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Westmoreland County and Court Offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day.
A special meeting of the Westmoreland County Retirement Board will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 9:00 am in the Commissioners Meeting Room #101 at Westmoreland County Courthouse.
The Commissioners Regular Public Meeting of Thursday, May 17, 2018 been recessed at 10:48am and will reconvene on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 9am in Commissioners Meeting Room #101 of the Westmoreland County Courthouse.
The Tax Claim Bureau provides lien certifications which are a means of determining whether taxes are owed or have been paid for prior years.
Beginning Monday, May 14, 2018 draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) documents will be available for public review at www.spcregion.org, at SPC offices, the Pittsburgh Department of City Planning, County Planning Departments, and at many public l...
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 County's 13 Centers for Active Adults will be hopping with plenty of spring events for fun and fellowship!
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.
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.
Recent Job Postings (with deadlines): Probation Officer Aide, Juvenile Probation (May 30), Temp Custodial Worker, Westmoreland Manor (May 29), Court Assistant (June 1) and Court Reporter - Court of Common Pleas, open until filled.
A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution.
The Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced the winner of its first annual Love That Lot contest, a competition highlighting community projects that transform vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties into assets for neighborhoods.
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...
March 28, 2018, Greensburg--Volunteer drivers are being recruited to provide transportation for Westmoreland County veterans to VA Pittsburgh hospitals for medical appointments. This service is available at no cost to riders thanks to dedicated volunteers...
The Westmoreland County Office of Behavioral Health/Developmental Services /Early Intervention Services would like to hear your opinion about the services we provide, as well as offer feedback about programs we monitor. Please take our survey by May 31.
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.
The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation Board of Directors have approved a purchase and sale agreement with Elliott Company for property within the former Jeannette Glass Plant site. Elliott plans to construct a cryogenic pump test stan...
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.
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...
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...
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...
“These brownfield sites, perceived to be contaminated spaces, can be converted for another industrial or commercial use,” said April Kopas, executive director of Westmoreland County Redevelopment Authority. Photo credit: Kyle Hodges
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, May 9, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the McKennaCenter for Ac...
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.
It's been emotionally draining and heartbreaking for Peg Wiley to watch her husband slip into dementia...
Every month, she looks forward to one day in particular marked on her calendar — the second Wednesday.
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...
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...
Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau recently received a generous donation of 482.2 lbs. of clothing by Deluzio & Company, LLP!
Through networking, the firm learned that the Children’s Bureau keeps a “children&a...
On June 10th Governor Wolf and First Lady Wolf, along with members of the Supreme Court invited approximately 73 professionals and their guest, to the Governor’s Mansion in recognition of their valuable contributions to Pennsylvania Children, in celebrati...Read on...
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.
Pennsylvania courts have released a series ofvideos that explain the judiciary’s new policy for protecting confidential information and documents in public court filings with the trial and appellate courts.
The new PublicAccess Policy...
The plan is available at the following locations:
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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Judge Scherer will not be hearing Civil or Orphans' Court motions on Friday, June 15, 2018. Counsel should make arrangements to present on a prior or subsequent Friday.
Judge Marsili will not hear civil or orphans' court motions on Friday, June 15, 2018. Counsel should make arrangements to present motions on a prior or subsequent Friday.
Judge Smail, Jr. will not be hearing Civil or Orphans' Court motions on Friday, June 15, 2018. Counsel should make arrangements to present on a prior or subsequent Friday.
Pennsylvania courts have released a series of videos that explain the judiciary’s new policy for protecting confidential information and documents in public court filings with the trial and appellate courts.
The new PublicAcce...
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:
Community meetings have been scheduled throughout the county in seven Planning Districts to review, rate, and prioritize the draft strategies for the Westmoreland County Comprehensive Plan. Be sure to attend one near you!
Today, the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation Board of Directors approved a purchase and sale agreement with Elliott Company for property within the former Jeannette Glass Plant site. Elliott plans to construct a cryogenic pump test st...
