Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Washington County approved the sale of the land last week.
Custom furniture maker Zoom Corp. is expanding and will be constructing a "contmporary building that will stand out" in Canonsburg, according to the Observer-Reporter. Washington County commissioners reportedly appoved Thursday the sale of a quarter of an acre of land it owns on Adams Avenue to Zoom Corp. for $27,000. The existing headquarters of Zoom Corp. will remain, according to the report.
Friday, February 22, 2013
The team recently won its second straight PIAA championship.
More accolades were given to the Canon-McMillan High School wrestling team Thursday—this time from the Washington County commissioners. The team and its coach, Chris Mary, are seen here after a certificate presentation. The wrestlers recently won their second-straight PIAA team championship. The team was also recently honored by hometown business Sarris Candies and came home from the championship in Hershey to an impromptu parade of sorts.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Larri Maggi was the lead vote-getter, followed by Diana Irey-Vaughan and Harlan Shober.
Democrat Larry Maggi and Republican Diana Irey-Vaughn have each secured another term as Washington County Commissioner, according to unofficial results from the county election office. Results show Maggi with 30.1 percent and Irey-Vaughn with 26.7 percent. The third commissioner seat was won by Democrat Harlan Shober, with 21.8 percent of the vote. He edged out Republican Bill Northrop, of Peters Township, by an unofficial total of 386 votes. Although absentee ballots still have to be counted, Shober remained cautiously optimistic that his lead would hold. “It’s kind of a semi-sweet feeling that I have right now,” he said after the final precincts were counted. “It’s nice to be 300 and some votes ahead after the regular county, but I’ll …
Monday, October 31, 2011
Two incumbents and two new to the commissioner post are jockeying for three positions.
Four county commissioner candidates—two seeking incumbency, and two new faces for the post—are seeking three county commissioner seats in the Nov. 8 general election. The Washington County Commissioner candidates’ profiles are in ballot order and focus on the two biggest issues facing the county: the advent of Marcellus Shale fees and property tax reassessment. Diana Irey-Vaughan (R) Seeking her fifth term, Irey-Vaughan is a West Virginia Business College graduate with additional class experience in accounting and constitutional law at Fairmont State and California University of Pennsylvania. Among her accomplishments is a consistently balanced budget and in the past 16 years, either the second or lowest county tax rates in the state. Irey…