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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Westmoreland County tackles how to grow county amid aging population

A group of some of Westmoreland County’s top employers on Wednesday afternoon discussed the challenges of an aging and declining population and its impact on the region's workforce, but spoke optimistically about what was to come.

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

Gov. Wolf Announces Over $1.1 Million in Funding to Support Amos K. Hutchinson Bypass

Governor Wolf announced $1.14 million in funding to support work along the Amos K Hutchinson Bypass while minimizing closures and disruptions on the PA turnpike.

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

WCIDC announces ownership of former Jeannette Glass plant

The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC) announced today the Westmoreland County Tax Bureau has signed over the deed to the WCIDC for the former Jeannette Glass property.

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Posted on: May 26, 2016

Settlement Reached In Former Jeannette Glass Plant Acquisition

Jeannette Glass property

The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation's Board of Directors announced today the approval of a settlement agreement with Zion Bullitt Avenue LP concerning the former Jeannette Glass Plant property.

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Posted on: May 23, 2016

Westmoreland County Names Comprehensive Plan Consultant

The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners approved today a contract with Houseal Lavigne Associates to serve as the consulting firm assisting the Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development with the county's comprehensive plan update.

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

Westmoreland County Receives $1.1 million RTAP Grant for Replacement of Rail

An important infrastructure project to benefit business and industry - invests in long term hard rail transportation asset in Westmoreland County.

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Posted on: December 9, 2015

Asbestos removal, demolition in progress on Monsour eyesore in Jeannette

Demolition of the former Monsour Medical Center in Jeannette is finally under way, nearly a decade after the hospital was abandoned.

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Posted on: November 20, 2015

Westmoreland County industrial park opening planned by 2018

This is a park that will add to the already great network of industrial parks in the county.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015



County Group to Help Students Find Pathways to College, Career, and High-Demand Occupations

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Posted on: September 10, 2015

Demolition Bid Accepted for Monsour Demolition

JEANNETTE, Pa., September 10, 2015 – The Board of Directors for the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC), in partnership with the Westmoreland County Land Bank, are announcing the acceptance and approval of Dore & Associates ...Read on...

Posted on: September 4, 2015

Wolf Administration Announces Alcoa to Expand Operations Creating At Least 90 New Jobs

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Alcoa, a lightweight metals manufacturer, will expand its R&D site in Upper Burrell Township, Westmoreland County and create at least 90 new, full-time positions.

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Posted on: September 3, 2015

Alcoa to invest $60M in Pittsburgh-area research center, add 100 jobs


Alcoa Inc. is investing $60 million in its Pittsburgh-area research and development facility in order to expand the company's additive manufacturing capabilities.

The multipronged investment, which was announced by the company Thursday, will fund an 18...Read on...

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