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A special meeting of the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners will be held on Friday, March 20, 2020 at 10 am in the Commissioners Public Meeting Rooms at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, 2 North Main Street, Greensburg, PA.
If any memb...
Stay informed with the latest county-wide and departmental updates regarding COVID-19. Learn how to opt-in to email and/or text notifications each time the COVID-19 information is updated.
Did you know? For every family of 5 that does NOT complete the census , our county loses roughly $100,000 in funding! Learn more about why the 2020 Census matters for Westmoreland County.
The purpose of Westmoreland County’s Consolidated Plan (CP) is to guide funding decisions in the next five years regarding specific federal funds received for housing and community development activities.
The CP is guided by three over...
Visit the PA Department of State website to learn about Voter Registration, Your County's New Voting Systems, Mail-in Voting and more.
Provide Domiciliary “Dom” Care from your home while earning a reliable monthly payment.
The Dom Care program provides a homelike arrangement in the community for adults ages 18 and older who are unab...
The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging operates a Vision Center located at Westmoreland Manor in Greensburg for county residents age 60 and older. The Vision Center is staffed by a licensed optometrist and offers cataract and glaucoma screenings. Ey...
The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation Board of Directors today approved an option agreement with Red Fish, LLC for two lots that comprise 10.99 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II in Hempfield Township.
Jobs (deadlines): Nursing Supervisor, Westmoreland Manor
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.
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...
Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.
Check out the draft documents for hazards identified in the Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan. This will be our third major update since 2000.
View New Plan Drafts View previous plans
A violent-intruder drill Monday in Greensburg was the result of about five years of preparation by the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety and Westmoreland Casemanagement and Supports, Inc.
Public safety officials used the drill as a way to gau...
The $516,000 center includes a large trailer with internet, mapping and communications equipment and two mobile surveillance units that feature cameras atop 37-foot masts and six drones for aerial reconnaissance activities.
Follow us @WCDPS911 for the latest Westmoreland County DPS news and updates.
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...
Helping the Caregiver take care of themselves.
The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging extends an invitation to you to attend our monthly Caregiver Support Group Meeting on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the McKenna Center for Active Adu...
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,...
Volunteers deliver more than meals. Each friendly visit is a safety check enabling our community's seniors to live less isolated, nourished lives with independence and dignity. Find a Westmoreland County's Meals on Wheels program near you.
Autism: Stronger Together for a Lifetime
Thursday, April 30, 2020
DoubleTree by HIlton Hotel910 Sheraton DriveMars, PA 16046
This conference will feature topics covering needs across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, such as: Mindfulness for All, Per...
White Oak Vet Center in partner ship with Mental Health America SWPA and the Blackburn Center invite you to take part in an event to promote MST awareness and more…
Stomp Out the Stigma Walk Flyer
We’re looking for Sponsors!
We are seeking community sponsors to ensure our first annual walk is a success. Donations will be used to help with costs for participant t-shirts, food, and music. Sponsors giving a dona...
Supporting Transgender Clients- Training Series
The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is sponsoring our second annual “Supporting Transgender Clients” Training Series in partnership with the Gender and Sexuality Devel...
THREE CPS CERTIFICATION TRAININGS SCHEDULED!
Southwest Behavioral Health Management, Inc. is sponsoring three (3) training events for CPS (Certified Peer Specialist) Certification in 2020!
Training is provided at NO COST for Residents of Armstrong, Indiana,...
The training consists of two In-Person trainings and a series of seven webinars.
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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...
Congratulations to Arielle Teppert, from Latrobe, National American Miss Pennsylvania Preteen 2018 winner, whose service project focused on providing foster children with back to school items.
On behalf of Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau, w...
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 impacted their lives.
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.
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.
A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution.
Do you want your opinion heard regarding your community's priorities? Now is the time to provide us your input! Join the Westmoreland County Community Development Division to provide comments concerning the County's housing and community development needs...
