Observer-Reporter - 15301
Saturday, August 24th, 2019


Hits and Misses

HIT: Since the greed-is-good days of the mid-1980s, many companies have held to the idea that what matters most is maximizing shareholder value – that holders of stock in a company should be satisfie… Read more

Local News

There's an app for that: Washington County Human Services

The Washington County Human Services Task Force has released an app for smartphones and tablet computers. Read more

Local News

It's the most wonderful time of the year, all year

Too early for Christmas? Not for Santa’s elves in Canonsburg, who have been working year round to make sure this year’s Christmas celebration is bigger and brighter than ever before. Read more

Local News

Township, property owners at odds over 'event barn'

The owners of Willow Creek Manor and  Nottingham Township are asking Washington County Court to decide a disagreement about how the Sundust Road property can - or can't = be used.     Read more

Local News

Pittsburgh woman killed in Peters Township crash


A Pittsburgh woman was fatally injured when her car struck a tree in Peters Township Thursday afternoon. Read more

Local News

Dress for Success launches new mobile unit

The clothing charity Dress for Success Pittsburgh's South service area has gone mobile. Read more

Beth Dolinar

Morning decision determines my looks

Here’s my morning dilemma: Do I spend the seven extra minutes sleeping, eating breakfast, loading the dishwasher or making myself more presentable? Read more

Local News


An article published in the Aug. 22 edition incorrectly identified Tervita, a Canadian company, as the owner of the Westmoreland Sanitary Landfill. That company sold the disposal site a few years ago… Read more


EDITORIAL: Could cannabis be a cancer fighter?

Critics of legalized medical marijuana sometimes argue that there’s no solid proof that the substance is effective in treating or curing any diseases. They might have to change their tune. Read more

Local News

South Park man ordered to trial in threats against police

A South Park man who was shot by a Monongahela police officer was ordered Thursday to face trial for threatening a police officer who was guarding him in a Pittsburgh hospital. Read more

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