REAL ID deadline pushed back

Like many things, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the date that REAL IDs go into effect. Although the deadline was originally October 1, 2020, the deadline was moved to October 1, 2021.  According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) website, REAL IDs are the drivers licenses that meet standards imposed at the federal level. … Continue reading

Local Drive-In Teaches Environmental Justice

With everything that has happened in the past couple months, lockdowns, shortages and a skyrocketing unemployment, safety and health of families is at the forefront of peoples’ minds. Unfortunately, COVID-19 is not the only threat to safety and well-being. There are terrifying environmental issues going on in today’s world. Climate change and fossil fuel extraction … Continue reading

Greene County Emergency Relief Fund

Relief fund helps nonprofits through difficult times

Greene County United Way Executive Director MaChal Forbes said 2020 has shown our community two things: the world as we know it can shift in an instant and how valuable Greene County nonprofits and their services are to our community. To address the needs of local nonprofits during these unprecedented times, the Community Foundation of … Continue reading

Selfie Scavenger Hunt

A new way to get up and active during the pandemic

After months of being in a stay at home order with little to do, the Greene County United Way felt that it was time to get the community involved again. “We wanted to figure out a way that we could safely … do something to get people out of the house and around the community, … Continue reading

Rep. Pam Snyder continues fight for corrections officers

On Jan. 23, a bill giving corrections officers a voice in parole hearings unanimously passed the Pennsylvania House. This bill, H.B. 44, was part of Rep. Pam Snyder’s push towards protecting corrections officers. Snyder is moving the fight from her role in the House into the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. “Our corrections officers have a … Continue reading

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