Angelica Good

Author Natalie Sypolt connects with university students

Natalie‌ ‌Sypolt,‌ ‌author‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌novel,‌ ‌‌The‌ ‌Sound‌ ‌of‌ ‌Holding‌ ‌Your‌ ‌Breath,‌‌ ‌joined‌ ‌Dr.‌ ‌Jill‌ ‌Sunday’s‌ ‌ English‌ ‌class‌ ‌in‌ ‌McCance‌ ‌auditorium‌ ‌for‌ ‌a‌ ‌brief‌ ‌discussion‌ ‌Thursday,‌ ‌Nov.‌ ‌7.‌  The‌ ‌Waynesburg‌ ‌University‌ ‌students‌ ‌who‌ ‌attended‌ ‌have‌ ‌analyzed‌ ‌Sypolt’s‌ ‌book‌ ‌within‌ ‌their‌ ‌ literature‌ ‌class‌ ‌throughout‌ ‌the‌ ‌entirety‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌semester‌ ‌and‌ ‌were‌ ‌honored‌ ‌to‌ ‌welcome‌ ‌the‌ ‌author‌ ‌ … Continue reading

Ryerson State Park undergoing renovations

Greene County’s Ryerson State Park is located in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania, near the border of West Virginia. The park consists of 1,164 acres of land which includes a campground, hiking, fishing, picnicking and various winter activities. The park is also in the process of revamping a swimming complex  “This project will replace an … Continue reading

Galing’s Loppencott Farms still growing after 14 years

The Lippencott Alpaca Farm in Greene County, Pennsylvania welcomes visitors every day from 9 a.m. through 6 p.m. by chance or by appointment.  The alpaca farm opened in 2005 with five female alpacas. Male alpacas were added for breeding years later after visiting various other farms. Within the last two years, Lippencott acquired a herdsire … Continue reading

Community Spotlight: The Cherry Door helps local hospitals

The Cherry Door, located on E. High Street in Waynesburg, is an auxiliary thrift shop that donates all of its earnings to hospitals in order to support various operations. The Cherry Door currently donates their earnings to support Washington Health System Greene, here in Waynesburg. They also help struggling students by aiding with scholarships.  The … Continue reading

PAMX president reflects on motocross history

Motocross is a growing sport, and continues to increase in its popularity.  “PAMX is an organization that promotes motocross in Pennsylvania,”  President of PAMX Jeff Cernic said.  The PAMX season is from March through Oct. With only a month left in the season, there are still a few more races to look forward to. Some … Continue reading

PennDOT receives automated vehicle research grant

On Sept. 23-27, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced they have received a grant of $8,409,444 to utilize.  “The intent of PennDOT’s application is to develop a consistent approach to allow for AVs to safely operate in work zones. Knowing that there is unlikely a single solution, the PennDOT proposal focuses on a combination of … Continue reading

Mason-Dixon Line Festival commemorates historical significance

The Mason-Dixon Historical Park in West Virginia hosted the third annual Mason-Dixon Line Festival this past Saturday, Sept. 28. With free admission, this event took place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Along with the festivities, a home-cooked buckwheat pancake breakfast was available for purchase from 8 a.m. till 12 p.m. Buckwheat pancakes are sour … Continue reading

County oil pull tradition continues

The Greene County Fair Grounds hosted the Lucas Oil Mega Pull this Saturday, Sept. 21, for the 20th consecutive year in Waynesburg. The admission price was $25 per person and the event took place from 7 – 10 p.m. The pull consisted of both trucks and tractors. The event included appearances from mini rod Tractors, … Continue reading

Canvas system replaces Blackboard

As students and faculty approach the new school year, they are not only adapting to new classes, but are being introduced to an up-to-date online portal.  Throughout the last three years, Waynesburg University has utilized the Blackboard program for access to grading and other  educational links. However, knowing the contract was coming to an end … Continue reading