From the Observer-Reporter. Link to the original article >> by Barbara Miller Just as roads leading to ancient Rome were the paths to a unified empire’s commerce and its military’s swift logistics, the interstate highways of the United States were promoted as a national defense project with a byproduct of efficiently moving goods, commuters and […]
From the Observer-Reporter: Link to original article >> By Scott Beveridge PITTSBURGH – Experts at a U.S. Senate hearing in Pittsburgh on heroin abuse Thursday called for federal help in putting an end to addicts shopping for doctors to illegally obtain narcotic painkillers, something that has been fueling the nation’s drug overdose epidemic. Those who […]
From the Oberserver-Reporter: Four years ago, we made no endorsement in the contest between Republican Gene Vittone and Democrat Dave DiCarlo to become Washington County’s district attorney. Not because we believed neither candidate was worthy, but because we thought both candidates were of such a high caliber that voters could not make a bad decision […]
Washington County District Attorney Gene Vittone outlines felony charges filed Friday against a Charleroi man accused of raiding the neglected Charleroi Cemetery’s perpetual care fund to pay down his debts.
Originally printed by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/alleghenyneighborhoods/alleghenyneighborhoodsmore/8330049-74/police-naloxone-county#axzz3fzY58Phe By Bob Bauder Mike Fendya wasn’t looking for notoriety last month when he became the first Washington County police officer to use naloxone to revive a person from a heroin overdose. The Carroll officer said he was passing through Monongahela on June 29 when he heard a radio […]
Washington County District Attorney Gene Vittone presented two checks totaling $2500 to Canonsburg Police Chief Al Coghill and Mayor Dave Rhome. This money was taken from drug dealers and forfeited to the District Attorney’s Drug Task Force. This money will be used to help local police forces, like Canonsburg, buy needed equipment.