Joseph Smeltzer

Iovino victorious in special election

Party offices work hard for voter turnout

The results of the special election for the 37th Senatorial district—a seat left vacant when Guy Reschenthaler won the 14th congressional district race in November’s midterm elections—are in, and Democrat Pam Iovino is the winner. In an election that spanned Allegheny and Washington counties, Iovino defeated Republican D. Raja, earning 33,310 votes to Raja’s 30,741 … Continue reading

McClure making run for county commissioner

In a few months, primary season for the Greene County Board of Commissioners will be underway. After falling short in her bid for a seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives this past November, Betsy Rohanna McClure announced her intentions to run for Greene County Commissioner. A lifelong resident of Greene County, McClure— who graduated … Continue reading

Improve during 15 minutes of fame

I’m not a fan of Andy Warhol, but I’ll give him this. When he said “in the future, everybody will be world-famous for 15 minutes,” he nailed it. I’ve always believed in that quote, and became one of the people Warhol was alluding to in November 2017 when a video of myself explaining World Series … Continue reading

‘I just fell in love with the process of team building’

Basketball plays pivotal role in upbringing of assistant coach

This past basketball season, Waynesburg University added a new dynamic to its women’s basketball coaching staff in graduate assistant Jasmine Jenkins. At just 24, Jenkins brings youth to head coach Sam Jones’ bench, and also high-level experience as a four-year member and two-year starter at Vanderbilt University. For Jenkins, basketball was more than a hobby … Continue reading

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