Washington


Pedestrian flown to hospital after hit by vehicle in Washington County

The crash occurred in the 100 block of West Pike Street in Houston about 4:30 a.m.

2 days ago


Allegheny Intermediate Unit’s AP summer institute preps teachers for fall courses

These summer institutes are subject-specific and provide teachers with the support and training needed to teach AP courses.

2 days ago


Penn State helps DIYers go from farm to fork

Two classes –– Midsummer Night’s (Berry) Jam and Ferment This (From Kimchi to Kraut) –– were designed to take advantage of summer’s bounty.

2 days ago


Duquesne University plants a SEED for students to excel in science

Through Project SEED, economically disadvantaged high school students get to take part in actual scientific research.

2 days ago


Washington County food bank moving to new location

The non-profit purchased the former Country Fresh Market along Route 40 in Centerville Borough.

3 days ago


 The Donora-Webster Bridge disappears into a cloud of smoke as it drops into the Monongahela River this morning.

Donora Webster Bridge imploded

A contractor dropped the 107-year-old structure into the Monongahela River with explosives this morning.

3 days ago


Elderly Harmar man killed in Westmoreland County crash

The crash occurred at 3:30 p.m. along Route 380 at Utopia Road in Washington Township.

4 days ago


Crash kills motorcyclist in Washington County

A motorcyclist was killed this evening in a crash in Amity, Washington County's coroner said.

1 week ago


Washington County woman faces drug charges

The DA’s office said detectives found more than 50 grams of crack cocaine, 23 stamp bags of heroin, and several thousand dollars in cash.

2 weeks ago


 Mylan is headquartered in the Netherlands but has its operations base in Cecil.

Shareholder Abbott Laboratories supports Mylan's bid for Perrigo

If successful, the acquisition of Perrigo would thwart Teva Pharmaceutical Industries’ hostile bid for Cecil-based Mylan.

2 weeks ago


State hearing board denies claim that gas well contaminated water supply in Washington County

Loren Kiskadden was hoping to overturn a state Department of Environmental Resources decision and get his water supply replaced.

3 weeks ago


Greensburg man charged in three bank holdups

In a written statement, the FBI said, John D. Manning confessed to the robberies and wrote, "I know what I did is wrong and I am sorry."

3 weeks ago


 Non-perishable food is ready to be sorted sort at Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in November. The food bank started its summer food service program in 2009.

No vacation for hunger: Summer food programs feel the heat

Organizations across the Pittsburgh region pool new funding and tactics to pick up where school meals left off.

3 weeks ago


 Workers tie down half of the roof of the Wexford Post Office Deli, which was removed for transport to the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum where it will be on display.

Wexford Post Office Deli moves to Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

A longtime Pine landmark has moved to Washington County, where it will be a new historical attraction.

3 weeks ago


Damage at Washington City Mission worse than originally thought

“In terms of our normal operations, the situation is far more grim than we thought," said CEO and president Dean Gartland.

3 weeks ago


 CEO and president Dean Gartland says 58 men were displaced by a fire that damaged the Washington City Mission in Washington, Pa.

Community rallies around fire-damaged mission

Donations have been pouring in for the nearly 60 homeless further displaced by the fire at the Washington Pa. shelter.

3 weeks ago


Peters approves safe "exchange zone" for residents

Residents will now have a beefed-up, safe "exchange zone" in Peters for dropping off children or meeting online business partners or dates.

3 weeks ago


State police search for minivan, driver involved in Washington County hit-run

Police said the older model, blue minivan sustained damage to the driver’s side rear-door area.

3 weeks ago


 Mylan is run from Cecil, Washington County, but reincorporated in the Netherlands earlier this year.

Teva Pharmaceutical says its offer to buy Mylan is 'strong and serious'

Teva’s proposal “offers exceptional opportunity for Mylan’s and Teva’s stockholders and other stakeholders,” Teva’s CEO said.

3 weeks ago


Man killed in vehicular crash in Washington County

George Raymond Jucha, Jr. of Moon was eastbound on Route 22 in Robinson at about 12:45 a.m. when his vehicle was struck head-on.

4 weeks ago


 The Wexford Post Office Deli, a longtime fixture in Wexford, makes its way southbound on I-79 near the Mt. Nebo Road exit, en route to its new home at to the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum near Washington early on Saturday morning.  The building was originally constructed in 1908 as a trolley passenger/freight station serving the village of Wexford. It will be restored as useable space to further the trolley museum's educational mission.

Wexford Post Office Deli takes a trip to its new home in Washington County

A longtime landmark in Pine is becoming a new historical attraction at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum in Chartiers, Washington County.

4 weeks ago


Three charged after large brawl in Washington County

Police said on May 9 they responded to a report of a large fight in the middle of a lot on Henderson Street in Washington, Pa.

4 weeks ago


Rabies, coyotes and ticks, oh my! Perils abound in the backyard this summer

Wild animals, birds and bugs can be a danger to people and their pets during warm weather, when more time is spent outdoors.

1 month ago



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