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Young adults are always searching for a job that’s satisfying and successful. It’s the same for young people with autism, so new programs are helping them hit the job market running.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is required to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019. A new, unique Medicare Number isreplacing the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on each new Med...
Over 1,000 people gathered Saturday at Offutt Field to raise awareness about gender-based violence by participating in the annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event hosted by the Blackburn Center of Greensburg.
Hundreds of people with special needs attended "A Very Special Prom" on Saturday at St. Mary's Dome near Latrobe.
Two months after a Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that touched off a national discussion about school safety and gun control, students from across Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties are confident ...
Laurel Faith in Action (FIA) will hold its annual Celebration of Community, Sentimental Journey, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the Fred Rogers Center at St. Vincent College (SVC) in Unity Township. The event will include a “jour...
The 2018 Westmoreland County Senior Games will take place May 1-11, at Mammoth Park and several other central Westmoreland area locations.
Any person 50 years of age or older is eligible to participate in any of the 32 events. Westmoreland County residency...
BY MARYANN GOGNIAT EIDEMILLER For The Bulletin--Laurie Fox always loved music and wanted to do something with it as a career.
When she was in high school, her clarinet teacher asked her if she wanted to teach. No, she did not. Did she want to perform?
At a state budget hearing last month, the then-acting Human Services secretary, Teresa Miller, was asked a question by a legislator: “Is Medicaid health care or is Medicaid welfare?”
It's difficult to walk 15 feet at the Westmoreland County Blind Association without seeing a smile.
Low-income housing tax credits were conditionally awarded to projects in New Kensington, Hempfield and the Pittsburgh area, the state said Thursday.
National Child Abuse Prevention Month
The month of April is devoted to celebrating everything we can do to transform our community into a place that cares about and actively supports families and children. Every child is entitled to be ...
Farmer's Market voucher info, Tools for Caregivers, Events, Elder Abuse tips, and more!
Pennsylvania's Sesame Place is the first theme park in the world to receive a very important distinction.
We invite you to join us for a six week course for family caregivers. Deadline to register is April 23, 2018.
The Pittsburgh Foundation has scheduled a daylong, online giving event on May 1 to benefit regional food pantries and nonprofit organizations that supply them.
Westmoreland County Coroner Ken Bacha released the 2017 year-end statistical report Wednesday that shows the county reached the predicted overdose death tally of 193, a new record.
The Westmoreland County Food Bank last year provided more than 9 million pounds of food to about 31,000 local residents in need, with fresh produce comprising 25 percent of the total.
New Dads Matters classes are forming now!Thomas Abare has less time to spend with his three young children since he's started a new job in shipping and receiving. But the time he does have with his daughters & son is more meaningful.
A donation by a Jeannette company will pay for 352 nights at the Welcome Home Shelter in Greensburg.
Westmoreland County's juvenile detention center has increased its capacity by a third to accommodate an influx of teens charged with making threats against schools.
The expansion comes after more than two years of planning.
Feedback is being sought through an online survey by the Westmoreland County Office of Behavioral Health/Developmental Services/Early Intervention.
The Westmoreland County Food Bank is adding a van equipped with a refrigeration unit to its fleet, thanks to a grant from the Walmart Foundation.
Already renewed for a second season, ABC’s “The Good Doctor” (10 p.m. Monday, WTAE) became a rare broadcast hit when it debuted last fall. It joined a growing number of TV series to feature characters with autism.
Our group meets monthly to discuss topics of interest for real-estate investors and to help us grow our business successfully. Many of us have great ideas to share. Let’s pass them along. Many of us will obtain great ideas at our meetings to enh...
Workshops for prospective home buyers are planned for this month in South Greensburg and in Jeannette and Herminie next month.
With a $20,000 donation from Uber and thousands of pounds of food from Farm Aid 2017, Pittsburgh-based 412 Food Rescue has been able to push to the 724 area code on multiple fronts.
Several Western Pennsylvania colleges have received state grants for programs designed to reduce sexual assaults on campus. Seton Hill University & Saint Vincent College are among the awardees.
All are invited from 10 am to 2 pm to learn about the activities at the Blind Association at 911 South Main St, Greensburg.
Refreshments served; raffle prizes, too!
Visit www.wcbainpa.org to learn more.
Medicare will send new cards to enrollees starting in April, and the Federal Trade Commission has a few tips for how to avoid getting scammed during the process.
Della Lewis wanted one more trip to the casino.
But the 89-year-old South Greensburg resident stays at Westmoreland Manor, and isn't physically able to make the journey these days — so a national nonprofit brought the casino to her.
With one donation, the waiting list for beds for abused and neglected children in Westmoreland County has been eliminated.
Mary Bach, a nationally recognized consumer advocate from Murrysville, is fond of saying, “If you can spot a scam, you can stop a scam.”
Parents in Westmoreland and Indiana counties might be excused if they happen to refer to their offspring born this year as bonus babies.
Steaming bowls of soup will help nourish Westmoreland County residents struggling with hunger at the 10th annual Empty Bowl luncheon.
Central Westmoreland Habitat for Humanity has nearly finished repairing two houses on Jefferson Avenue in Greensburg, but the homes are still missing an important detail — residents.
A program that serves breakfast and lunch to children during the summer months is looking for sites where the program can be hosted.
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at Westmoreland County Community College is offering an AARP Smart Driver Course at three locations starting March 12.
The eight-hour class will...
Westmoreland County Community College's Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will host several AARP Smart Driver Course starting this spring.
(S.A.F.E.) Substance Abuse Forum and Education WHERE: PENN TRAFFORD HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 TIME: 7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. In an effort to deal with the ongoing drug crisis and its effect on our youth in Westmoreland County, ...