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Posted on: January 18, 2018

New! Westmoreland Connect Mobile App Available to Download

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The quickest way to stay connected to Westmoreland County news and events when you're on the go is to download the Westmoreland Connect mobile app.

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

When the snow falls... Come to Twin Lakes Park!

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The Twin Lakes Park Boathouse, located along the lower lake, offers cross-country ski rentals for the whole family during the winter months. Rental rates are as follows:

  • $5.00/hour
  • $7.50/half day (less than 4 hours)
  • $12.00/full day (more than 4 hours)
  • $25.00 ...
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Posted on: January 16, 2018

American Red Cross Blood Drive at Westmoreland County Courthouse - Thursday January 18

Urgent Need for Blood Donations Notice

January is National Blood Donor Month. American Red Cross President/CEO Gail McGovern announced that an urgent appeal for blood donations is being launched nationwide to help address a winter blood donation shortage. The weather has had the most profound ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Kid-friendly room at Westmoreland courthouse designed to ease anxiety

Toys, books and mural in Westmoreland Family Court Comfort Room for kids

A special thank you to Adam Garrity, a program Specialist for Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau, who had the vision to transform the family court waiting room into a child-friendly comfort room to occupy the children and ease their minds while they wa...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

We're hiring!

Hiring

Recent Job Postings (with application deadlines): Temporary Trainee Telecommunication Officers, Dept of Public Safety (Jan 20) and County Civil Engineer, Public Works

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Accessible Housing Program Seeks Applicants for Home Modifications

Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland

The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland, through its new Accessible Housing Program initiative, is seeking applicants for home modifications intended to help permanently disabled, low-income residents throughout Westmoreland County.

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Electronics

Recycled televisions computer monitors and other electronics

For more information, contact:

Ellen C. Keefe, Executive DirectorWestmoreland Cleanways and Recycling128 Innovative Lane Suite 200Latrobe, PA  15650-5462Phone:  724-879-4020Fax:  724-879-8576

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

IMPORTANT ALERT

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Someone posing as a court official is making phone calls claiming to be from District Court 10-3-01 in an attempt to fraudulently receive payments from unsuspecting individuals. The person is also leaving a telephone number (724-217-8207) for the court. N...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Notice of Public Needs Hearings

NOTICE OF PUBLIC NEEDS HEARING

Westmoreland County is currently preparing its FY 2018 Consolidated Annual Action Plan.

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

March 13, 2018 Special Election - 18th Congressional District

PA 18th Congressional District

A Special Election will be held Tuesday, March 13, 2018 to fill the vacant seat of former Congressman Tim Murphy.

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Christmas "Tree-cycling"

Westmoreland Cleanways

With the holiday season upon us, Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling would like to encourage everyone to give one more gift, a gift to Mother Nature, by recycling your live Christmas tree. After the festivities are finished, you can take your tree to one...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend.  You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Westmoreland County to help Vandergrift raze blighted, unsafe buildings

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Vandergrift officials have reached an agreement with the Westmoreland County Land Bank to demolish vacant buildings in the borough in an effort to revitalize the area.

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Westmoreland County Overcomes PA’s Broken Child Welfare System

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Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Amendment to the Westmoreland County Community Development Block Grant Program

NOTICE OF AMENDMENT

The County proposes budget amendments to the following FY 2016 CDBG activities.

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

WCIDC Board Accepts Proposal for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

Colony Holding Companies' proposed design for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

Greensburg, Pa., September 7, 2017 - The Board of Directors of the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC), Gina Cerilli, Ted Kopas, and Charles W. Anderson, today announced their acceptance of a proposal from Colony Holdin...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Westmoreland County Housing Authority (WCHA) joins the ConnectHome Nation initiative

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Media Contact: Michael L. Washowich, Executive Director                          724-832-7248

Greensburg, PA, August 21, 2017 – We...

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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: 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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