Jefferson-Morgan’s school board is the only one in Greene County, so far, to approve a tax increase for the 2017-18 school year.
Carmichaels will celebrate its 250th birthday with a four-day celebration beginning Thursday.
Construction on a bridge along Mapletown Road spanning Whiteley Creek in Monongahela Township is expected to begin July 10.
Musician Luke Schroyer will perform with singer Emily Mathason as Land Lines during the Sounds of Summer free concert series.
A Wayne Township firefighter suffered a minor injury while battling a house fire near Spraggs Monday afternoon.
California police filed charges against four people on Monday in connection with a crash earlier this month in Long Branch.
Charleroi Area School Board approved a 2017-18 budget with a tax increase, but no cuts to programs.
A Washington County judge granted nominal bond Tuesday to a Donora man facing charges stemming from the beating of a woman in Charleroi in which police allege he used a dehumidifier and chest freezer.
The state Department of Transportation announced three upcoming road closures to allow crews to replace railroad crossings in East Bethlehem Township.
Monessen School Board furloughs six schoolteachers and demotes three others to address an enrollment decline.
There will be a single-lane restriction in the inbound Fort Pitt Tunnel in Pittsburgh from 10 p.m. today to 5 a.m. Thursday as crews conduct washing operations.
Washington County had a reasonably high rate of opioid overdose hospitalizations in 2016, according to a report from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council.
There will be a lane restriction on Route 917 between Interstate 70 and the intersection with Route 136 at Ginger Hill in Fallowfield and Somerset township starting July 5 and continuing until Aug. 11, weather permitting.
An Avella woman was charged last week with endangering the welfare of children and driving under the influence of alcohol stemming from an April 12 crash in Independence Township.
Crews are working to refill 500,000 gallons of water at Washington Park pool in time for one of the busiest weekends of the season. The swimming pool was drained and cleaned after heavy rains Friday resulted in a muddy mess.
Dennis Davin, secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development, fears that fundng for economic development will be slashed in Pennsylvania's next budget.
Doing away with gerrymandering would benefit both political parties and all citizens.
More must be done to assure that our voting systems are secure.
The new medical marijuana growing facility in Greene County is a win for the local economy, but more importantly, it’s a victory for people who desperately need marijuana for legitimate medical reasons.
Until now, someone who abused an animal in Pennsylvania could count on escaping the legal system with no more than a slap on the wrist. Fortunately, that’s about to change.
Monessen graduate Charel Allen is turning to coaching after long, distinguished playing career.
Local coaching legends Bartolomucci, Salvino among 2017 class.
Blake Baggett races to another victory at High Point.
ERIN, Wis. – The biggest surprise at this U.S. Open was not who was leading, but who was leaving.
George McPhee can’t wait to fill the white board, the one in the Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft room. On Wednesday night, the staff will start adding the names of players who will become part of the expansion team for its first NHL season.
PITTSBURGH – Marc-Andre Fleury knew this day was coming, though the winningest goaltender in Pittsburgh Penguins history did his best to push the idea of his inevitable departure to the back of his mind. No need to become a distraction with a shot at history on the line.
PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup championship, the first an NHL team has won back to back in almost 20 years, spawned by far the biggest victory parade of any of the franchise’s five titles.
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