Empty Bowls to help feed Greene County children

This Saturday, April 2, Waynesburg University Bonner Scholars are partnering with the Community Foundation of Greene County to host an Empty Bowls event at the National Guard Readiness Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This Empty Bowls event is meant to raise awareness for childhood hunger in Greene County, as all money raised from … Continue reading

Dollar Tree moving to Walgreens location

The Dollar Tree in Waynesburg is changing location in the next few weeks. The store, which is located on 55 Sugar Run Rd., is set to merge with the local Walgreens Pharmacy. The move is set to take place this year between the middle of April and the beginning of May doubling  the store’s current … Continue reading

New coffee shop experiences success in first two months

Carlisle’s Coffee and Sandwiches opened its doors bright and early Feb. 6, 2017. Located on High Street in Waynesburg, the shop has been a hit ever since. The shop, which is owned by Caitlin Carlisle and her husband Ken of Rogersville, Pennsylvania, quickly gained popularity among members of the community. Many customers visited Carlisle’s on … Continue reading

Observer-Reporter to host annual Kids Fest

Last year, the Observer Reporter held the first “Kids Fest” with an attendance of around 12,000 people. This year, they will be holding the second annual Kids Fest at the Washington Crown Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 25. Admission for Kids Fest is free and, despite its name, the event … Continue reading

Adult prom to help high school program

West Greene High School will be hosting a “Spring Fling Adult Prom” for adults who never got to go to prom or would like to go again. The event, which will be held on Saturday, March 25, is being held to raise money for the Peer Mentor Program, which is run by the West Greene … Continue reading

Mickey’s Men’s Store celebrates 50 years of business

Mickey’s Men’s Store, located on East High Street, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Its history began in 1967, when Dominick “Mickey” Bruno started the store on 8 West High Street, across the street from its current location. “At that time, [the store] was primarily dress clothing: suits, sport coats, dress hats, ties, shirts, that type … Continue reading

University students attend prayer breakfast

The 20th annual Greater Pittsburgh Community Leaders Prayer Breakfast took place Friday, March 17, and spanned from 7:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Hosted by the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation, the event served as a spiritual gathering for those who live in the Pittsburgh region to enjoy before beginning their work day. Because 2017 marks the 20th … Continue reading

Not all who wander are lost

Waynesburg man turns High Street into safe haven

I’ll never forget the day I met Blanford Fetterman. I was meandering in and out of businesses on High Street, a 643 meter stretch of road in the small town of Waynesburg, while taking Valentine’s Day-themed photographs for a related news story. I was walking out the door of 5 Kidz Kandy, a local candy … Continue reading

Officer honored through bike rides

Canonsburg police officer, Scott Bashioum, was killed on Nov. 10, when he responded to a domestic call. After his death, multiple fundraisers in the western Pa. area were done to show his grieving family support. To show support for the fallen hero, Officer Shawn McMinn of the Aspinwall Police Department, is riding his bike to … Continue reading

The Yellow Jacket Print Newspaper is back for a Special Fall 2021 Edition.

Pick up your copy around campus Friday, December 3! Copies will also be available at select locations around the community. Happy holidays and happy reading!