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:
All workplaces should include employee training about unconscious biases that many people possess, says a principal consultant at a Maryland firm that provides services on diversity and inclusion.
LillyAnna Uhler, 10, has never been able to ride a bike with her friends.
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June 5th: Wellness
October 23: Health Care Updates for 2019
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown Pittsburgh
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 & Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 8 am – 12:30 pm
The event is open to the public. Attendees...
Retirees living in Westmoreland County could be getting the most bang for their Social Security bucks, according to the personal finance company SmartAsset.
Murrysville Police Chief Tom Seefeld took up a position with officers from his department and Monroeville police on the roof of the Dunkin' Donuts along William Penn Highway on Friday morning.
It's one thing to say you want to help feed the community, it's quite another to actually throw open your doors and invite all comers to dinner.
Suzanne Ward knows firsthand the struggles faced by child sexual assault victims and made it her mission to make funding more accessible to agencies that work with all victims and children.
Carol Knopsnider's cousin, Phyllis Wiltrout, came through loud and clear when she asked, “Can you hear me now?”
Knopsnider smiled and said, “I'm going to be able to hear all kinds of things.”
Most young adults haven’t given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant number are already providing long-term care for older loved ones, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
It's 2:00 on a Wednesday, and you just sat down for a quick lunch break. You are trying to figure out how you will get Johnny to his baseball game by 5:30, then all of a sudden you realize you never called Mom to remind her to take her heart medicine.
Warning others of the dangers of texting while driving will help put Natalie Drnjevich through nursing school.
Breakfast and lunch will be free for all 610 students at Amos K. Hutchinson Elementary School in Southwest Greensburg starting in September.
Thursday, June 7, 20189:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
The Westmoreland Manor2480 S. Grande Blvd.Greensburg, PA 15601
Free, Continental Breakfast included
Learn how to protect yourself and family. Know the early warning signs and what to do if you are a victim. Katrina ...
“Maintaining that social engagement can give you a greater sense of purpose and give a sense of motivation that can make you behave in ways that are better for your health."
If you see police atop the roof of the Murrysville Dunkin Donuts on Friday morning, do your best to avoid the stereotypical, cliched cop/donut jokes.
Dylan Mendenhall's new, adaptive three-wheeled bicycle means he can ride his bike to the park when he couldn't before, according to his mother, Nancy Burgess.
Download the flyer here.
As a young woman, Sherri Kovalcin liked working with people decades older than herself.
“I've always worked with geriatrics” and enjoy helping people, said Kovalcin, 57, of North Huntingdon.
The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances became breeding grounds for gossip and cruelty.
Please consider weighing in the County Comprehensive Planning Committee's “Draft Strategies Survey”. This survey allows you to provide input on the draft strategies that have been developed during the "Re-Imagi...
Marjorie Jones trusted the man who called to tell her she'd won a sweepstakes prize, saying she could collect the winnings once she paid the taxes and fees. After she wired the first payment, callers kept adding conditions to convince her to send more.
A regional umbrella organization for hospital volunteers — most of them women — has shut down, but the local hospital volunteer groups remain strong and supportive, officials said.
Diversity, Eqrity, Accessibility+ lnclusion MattersWith Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole
Thursday, May 24, 2o187:3O-8am Meet & Greet with Breakfast8-8:15am ' Welcome & lntroduction of Dr. Cole,Judith O'Toole & Carlotta Paige8:15-9am ' Keynote Address,...
People with disabilities represent a large, underutilized labor pool for Pennsylvania employers, and a program Monday at Saint Vincent College aimed to help more high school students with disabilities find jobs after graduating.
Ricki Evans' family started its Relay for Life team in memory of her aunt, Sandy Pyle, who died from breast cancer seven years ago.
Mike Durda and three fellow Greensburg-area residents team up each May at Mammoth Park. The occasion is the bocce tournament held during the annual Westmoreland County Senior Games.
