Local library hosts chili cook-off

Event held for community members at the Bowlby Library “It’s a beautiful day for chili,” Chili Cook-Off contestant Mark Hayes said. Arguably the best time for chili is when the weather is snowing or it is colder outside. Saturday’s weather followed that recipe as the Eva K. Bowlby Public Library held its Chili Cook-Off event. … Continue reading

Two arrested in local homicide case

Police have released details in the double homicide case that opened on Valentine’s Day. Waynesburg police arrested and charged Cortland J. Rogers, 28, and Shawna M. Smith, 23, both from Waynesburg, for the deaths of Judy Hunter and Kevin Williford. Waynesburg police said they arrested Rogers and Smith earlier the same day the bodies were … Continue reading

Bowlby Library hosts puzzle competition

Think you can complete a 500 piece puzzle in under three hours? Well, Greene County residents Amanda Edwards and Julia Broskey just proved that they can do it in an hour and 22 minutes. The feat was achieved by the pair at Eva K. Bowlby Library’s monthly puzzle competition held on Saturday, Feb. 12.  For … Continue reading

Police investigate shooting deaths

The Waynesburg Borough police and state police responded on Monday to an incident on Morris Street where two people were found deceased, according to patrolman Nathan Hamilton. According to the county coroner, the autopsy was completed on Tuesday at 11 a.m.  Coronor Gene Rush said that both died of gunshot wounds to the head, but … Continue reading

Local library launches children into STEM program

On Thursday, Feb. 10, the Eva K. Bowlby Public Library will hold its monthly STEM class at 5 p.m.  This will be the final monthly class held now that the library is transitioning the class time to  every Thursday evening at 5 p.m. The change will start in March and extend until early May. “We … Continue reading

Riders rally for annual event

34th annual Greene County Motorcycle Swap Meet takes place February is an early time to start thinking about riding motorcycles in chilly southwestern Pennsylvania. Not in Greene County though. This year marked the 34th year that the Deter family has hosted its Motorcycle Swap Meet event on the first Sunday in February. “The reason that … Continue reading

Phil says six more weeks

The world-famous Punxsutawney Phil has officially seen his shadow and predicted that there are still six more weeks of winter to come. On Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 7:25 a.m. Phil cast his prediction to local, national and international visitors and television viewers alike. The tradition of Groundhog Day dates back over 100 years. “German settlers … Continue reading

Greene County Conservation District on the 2022 Water Quality Report

Although every county has some degree of ‘impaired’ water according to the 2022 Pennsylvania Integrated Water Quality Report, Greene County is faring better than surrounding counties due largely to efforts by the Conservation District of Greene County. The 2022 Pennsylvania Integrated Water Quality Report was released last week and provided information regarding water quality from … Continue reading

Catnip Acres recovers after fire 

Several local businesses are trying to find ways to recover in the wake of a recent commercial building fire.  Two weeks ago, a fire destroyed a building in downtown Waynesburg. As previously reported, there were no reported injuries, and the cause of the fire is still undetermined. “The entire [Catnip Acres Surgery] clinic burned down. … Continue reading

Carmichaels Area esports team hosts Minecraft tournament

As esports gains a popular reputation within the country’s schools, local Greene County schools, such as Carmichaels Area School District, decided to see what the talk is all about. With their own esports team, Carmichaels Area School District hosted their second annual Minecraft Tournament on Friday Jan. 21. Due to the decline in interest in … Continue reading