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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Job Post: Court Reporter, Court of Common Pleas

Scales of Justice sculptures above Westmoreland County Courthouse

This position is responsible for maintaining the verbatim record of court testimony and preparing transcripts as required using computer aided stenotype machines and software.

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Annual Tax Sale - Properties with Delinquent Taxes

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Save the date - Monday, September 11, 2017.

More details to follow, including property listing.


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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Officer Fallen in Line of Duty Honored

Flags at Half Staff in front of Westmoreland County Courthouse

In honor of fallen Pennsylvania State Trooper Michael P Stewart, the flags at the Westmoreland County Courthouse have been lowered to half staff.

The Commissioners and all of Westmoreland County send our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Troo...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Veterans Benefits Questions answered August 17 in Latrobe

American Flag

Are YOU a Veteran OR do you KNOW a Veteran?

Learn about  benefits for Veterans/Spouses/Widowers

Speakers include: Matthew Zamosky, Director of Dept of Veterans Affairs in Westmoreland and Mary Jo Zubaty, RN BSN COD of Westmoreland Veterans Clinic

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Job Post: Custodian Trainee Temp Positions

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POSITIONS AVAILABLE: (5) CUSTODIAN TRAINEE TEMP POSITIONS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

SHIFT:  2ND SHIFT – 29 HOURS PER WEEK, 5 DAYS PER WEEK                   &a...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Save the Date! - County Public Auction Wednesday, August 9, 2017

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Surplus property, including approximately (22) vehicles and miscellaneous equipment.  


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Posted on: July 11, 2017

2016 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report

2016 CAPER

The report outlines Community Development Block Grant-funded activities.

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

2017 Annual Action Plan

2017 Annual Plan

The purpose of Westmoreland County’s Annual Action Plan (AP) is to guide funding decisions in the next year regarding specific federal funds received for housing and community development activities.

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

August Fun Fest - Sunday, August 13

August Fun Fest petting zoo

The annual August Fun Fest will take place at Cedar Creek Park on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. There’s something for everyone with great food, fun entertainment, and lots of children’s rides and amusements. This event is free to the pub...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

New Operating System - Civil Records Search

Keyboard with search button

The Prothonotary Office is now live with its new operating system AMANDA and remote access program iJEMS. Visit iJEMS for free access to the Public Docket or to register for a paid iJEMS subscription.

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

Job Post - Assessor

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The Assessment Office of Westmoreland County is seeking applicants for the position of Assessor.If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact the Chief Assessor or the Deputy Chief Assessor:William S. Ferraro,Chief Assessor  ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Siemens Corporation Invests at RIDC Westmoreland

Siemens

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.

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

First Graduates from Westmoreland's Drug Court Program

Judge awarding drug court graduate

The special court was initiated in 2015 as county officials struggled with a growing drug epidemic that has flooded courtrooms with cases and prisons with addicted defendants.  The number of fatal drug overdoses in Westmoreland County has set rec...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Notice from the Westmoreland County Board of Assessment Appeals

Hand writing the word APPEAL

Notice is hereby given that the Tax Assessment Roll shall be open for public inspection at Office of the Westmoreland County Board of Assessment Appeals, 40 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 440, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601, on the dates from July 1, 20...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

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

Greensburg Transfer & Storage Building, Depot Street

“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: 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: 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 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: 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 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 $10,00...

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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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