1-877-PA SR LAW (1-877-727-7529) A toll-free, statewide telephone service providing legal information, advice, brief services and referrals to Pennsylvania seniors. This is a free and confidential service for adults 60 years of age and older. Expanded ser...
Young adults are always searching for a job that’s satisfying and successful. It’s the same for young people with autism, so new programs are helping them hit the job market running.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is required to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019. A new, unique Medicare Number isreplacing the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on each new Med...
Over 1,000 people gathered Saturday at Offutt Field to raise awareness about gender-based violence by participating in the annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event hosted by the Blackburn Center of Greensburg.
Two months after a Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that touched off a national discussion about school safety and gun control, students from across Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties are confident ...
The 2018 Westmoreland County Senior Games will take place May 1-11, at Mammoth Park and several other central Westmoreland area locations.
Any person 50 years of age or older is eligible to participate in any of the 32 events. Westmoreland County residency...
BY MARYANN GOGNIAT EIDEMILLER For The Bulletin--Laurie Fox always loved music and wanted to do something with it as a career.
When she was in high school, her clarinet teacher asked her if she wanted to teach. No, she did not. Did she want to perform?
Low-income housing tax credits were conditionally awarded to projects in New Kensington, Hempfield and the Pittsburgh area, the state said Thursday.
Farmer's Market voucher info, Tools for Caregivers, Events, Elder Abuse tips, and more!
We invite you to join us for a six week course for family caregivers. Deadline to register is April 23, 2018.
Westmoreland County Coroner Ken Bacha released the 2017 year-end statistical report Wednesday that shows the county reached the predicted overdose death tally of 193, a new record.
Feedback is being sought through an online survey by the Westmoreland County Office of Behavioral Health/Developmental Services/Early Intervention.
Our group meets monthly to discuss topics of interest for real-estate investors and to help us grow our business successfully. Many of us have great ideas to share. Let’s pass them along. Many of us will obtain great ideas at our meetings to enh...
With a $20,000 donation from Uber and thousands of pounds of food from Farm Aid 2017, Pittsburgh-based 412 Food Rescue has been able to push to the 724 area code on multiple fronts.
Medicare will send new cards to enrollees starting in April, and the Federal Trade Commission has a few tips for how to avoid getting scammed during the process.
Westmoreland County Community College's Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will host several AARP Smart Driver Course starting this spring.
(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 email@example.com 724.830.3050 Westmoreland County Land Bank Teams up With Keep PA Beautiful to Tackle Blight (HERMINIE, PA) The Westmoreland County Land Bank...
The 32nd annual Mammoth Fest will be held at Mammoth Park on Sunday, June 3, 2018! This special event will take place along the Mammoth Park lake shore from 11:00am to 7:00pm. Mammoth Fest features free admission, free parking, great music, food, bingo, c...
A free Father’s Day fishing derby will be held on Sunday, June 17 at Twin Lakes Park from 8:00am to 1:00pm. The event is sponsored by the Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation, the Westmoreland County Sportsmen’s League, a...
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...
The Giant Slide at Mammoth Park has re-opened and is ready for use. Thank you for your cooperation and patience!
Photo Credit: Michelle Sechrist
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!
An online survey is now available in case you can't make it to one of our Planning District meetings. The intent of the survey and meetings is to review the core objectives, and rate and rank the strategies associated with the Comprehensive Plan for Westm...
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...
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...
Mt. Pleasant Borough is one step closer to redeveloping a former industrial brownfield donated by the Levin family in 2008.
The RACW contributed by providing environmental and engineering expertise along with solicitation for bid proposals. Continued involvement includes oversight of razing and back-filling activities. Demolition is to be complete by April 30, 2018.
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.
Retired Navy SEAL Britt Slabinski was awarded the Medal of Honor on Thursday, the most prestigious military decoration for U.S. service members.
Military Family Relief Assistance Program:
The Military Family Relief Assistance Program provides financial assistance in the form of grants, to eligible Pennsylvania service members and their eligible family members....
