2018-2019 News Releases for Greene County Government, Pennsylvania
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  • Lifeguards Needed at Greene County pools
    March 13, 2019 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Greene County's three public pools are in need of qualified individuals to work as lifeguards during the busy summer swimming season.


  • 2019 Dock to Lock Run set for May 11
    March 13, 2019 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Department of Recreation will host the 2019 Dock to Lock 5K Run/Walk along the Greene River Trail on Saturday, May 11.


  • Department of Recreation to present Children Adult Easter Craft Classes
    March 6, 2019 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Department of Recreation will be conducting two Easter craft classes on Sunday, March 31.

  • County of Greene / West Penn Power Scholarship Application
    February 26, 2019 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — County of Greene/West Penn Power Scholarship Application


  • Bowlby Library announces March events
    February 25, 2019 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Bowlby Library announces March events


  • Commissioners issue proclamation for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month
    February 21, 2019 | News Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Greene County Commissioners proclaimed February Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month during their regular meeting on Feb. 21.


  • Commissioners recognize local farmer for winning state award
    February 21, 2019 | News Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — During their regular meeting on Feb. 21, Greene County Commissioners presented Jim Cowell of Waynesburg with a Certificate of Appreciation for his impressive contributions to agriculture and conservation in Greene County, and for recently winning a prestigious award by the state.


  • S.A.F.E Parenting Program helps families recover from substance abuse
    February 19, 2019 | News Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Family Center is responding to the ongoing opioid crisis by offering and expanding initiatives that helps strengthen skills for parents recovering from substance abuse.


  • Department of Recreation to present AARP Fraud and Scams Bingo Class
    February 14, 2019 | News Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — WAYNESBURG, Pa. – The Greene County Department of Recreation is teaming up with AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) to bring an AARP Frauds and Scams Bingo class to Greene County residents.


  • Bowlby Library announces February events
    January 31, 2019 | News Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Eva K. Bowlby Public Library in Waynesburg has announced the following information for events being held in February.


  • Flenniken Library announces February events
    January 31, 2019 | News Release
    CARMICHAELS, PA — The Flenniken Public Library in Carmichaels has announced the following information for special upcoming events being held throughout and/or starting in February.


  • Carmichaels Envirothon Team honored
    December 12, 2018 | Carmichaels Envirothon Team
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Conservation District honored thirteen recipients during its annual awards ceremony on Dec. 12 at Valley View Farm in Waynesburg.


  • Blue Knights donates to CYS
    December 20, 2018 | Blue Knights
    Waynesburg, PA — During the Greene County Children and Youth Services Advisory Board Meeting on Nov. 13, members of the Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club...>>


  • Commissioners announce re-opening of county bridge
    December 20, 2018 | County bridge
    Waynesburg, PA — Greene County Commissioners announced recently that the county-owned Bridge No. 46 on Pitcock Road in Whiteley Township – which has been closed since Aug. 13 – has been rebuilt and is now re-opened...>>


  • Commissioners present donation to Catnip Acres
    December 20, 2018 | Catnip Acres
    Waynesburg, PA — Greene County Commissioners recently presented a donation to Catnip Acres, a nonprofit entity whose mission is to improve...>>


  • Conservation District honors thirteen at annual awards ceremony
    December 20, 2018 | Annual Awards Ceremony
    Waynesburg, PA — The Greene County Conservation District honored thirteen recipients during its annual awards ceremony...>>


  • Greene Turtle donates $5,000 worth of new toys to Greene County
    December 20, 2018 | Greene Turtle donates
    Waynesburg, PA — Christmas is a time of giving, and that spirit of giving was in full force Sunday when approximately $5,000 worth of new toys was presented to the county by...>>


  • Christmas carolers visit county office building
    December 18, 2018 | Christmas Carolers
    Waynesburg, PA — Students and staff members from the Open Door Christian School in Waynesburg visited various locations throughout the area on Dec. 18 to sing Christmas Carols...>>


  • Dunkin' Donuts Grand opening Celebration
    December 20, 2018 | Grand Opening Celebration
    Waynesburg, PA — The Greene County Commissioners joined other dignitaries and officials, as well as “Iceburgh,” the Pittsburgh Penguins mascot, and the Greene County Chamber of Commerce...>>


  • Early Intervention holds annual Christmas party
    December 20, 2018 | Annual Christmas party
    Waynesburg, PA — The Greene County Human Services’ Early Intervention program held its annual Christmas party for children enrolled in the program and their siblings....>>


  • Wayne Lumber Ribbon Cutting
    December 20, 2018 | Wayne lumber
    Waynesburg, PA — Greene County Commissioners Blair Zimmerman, Dave Coder and Archie Trader joined other officials in participating in a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Celebration coordinated by the Greene County...>>