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)...
CURRENT INCIDENT - MULTIPLE FATALITY CRASH ON PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE - JANUARY 5, 2020
Current Update: 8:55 AM - Multiple fatality crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike at Mile Post 86.1 Westbound in Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County...
The license suspension hearings previously scheduled for April 21, 2020 at the Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas are cancelled. The cases will be rescheduled to a future date and parties will receive notification of the new hearing date.
Civil Arbitration cases previously scheduled for April 28, 2020 are cancelled and will be rescheduled by the Civil Court Administrator's office. Parties will receive notification of the new Arbitration date in the near future.
The Summary Appeal trials previously scheduled before the Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas for April 21, April 23, and April 30, 2020 are cancelled. The hearings will be rescheduled and parties will receive notice of the new hearing date.
Common Pleas Criminal Court proceedings previously scheduled for April 6-10, 2020 are cancelled per the Judicial Emergency Order and will be rescheduled. Parties will receive a notice in the mail with the rescheduled date. As a reminder the Crim...
The Supreme Court supplemented its March 18, 2020 emergency declaration order. Specifically, the Court provides a procedure for filing a praecipe for a writ of summons in the Superior Court "in the event a court of common pleas is unable to...
Please be advised that all hearings(with the exception of emergencies) before President Judge Rita Donovan Hathaway scheduled from March 17,2020 to April 3,2020 are continued and shall be rescheduled by the Court upon expiration of the Judicial Emergency.
The criminal jury trial term scheduled for April 13-17, 2020 has been cancelled. There will be no jury trials scheduled for this term and no jurors will need to report in anticipation of selection this week.
Protection from Abuse Hearings and Indirect Criminal Contempt hearings scheduled before Judge Walsh on March 30 are continued to April 20,2020 and hearings scheduled for March 31 are continued to April 21, 2020.
Due to the current emergency declaration, individuals may file for a Temporary Protection from Abuse at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, Court of Common Pleas, lobby daily between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Protection from Abuse fi...
All final protection from abuse hearings scheduled for March 23 and March 24 have been continued. Final hearings for March 23rd are rescheduled to Monday April 6, 2020 before Judge Silvis in Courtroom #10. Final Hearings for March 24th...
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 ...
Civil Arbitration hearings scheduled for March 31, 2020 have been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a future date. Parties will receive notice of the rescheduled Arbitration date.
This is due to the declaration of a judicial emergency in the 10th Judicial District of Pennsylvania. Uncontested motions may be submitted by MAILING the original to the assigned judge for signature. This in effect until further notice...
Common Pleas Criminal Court proceedings previously scheduled for March 18 -April 3, 2020 are cancelled per the Judicial Emergency Order and will be rescheduled. Parties will receive a notice in the mail with the rescheduled date.
Per Supreme Court’s Order dated March 16, 2020, President Judge Rita Donovan Hathaway has declared a judicial emergency in the Tenth Judicial District (Westmoreland County) for the period of March 17, 2020 to April 14, 2020. The Operat...
Contempt and Compliance hearings before Senior Judge Driscoll on March 23rd are cancelled due to the current health situation. Please do not report to the courthouse for contempt/compliance hearings. The hearings will be rescheduled.
The public is advised that currently there may be telephone scams being placed to County residents. One scam alleges that the caller is from the County Sheriff’s department demanding payment of money for failing to appear for jury duty. &nbs...
The April civil Arbitration List is available. The list can be found on the Civil Court page of the Court's website.
Motions Court before Judge Silvis on Monday, April 20, 2020 is cancelled. Judge Silvis will hear Motions Court on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 8:45 a.m.
PART-TIME WORK ARRANGEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE.
The civil Arbitration date for April has been changed from April 28th to April 29th. The civil Arbitration date for October has also been changed from October 27th to October 23rd due to room unavailability.
PLEASE DO YOUR PART BY FOLLOWING ORDERS MANDATED BY GOVERNOR'S OFFICE.
