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Posted on: July 11, 2019

August Fun Fest at Cedar Creek Park - Sunday, August 8

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Bring the whole family for a fun day at August Fun Fest! Featuring carnival rides, food, music, a car show cruise, crafts, flea market, and more! Admission and parking are free

Lots of Family Fun at August Fun Fest at Cedar Creek Park!

August Fun Fest will take place at Cedar Creek Park in Belle Vernon on Sunday, August 8, 2021 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. There’s something for the whole family with great food, fun entertainment, and ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Commissioners Approve C-PACE Program

C-PACE Infographic Updated

County Commissioners today approved a Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy program that will make it easier to obtain low-cost, long-term financing for certain property types for efficient equipment, renewable energy and water-conservation projects.

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Enjoy the sounds of summer with two free Summer Concert Series!

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Enjoy the sounds of summer at two free Summer Concert Series to be held at Twin Lakes and Cedar Creek Parks

The Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation will host two free summer concert series at Twin Lakes and Cedar Creek Parks in 2021. These c...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

We're hiring!

Hiring

Jobs (deadline): Telecommun Officer Temp, Public Safety (Jul 31), Operations Mgr, Juvenile Services (Aug 2); Quality Assurance Mgr, (Aug 6); & Director, Election Bureau (Aug 9); Grants Coord, Planning (Aug 20); Communications Assoc, RA/Land Bank (Aug 27)

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

"Parks Passport" Destination Guide Contest

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Visit Westmoreland County's hidden gems - our parks and trails!

Enter to win a great Laurel Highlands gift package in the "Parks Passport" Destination Guide Contest!

The “Parks Passport” is an informative guide to our 10 Westmoreland County parks and 5 trails. The Passport encourages marchers to visit and lea...

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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: 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: June 2, 2021

LEPC Citizens Guide to Emergency Planning

Citizens Guide News Flash

Are you prepared in the event of an emergency? Check out the Local Emergency Planning Committee's 2021 Citizens Guide to Emergency Planning. This extensive 24 page booklet provides a great resource for Westmoreland County citizens to plan ahead in the eve...

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2021 Citizens Guide to Emergency Planning 911 Public Safety
Posted on: June 15, 2021

NOW HIRING- Telecommunication Officers

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Looking for a new career?

Westmoreland 911 will be holding the next Telecommunications Officer training class starting on September 20, 2021.

UNSEEN HEROES WANTED.Apply today and join our team!

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Click here to view job posting! 911 Public Safety
Posted on: July 1, 2021

July 2021 Newsletter- The WCDPS Report

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The WCDPS Report Issue 2 is now available! Our Public Safety newsletter is created for you to read about our departments latest updates, accomplishments, and safety tips!
Click "Additional Info" to access newsletter.

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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 2, 2021

Recent Office Updates

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Our office is now open to the public. In addition:  

  • Home Delivered Meals are being delivered M,T,Th,F Meals are no longer frozen 
  • Adult Day Care is operating T,W,Th,F
  • Senior Centers are now open for congregate meals.
View Additional Updates

Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: April 14, 2021

2021 Farmers Market Nutritional Program

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FARMER’S MARKET VOUCHERS AVAILABLE

The 2021 Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program provides eligible seniors with vouchers to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania.  This program, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department o...

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Additional Info... Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Westmoreland County Transit Authority - Transportation to COVID-19 vaccination sites

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Westmoreland Transit has fixed-route transportation to or near most medical facilities. Fixed-route public bus service is available to anyone with no reservations or requirements to use the service.

Additional Info... Area Agency on Aging

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

JOB OPENING - FISCAL ASSISTANT

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You must apply for this position through the PA Civil Service. The below link will take you directly to the list of open Westmoreland County jobs. Please click the "Fiscal Assistant (Local Government) Westmoreland County BHDS" job.

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Fiscal Assistant Job Opening

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

TRAIN Pilot Program

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Across Pennsylvania, there are qualified therapists prepared to support individuals who have experienced trauma. Likewise, there are therapists dedicated to supporting ID/A populations. However, there are few providers equipped to offer support through bo...

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BH/DS
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Justice & Recovery CommUNITY Event

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Justice & Recovery Community Event

Date: September 18, 2021Time: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.Place: St. Clair Park, Greensburg, PA 15601

This is a free event for the community!

There will be speakers, resource tables, a FREE meal, and entertainment.

Now acce...

