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View the entire public notice with the location of the public hearing.
View the FY 2017 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).
Matt Zamosky, MSgt, USAF Ret., named President of Pennsylvania State Association of County Directors of Veterans Affairs
Greensburg, 26 June 2018—Westmoreland County Director of Veteran Affairs Matt Zamosky assumed the duties of the Pennsylvania ...
Military Officers Association of America wants to know about your experience with military health care and the TRICARE program. This important survey for all beneficiaries will help MOAA to shape legislation directly impacting earned health care benefits.
Effective July 2, 2018, Policy S-470, Mail and Incoming Publications, shall be amended to provide that the Prison will begin photocopying in black and white, all incoming articles of mail (letters, drawings, greeting cards and photographs, etc. with the e...
Harrisburg, PA – Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres has informed Pennsylvania’s counties to have voter-verifiable paper record voting systems selected no later than December 31, 2019, and preferably in place by the November 2019 g...
The 2018 Senior Farmers’ Market Program provides eligible seniors with checks to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania. This program, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, provides eligible individuals four $5.00 checks to use...
All Encouraged to Sign-up for Emergency and Non-emergency Alerts at County Website
Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety is encouraging all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for a new mass notification system known as CodeRED that wi...
The Tax Claim Bureau provides lien certifications which are a means of determining whether taxes are owed or have been paid for prior years.
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.
Recent Job Postings (with deadlines): Assistant Director of Nursing, Westmoreland Manor (July 27), Staff Auditor, Controller's Office (July 31)
Under the direction of the Executive Director, candidates will direct and oversee the project management function including developing scope, evaluating bids and proposals, setting budgetary constraints, and reviewing the qualifications of contractors.
Westmoreland Manor is excited to offer sign-on bonuses for eligible full time and part time Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Certified Nurse's Aides! Join a dedicated team with incredible benefits.
The property will be developed into the county’s newest industrial park, Commerce Crossing at Westmoreland. The park will accommodate the need companies have for pad-ready sites with direct access to active rail and the interstate highway system.
A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution.
Effective April 9, 2018, FBI Background fingerprint cards can be processed at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, 2 N. Main St. Greensburg, PA. 15601 through the Westmoreland County Park Police Department (724-830-3567). Processing will be done during nor...
Properties still unsold after the Tax Claim Bureau's Annual, Judicial, and Repository bid-off sale are placed in the regular repository, at which point anyone, with the exception of the property owners, may bid on the property.
With one donation, the waiting list for beds for abused and neglected children in Westmoreland County has been eliminated.
On Wednesday, 125 beds were delivered to the Kris Feliciani State Farm Insurance office in Youngwood, where they will await...
Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.
Media Contact: Michael L. Washowich, Executive Director 724-832-7248
Greensburg, PA, August 21, 2017 – We...
Summer is here! Across the country, we see the heat index beginning to rise. In many cases, the rising heat can affect our most vulnerable populations; young children and senior citizens. Senior citizens are the most susceptible to heat fatigue because th...
The grant through the Department of Homeland Security, will for the first time enable response teams to work on the five rivers that border Westmoreland County as well as local lakes and reservoirs.
May 30, 2018
Director Roland “Bud” MertzWestmoreland County Department of Public Safety911 Public Safety RdGreensburg, PA 15601WESTMORELAND COUNTY ISSUES DECLARATION OF DISASTER EMERGENCYWestmoreland County has been, and continues to be...
Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for summer and fall 2018 internships. We are looking for individuals in one or more of the following fields for Public Safety Public Relations Inte...
Follow us @WCDPS911 for the latest Westmoreland County DPS news and updates.
The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging extends an invitation to you to attend our monthly Caregiver Support Group Meeting on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the McKenna Center for Active Adu...
Connecting Communities and Inspiring Change: October 9-10, 2018 at Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel. (4650 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111)
The 2018 Senior Farmers’ Market Program provides eligible seniors with checks to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania. This program, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, provides eligible individuals four $5.00 che...
Warnings of a scheme that targets the elderly were issued Tuesday because a group of people deemed “suspicious” gained entry to a Westmoreland County resident's home.
Training is provided at NO COST for Residents of Armstrong, Indiana, Butler, Lawrence, Washington, Westmoreland, Crawford, Mercer or Venango Counties(Participants from other Counties are welcome; space permitted, but will incur a cost). Specific dates, ti...
The Behavioral Health Task Force for Persons who are Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing of Allegheny County today announced the updating of the Resource Guide for Southwestern Pennsylvania Behavioral Health Providers.
