chartiers heroin overdose
Carmichaels man to be resentenced for sexual assault conviction
Gabler’s Drug robbery suspect charged
‘Arts Cupboard’ showcases Carmichaels students’ artwork
Village Green teeing up new season under new owner
Health care law makes tax season tougher for small companies
Consol sees output increase, production costs decline in 2015
Crafty move: Art-related business switching city locations
Police beat Feb. 6
Police beat Feb. 5
4th patient of UPMC mold outbreak dies
Bankrupt coal producer Alpha announces more planned layoffs
Wolf to float new budget plan amid fight over current one
Former councilman allowed to remain free pending appeal
Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas
After Rubio stumbles, rivals see opening in New Hampshire
More than 20 Texas towns repeal sex offender residency law
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
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Rough seas, harsh winter, border limits add to migrant woes
Turkey under pressure as Syrians mass at border
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