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Memorial Day service in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies still growing

By Rick Wills
For nearly each of the past 70 years, Milton Saniga has attended a Memorial Day ceremony. “It was a beautiful observance, a perfect day. There are more and more people here each year,” Saniga, 92, of Bentleyville said of a ceremony ...

Paying respects at Cecil’s National Cemetery important part of Memorial Day

By Keith Hodan
On this Memorial Day, we honor some of those who come to the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Cecil, to pay respects to those ...

Washington County man dies in 2-vehicle accident

By Tribune-Review
A Washington County man died in a two-vehicle accident early Saturday. William R. Fazzolare, 30, of Midway may have had a medical emergency while driving on Route 980 in Robinson, Washington County, causing his vehicle to cross into the opposite lane ...

Grove City’s Fritz keeps collecting hits

By Jerry Clark
Being one of the top five batters in the nation, the leading hitter in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference was not sure he would play baseball ...

Former Ringgold guidance counselor facing sex charges

By Rick Bruni Jr. and Jeremy Sellew
A former Ringgold High School guidance counselor was accused Wednesday of having sex with a student while she was employed by the district. Lianne Danko, 33, ...

Donora residents likely to stand trial in alleged attack at bus stop

By The Valley Independent
Two Donora residents accused of assaulting Ringgold High School students at a Donora bus stop avoided the most serious charges against them. On Thursday Magisterial District ...

Washington County native to lead Farmington arts center

By Barbara Starn
Every organization operates on a business model. Shauna Soom, the new executive director of Touchstone Center for Arts and Crafts, Farmington, hopes to apply that ...

Kentucky business grabs chance to mine coal reserves in Washington County

By Jason Cato
Plummeting worldwide coal prices will not derail plans to dig out a remaining seam under parts of Washington County, the head of a Kentucky company ...

Truck slams into Washington County house; no one hurt

By Tribune-Review
No one was injured when a pickup truck crashed into a house Tuesday morning in Washington County. The accident happened just after 6 a.m. along Washington Pike in Independence Township, according to state police. A state trooper said it appeared the driver ...

Western Pa. initiative to give disabled vets greater mobility aims for $225K

By Joe Napsha
Vietnam War veteran Daniel Barry of Crafton will finally be able to pursue his life’s passions — hunting, fishing and playing with his four grandchildren. And ...

Weekend rain packs big punch in Mon Valley

By Jeremy Sellew
Many Mid-Mon Valley communities were cleaning up Sunday after back-to-back heavy rains caused flooding throughout the region during the weekend. Numerous blocks of McKean Avenue in ...

Monongahela Valley Hospital gala raises record amount

By For The Valley Independent
Monongahela Valley Hospital’s 27th annual Gala guests enjoyed a theme inspired by Ben Stiller’s “A Night at the Museum,” as they mingled with gargantuan dinosaur ...

Knitters to gather in Monongahela’s Chess Park

By Morgan Cushey
On June 13, villages, towns and venues all over the world will bloom with colorful, hand-knitted creations during the Knit in Public Day event. Last year, ...

Energy boom lifts sales of new, pricey homes in Washington County

By Chris Fleisher
Khris Soldner has never liked renting. So when he moved to Washington County last year from Louisiana, he intended to buy a home. Then came the ...

Witmyers linked to golf success spanning the ages in Florida

By Ron Paglia
Brock Witmyer knows exactly where he will be the first two weeks of July. “The itinerary is definitely set and we’re looking forward to it,” said ...

Fallowfield man accused of menacing estranged wife with kids present

By The Valley Independent
A Fallowfield man is accused of menacing his estranged wife with a knife during a confrontation on May 7. Patrick A. Willson of Route 481 was ...

Washington County jury sentences Mt. Washington man to death

By Tribune-Review
A Washington County jury Thursday sentenced a Mt. Washington man to die for the 2012 murder of his ex-girlfriend. Jordan Clemons, 26, was found guilty Monday ...

Steady growth has Canon-McMillan School District in expansion mode

By Jason Cato
Mack Fetty might not be the one to turn off the lights for the final time when Muse Elementary closes in two years, but the ...

Coroner: No signs of foul play in death of Washington County toddler

By Tribune-Review
A preliminary autopsy found no signs of foul play in the death of a Washington County toddler found in his crib Tuesday evening. South Strabane Police Chief Donald Zofchak said police were called to a home on Shawnee Drive just before ...

Families testify in death penalty phase for Pittsburgh man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend

By Jason Cato
Two fathers offered emotional testimony from the witness stand Tuesday — one still grieving his daughter’s murder, the other lamenting his role as an abusive, ...

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