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The Westmoreland County Board of Elections is excited to announce that we have partnered with Scytl to implement a new scalable Election Night Reporting (ENR) system on our website.
Results will be uploaded to the new site at approximately 9:30 pm on May 2...
Join Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau in celebrating Foster Care Awareness Month! Stop by to learn how you can become a foster parent and make a difference in the lives of others! Discover what it means to be a foster parent!
Recent Jobs posted (with deadlines): Summer Teacher, Juv Detention (May 24); Juvenile Probation Officer, Juv Probation (May 24); Assistant Administrator, Westmoreland Manor (May 29); Training Lieutenant, Prison (May 29); Temp Custodial Worker (May 31)
Westmoreland County and Court Offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day.
Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced the sale of 319 S. Pennsylvania Avenue to JS Penn, LLC., for the development of new co-working space in downtown Greensburg.
The Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced the installation of new playground equipment at the Suterville community park. The “Play Express” set is a four piece train play set, representative of Suterville’s history.
Northmoreland Park receives a high volume of visitors each year and has many welcoming amenities, but previously lacked a central space for children to gather and play.
Westmoreland County will be holding a Voter Hall of Fame induction ceremony on September 20, 2019.
Administered by the Department of State's Elections Bureau, the Voter Hall of Fame was established to acknowledge and honor Pennsylvanians who hav...
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission is seeking input from the public on the draft SmartMoves for a Changing Region regional plan. This plan identifies transportation and development priorities in the region for the next 25-30 years.
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After years of hiatus, a reinvigorated and enhanced veterans court — expected to begin operations by early May — will enable former members of the military convicted of crimes to earn reduced sentences.
The Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development invites you to review the approved Reimagining Our Westmoreland Comprehensive Plan.
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.
The Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan must be reviewed and revised every five (5) years to meet Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requirements. The Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation working group has started the revision process for ...
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.
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved his request to declare a disaster in Westmoreland County after significant flood damage to homes and businesses from a severe storm on ...
The grant through the Department of Homeland Security, will for the first time enable response teams to work on the five rivers that border Westmoreland County as well as local lakes and reservoirs.
Follow us @WCDPS911 for the latest Westmoreland County DPS news and updates.
Several Westmoreland and Allegheny County senior centers are receiving grant money that will help modernize buildings and expand programs.
Photo Credit: Dan Speicher, Tribune-Review
The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging extends an invitation to you, to attend our monthly Caregiver Support Group Meeting on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the McKenna Center for Active Adu...
On-The-Job Training Program for Mature Workers
Westmoreland County Food Bank’s SNAP Application Assistance Program
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the federal program, formerly known as Food Stamps, that helps low income individuals to purchase nutritious food, such as fruits, v...
Congratulations Jackie Snyder! Jackie is a member of the New Alexandria Center for Active Adults. Her drawing was chosen, and published in the Pennsylvania Department of Aging/ APPRISE 2019 Medicare Preventative Services Calendar. Her beautiful p...
Celebrating Seniors and Making Dreams Come True
Senior Employment Program-SCSEP- Learn While You Earn
Addressing tobacco and behavioral health disparities through the lens of trauma informed care and resiliency.
Southwest Behavioral Health Management, Inc. is sponsoring 3 training events for CPS (Certified Peer Specialist) Certification.
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.
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...
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.
Notice is hereby given that the County of Westmoreland is proposing amendments to its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.
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)...
The June 2019 Arbitration list is available on the county website under the Civil Section of the Court's homepage.
The Honorable Harry F. Smail, Jr. will not be hearing Civil or Orphans' Court motions on Friday, June 7, 2019. Counsel should make arrangements to present on a prior or subsequent Friday.
Judge Silvis will not preside over motions court on June 7, 2019. Counsel should plan to present motions on an alternative date.
Westmoreland County has a veteran population of approximately 28,000, according to VA estimates. Westmoreland County and Westmoreland County Courts would like to remind those who have served, as well as friends, family and attorneys who represen...
The Westmoreland County Airpark is adjacent to Arnold Palmer Regional Airport and has lots available ranging in size from 2 to 8 acres. 9-Year LERTA is available.
The Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development invites you to review the final draft of Reimagining Our Westmoreland.
Play a vital role in the democratic process. Contribute to your community by helping run an election and safeguard our election process.
Poll workers are needed for the May 21 Primary Election in the following areas:
The end of the Weight Loss Challenge is fast approaching. The Final Weigh In will be on May 20 (8-12am)and 22 (12-4pm) at the various locations.
On May 24th we will be having an event at Rilato at 4pm to celebrate everyone’s success! In...
