Washington County Newswire

Washington County Newswire

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

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  1. Police Beat June 23Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... said troopers in West Virginia began chasing Freeman shortly after 8 p.m. and he eventually led them into Washington County before finally being stopped on Oak Ridge Road in Richhill Township. Freeman was charged in Pennsylvania with fleeing police, ...

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  2. McDonald area got lucky, this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... A state Department of Environmental Protection report based on a June 11 inspection of the site by the Washington County Conservation District noted failures to implement and maintain "best management practices" for erosion and sediment, or E&S, ...

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  3. Impact fees further boost Washington, Greene and its townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    ... "The gas industry undergoes peaks and valleys, and it's great to see the county on an uptick again," said Washington County Commissioner Harlan Shober. "It's a big benefit for Washington and Greene counties. Production is up, which means jobs are ...

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  4. LETTER Methane standards prove power of public inputRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | O-R Online

    ... over an industry with deep pockets and considerable influence. Late last month, I traveled from my home in Washington County, where there are more wells than any other county in the state, to Harrisburg to voice my support for these much-needed ...

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  5. As bridge engineering costs escalate, commissioners want oversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | O-R Online

    ... Creek. It has a three-ton weight limit and, because of its poor condition, it is due to be replaced by Washington County, where officials expressed concern about high engineering costs. The Washington County commissioners railed against the ...

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  6. Area seniors compete in Senior GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | O-R Online

    ... opening ceremony at the Senior Games, held this year at Peters Township High School. Eighteen years ago, Washington County resident Barbara Morton took up walking at her doctor's insistence after she suffered a massive heart attack and three days ...

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  7. Meeting recapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | O-R Online

    ... June 30, 2019. Staff Writer Barbara S. Miller is a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College. She covers Washington County government, courts and general assignments.

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  8. McCune hands Community Bank's reins to his friend, O'BrienRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | O-R Online

    ... colleague and CB's president, has added CEO to his portfolio. Born Barron McCune Jr., the son of a Washington County judge, the departing CEO helped nurture a bank that continues to grow. He and his wife, Ann - a longtime Peters Township ...

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  9. Washington County residents named in Pittsburgh street gang indictmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | O-R Online

    Three Washington County residents were named Wednesday in separate indictments against alleged members of a Pittsburgh-area street gang tied to cocaine, heroin and firearms violations.

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  10. Police Beat June 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | O-R Online

    Drug charges: Toby J. McCann, 45, of 373 Findlay St., Washington, was charged by Washington County Drug Task Force with possession with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia following an investigation in October.

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  11. Greenery spotlights new unit with a three-day celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | O-R Online

    Washington County Commissioner Diana Irey Vaughan, second from left, cuts the ribbon for the new Evergreen Rehabilitation Unit at the Greenery Center.

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  12. Corbly Reunion in Garards Fort to focus on Whiskey RebellionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | O-R Online

    ... Fort cemetery are scheduled immediately following the service. Clay Kilgore, executive director of the Washington County Historical Society, will discuss Corbly's role in the Whiskey Rebellion and offer viewpoints of both the frontier rebels and the ...

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  13. Garden club offers scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | O-R Online

    The Martha Washington Garden Club of Washington is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Washington County student who has completed at least one year of college or university and plans to continue their education in agricultural, conservation or environmental studies.

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  14. Man on drugs abandons 4-year-old daughter at Dairy Queen, police say Source: WPXIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | WPXI

    MONONGAHELA, Pa. - Police said a man who was under the influence of drugs or alcohol took his daughter to a Dairy Queen in Washington County and left her there after getting into a fight with police.

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  15. Ambitious Little Lake enters its 70th seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | O-R Online

    ... the theater, founded by Will Disney, was known for its location - a barn nestled in the farmlands of Washington County - as well as for its theater-in-the-round presentation, unique for this area. But the theater quickly earned a reputation for ...

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  16. Is it time to walk the walk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | O-R Online

    ... cost-effective walk of fame. In recent weeks, walks of fame have been proposed for both Pittsburgh and Washington County. Canonsburg certainly has enough notable natives to warrant its own walk of fame, even if the cement salute aspect is somewhat ...

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  17. From Mayor David RhomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | O-R Online

    ... told time and time again by many that they would like to have the opportunity to locate their business in Washington County. The opportunity is here in Canonsburg and the time is now. Should you want to be a partner in making this happen, please ...

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  18. Council addresses closed laundry issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | O-R Online

    ... updating trails and the entrance to the park. If awarded, the project could begin in the spring of 2019. Washington County District Attorney Eugene Vittone presented a check for $636.50 to Police Chief Alex Coghill. The check is from recovered money ...

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  19. Greene County overdose task force presents plan, workshops ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | O-R Online

    ... ene County is expanding its opioid task force and inviting community members to the group that will mirror Washington County's coalition to fight the drug epidemic. Greene County's task

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  20. Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Westport News

    In this Oct. 29, 2008, file photo, a drilling rig used to extract natural gas from the Marcellus Shale, located on a hill above a pond on John Dunn's farm in the Washington County borough of Houston, Pa. New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom that has turned swaths of countryside into a major production zone for natural gas.

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