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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Redevelopment Authority Receives $600,000 to Clean Up Brownfield Sites

US Environmental Protection Agency

The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland announced the agency is the recipient of a $600,000 federal grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to perform environmental assessments countywide in an effort to address brownfield sites.

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Frontier Court Reenactment at Historic Hanna's Town

Hanna's Town Frontier Court Reenactment

Step back in time to the Pennsylvania frontier of the late 1700s when the village of Hanna’s Town served as the Westmoreland County Seat.  Hear court cases tried at Hanna’s Town more than 200 years ago. 

Gates open at 9:00 a.m.; Hours 10:00 a.m. ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Memorial Day

Memorial-Day-Jeannette-News

Westmoreland County and Court Offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day.

Posted on: May 17, 2017

Job Post - Veterans Representative

Hiring

Westmoreland County is seeking a Veterans Representative to work in our Department of Veterans Affairs.  Duties include the following: advise veterans/dependents on local, Pennsylvania and federal veterans benefits. The successful candidate will ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Reimagining Our Westmoreland Priority Issues Workshop

Chalkboard with word Solution written on it

Residents are welcome and encouraged to provide continued input for the Comprehensive Plan. This workshop aims to identify goals and actions addressing the primary issues in Westmoreland County that arose during the first phase of the planning process.

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Partners with County Land Bank for Community Greening Project

Latrobe Park Site

(May 15, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB), in partnership with the Westmoreland County Land Bank, is providing seed money to Adelphoi USA for the development of a pocket park on Ligonier Street in Latrobe. The site is a former bakery that has bee...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

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

Scam Alert Sign

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: May 1, 2017

Notice of Change of Meeting Schedule

Public Meeting Schedule Change

Notice is hereby given that the following meetings of the Westmoreland County Juvenile Detention Board have been cancelled; Monday, May 22, 2017, Monday, July 31, 2017, Monday, August 28, 2017, Monday, October 30, 2017 and Friday, November 17, 2017.

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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 29, 2017

Come to Northmoreland Park for a Free Fishing Derby on May 21!

Gone Fishing sign

A free fishing derby will be held on Sunday, May 21 at Northmoreland Park from 8:00am to 1:00pm. This event is sponsored by the Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation, the Westmoreland County Sportsmen’s League, and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

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Fishing Derby event page
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Juvenile Detention and Shelter PREA Final Audit Report

Audit

Westmoreland County Juvenile Detention and Shelter successfully completed their PREA Audit on Monday, March 27, 2017.

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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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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Juror Donation Program - Update

Donation jars with cash inside

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

Vincent Van Gogh

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 $6,000...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Commissioner Kopas Testifies before PA House of Representatives Human Services Committee

Ted testimony

Westmoreland County, PA - Official Website 

Watch Commissioner Kopas testify before the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Human Services Committee to protect workers with disabilities.

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