This resource guide lists regiona...Read on...
In recognition of the Governor’s Proclamation for Child Welfare Professional week, it was an honor to accompany Anna and Idelia to our state capitol, whom both shared their heartfelt stories on how their caseworkers’ had positively imp...
Every day in Pennsylvania, thousands of children are at risk of child abuse and neglect or have been removed from their homes due to such abuse and neglect. Westmoreland County officials recognize the risks and need to intervene to protect our children. &...
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...
Each year, the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) selects an organization they are associated with as the Affiliate of the Year to recognize outstanding efforts in moving the county mission forward.
The 2017 Outstanding Affiliate of th...
A pilot program starting next month at the Westmoreland County Clerk of Courts office will give crime victims another option to access their restitution funds.
Highlights from the Spring Newsletter:
By A.J. Panian Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:00 p.m. The cracks in the asphalt surface of the basketball court at Frick Park in Mt. Pleasant have widened through the years, said James M. Wojnar, a borough councilman and chairman of the council's parks and r...
Greensburg, Pa., The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners and the Westmoreland County Land Bank announced the creation of a new program and partnership for homeownership today. $160,000 was secured from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA)...
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Effective with the August 2018 criminal jury trial term, the criminal court judges will consider North Zone trials available during South Zone trial terms. Please click on this link to view the changes to the trial term procedures.
Judge Scherer will not be hearing Civil or Orphans' Court motions on Friday, July 27, 2018. Counsel should make arrangements to present on a prior or subsequent Friday.
Judge Marsili will not be hearing Civil or Orphans' Court motions on Friday, July 27, 2018. Counsel should make arrangements to present on a prior or subsequent Friday.
The Arbitration lists for July and August, 2018 are now posted and available on the county website.
The Honorable Harry F. Smail, Jr. will not be hearing Civil or Orphans' Court motions on Friday, July 27, 2018. Counsel should make arrangements to present on a prior or subsequent Friday.
The Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) is pleased to offer a series of workshops that will show court-appointed guardians how to use the new Guardianship Tracking System (GTS). GTS will make it possible for guardians of adult incapaci...
Amendments will be effective July 1, 2018. A copy of the current policy and accompanying Explanatory Reports is found at the following link:http://www.pacourts.us/assets/opinions/Supreme/out/477jad-attach1.pdf?cb=1
Greensburg, PA November 7, 2017: On Veteran's Day this Saturday, we all will take time from our day to remember and recognize the significant contributions and sacrifices that our Veterans have made for the United States and many other countries to advanc...
Highlights from the Spring Newsletter:
As the primary marketing agent for the county, the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation remains committed to promoting growth throughout the county in terms of job creation, economic output and helping to maintain a stable tax base.
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.
Westmoreland Manor is now offering a $500.00 referral bonus to Westmoreland County employees who refer an eligible nursing candidate.
ALL WESTMORELAND COUNTY STAFF IS ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM WITH THE EXCEPTION OF:
Lisa Pollack of North Belle Vernon knows all too well what a visit to a public playground means to a child with a disability.
The annual Penn Twp Senior Citizens summer picnic will be held Tuesday, July 24 at the Community United Methodist Church, 3487 Route 130, Harrison City.
Picnic lunch will be served at 1 pm and bingo begins at 2 pm. Please bring a newspa...
Close relationships with family and friends, we know, are important for our health and well-being. But what about the people who make up our broader social networks?
Last August, Kym Lebak was sitting in the audience at Glitterbox Theater in Bloomfield, watching quietly as someone else performed her story.
A technical problem temporarily enabled people to use a state web platform to access the personal information of Pennsylvanians with whom they previously shared a household, the state Department of Human Services said Friday.
A program aimed at helping dads is starting in Mt. Pleasant next month.
DADS MATTER program in Mt. Pleasant at the Slovak Club Social Room on the following dates/times. See flyer for details.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 f...
The YWCA Westmoreland County will hold a free panel featuring professional area woman talking about their accomplishments and challenges.
Any day is a great day for ice cream, but July 21 will provide an opportunity to beat the heat with a sweet treat and also support a family-services organization with branches throughout western Pennsylvania.
Medical experts say Netflix and creators of the second season of 13 Reasons Why — streaming Friday — aren't doing enough to curb the increase in teen suicides and may be encouraging copycat cases.
The Westmoreland County Transit Authority (WCTA) is considering adding bus routes from Greensburg to Monessen and West Newton.
Hempfield Area School District is offering a program for parents on internet safety for children.
