VFW Post 764 McMurray Auxiliary President Sara Redinger, third from left, and auxiliary treasurer Sandy Roberto, right, present a check for $2,500 to Eric Stieglitz and Bonnie Loys, Pets for Vets board members. Dr. and Mrs. William Follansbee established the Maj. Benjamin Follansbee Fund in …

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Shannon Bayer, left, who won Best of Show at the Washington County Fair in the Junior Division, and Jennifer Bayer, who won first place in the 4-H Division, are donating their quilts to Project Linus. Project Linus distributes quilts to hospitals in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

The Martha Washington Garden Club of Washington presented a $1,000 scholarship to Isabella Petronka, a graduate of Trinity High School who has completed her first year at Allegheny College. Petronka is majoring in environmental science and biology while concentrating studies in wildlife cons…

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Two area students recently attended Keystone Boys Week at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, where they studied government at city, state and county levels. The event was sponsored by the American Legion Department of Pennsylvania and American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post 175 of Wash…

Washington County Young Marines presented the national colors at the banquet of the Department of Pennsylvania Convention of the Marine Corps League held at the Ramada Inn, Greensburg. They are supported by Three Rivers Leathernecks Detachment No. 310, West View. From left are Young Marines …

Washington County Young Marine Lance Cpl. Elena Butler attended Pennsylvania American Legion State Police Youth Week at York (Pa.) College. She received the Outstanding Cadet Plaque and a scholarship check for $1,000. Young Marines Pfc. Reed Coyle V also attended along with unit commander Ma…

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Washington County Young Marines presented the national colors at the banquet of the Department of Pennsylvania Convention of the Marine Corps League held at the Ramada Inn, Greensburg. They are supported by Three Rivers Leathernecks Detachment No. 310, West View. From left are Young Marines …

Washington County Young Marine Lance Cpl. Elena Butler attended Pennsylvania American Legion State Police Youth Week at York (Pa.) College. She received the Outstanding Cadet Plaque and a scholarship check for $1,000. Young Marines Pfc. Reed Coyle V also attended along with unit commander Ma…

During the Memorial Day service, sponsored by the Bert C. Siders American Legion Post 643 of Avella, Troy Cooke, son of Eric and Karen Cooke, was awarded the American Citizenship Legion Award. Sierra Dayak, daughter of Keelee and Dan Dayak, was awarded the ALA Distinguished Achievement Award.

Indian Springs Rod and Gun Club of Avella presented four $2,000 scholarships to three graduating high school seniors and one masters student. Scholarship recipients are, from left, Bobby Kozares, Burgettstown High School, who will attend Slippery Rock University; Brianna Dinch, Trinity High …

The Washington Health System Greene Auxiliary donated $35,000 to the Washington Health System Foundation during its annual volunteer luncheon. The gift will enable WHS Greene to purchase a new heart monitor, bladder scanner and a full set of CPR mannequins. The donation was made possible bec…

The Canon-Mac Youth Baseball Association will improve its facilities and provide financial assistance so players in need can participate and travel with help from a $5,000 grant presented by Energy Transfer. The league offers supervised recreational and travel baseball programs for players a…

Bob and Arlene Barth were among more than 70 volunteers from Perryopolis Senior Center, Center on the Hill and Brownfield satellite Senior Centers who were honored May 30 at Center on the Hill in Washington Township. While Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services’ Aging Services has traditio…

At the 126th annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Society of the Sons of the American Revolution held in Erie, the George Washington Chapter received two of the major awards that the state society presents. The chapter received the Trimble Trophy, which is awarded to the chapter with the great…

Ashley Cumberledge, left, and Madison Lampe were each awarded $1,000 scholarships from the West Greene Lions Club at the West Greene Academic Banquet held recently at Waynesburg University. Ashley is the daughter of Jody and Jennifer Cumberledge and is enrolled in the five-year physician ass…

Town and Country Garden Club of Rices Landing presented a $1,000 scholarship to Joseph Kurincak, who is graduating from Carmichaels Area High School. Kurincak, who ranks fourth in his class of 61 students, maintained a 3.982 GPA and will attend Penn State University, where he will major in e…

Washington County Young Marines served the pasta dinner for Three Rivers Leathernecks Detachment, West View, at its annual fundraiser May 5. From left are Joyce Bailey, adjutant, and Young Marines PFC Sebastian Price, Sgt. Jason Pomponio, Sgt. Bo Chapman, Cpl. Kaylene Willard, PFC Kyra Hartz…

The Rotary Clubs of McMurray and Washington recently presented Joyce Ellis, director of the LeMoyne Community Center in Washington, with a check for $4,000 for the replacement of lights in the gym as well as repairs on the security doors at the center. This is the second grant provided to th…

The Washington County Transportation Authority (Freedom Transit) honored three outstanding drivers as its “Driver of the Year” at the Dec. 11 board meeting held at Washington Transit Center. The honor was given to Summer Sparte, Paratransit East Driver of the Year; Wilbur White, Fixed Route …

On Dec. 8, approximately 40 police officers from departments in Cecil Township, Canonsburg and North Strabane Township played the role of Santa’s helpers as they shopped for toys and Christmas presents with 130 children from the Canon-McMillan School District and their families at the Washin…

Fourth-grade students at Memorial Elementary School in the Bethel Park School District along with Memorial staff filled 70 Christmas stockings with supplies for soldiers and veterans this holiday season. The stockings were filled with items such as candy, batteries, snacks, toiletries and so…

The Train Gang of Washington County donated $500 to the Senior Times Newspaper. The money came from generous visitors to the Train Gang’s free model trail display at the Washington Crown Center, which is open from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. …

Lauren Mason and Caleb Blair, students at Waynesburg Central High School, have been selected as Lions Club Students of the Month for November. Lauren is the daughter of Doug and Sara Mason of Waynesburg. She has carried a 4.0 GPA into her senior year. She is an active member of the marching …

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