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Widow of truck driver files wrongful death lawsuit against employer, others
A wrongful death lawsuit was filed by the widow of a West Virginia trucker who was killed while driving on Interstate 79 in Greene County. Attorneys filed the lawsuit in federal court on behalf of Gloria A. Snyder of Weston, the executrix of the estate of Michael J. Snyder, 48, of Weston.
Greene County residents evenly split on issue of recreational marijuana
Waynesburg University's Alumni Hall was nearly full Tuesday night, as Lt. Gov. John Fetterman hosted a public forum to hear feedback about the legalization of recreational marijuana use.
Pennsylvania boy fatally impaled by glass from shattered picture frame
PHILADELPHIA – Authorities say a 4-year-old boy was killed when a glass-framed photo fell from a wall at his family’s Philadelphia home, spraying the room with chards that struck him in the abdomen.
Storm brings up to 10 inches of snow to Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say the winter storm that has dumped as much as 10 inches of snow on the commonwealth has also disrupted transportation and prompted school and other closures in Pennsylvania.
Texas family reunited with their dog, found in Pennsylvania
CUMRU TOWNSHIP, Pa. - They say dog is man's best friend. For one man in Texas, losing his best friend, 7-year-old "Geno," when she ran off was heart-wrenching. Then 9 months later, he got the call that she'd been found all the way in Pennsylvania.
Red Cross assisting victims of Waynesburg apartment fire
The American Red Cross of Southwestern Pennsylvania is assisting two adults who were left homeless from Monday night’s fire in Waynesburg that damaged an apartment complex and insurance business in the 200 block of West High Street.
Washington man jailed after allegedly beating North Strabane woman
A Washington man was jailed after allegedly beating up his girlfriend and threatening her early Monday morning at her Burkett Lane apartment in North Strabane Township. Police said Antonio Keywon Jones, 41, of 398 Houston St., had been staying with his girlfriend for the past month and started argui
Waynesburg women ousted from PAC tourney
The Waynesburg women led at halftime, but Westminster scored 61 points in the second half to rally for an 88-80 victory Monday night in the opening round of the Presidents' Athletic Conference basketball tournament.
‘Oops! That wasn’t supposed to happen.’ After Pennsylvania suit, Verizon coughs up promised goodies.
That’s how Verizon began an email apologizing to customers after the Pennsylvania attorney general sued the communications giant for allegedly failing to deliver on marketing promises.
Westminster man sentenced for rape of York College student in Pennsylvania
A Westminster man on Wednesday was sentenced to serve 17 to 34 years in a Pennsylvania state prison for a forcible rape while he was a student at York College. Ethan Rippey, 23, was sentenced by York County Court Judge Craig Trebilcock to serve 7.5 to 15 years on one count of rape and 9.5 to 19 year
Fire destroys Greene County house, garage
Fire destroyed a house and garage in Greene County early Sunday morning. Firefighters were called to the blaze at 130 Goodhill Road in Washington Township near the Washington County line shortly before 5 a.m. and found both structures engulfed in flames, Waynesburg-Franklin fire Chief Jeff Marshall
Last remaining Ryan’s Buffet Restaurant in Pennsylvania closes
Ryan’s Buffet Restaurant in Hanover has closed. Assets from the restaurant at 342 Eisenhower Drive in York County are part of a liquidation auction, according to the website Auction Nation. Bidding in the auction ends Feb. 21 and includes assets such as kitchen equipment, tables, booths, high chairs
Yellow Jackets fall on the road in PAC tournament
The Waynesburg men trailed by 23 at halftime Tuesday night, and just as happened Monday in the women's PAC basketball tournament, the visiting Yellow Jackets lost at Westminster, 95-68.
Pennsylvania man jailed on exploitation charges involving Union County teen
ROCHESTER, PA. - A Union County Sheriff's Office investigation led to a sex offender in Pennsylvania who authorities said was sending lewd messages to a Union County teen. Christian Winterhalter, 45, sent nude pictures of himself to the teen and asked for pictures of her while he was listed on Penns
Masontown couple wants settlement offer vacated in federal lawsuit
The attorney for a Masontown couple who sued the borough in federal court said a settlement offer made in the case should be vacated because it required her clients to indemnify the defendants.
Commercial flight hits record 801 mph over Pennsylvania
A record breaking jet stream above New York City Monday night provided a turbo boost to a commercial flight to hit record speeds. With help of a rapid tailwind of a blazing 231 mph, Virgin Atlantic Flight 8, traveling from Los Angeles to London hit 801 mph! That could be a record a high speed for a
Slippery Conditions in Central Pennsylvania
PENN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Driving conditions were dangerous in some parts of central Pennsylvania on Wednesday. A van carrying students home from school swerved and hit a tree along Beaver Lake Road just outside Hughesville.
Washington woman charged in 2017 drug death of Canton Township woman
A Washington woman has been charged in the March 2017 drug-related death of a 30-year-old Canton Township woman. On Tuesday, state police charged Tiffany Lorraine Sloneker, 33, of 265 Duncan Ave., Washington, with drug delivery resulting in death. She allegedly gave five stamp bags of heroin to Mari
Southern Poverty Law Center counts 36 active hate groups in Pennsylvania in 2018
The state of hate in Pennsylvania exploded onto the world stage last year with the October shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh that left 11 dead. The shooting is believed to be the single-worst anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history.
Farmers Market to hold indoor event Saturday in city
The weekly Main Street Farmers Market event won’t return to Washington until late April, but it will have something of a presence in the city this weekend. Organizers will hold an indoor winter market Saturday at the Marketplace at Emerald Valley, 145 S. Main St. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 3