The Experience Works! Program will be operating again this summer in Westmoreland and Fayette counties. Youth are paid $9 an hour and may work up to 40 hours a week. It is a great opportunity for youth to build their resume, develop job skills and earn mo...
Considering the sacrifice many veterans have made for the country, biking a few hundred miles to Washington, D.C., doesn't seem like such a big deal.
-Farmers market vouchers-Tools for Caregivers-Public Tranpsortation options-Healthy meals-Earn while you learnIt's all in the Inside Line!
Delmont, PA – June 27, 2018 - Kris M. Douglas, Chief Executive Officer of the Westmoreland County Food Bank addressed a crowd gathered at the unveiling of their new freezer on Wednesday, and expressed how blessed they are to have such ...
Our Clubhouse provides free cancer support for those living with cancer at any age, as well as the family & friends who care for them. See the July calendar.
Nonprofit group Military Connections is seeking volunteers as its members gear up for their annual sewing day, creating stockings that will be stuffed and shipped to military men and women stationed overseas at Christmas time.
Matt Zamosky of Unity was named to head the state organization that represents county veteran affairs offices
The Red Cross is looking for people to donate blood to alleviate shortages at hospitals over the summer.
Pennsylvania is starting a program proposed by state Treasurer Joe Torsella to provide college savings accounts for newborns, beginning with a $100 grant.
Fistfights over love interests, exclusion from lunch tables, name-calling and keyed cars — senior citizens are capable of more than one might think.
MOAA wants to know about your experience with military health care and the TRICARE program. We need all beneficiaries to take an important survey. MOAA will use the data to help shape legislation directly impacting your earned health care benefits.
Westmoreland County Transit Authority officials will consider drastic changes to their struggling bus service system, including a proposal to convert some of its rural routes to an Uber-like ride share program.
The Union Mission in Derry Township is set to break ground Tuesday for a building that will expand its capacity to serve homeless men.
When school is out during the summer months and children are no longer receiving breakfast and lunch at school, many families struggle to feed their children nutritious meals each and every day.
The Summer Food Service Program offers free, nutrit...
Less than 1 percent of babies in the United States are born with some level of hearing loss. That may not seem like much. But it means that up to 12,000 American children enter the world each year struggling to hear — or completely deaf.
Westmoreland County commissioners on Thursday hired a Greensburg law firm to conduct seminars to educate government staffers about sexual harassment issues.
Westmoreland County Transit officials Thursday approved a 10 percent fare hike for its shared-ride paratransit system used by senior and handicapped riders.
WASHINGTON – Public health leaders and caregivers coalesced Tuesday behind an effort to focus attention and funding on Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers may have found a tiny culprit — human herpes virus — in the progressive loss of memory, thinking ability and identity that comes with Alzheimer’s disease. And it could be a big deal.
Walmart shoppers helped raise $55,131.41 for the Westmoreland County Food Bank through the fifth annual “Fight Hunger. Spark Change” campaign in April.
WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released findings from its most recent analysis of Veteran suicide data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The report yields several important insights.
The majority of high school students who will be entering college over the next three years would like to see more colleges promote education and skills training rather than only offering majors for future employment.
Thousands of people gathered for a vigil Monday at the Melbourne park where less than a week ago a young comedian was raped and murdered, a crime whose grisly details have renewed a national conversation about violence against women.
“There is a difference between feeling sad about something and feeling depressed,” a high school student tells me. “With depression, daily tasks feel like moving mountains.”
“Should I pay the utilities bill or fix my husband’s broken car so he can get to work?”
That’s what a caller from Indiana County asked the United Way’s 2-1-1 hotline which helps people in need find local resources.
Cheryl Kay Foundation (CKF) is a family organization dedicated to critical issues facing Baby Boomers, their parents and their children. They provide grants for home care for older adults and those under treatment for breast cancer who...
Pathways to Pardons Community Event
Hosted by Lt. Governor Mike Stack and Westmoreland Drug Overdose Task Force
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Westmoreland County Courthouse – Commissioner’s Meeting Room2 N Main Street Suite 1...
Westmoreland Children's Bureau Executive Director Shara Saveikis traveled to the state capitol last week in recognition of the Governor's Proclamation for Child Welfare Professional week.
Locally, at last week's public meeting, County Commissioners paid si...
From an Appalachian corn-shuckin' party to an African 21-stringed harp player, the Penn Area Library has a host of unique programs on tap for children and parents this summer.
Export Borough's annual Summer Playground Program will kick off on June 18, giving local children a chance to spend a few mornings each week enjoying activities, games, arts and crafts.
