Local senior centers reopen

The month of October has seen many businesses and programs reopening after locking down for several months due to COVID-19. Several of Greene County’s senior centers have opened up, including the Carmichaels Center, Waynesburg Center and more. These centers are all under the same nonprofit, Blueprints. The process of reopening has been slow due to … Continue reading

Greene County perspectives on importance of voting

In Greene County, elections draw a variety of opinions from a wide range of voters, yet, some still choose not to participate in Election Day each November. At Waynesburg University, students are encouraged to share their opinions through the different co-curricular clubs dedicated to political issues. Dr. Lawrence Stratton, associate professor of ethics and constitutional … Continue reading

Battle for the house: Pam Snyder vs. Larry Yost

Democratic incumbent, Pam Snyder, and republican opponent, Larry Yost, go head-to-head for District 50 in the PA House

In the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, the seat of the individual who will represent District 50 is now up for grabs on Nov. 3. Incumbent democratic Rep. Pam Snyder is up against the republican challenger, Larry Yost. Snyder has been serving the 50th District for the past eight years and hopes to continue for two … Continue reading

Greene County updates aerial imagery

The Greene County Commissioners Office has recently partnered with Eagleview Technologies and Pictometry International to provide all new LiDAR data and imagery of the entirety of Greene county. Chief Assessor Mary Ann (Lou) Lewis expressed the main reasons the county is moving forward with this project. “The Assessment Office uses the aerial program for many … Continue reading

Wisecarver Development Grant Updates

On Sept. 24, the Greene County Department of Planning and Community Development and Department of Recreation received $200,000 in grant money that was applied for in April of this year.  According to a news release from Greene County’s website, “the county was awarded a Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Grant to work on … Continue reading

Greene County Participates in Drug Take Back Day

Unused prescription drugs falling into the wrong hands – it’s a story the Director of the Greene County Drug and Alcohol Program John Fox said he hears often.  “Grandpa had a hip replacement and was prescribed some opioid for pain. He took them as prescribed and didn’t need them all, but just like many folks … Continue reading

Greene County hosts first Mystery Road Rally

Greene County United Way is hosting their first Mystery Road Rally in partnership with Greene County Tourism.  “We’re all looking for ways to do something fun and get people out of their homes and feeling connected,” said MaChal Forbes, executive director of Greene County United Way.  The three to four-hour drive, complete with destination clues, … Continue reading