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Monday, January 27th, 2020
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Local News

Man in stable condition after being hit by vehicle in Peters Township

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A Peters Township man is in stable condition after he was struck while trying to cross Route 19 near its intersection with McMurray Road just after 7 a.m. Monday. Read more

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Neighbors

Train Gang makes donations

The Train Gang of Washington County made donations to two charities recently. Angel Ridge Animal Rescue received $250. From left are Andrea Tomsic, Angel Ridge adoption counselor/off site coordinator… Read more

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Washington County in 100 Objects

100 Objects

100 Objects: An ongoing series about artifacts that are part of the Washington County Historical Society's collection. Read more

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Local News

'How doth the little busy bee?' New group hopes to provide the answers

Honeybee colonies can be complicated to maintain, but a new group hopes to provide a forum for sharing information among those who are considering becoming beekeepers and those who are old hands.   Read more

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Washington County in 100 Objects

100 Objects

100 Objects: An ongoing series about objects in the Washington County Historical Society collection. Read more

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Editorials

EDITORIAL: Pennsylvania should get tougher with people who use hand-held devices while driving

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives missed an opportunity to strengthen the laws surrounding hand-held devices while driving earlier this month. Read more

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Biggest Winner

Biggest Winner: Using the Four Pillars concept

Week one is in the books for Biggest Winner competitors at the Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center, including the six-member Observer-Reporter reader team. Read more

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Entertainment

Peters musician Tom Breiding releases a new album

Tom Breiding, the Peters Township singer-songwriter, has released his 14th album, "Love Commits Me Here." Read more

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Local News

Environmentalists lodge challenge to permit for Smith compressor

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Several environmental groups say it appears MarkWest understated potential emissions when it applied for an air-quality permit the state granted last year for a shale gas compressor station in Smith Township. They lodged a challenge this month to a state permit for the facility. Read more

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Local News

Records show donations to Cal U. from builder of now-unused $10.5M garage

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In 2009 – shortly before it was awarded a $10.5 million contract to build a parking garage on California University of Pennsylvania’s campus – Manheim Corp. made what appears to have been the first of a series of payments totaling tens of thousands of dollars to the public school's athletic program. Read more

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