Wellness is sponsoring an 8 week weight loss challenge. Congratulations to our top three individuals with the highest % of weight/inches lost during our midway weigh-ins. Keep up the great work! Final weigh-in will be May 20 and 22.
Wellness is sponsoring an 8 week weight loss challenge! (2020 Wellness qualifier). Initial weigh in Is March 25- 26 at multiple locations. Prizes awarded mid-way and end of 8 weeks based upon % of weight and inches lost.
Some 1,200 Pennsylvanians with disabilities may have to be put on a waiting list every month instead of getting help immediately to hold down a job and live independently.
A glass-enclosed cabinet outside an Irwin church is filled with nonperishable food — an inventory that changes as people donate what they can and take what they need.
Working with Sen. Kim Ward’s office, Beckley coordinated a volunteer day for about 70 Dormont workers, himself included, at the Westmoreland County Food Bank in Delmont last week.
You won’t pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That’s the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying.
Twelve new volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASAs) were sworn into service May 10 by Criminal Court Judge Christopher Feliciani, it was announced this week.
Graduates of the CASA training program this spring includeRonel Baccus, Gr...
Postpartum mental illness is the most common complication of pregnancy, w/ an estimated 1 in 7 women affected by it. Symptoms can include withdrawal from loved ones, feeling distant from the baby, prolonged sadness, beyond a brief period of “baby blues.”
In Westmoreland County, schools in Penn-Trafford, Derry Area, Greensburg Salem and Hempfield Area districts are set to receive money.
Alex Yawitz, 21, is pursuing a two-year business degree at Westmoreland County Community College with plans to open his own small business.
If you want to save your brain, focus on keeping the rest of your body well with exercise and healthy habits rather than popping vitamin pills, new guidelines for preventing dementia advise.
George Shannon was at a Sewickley cocktail party, six years into an unexpected, demanding period involving nearly 24/7 care of his longtime wife, who had had two strokes, two hip fractures and triple-bypass surgery.
Beaver is a prolific artist despite having a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia — along with, he says “depression, anger and bipolar disorder.”
Visitors and workers at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh’s North Side, a Squirrel Hill restaurant and an Avalon thrift shop may have been exposed to measles last month, health officials said Monday.
Born at just over 27 weeks gestation, Victoria Zerlin began life with unusual challenges. She spent her first 80 days in the neonatal intensive care unit at University Medical Center in Lubbock, where her parents, both Venezuelans, were living.
Skyler Wood, a fourth-grader at RK Mellon Elementary School in Bolivar, flashed a big smile as he was presented with a gold medal for winning his heat in the 50-meter dash Saturday morning at Westmoreland County’s Special Olympics track and field event.
EDINBORO, Pa. -- Veronica Siaba is leaving college because the program she traveled hundreds of miles for is gone.
Allegheny County last week reported five confirmed cases of measles, its first ones of the year, and health officials are warning residents there will likely be more cases.
Even in the midst of personal tragedy, Robbyn Slavin did not miss a beat as volunteer coordinator for the Charter Oak Church Food Pantry.
Elderly Pennsylvanians are being defrauded to the tune of an estimated $1.2 billion per year, according to a recent study, and when it happens, many do not report it to the authorities.
For many years, Pennsylvania has been slowly closing state institutions for people with intellectual disabilities in favor of caring for them in smaller, community-based settings such as group homes, a trend welcomed by many disability advocates.
New staff announcements, Employment conference, Upcoming events, Employer spotlight, Hot Jobs list--all in the CareerLink Chronicle
According to the CDC, dults born between 1957 and 1967 should be revaccinated, as early vaccines were less effective than the vaccine available after 1967.
A report from the state Department of Human Services found a 50% increase statewide in child abuse reports 2014-2016, a trend local child welfare officials said comes from an increase in mandated reporters and rise in children impacted by addiction.
Some people told they have Alzheimer’s may instead have a newly identified mimic of the disease — and scientists say even though neither is yet curable, it’s critical to get better at telling different kinds of dementia apart.
Although the majority of people getting the illness now were never vaccinated, the expanding outbreaks have raised new questions about whether some older adults — including many of those born before the mid-1960s — should be revaccinated.
The Latrobe Bulletin--Thomas Jefferson would have been diagnosed with high-functioning autism if he were alive today. Author Norman Ledgin comes to that conclusion in his book “Diagnosing Jefferson. ” tioning autism, or HFA.
Early red flags of controlling behavior can seem normal — wanting to spend all of your time together; wanting to know everything about you — including where you are, what you are doing, who you are with; checking your phone and social media accounts.
