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12 hrs ago | O-R Online

Route 79 Interchange renamed for fallen officer

MT. MORRIS – There was a sea of blue in Greene County Wednesday afternoon as law enforcement officers from across West Virginia joined with their brethren in Pennsylvania at the dedication of the Sgt.

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Related Topix: Mount Morris, PA, Morgantown, PA

Yesterday | The Times-Tribune

Gas field illnesses probed

Environmental groups are rounding up stories of sickness in the shale fields, following reports of inaction by the state Department of Health.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Carmichaels, PA, Allegheny County, PA, Cambria County, PA, Harrisburg, PA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

O-R Online

McDonald man faces drug charges after sona s arrest

A McDonald man faces drug charges after borough police found bottles of marijuana seeds and fertilizer when they went to his home looking for his son, who was wanted in a Greene County burglary.

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Related Topix: Drugs, McDonald, PA, Marijuana

O-R Online

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.

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Related Topix: Aleppo, PA, Washington, PA, Waynesburg, PA, Carmichaels, PA, Mount Pleasant, PA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

O-R Online

Personal care an option for Alzheimer's and dementia patients

For the last 20 years, Nancy Haney has operated a personal care home in Rices Landing, Greene County, caring for people who can't care for themselves.

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Related Topix: Rices Landing, PA, Carmichaels, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Washington County, PA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

O-R Online

Museum field trip highlight of summer school program

James “Fuzzy” Randolph, curator of the Paul R. Stewart Museum at Waynesburg University, shows off some of the geological specimens in its collection to Jefferson-Morgan Elementary students Paige Phillips and Jerry Presock.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Waynesburg, PA, Mather, PA, Waynesburg College, Geology, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

O-R Online

Cumberland man wanted for daytime burglary

CARMICHAELS– Cumberland Township Police Department is seeking help in securing the apprehension of a man charged with one of five daytime burglaries committed in Carmichaels this month.

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Related Topix: Carmichaels, PA, Washington County, PA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

O-R Online

Pageants a part of countya s fabric

Beginning at 4 p.m. at the Jefferson-Morgan High School auditorium, five Greene County girls ages 15, 16 and 17 will model sportswear and evening gowns and dance and sing their hearts out, all hoping after several grueling hours of pageantry to wear the Miss Rain Day crown.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

O-R Online

Greene Couple to be extradited for triple homicide in W.Va.

WAYNESBURG – A Greene County man who allegedly told an acquaintance, “I told you I would get them back,” in relation to a triple homicide on Jan. 13 in Littleton, W.Va., now faces first-degree murder charges, along with his girlfriend, in Wetzel County, W.Va.

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Related Topix: Waynesburg, PA, Wind-Ridge, PA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

O-R Online

Making It Here a " Brewing beer with A&M Wine Supplies

The southwestern-most corner of Pennsylvania is brimming with energy, and not just the bounty accessed through Marcellus Shale.

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Related Topix: Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, Wine, Drink, Beer, Washington County, PA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

O-R Online

One killed in Greene Co. accident

The driver of a tanker truck was killed Wednesday when his truck and a sport utility vehicle collided shortly after 1 p.m. on Route 188, one mile north of Clarksville Road in Jefferson Township, Greene County, state police said.

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The Citizens' Voice

Mellow Capitol portrait now includes conviction

The Capitol portraits of one-time Senate President Pro Tempore Robert Mellow and three former House speakers who went to prison for various corruption convictions are now marked by new plaques telling their legal misdeeds.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, PA, Punxsutawney, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Federal Prisons, Prison, Mechanicsburg, PA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

O-R Online

Hospital wanderer pleads in unrelated case

Ryan Avery-Vaughn Tyler walks into court Tuesday where he pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and theft from a motor vehicle.

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Related Topix: Waynesburg, PA, Donald, PA, Washington County, PA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

O-R Online

Fire extinguished at well site

Tara Kinsell/Observer-Reporter Flames could be seen above a tree line and a loud woosh sound could be heard coming from a gas well fire off of Lightner Run Road in Rogersville Monday afternoon.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

O-R Online

Earning scholarships and aiding the community

After graduating seniors at high schools in Washington and Greene counties pick up diplomas and begin preparing for their next adventures in life, we learn of scholarship awards and achievements that perhaps went unnoticed in many commencement stories.

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Related Topix: Washington County, PA, Carmichaels, PA, Waynesburg, PA, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

O-R Online

The secrets behind berry picking

The most recent jars of black raspberry jam, canned by berry picker Jackie Workman of Carmichaels, from her 2014 crop.

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Related Topix: Carmichaels, PA, Waynesburg, PA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

O-R Online

Bridge between counties named for retired war hero

From left Lizzie Keys, 9, her father Ret. Lt. Gen. William M. Keys, state Rep.Pam Snyder and state Sen. Tim Solobay at the dedication of the Route 88 bridge in Millsboro in Keys' honor.

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Related Topix: Washington County, PA, Fredericktown, PA, World News, Vietnam, US Military, US Army, Camp Lejeune, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

O-R Online

Jacktown Fair Queen to relinquish title

WIND RIDGE – If you live in the western part of Greene County, going to the Jacktown Fair is just something you do, no matter how old your are.

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Related Topix: Wind-Ridge, PA, Nineveh, PA, West Virginia University, Washington County, PA, West Alexander, PA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

O-R Online

Mary Jane Kent named Jacktown Fair parade grand marshal

JACKTOWN – A Wind Ridge woman who has been a lifelong supporter of the Jacktown Fair was named grand marshal of the annual Jacktown Fair parade.

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Related Topix: Wind-Ridge, PA, Agriculture, Science

Mon Jul 07, 2014

MarketWatch

The Wall Street Journal: Rice Energy strikes $336 million deal for Marcellus assets

Appalachia gas driller Rice Energy Inc. has agreed to purchase about 22,000 acres of land and 12 developed Marcellus shale wells in western Pennsylvania in a $336 million deal, the company said Monday.

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