Elysian Fields rebounds to be an elite purveyor of lambs again.
The following property transfers have been recorded in the Greene County Recorder of Deeds office the week of May 25.
A new community center is coming to Greene County with the intent of providing a safe and friendly environment for people of all ages.
The past month’s weather has brought sunny skies, warm temperatures and low humidity. It also brought one of the driest months of May on record in the Pittsburgh region.
With just 1.73 inches of rain recorded last month, it was the 19th driest May in the 153 years of record-keeping, according to the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh.
CALIFORNIA – Carmichaels starting pitcher Bailey Barnyak had seven illegal pitches called against her, and even when the freshman adjusted, the calls were still made, much to the chagrin of Mikes coach Dave Briggs.
A pair of cooling towers at Hatfield’s Ferry Power Station in Monongahela Township will be demolished next week.
The daughter of a Morris Township fisherman whose body was found over the weekend at Wisecarver Reservoir expressed thanks for the numerous first responders and other community members who helped search for him.
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Brittney Bell is known for her wild ideas and big heart.
The staff of U.S. Rep. Guy Reschenthaler will hold mobile office hours at various locations throughout Pennsylvania’s 14th Congressional District in June.
The body of a missing Morris Township man who was reported missing earlier this month was found over the weekend.
Greene County Veterans Memorial Park was packed Monday for a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the park’s tribute to veterans.
SHIPPENSBURG – The third time was the charm in more ways than one for Waynesburg’s Andrew Layton.
Just for fun, a second organization has donated a large sum to Greene County.
The South Strabane man accused of being drunk when he crashed into a tree while driving down a back road in Greene County last summer, killing one of his passengers and injuring two others, was ordered to stand trial on all charges following his preliminary hearing Friday.
Area communities have scheduled Memorial Day observances. Unless otherwise noted, observances will be held on Monday.
The following property transfers have been recorded in the Greene County Recorder of Deeds office the week of May 11.
Federal, state and local municipal offices will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Banks and financial markets are also closed and there is no mail delivery. The Observer-Reporter will not be published on Monday.
Waynesburg Central Elementary School’s sixth-grade band held its annual spring concert on Tuesday, but this year, the performers also played on a different stage.
Brianna Vanata, who won the Republican primary for Greene County district attorney last week against incumbent David Russo, has also secured the Democratic nomination after receiving the most write-in votes for the position.
Iron Senergy has made a $65,000 donation to ensure local children have the ability to attend Greene County’s summer day camps and swimming pools.
Bands marching down main streets in big parades, burgers sizzling on the grill, a whiff of suntan lotion at the local pool – that’s Memorial Day weekend. This Memorial Day weekend, area pools welcome back swimmers, sunbathers and guests of all ages for sliding, swimming, diving (but no dunki…
Cumberland Township police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Morgantown, W.Va., man who is wanted for attempted homicide.
Search efforts are ongoing for a Morris Township man who went missing Thursday.
A missing kayaker in Greene County had not been found as of Sunday afternoon.
Three local students are recipients of distinguished Founders Scholarships for 2023 at Waynesburg University.
The following property transfers have been recorded in the Greene County Recorder of Deeds office the week of May 18.
Ryerson Station State Park’s swimming pool will open soon for the 2023 swimming season on a limited schedule.
A motorist who was driving more than 100 miles per hour in Greene County nearly three years ago when he crashed into another car, killing the other driver, was sentenced Wednesday to serve time in state prison.
A new district attorney will likely be taking the reins in Greene County next year. Brianna Vanata easily defeated incumbent District Attorney David Russo in the Republican primary, setting her up to win the position in the November general election.
Today’s primary election is expected to generate higher than usual turnout for an off-year primary thanks to the number of competitive races for commissioner and courthouse row office positions.
Nearly $60 million in unclaimed property is owed to residents of Fayette, Greene and Washington counties. A quick online name search will let anyone check to see if they’re among those with cash out there waiting.
All voters should take an interest in the primary election on Tuesday.
The following property transfers have been recorded in the Greene County Recorder of Deeds office the week of May 4.
