COLLINS - Marc A., 62, of Waynesburg, August 6.
Full obituaries can be purchased and placed through the Regional Obit Center, 800-222-6397.
This year's Greene County Fair, with the theme "Fairs, Feature, Agriculture" will premiere free mechanical bull riding and a stunt show, said fair board secretary-treasurer Debbie Stephenson.
During their Aug. 15 meeting, Greene County Commissioners presented Certificates of Recognition to seven students from Greene County Career and Technology Center, as well as the Culinary Arts Instructor at CTC for their recent impressive accomplishments.
Hometown hero’s The Davisson Brothers Band are proud of their West Virginia roots and have been sharing their music and Appalachian culture with country fans all over the world. Weeks ago, the band performed for a crowd of over 20,000 in Australia while celebrating their #1 hit at radio and #1 video on CMC.
During their Aug. 15 meeting, the Greene County Commissioners presented Certificates of Recognition to members and advisors of the Carmichaels Area High School’s Envirothon Team and congratulated the team for their impressive efforts in competitions this summer.
The Greene County Commissioners attended the annual CCAP (County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania) Annual Conference and Trade Show, which was held Aug. 4-7 in Berks County.
This year marks 66 consecutive years that the Annual State Bituminous Coal Queen Pageant has taken place. Twelve candidates will compete for the 2019 crown on Sunday Aug. 18.
Each year, the Rotary Club of Waynesburg awards scholarships to worthy high school students. The awards are selected based on academic performance, community service involvement, letters of recommendation and the student’s response to the essay question, “What does the Rotary motto, ‘service above self,’ mean to you?”
“All About Orchids” was the program presented by club member, Emily Polhemus Capule, at the August meeting of the Town and Country Garden Club.
The Carmichaels Envirothon Team won the Pennsylvania State Envirothon for the second consecutive year and placed third at the 2019 NCF-International Envirothon competition in Raleigh, North Carolina.
On Thursday, Aug. 8, Carmichaels Area School District board of directors had its last meeting before the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. During the 20-minute session, directors approved resignations and new hires, as well as other details regarding the forthcoming year.
This weekend SOAR of Greene County is hosting Aviation Day at the Greene County Airport. Admission and parking are both free and attendees can enjoy food, vendors, aircraft displays, demonstrations and even free airplane rides, said Rich Judy, SOAR president and CEO.
On Aug. 8, two Greene County fire departments received funding, in honor of Smokey Bear’s historic impact on fire prevention. Jefferson Volunteer Fire Company received $4,750 and Rices Landing Volunteer Fire Department received $3,100.
“Can you imagine having 14,000 teachers across the state who don’t really have what is necessary to teach and they are teaching your kid?” asked Deana Mack, chairwoman for the education department at Waynesburg University.
Customers and employees of First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Greene County recently donated hundreds of school supplies for Greene County United Way’s 17th annual “Stuff the Bus” campaign.
Support Our Aviation Resources (SOAR) of Greene County welcomed the C-54 "Spirit of Freedom" at Greene County Airport on Aug. 6, accompanied by a color guard from Waynesburg VFW Post 4793.
Alaina, 6, and Alexis Tonsel, 9, of Aleppo show off their funnel cake. The sisters enjoyed this and all the fair's other offerings on Tuesday, Aug. 6. (Photos by Samantha Karam)
Ed De Muth had always been interested in trains. They’re even in his blood. His grandfather, Hixon Sproat, had been in charge of upkeep and repair, or maintenance of way, for the Pennsylvania and Lake Erie Railroad, from Connellsville to West Newton.