Archive: Washington County

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Protect Healthcare & Jobs In Washington & Greene Counties

By Sarah Martik / September 16, 2023
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Quality, hometown healthcare and jobs are essential to everyone in our community. That’s why we are concerned about UPMC’s plan to acquire Washington Health System: we have seen how UPMC has treated other communities like ours. Over the last 15 years, UPMC acquired then closed rural hospitals in Braddock, Sunbury, Lock Haven, and Lancaster, and […]

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New Proposals Approved for Washington County Broadband initiative

By Paul Fedore / June 28, 2023
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Washington County officials are continuing their plan to increase broadband access in our communities. On Thursday, May 18th, the County Commissioners awarded funding to two more broadband projects. One of the projects will bring broadband to 695 residential and commercial targets in South Strabane and Amwell Townships. Verizon Pennsylvania LLC and Verizon North LLC will […]

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The Second Project in the Third Phase of the Washington County Broadband Initiative has been Awarded

By Paul Fedore / May 31, 2023
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We are currently in phase three of the initiative to bring broadband services to underserved communities all over Washington County, and the second project, which will extend broadband services to approximately 680 rural homes and businesses in Hanover Township and Burgettstown has been awarded to Comcast. In total this project will cost $8.1 million and […]

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Scattering Seeds of Community: CCJ’s 3rd Annual Seed Swap

By Allison Evans / April 4, 2023
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We are pleased to announce that our 3rd Annual Seed Swap was a resounding success! We had over 100 community members attend our swap, handed out 60 grow your own potato bags, and gave out thousands of packets of free seeds! Our Seed Swap was even featured on the front page of the Observer Reporter […]

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