Members of the Harry Enstrom Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America invited family and friends to the chapter’s cleanup in West Waynesburg May 4, when volunteers beautified the stream and roadside. The group removed debris from Browns Creek and Ten Mile Creek, which are popular fishin…
Update May 11, 2023, to include Blair Zimmerman, whose response was not part of the original story.
Today is the final day to request a mail-in or absentee ballot for the May 16 primary, although elections officials in the area are urging voters to come in-person to the county offices to apply for a ballot in order to immediately return it.
Waynesburg University held commencement exercises last weekend on the lawn of Miller Hall. Nearly 400 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students were honored. Tom Foley, president of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Pennsylvania, and Mindy Zatta, private wealth …
Greene County Sheriff Marcus Simms is in stable condition after a motorcycle accident Friday afternoon left him with numerous injuries.
Editor’s note: This is the second in a monthlong weekly series about mental health in the region.
Once Democratic strongholds, Washington, Greene and Fayette counties are now strongly Republican.
The following property transfers have been recorded in the Greene County Recorder of Deeds office the week of April 27.
Uniontown’s city treasurer has been charged with allegedly stealing over $122,000 from a religious association, following similar charges filed against her last year.
The criminal charges filed last month against Greene County Commissioner Mike Belding and the county’s solicitor have been dropped in connection with how the elections board handled the ballot order selection process for the upcoming primary election.
The state Attorney General’s office on Wednesday withdrew all charges in both cases against Belding and Robert “Gene” Grimm after Greene County District Attorney David Russo’s chief detective filed more than a dozen misdemeanors against them April 4 following irregularities with the “casting of lots” for the primary.
Hoping to fill open positions, the state Department of Corrections (DOC) is hosting job fairs at SCI-Fayette in LaBelle and SCI-Greene in Waynesburg next week.
The Greene County Salute to Veterans Committee will unveil the final granite tablets at the county's Veterans Memorial Park on Monday, May 29 at 10 a.m.
Rudy Marisa, the Fredericktown native who was a player on Penn State’s only Final Four team and as a coach turned Waynesburg University into a small college basketball national power, died Tuesday night. He was 89.
The much-needed, long-awaited upgrades and renovations to a Greene County park is underway with big changes coming.
A team of students from Carmichaels Area Senior High School placed first in the 35th Greene County Envirothon, held Wednesday at Hunting Hills.
In December of last year, Meghan Markle announced in the Netflix docu-series, “Harry & Meghan,” that she’d struggled with suicidal thoughts during her time at the palaces.
The teenage boy involved in a shootout with another group of teens outside a Carmichaels gas station last year was acquitted of most charges, but was convicted of illegally possessing the firearm.
Cumberland Township used car dealer pleads guilty to failing to send customers' vehicles payments to PennDOT
A Cumberland Township used car dealer who failed to submit administrative fees and tax payments for more than 200 vehicles he sold from 2016 through 2018 pleaded guilty earlier this month to one felony count and thousands of summary offenses.
The following property transfers have been recorded in the Greene County Recorder of Deeds office the week of April 23.
A Cumberland Township accountant who was accused of bilking nearly $50,000 from a client when he withheld wage taxes from the Carmichaels-based company and never forwarded the payments to the government agreed to an Alford plea earlier this month in Greene County Court.
A Greene County jury will be have to decide whether Christopher McKenzie started an “all-out gunfight” in a Carmichaels gas station’s parking lot or if he was the victim of an assault by a group of teens and then fired his weapon in self defense.
The Carmichaels Area Women’s Civic Club recently announced April and May Girls of the Month awardees, both seniors from the Carmichaels Area High School.
The trial for one of the five teen accused of getting into a public shootout with each other outside a Carmichaels gas station last March is expected to begin at the Greene County Courthouse today. Opening statements in the attempted homicide trial for 17-year-old Christopher Emmett McKenzie were supposed to begin Monday, but the start was pushed back a day after the defendant’s attorney learned that prosecutors had additional video footage from police officers at the scene.
A Fayette County man accused of having a live pipe bomb in his vehicle last October in Waynesburg had all charges against him held for trial.