Memorial Day Weekend discounts:
McCormick and Schmick's: Offering a free lunch or dinner entree on Monday to active duty, reservists, retirees, veteran...
State Rep. Eric Nelson, a former Marine Corps infantryman, will be the guest speaker at the Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 33's Memorial Day ceremony Monday at Westmoreland County Memorial Park in Hempfield Township.
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.
The annual Memorial Day parade in Irwin will begin at 10 a.m. May 28. It will go through downtown and along Pennsylvania Avenue to the Irwin Union Cemetery.
Members of the White Valley AMVETS will host a series of Memorial Day ceremonies for the 73rd year in a row on May 28.
Westmoreland County VA Town Hall on the MoveJune 28 at 6 p.m.American Legion Post 344109 S. 5th St.Jeannette, PA 15644
The Marine Reserve Forces is offering free Marriage Enrichment Retreat for all military members--any branch.
An upcoming retreat is scheduled for Hershey PA on 20-24 June. For more info and to register contact RP2 Jean Charles, 504-697-8092, mfr_retreats@u...
In support of current and former military members and their spouses, KDKA-TV is partnering with the Mall at Robinson to provide service men/women with knowledge of the resources available to assist with the transition back into the private sector.
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.
John Bennis' legacy was lost in flames. His family rediscovered it more than 50 years later.
Judy Niehenke found it hard to hold back her emotions at Foggy Mountain Lodge Lake in Stahlstown. “I had tears in my eyes when I saw our son Ed being lowered from the bus in his wheelchair to go fishing,” she said.
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...
Contrary to popular assumption, most eligible borrowers start with enough VA loan entitlement to finance a home of up to $417,000.
The new veterans pod at the Allegheny County Jail made David Francis feel welcome in a way he didn't experience when returning from Vietnam.
Triumvirate Environmental Recruitment Open House
Friday, May 25th, 2018 at our Jeannette Manufacturing Plant
1092 Claridge Elliott Road, Jeannette, PA 15644
Stop in from 11 am to 4 pm & tour our Recycling & Manufacturing Facility!
Speak with Triumvira...
Things were looking pretty rough for Darrel Diehl after he lost his job. Diehl, an Army veteran from Cheswick, has a degree & history in tech, but was jobless when he went to CareerLink and working against a job market that didn't see him as an asset.
Pittsburgh Area Commissary.79 Soldiers Lane, Moon Twp, PA, 412-375-6310
Friday May 18 Armed Forces Day Event, 1100 -1300
Stop by to shop and enjoy a Hot Dog as our way of saying “thank you” for your Service.
VA is currently investigating a telephone scam involving an individual or individuals impersonating VA Office of General Counsel attorneys. The perpetrator reportedly calls Veterans and requests money to process their claims for benefits.
Overall care quality in U.S. Veterans Health Administration facilities is similar to or better than care provided in other U.S. health systems, according to a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
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.
Please see flyer for info on the May 19 Fallen Heroes Run.
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.
Since the early 1990s, people have been patting Bob McKenna on the back when he and a group of American Legion members and volunteers install 340 U.S. flags along Route 22.
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.
A limited number of free flag holders, designed to attach small flags to mausoleum burials, are being distributed by the Westmoreland County Veterans Affairs office in advance of Memorial Day.
Mother of Sorrows Church will host a Memorial Day car cruise whose proceeds will benefit both veteran and child-cancer charities.
Volunteers are needed to help keep an American Legion's tradition of planting flags on veterans' graves alive.
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...
Please see flyer for details. Shuttle service information is here.
Of Local Interest
Disabled Veterans Fishing Outing:
- May 12, 2018, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.- Foggy Mountain Lodge, 117 Foggy Mountain Ln., Stahlstown, PA (Westmoreland County)- Point of contact: Larry Myers at 724-454-9345 or email firstname.lastname@example.org&n...
