A media company that partners with customers, communities and employees to successfully provide trusted local news and information, whenever, wherever and however customers want it.

The Observer Publishing Co. was formed on July 24,1902, by John L. (Jack) Stewart and E.F. Acheson. The Observer-Reporter was previously owned and operated by members of the third and fourth generations of the Jack Stewart family. Thomas P. Northrop, Jack Stewart's great-grandson, is president and publisher. The Observer Publishing Company was purchased by Ogden Newspapers Inc. in 2018.

Circulation reaches readers in Washington, Greene and southern Allegheny counties. In addition to Observer-Reporter, Observer Publishing Co. publishes The Almanac, numerous monthly magazines and other special-interest publications, as well as several digital properties and related websites.

The Observer-Reporter has been reporting on Washington and Greene counties since the early 1800's. In 1963, the company purchased The Waynesburg Republican, and in 1967, the newspapers merged into the Observer–Reporter. Follow us for the latest news, sports, opinion, community info, and much more.

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122 South Main Street, Washington, PA 15301

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