  • County supports annual Holiday Food Drive
    December 20, 2018 | Food Drive
    Waynesburg, PA — The Corner Cupboard Food Bank held its third annual Holiday Food Drive on Nov. 29, and thanks to the support and generosity of many...>>


  • Robena Memorial Service
    December 20, 2018 | Robena Service
    Waynesburg, PA — Greene County Commissioners speak with UMWA International President Cecil Roberts and Ed Yankovich, UMWA International’s vice president for District 2, prior to a special service on Dec. 6 that was held to honor...>>


  • Bowlby Library announces December events
    November 21, 2018 | December Events
    Waynesburg, PA — The Eva K. Bowlby Public Library in Waynesburg has announced the following information for events being held in December...>>


  • Commissioners recognize Greene County residents and organizations
    November 20, 2018 | Recognition
    Waynesburg, PA — This week in Greene County, Commissioners recognized the following individuals...>>


  • Commissioners proclaim National Adoption Awareness Month
    November 19, 2018 | National Adoption Awareness Month
    Waynesburg, PA — During their agenda meeting on Nov. 14, Greene County Commissioners issued a proclamation recognizing November as National Adoption Awareness Month...>>


  • Replica of proposed Memorial Park on display at First Federal
    November 15, 2018 | Memorial Park
    Waynesburg, PA — A replica of the proposed Memorial Park in honor of United states military veterans is currently and prominently on display...>>


  • Dept. of Recreation announces 2018-19 ‘Skate & Dance’ schedule
    November 6, 2018 | Skate & Dance
    Greensboro, PA — The Greene County Department of Recreation has recently announced the 2018-2019 schedule for “Skate & Dance” events that will be held at the Mon View Roller Rink in Greensboro...>>


  • Dept. of Recreation to present children’s Christmas activities
    November 6, 2018 | Children's Christmas Activities
    Waynesburg, PA — Santa Claus will be the focus of two upcoming activities hosted by the Greene County Department of Recreation...>>


  • Flenniken Library announces upcoming events
    November 2, 2018 | Flenniken Library Events
    Carmichaels, PA — The Flenniken Public Library in Carmichaels has announced the following information for special upcoming events being held throughout November...>>


  • Bowlby Library announces November events
    October 29, 2018 | November events
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Eva K. Bowlby Public Library in Waynesburg has announced the following information for events being held in November...>>


  • Officials announce 2018 Veterans Day parades, services
    October 29, 2018 | Veterans Day Events
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Veterans Affairs Office has recently announced various upcoming parades and services that will be held to honor Veterans Day...>>


  • Greene County Connections
    October 25, 2018 | Part one: The Elections Office
    WAYNESBURG, PA — This is the first part of a series of articles that focuses on the many different departments that provide a wide array of different services in the County of Greene, for its residents. This first part addresses the many responsibilities handled in and by the Greene County Elections Office....>>


  • Commissioners announce $603,000 in grant funding for recreation projects
    October 10, 2018 | Recreation Project Grant
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Commissioners joined the secretary of the state’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and other officials...>>


  • Commissioners proclaim Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month
    October 9, 2018 | Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Prenatal alcohol exposure is the leading preventable cause of birth defects and intellectual and developmental disabilities...>>


  • Commissioners proclaim October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    October 5, 2018 | Domestic Violence
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Last year, in Pennsylvania alone, domestic violence deaths left 177 empty places at tables across Pennsylvania...>>


  • Commissioners proclaim October National Chamber of Commerce Month
    October 1, 2018 | Chamber of Commerce Month
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Greene County Commissioners recently presented the Greene County Chamber of Commerce with a proclamation recognizing the month of October as National Chamber of Commerce Month...>>


  • Conservation District Board approves 2018 GRACE Program funding
    September 28, 2018 | GRACE Program Funding
    WAYNESBURG, PA — During its September monthly meeting, the Greene County Conservation District’s board of directors approved nearly $163,000 in funding through a program designed to assist the agriculture community...>>


  • Genealogy Beginner’s Workshop
    September 18, 2018 | Genealogy Workshop
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Department of Recreation will present “Climbing Your Family Tree,” a Genealogy Beginner’s Workshop...>>


  • Department of Recreation to present children’s painting class series
    September 18, 2018 | Painting class series
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Department of Recreation will be conducting an eight-class painting series...>>


  • Flenniken Library October Events
    September 17, 2018 | Upcoming Events
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Flenniken Public Library in Carmichaels has announced the following information for special upcoming events being held throughout...>>


  • Mon View Roller Rink Kicks Off Season
    September 17, 2018 | Mon View Roller Rink
    Greensboro, PA — Mon View Roller Rink in Greensboro will kick off the 2018 season with a “Skate & Dance” on Friday, Nov 2 from 7 to 11 p.m....>>


