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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Envelope company bringing manufacturing from overseas to South Greensburg

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Standard Envelope plans to expand from six employees to 75 as it moves its operations from Unity to the 68,653-square-foot space in South Greensburg Commons it leases from the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation.

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Posted on: January 2, 2017

Westmoreland County Receives $2.5 M RACP Grant for RIDC Westmoreland

The WCIDC announced today on behalf of Westmoreland County's Board of Commissioners, the acceptance of $2.5 million of Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant funds to be used at RIDC Westmoreland.

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

WCIDC partners with Penn State New Kensington on Entrepreneurial Center

The WCIDC Board of Directors, Gina Cerilli, Ted Kopas, and Charles W. Anderson, approved an Agreement of Sale for the purchase of a building and property in New Kensington that will house Penn State New Kensington’s (PSNK) new Entrepreneurial Center.

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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

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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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