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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Tourism Grant Program - Grant Chat

Westmoreland County Tourism Grant Program

Westmoreland County tourism-related businesses and organizations can learn about the county's annual Tourism Grant process at a free Grant Chat October 1 facilitated by Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau.  

When:   Monday, Oct. 1, 9-11 a.m....

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Cedar Creek Dog Park Grand Opening, September 26

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Cedar Creek Dog Park Grand Opening, September 26

The grand opening ceremony for the recently completed Cedar Creek Dog Park will take place on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 beginning at 11:30am. The event is open to the public and no RSVP is required. Dogs...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Find Your Fit Volunteer Fair - Sept. 21st

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The Westmoreland  Association of Volunteer Administrators (WAVA) are facilitating their annual Find Your FitVolunteer Fair on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 9am-noon at Westmoreland County Community College, Founder’s Hall, Youngwood, PA. &n...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Wine & Chocolate Gala - Saturday, October 6, 2018

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Each October, Westmoreland Children First sponsors this large fundraiser to provide support for children under the care of the Westmoreland County Children's Bureau. This gala raises funds for essential needs not covered by governmental funds.

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

September is National Senior Center Month – “Building Momentum” at your Center for Active Adults

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Each September we celebrate National Senior Center Month at 13 Centers for Active Adults throughout Westmoreland County.  

This year’s theme “Building Momentum” highlights how centers build momentum for aging well in ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

We're hiring!

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Jobs (with deadlines): Domestic Relations Officer, Domestic Relations (Sept 14); Legal Secretary and Juvenile Probation Officer I, Juvenile Probation Office (Sept 18); Corrections Officer - Prison (Sept 24); Parks Manager, Public Works (Sept 27)

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Campaign Kicks Off for Sutersville Park Expansion

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Sutersville Borough and the Westmoreland County Land Bank are seeking local businesses and individuals to fund an expansion project for Suterville’s Community Park on First Avenue.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Community Health Clinic week proclaimed in Westmoreland County

Westmoreland County Commissioners with John Docherty of Community Health Clinic, Inc.

The Westmoreland County Commissoiiners have proclaimed Aug. 12-17,2018, National Health Center Week, in recognition of the medical and behavioral health services provided by community health clinics nationwide. Here in Westmoreland County, Community Healt...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Western PA Affected by Flooding

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Pennsylvania businesses and residents affected by flooding in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties on June 20-21, 2018, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The filing deadline to return applications for phy...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Inmate Mail Procedures Amended

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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...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Senior Farmer's Market Nutritional Program

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The 2018 Senior Farmers’ Market Program provides eligible seniors with checks to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania. This program, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, provides eligible individuals four $5.00 checks to use...

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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: 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: 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 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 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 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 2, 2018

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

Westmoreland Children First vice president Veronica Ent with donated mattresses

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: 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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