1. News and Events
  1. Family Fall Funfest Sign

    Family FunFest at Twin Lakes October 5th

    Westmoreland County Juvenile Probation invites everyone to the Juvenile Court Week Family FunFest on October 5, 2017, at the Nature Center at Twin Lakes Park from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. View event flyer
  2. Hiring

    We're hiring!

    Recent Job Postings (with application deadlines): Customer Service Rep, Domestic Relations (Oct 10), Temporary Election Clerk (Sept 22) and County Engineer (Sept 20) County Job Postings
  3. poll-workers-needed

    Election Poll Workers Needed

    Play a vital role in the democratic process. Contribute to your community by helping run an election and safeguard our election process. Volunteers especially needed in Vandergrift and Hunker Borough Learn more
  4. Colony Holding Companies&#39 proposed design for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

    WCIDC Board Accepts Proposal for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

    The Westmoreland County Land Bank can now enter into a formal agreement with Colony Holding for the 6.4-acre parcel for a purchase price of $2.1 million. Read on...
  5. Senior citizens in a circle with fist pumps in sign of strength

    September is National Senior Center Month – Open Houses at 13 Center for Active Adults

    This year’s theme “Masters of Aging” highlights the many ways centers empower, enlighten, engage, and enrich individuals to master this phase of life. View Open House Schedule...
  6. We Are Hiring written on sticky notes

    Westmoreland Manor Offering Open Interviews

    Don't miss this opportunity! Wednesday, September 13 and Wednesday, September 20 at Westmoreland Manor. Additional Info...
  7. Cleared site

    Westmoreland County Land Bank Selects Local Developer’s Proposal for Jeannette Rt. 30 Project

    Colony Holding will acquire the 6.4-acre site for $2.1 million with plans to develop the site for “Jayhawk Commons” –a mix of commercial and retail space. Additional Info...
  8. Wine and Chocolate Gala

    WINE AND CHOCOLATE GALA TO SUPPORT OUR CHILDREN October 7th

    Each year, the Westmoreland Children First sponsors a large fundraiser to provide support for children under the care of the Westmoreland County Children's Bureau. This gala raises funds for essential needs not covered by governmental funds. Read on...
  9. EveryoneOn logo

    Westmoreland County Housing Authority (WCHA) joins the ConnectHome Nation initiative

    Westmoreland County Housing Authority (WCHA) has been selected to be part of the inaugural cohort of ConnectHome Nation, the innovative program to end the digital divide in public housing across the United States. Read on...
  10. Community Foundation Summer Interns with April Kopas

    Land Bank Awarded Grant to Boost Community Pride in Sutersville Borough

    The Board of Directors of the Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced that they are the recipients of a $10,000 “Boosting Community Pride” grant from the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County. Read on...
  11. Center for Community Progress

    Redevelopment Authority's Efforts Admired In Community Progress Blog

    Westmoreland County has a large, growing, aging population and a housing affordability problem. A new grant award will make it possible for the redevelopment authority and land bank to help with those challenges Read blog
  12. 2017 CCAP Award

    Pennsylvania Children and Youth Administrators Awarded CCAP 2017 Affiliate of the Year

    Each year, the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) selects an organization they are associated with as the Affiliate of the Year to recognize outstanding efforts in moving the county mission forward. Read on...
  13. Property at 207 Main Street, Irwin, PA

    Land bank sells Irwin building

    A long-vacant former restaurant and hotel building in downtown Irwin sold to a North Huntingdon man who plans to renovate the three-story structure the borough condemned into apartments on the top two floors and possible commercial use on the first floor. Read on...
  14. Siemens

    Siemens Corporation Invests at RIDC Westmoreland

    Siemens Corporation is establishing a 290,000-square-foot presence at RIDC Westmoreland. Siemens Energy division expects to employ about 200 people at the facility when it opens in 2018. Press Release...
  15. Jeannette Groundbreaking

    WCIDC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony at Jeannette Glass Site

    The event marked the official start of environmental remediation and demolition of buildings on the site. Dennis Davin, secretary of the state DCED, announced a $960,300 grant through the Industrial Site Reuse Program Press Release...
  16. Greensburg Transfer & Storage Building, Depot Street

    $600K grant aims to clear Westmoreland brownfield sites for repurposing

    “These brownfield sites, perceived to be contaminated spaces, can be converted for another industrial or commercial use,” said April Kopas, executive director of Westmoreland County Redevelopment Authority. Photo credit: Kyle Hodges Read full Tribune-Review article
  17. Scam Alert Sign

    ALERT: PA Supreme Court prothonotary’s office phone number is being used in consumer scam

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Office of the Prothonotary is warning people about a telephone scam being used to get money or personal information. Read on...
  18. Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland

    Redevelopment Authority Receives $175,000 for Accessible Housing Programs

    The Board of Directors of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland today announced the agency has been awarded a $175,000 grant through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund . Read on...
  19. Donation jars with cash inside

    Juror Donation Program - Update

    Great things have been done with the help of Westmoreland County citizens serving as jurors since the inception of the juror donation program in September, 2016. Read on...
  20. Bailey Noll, Photo credit: Steph Chambers, Tribune-Review

    Mom Credits Caseworker for Saving Life from Addiction

    Article highlights the work that Westmoreland County Children's Bureau caseworkers do every day, in assuring children’s safety while preserving and strengthening the family. Read on...
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