West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute and the WVU Medicine Transplant Alliance hit a milestone achievement last week when they successfully performed the first heart transplant surgery ever in the state of West Virginia.
Shelley Hamilton Atkins never had the chance to meet her uncle, Sgt. Vernon Hamilton. Nevertheless, Atkins felt like she knew her missing uncle as well as any of her other living relatives.
CHARLEROI – A century-old collection of photographs of founding members of Charleroi Elks Lodge 494 includes names that would be recognized by local historians as a who’s who of the borough’s rich and famous.
An electric fracking fleet, a new innovation in the Appalachian Basin, is powering CNX Corp.'s national gas operations in Greene County.
Several World War II veterans were honored at the American Legion Post 22 prior to Washington County's Veterans Day parade, for which they served as a collective marshal.
To say that Chief Petty Officer Nikki Serben is balancing a busy workload is an understatement. In addition to serving as a reservist in the U.S. Navy, Serben works as a carrier for the United States Postal Service and is raising two young children.
A 43-year-old man is facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl and soliciting nude pictures of her and other girls.
The first of 11 members of the Pagans Motorcycle Club has pleaded guilty in the brutal beating in Charleroi this year of a man who had left the biker organization.
A Washington city councilman with an upcoming preliminary hearing for a DUI charge wants to partner with a substance abuse treatment center, where he recently received care, to offer a scholarship.
Hearings with department heads will continue through mid-week, resulting in some whittling of the figures in the preliminary version of the budget.
When Joan Marie Wallace suffered a massive stroke while on a Jan. 10 business trip to San Diego, doctors gave her a 4% chance of surviving.
Delicately talking finances with a family member is a perfect holiday gift, Gary Boatman says in his weekly Your Financial Future column.
For the time of year, there was nothing unusual Thursday morning about the light, steady rain over Washington County and elsewhere in the Pittsburgh region that was expected to turn into snow later in the afternoon, when temperatures were expected to coast from the mid-40s to mid-30s. For most areas, it would be the first noticeable snow of the season.
Poppy Catherine Vojacek couldn't wait for her parents to get to the hospital, and was born along the side of Route 40 in Centerville Borough, with the help of a local police officer.
A section of Pikes Peak Rd. in South Franklin Township between Grove Rd. and Bells Lake R. will be closed starting Monday through Dec. 20 so that a slide can be repaired. A marked detour will use Route 18 and Grove Rd, according to a PennDOT news release.
NEW YORK – Bryan Rust scored his second goal of the game in overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Islanders 4-3 on Thursday night in Brooklyn to end New York’s 10-game winning streak.
PITTSBURGH – The trappings of success have not changed Aaron Donald. Not the millions he’s made. Not the honors he’s won. Not the endless Southern California sunshine or the potentially intoxicating celebrity that comes with making it big in Los Angeles.
District Judge Robert Redlinger’s office, district court 27-1-01, will return to its normal operating location of 90 West Chestnut St., Suite 200, Washington, Tuesday. The office will open at 9 a.m. For more information, call 724-228-8836.
The counting of ballots continued in Washington and Greene counties Wednesday. Washington's courthouse and courthouse square experienced a sea change, but in Greene county, many incumbents ran unopposed. The races with opposition, however, turned Greene County Republican red.
The only contested race in Washington County for magisterial judge divided Canonsburg in half, as the two candidates were both Canonsburg police officers and it was a close race.
Brad Orsini, security director for the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, spoke at a conference at the DoubleTree hotel in North Strabane Tuesday.
The owner of two Peters Township massage parlors waived her right to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania state election officials were gathering information Wednesday about Election Day glitches in two counties that rolled out new voting machines, while a race for two open appeals court judicial seats remained too close to call.
A Fallowfield Township man is in custody on allegations he fired as many as 18 rounds from a handgun into his father's car before setting it ablaze.
Days before an election that would decide which major party controls a host of municipal and county offices, a former chairman of the Washington County Democratic Committee filed a lawsuit that promises to continue a long-running feud with the fellow functionary who succeeded him as chairman.
A former Monongahela police officer appeared to have reached a tentative plea offer when he waived his indecent assault case Wednesday to Washington County Court.
When the Atlantic Coast Conference football schedule was finalized, Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson did a double-take – none of his team’s first three games would be on a Saturday.
Republicans swept the two biggest races in Greene County Tuesday night, capturing both the board of commissioners and the district attorney’s office from Democrats.