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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Memorial Day Holiday

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Westmoreland County and Court Offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day.

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Special Meeting Notice

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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.

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Notice of Reconvened Meeting

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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.

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Lien Certificates Now Available to Purchase Online

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The Tax Claim Bureau provides lien certifications which are a means of determining whether taxes are owed or have been paid for prior years.

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Upcoming Public Comment Period and Public Meetings

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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...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Westmoreland County Land Bank Seeks Construction Services for Home Ownership Program

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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.

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Centers for Active Adults - Upcoming Events

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Westmoreland County's 13 Centers for Active Adults will be hopping with plenty of spring events for fun and fellowship!

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Westmoreland Connect Mobile App Available to Download

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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.

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Westmoreland Manor is now Offering Nursing Sign-On Bonus

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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.

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

WCIDC Acquires 206 acres in Sewickley Township

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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.

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

We're hiring!

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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.

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Westmoreland County collects more than $100k in owed court fees through tax returns

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A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution.

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

"Love That Lot" Contest Announces Winner

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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.

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

FBI Background Fingerprint Cards Now Processed at Courthouse

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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...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Volunteer drivers sought to support Westmoreland County Veterans

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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...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Survey for Stakeholders of BH/DS/EI

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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.

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Tax Claim Bureau Repository List - Now Available

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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.

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

WCIDC Approves Sale Agreement for Jeannette Glass Site

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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...

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

2017 Annual Report

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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.

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Levin Furniture, others donate 125 beds to needy kids in Westmoreland County

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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...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Kid-friendly room at Westmoreland courthouse designed to ease anxiety

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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...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Westmoreland County Overcomes PA’s Broken Child Welfare System

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Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Westmoreland County Housing Authority (WCHA) joins the ConnectHome Nation initiative

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Media Contact: Michael L. Washowich, Executive Director                          724-832-7248

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

$600K grant aims to clear Westmoreland brownfield sites for repurposing

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“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

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