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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the invisible Irish, the Scotch-Irish. These are Scots who moved to Ireland four centuries ago, their offspring later immigrating to this country during the Colonial period.
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These Pennsylvania veterans inducted this year
Since 1963, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall has inducted nearly 700 Pennsylvania veterans into its Hall of Valor, including these inductees this year: James Bronson, Indiana County.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
Young mayors bring fresh perspective to office
Ashley Weaver, 22, and Courtney Kubicar, 26, discuss municipal issues in the Deemston Borough building recently.
Shell Oil fading in the Pennsylvania Marcellus
A new analysis of the second half 2013 Pennsylvania Marcellus shale oil and gas production shows the vast majority of Royal Dutch Shell's 630 wells are under performing compared to its peers.
Avella Man Shot In Head During Fight, Fiancee Charged
An Avella woman is facing a long list of charges after state police say a late-night domestic dispute in Washington County ended with her fiancA© getting shot in the head.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Tri-County water authority to seek audit of office
Ted Giovanelli, chairman of Tri-County Joint Municipal Authority board, at right, Thursday outlines how the Millsboro-based public water supplier plans to correct state reporting deficiencies and other problems in the business office.
Washington County Courthouse will be featured on cable TV show
The Washington County Courthouse will be one of five featured this year as part of the Pennsylvania Cable Network television channel's “Historic Courthouses” series this year.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Ag Days to include food drive
Chris Lyle of Amity demonstrates how to shear a sheep during Washington County Agriculture Days at Washington Crown Center in 2008.
Aliquippa Police Officer Running Against Jim Christiana For State Rep
An Aliquippa Police Officer on disability has submitted nominating petitions to run for Pennsylvania State Representative for the 15th legislative district.
Winter weather advisory issued for area
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for most of Southwestern Pennsylvania, including Washington County, beginning at 1 p.m. today and continuing to 1 a.m. Thursday and a wind chill advisory from 1 a.m. to noon Thursday.
Driver killed in East Finley crash
State police said a man was killed this morning in a one-vehicle crash on Templeton Run Road in East Finley Township.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Still no set timeline for Pozonsky case
During a status conference Tuesday for former Washington County judge Paul Pozonsky's ongoing criminal case, Pozonsky's legal team argued for access to grand jury testimony that could be pertinent to an upcoming suppression hearing.
Candidates file for office before Tuesdaya s deadline
State Rep. Rick Saccone, R-Elizabeth, has enlarged territory in Washington County due to legislative reapportionment, and with Somerset Township now part of the district, a Democratic challenger has emerged, according to the Pennsylvania Department of State candidate database.
Priest charged with theft after years of investigation
The Greensburg Catholic Diocese says it opened up the books at a parish in 2011 and brought the Westmoreland County district attorney into the loop.
Pa. Firefighter Hurt Trying to Rescue Dog From Fire
A Washington County firefighter was for smoke inhalation at the scene of a house fire after trying to save a dog from a house fire.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Man dies from fall in Bentleyville
A Chartiers Township man died Monday afternoon from injuries he suffered when he fell 18 feet through the roof of a building.
Two on Missing Jet Are Employees of Pa. Companies
Two of the people on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were employees of Pennsylvania companies.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Traffic study results seen as central to Cool Valley development launch
Cool Valley mixed-use industrial and residential park, located between Interstate 79 and Morganza Road in Cecil Township, is seen from neighboring Southpointe.
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Former Hilton Head resident, Army veteran jailed in Pa. to face murder trial in May
A former Hilton Head Island resident and Iraq War veteran will stand trial for murder in Pennsylvania in May, according to his attorney.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Pa. slot machines pay less than most other states
If you want to get the most bang for your buck playing slot machines, you might want to try New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Nevada or even Delaware -- just about anywhere but Pennsylvania.