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BH/DS
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Prevention Conference 2021

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Prevention Conference 2021

When: Friday, October 1, 2021Time: 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.Place: Westmoreland County Community College

Topics include:

  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse issues with Comedian Gab Bonesso.
  • Impaired Driving in PA with a...
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BH/DS
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Support Groups Updates (for Adults)

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IN-PERSON SUPPORT GROUPS

Please note: These groups are not therapeutic; they are meant for socialization.

Hope & Healing Support Group (For those recovering from a suicide attempt)

Every 2nd & 4th Monday of every monthTime: 6:00PM-7:30PMLocation: MHA...

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BH/DS
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs) Survey

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Doors To Wellbeing and Painted Brain are working in collaboration to advance the role of peer-supported psychiatric advanced directives.
We are looking to get a picture of what the Peer Support workforce knows about Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs), a...
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BH/DS
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Mt. Pleasant Night Out 2021

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When: August 3, 2021 (Rain date: August 5, 2021)
Time: 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Raffles & Giveaways!
Music with DJ Rick!
  • Come meet local Police Officers, Firefighters, and EMTs.
  • FREE sandwich, chips, ice cream, and water.
  • Free activities ...
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BH/DS
Posted on: May 28, 2021

UPDATED: 15th Annual Ray of Hope Walk

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Westmoreland County Suicide Awareness and Prevention Taskforce

Date: September 11, 2021

Time:8:30 a.m. -- Virtual Survivor's Group10:00 a.m. -- Walk Registration Begins

Place: Twin Lakes, Greensburg, PA

Register online or download the&nbs...

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BH/DS
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Crisis Intervention Teams - Graduates

Crisis Intervention Teams Training

The Westmoreland County BHDS Office collaborated with Mental Health America SW PA (MHASWPA) and The Southwest Crisis Intervention Teams to complete the first of two Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) Trainings for our first ...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Lead Safe Westmoreland

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The Lead Paint Hazard Control and Healthy Homes Program of Westmoreland County.

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

SAVE THE DATE for PATC 2021

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Mark your calendar for the 2021 Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference! 

October 5 - 7, 2021

This year's virtual conference will offer featured speakers, breakout sessions, panels, personal stories, and numerous other valuable learning opportuniti...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 18, 2021

URGENT - Telehealth Update

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Telehealth Update 

Last Friday, the Pa. Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs sent a notification regarding the temporary regulation waivers issued during the disaster declaration.  It referenced that the end of the state emerge...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Open Positions - Merakey Westmoreland ACT

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What is Merakey?

Merakey is a not-for-profit developmental, behavioral health, and education provider. We offer a variety of services to individuals and communities across the country. We offer these services to 50,000+ people each year at nearly 700 locat...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 6, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations - ID and Autism

The Impact - COVID 19 ID Autism

Governor Tom Wolf has announced a partnership with Pennsylvania-based Rite Aid Pharmacy to ease access to COVID-19 vaccinations for people with intellectual disabilities and autism. Beginning May 4, people with an intellectual disability, autism, and thei...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 4, 2021

It's All About You...

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Brought to you by Disability Options Network

  • Parenting with a Disability
  • Sexuality
  • Employment
  • Relationships
  • Prevention of Violence
  • Sports/Recreation
  • Advocacy
  • Woman and Healthcare
  • LGBTQ

We want to hear your voice and we want to help you, and others, develop social c...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 3, 2021

"Autism Acceptance Not Awareness..." Article

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As Autism Acceptance month wraps up, ODP shared an article by Dr. Nancy Doyle   published in Forbes that summarizes many of the major perspectives and themes expressed from the Autistic community over the past month. In the arti...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Change in Childline FBI Clearance Result Letters

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PLEASE BE ADVISED as of April 17, 2021, ChildLine has changed the format of the FBI Clearance Result letter.

The major change you will observe in new format is the consolidation of result boxes. Instead of the four checkboxes previously used on the letter,...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Beacon Health Options Virtual Zoom Webinars

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All trainings are open to Members, Family Members, Providers, County Staff, and includes anyone that might be interested in attending.

Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) and Services for Children, Youth, and Young AdultsDate: Tuesday,&...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 19, 2021

"United for Recovery" - Westmoreland County CSP

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The main goal of CSP is to bring about a new understanding and acceptance of people with mental illness, and to offer support and education so that individuals with mental illness and co-occurring disorders may enjoy a high quality of life in their commun...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Aging Up

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Every Monday

4PM-5PM

(Anyone 18-26 yrs. of age is welcome to attend)

For Zoom link contact Heather McLean.