Murrysville consumer advocate Mary Bach was among 12 senior citizens recognized at the state Capitol on Monday for their work against frauds and scams.
A person from Jessica Chopp's past made his way back into her present to help make a difference for her 17-year-old son, who is fighting cancer.
Last month, the Food and Drug Administration told manufacturers to stop marketing over-the-counter teething products with the drug benzocaine.
Members of the community and human service providers gathered today at Westmoreland Manor in Greensburg to learn about Senior Protective Services for those 60 or older. Presenter Karen Slater of the Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) shared in...
Breakfast and lunch will be free for all 610 students at Amos K. Hutchinson Elementary School in Southwest Greensburg starting in September.
(S.A.F.E.) Substance Abuse Forum and Education WHERE: PENN TRAFFORD HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 TIME: 7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. In an effort to deal with the ongoing drug crisis and its effect on our youth in Westmoreland County, ...
A new Westmoreland County program will help restore victims of juvenile crime by restoring and selling old furniture.
The juvenile probation program will take offenders who owe both community service and restitution for five weeks and h...
Community, parents, students, churches, police, businesses, civic organizations: In an effort to deal with the drug crisis and its effect on our youth, this panel focuses on free community drug prevention efforts and intervention and treatment options.
416 Wayne Ave. is part of WCLB’s Home Ownership Program – an initiative to rehabilitate properties in order to sell to low to moderate income residents within Westmoreland County. Outreach led to local business’ demonstrating their support of the program.
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: April Kopas WESTMORELAND COUNTY LAND BANK firstname.lastname@example.org 724.830.3050 Westmoreland County Land Bank Teams up With Keep PA Beautiful to Tackle Blight (HERMINIE, PA) The Westmoreland County Land Bank...
The 19th annual Five Star Trail Poker Run will be held on Saturday, July 21 starting at Lynch Field in Greensburg. Registration begins at 8:00am and the event will start at 9:00am. The registration fee is fifteen dollars for participants who pre-register ...
The annual August Fun Fest will take place at Cedar Creek Park on Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. There’s something for everyone with great food, fun entertainment, and lots of children’s rides and amusements. This even...
The Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation will host two free summer concert series at Twin Lakes and Cedar Creek Parks. These concerts feature local musicians and bands and offer free admission and parking. Visitors of all ages are encouraged...
Follow us at "WestmorelandParkandRec" to stay up-to-date on new Parks and Rec information and programs, such as Festivals, Summer Concerts, Camps for Kids, Free Fishing Derbies, and more!
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Westmoreland County is looking for community input concerning the upcoming Comprehensive Plan and we need your help! Reimagining Our Westmoreland will be a comprehensive strategy and policy guide for County officials, as well as provide more high level st...
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Notary Services available during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
In all, there were 16 candidates.
They came from 13 countries on five continents, ranged in age from 19 to 73 and represented a veritable melting pot of ethnicities.
All had waited for years and traveled thousands of miles on a journey t...
The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland is seeking applicants for the position of Fiscal Coordinator. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for executing daily financial activities that are...
Mt. Pleasant Borough is one step closer to redeveloping a former industrial brownfield donated by the Levin family in 2008.
Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland (RACW), in partnership with the Westmoreland County Land Bank (WCLB) will receive $200,000 to acquire, demolish and/or rehab blighted properties throughout Westmoreland County
The next Annual Tax Sale will be Monday, September 10, 2018 at 10:00 am in the Commissioners' Meeting Rooms, First Floor, Courthouse. The property list will be available online by August 10, 2018 and updated twice a week until the day of the sale.
The next Judicial Sale will be held Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 10:00 am in the Commissioners' Meeting Rooms, First Floor, Courthouse. A Property List for the August Judicial Sale will be available to download by July 6, 2018.
Credit Card payments accepted for on-line purchases only.
More than 130,000 veterans are receiving letters on how to apply for refunds of taxes they paid on disability severance pay dating back to 1991 — a minimum of $1,750 per veteran.
If you served in the military or know someone who did, and you reside in the 54th District, Rep. Eli Evankovich would like to honor you at a VETERANS APPRECIATION PICNIC:
Friday, July 20
Northmoreland Park Pavilion 8
280 Markle Rd
VA is excited to announce that service members and Veterans can connect to the Veterans Crisis Line using these simple words. The Siri function on Apple’s iPhone and the Google Assistant function on Android phones now automatically dia...