The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners has decided to limit Westmoreland County government to essential functions only beginning Wednesday, March 18 at 8:00 am running through 8:00 am on March 30, 2020.
The Commissioners have charged each Department and Row Office with evaluating essential vs. non-essential personnel and functions, based upon the County statutes. Westmoreland County will operate as normal until Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 8:00...
Learn how to make a payment on a case while the Clerk of Courts office is closed to the public
As of 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2020, all park facilities, gates, and restrooms will be closed to the public until further notice. We recommend people not visit our parks during this time. We will update as more information becomes available.&nbs...
Judicial Emergency in Tenth Judicial District (Westmoreland County) and Judicial Emergency Order, Judicial Order Closing Magisterial District Courts to the Public
Due to the Covid-19 threat to the public at large and Recorder of Deeds personnel, as well as Governor Wolf’s order to close all businesses that are not life sustaining, the Recorder of Deeds’ Office will be closed to the public, but t...
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Tax Claim Bureau is currently closed to the public during these trying and unprecedented times.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Tax Claim Bureau is currently closed to the public during these trying and unprecedented times.
For your convenience, please take advantage of our alternate means of paying delinquent taxes: Mail the payment through the...
In light of the State of Emergency that has been declared by Westmoreland County, we urge all business for dog licenses, small games, bingo licenses etc., be done through the mail.
Yearly dog licenses can be purchased via the online dog licensing system
This is for your protection and our staff. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
The Westmoreland County Department of Veteran Affairs office will be closed to the public from March 18th 2020 through March 30th 2020, unless otherwise directed.
Emails and phone messages will be checked periodically. All messages will be answered once the office returns to normal operations.
The DAV van will continue to operate for transportation to and from the VA hospitals in Pittsburgh. Please call and leave a ...
Effective Monday, March 30, 2020: Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office will issue Gun Permits by appointment only. Call 724-830-3457 to make an appointment. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Please be advised that according to Title 18, Section 6106 b(12) as long as you are eligible to renew your license, said license is still valid for six months beyond the printed expiration date on the license.
Westmoreland Development Council is following emergency safety measures to protect the health of our employees and community. All non-essential offices will be closed for at least two weeks, effective March 18, 2020.
Below you will find information on hours of operation and business-specific contact information for the Westmoreland Development Council. Please note that this is a fluid and ever changing situation and information is subject to change. Thank you for your...
Upon order from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, all courts in PA are to close with the exception of essential businesses.
Effective at 4:00pm today (March 19, 2020) until April 3rd, the Westmoreland Register of Wills/Clerk of the Orphans’ Court will be closed for all functions except Emergency Guardianship Petitions. In this case, please contact 724-830-...
The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging is announcing the closure of all Senior Centers and Satellite Centers effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020 through March 31, 2020 due to concerns about the 2019-novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
As this is a rapidly evolving event, and out of concern for our participants who are typically 60 years of age or older, this action is being taken to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Center participants will be afforded the opportunity to &rs...
Due to COVID-19, Westmoreland County BHDS has minimized its staff to essential personnel in the Courthouse complex.
To contact us:
For emergencies, please contact the 24 Hour Crisis Hotline at 1-800-836-6010.
Otherwise, please contact:
Dirk Matson, BHDS Administrator, Work Cell Phone: 724-787-1634, firstname.lastname@example.org
Toni Dubovsky-Modar, Administrative Assistan...
As of tomorrow, March 17, 2020, the Prothonotary Office will not be taking Passport applications until further notice.
Due to recent events with the Coronavirus, the following changes have been implemented regarding visitation to the Westmoreland County Prison
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 ...
Residents, Staff, Families, and Visitors
With the Coronavirus Pandemic constantly evolving, Westmoreland Manor has put many protective measures in place to provide the safest care for your loved ones. We want to assure our families that we are co...
The Westmoreland County Commissioners held a press conference to address COVID-19 on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. at the Westmoreland County Courthouse.
