Social Service League hosts 26th annual craft show

Video courtesy of WCTV, Rachel Pellegrino It’s that time of year again. Sleigh bells are ringing and holiday themed-events are beginning. Greene County residents welcomed the holiday season this past weekend with the Social Service League’s 26th annual holiday craft show.  After being cancelled last year, the event returns with minor changes including a new … Continue reading

Winter weather preview

Snow removal crews in Greene County are preparing for the upcoming winter Snow removal crews around the area are preparing for the upcoming winter weather. According to a press release from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Greene County area will experience slightly more precipitation than average, along with slightly warmer temperatures than average.  … Continue reading

Santa’s reindeer are coming to town

This weekend, Santa’s reindeer will be making a special visit to On Eagles’ Wings Therapeutic Horsemanship Center located in Fairmont, West Virginia. The nonprofit organization, in collaboration with Waynesburg University, will host its first annual “Friends of Rudolph” Holiday Season Open House on Sunday, Dec. 5, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.​​ The stables of … Continue reading

Broadening broadband access in Greene County

In September, the Greene County Commissioners Mike Belding, Betsy McClure, and Blair Zimmerman learned of news that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant was awarded to Greene County. Recently, they applied for the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) grant, and they are hopeful for a positive outcome with this one as well. “We’re in … Continue reading

Magic in hometown America

A Preview of Waynesburg’s Holiday Open House Christmas festivities will light up High Street for Waynesburg’s 13th annual Holiday Open House on Friday, Dec. 3. From 4 -8 p.m., Greene County residents can explore downtown shops for holiday deals, competitions and merchandise. As they shop, residents can participate in a variety of outdoor activities and … Continue reading

Annual Christmas parade set for Saturday

Santa Claus is coming to town this year in the style of a reverse parade. The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 83rd Christmas parade at the Greene County Fairground on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 2-4 p.m. The parade is underwritten by the First Energy Foundation and organized by the chamber of … Continue reading

Commissioners unveil new podcast

The Greene County Commissioners are expanding their community outreach into the area of podcasting. The first episode of “County Conversations,” a collaborative podcast featuring all three of the county commissioners, released on Oct. 21 on most podcast platforms and touched on a variety of topics relating to Greene County. According to Mike Belding, chairman of … Continue reading

2021 Municipal Election Recap

According to the unofficial totals on co.greene.pa/us/elections, 8,227 people out of a total of 22,007 registered voters voted in the municipal election in Greene County resulting in a turnout of 37%.The process of certifying the results began on Nov. 8 with the first signing of the official computation. The second signing will take place on … Continue reading

New memorial park hosting Veterans Day ceremony

November 11, national Veterans Day, is a day for the community to pay a salute to all veterans. In Greene County, the community has been able to host an annual event for this cause. This year, the event will be held in Greene County’s new Veterans Memorial Park.  Connie Hart, part of Greene County’s Salute … Continue reading

IDA Hospitality Grant closed, but COVID-19 loans are still available

Applications are closed and funds have run out for the Greene County Industrial Development Authority’s COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program. According to Connie Bloom, Industrial Development Authority Associate, the funds went to nine businesses throughout the county. The maximum amount that a business could apply for was $50,000. “We had $410,000 to hand out, and … Continue reading