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Posted on: May 16, 2019

New Election Night Reporting System

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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...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Foster Care Awareness & Recruitment Event - May 29

Foster Care Event Wednesday May 29

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!

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

We're hiring!


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)

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Memorial Day Closure


Westmoreland County and Court Offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day.

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Land Bank Sells Greensburg Property For New Co-Working Space Development

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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.

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Sutersville Park Receives New Playground Equipment In Place of Blight

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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.

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

CNX, Penguins Foundation and County Commissioners Open CNX Playground at Northmoreland Park

Young children playing on Northmoreland CNX playground equipment

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.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Pennsylvania Voter Hall of Fame

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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...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission - Westmoreland County Open House

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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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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Westmoreland County prepares to launch new veterans court program

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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.

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Reimagining Our Westmoreland - Comprehensive Plan

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The Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development invites you to review the approved Reimagining Our Westmoreland Comprehensive Plan.

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

CodeRED - Keeping Citizens Informed

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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...

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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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