Westmoreland County Transit Authority bus riders can now pay fares via smart phones.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first medical device to treat ADHD. The system is a prescription-only device intended for patients age 7 to 12 years old who are not currently taking ADHD medication.
Military personnel and Veterans who need help or support can call the Veterans Crisis Line at 800-273-8255, press 1. Or, text 838255.
Students who want to pursue a nursing career this fall semester can apply for one of three scholarships worth a total of $96,800 to attend either the University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg or Westmoreland County Community College.
The PA House is approving tougher penalties for people who don’t report suspicions about repeated child sexual abuse and it’s clarifying that nondisclosure agreements can’t prevent people from talking to police in child molestation investigations
Does an older friend or relative have a hard time hanging up on telemarketers or get excited about a “You’ve won a prize” voicemail? New research suggests seniors who aren’t on guard against scams also might be at risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease.
The process of applying for federal disability assistance will change this week in Pennsylvania — and for many applicants, it will become longer and more complicated.
The AG seeks to delay this summer’s insurance network breakup between rival health systems UPMC and Highmark, in hopes of ultimately enabling thousands of seniors, cancer patients & people with disabilities to maintain access to doctors.
William Gunther will be able to ride a bicycle alongside other kids in his Unity neighborhood and Sarah Carl will be able to tell her parents what she wants to eat when they plan meals in their Penn Borough home.
Several community members and organizations will be honored by Mental Health America of Southwestern Pennsylvania next month.
More than a year and a half after a state audit found child welfare workers were underpaid and ill-equipped to deal with an increasing tide of abuse complaints, a bill would give caseworkers access to more information about at-risk children.
State Rep. Eric Nelson has four daughters, and he’s pretty sure all of them placed bets on when he’d take a spill during Saturday’s “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event, hosted by the Blackburn Center in Greensburg.
State lawmakers Tuesday moved to delay — and eventually kill, they hope — a planned funding change that could severely reduce subsidized rides to doctors offices and other medical appointments for the poor and elderly in Pennsylvania.
Heather Hunter of Hempfield wasn’t supposed to be at Excela Square at Norwin on Wednesday morning, talking about how a double lung transplant in September 2016 gave her a second chance at life.
The Department of Health has scheduled 11 public meetings regarding the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations.
The meetings are open to the public to obtain comments and recommendations for t...
Catherine Markosky’s stable of nine therapy horses have important work to do.
The state Department of Aging maintains an online database to help consumers compare the cost of frequently used medications.
The cost of prescriptions for cash-paying customers can vary widely between pharmacies, as each pharmacy sets its own prices for c...
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the federal government’s first line of defense against food insecurity in the United States, provides benefits to help individuals and families make ends meet.
Depending on income guidelines, ...
KDKA's Lynne Hays-Freeland interviews Westmoreland Director of Veterans Affairs on the recent suit by the PA Attorney General of an organization preying on veterans. Learn about reputable resource for claims assistance. Listen to the brief interview at ht...
This Free 5.5-hour training will define the diagnostic terminology regarding FASD. The prevalence, signs, symptoms and impact of FASD will also be presented. Interventions will be explored regarding the overall difficulties when working with individuals t...
The Community Arts Integration Project (CARP) for Westmoreland County will dedicate it's completed mural at American Architectural Salvage on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 10:00 am. The mural, 15 feet high by 40 feet wide shows the rich history t...
The Westmoreland County Land Bank is proud to partner with many current downtown business projects, supporting investment in Westmoreland County's core areas.
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.
The 33rd annual Mammoth Fest will be held at Mammoth Park on Sunday, June 2, 2019! 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 fishing derby will be held on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Twin Lakes Park from 8:00am to 1:00pm. This event is sponsored by the Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation, the Westmoreland County Sportsmen’s League, and Dick&rsqu...
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!
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Effective July 2, 2018, Policy S-470, Mail and Incoming Publications, shall be amended to provide that the Prison will begin photocopying in black and white, all incoming articles of mail (letters, drawings, greeting cards and photographs, etc. with the e...
Toll free: 1-866-232-1899Online: www.TouchPayDirect.comTouchPay Kiosk: Located in the jail lobby
Notary Services available during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
The next Annual Tax Sale will be Monday, September 9, 2019 at 10:00 am in the Commissioners' Meeting Rooms, First Floor, Courthouse. The property list will be available online in July and updated twice a week until the day of the sale.
Credit Card payments accepted for on-line purchases only.
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When Colten Oakes, a Franklin Regional senior, got his camera out at the traveling Vietnam War memorial in Murrysville Community Park, he couldn’t help thinking of his grandfather, whose dog tags were hanging around Oakes’s neck.
A 96 year-old Belle Vernon man will be honored next week for his service as a World War II combat medic in a campaign to liberate the Philippines.
