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Posted on: April 16, 2014

Public Invited to Share Input on Transportation Priorities for Long-Range Planning

PA Dept of Transportation

The public is invited to share their feedback on transportation priorities and investments through a survey as part of PennDOT’s efforts to update the state’s Long Range Transportation Plan and develop the state’s first-ever... Read on...

PAOnTrack website and survey link
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Upcoming Election Deadlines:

Elections ahead

Election Day is around the corner. Don't miss these important dates:

April 21 Last day to REGISTER before the MAY primary election May 13 Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot ... Read on...

Election Bureau website...
Posted on: April 2, 2014

April is National Autism Awareness Month

Westmoreland County Autism Awareness

The Westmoreland County Courthouse dome will be lit up blue all month in honor of National Autism Awareness Month.

Westmoreland County Autism Society... Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2014

Seeking Applicants for the Block Grant Advisory Board

Westmoreland County is seeking applicants for the Human Services Block Grant Advisory Board.

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Posted on: March 21, 2014

Redevelopment Authority Receives Keystone Community Grant for Mount Pleasant Parklet

Governor Tom Corbett today announced that DCED awarded a $25,000 Keystone Communities Public Improvement grant to transform a blighted structure into an updated park setting within the heart of the East End of the Borough of Mount Pleasant.

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Posted on: March 18, 2014

Commissioner Courtney Blogs About the Dangers of Drug Abuse

As County Commissioner for just over 2 years, it saddens me that in this day and age we cannot communicate the dangers of drug abuse. We've gathered the leaders in our community to try to combat the issues and most importantly to save lives.

Continue reading blog...
Posted on: December 18, 2013

MedReturn Boxes Placed throughout Westmoreland County

Officer Grace with MedReturn Box

With funding from Governor Corbett’s Healthy PA program, Westmoreland County Park Police have placed a drug take-back box at the County Courthouse near the front entrance.

Visit the Park Police site... Read on...

Tribune-Review Article
Posted on: December 16, 2013

Westmoreland County Civil War Monument Finds Temporary New Home

Statue Civil War Soldier

The Union Soldier who normally stands atop the Westmoreland County Veterans Monument has taken temporary residency in the courthouse lobby. Stop in and say “hi”.

Those wishing to contribute to the project can drop off a... Read on...

Read More About Monument Project
Posted on: December 10, 2013

Westmoreland Communities Rank High

Several Westmoreland communities have earned favorable positions on newsworthy lists.

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Posted on: November 18, 2013

Citizen Preparedness Questionnaire

A countywide planning partnership of municipalities, agencies and stakeholders has recently been established to address all hazards that may occur in Westmoreland County. A Hazard Mitigation Working Group has been selected... Read on...

Survey Link
Posted on: October 21, 2013

Westmoreland, Washington Counties Agree to Join Pa. Services Grant Plan

HARRISBURG -- A state program that aims to provide more flexibility in how human services programs are funded is expanding to include Washington and Westmoreland counties.

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Posted on: October 10, 2013

PHFA Announces 2013 PHARE funding recipients

Westmoreland County receives $400,000 to improve housing.

Press Release
Posted on: October 2, 2013

Task Force Targets Drug Deaths in Westmoreland County

The epidemic of drug overdose deaths in Westmoreland County is a community problem, and it will take a comprehensive plan to reduce the number by 25 percent over the next few years, said members of the Westmoreland County... Read more...

Tribune Review article...
Posted on: May 14, 2013

Consumer Alert: Stop Cheating Our Veterans

Many legitimate charities are soliciting donations to support the nation’s military veterans as well as the families of active-duty personnel. But not all “charities” are legitimate. Some are sham operators whose only... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 25, 2013

Commissioners Approve a Post Job Offer Drug Screening Policy

Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners, as part of a cooperative effort to promote a healthful and safe workplace now require all prospective county employees, as a condition of employment to voluntarily submit to a pre-employment drug screening.

Full details...
Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and... Read on...