A Greensburg man is the 2018 recipient of the John C. “Ace” Mann Blue Cap of the Year award, one of the most prestigious honors given by the Pennsylvania American Legion.
DMVA DigestA publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans AffairsJuly 11, 2018
Honoring Our Veterans With Special License Plates:
With the warmer weather and longer days bringing increased travel, ...
The White Valley AMVETS Post 85 Ladies Auxiliary will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 22 at the AMVETS Post, 2100 Carolina St. in Murrysville.
Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has formed a partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) which will provide more access to the latest treatment options for VA patients with cancer.
State Rep. George Dunbar, R-56th, remembers the first time he saw James Bell's memorial to the Army's K Company, 75th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division , in Bell's Harrison City backyard.
The Pittsburgh District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers installed a new district commander Col. Andrew J. (Coby) Short on Friday.
Effective August 1, 2018, the entitlement available under the Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) program will be reduced from 45 months to 36 months, but in October, the monthly allowance for eligible reci...
WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) — A grand opening for the new “Patriot House” in Washington County was held Tuesday. The facility helps homeless veterans.
The Levo System retrains the brain to ignore noise by recreating each patient’s unique ringing sound. A recent study reported improvement after three months.
If you or someone you know is in crisis or thinking about suicide, contact the toll-free, 24/7 Veterans Crisis Line to speak with a trained, caring VA responder. Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, text to 838255, or chat online at VeteransCrisisLine.net/Cha...
Those who have served honorably with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, The Women's Army Corps, or those who have served or are serving honorably in the US Army, the US Army Reserve or the Army National Guard of the US are eligible for membership.
Two Leechburg residents won top employee awards from the Pittsburgh Veterans Healthcare System.
Murrysville Golf Club
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9 am Shotgun Start (Scramble)
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Hotdog and drink at the turn, dinner following at White Valley AMVETS, 2100 Carolina St., Export, PA 15632
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Events in Westmoreland County and nearby:
Veterans Town Hall On The Move - Westmoreland County:
- June 28, 2018, 6 p.m.- American Legion Post 344, 109 S. 5th St., Jeannette, PA (Westmoreland County)- Point of contact: Liz Zemba at Elizabeth.Zemba@...
Saturday, Sept. 22
8 am to 3 pm
State AE, 400 North Shore Dr., PIttsburgh 15212
Free breakfast, haircuts, lunch, hot showers, food pantry, ID Cards, reps from VA Healthcare & Benefits, more. See flyer for details.
Greensburg, 26 June 2018—Westmoreland County Director of Veteran Affairs Matt Zamosky assumed the duties of the Pen...
The Bush dynasty added another member Monday: Sully HW Bush, a yellow Lab service dog for former President Bush. Sully was trained by America's VetDogs, which provides service dogs at no cost to veterans, active-duty service members with disabilities
The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) need your help getting your top concerns and worries about this year's Tricare changes in front of lawmakers. http://survey.highroadsolution.com/f/1258254/5d3f/
Pittsburgh Magazine--When veterans returned from Vietnam, they didn't often hear the phrase “Thank you for your service.” But now, Pittsburgh veterans think people are learning to separate the war from the warrior.
Veterans enrolled at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System can now schedule routine appointments in a number of specialties without first seeing their primary care physician.
Direct scheduling gets Veterans the care they need sooner by eliminati...
WASHINGTON — Nine U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs were recently recognized for outstanding innovations in federal health technology at an awards ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
House plan to pay for a bill to extend Agent Orange disability benefits to 90,000 Blue Water Navy veterans of the Vietnam War will not continue to shield all disabled veterans from a funding fee.
"The idea of not wearing a uniform and not standing beside people who are willing to give their life for what we believe in, that's something I can't imagine. "
The act helps protect borrowers from the dangers associated with repeatedly refinancing their home loans.
Plan would streamline small business programs and enhance Veteran-owned small business opportunities.
DMVA DigestA publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans AffairsJune 20, 2018
This listing is offered as a service to individuals and organizations to promote their veteran and military-orie...
The images Spenser Rapone posted on Twitter from his West Point graduation were intentionally shocking: In one, the cadet opens his dress uniform to expose a T-shirt with a blood-red image of socialist icon Che Guevara.
There is a moment in parenting when you realize that you no longer have the advantage, and you now know absolutely nothing.
A publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
PA Women Veterans Survey Open Through Midnight, June 18, 2018:
The Wolf Administration is working to identify the needs and unique...
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued a new policy implementing the May 2018 Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, to protect Veteran homeowners from predatory lending practices...
