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  1. Freezing rain advisory issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | O-R Online

    The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory until 4 p.m. for most of Southwestern Pennsylvania, including Washington and Greene counties.

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  2. Local authors to hold book signingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    Jim Weinschenker holds the proof of his latest book, “Waynesburg and Washington Railroad – Second Number 4,” a history of the steam engine, at the Greene County Historical Society Museum.

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  3. Donations, volunteers welcome at humane societyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | O-R Online

    Sandy Yoders and Buster the Pomeranian, a rescue dog, celebrate the season of giving at the Humane Society of Greene County.

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  4. Create a plan for Mather coal siteRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | O-R Online

    Last week, we reported the Greene County Industrial Development Authority is in the discussion stages of developing a strategy to determine possible uses for the Mather coal refuse dump once reclamation work at the site is completed.

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  5. The brotherhood of wrestlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | O-R Online

    Have you ever wondered how many combinations of brothers wrestled in high school in Washington and Greene counties? There are more than anybody can remember, but here is a quick sampler of some of the most successful brother acts from a few area schools: Let's start with Rob and Rick Bogo.

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  6. Kids learning value of exercise, nutritionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | O-R Online

    ... with updates to the program, and helpful nutrition and exercise ideas. “Waynesburg Central is the only Greene County school participating,” Maute said, and second through fourth grades have the most participants, but all grades are ...

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  7. Beallsville man sentenced in Greene accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | O-R Online

    WAYNESBURG – A Beallsville man driving with a suspended license when he wrecked his vehicle May 29, causing serious injuries to a Nemacolin teenager, was sentenced Jan. 13 to 22 days to 5 years in jail by Greene County President Judge Farley Toothman.

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  8. Waynesburg couple charged with alleged abuse of 2-year-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | O-R Online

    ... about two inches long starting at the corner of his mouth and his right leg was in a cast. She alerted Greene County Children and Youth Services and 911 of his condition and the boy was transported to the borough police station. He was examined by a ...

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  9. Information to be released today on state agency audit of Workforce Investment BoardRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | O-R Online

    The newly appointed solicitor for the board that oversees the Southwest Corner Workforce Investment Board is expected today to release a letter from the state Department of Labor and Industry regarding its findings in an audit of the grant agreement between the board and the Washington-Greene County Job Training Agency.

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  10. PennDOT making changes on Snydera s urgingRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | O-R Online

    State Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Jefferson, said Thursday the state Department of Transportation is making changes at three Greene County intersections where safety concerns have been raised.

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  11. Precautions taken at Washington County Health Center after flu cases reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | O-R Online

    ... an increase in the number of flu cases reported. Washington County has had 1,308 cases since September, while Greene County has had 83 and Allegheny County has had 3,949, including 587 hospitalizations. In Allegheny County, more than 900 cases of ...

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  12. W.Va. man arrested for allegedly breaking into cars in GreeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | O-R Online

    ... of suspected marijuana and an iPad on Weyrick's person. According to the criminal complaint filed before Greene County Magisterial District Judge Lou Dayich, Weyrick told police the iPad belonged to him but based on images stored on the iPad, police ...

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  13. There was a full house last night at Peters Township's public hearing ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Almanac

    ... / Staff Bob Donnan presents a bottle of coke and pizza, a reference to how Chevron dealt with residents in Greene County after a fatal well explosion. David Singer / Staff Gary Baumgardner, of Finleyville, points to a map showing his home less than ...

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  14. Police say infant shaken twice; child released from hospital Monday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | O-R Online

    ... and endangering the welfare of a child. He was arraigned before District Judge Lou Dayich and placed in Greene County jail on $75,000 cash bond. The assault occurred between 9 a.m. and noon Friday at a house on Route 88 North in Dry Tavern. Police ...

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  15. Complicated by drilling boom, a chronic housing shortage in Greene County gets new attentionRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Post-gazette.com

    ... attended bingo nights - long a revenue stream for firehouses nationwide - left a couple years ago. But in Greene County, where a long-recognized housing shortage has been exacerbated by the influx of natural gas workers, the proliferation of ...

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  16. Waynesburg man charged in assault of infant sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | O-R Online

    A Greene County father was charged with assault in an alleged incident resulting in the hospitalization of his two-month-old son.

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  17. Burglar caught by cellphone app pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | O-R Online

    WAYNESBURG – The man caught by Waynesburg Borough Police while burglarizing a home at 656 Huffman St., thanks to the ingenuity of the homeowner who installed a security system that sends alerts to his cellphone, pleaded guilty to numerous charges in Greene County court.

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  18. Greensboro woman killed in Greene County crashRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | O-R Online

    State police identified the woman killed in a one-vehicle crash about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Route 88 and Greensboro Road, Monongahela Township, Greene County, as Ada Umble, 53, of Greensboro.

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  19. Art and music help students do betterRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | O-R Online

    Public schools here and across the country have been returning to the basics – reading, writing and arithmetic – and eliminating music and arts programs and language courses over the last decade, not for ideological reasons but out of fiscal necessity.

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  20. Greene County Police Are Looking For Convicted Child MolesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Greene County police are looking for a convicted child molester who failed to register as a sex offender after he was released from prison. 43-year-old Timothy Sylvester, was initially charged with two counts of child molesting and was convicted on one count of felony child molesting and sentenced in Mary 2012.

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