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

Annual ’50s Fest creates memories for locals and more

Editor’s Note: Some of these photographs have been enhanced before publication. Last month, Waynesburg Prosperous and Beautiful hosted its 19th annual ‘50s Fest and Car Cruise. The show attracts local attention each year, as cars line the streets of Waynesburg for the event.  Doug Wilson, professor of communication at Waynesburg University and on-air talent for … Continue reading

Local childcare affected by COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a slew of regulations that impact almost every aspect of our lives, and childcare is no exception. Childcare centers across the country have been forced to change the way that they operate due to new restrictions aimed at curtailing the pandemic, the same is true for businesses in Waynesburg. … Continue reading

Local historic machine shop offers tours

Some activities such as going to the movies, shopping at the mall, mini golfing or going to the museum were all closed, due to COVID-19 restrictions. A common activity to do on a rainy day, exploring a museum and learning about different topics, art and artifacts from past history is, however, available again.  Many of … Continue reading

Greene County in need of foster homes

Approximately 13,000 – 15,000 Pennsylvanian children are currently in foster care and part of the child welfare system, according to the Pennsylvania State Resource Family Association. According to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System, that is a 9.6% increase from 2013.  “The biggest issue is the lack of foster homes in our … Continue reading

A walk for Mullen

On August 6th of 2019, Michael Mullen, a recent graduate of Jefferson-Morgan High School, took his own life. Michael lettered in football and band during his time in high school. He had a loving family and had many friends in school. The community was heart broken and shocked to hear about  the loss of Michael. … Continue reading

Why the Census is so important

The United States Census 2020 is a count of every person in the United States of America and it’s five territories, according to their website. As it is mandated in the U.S. Constitution: Article 1, Section 2, the reason the Census exists isn’t just to count the population, but it can be used to help … Continue reading