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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Special Meeting Notice - Westmoreland County Salary Board

Calendar Special Meeting Notice

A special meeting of the Westmoreland County Salary Board will be held on Monday, January 25, 2021 beginning at 12:00pm in Commissioners Meeting Room #101 at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, 2 North Main Street, Greensburg, PA

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Special Meeting Notice - Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners

Calendar Special Meeting Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners will meet in Special Session on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 12:00pm in the Commissioners Meeting Room #101, Westmoreland County Courthouse, 2 North Main Street, Greensburg.

Per CDC guidelines, seating will be limited.

There will be an audio recording of the business of the meeting posted to the Westmoreland County website. 

If any member of the public wishes to make public comment for the meeting, please submit in wri...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Courthouse Open by Appointment Only until further notice

Open by Appointment Only

Effective Monday, December 14, 2020 until further notice the Courthouse will be closed to the public, except by appointment only.

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

We're hiring!

Hiring

Jobs (deadline): Deputy Director, Election Bureau (Jan 20); MH Program Specialist, BH/DS (Jan 24);

County Job Postings 1. County
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Pennsylvania Support and Referral Line

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Do you feel...Stressed? Overwhelmed? Alone? Afraid? Anxiety?
During these uncertain times, you are not alone. We are here to listen. Call our Pennsylvania Support and Referral Line. Services FREE & CONFIDENTIAL. 1-855-284-2494 TTY: 724-631-5600

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Westmoreland County Secures $3.4 Million for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program

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New County program to improve quality of life of Westmoreland County residents by addressing lead-based paint hazards, and other health and safety household threats through its Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control Program

GREENSBURG, Pa., October 8, 2020 - The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners — Sean Kertes, Douglas Chew and Gina Cerilli — announced today that the County has secured $3 million to address lead-based paint hazards plus an additional $400,000 for hom...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Christmas "Tree-cycling"

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Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling reminds everyone to recycle their real Christmas trees. After the festivities are finished, give a gift to Mother Nature by taking your tree to one of the many drop-off sites located throughout Westmoreland County.

Tree-cycling is truly giving a gift back to the community.  Proper disposal of a real tree is beneficial to the environment.  In most cases, real trees thrown away with the garbage end up taking up space in a landfill.  However,...

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Christmas Tree Drop-off sites 1. County
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Now Includes Task Force Briefings.

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Stay informed with the latest county-wide and departmental updates regarding COVID-19, inclluding Task Force Briefings. Learn how to opt-in to email and/or text notifications each time the COVID-19 information is updated.

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Searching for Homes with a Heart

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Provide Domiciliary “Dom” Care from your home while earning a reliable monthly payment.

Work from Home and Make a Difference!

The Dom Care program provides a homelike arrangement in the community for adults ages 18 and older who are unable to live independently.  Dom Care providers open up their homes to provide supervision, support,...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan is Complete

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The 2020 Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) update is complete. The HMP documents the risks faced by the county and its communities, an analysis of stakeholder capabilities, and a set of goals, objectives, and actions to reduce vulnerability...

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Posted on: September 16, 2015

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Follow us @WCDPS911 for the latest Westmoreland County DPS news and updates.

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Searching for Homes with a Heart

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Work from Home and Make a Difference!

The Dom Care program provides a homelike arrangement in the community for adults ages 18 and older who are unable to live independently.  Dom Care providers open up their homes to provide supervision, support,...

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Visit Domiciliary Homes website Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Senior Centers and Satellite Centers Closures

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The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging is announcing the closure of all Senior Centers and Satellite Centers effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 until further notice, due to concerns about the 2019-novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

As this is a rapidly evo...

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BH/DS

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Autism & the Courts Regional Panel - Philadelphia

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Jan. 26, 2021 from 11 A.M. - 1 P.M.

Committed to access to justice for Pennsylvanians with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, along with the Department of Human Services (DHS) is pleased to announce an upcoming virtual forum...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Inclusionary Series of Virtual Trainings

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Series One: LGBTQ+ 101

January 27, 2021

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Trainer: Ted Hoover, Persad Center

Every month on the fourth Wednesday until June 23, 2021.

  • Jan 27, 2021 01:00 PM
  • Feb 24, 2021 01:00 PM
  • Mar 24, 2021 01:00 PM
  • Apr 28, 2021 01:00 PM
  • May 26, 2021 01:00...
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Posted on: January 14, 2021

CareerSTEPS

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We are here to help you succeed!

