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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Westmoreland Community Identifies Issues & Highlights Advantages of the County

The Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development has received a strong response to the initial phases of the Comprehensive Plan update, Reimagining Our Westmoreland.

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

Community Workshops Announced for Comprehensive Plan Update

Reimagining Our Westmoreland

Westmoreland County Announces Community Workshops for Comprehensive Plan County-wide workshops will allow residents the opportunity to provide valuable input.

Greensburg, PA., October 27, 2016 – The Westmoreland County Department of Planning and...

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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 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: February 19, 2016

Laurel Valley Transportation Improvement Project - Public Meeting - Thursday, February 25, 2016

Laurel Valley Transportation Improvement Project

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 12-0 and the Federal Highway Administration, in cooperation with Westmoreland County, cordially invite you to attend a Public Meeting to discuss the Feasibility Study that is underwa...Read on...

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