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Waynesburg woman sentenced for selling heroin

WAYNESBURG – A Waynesburg woman who pleaded guilty to selling heroin from the AT&T Store at Greene Plaza in Franklin Township was sentenced Wednesday by Judge Farley Toothman to five years in the county intermediate punishment program.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Waynesburg, PA, Prison

Wed Aug 27, 2014

O-R Online

Father pleads guilty to infant abuse

Bobby Jarond Sammons looks down as he is escorted from the Greene County Courthouse following his guilty plea and two-to-five-year sentence for the abuse of his 2-month old daughter.

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Related Topix: Waynesburg, PA, Prison, State Prisons, Dilliner, PA

O-R Online

Labradors doing well, were not returned to owner

This male Labrador sustained a gash above the eye and another gash on top of its head after being dragged behind a vehicle wih a rope tied around its neck.

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Related Topix: Activism, Spraggs, PA, Animal Rights

Tue Aug 26, 2014

O-R Online

Superintendents report a oegreata first days in Greene

Carmichaels Elementary School first-grade students, from left, Landon Brown, Gavin Hewitt and Savannah Black keep busy Monday doing arts and crafts.

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Related Topix: Carmichaels, PA, Education Etc.

Sun Aug 24, 2014

O-R Online

Serious issues in Greene with animals

First, we were made aware the Greene County Humane Society is “swamped” with cats and kittens.

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Related Topix: Rices Landing, PA, Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

O-R Online

Greene man arrested in local burglaries, thefts

A Greene County man wanted by state police on a warrant in connection with a rash of burglaries and thefts in Washington County was arrested Thursday as he allegedly was trying to sell more stolen items out of a stolen truck at a Greene County scrap yard.

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Related Topix: Washington County, PA, Dilliner, PA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

O-R Online

Megana s Law offender found living in vacant house in Waynesburg

WAYNESBURG – A Holbrook man listed as a Megan's Law sex offender was arrested Tuesday by Waynesburg Borough police after being found living in an abandoned house on Blackberry Alley.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Waynesburg, PA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Times News

Governor signs death warrant for Monroe man

A Monroe County man, convicted of killing his girlfriend and their child, had a death warrant signed by Gov. Tom Corbett on Monday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Monroe County, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Effort, PA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

O-R Online

How about some smooth roads?

State Sen. Tim Solobay says Pennsylvania invests hundreds of millions of dollars in Washington and Greene counties for road construction.

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Related Topix: Washington County, PA, Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

O-R Online

Some school districts embracing technology, others trying to keep up

The last computer lab in Washington High School with old computers will be upgraded with new equipment.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Washington County, PA, Charleroi, PA, Carmichaels, PA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

O-R Online

Several districts still in contract negotiations as new school year approaches

Several school districts in Washington and Greene counties will begin the 2014-2015 school year with teacher and support staff contracts still unresolved.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Washington County, PA, Charleroi, PA, Ringgold, PA, Avella, PA

O-R Online

New librarian grateful for community support

Newly hired Flenniken librarian Katie Pretz gives job search advice to college student Sean Smoggie of Carmichaels.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Carmichaels, PA, Washington County, PA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Times News

Agencies must pay back wages

The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered Pennsylvania organizations to pay $118,000 in back wages to workers with disabilities since 2011, according to records PublicSource obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Bucks County, PA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

No citations in fatal SW Pa. natural gas well fire

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration said no exact cause was determined for the Feb. 11 at the Chevron well in Greene County's Dunkard Township.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

Tue Aug 12, 2014

O-R Online

New charges filed in daytime burglaries

CARMICHAELS – New charges were filed by Cumberland Township police against Cody Andrew Gilblom, 21, of 105 Parkview Knoll, Carmichaels, a suspect in five daytime burglaries in Carmichaels last month.

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Related Topix: Carmichaels, PA, McDonald, PA, Washington, PA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

O-R Online

A mix of good and bad in Greene last week

It was a mixed bag of major news stories last week in Greene County – some good news and some bad news.

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Related Topix: Mather, PA, Opinion

Sun Aug 10, 2014

O-R Online

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf speaks in Greene County

Tom Wolf, Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania governor, speaks Sunday at the Jefferson fire hall.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Canonsburg, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, York County, PA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

O-R Online

Waynesburg girl shows grand champion market lamb

Bryn Patton, 12, of Waynesburg, took top honors Wednesday in the 4-H Market Lamb Show at the Greene County Fair, proudly showing off her 136-pound grand champion, Antonio.

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Related Topix: Waynesburg, PA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Business Journal

DEP: Inexperience, lack of supervision lead to Chevron well fire

The state Department of Environmental Protection has found that human error, inexperience and a lack of supervision may have led to a natural gas well fire that killed a contract worker earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Energy, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation

Business Journal

Alpha closing Emerald coal mine in '15

Alpha Natural Resource's closing of its Emerald Mine near Waynesburg will reduce the company's Pittsburgh coal seam production, but the company said it plans to mitigate the loss through increases at its other Greene County digging.

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Related Topix: Waynesburg, PA

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