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Cheers: Five years in the making, Brownsville is restoring a piece of its history with a Coca-Cola mural project in the heart of its downtown area overlooking the Monongahela River. The brainchild of Mayor Ross Swords, the mural at 25 Market Street was originally painted in the early 1900s a…

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Cheers: Brownsville’s Jolena Quarzo and Ringgold’s Ryan Pajak recorded first-place finishes last Saturday in the Cal U/Marty Uher Invitational. Quarzo won the girls AA race in 18:48.9. Pajak crossed the finish line in 16:33.8. Cheers also to Uniontown’s Hope Trimmer, who finished fourth, and…

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Starting today, students will be expected to wear masks in schools and at child care facilities, following the latest mandate issued by Gov. Tom Wolf in response to a high transmission rate of COVID-19 statewide.

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Cheers: The volunteers who recently helped restore a Greene County monument dedicated to area military veterans are to be commended. The 1945 Center Township Honor Roll in Rogersville, which displays roughly 160 names honoring soldiers from the western end of the county, was discovered by lo…

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Cheers: Connellsville graduate Gage Gillott ended his summer on a high note before going off to college at South Carolina Upstate. Gillott was chosen by the coaches of the Youngstown Astros Pony League Palomino team to play for them as a pitcher/outfielder this summer. The Astros advanced al…

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Angst rightly blows across America’s financial landscape when consumers’ use of credit seems to be plunging into the excessive range.

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Cheers: Volunteers from Fayette Outreach in Fayette County stood at Five Corners in Uniontown last Saturday, handing out candy, cards and other small gifts to passing motorists. The occasion? Kindness Day. The group’s been celebrating it for four years, showing random people that even a smal…

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Jeer: The news that Richard Trumka had died last week at the age of 72 came as a shock. The native of Greene County and the leader of the AFL-CIO had been in the news advocating for the $1 trillion infrastructure plan that was approved by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, and was also actively sup…

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Cheer: Kudos to the Special Events Commission and the many organizations, agencies, county and borough departments, businesses, officials and individuals who helped make this year’s Rain Day Festival in Greene County a success. There were major changes made to the 2021 festival, the most sig…