Download and share the flyer!

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BH/DS
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Virtual Suicide Prevention Webinars

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The Garrett Lee Smith Youth Suicide Prevention Grant team is pleased to announce a free virtual suicide prevention training series which will begin Tuesday, April 6th. This is a repeated series with the same offerings from the spring and fall of 2020.

Suic...

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BH/DS
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Community Health Clinic, Inc.

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Community Health Clinic, Inc., provides primary care for all ages. 

  • Are you in need of medical or dental care?
  • Do you need a physical for school or work?
  • Do your children need a well visit and immunizations?
  • Do you or do one of your family members ne...
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BH/DS
Posted on: March 19, 2021

SAVE THE DATE! Ray of Hope Walk

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Annual Ray of Hope Walk

(Suicide Prevention & Awareness)

Date: September 11, 2021

(They are no longer here, but never forgotten)

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BH/DS
Posted on: March 16, 2021

The Giving Tree Drop-In Center

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The Giving Tree Drop in center is located in Greenburg, Pa. The center provides peer support, self-help, and resources to promote independence and well-being for transition-age youth (age 16 and 17) and young adults (age 18-30) living with behavioral heal...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Teletherapy for Veterens

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Veteran and First Responder (VFR) Healthcare has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to provide Intensive Outpatient Treatment via telehealth for substance use disorder specifically designed for Veterans and their f...

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BH/DS
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Westmoreland Co. BHDS is seeking Advisory Board Members

Get On Board

Westmoreland Co. BHDS is seeking to fill four (4) seats on their Advisory Board.

  • Physician
  • Professional in the field of Religion
  • Citizen's Organization
  • Educator

Mission: It is the mission of the Westmoreland County Behavioral Health/Developmental Serv...

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BH/DS
Posted on: January 14, 2021

CareerSTEPS

CareerSTEPS-RIHS

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: 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: 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:

Sara Stenger, Administrator, stenges@westmoreland.swsix.comToni Dubovsky-Modar, Administrative Assistant, dubovst@westmoreland.swsix.comPatrick Showman,...

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BH/DS

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Older Youth Pandemic Relief

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Are you a current or former foster youth?  If you were in care at age 14 or over and are currently under age 27 AND a current resident of Westmoreland County, you may be eligible for a direct pandemic relief payment. Funding ends for youth aged 2...

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Children's Bureau
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.

Additional Info... Children's Bureau

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Older Youth Pandemic Relief

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Are you a current or former foster youth?  If you were in care at age 14 or over and are currently under age 27 AND a current resident of Westmoreland County, you may be eligible for a direct pandemic relief payment. Funding ends for youth aged 2...

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Children's Bureau - Independent Living
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: 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

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

NOTICE OF AMENDMENT

NOTICE OF AMENDMENT

The federal CARES Act, P.L. 116-136, made available supplemental funding through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development has allocated another round of CDBG-CV funds in the amount of $1,966,...

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Additional Info... Community Development
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

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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: July 27, 2021

August 2021 Arbitration List

The August 2021 Arbitration List is now available on the county website.

Courts
Posted on: July 27, 2021

September 2021 Civil Trial Lists

The September 2021 Civil Trial Lists for the Honorable Rita D. Hathaway, the Honorable Chris Scherer, and the Honorable Harry Smail are available on the county website.

Courts
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Civil Motions July 30, 2021

No Motions will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021 before the Honorable Rita Hathaway, the Honorable Chris Scherer, or the Honorable Harry Smail.

Courts
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Judge Smail Motions August 20th

The Honorable Harry F. Smail, Jr. will not be hearing Civil or Orphans' Court motions on Friday, August 20, 2021. Counsel should make arrangements to present on a prior or subsequent Friday.

Courts
Posted on: June 29, 2021

July 2021 Arbitration List

The July 2021 Arbitration list is now available on the Westmoreland County Website.

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: June 4, 2021

County Operations Update

Open to the public

The Westmoreland County Courthouse and all county government facilities are open open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted, with or without an appointment

 Anyone visiting should check the webpage of the department in which you are conducting business prior to arriving to see if they've noted other office visitation policy.

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 10, 2021

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths

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Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.

Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury launched the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), designed to assist households unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Westmoreland County ERAP is anticipated to open early April.