What we offer:

  • Career-Focused Workshops
  • Paid Work Experience placement
  • Job placement assistance
  • GED assistance
  • Post-Secondary Education planning
  • Permit/Driver's Licsense assistance
  • $$ Stipends & Incentives for partici...
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CareerSTEPS link BH/DS
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Psychiatry & Outpatient Therapy in Sign Language Available Virtually

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"We are aware that isolation from covid-19 protocols and stress from recent political unrest are impacting members of our community.  It is our goal to serve these individuals, across the state, in the safest way possible.  As such,...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Job Opening - New Foundations Support Worker

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WCA is currently seeking full-time and part-time Support Staff Workers for our New Foundations program. This position is responsible for providing supportive services to the participants of the New Foundations Program. This position could be regularly ass...

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Job Opening BH/DS
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Seeking Applications for Developing Older Adult Competent Clinicians

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Southwest Behavioral Health Management is looking for experienced clinicians in Armstrong, Butler, Crawford, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties who are currently providing OUTPATIENT mental health or drug an...

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BH/DS
Posted on: September 29, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

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Persevere PA COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

Do you feel...

     Stressed?

          Overwhelmed?

               ...

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BH/DS
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Becoming a Geriatric Competent Clinician

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Webinar Training Series

February 17 - June 21, 2021

25 Hours of FREE CEUs!

The training consists of a series of TEN webinars that cover a wide range of topics that are specific to the Behavioral Health needs of the Geriatric population (see attached for date...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Webinar Series

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Speakers: Kathleen T. Mitchell, MHS, LCADC and Renee M. Turchi, MD, MPH, FAAP

November 4, 202012:00 to 1:00 pmFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: The Leading Known Cause of Prenatal Brain DamageRegister

January 6, 202112:00 to 1:00 pmFetal Alcohol Spectrum Di...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Modified Office Hours & Services

Temporarily Closed due to COVID-19

For emergencies, please contact the 24 Hour Crisis Hotline at 1-800-836-6010.

Otherwise, please contact:

Dirk Matson, BHDS Administrator 724-787-1634, matsond@westmoreland.swsix.comToni Dubovsky-Modar, Administrative Assistant, dubovst@westmoreland.swsix.co...

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BH/DS
Posted on: February 20, 2013

Health Resource Guide for Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing Available

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...

Outpatient Directory BH/DS

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Office Update

COVID-19 related update

Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau is an essential department that is predominately operating remotely. There are a limited number of employees on site maintaining operations.  Office is open to the public by appointment only. &n...

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Children's Bureau
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Talk to Your Child

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Your kids are hearing about coronavirus (COVID-19). You want to make sure they get reliable information — and you want them to hear it from you. Here’s how to talk about it.Ask questions geared to your child’s age level. For ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Foster Parents Needed for Older Youth

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Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent? The Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau has an overwhelming need for foster parents for older youth (ages 12-21) . Please call today (724) 830-3301.

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Join the Westmoreland County Local Youth Advisory Board

See the IL Calendar for Westmoreland County local YAB meeting dates.

The Mission of the Pennsylvania Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is to educate, advocate, and form partnerships to create positive change in the child welfare system.

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Children's Bureau - Independent Living

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Clerk of Courts Office COVID-19 Update

Open by Appointment Only

The Clerk of Courts office will be open to public by appointment only. Call 724-830-3732 to schedule; mask is required for visitors. This will not affect individuals who have scheduled court appearances.  In addition, our will be closed from 12-1...

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Clerk of Courts
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Service Fees on Credit Card Payments Effective June 1, 2020

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Effective June 1, 2020

This transaction will include a service fee if you pay with your credit or debit card. The total payment will include either a $2.50 or 2.95% service fee (whichever is greater).

Service Fees are assessed by the credit card processor, ...

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Clerk of Courts
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Owed money? In Westmoreland, some will get restitution on prepaid debit card

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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.

Read full May 22, 2018 Tribune-Review article Clerk of Courts

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Westmoreland County Secures $3.4 Million for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program

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GREENSBURG, Pa., October 8, 2020 - The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners — Sean Kertes, Douglas Chew and Gina Cerilli — announced today that the County has secured $3 million to address lead-based paint hazards plus an additional $400,000 for hom...

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Related Tribune-Review Article Community Development
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Westmoreland County secures $3.4 million for new lead-hazard reduction program

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The Community Development Division has received $3.4 million in federal funding for a new lead-hazard reduction program that'll make low-income households safer while creating an opportunity to enhance the local pool of lead-remediation contractors.

