George Washington once served in the army of the British monarch the American Revolution overthrew, and Waterford, Erie County, commemorated this part of the first president's life with a statue.
Staff Writer Barbara S. Miller is a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College. She covers Washington County government, courts and general assignments.
After a brief introductory meeting in November with the new warden, the Washington County Prison Board convened a lengthy session Dec. 16 via Zoom teleconference.
Washington County President Judge Katherine B. Emery will be retiring from that position, so there will be an election next year to fill the vacancy in Common Pleas Court.
The economic consequences of the novel coronavirus pandemic have magnified the need to get food to people in need, so Washington County is seeking improvement through the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
Traffic across the Canonsburg Lake Bridge has been detoured since Dec. 7, and while birdwatchers and photographers can still be on the lookout…
The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank will be taking a look at distribution of U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities in Washington County.
Although Katherine B. Emery is stepping down as Washington County president judge, she expects to preside over cases next year as a senior judge housed in a different courtroom.
Due to the resurgence of the novel coronavirus, those planning to visit the Courthouse Square office building in Washington must call most of the individual offices to make appointments. An exception is those seeking licenses to carry concealed weapons, which is handled by the sheriff's department.