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Posted on: December 2, 2014

Westmoreland County Land Bank in Action in the City of Jeannette

Working together, the Land Bank, the City of Jeannette, and the Jeannette School District, aim to tackle blight.

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Posted on: October 24, 2014

Westmoreland County Land Bank Purchases Former Hospital Site

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GREENSBURG (October 24) The Board of Directors of the Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced the purchase of the former Monsour Hospital property located in the City of... Read More...

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Posted on: September 25, 2014

Effort underway to raze landmark-turned-eyesore Monsour Medical Center

The Westmoreland County Land Bank will serve as acquiring entity, as per its mission to obtain blighted properties and return them to tax rolls.

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

Westmoreland County Land Bank Targets Monsour Hospital

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A collaborative effort with the Westmoreland County IDC and the City of Jeannette, the Land Bank sets to acquire the former hospital site.

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Posted on: July 25, 2014

Westmoreland County Land Bank Cleans Up Blighted Lots

Two abandoned houses in West Newton are scheduled to be demolished later this year, the first project of the newly formed Westmoreland County Land Bank, which has a mission to buy and eliminate blighted properties.

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Posted on: May 27, 2014

Ten Municipalities Join Westmoreland County Land Bank

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The Board of Directors of the Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced that ten municipalities have joined the land bank-an initiative targeting abandoned and tax-foreclosed properties that... Read on...

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Posted on: May 14, 2014

Scottdale Borough joins land bank program

Scottdale Borough is the latest community to participate in the Westmoreland County Land Bank-an entity targeting blight in neighborhoods.

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Posted on: May 1, 2014

Land Bank Benefits Westmoreland County

Recently, local leaders at the G-11 conference discussed the benefits of joining the Westmoreland County Land Bank

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Posted on: April 16, 2014

Greensburg Joins the Westmoreland County Land Bank

Seven municipalities have officially joined to take part in the countywide land bank - an entity aimed at tackling blight in those communities.

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Posted on: March 21, 2014

Sewickley Township to Join Westmoreland County Land Bank

Sewickley Township has joined a growing list of municipalities participating in the Westmoreland County Land Bank- an entity created to address blighted properties.

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Posted on: March 11, 2014

Latrobe to Join the Westmoreland County Land Bank

Realizing the potential to battle blight, City Council voted unanimously to enter into an intergovernmental cooperation agreement with the Westmoreland County Land Bank

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Posted on: March 7, 2014

Communities Begin to Join the Westmoreland County Land Bank

West Newton Borough is the latest community to consider membership into the countywide land bank.

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Posted on: February 5, 2014

Mount Pleasant Studies Program to Battle Blight with Westmoreland County Land Bank

Westmoreland County communities are starting to sign up for the new Westmoreland County Land Bank- an initiative to acquire abandoned, tax-delinquent properties and return them to the tax rolls.

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