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

Printable flyer. Help spread the word. COVID-19 Updates

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

WCIDC Finalizes Sale of 19.92 Acres at I-70 Industrial Park

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Wyatt Inc. will build a 120,000 SF new home for its millwork and exterior curtainwall manufacturing operation on Lot 18-R in the South Huntingdon industrial park.

Additional Info... Development Council
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

Westmoreland County Development Council Building

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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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: May 26, 2021

Westmoreland County Land Bank Receives $300k Towards Blight Remediation

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $12 million in funding during today’s Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) meeting to assist with blight remediation in communities across Pennsylvania.

“The Blight Remediation Program was crea...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

August Fun Fest at Cedar Creek Park - Sunday, August 8

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Lots of Family Fun at August Fun Fest at Cedar Creek Park!

August Fun Fest will take place at Cedar Creek Park in Belle Vernon on Sunday, August 8, 2021 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. There’s something for the whole family with great food, fun entertain...

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August Fun Fest event page Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Enjoy the sounds of summer with two free Summer Concert Series!

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Enjoy the sounds of summer at two free Summer Concert Series to be held at Twin Lakes and Cedar Creek Parks

The Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation will host two free summer concert series at Twin Lakes and Cedar Creek Parks in 2021. These c...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Mammoth Park Giant Slide Complex Rules

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Check out this short video highlighting some of the Mammoth Park Giant Slide Complex rules and regulations:

The Mammoth Park Giant Slide Complex reopened Tuesday, June 15, 2021. The Complex features two, 100-foot stainless steel slides and a 40-foot plasti...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 16, 2021

"Parks Passport" Destination Guide Contest

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Enter to win a great Laurel Highlands gift package in the "Parks Passport" Destination Guide Contest!

The “Parks Passport” is an informative guide to our 10 Westmoreland County parks and 5 trails. The Passport encourages marchers to visit and lea...

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Parks & Recreation
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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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Commissioners Approve C-PACE Program

C-PACE Infographic Updated

County Commissioners today approved a Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy program that will make it easier to obtain low-cost, long-term financing for certain property types for efficient equipment, renewable energy and water-conservation projects.

Additional Info... Planning

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Prison

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Inmate Visitation to Resume

Visitation-Policy-Update

Beginning Monday June 7th, 2021, all inmate visits will resume.  Inmates will still be given one (1) free video visit per week.  The visit will last for ten (10) minutes.  Your family/friends will be able to contact GTL at&n...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Westmoreland County Prothonotary Launches e-filing System for Civil and Family Court Documents

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Civil and family court documents can now be filed electronically in Westmoreland County.

Tribune Review article... Prothonotary
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Passport Applications Available by Appointment Only Starting May 3

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Prothonotary Office will be taking Passport applications by appointment at this time. Passport hours are 8:30 - 3:30. Call 724-830-3513 to schedule an appointment. Closed for lunch from 12 to 1.

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Recorder of Deeds is Open to the Public

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As of June 1, the Recorder of Deeds office is open to the public. There is still a drop off bin in the lobby of the main courthouse for those that still prefer to drop off their documents without coming in to our office

Recorder of Deeds

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Office Update

We're Open starting July 1

On July 1st, Register of Wills will be open without an appointment. We will continue to offer virtual services by appointment for those that do not wish to come into the courthouse physically.

Register of Wills
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Changes to Viewing/Printing Images

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Due to removal of Java applet support in all modern browser platforms (Chrome, FireFox, Edge & Safari) we are no longer utilizing Java to view images on our site.  All images will be displayed in a new viewer that is fully compliant with all ...

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Register of Wills

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Tax Sale Pre-Registration

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Pennsylvania House Bill 264 (now Act 33) requires that anyone who intends to bid at a scheduled upset sale or judicial sale MUST appear and register at the Tax Claim bureau not less than 10 days before the scheduled sale. You must register and comply with ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Office Update

We're Open - Appointment Recommended

Open to the public, Appointment Recommended.  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 payment...

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Tax Office

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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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Treasurer's Office

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Additional 16 million Veterans Eligible for DoD Travel Deals

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Expanded eligibility to use the Defense Department’s discount travel site, announced by DoD’s American Forces Travel and Priceline. Those eligible can find 40-60% discounts offhotels, flights, car rentals, travel packages and cruise brands.

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Airborne Hazards and Burn Pit Exposures

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VA understands that exposure to airborne hazards like burn pits is a serious concern for many Veterans.