The Pittsburgh-based 911th Airlift Wing closed a long chapter in its history on Monday as it bid goodbye to its fleet of C-130 Hercules aircraft.
May is Military Appreciation Month, and as our way of saying thank you for everything you do, we're proud to announce that Cadillac is participating in the GM Military Discount in 2018! In addition, eligibility has been extended to include Veterans within...
CollegeRecon’s no-cost online college research tool helps veterans, service members and their families find information regarding housing, out-of-pocket costs and military / veteran support programs from nearly 3,000 non-profit schools.
Military personnel may be endangering their own brains when they operate certain shoulder-fired weapons, according to an Army-commissioned report released Monday.
Are you eligible to participate in one or more of the health registries VA established to track and monitor the health of specific Veterans? Learn more: Call VA Pittsburgh’s Environmental Health Clinic at 412-822-1707 or visit http://ht.ly/vxn430jI4GQ
They are among the hundreds of Harrison residents who served their nation in World War II, members of the Greatest Generation.
Westmoreland County Event: Disabled Veterans Fishing Outing:
- May 12, 2018, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.- Foggy Mountain Lodge, 117 Foggy Mountain Ln., Stahlstown, PA (Westmoreland County)- Point of contact: Larry Myers at 724-454-9345 or em...
A single shovel of dirt has yet to move at the long-shuttered SCI Greensburg to transform it into a full-service veterans campus, but the property is now reportedly worth 40 times what was paid for it.
Veterans and their families are invited to White Oak Vet Center's Barbecue and Open House on May 25th from 11 am to 2 pm.
2001 Lincoln Way, Suite 21, White Oak, PA 15131
RSVP to Lee at 412-678-7704 or email@example.com
The U.S. Air Force is set to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to an airman for the first time since the Vietnam War, according to an exclusive report from Task & Purpose.
Annville, PA – A report by the National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics projects that by 2043 the number of women veterans will increase from about 10 percent to more than 16 percent of all living veterans. With this number...
Track appointments and get reminders, refill prescriptions, manage your health records, and communicate securely online with providers. Create your account at the VA's new online portal at https://www.myhealth.va.gov/mhv-portal-web/home
A publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Wolf Administration Honors All Who Served And Sacrificed In Vietnam War, Encourages Participation In Wall Of Faces:
The Pennsylvania Departmen...
PPG Paints Arena offers for military members/families---active, reserve, retired.POC for questions, etc is: Jake Sullivan, Group Sales Manager, PPG Paints Arena, firstname.lastname@example.org, Office: 412-804-2688 | Mobile: 412-738-3622To purchas...
by: TRICARE.mil Staff March 20, 2018
Do you have TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) coverage now? If so, then you need to know that the TRDP will end on Dec. 31, 2018. Not to worry – Anyone who was in TRDP this year or would have bee...
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...
WASHINGTON — In an effort to stem the tide of veterans suicides, President Donald Trump on Tuesday will sign an executive order mandating new mental health options for recently separated service members.
The Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan, or IRRRL, allows veterans to take advantage of lower interest rates while maintaining the backing of the VA in their new mortgage setup.
DMVA's Southwestern Veterans' Center In Pittsburgh To Host Open House:
You're invited! DMVA's Southwestern Veterans' Center (SWVC), Pittsburgh (Allegheny County), will host an Open House on Friday, March 30, 2018. Com...
Veterans teamed with service dogs have lower levels of depression and anxiety and higher levels of life satisfaction, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.
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.
VA's Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry allows eligible Veterans and service members to document their exposures and report health concerns through an online questionnaire.
Have you deployed?
Whether last year or 50 years ago, combat Veterans face many of the same challenges when they return home. Join the Vet Center for a Combat Veterans Group and learn about resources available to you.
Second Tues. of each month, 6...
Learn about Slippery Rock's Troops to Teachers program.
The Camp Lejeune Family Member Program is for family members of Veterans who were stationed at Camp Lejeune. If you are a Veteran, apply here www.va.gov/healthbenefits/apply ...
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.