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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Special Election Board Meeting Notice

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Notice is hereby given that the Westmoreland County Election Board will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 8:30 am in the Commissioners Meeting Room #101, Courthouse Square, Greensburg, PA 15601

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

2020 County Tourism Grant Chat Scheduled

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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:   Tuesday, Oct. 1,...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Notice of Meeting Cancellation - Agenda Session and Public Meeting

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Notice is hereby given that the regularly scheduled meetings of Thursday, September 26, 2019 for the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners and the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation at 10am at the Westmoreland County Courthouse ha...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Wine & Chocolate Gala - Saturday, October 5, 2019

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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: September 10, 2019

Fall Family Funfest

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Annually, since 1979 the governor proclaimed a specific week in October as Juvenile Justice Week. The Westmoreland County Juvenile Probation Department is excited to honor this special week with a Fall Family FunFest held in our community at Twin Lakes Pa...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

New Housing Opportunity for Ages 60 and Older

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Echo Housing

What is ECHO Housing?

ECHO stands for Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity.  ECHO cottages are small, separate, manufactured residences that are temporarily placed in the side or rear yard of a host family, related by blood or marriage, f...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Hazardous Mitigation Plan Update Meeting

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The 2020 Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Planning Team will be conducting a public meeting to discuss the results of the risk assessment process for this 5 year review of the County’s multi-jurisdictional multi-hazard mitigation planning...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

September is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder Awareness Month

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Westmoreland County BH/DS and the Westmoreland Drug and Alcohol Commission are working together this September to raise awareness for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Month. Did you know? 1 in 100 babies have FASD, nearly the same rate as...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Election Poll Workers Needed

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Play a vital role in the democratic process. Contribute to your community by helping run an election and safeguard our election process. Volunteers especially needed in North Huntingdon and Smithton.

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

We're hiring!

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Jobs (deadlines): Legal Secretary - Family Court Custody Office (Sep 24);

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Find Your Fit Volunteer Fair

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Friday, October 11, 2019 9 am - noon at the Greensburg Garden & Civic Center

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Westmoreland County Land Bank Sells Jeannette Rt. 30 Site to Local Developer

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The Board of Directors for the Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced the property sale of the Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment Project to Colony Holding Companies for the development of ‘Jayhawk Commons’.

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Redevelopment Authority Receives $100,000 for Accessible Housing Program

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The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland in partnership with Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced the agency has been awarded a $100,000 grant through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund.

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Clean Slate Process Begins

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On Friday, June 28, 2019, Pennsylvania became the first state to deploy an automated system to seal criminal records for all qualifying formerly incarcerated or arrested people in the state.  

Westmoreland County Clerk of Courts Bryan Kline report...

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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 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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