Gas-fired power plant may be built in Greene County
A privately owned company is thinking of building a gas-fired power plant in Greene County.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Armed robber holds up Greene Co. gas station
Pennsylvania State Police in Waynesburg are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Marathon gas station at 1496 Jefferson Road, Jefferson Borough, Greene County, about 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
A number of big local bucks are in the record books
Years ago, you heard of big bucks being taken in various parts of Washington and Greene counties.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Craft blast perfect for holiday shopping
Glass artist Lynn Leathers and slate painter Chrystal Brown of Waynesburg are two of the new artists who will be selling their wares at the sixth annual Holiday Craft Blast from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Greene County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Tom Headlee to retire as countya s recorder
Thomas M. Headlee will retire as Greene County register of wills and recorder of deeds Dec. 31, after 38 years of service.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Native plant greenhouse thriving at CAHS
Joey Kurincak, Jacob Hair and Ethan Greene plant native plants with the help of volunteer Peg Campbell at Audubon Center for Native Plants at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
A local Santa Claus needs a hand
This Saturday, as they have done the last 31 years, volunteers will distribute toys for children of families in need in Greene County through the Toys for Tots program.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Christmas parade successful despite bitter cold
Tara Kinsell/Observer-Reporter The Seldom Seen Farm float with its Santa's Toy Shop theme took first place in the 2013 Waynesburg Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Nemacolin man sentenced on charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon
WAYNESBURG – A Nemacolin man, who cut his former girlfriend's throat with a knife and later told police he wanted to kill her so she would never again hurt him or his children, was sentenced Thursday by Greene County Judge Farley Toothman.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
American Red Cross partners with United Way to set up satellite office
The American Red Cross set up a satellite office in Greene County, thanks to a contribution of office space from the Greene County United Way.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Chambera s Christmas parade Saturday
The Waynesburg Area Chambers of Commerce's annual Christmas parade always concludes with the arrival of Santa.
Cyril Wecht keynote speaker for career fair at Peters Twp. High School
Cyril Wecht speaks with a reporter for Peters Township High School's newspaper following a career day presentation.
Greene restored to a place of honor
There was a lot going on atop the Greene County Courthouse over the summer, and none of it was very good.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
County budgets increasing due to CYS, pension, health costs
An Observer-Reporter story nearly a month ago that applied the term “Shaleonaire” to Washington and Greene county governments drew the attention of a North Strabane Township resident who called his county's budgetary increases over the past seven years “appalling.” Washington and Greene have seen millions of dollars of ... (more)
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Students seek mile of food
Greene County Career and Technology Center students measure the first length of food donated in a project to collect one mile of food for Corner Cupboard Food Bank.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
One program offers many options for students
From left, Elizabeth Nolan, Mackenzie Mobrey and Porscha Conard, students in the Emergency and Protective Services program at Greene County Career and Technology Center, work with a 911 dispatch simulator.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
New statue of General Greene lifted to the dome of the courthouse
Bob Niedbala/Observer-Reporter A close-up view of the new statue of Gen. Greene, which was hoisted to the top of the courthouse dome Tuesday morning.
Washington, Greene Counties Prep For More Snow, Ice
On Interstate 79 south near Canonsburg in Washington County, a PennDOT truck paves the way, not because of a massive amount of snow yet, but to keep ahead of what is to come.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Trying to master English
Gueillermina Lopez, left, and Ubaldo Sanchez, scond from left, work through a book with volunteer tutor Pat Kesnek and ESL coordinator Kris Drach.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Flenniken expansion is needed
The Flenniken Public Library in Carmichaels, serving “down east” Greene County, recently honored Tina Gresko and Janice Jeffries for the 25 years of dedicated and loyal service each has provided.