After an outpouring of resistance from residents, the West Greene School Board decided not to donate the former Graysville Elementary building to a local anti-drug coalition that wanted to turn it into an inpatient rehabilitation facility.
CARMICHAELS – CB Financial Services Inc., the holding company of Community Bank Friday reported net income of $1.8 million for the three months ended June 30, compared to $1.9 million for the three months ended June 30, 2016, a decrease of $137,000, or 7.1 percent.
The shooting deaths of two people inside their Franklin Township residence appear to be a murder-suicide.
Doug Wilson, the "voice of Greene County"' who is celebrating 25 years with WANB-Radio in Waynesburg, will be "roasted"' to raise money for two local charities.
A man was taken by helicopter to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh Wednesday afternoon after an industrial accident at the Christen well pad on Bacon Run Road near Mather.
Washington County Commissioner Harlan Shober took an unexpected dip in the Monongahela River after trying out a new kayak launch.
Charleroi Area School District is taking a proactive approach to water testing in district buildings.
Two Monessen men are charged with attempted homicide stemming from an alleged gunfight in their hometown.
Monessen City Council is moving forward with its efforts to combat blight.
The owner of a building in downtown Charleroi will be billed for the removal of a chimney that was pulling away from the structure.
High water from heavy rain that fell across Washington and Greene counties Friday afternoon caused problems for motorists, swamped cars in parking lots, and flooded basements.
The facade of 15 N. Main St. will be dismantled in three pieces in an effort to preserve it.
The Washington County commissioners cut a red, white and blue ribbon to mark the opening of the Range Resources trail at Cross Creek County Park.
The number of overdose deaths in Pennsylvania increased by more than a third from 2015 to 2016. Rates in Washington and Greene counties exceeded the state average.
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Two area residents in need of an organ transplant benefited from the great generosity of others -- one from her mother, the other from a stranger.
With the departure of Frank Brogan, the search is on for a chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education who can increase enrollment, among other things.
Getting rid of blight would likely bring many positive results, including increased property values and a decrease in the level of crime.
The ripple of problems that arise in Washington over the next few months and even years will extend far beyond the collapse of the Montgomery Building.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. – An injury to quarterback Joe Flacco might open the door for Colin Kaepernick to join the Baltimore Ravens.
CHICAGO – Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school.
SOUTHPORT, England – Rich Beem was scouting Royal Birkdale this week in his role for Sky Sports when someone jokingly asked if he planned on working for more than nine holes this week at the British Open.
Anyone hoping to see Dale Earnhardt Jr. race in the Clash at Daytona next February got their answer from his wife.
Meadowlands Pace winner Huntsville and North America Cup champion Fear The Dragon head a field of 14 into the 51st edition of the $450,000 Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids at The Meadows.
PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin has turned his steady play for the Stanley Cup champions into a new contract.
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