2017 News Releases for Greene County Government, Pennsylvania




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2017 News Release Notices for Greene County Government
Office of the Greene County Commissioners


Contact Person: JoAnne Marshall, Commmunications Director/Tourism (724-627-8687)
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m., Monday—Friday

Current News Releases:
(Listed in descending order by date) -- Click on subject to open News Release document:
  • Greene County Sheriffs Office Arrest Wanted Woman, Find Drugs
    February 16, 2017 | Press Release
    GREENE COUNTY, PA — Following up on an anonymous tip, Deputies from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office were headed to a residence to search for Tammy L Yakubec. A warrant had been issued for Yakubec after she failed to appear in court for Possession of a controlled substance charges. >>


  • Conservation District hosting manure management workshops
    February 13, 2017 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Conservation District will host three free workshops for local farmers and livestock owners about writing manure management plans in March and April. >>


  • Recreation hosts Ladies Vendor Dayz
    February 2, 2017 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Department of Recreation will host a free Ladies Dayz Vendor Series that kicks off on Sunday, Feb. 19. >>


  • Rotary Club accepting scholarship applications
    January 1, 2017 | Rotary Club of Waynesburg | Press Release
    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 the essay question, >>


  • 27th Annual Chamber scholarship (applications now available)
    February 1, 2017 | Waynesburg Area Chamber of Commerce | Press Release
    The Waynesburg Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications from graduating seniors for the 27th Annual Chamber of Commerce Scholarship they will award this May in the amount of $1,500. In addition, the winner will receive a Laptop compliments of PCsquared in Waynesburg. >>


  • Candidates' informational meeting set for Feb. 7, 2017
    January 31, 2017 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Greene County residents that are interested in running for county, municipal or school district office this year, are being asked to attend an informational meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017at 5:30 p.m. >>


  • Recreation offers self-defense program
    January 24, 2017 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Department of Recreation will host a six-week Women’s Self-Defense program on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 19. >>


  • County clay target team to hold registration
    January 19, 2017 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Hunting Hills Hawkeyes, Greene County’s Scholastic Clay Target Program team, will hold registration for its ninth season Sunday, Jan. 29, at Building No. 9 at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Waynesburg. >>


  • Greene County Sheriff's Office to continue late hours for Gun Permits
    January 13, 2017 | Press Release
    Waynesburg, PA — An expressed concern from the public is that it is difficult for those who work during the day and are interested in applying for a gun permit to make it to the court house during our normal business hours. >>


  • Greene County Sheriff's 2016 Activity Report
    January 11, 2017 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Greene County Sheriff Brian Tennant reports his year-end activities for 2016:
      • Civil Actions Processed: 532
      • Civil Actions Served: 491

      • Real Estate Sale Processed: 49
      • Real Estate Sale Served: 70

      • Personal Property Processed: 28
      • Personal Property Served: 34

      • Protection from Abouse Processed: 130
      • Protection from Abuse Served: 102

      • License to Carry Concealed Processed: 1371
      • License to Sell Firearms Processed: 10
      • Warrants Processed: 247

      • Outside Agency Assist: 33 (Local Police Department, State, Probation/Parole/FBI)

      • County Transports: 157

      • SCI Inmate Transports: 99

      • Traffic Stops: 290

      • Mileage traveled by Deputies in 2016: 37,441


  • Chair of Honor Ceremony
    January 10, 2017 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Commissioners and the Greene County Court of Common Pleas along with Rolling Thunder worked together to bring the PIA/MIA Chair of Honor Program to Greene County. >>


  • Greene County Sheriff's Office arrests wanted man
    January 5, 2017 | Press Release
    GREENE COUNTY, PA — Acting on an anonymous tip, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office apprehended Briar Jones Wednesday, January 4, 2017 on a warrant issued out of Marshall County, WW. The warrant was issued in November 2016 and multiple agencies have been searching for him since its issuance. Jones was taken into custody late Wednesday afternoon on a well pad access road in the Windy Gap area of Aleppo Township, Greene County, PA, without incident. >>


  • Recreation offers Craft Classes
    January 3, 2017 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — Come in out of the cold and get inspired with Crafty Creations. The Greene County Department of Recreation is offering a series of craft classes with a different project each time including two "Mommy and Me" activities. >>


  • Get Fit in 2017
    December 22, 2016 | Press Release
    WAYNESBURG, PA — The Greene County Department of Recreation’s winter exercise session kicks off on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. with a free Intro to Exercise class. Certified instructors will demonstrate each of their class formats for ten minutes allowing participants to learn more, >>


  • Community groups come together after local flooding
    December 2016 | Greene County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) | Press Release
    Representatives from Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Greene County Emergency Management Agency have gathered together local agencies, churches and other community organizations to address the needs and issues facing those affected by the flooding which occurred December 18th. Greg Leathers, Greene Co. EMA Director, briefed the organizations on the situation following flooding that affected dozens of homes and families across Greene County. The United Way, Community Action Southwest, Salvation Army, Greene Co. Human Services, Catholic Charities, United Methodist Church, Greater Waynesburg Christian Outreach, Lions Club, and others were among those present. >>


  • Roller rink to open Oct. 28 with 'Skate & Dance'
    October 14, 2016 | Press Release
    GREENSBORO, PA — Mon View Roller Rink in Greensboro will kick off the 2016-17 season with a "Skate & Dance," scheduled for 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28. Admission for the all-ages event is $8 per person. >>


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