Rachel Pellegrino

Historical Society to host 48th Harvest Festival

The Greene County Historical Society Museum will host their 48th annual Harvest Festival Saturday, Oct. 12, to Sunday, Oct. 13. The events will start at 10 a.m. both days and will commence at 5 p.m.  After 48 years of Greene County hosting the annual Harvest Festival, people still look forward to coming year after year. … Continue reading

Farmer notices climate change

Shields Herb and Flower Farm has provided Greene County with plants of all types since 1982.  “Since then, we’ve definitely noticed a change,” said Alex Shields, the son of the owner Leigh Shields. The change Shields is talking about is a rising global temperatures.  The Department of Environmental Protection of Pennsylvania reported the state’s climate … Continue reading

Muddy Creek bridge for sale

Back in 1903, Penn Bridge Company of Beaver Falls constructed a 40’ long and 13’ wide pony truss bridge in Greene County, PA. It was used by local residents to not only drive their horse and buggies over Muddy Creek but to also transport farm animals across the water.  After a century of transporting people, … Continue reading

In the news: Three notable headlines

  1. Pennsylvania state Senator charged with child pornography allegations Pennsylvania state Senator, Michael Folmer, resigned Wednesday, Sept. 18, after the police had found child pornography on his phone. Earlier in the week police had received a tip from Tumblr about a user who uploaded child pornography. This tip was then traced to Folmer’s home and … Continue reading

SAB and Aladdin join forces for late night breakfast

Waynesburg University’s Student Activities Board hosted this year’s first Late Night Breakfast Friday, Sept. 13. At 10 p.m. Students lined up in the Beehive for a variety of breakfast foods, which were served by students on the SAB board.  Ivy Allen, SAB chairperson for athletic fun and fitness, was the SAB point-person for the event. … Continue reading

Officer Shawn Wood reflects on 18 years of experience

When asked about Officer Shawn Wood, full-time patrolman, Chief of Police Thomas Ankrom said, “we’re lucky to have him here.” “Officer Wood is an 18 year veteran of the police department,” Ankrom said. “He was born and raised in Waynesburg and ended up policing his hometown.” Wood’s whole life has been centered around this hometown, … Continue reading

Everett returns for another performance

Live music, freshly squeezed lemonade and iced coffee can only mean one thing: Noon Tunes is back. The Student Activities Board hosted this semester’s first Noon Tunes Tuesday, Sept. 3. Students gathered outside the Stover Campus Center to hear live music from Steve Everett, singer and songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee. Everett has performed at various … Continue reading