Two hat bets have doubled the stakes for rain this year on Rain Day in Waynesburg.
Ever since she was little, Bryn Patton has appreciated and celebrated the history of Rain Day and what July 29 means to the community.
WAYNESBURG – The Cherry Door, a local thrift shop that raises money for WHS-Greene hospital, moved to the heart of Waynesburg’s business district Monday with the help of the local football team.
Chanler Bailey, a steel drum percussionist from Morgantown, W.Va., will perform from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Greene County Fairgrounds as part of the Waynesburg Lions Club Sounds of Summer concert series. Those who attend are asked to bring old eyeglasses to...
A number of criminal defendants pleaded guilty last week before Greene County Judge Louis Dayich.
The NRA attracts dozens of participants to its "Women on Target" event.
Belle Vernon School Board wants a building that had been donated to Westmoreland County Community College returned to district ownership.
A 110-acre tract in Forward Township is being recognized as a wild plant sanctuary.
The Mayor of Monessen called an emergency finance meeting last week on the heels of the resignation of a councilwoman who oversaw the business office in the financially strapped city.
Walter Seal of Monongahela is a student of history, and his home certainly reflects that.
The Mental Health Association of Washington County will hold its sixth annual Washington Wine, Jazz and Pops Festival Aug. 6-7.
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has jurisdiction over snakes and other reptiles and amphibians. Find out more about their rules.
A West Finley man accused of holding his wife hostage for almost two weeks was ordered today to stand trial on charges including kidnapping and aggravated assault.
Washington County prosecutors plan to move forward with two cases that are more than a decade old in light of a state appellate court ruling reversing a judge's decision to dismiss the charges.
The expansion and certification of a job-training program at Washington City Mission means residents and outside referrals can be prescreened and trained for employers.
Well, we’re not Illinois or Louisiana.
We’ve all seen the signs. One can’t travel within a 50-mile radius without seeing “0+ Lungs for Morgan Yoney.”
The Waynesburg area last week learned that it is getting a welcome boost to the business community.
On Wednesday, Edward Strawn, a veteran employee of Washington County Correctional Facility, went from being the acting warden of the jail, a post he has held since the June retirement of warden John Temas, to the actual warden. Strawn first clocked in at the jail in 1992 as a part-time corrections...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Michael Jordan finally spoke out Monday about racial tensions in America in hopes of easing conflicts between blacks and law enforcement.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place Sunday – with their names etched on plaques at the Baseball Hall of Fame.
INDIANAPOLIS – Kyle Busch heard all about the potential to pull off a historic sweep at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
PARIS – After the beer and champagne celebrations, Chris Froome delivered a sobering and emotional message from the Tour de France winner’s podium on the Champs-Elysees.
STANFORD, Calif. – Peters Township native Alison Riske went a decade without playing a match against longtime star Venus Williams on the ATP Tour in singles play.
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – Sidney Crosby showed off the Stanley Cup to his hometown fans.
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – Sidney Crosby picked up the Stanley Cup at the Halifax airport and made a surprise visit to his hometown Tim Hortons.
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