Additional Info... Community Development

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Westmoreland controller’s office to put audits online

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Controller Jeffrey Balzer said financial reports compiled by his staff will be made public, a departure from past practices that required formal requests under the state’s open records laws to review the department findings.

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Courts

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

JANUARY CIVIL ARBITRATION LIST PUBLISHED

The January 2021 civil arbitration list is available on the Court's webpage, Civil Court.

Courts
Posted on: December 9, 2020

JURY TRIALS SUSPENDED FOR JANUARY 2021

The civil and criminal jury trial terms for Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas have been suspended until February 1, 2021. President Judge Rita Donovan Hathaway's December 8, 2020 Judicial Emergency Order of Court appears on the Court's webpage.

Courts
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Court of Common Pleas and Magisterial District Courts

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On March 16, 2020, President Judge Rita Donovan Hathaway declared a judicial emergency in the Tenth Judicial District (Westmoreland County).  View details of this declaration 

In addition, on March 17th, President Judge Hathaway issued a ...

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Courts

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Pennsylvania Department of Health Vaccine Information

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Learn more about the PA DOH's COVID-19 vaccine plan including the Executive summary and corresponding FAQs. They will be adding FAQs each week as more information develops.

Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Pennsylvania Support and Referral Line

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Do you feel...Stressed? Overwhelmed? Alone? Afraid? Anxiety?
During these uncertain times, you are not alone. We are here to listen. Call our Pennsylvania Support and Referral Line. Services FREE & CONFIDENTIAL. 1-855-284-2494 TTY: 724-631-5600

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Targeted Mitigation Effort

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On July 15, 2020 Governor Wold and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine signed orders for targeted mitigation effforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in Southwest PA.

On July 15, 2020 Governor Wold and Secretary of Health Dr.Rachel Levine signed new orders for targeted mitigation effforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in Southwest PA. The decision results in statewide mitigation efforts for b...

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More questions? Review Targeted Mitigation FAQs COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Updated COVID-19 CDC Resource Recommendations

CDC Resource Guidance Document

For Healthcare Settings, Community Locations, Transportation, Restaurant and Bars as well as Home Setting.

Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

WCIDC Approves 25-Year Lease Agreement for Five Star Trail

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We're excited to announce that the WCIDC has signed a lease agreement with Regional Trail Corp. and Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad to ensure that thousands will continue to enjoy the popular Five Star Trail for another 25 years.

Additional Info... Development Council
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Westmoreland County secures $3.4 million for new lead-hazard reduction program

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The Community Development Division has received $3.4 million in federal funding for a new lead-hazard reduction program that'll make low-income households safer while creating an opportunity to enhance the local pool of lead-remediation contractors.

Additional Info... Development Council
Posted on: June 25, 2020

WCIDC Approves Project to Modernize Jeannette Industrial Park Building

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The WCIDC Board today approved a $657,385 project to modernize one of the last available buildings in Jeannette Industrial Park.

Additional Info... Development Council
Posted on: April 23, 2020

WCIDC Approves $2.36 Million Rail-Replacement Project

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The WCIDC Board of Directors has approved a $2.36 million project to replace 4.24 miles of rail of the Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad as part of regular infrastructure upgrades that ensure the continued safety and reliability of the 33-mile railroad.

Additional Info... Development Council
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Development Council - Updated Office Hours

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ATTENTION: In response to the recent statewide shut down ordered by Governor Tom Wolf, the Westmoreland Development Council is following emergency safety measures to protect the health of our employees and community. All non-essential offices will be clos...

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Development Council

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Modified Office Hours & Services

COVID-19 related update

The office will remain closed to the public until further notice. Appearances can be by appointment only.

Hearings are being conducted by telephone and complaints for support and modification petitions can be filed online using E-services and if necessary,...

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Domestic Relations
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Update on Consent Agreements

UPDATE

Due to uncertain financial situations in the current times, Westmoreland County Domestic Relations will accept Consent Agreements to temporarily modify support Orders. All Orders modified are subject to a further Review at a later date

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Juvenile Probation Office Hours Update

UPDATE

Effective Friday, June 5, the Juvenile Probation Office will be open to the public and will resume regular business hours of operation. The New Kensington Sub Office will also be open.

Juvenile Probation

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Westmoreland County Land Bank Featured in Statewide Revitalization Publication

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The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania released a comprehensive revitalization report of problems and solutions in the commonwealth for blight management.
WCLB was highlighted in their growing efforts and success stories.

