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Gas drilling wastewater leak found in Amwell
What has been termed a "significant" leak of drilling waste water has occurred at Range Resources' John Day impoundment in Amwell Township, Washington County.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
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DEP: Wastewater leaked from Range impoundment pond
The state Department of Environmental Protection said Range Resources will likely be sent a violation notice and fined for drilling wastewater that leaked out of an impoundment pond in Washington County.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Washington nonprofit wants historic Bradford House
The Bradford House Historical Association was the only organization that sent a “request for interest” letter to the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission to take possession of the 226-year-old building from the state.
A natural experience
Brigid McElligot, 2, chooses to use stars to pre-dye her egg with the help of her mother, Julie McElligot of Upper St. Clair.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
4 to stand trial for killing 10-year-old girl in home invasion
Four western Pennsylvania men have been ordered to stand trial in the fatal shooting of a 10-year-old girl during an aborted attempt to rob her mother's boyfriend.
Suspects Charged In 10-Year-Old's Shooting Death To Stand Trial
Four men charged in connection with an attempted home invasion in Washington County that claimed the life of a 10-year-old girl were ordered to stand trial on those charges.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
CB Financial, FedFirst merger adds strengths, creates some overlap
Mary Stollar of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce talks with FedFirst CEO Patrick O'Brien at the Pittsburgh Business Times event Washington County Corridors at the Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe last summer.
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Erie County Dem group endorses Neuman for lieutenant governor
Three state lawmakers from Erie County are rallying around state Rep. Brandon Neuman, one of their colleagues, in his bid for lieutenant governor.
Stabilizing neighborhoods, strengthening communities
When orange, yellow or red papers are affixed to front windows and weeds are creeping up to knee level in the yard, that's usually a telltale sign a home was foreclosed.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Landmark tree falls in Mingo Creek Park
Generations of families have posed for photographs inside the hollow trunk of this giant sycamore tree whose branches came crashing down Sunday in Mingo Creek County Park in Nottingham Township.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Three Amigos head to retirement as C. Bennett Auto Supply closes
C. Bennett Auto Supply in Washington is closing its doors in May, and the three owners shown here will be retiring.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Caption contest 234 ... and the winners of 233
CapCon 233 made a winner again out of Pat Stay, the pride of the little Washington County hamlet of Vestaburg, who took first place for the second time in the last three contests.
Neighborhood stabilization: New lease in more ways than one
Barbara Bailey is enjoying her new home in Washington. Bailey purchased it through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, administered by Washington County Redevelopment Authority, which renovates foreclosed homes and resells them to those meeting eligibility guidelines.
Court vindicates ex-lawmaker's environmental work
Five days before Christmas, Franklin Kury stepped off Amtrak's afternoon Keystone service in Middletown, one stop shy of Harrisburg, on a return trip from an eye doctor's appointment in Philadelphia.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
California Borough settles case related to K-9
Tracy Hudak, former acting police chief of California, counted out $500 to borough solicitor D. Keith Melenyzer in a Washington County courtroom Friday afternoon, ending the dispute over ownership of Argo, the municipality's K-9 officer.
Man, 34, accused of offering 15-year-old $500 for sex acts
Authorities in Washington County arrested a man accused of offering a 15-year-old girl money for sex through Facebook.
Waynesburg man wanted in Mt. Pleasant chase
Mt. Pleasant Township police will obtain an arrest warrant for a Waynesburg man who fled when an officer tried to pull him over for speeding Thursday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
House officials hold hearing on utility rates
Now, the Public Utility Commission is working to address the issue going forward.
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.