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Eva K. Bowlby Library holding informational meeting and workshop on Medicare

The Eva K. Bowlby Public Library will be hosting Understanding Medicare, a meeting Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 6-7 p.m. The meeting will be an informational and educational workshop to understand the different supplemental parts of Medicare and the options they include. Kathy Douglas, staff member of Bowlby Library, said the complex nature of health insurance … Continue reading

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Commencement a 'swirling vortex' of paperwork, according to 2019 graduate

With Waynesburg University’s 196 commencement approaching in less than three months, many soon-to-be graduates are cracking down on the requirements necessary to walk away with their degree. “It’s important to maintain an awareness of the swirling vortex of paperwork surrounding graduation,” Daniel Kephart, a 2019 alumnus said. “I didn’t realize how many different steps are … Continue reading

WVU brings Block and Bridle Bonanza to the local fairgrounds

Virginia Block and Bridle Jackpot officers president Rodney Parson, vice president Holden Headlee, and reporter Layne Lassnick, are students from West Virginia University who will be using the Greene County Fairgrounds on Feb. 22 at 8 a.m. to Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. for their third annual Block and Bridle Bonanza. “We are a group … Continue reading

Mission House will discontinue service in March

Mission House on 146 W. Franklin St. is set to be officially out of commission come March. The home has served as a place of transitional housing for the homeless in the Greene County area for the last few years. Janice Gottschalk, owner of the Mission House, listed the house for sale before December, but … Continue reading

Cessation aid class held to fight tobacco addiction

Tracie Sypin, prevention specialist from the Greene County Drug & Alcohol Program, will be teaching “Smoke-Free For Life,” a new series that aids in the cessation of those addicted to tobacco in Greene County. Sypin is trained in facilitating classes and is additionally a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS). Though the course has been taught … Continue reading

Waynesburg’s Christmas parade coming this Saturday

Waynesburg’s annual downtown Christmas parade is hitting High Street Saturday at 2 p.m. Executive Director of the Greene County Chamber of Commerce Melody Longstreth has been organizing the parade since she took the position in 198. For Longstreth, the day could not work without the many hands that make it happen. “If it were not … Continue reading

2019 county electees eager to serve

Election day, which was Tuesday, Nov. 5, significantly altered the political landscape of Greene County. For the first time in 45 years, republicans will hold the majority in the Greene County Commissioner’s office, said Mike Belding, newly elected county commissioner,.  After being a volunteer politician for seven years, Belding is eager for the change to … Continue reading