11 hrs ago
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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15 hrs ago
The Island Packet
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.
First black officer in Pa. National Guard
As a free black man, William Catlin tried to enlist in the Union Army twice during the Civil War and was twice rejected.
Rice Energy leader gets warm reception
About 700 people shoehorned into the Bentworth High School gym for a Rice Energy-sponsored town meeting Thursday.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
a Kinga coal tarnished, still powerful
John Pippy, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coal Association, answers questions following his presentation Thursday evening to the Washington County Manufacturers Association and the Business Exchange Network at Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe.
State investigating nun's death at personal care home
The State Department of Public Welfare is investigating the death of a Catholic nun at a personal care home in Bellevue.
PLW - People in the News - March 11, 2014
Keller served as president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association from 1982 to 1983, and as a member of its board of governors for six years.
4 Arrested After Leading Police On Chase From Carnegie To Washington Co.
However, police say the driver took off and officers noticed the people inside the car throwing items out of the windows.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Victim Hospitalized, On Ventilator After Shooting Near Washington Co. Church
Police have identified the victim of a Washington County shooting that happened near two churches just as Ash Wednesday services were getting underway.
Woman sees electric bill sky rocket to $1,000 in February
The electric bill for the trailer 79-year-old Ruth Myers calls home in Washington County was just $60 in January, so she was more than surprised when it spiked to $1,010 in February.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
State urged to reject proposed mine in Washington County
An environmental group on Thursday delivered more than 3,400 letters urging the state Department of Environmental Protection to reject a plan for a new Washington County coal mine.
McGinty fast-tracked power plant permit
Katie McGinty, former director of the state Department of Environmental Protection, is under scrutiny regarding donations to her gubernatorial campaign from a local coal executive.
In advance of May 20 primary, elections office needs polling place, people
E. Wesley Parry III, assistant director of elections for Washington County, writes on a board used to keep track of the status of local election panels.
W&J receives grant from ExxonMobil to fund summer camp
Washington & Jefferson College has received a grant from ExxonMobil to serve as a host of the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Which direction for Washington Mall?
Few principals involved in ownership, management, leasing or development would comment or return phone calls to the Observer-Reporter about what may be ahead for the sprawling, decaying retail complex.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Predictions for major storm fall short
The prediction of massive snow never materialized, but locally we did get 2 to 3 inches of fluff that was quickly handled by local municipalities like Peters Township and the snow plow that cleared this road.
Food pantries need donations during winter lull
A drop box for donations to Peters Township Food Pantry sits under the steps inside Peters Township Library Monday.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Forbes Road drama students to perform 'High School Musical'
The story, made popular by a Disney move of the same name, is about two teens who are worlds apart, who meet at a karaoke contest on New Year's Eve and discover their mutual love for music.
Central Pa. officer fined in post-concert fracas
A central Pennsylvania police officer has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was fined $1,000 for allegedly punching another man after a concert near Pittsburgh in September.