Memorial Day observances in Allegheny TWP, Lower Burrell, Kiski TWP, New Ken, Vandergrift, and more
The Norwin Historical Society will hold its annual Memorial Day observances Sunday at area cemeteries and war memorials.
135th Annual Memorial Service In Latrobe:
- May 25, 2019, 7 p.m.- Latrobe United Methodist Church, 440 Main St., Latrobe, PA (Westmoreland County)- Point of contact: Barry Novosel, Cmdr American Legion, Post 515 at 724-537-6061 or email Home...
A Norwin High School graduate and officer in the 82nd Airborne Division will be the keynote speaker at the Irwin Memorial Day Parade on Monday.
When a trip to New York City fell through, Burrell High School students decided to donate $1,000 they raised for the outing — along with their free labor — for a much-needed sprucing up of Lower Burrell’s Veterans Central Park on Monday.
During the festivities this Saturday honoring the late Sgt. Jason M. McClary at the Allegheny Township War Memorial, Kiski Area students will be signing up area veterans and the families of late veterans for inclusion on the Kiski Area Veterans Website.
Hard work combined with community service were responsible for Norwin High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC program earning the second-highest recognition from the Air Force’s Junior ROTC, officials with the program said.
Veterans Leadership Program of western PA is collecting donations of new, unused items for moms who have served. Drop off at 3 locations in Westmoreland County:
The PA Hero Walk will hold a memorial ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday for Army Sgt. Jason McClary at 21 Towne Center Drive in Allegheny Township.
Westmoreland County’s director of Veterans Affairs is reminding veterans that applying for benefits should never come with a fee.
MOBILE SERVICE OFFICE WILL BE AT PA CAREERLINK ALLE-KISKI-MAY 24, 2019
9AM-3PM IN ROOM #132
DAV information seminar that broadly covers:
Women veterans and service members are invited to tea at the Women's Health Clinic, University Drive VA, Building 1, Room 1A175
Wednesday, May 29 from 11am to 1 pm
Volunteers on Friday helped assemble the 25th annual West Newton Cemetery Avenue of Flags, a Memorial Day tradition.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) will host Memorial Day ceremonies from May 25 to May 27 to commemorate the nation’s fallen service members.“At VA, we ...
- May 25, 2019, 7 p.m.- Latrobe United Methodist Church, 440 Main St., Latrobe, PA (Westmoreland County)- Point of contact: Barry Novosel, Cmdr American Legion, Post 515 at 724-537-6061 or email Home515@v...
At 10AM on May 25, 2019, the Kiski Valley Veterans and Patriots Association, also known by their fundraising name, PA Hero Walk, will hold a ceremony at the Allegheny Township War Memorial adjacent to Century 21. This event will be focused around bringing...
What: 75th Anniversary of D-Day Commemoration Ceremony
Where: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
When: June 6th, 2019 at 9:30am
Partners: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
Annville, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) reminded veterans and their dependents that they should never pay for assistance to apply for veterans’ benefits. Federal and state laws make provisions...
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced May 13 that Veterans who qualify for a VA Home Loan funding fee waiver are now being notified in their home loan eligibility certificate and disability compensation award letter.
Army Reserve and Guard members who chose the new Blended Retirement System and who will be eligible for continuation pay this year will see thousands of dollars more cash.
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum Trust, Inc. invites you to a FREE Memorial Day celebration Monday, May 27th from 11AM to 4PM to honor and celebrate our Military!
RAIN OR SHINE!
Soldiers & Sailors' free community event starts with a ref...
Proceeds to benefit PA Hero Walk.
The center has memory, personal and skilled nursing care, said center commandant Rich Adams in an announcement. Residents have access to therapy, 24-hour care and recreation on site and in the community.
Veteran X is sponsoring a free event for veterans and their family members at Idlewild Saturday, May 25th at 12 noon. Please see flyer for details.
Whether you’ve always wanted to design your own firearm, visit SeaWorld on the cheap, or get the best deal on a hotel for your next family vacation, check out our list of deals. While some offers are specific to May, more and more businesses are...
Senators saw a prime example of military leadership during Gen. James McConville’s testimony to become the next Army chief of staff. Others saw a problem about those who choose to serve.
SCRANTON, Pa. — Melissa Hughes has run dozens of races since her first 5K five years ago. So she knows exactly how it’s going to go down when she and her best friend run through the city on Sunday during the Pittsburgh Marathon.
A group of about 45 disabled veterans are expected to test their fly casting skills during a fly fishing outing on May 11 at Foggy Mountain Lodge Lake off Route 130 in Cook Township.
