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The next step in the case before the state Court of Judicial Discipline won't take place until early 2021.
There were three new COVID-19 deaths reported Wednesday in Greene County and another two attributed to the virus came from Washington County.
A unanimously passed bill that would financially help veterans’ organizations like American Legions and Veterans of Foreign Wars is expected to be signed by Gov. Tom Wolf this week, according to a news release by Rep. Pam Snyder.
The Greene County jail is temporarily suspending in-person visits for inmates and will not be accepting people with unpaid court costs or fines in an attempt to prevent a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility.
There was a flurry of activity Monday as election boards in several counties convened to certify election results.
Pennsylvania took additional steps Monday to slow the spread of COVID-19 as hospitalizations rise because of patients with the disease.
COVID-19 cases across Southwestern Pennsylvania have soared in recent weeks, and local hospitals are preparing for the surge in hospitalizations.
Greene County Judge Farley Toothman, who was accused earlier this year of judicial misconduct, will continue his leave of absence from the bench until at least Dec. 18.
The high school sports seasons in Pennsylvania were brought to a sudden end before they began last spring, and the fall seasons have been played with safer, socially distant guidelines. But what hasn’t changed in high school athletics is the recruiting game.
Washington County reported three new COVID-19 deaths Thursday as the virus continued to surge locally and statewide.
Allegheny County issued a stay-at-home and stop social gatherings advisory Wednesday as new COVID-19 cases broke records there as well as across Pennsylvania.
The state health secretary Tuesday strengthen her mask mandate and took other measures to address the surge in COVID-19 cases following dire warnings from the federal government about the spread of the virus.
Central Greene School District moved to remote learning Monday, as COVID-19 cases – both positive and presumed – increase throughout the district.
The state Health Department Monday moved Washington and Greene counties into areas where there is a substantial risk of COVID-19 as new cases continued to surge statewide.
The vote canvassing in Western Pennsylvania is progressing without issues, political observers from both parties said, despite the unfounded claims by President Donald Trump that his supporters are being barred from viewing the official count.
State Health Secretary Rachel Levine called Thursday for a “double down” of existing COVID-19 mitigations as Pennsylvania experienced yet another record-breaking number of new cases.
Four out of five poll workers at the Franklin West precinct have tested positive for COVID-19, but the Greene County Elections Office is declining to release information to voters, citing medical privacy laws.
Pennsylvania shattered a record Tuesday in the number of new COVID-19 cases, which also surged again in Washington County.
An inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Greene was charged Friday for allegedly throwing a bag of urine and feces at a corrections officer in August.
Washington County’s canvassing board convened Friday morning to tabulate hundreds of overseas civilian and military ballots, while also starting to wade through nearly 2,000 provisional votes to see if they should count.
Pennsylvania reported 3,384 new COVID-19 cases Friday, shattering the daily record since the pandemic officially arrived in the state in March.
State Rep. Pam Snyder declared victory Thursday as she leapfrogged past her Republican challenger for her 50th District seat after Greene County tabulated nearly half of its mail-in ballots.
While there is no timetable for the emergency release of a COVID-19 vaccine, the first doses of it in Pennsylvania will be limited to essential employees, such as health-care workers, and the vulnerable.
The regular business meeting of the board of directors of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Water Authority, scheduled for Nov. 12, has been canceled. The next meeting will convene at 5 p.m. Dec. 10 at 1442 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, Greene County. Anyone with questions can call the Jefferson of…
The unofficial election results in Greene County may not be known until the end of the week as workers began processing nearly 4,400 mail-in ballots Wednesday morning.
Work to count mail-in and absentee ballots continues in Washington and Greene counties.
Here are election returns available at press time for Congress, State Senator in the 37th District, Washington and Greene county legislative districts, and the Monessen-area legislative district in Westmoreland County.
Pennsylvania on Tuesday reported the highest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases since the pandemic was first noted in the state in March.
Lou Dayich is Greene County’s new president judge, giving him the authority to supervise all the proceedings inside the courthouse.
Seventy-three percent of the people who applied for absentee and no-excuse mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania have voted, Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar said Friday, and Dr. Rachel Levine discussed precautions those who are voting in person on Tuesday should take.