Read through the full report Land Bank

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

"Virtual" Green Luncheon awards video

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Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Board to present “virtual” Green Luncheon in 2020

Due to pandemic precautions, the Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Board is hosting a “virtual” Green Luncheon presentatio...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

UPDATE: Westmoreland County Parks

COVID-19 related update

The Westmoreland County Parks Department reminds visitors to continue to follow all State Health Department and CDC guidance on social distancing, masks, and gatherings.

We thank you for your patience during this difficult time as we worked through all of ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Take home a piece of the original Mammoth Park Giant Slide!

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5-inch ornaments are $25/each, and 9-inch plaques are $50/each. Click here to download the order form. Cash or checks accepted; please make checks payable to WCPRCAB. Mail your order form to Westmoreland County Parks, 194 Donohoe Road, Greensburg, PA 1560...

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Posted on: December 13, 2012

Like Us on Facebook!

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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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Posted on: December 13, 2012

Follow us on Twitter!

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Follow us @WestCoParksRec to stay up-to-date on news from your Westmoreland County Parks & Trails!

Check out our Twitter page! Parks & Recreation

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Prison

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Released Inmate Commissary Orders

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Effective 11/19/2020

Inmates that were released between June 28, 2020 and November 19, 2020 will have 2 weeks to pick up their commissary order.  

  • You must call the prison to schedule your pick up.  You can do this by calling 724-830-6000 ...
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Prison
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Cancellation of Inmate Visits - Attorney Visitation Limited Hours

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General Visitation

Beginning Monday March 16, 2020, all inmate visits have been cancelled.  Inmates will be given one (1) free video visit per week.  The visit will last for ten (10) minutes.  Your family/friends will be able to ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Notary Services

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Notary Services are available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

City of Greensburg Transfer Tax Rate Increase

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As of January 13, 2021 City of Greensburg is raising their transfer tax rate from 0.5 % to 1 %. This will make the total transfer tax on deeds located in the city of Greensburg 2.5 %

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Recorder of Deeds Related Modified Hours & Services

Appointment Required COVID-19 Alert

Due to the Covid-19 threat to the public at large and Recorder of Deeds personnel, the Recorder of Deeds’ Office will be closed to the public, but the office is staffed to meet the duties and responsibilities of the Office. Our operations will N...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Register of Wills Office Open By Appointment Only

Open by Appointment Only

Effective Monday December 14, 2020 and until further notice, the Register of Wills office with be open by appointment only.  Please call 724-830-3177 to schedule an appointment.  

We also ask that only the people directly involved with th...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Open by Appointment Only

Open by Appointment Only

Open to the public BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Call 724-830-3428 to schedule.

For your convenience, please take advantage of our alternate means of paying delinquent taxes: Mail the payment through the US Postal Service, or pay online . All payments wil...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Alert - Dog Licenses

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If you live in Westmoreland County and you are a pet owner, please be aware of fraudulent websites.

The only place that you can actually purchase a legitimate dog license is the Westmoreland County Treasurer’s Office.  You may also mail ...

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Treasurer's Office
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Office Update Regarding COVID-19

UPDATE

Beginning Monday, June 8th, the Westmoreland County Treasurer’s Office will again be open to the public during regular Courthouse hours.  No appointments will be necessary; however, we still encourage the use of the US Postal Service an...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Message from Governor Wolf

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 1, 2020 

Wolf Administration Reminds Pennsylvanians Experiencing Anxiety, Loneliness, Stress During the Holiday Season That They Are Not Alone, Encourages Active Duty Military and Veterans Needing Help to Use Support ...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Veterans Project New Hope 2021 Retreats - June 12-16 & July 3-7

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Four nights lodging and all meals are provided at NO charge to disabled veterans and their immediate family.

Additional Info... Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Delays in Obtaining Military Documents for Eligibility Determinations

Dear Funeral Directors:

We are asking for your assistance. As you may be aware, the government’s primary repository for military personnel records, the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC), has been closed to the public since March due to the...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: August 19, 2020

March is Women Veterans Month

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Attention ALL Women Veterans in Pennsylvania! Please join us for a weekend of fellowship, camaraderie, and informational workshops by, for, and about women veterans—and the issues that matter and impact them directly. Preregistration is required...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Updated Office Hours

COVID-19 related update

June 29, 2020

Due to COVID 19 the Westmoreland County Department of Veteran Affairs office will not be offering in-person services until further notice.  Our office is open to pick up and drop off paperwork, recorded military discharges, etc. We r...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Reminder for Veterans to Review, Update Benefits They Have Earned

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All veterans should occasionally check with an accredited veteran service officer to see if changes in a veteran’s circumstances or changes to benefit policies may have modified the programs they are eligible to receive