The Florida-based nonprofit that has partnered highly trained service dogs with 21 local military veterans will break ground in October on a multimillion-dollar dog breeding and training facility in Robinson, Washington County.
On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, President Trump signed into law the “John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Networks Act” a.k.a. the VA MISSION Act of 2018 (“VAMA”).
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has once again achieved high scores when it comes to patient satisfaction, according to the independent 2013 American Customer Satisfaction Index.
The 2013 ACSI assesses the satisfaction of Veterans who have recently...
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WASHINGTON — President Trump signed legislation Wednesday paving the way for a major overhaul of the Department of Veterans Affairs and expanding access for veterans to VA-funded medical care in the private sector.
A publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Residents, Family Members and Staff Honored During Veterans Homes Week:
Pennsylvania’s six veterans homes, operated by the Pennsylva...
The White House approved a plan for three federal agencies to provide more mental health services to servicemembers transitioning from the military, a population at increased risk for suicide, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced Thursday.
The VA minimum property requirements for mortgages backed through the veterans benefits program can help determine whether the property you’re considering qualifies for a VA loan.
EVERY MONDAY | 1 TO 3 PMFEMALE VETERANS SUPPORT GROUPWHITE OAK VET CENTER2001 LINCOLN WAY | WHITE OAK PA 15131
Changing jobs is nothing new for Tim Vogle.After spending 12 years in the Air Force and a brief time in civil aviation, the Allegheny Township man in the 1990s transferred the skills he'd honed while maintaining aircraft to keeping machinery running...
Today the VA announced the Post-9/11 GI Bill rates for the 2018 - 2019 school year. These rates will be effective on August 1, 2018. The Montgomery GI Bill and Dependents' Education Assistance programs will see a rate change on October 1, 2018.
Pennsylvania Adjutant General Honors Our Heroes During National Military Appreciation Month:
Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania’s adjutant general and head of the Pennsylvania Department of Military and V...
Download the 2018 Guide from the PA Dept. of Military & Veterans Affairs, which includes information on a wide variety of state programs, benefits and services.
May 8, 2018
By Jason Roncoroni via Linkedin
I remember what it felt like to get that last stamp on my clearing papers. After more than two decades of service, the subtlety of that final act seemed somewhat anticlimact...
The Wall that Heals, a traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica will be coming to McKeesport this summer.Aug. 9-Aug. 12, the Wall replica will be on display at Jimmy Long Field in Renziehauzen Park in McKeesport.
Veterans and their dependents should never pay for help to apply for veterans’ benefits, according to the DMVA. Federal & state law makes provisions for accredited veterans service organizations to provide free advice and assistance.
Unlike other military benefits, the Tricare program has undergone a major overhaul. As beneficiaries sort out which plan suits their health care needs — and how much more they might be paying—here’s a look at how it works and what your options are.
May 7, 2018, Greensburg, The Latrobe Bulletin—The Westmoreland County Veterans Affairs department is making available a limited number of free flag holders to decorate Veterans’ mausoleums this Memorial Day. The holders are American-ma...
Navy Veteran Gene Bradshaw is on a mission.
Bradshaw served as an NFO during Desert Shield/Desert Storm, leaving active duty in 1997. Now he helps them put the puzzle pieces together of a ‘second career’, with a particular focus on strengthening networking...
Pennsylvania Offers New License Plate Honoring PA National Guard
Completes assortment available to Pennsylvania residents for all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces
Harrisburg, PA – Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard have a new way ...
In the 1980's, contaminants were found in several wells that provided drinking water at Camp Lejeune, NC. See the flyer for eligibility info, qualifying conditions, and disability compensation information.
This year’s Benefits Guide will help service members, veterans & family members navigate some of the changes made to their benefits programs, and provide an overview of other offerings — military child care to moving help to home loans, and many more.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Hire Our Heroes have teamed up to offer training for Veterans in cybersecurity, in support of Veterans join our nation’s cybersecurity workforce.
VA Launches New No-Cost Training Programs
Programs Designed to Help Transitioning Service members and Veterans Develop New Skills and Credentials
WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today launched two new no-cost training progra...Read on...
Della Lewis wanted one more trip to the casino.
But the 89-year-old South Greensburg resident stays at Westmoreland Manor, and isn't physically able to make the journey these days — so a national nonprofit brought the casino to her.
During the week of September 12, 2016 the Pennsylvania Department of Health conducted its annual survey of Westmoreland Manor. We want to be clear to the Manor's residents, their families, and county taxpayers that we take every finding seriously.