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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Courthouse flag at half staff in honor of fallen New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw

Westmoreland County Courthouse flag at half staff

The Commissioners and all of Westmoreland County send our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Officer Shaw and to all members of the New Kensington Police Department.

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

2018 Proposed Budget Available

2018 Proposed Budget Cover Sheet

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires county budgets be prepared on a calendar year basis and be presented and placed on display for a minimum of twenty days prior to adoption.

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Community Holiday Meals in Westmoreland County

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There's no need to be alone on the holiday. Please see this list of area agencies and churches that will be serving community holiday meals.

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

We're hiring!

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Recent Job Postings (with application deadlines): Food Service Supervisor, Westmoreland Manor (Dec 1), Department Clerk, Domestic Relations (Dec 5), and County (Civil) Engineer.

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Veterans Court in Westmoreland County

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Greensburg, PA November 7, 2017: On Veteran's Day this Saturday, we all will take time from our day to remember and recognize the significant contributions and sacrifices that our Veterans have made for the United States and many other countries to advanc...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Notice of Change of Meeting Date

Public Meeting Schedule Change

Notice of Change of Meetings

Notice is hereby given that the following regularly scheduled meetings of the Westmoreland County Commissioners have been cancelled:

Commissioners Public Meeting and the Industrial Development Corporation Meeting of Thursday, De...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Westmoreland County to help Vandergrift raze blighted, unsafe buildings

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Vandergrift officials have reached an agreement with the Westmoreland County Land Bank to demolish vacant buildings in the borough in an effort to revitalize the area.

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Westmoreland County Overcomes PA’s Broken Child Welfare System

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Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Amendment to the Westmoreland County Community Development Block Grant Program

NOTICE OF AMENDMENT

The County proposes budget amendments to the following FY 2016 CDBG activities.

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

WCIDC Board Accepts Proposal for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

Colony Holding Companies' proposed design for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

Greensburg, Pa., September 7, 2017 - The Board of Directors of the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC), Gina Cerilli, Ted Kopas, and Charles W. Anderson, today announced their acceptance of a proposal from Colony Holdin...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

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

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Media Contact: Michael L. Washowich, Executive Director                          724-832-7248

Greensburg, PA, August 21, 2017 – We...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Land Bank Awarded Grant to Boost Community Pride in Sutersville Borough

Community Foundation Summer Interns with April Kopas

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

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

2017 CCAP Award

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.

The 2017 Outstanding Affiliate of th...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

WCIDC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony at Jeannette Glass Site

Jeannette Groundbreaking

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

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

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

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“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

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

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

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HARRISBURG -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Office of the Prothonotary is warning people about a telephone scam being used to get money or personal information.

The scam begins when the caller ID indicates the incoming call is coming from the PA Courts — ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Redevelopment Authority Receives $175,000 for Accessible Housing Programs

Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland

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 to rehabilitate single-fami...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Juror Donation Program - Update

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Great things are done by a series of small things brought together

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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. Over $10,00...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Mom Credits Caseworker for Saving Life from Addiction

Bailey Noll, Photo credit: Steph Chambers, Tribune-Review

Bailey Noll hid her heroin addiction from her young son's curious eyes.

“I never let Paxton be around when I was using,” she said.

She would lock herself in her North Huntingdon bedroom to inject the drug.

One day in January last year, she didn't come out.

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