  • Department of Recreation to offer free AARP classes
    September 26, 2018 | Free AARP classes
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Department of Recreation is teaming up with AARP to bring two free classes to Greene County residents...>>


  • Department of Recreation to offer ‘Crafty Creations’ classes
    October 25, 2018 | Crafty Creations
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Department of Recreation will be conducting several upcoming “Crafty Creations” classes that will highlight the fall...>>


  • Commissioners proclaim ‘Employ the Older Workers Week’
    September 12, 2018 | Employ the Older Workers Week
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Commissioners recently issued a proclamation to the local office of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging recognizing...>>


  • Washington Township Cleanup Day
    September 12, 2018 | Washington Township Cleanup Day
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Washington Township Yard will be hosting another cleanup day. Saturday October 27, 2018. Click or call for more information...>>


  • Department of Recreation to offer Lyme Disease Prevention and Awareness Course
    September 4, 2018 | Lyme Disease Prevention and Awareness Course
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Department of Recreation will host a Lyme Disease Prevention and Awareness Course on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m....>>


  • Commissioners present Certificate of Appreciation to Cornerstone Care
    August 28, 2018 | Certificate of Appreciation
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Greene County Commissioners presented a Certificate of Appreciation to staff members of the Cornerstone Care Community Dental...>>


  • Recent Electronics Recycling event a success
    August 24, 2018 | Successful Electronics Recycling Event
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Electronics Recycling event held recently at the Greene County Fairgrounds’ Rabbit Barn was a success, as approximately 200 vehicles...>>


  • Heart & Sole 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 8 to benefit area children with cancer
    August 20, 2018 | Benefit for children
    CLARKSVILLE, PA — For the past eight years, a local grassroots initiative that eventually became a non-profit organization has been raising money to help area children who have been...>>


  • County using grants, loan to replace bridges
    August 20, 2018 | County Owned Bridge Replacement
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Greene County Commissioners approved Thursday an ordinance for a low-interest loan that will be used to help pay for the construction and design work costs of four county-owned bridges...>>


  • Commissioners present certificates to Hunting Hills Hawkeyes
    August 20, 2018 | Hunting Hills Hawkeyes
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Greene County Commissioners presented certificates Wednesday to members of the Hunting Hills Hawkeyes...>>


  • Audit shows Greene County is in sound financial position
    August 20, 2018 | Audit
    WAYNESBURG, PA — A certified public accountant firm from Pittsburgh told Greene County Commissioners that the firm’s audit of the county for 2017 determined that the county is in “a really sound financial position...>>


  • Department of Recreation to present ‘Thankful Thursdays’
    August 15, 2018 | Thankful Thursdays
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Department of Recreation will present “Thankful Thursdays,” a monthly program focusing on the benefits of essential oils...>>


  • Official Notice of Election for Military and Overseas Voters County of Greene
    August 14, 2018 | 2018 General Election (November 6, 2018)
    WAYNESBURG, PA — This is an official notice of an General election to be conducted on 11/06/2018 in Greene County. You may Register to vote and request an official absentee ballot by using the Federal Postcard Application >>


  • Electronics Recycling
    August 9, 2018 | Electronics Recycling
    WAYNESBURG, PA — FREE Electronics Recycling at the Greene County Fairgrounds!!! >>


  • Local Purple Heart Chapter holds monument re-dedication ceremony
    August 8, 2018 | Purple Heart Chapter
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Members of Chapter 34 Purple Heart of Greene County joined other veterans on the courthouse lawn Tuesday to take part in a ceremony re-dedicating the... >>


  • Conservation District encourages residents to protect themselves from West Nile Virus
    August 8, 2018 | West Nile Virus
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Pennsylvania is experiencing an increase this summer in reported cases of West Nile Virus... >>


  • Commissioners present Historical Society with $15,000 allocation
    August 7, 2018 | Historical Society
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Commissioners recently presented the Greene County Historical Society with $15,000 in funding... >>


  • State champions from West Greene School District honored during ceremony
    August 3, 2018 | State champions
    WAYNESBURG, PA — special ceremony was held on the courthouse steps on Friday, July 27 to honor the recent achievements of two different teams from the West Greene School District... >>


  • Commissioners present proclamation on ‘Rural Retail and Dining Day’
    August 3, 2018 | Rural Retail and Dining Day
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Pittsburgh District of the U.S. Small Business Administration teamed up with various local and state officials and agencies to coordinate “Rural Retail and Dining Day” on Friday, July 27...>>


  • Bowlby Library announces August events
    August 2, 2018 | August events
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Eva K. Bowlby Public Library in Waynesburg has announced the following information for events being held in August... >>




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