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Offices of Toomey and Yudichak to Join Forces to Honor Korean War Veterans

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U.S. Senator Pat Toomey announced he will partner with State Senator John Yudichak to honor Korean War veterans with the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal for Korean War veterans residing in the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s 14th Senate district.

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Military Share Food Distribution

Elks Military Food Share

The Norwin Elks,White Oak Vet Center and Westmoreland County Food Bank will host a Military Share food distribution program Thursday August 26, 2021,
between 9:30 AM and 12:30 PM. Registration required by August 9, 2021.

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Ground broken for new War on Terror memorial

Patriot Park Groundbreaking

Patriot Park Global War on Terrorism Memorial in Stonycreek Township, Somerset County, will be located not far from where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in a field Sept. 11, 2001, after being hijacked by terrorists. Photo credit: Renatta Signorini

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Veterans Appreciation Drive-Thru for Veterans of the 54th District

54th District Veterans Drive-Through Appreciation Lunch with Rep Bob Brooks

A box lunch will be distributed to veterans and a guest. RSVP by August 2, 2021

Additional Info... Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: July 2, 2021

3rd Annual OVN Fallen Heroes Run

3rd Annual Fallen Heroes Run

This year's ride honors members of the US Army 14th Qtr Masters KIA during Desert Storm.

View event flyerRegister online

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Other Than Honorable Discharge?

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If your discharge related to the following, you can be considered for discharge upgrade:
• Mental Health Conditions, including PTSD
• Traumatic Brain Injury
• Sexual Assault/Harassment (Military Sexual Trauma)
• Sexual Orientation (Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell)

Learn more... Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Volunteer DAV Van Drivers Urgently Needed

Volunteer DAV Van Drivers Needed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Matthew Zamosky, Director of Veterans AffairsWestmoreland County724.830.3530   mzamosky@co.westmoreland.pa.us

Greensburg, May 20, 2021—Volunteer van drivers are urgently needed for Westmoreland County’s veterans’ free...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: March 17, 2021

How to Confirm Individual Helping File Your VA Claim is Accredited by US Dept of Veterans Affairs

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The Accreditation Search Index, provides state-by-state contact information, as well as a downloadable list, of Veterans Service Organization (VSO) representatives, attorneys and claims agents who stand ready to assist with preparing VA claims in an ethic...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: March 15, 2021

2020 Annual Report for VA Healthcare VISN 4

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In this report, read stories of a caring, professional staff who overcame COVID-19’s challenges to keep Veterans safe while continuing to provide the excellent care they earned and deserve.

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Virtual Treatment for Veterans Dealing with Substance Use

Teletherapy for Veterans

Veteran and First Responder (VFR) Healthcare has partnered with PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to provide Intensive Outpatient Treatment via telehealth for substance use disorder specifically designed for Veterans and their families.

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Veterans: Stay Safe From COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

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Criminals continue to capitalize on coronavirus pandemic

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Twin Enemies Vex U.S. Troops: Fraud and Identity Theft

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Active-duty personnel, veterans and reserve forces targeted by scammers

Read AARP article 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: 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: February 13, 2020

War Related Illness and Injury Study Center

Click on the link below for more info.

War Related Illness and Injury Study CenterClick on the link below for more info.


Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Military Medals

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

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News Flash

Posted on: January 29, 2020

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

Veterans Court Graduation Ceremony November 2019

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: February 25, 2021

WCIDC Finalizes Sale of 19.92 Acres at I-70 Industrial Park

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Wyatt Inc. will build a 120,000 SF new home for its millwork and exterior curtainwall manufacturing operation on Lot 18-R in the South Huntingdon industrial park.

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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.

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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.

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News Flash

Posted on: May 26, 2021

Join Our Team!

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RN, LPN, C NA, Food Service Worker, Housekeeping/Laundry, Switchboard and Recreation positions now available! Casual, part-time, summer and temp positions also offered for more flexible scheduling!

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Send an electronic card to a loved one

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Send a free hand delivered electronic card to a loved one at Westmoreland Manor! Submitted cards will be delivered to your loved one by a Activities Department staff member.

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Outdoor Visitation

Current Visitation Status

We are currently allowing Outdoor Visitation!.  Please view the attached guidelines before visiting.  Our visitation status is subject to change at any time

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News Flash

Posted on: March 19, 2021

Outdoor Visitation

Current Visitation Status

Click the link below to view our Visitation Guidelines.  Please be advised this is subject to change. 


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