All Stories All Stories en-us Copyright - Observer Publishing Company 2015 South Strabane wants reimbursement for newsletter South Strabane supervisors are investigating the creation of a township newsletter, which they say could have influenced the results of the primary election. Wed, 24 May 2017 11:22:22 -0400 Charleroi school board approves budget with tax increase Charleroi Area School Board approved a $23.55 million preliminary budget Wed, 24 May 2017 11:21:16 -0400 N. Franklin police officer knows firsthand that seat belts save lives Police from Washington County will join officers across the state encouraging drivers and their passengers to wear their seat belts as part of the Click it or Ticket campaign that runs through June 4. Wed, 24 May 2017 10:22:01 -0400 Lawsuit says state trooper had history of harassment PITTSBURGH (AP) – A former dispatcher for the Pennsylvania State Police is suing the agency, alleging that a trooper who harassed her had a history of sexually hostile behavior. Wed, 24 May 2017 09:51:00 -0400 Body of woman found over a hillside in Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH (AP) – Authorities say the death of a woman whose body was found 90 feet over a hillside in Pittsburgh is considered suspicious. Wed, 24 May 2017 09:49:29 -0400 Going with the flow: How to properly water your plants We've all heard that the foundation to having a healthy garden is by giving plants a healthy amount of water. However, many misunderstand this principle one of two ways: not enough water or too much water, with 75 percent of gardeners overwatering their plants. Thu, 18 May 2017 10:24:12 -0400 Hendersonville home destroyed by fire A family's home in Hendersonville, Cecil Township, was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:36:09 -0400 Stadium owner boosting security for upcoming concert The owner of Wild Things Stadium is taking extra security precautions for an upcoming hip-hop concert in reaction to the suicide bomber attack at a concert in Manchester, U.K. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:36:06 -0400 MarkWest resumes push for Smith cryogenic plant Smith Township officials and MarkWest representaives discussed plans the natural gas processor is once again pursuing for a cryogenic plant. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:35:58 -0400 Meeting recap How the Washington County Commissioners spent taxpayer money at their May 18 meeting. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:35:53 -0400 Audia mobilizes 213-member workforce in Cross Creek County Park Worldwide employees of Audia International Inc., which includes Washington Penn Plastic Co. on Racetrack Road, spent a day roofing a shelter, building picnic tables, planting 15,000 seedlings and preparing aquatic habitat at Cross Creek County Park. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:35:50 -0400 Let there be 7: Pens can’t close out Senators in Ottawa OTTAWA, Ontario – Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday night and force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:34:01 -0400 Chartiers-Houston goes quietly in semifinal loss Chartiers-Houston falls apart in the middle innings against No. 1 seed South Side Beaver. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:33:25 -0400 One more time: Parshall’s shutout sets up Belle Vernon-Yough finale Leopards get third meeting with Yough in WPIAL title game. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:33:22 -0400 Third time a charm for Monessen, leads to spot in WPIAL final Greyhounds to play section rival for WPIAL title. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:33:19 -0400