Adjutant General Addresses State VFW Annual Loyalty Day Event:
Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania’s Adjutant General and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), spoke about loyalty...
Veterans Leadership Program invites you to support veteran moms during the month of May. See flyer for needed items and drop-off points, including Veterans Affairs at the county courthouse, Christian Laymen Corps in Greensburg, and Greensburg's CBOC.
Fierce Loyalty: Safety Plan
This video can help veterans and their loved ones understand the importance of creating a safety plan tailored to individual or family needs that can support someone in the home who may be in crisis. The video tells the story of...
Free Legal Assistance Military Discharge Upgrades:
- May 2, 2019, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.- Pittsburgh VAMC H.J. Heinz Campus, Building 71, 1010 Delafield Rd., Pittsburgh, PA (Allegheny County)- Make an appointment today at 202-733-3324 or email up...
Women Veterans Call Center: 1.855.VA.Women (1-855-829-6636)
Are you a women who served in the military?Do you know your Veteran status? Do you have a Veteran ID card? Should you receive any benefits from VA, like the GI Bill?
The U.S. De...
The YMCA Camp Soles, Rockwood, PA, 15557 is offering a special rate for children of military.
Date: June 16-21, 2019
Rate: $220 for the week of June 16-21.
Other weeks are available with the price of $320. Use discount code omkweek19.
John Clark had been in Vietnam for about three weeks when, while out on patrol, he stepped on a metal stake that went through the side of his foot.
Adjutant General Reaches Out To PA Legislature To Support Gov. Wolf's PA GI Bill:
Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania’s adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), ...
ANGOVILLE-AU-PLAIN, France — Long after 160,000 Allied troops stormed the Normandy beaches on June 6, 1944, long after the war was over, long after France was rebuilt, the stories of valor never lose their power.
A veterans court is a way to acknowledge that when the tour of duty is over, there are scars that remain — sometimes invisible and sometimes not — that can make it hard to just go back to the life that was there before.
Adjutant General Honors 171st ARW For Outstanding Unit Award, Discusses Gov. Wolf’s PA GI Bill:
Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania’s adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMV...
Pennsylvania Rep. Chrissy Houlahan admits she never even looked into her veterans benefits until she ran for Congress. “I just never thought that I should.”
“It’s OK to seek help,” she says. “There is no wrong door. Whether that is a peer or a spouse or a chaplain or a mental health professional, it’s OK to seek help.”
Thirty-one soldiers who participated in the Thunder Run mission near Baghdad on April 5, 2003, received the Silver Star for valor.
Got a tick bite? Don’t risk Lyme disease – Veterans enrolled in VAPHS can now request to be evaluated in the privacy of their home through VISN 4’s free virtual tick bite clinic. If you have been bitten by a tick, call 412-822-2222 and press 3 from 8 a.m....
The warmer weather has us all thinking of summer, sunshine and BBQ! So it is time to start spreading the word about our annual BBQ. You are invited to our annual FREE BBQ and Open House at our White Oak Vet Center on Friday May 24th 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. ...
Ray Charley is going to bike a mile for nearly every year of his life. Every day. For 48 days
If you're like me, you probably wonder just what that document you get from Tricare after you receive any type of medical care actually is.
Veterans, active duty, Guard, and Reserve and their spouses may attend this full day training on owning a veteran-owned small business at no cost.
Friday, June 14
8:30 am to 3 pm
Western PA Small Business Adminstration District Office
411 Seventh Ave., Suite ...
The moving Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall will be at Kittanning Riverfront Park June 6-10th, 2019.
Park is located at South Water Street, Kittanning.More information: https://www.wavesofthunder.com/the-moving-wall .
Veterans enrolled at VA Pittsburgh can call 412-360-6700 to make a routine Eye Clinic (optometry) appointment. No primary care referral necessary!
Delmont Girl Scout Rebecca Schlisser was honored for receiving her Silver Scout award today in North Huntingdon at the annual Westmoreland Association of Township Supervisors' meeting, where she received their 2018 Youth Award.
Rebecca led the ef...
Whether you’re just getting out of the service or you’ve been a civilian for years now, the VA Welcome Kit can help guide you to the benefits and services you’ve earned.
Based on where you are in life, your VA benefits and services can support you in diffe...
A restored Air Force P-40 Warhawk fighter plane will join the high-flying spectacle May 25-26 at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Unity.
WCIDC has been awarded $1.5 million to improve the Radebaugh Subdivision, including rehabilitating approximately 0.5 miles of track, replacing two turnouts, and constructing two sidings.
WCIDC announced today the final phase of work at the Jeannette Glass site will begin on Monday, April 22.
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.