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Waynesburg U. to hold seminar on substance abuse

Waynesburg University next month will host “Creating Change in Communities: Navigating Resources,” a networking event sponsored by The Southwestern PA Prevention Network. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 8 in the Goodwin Performing Arts Center on Waynesburg’s main campus. Reg


Greene County purchases new voting machines in time for 2019 election

WAYNESBURG – New voting machines that include paper ballots are expected to be ready in Greene County for the May primary, which officials hope will give voters more confidence in the election process.


By the numbers: Pennsylvania has 17th highest property taxes, according to new study

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Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10


Pennsylvania prisons to stop copying inmates' legal mail

To settle two federal lawsuits, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections will stop intercepting and copying inmates’ legal mail as part of its drug surveillance and security plans.


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.


Cumberland house where mother, adult son were found dead had heat turned off

CARMICHAELS – The Cumberland Township home where a woman and her adult son were found dead in December after not being seen in public for nearly two weeks had its heating system turned off, investigators said Thursday as they closed the inquiry into their deaths.


Howard's goal begins with first step

Trey Howard is treating this wrestling postseason as if it were his last chance because, well, it is. The talented senior from Waynesburg High School has been to the Giant Center in Hershey, but only as a spectator.


Pennsylvania couple accused of stealing $1.2M from church to pay for Walt Disney vacations, Pittsburgh Pirates tickets

A trusted Pennsylvania church administrator and his wife stole around $1.2 million to use on a slew of personal items, including vacations, sporting events and restaurants, officials said.


5 men shot, one of them dead near Pennsylvania Ave and Bloom Street

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating reports of five men shot near the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bloom Street. According to police, around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, patrol officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and responded to the scene.


Former Detroit Man Facing 23 Charges in Pennsylvania

NEW CASTLE, PA – A 35-year-old man, formerly of Detroit, is in custody facing 23 charges in Pennsylvania after being on the run for 2 1/2 years. According to New Castle News, Ernest Chapman was arrested by New Castle police on January 31st, 2019. 2 1/2 years ago Chapan was involved in a police pursu


Audit: Officials in 18 Pennsylvania counties took freebies from voting machine vendors

Pennsylvania's elected auditor says officials in 18 of the 67 counties reported accepting gifts, meals or trips from firms competing to sell new voting machines ahead of the 2020 elections.


Pennsylvania, Florida hardest hit by opioid crisis

The two states, along with the District of Columbia, had opioid-related mortality rates that were at least doubling every two years, in research that looked at opioid-related mortality in the U.S. from 1999 to 2016. During that period of time, there were more than 44.9 million deaths from opioids am


Authorities: 3 people found stabbed in Pennsylvania home

FOLSOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been stabbed at Pennsylvania home. But it's not yet clear what sparked the stabbings, which occurred around 10 a.m. Thursday in Ridley.


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.


Pennsylvania may sue if it loses funds to border wall

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's attorney general says he's concerned about the legality of President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and could sue if Pennsylvania loses federal funds because of it.


Presidents Pub owner to run for mayor

A Washington restaurateur is planning a bid for the mayor’s office. The Washington County GOP Committee announced Tuesday that Mark Kennison, 35, is seeking the party nomination in the May 21 primary. Kennison owns and runs Presidents Pub on Main Street.


Rosario will await sentencing in a state prison; judge revokes probation

A man found guilty Feb. 7 of a botched execution will be serving prison time for unrelated drug delivery and possession of a firearm without a license. Keith Rosario, 28, who last lived in Washington, had been placed on probation four years ago in exchange for guilty pleas to counts of intending to


Healthy tips to stop bacon your heart

February is American Heart Month, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The purpose of American Heart Month is to spread awareness about heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, and how to prevent it.


Pennsylvania Game Commission internship plants career seeds for student

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A summer internship with the Pennsylvania Game Commission helped Penn State senior Dominic Lenzi cultivate his skills in the field of forestry. Lenzi, of Hermitage, a forest ecosystem management major in the College of Agricultural Sciences, learned about the internship when a