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Thursday Apr 17 | O-R Online

Annual Hammer In Saturday

Blacksmiths from the area will be converging on Rices Landing Saturday as the Hammer In kicks off its 27th year at the historic W.A. Young & Sons Machine Shop and Foundry on Water Street.

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Related Topix: Rices Landing, PA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

O-R Online

Duck race benefits Relay for Life

After all the ducks that were purchased for $5 to benefit Relay for Life, they were dumped from high atop the Waynesburg/Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department fire truck.

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Related Topix: Waynesburg, PA, Education Etc.

Tue Apr 15, 2014

O-R Online

Two local banks merging

Barron P. McCune Jr., left, president and CEO of Community Bank, and Pat G. O'Brien, president and CEO of First Federal, stand together after announcing the merger of the two banks into Community Bank.

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Related Topix: Carmichaels, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Brookline (Pittsburgh, PA), Washington County, PA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

O-R Online

Fewer empty bowls in Greene County

The Empty Bowls Greene County luncheon last weekend highlighted a stark reality – some kids in Greene County may not be getting enough food to eat when they are away from school.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Education Etc., Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

O-R Online

SCI Greene community work program makes a difference with house rehabilitation program

An inmate with the state Correctional Institution at Greene's Community Works Program removes debris from a crawl space at a house in Bobtown.

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Related Topix: Bobtown, PA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

O-R Online

PennDOT focusing on I-70 improvement projects

Joe Szczur, PennDOT's District 12 executive director, points out various highway projects near I-70 in Washington County.

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Related Topix: Washington County, PA, Eighty Four, PA, Washington, PA, New Stanton, PA, Bentleyville, PA

The York Daily Record

Access to southwest Pa. well blocked after fatal fire

Chevron blocked state Department of Environmental Protection personnel from accessing the site of a fatal gas well explosion in Greene County for nearly two days, according to a report from StateImpact Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Tue Apr 08, 2014

O-R Online

Man sentenced on indecent assault charges

WAYNESBURG – A former Graysville man will be required to maintain an updated address under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act for the next 15 years.

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Related Topix: Waynesburg, PA, Graysville, PA

O-R Online

First Empty Bowls Greene County a tasty success

Beckah Shenk stands beside the tables of donated bowls that were made by Waynesburg University students, their teacher, Andrew Heisey, and local ceramic artists Jim and Linda Winegar.

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Related Topix: Waynesburg, PA, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Education Etc.

Sat Apr 05, 2014

O-R Online

Technology center leads to successful career for LPN

Licensed practical nurse Tracy Russell charts information at Kade Nursing Home in Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington, PA, Medicine, Nursing, Waynesburg, PA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

O-R Online

Greene County creeks leased for drilling

Two Greene County creeks are doubling as drilling sites for local energy companies, joining the more than 1,400 acres of public waterways across Pennsylvania leased to natural gas companies by the state in the past year.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Ed Rendell, Washington, PA

Seeking Alpha

ECA Marcellus Trust I - Still An Expensive Natural Gas Pure Play

ECT units current trade at a 1.74 multiple of the 12/31/2013 PV-10, comparatively high to industry peers.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Centre Daily Times

State Supreme Court won't hear Sandusky conviction appeal

Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse Friday, June 22, 2012, after being found guilty in his sexual abuse trial, at the Centre County Courthouse, in Bellefonte, Pa.

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Related Topix: Bellefonte, PA, State Prisons, Prison

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The York Daily Record

5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday: The federal court panel deliberated all day Friday and returns Monday to consider claims by Jordan Miles, the young black man who says he was wrongly arrested and beaten, and the three white officers who deny wrongdoing.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Erie County, PA, Corry, PA

Sun Mar 30, 2014

CBS Local

Deweese Released After Corruption Sentence

A spokeswoman for the state prison system says the Greene County Democrat was released from the state prison in Retreat Sunday at 7:20 a.m. The 63-year-old former House speaker and minority leader was serving a 2A1 2- to 5-year sentence for using public employees and taxpayer resources for political purposes.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Sports

The Lebanon Daily News

DeWeese released after corruption sentence

A spokeswoman for the state prison system says the Greene County Democrat was released from the state prison in Retreat in northeastern Pennsylvania Sunday at 7:20 a.m. The 63-year-old former House speaker and minority leader was serving a 2 1/2- to 5-year sentence for using public employees and taxpayer resources for political purposes.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

Fri Mar 28, 2014

O-R Online

Jail participating in inmate sex assault hotline

The Washington County Correctional Facility has joined a consortium of counties that have agreed to provide a toll-free phone number to inmates who are reporting incidents of sexual abuse that have occurred while they are incarcerated.

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Related Topix: Prison, Washington County, PA, Cumberland County, PA, Camp Hill, PA

Philly.com

Atty: DeWeese could get out of prison today

The attorney for former state Rep. Bill DeWeese says the Greene County Democrat could finish his prison sentence for political corruption this weekend.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

The York Daily Record

Jury still mulling SW Pa. slaying at hunting cabin

Jurors resume deliberations Friday in the trial of a woman charged with having aided her husband in a slaying at a remote southwestern Pennsylvania hunting cabin.

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Related Topix: Daisytown, PA, Grindstone, PA

Thu Mar 27, 2014

O-R Online

Crews replacing gas pipelines in Washington, Greene counties

Crews work Thursday on Addison Street in Washington as they prepare the road to be repaved following gas line construction by Columbia Gas.

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Related Topix: Washington, PA, Addison, PA, Washington County, PA, Pennsylvania, Franklin, PA

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