Rain is in the forecast for Friday, and his name is Wayne Drop—the new Rain Day mascot.
Waynesburg University students are practicing to perform “The Curious Savage," a lighthearted comedy.
The Willow Tree Farm took first prize at the Jacktown Fair earlier this month for their “PA Preferred” entries.
Carmichaels Activities Center, also known as Carmichaels Senior Center, on Nemacolin Road will host a dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday featuring the Solid Gold trio. Admission is $8. The event benefits the center. For information, call 724-966-2290.
Applebee's has abandoned its plans to open a new sit-down restaurant in the Greene Plaza in Franklin Township.
New policies are being considered in Charleroi Area School District to ensure that proper boundaries between students and teachers are maintained.
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.
Two Florida men are in Washington County Jail after they were arrested Tuesday by South Strabane Township police when they were found with credit cards that allegedly were fraudulently obtained through the theft of personal information.
Bridge inspection work will be done tonight on the Interstate 79 ramps at the Parkway West interchange in Robinson Township, Allegheny County, weather permitting.
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has jurisdiction over snakes and other reptiles and amphibians. Find out more about their rules.
The Mental Health Association of Washington County will hold its sixth annual Washington Wine, Jazz and Pops Festival Aug. 6-7.
A federal suit by a prisoner whose escape in the 1970s galvanized Washington County has ended.
State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale issued a report this week on oversight of nursing homes in Pennsylvania, and some of the findings were deplorable.
Outdoorsy types must’ve gotten quite a chuckle if they read the story in Wednesday’s Observer-Reporter about snakes at Mingo Creek County Park.
Two Washington County institutions dedicated to helping others launched endeavors that will help their clients help themselves.
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.”
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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