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  1. Court casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | O-R Online

    WAYNESBURG – A number of criminal defendants pleaded guilty last week before Greene County President Judge Farley Toothman and were sentenced.

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  2. Coder wins second nomination for Greene County commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | O-R Online

    WAYNESBURG – The second Democratic nomination for Greene County commissioner was won by Dave Coder, a former county commissioner, who bested incumbent Commissioner Chuck Morris by 18 votes in Tuesday's primary election.

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  3. Plans to reopen the landfill at Hatfielda s Ferry Power Plant opposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    ... Hatfield's Ferry site. “I don't want this in my backyard,” said Ken Dufalla, president of the Greene County Izaak Walton League and one of the many who spoke against the plan. “If you think it's so safe, put it in your ...

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  4. O-R news staff wins statewide, regional awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    ... Jim McNutt, photographers; Nick Kratsas, online editor; and Robert Loar, web developer. Jon Stevens, former Greene County bureau chief, was also part of the team. The staff also won four Keystone Press Awards, in addition to the honorable mention ...

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  5. Greene County grants sought for sewer upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    WAYNESBURG – Projects that involve making improvements to water and sewer systems and repairing a community center were among those cited by municipal officials Wednesday in requesting funding from Greene County's Community Development Block Grant program.

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  6. Fare increase proposed for Greene County transit ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    Greene County Transportation Services vans sit parked at the transit agency's garage in Franklin Township.

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  7. Rices Landing optometrist pleads no contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    WAYNESBURG – A Rices Landing optometrist, originally charged with insurance fraud and other charges, pleaded no contest last week to a charge of forgery and was sentenced by Greene County President Judge Farley Toothman to 30 months in the county intermediate punishment program.

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  8. Trinity student wins national financial essay awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | O-R Online

    ... prize likely is the pizza party Jake won for his class. Jake Hancher wasn't the only winner with Washington or Greene County ties. Liam Ryan, business and information technology teacher at Waynesburg Central High School, received the Sophia ...

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  9. Average voter turnout expected in Greene CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | O-R Online

    WAYNESBURG – Greene County election officials are expecting turnout for today's primary to be similar to recent off-year elections.

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  10. Zimmerman wins nomination for Greene County CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | O-R Online

    WAYNESBURG – Incumbent Greene County Commissioner Blair Zimmerman won one of the Democratic nominations in Tuesday's primary election but the second nomination was too close to call and might not be decided until Wednesday.

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  11. Dayich, Grimes win nominations for Greene County judgeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | O-R Online

    ... Waynesburg, and Grimes, 42, an attorney from Center Township, will now face off in the general election for Greene County Court of Common Pleas judge. The position became vacant when William Nalitz retired from his position in December. “I'm ...

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  12. Good candidates to choose from in Greenea s county commission raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | O-R Online

    In Tuesday's primary election, Republicans in Greene County have two candidates on the ballot for the county's Board of Commissioners, in incumbent Archie Trader and newcomer Keith McClure.

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  13. United Way receives $33k grant from hospital foundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | O-R Online

    From left, Greene County United Way President Chad Moore, Greene County Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director David Jones, Greene County United Way Executive Director Barbara Wise and Greene County Memorial Hospital Foundation President Sheila Stewart.

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  14. PleadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | O-R Online

    WAYNESBURG – A number of criminal defendants pleaded guilty Monday and Tuesday before Greene County President Judge Farley Toothman and were sentenced.They included: Brandan Alan Hepner, 27, of 146 Main St., Graysville; offenses - driving under the influence of alcohol, disorderly conduct, harassment; two counts of simple assault were ... (more)

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  15. Former Brave water authority treasurer pleads guilty to stealing $69KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | O-R Online

    ... than $69,000 from the authority. Carolyn E. Hillberry, 56, of 121 Freedom Street, Brave, pleaded guilty before Greene County President Judge Farley Toothman to all charges against her, which included one count of theft and 116 counts of forgery. ...

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  16. Several entered into ARD programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | O-R Online

    WAYNESBURG – Several criminal defendants were entered into the accelerated rehabilitative disposition program Monday by Greene County President Judge Farley Toothman.

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  17. Running man takes to Waynesburga s streets to fundraise for cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | O-R Online

    ... of athletic feats in the last eight years to raise money for the American Cancer Society. hours, crossing Greene County north to south then east to west; another year, he ran 65 miles from Mt. Morris to Pittsburgh in 13 hours and 45 minutes. Hardie, ...

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  18. Canonsburg police pilot heroin antidote programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | O-R Online

    Dr. Mitch West said he hopes more police departments come forward to accept his and others' offer to train and provide fast-acting heroin antidotes, like Narcan.

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  19. Rogersville horse rescue farm needs a helping hoofRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | O-R Online

    ... share the story of what Moore and her posse of friends and family have been doing for more than 30 years? In Greene County, the humane society receives its share of calls about horses starving in pastures or tied to trees with nothing to eat or ...

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  20. Drug overdose deaths continue to rise in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | O-R Online

    ... the use of illegal drugs, including heroin, according to the report. There were 10 overdose deaths in 2014 in Greene County. Half of those deaths involved people who were between the ages of 51 to 60, and the vast majority of them were men. About a ...

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