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Veterans' GI Bill benefits to continue during COVID-19 pandemic

President Trump signed into law S. 3503, March 21, which will enable the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to continue providing the same level of education benefits to students having to take courses online due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Regional Offices closed to the public starting March 19

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Regional offices will remain open, but no longer accept walk-ins for claims assistance, scheduled appointments, counseling and other in-person services. This decision protects older Veterans and those with underlying conditions as well as our employees.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

New Procedures at VA National Cemeteries due to COVID-19

All Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemeteries are open and will continue to provide interments for Veterans and eligible individuals. However, the National Cemetery Administration is continuing to adjust its services in light of the best pra...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 13, 2020

War Related Illness and Injury Study Center

Click on the link below for more info.

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Blue Water NAVY Communications Toolkit

Please follow the links below for more information on the NAVY Blue Water Act.

Blue Water Navy Communications Toolkit

NAVY Blue Water Topline Report

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Having a VA Disability Rating Doesn't Prevent You from Serving in the Military

There are many myths about having a Department of Veterans Affairs' disability rating and serving in the military. The most common is that, if you have a VA disability rating, you can never serve in the military again.

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Military Medals

Search our Unclaimed Property database for
military decorations from various conflicts.

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

First Graduate of Westmoreland County's Veterans Court Says He’ll Return as a Mentor

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Ryan Skuta was home about a year after his third tour of duty, a four-month stint as a freelance infantryman fighting with the Kurds against ISIS in 2016, when he was arrested in Jeannette and charged with drunk driving.

On Tuesday, Skuta, 33, of Irwin, be...

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WCIDC

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

WCIDC celebrates sale of 13.39 acres at Technology Park II

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The WCIDC is celebrating the transfer of 13.39 acres in Technology Park II to Al. Neyer, which next month will begin building a 150,000 SF speculative flex facility on the site. It's expected to employ 150+.

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

WCIDC Approves Project to Modernize Jeannette Industrial Park Building

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The WCIDC Board today approved a $657,385 project to modernize one of the last available buildings in Jeannette Industrial Park.

Additional Info... WCIDC
Posted on: April 23, 2020

WCIDC Approves $2.36 Million Rail-Replacement Project

Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad at New Stanton

The WCIDC Board of Directors has approved a $2.36 million project to replace 4.24 miles of rail of the Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad as part of regular infrastructure upgrades that ensure the continued safety and reliability of the 33-mile railroad.

Additional Info... WCIDC

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Posted on: September 19, 2020

Implementation Plan for Reopening (Currently On Hold!)

View our Implementation Plan for Reopening. Please be advised that this is subject to change. Stay tuned for an update next week.

Additional Info... Westmoreland Manor
Posted on: September 14, 2020

8/31/2020 Update: Step 3 of our New Implementation Plan has started!

Click the link below to view our New Implementation Plan for Reopening, updated 9/14/2020.  Please be advised this is subject to change. *At any time that there is a resident or staff positive case in the building, we have to place the I...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

8/31/2020 Update: Step 2 of our Implementation Plan has restarted

Click the link below to view our Implementation Plan for Reopening. Please be advised this is subject to change. *At any time that there is a resident or staff positive case in the building, we have to place the Implementation Plan on hold.* Please keep c...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

8/17/2020 Update: Step 1 of our Implementation Plan has restarted

Click the link below to view our Implementation Plan for Reopening. Please be advised this is subject to change. *At any time that there is a resident or staff positive case in the building, we have to place the Implementation Plan on hold.* Please keep c...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Implementation Plan for Reopening (Currently On Hold!)

View our Implementation Plan for Reopening. Please be advised that this is subject to change. Stay tuned for an update on step3 next week.

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Corona Virus Update - June 4, 2020

COVID-19 related update

Residents, Staff, Families, and Visitors

For almost three months, Westmoreland Manor has remained dedicated to the ongoing welfare, safety, and health of our residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic. In doing so, the Manor has referenced the daily updates, a...

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Posted on: September 19, 2020

9/19/2020 Update: Our Reopening Implementation Plan is currently on hold

Click the link below to view our New Implementation Plan for Reopening, updated 9/14/2020.  Please be advised this is subject to change. *At any time that there is a resident or staff positive case in the building, we have to place the I...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

8/31/2020 Update: Step 3 of our New Implementation Plan has started!

Click the link below to view our New Implementation Plan for Reopening, updated 9/14/2020.  Please be advised this is subject to change. *At any time that there is a resident or staff positive case in the building, we have to place the I...

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