Tuesday Aug 19
State board rejects student's petition to limit greenhouse gases
HARRISBURG Pennsylvania's environmental rulemaking board rejected a Westmoreland County college student's petition to significantly limit the state's greenhouse gas emissions on Tuesday, agreeing with the Department of Environmental Protection that the state can't act alone to create the conditions for a safer climate.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
State weighs petition seeking new emissions rules
A 20-year-old college student from Mount Pleasant has been trying for two years to push Pennsylvania to write rules to limit emissions of the heat-trapping gases warming the planet.
Ohio driver in critical condition after Mt. Pleasant crash
Emergency personnel work at the scene of a tanker truck accident Sunday in Mt. Pleasant Township.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
County Repo: Not repossession, but trying to get property back on the tax rolls
Donora Borough paid $600 for the property at 236 Thompson Ave., which was stripped of interior metal before the floors rotted.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Mt. Pleasant residents discuss Act 13 money
Emily Petsko/Observer-Reporter Rebecca Skirpan of Hickory, appearing Wednesday at a meeting of Mt.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Rain Day reaches far beyond Greene
Tara Kinsell / Observer-Reporter Elijah Clark, 6, and Lillah Clark, 7, of Washington have fun feeding a baby pig at the petting zoo on Rain Day.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Ace of Basements: Back Alley Theater was one of D.C.'s first...
Tatsuya Nakatani's cymbal was broken, I was sure. The Japan-born, Pennsylvania-based musician was clanging a pile of metal percussion instruments together on the head of a snare drum with a reckless vigor that would make any music teacher cringe.
State loan to bring public water to rural Washington Co. areas
Pennsylvania American Water will receive a share of $81.5 million for water pipeline extensions in Washington County under state infrastructure investments announced Wednesday.