Greene County Newswire

Greene County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Greene County, PA.

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  1. Alpha Natural files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | O-R Online

    The company operates about 60 coal mines throughout Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Wyoming, including Cumberland Mine in Greene County.

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  2. Cumberland Mine's owner files for Chapter 11 bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Alpha Natural Resources, which owns the Cumberland and Emerald mines in Greene County, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday.

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  3. DEP's testing methods for radiation in state creek questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    ... the face of common sense and reveals a disturbing lack of seriousness that is dismissive of the community in Greene County and the significance of this situation," Patrick Grenter, executive director of the Center for Coalfield Justice in nearby ...

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  4. Ita s time to reinvent Ryerson State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | O-R Online

    The bombshell news announced July 24 that Duke Lake would not be restored is a devastating blow to Greene County.

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  5. Man who led Cumberland police on high-speed chase sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | O-R Online

    WAYNESBURG – A man who led Cumberland Township police on a high-speed chase, driving with his headlights off on a foggy night at speeds exceeding 100 mph, was sentenced Wednesday by Greene County Judge Farley Toothman to one year of probation.

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  6. High on heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | O-R Online

    ... that the pages of the newspaper for that evidence. A glance at the Police Beat in the Washington County and Greene County editions of the Observer-Reporter on Tuesday and Wednesday tells the tale: • A Charleroi woman, arrested on a number of ...

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  7. Rain Day contest winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | O-R Online

    ... Lebanon Presbyterian Church in Mercer County, his son, Doug, said. He retired from that post and returned to Greene County to work a variety of different positions in recent years, Doug Wilson said. • The Best Decorated Baby Rain Day Can was ...

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  8. DEPa s testing methods for radiation in Ten Mile Creek questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | O-R Online

    ... the face of common sense and reveals a disturbing lack of seriousness that is dismissive of the community in Greene County and the significance of this situation,” Patrick Grenter, executive director of the Center for Coalfield Justice in ...

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  9. School districts, local governments cast eye toward budget impasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | O-R Online

    ... at this point,” Daniels said. Concerns over the budget situation vary widely among school districts in Greene County, and in keeping with the Christmas-in-July theme, they have a lot to do with lumps of coal: not in the stocking, but mined ...

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  10. Sunshine expected for Rain DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | O-R Online

    From left: Miss Rain Day 2015 second runner-up, Caitlyn Ricco, Miss Rain Day 2015, Claire Kreider and first runner-up Elayne LoFiego stand together after the pageant Sunday WAYNESBURG – With a summer filled with rainy days, one would think a day of sunshine would bring joy to Greene County.

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  11. Southeastern Greene hires Pekar as superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | O-R Online

    ... N.C. “I grew up in Southeastern Greene, I graduated from Southeastern Greene and I attended college in Greene County and I really didn't have any plans to leave the area,” Pekar said Tuesday. He ended up leaving the county after ...

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  12. Commissioners to review drainage problem along Route 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | O-R Online

    ... the water runs into a state Department of Transportation pipe along Route 88 and drains into their field. The Greene County planning commission agreed with the couple's concerns and voted Monday night to refer the matter to the county commissioners ...

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  13. Washington, Greene jobless rates plummet in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | O-R Online

    The employment pictures in Washington and Greene counties brightened considerably in June, with each experiencing a 0.4 percent decrease in their monthly jobless rates.

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  14. Cumberland family appeals proposed methadone clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | O-R Online

    ... the approval of Greene Medical Center 1 at the Paisley Industrial Park along Route 88. The appeal prompted Greene County Planning Commission, which met Monday night to review a site plan for the project, to delay making a ruling until the township's ...

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  15. Job-training agency has to pay back $168,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | O-R Online

    The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry has determined that the Washington-Greene County Job Training Agency will have to repay the state $168,437.77 in the wake of a year-long audit of the nonprofit's allocation of salaries.

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  16. Trying to reduce the dangers posed by drunken driversaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | O-R Online

    ... of those cases, 61, were second-time offenders, and an even smaller number, 42, were third-time offenders. Greene County has seen an average of 287 DUI cases, with 42 second-time offenders and 16 third-time offenders. While Fleet was previously ...

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  17. Radiation tests at Monongahela feeder contradict old resultsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... thank God because we'd have a hell of a time getting it out of there," said Ken Dufalla, president of the Greene County chapter of the Izaak Walton League. "But I'm also torn about the fact that this is just one lab saying one thing, and another lab ...

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  18. Archives contest voting openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    Voting is open for this year's "I Found it in the Archives" contest, which is being sponsored by the Greene County Archives. The full entries for the annual contest, which is designed to highlight stories of how the county's records and archives have helped to help answer questions from a personal personal quest or bring clarity to a family mystery, can be found on the archives website .

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  19. Research group tests radiation at Ten Mile CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | O-R Online

    New, independent test results from water samples of Ten Mile Creek in Greene County reveal barely detectable levels of radiation that are well below federal regulations for safe drinking water.

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  20. Ten Mile Creek testing results expected next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | O-R Online

    ... o get this right and deal with it in a responsible manner.” Representatives from Izaak Walton League of Greene County, which brought the matter to the attention of the DEP last year, could not be reached for comment.

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