Homeless cats in community supported through cash bash

Catnip Acres/PetSmart Alternate Adoption Site in Washington, Pennsylvania, will be hosting a cash bash for the second consecutive year in the Waynesburg Armory, partnered with Save a Horse Stable on March 14. “We start selling tickets in January for a March event, and start reaching out to local businesses and shops as well in January, … Continue reading

Frying for funds

Fish fries provide Greene churches and fire departments will essential income

Every Friday between Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, churches and fire departments across Greene County host fish fries. These fries are fundraisers to provide a source of income for these organizations. According to people affiliated with St. Marcellus Church, Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department, Richhill Township Volunteer Fire Department and the St. Ann’s Knights of Columbus … Continue reading

Bridge named after Brian Tennant

Bridge over South Fork Tenmile Creek named just one year after the former Greene County Sheriff's death

Today marks one year since former Greene County Sheriff Brian Tennant died at age 35. Pennsylvania Rep. Pam Snyder proposed House Bill 2088 in November that would name a bridge and two roads after three local fallen heroes, including Tennant. This bill passed the house unanimously on Jan. 21 and now sits in the Pennsylvania … Continue reading

Sound solution or risky investment?

Belding and Coalfield Justice reports disagree on gas industry's impact

The Center for Coalfield Justice published a report questioning the economic future of natural gas in Greene County and the surrounding area and warns that the oil and gas industry is not as economically sound as it may seem. According to pa.gov, the oil and gas industry was Greene County’s third largest source of employment … Continue reading

Medicare made easy

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