“Buy Local, Buy Greene,” local economic action

“Unleashing the power of the consumer dollar in Greene County” is the slogan for the Waynesburg Prosperous and Beautiful initiative: Buy Local, Buy Greene. Buy Local, Buy Greene is a network of local businesses in Greene County, started in 2013, that keeps the public informed on where to shop and encourages commerce between small businesses … Continue reading

Survival as a new small business in a small town during COVID-19

ManKind Gentleman's Cuts, located on High Street in Waynesburg, faced trials though the state-mandated shutdowns

A walk down High Street, downtown Waynesburg, can reveal a candy store, a pizza place, several banks, a few clothing shops and a dance studio. This is only a small portion of what businesses reside in the borough. However, in Waynesburg, not all the businesses stay for very long. Waynesburg used to be home to … Continue reading

Local body and frame shop celebrate 60 years

Wade’s Body & Frame Shop has been serving Waynesburg’s automotive needs since 1960. The local business is located on N. Maiden St. and is one of multiple automotive shops in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. This year marks the business’ 60th anniversary. To celebrate, Wade’s Body & Frame Shop hosted a “60th Anniversary Celebration” on Fri., Oct. 30, … Continue reading

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

Paranormal activity in Greene County

Greene County Historical Society home to spirits of the past

Video courtesy of WCTV, Madison Strunk Screams, footsteps and crashing objects are just a few of the frequent experiences that have spooked the staff at The Greene County Historical Society. Not to mention, the shirts that have been tugged on, apparitions that have been sighted and the various “gifts” left behind by spirits of those … 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