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

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

Free signage or free speech?

At Thursday, Oct. 20th’s Greene County Commissioners meeting, two Greene County residents raised concerns over the legality of profanity in publicly displayed signage. Janice Gottschalk and Linda Winegar, both members of Greene Together, requested the commissioners form a committee that would regulate the offensive language. “Your speech is not free,” Gottschalk said. “There are some … Continue reading

Greene County preparing for municipal election

Greene County is preparing for the 2021 municipal election, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.  According to Judy Snyder, director of elections for Greene County, people who are still in line when polls close will still have the opportunity to vote.  “Only those … Continue reading

Commissioners 10-21 meeting recap: Funding updates, elections and a new podcast

On Thursday Oct. 21, the Greene County commissioners met for their bimonthly meeting to discuss broadband updates, election processes, new resignations and other business. As a way toinform the public about current events in Greene County, the commissioners are starting their own podcast. “We are excited about that,” Commissioner McClure said. “I’ve talked to a … Continue reading

Volunteer opportunities come back again

Greene County United Way, a local nonprofit located on High Street, held their first Day of Service in four years on Sept. 25.  The agency sent 34 volunteers to four different locations for service, and had a donation drop-off booth for Catholic charities, Dress for Success or Corner Cupboard Foodbank set up in front of … Continue reading

Parnell speaks at Greene County Fairgrounds

On Saturday, Oct. 2, Sean Parnell spoke at the Greene County Fairgrounds. Parnell is a Republican candidate for one of Pennsylvania’s two seats in the United States Senate. The incumbent, Pat Toomey, announced in October of last year that he would not seek re-election.  Parnell is endorsed by former President Trump, Senator Josh Hawley from … Continue reading