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HIT: Nearly 50 years of experience is walking out the doors of Washington Police Department this month. Lt. Dan Stanek has retired after nearly 29 years with the force, and next week Sgt. Michael Sulerud is calling it a career after 29 years as a police officer, 21 of them with Washington. A…

HIT: After nine years as chief executive officer and president of Washington Health System, Gary Weinstein is stepping down at the end of this month. For Weinstein, his tenure was largely about expansion. Over time, Washington Hospital became Washington Health System and added outpatient, di…

HIT: It was nice to see veterans of the Korean War getting their due in Greene County last weekend. Coming between World War II and Vietnam, the Korean conflict is often seen as the “forgotten war,” but the Americans who served in that war were no less brave and patriotic. Sunday was the las…

MISS: With Memorial Day out of the way, summer has unofficially started. If recent days are any indication, we could be in for some turbulent weather. The Associated Press reported last week that in 2019 Pennsylvania has already seen as many tornadoes as it does in a typical 12-month span. A…

HIT: Before they get their diplomas, most college and university graduates can count on hearing fairly predictable homilies on perseverance, integrity and other values they should take with them to their jobs or to graduate school. Graduates from Morehouse College in Atlanta got quite a bit …

HIT: Fraternities and sororities on college and university campuses are allegedly there to provide friendship and connections for students who participate. Frats and sororities also do good work in the community, their supporters say. But Greek organizations have come under increasing fire o…

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