Where should you begin when trying to understand how the $2 trillion federal CARES Act can help your business? The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act is a pretty good starting point. Download it from our COVID-19 business resource pag...
The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority board has approved guidelines for a new emergency response program that provides zero-percent interest loans of up to $100,000 with terms of three years. This COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program will b...
On March 19, the SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance approved the statewide disaster declaration application submitted by Gov. Tom Wolf’s office. Small businesses and nonprofits that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus now...
Shared-work plans enable employers to temporarily reduce the work hours of employees and divide the available hours equally rather than laying off any employees. Those employees who are covered by a shared-work plan receive a percentage of their unemploym...
The SBA approved the program this afternoon, and Westmoreland County COVID-19 Leadership Team is now urging small businesses negatively impacted by the emergency to immediately begin the application process for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans.
The Westmoreland County COVID-19 Leadership Team urges small businesses and nonprofits to familiarize themselves with application process for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans.
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...
The WCIDC has agreed to buy 110 acres in Hempfield and Unity townships for a mixed-use development that could support as many as 500 jobs and include residential development and potentially a small commercial district.
Al. Neyer signs option agreement with WCIDC for 13.39 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II
Westmoreland County voters will have multiple opportunities over the next month to view and test new touch-screen computer systems that will be used to cast ballots for the first time this spring.
Department Heads, if you receive notice from any of your employees, please update your CodeRED spreadsheets with the new information and forward it to Cass Kovatch, email@example.com.
Amanda Bernard BA, MBADirector of Human Resources
Please review the following links for information regarding policies pertaining to COVID-19.
Application Process for Requesting COVID-19 Specific Leave
Pandemic Activation and Response Policy
The Summer 2019 Inside Line Newsletter is now available online. The Inside Line is a Newsletter is Published every other month by the Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging, Westmoreland County Commissioners and Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Residents of Irwin should prepare themselves for a new flavor in town. Gato, a new taco-centric restaurant located at 207 Main Street plans to open its doors later this month, continuing the small business growth in the area.
Vandergrift Borough, in partnership with Westmoreland County Land Bank, today announced it has been awarded a $151,000 grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program, administered by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
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.
NOTICE: All 3 sections of the Twin Lakes Dog Park will be closed until Monday, March 30. Thank you for your patience and cooperation!
As of 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2020, all park facilities, gates, and restrooms will be closed to the public until further notice. We recommend people not visit our parks during this time. We will update as more information becomes available.
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...
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!
Follow us @WestCoParksRec to stay up-to-date on news from your Westmoreland County Parks & Trails!
Notary Services available during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
Applicants must meet the following Qualifications:
Candidates must have: a Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred in Business Management or related field of study; Three to five years’ experience in a progressi...
Upon order from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, all courts in PA are to close with the exception of essential businesses. Effective at 4:00pm today (March 19, 2020) until April 3rd, the Westmoreland Register of Wills/Clerk of the Orphans&rsq...
Yearly dog licenses can be purchased via the online dog licensing system&am...
Credit Card payments accepted for on-line purchases only.
Emails and phone messages will be checked periodically. All messages will be answered once th...
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.
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.
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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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.
Search our Unclaimed Property database for military decorations from various conflicts.
Annville, PA - Mimi Thomas-Brooker, who works for the Pennsylvania Veteran Farming Project, was awarded the Pennsylvania Commendation Medal from Maj. Gen. Anthony Carrelli.
The Defense Department has announced expanded Commissary, Military Service Exchange and MWR access Jan. 1 and established a standard for physical access to military installations.
For veterans who think they were exposed to toxic substances during their service, the Department of Veterans Affairs has a mobile application that will help them answer questions about what this potential exposure means for their long-term health.
On August 9, 2019, Loan Guaranty Service (LGY) published VA Circular 26-19-23, which provided interim guidance on implementing The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 (the Act).
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...