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Posted on: April 20, 2015

Land Bank Needs Volunteers Wednesday April 22,2015

The Westmoreland County Land Bank is partnering with Youngwood Borough, the Youngwood Ministerium, and Westmoreland Cleanways to recruit volunteers to clean out a blighted... Read on...

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Posted on: April 17, 2015

Penn-Trafford School District Joins Land Bank


As Trafford Borough joins the Westmoreland County Land Bank, Penn-Trafford School District votes to support the effort to battle blight.

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Posted on: April 10, 2015

Land Bank Partners with Youngwood Community on Cleanup


Volunteers are helping the Land Bank make a difference in Youngwood by cleaning out an abandoned property, making it ready for rehabilitation.

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Posted on: February 20, 2015

SOLD! Land Bank Sells First Properties and Returns Them to Tax Rolls

The First Church of God will invest in a new parking lot in West Newton Borough after purchasing two lots from the Land Bank. The once-blighted site is now a reuse that serves the local community.

Posted on: February 3, 2015

Standard Charitable Foundation Awards $5,000 Grant to the Westmoreland County Land Bank


Standard Charitable Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Westmoreland County Land Bank to help acquire vacant properties to support its homeownership program.

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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: 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.