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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Family FunFest at Twin Lakes October 5th

Pumpkin Patch at Twin Lakes Park

Westmoreland County Juvenile Probation invites everyone to the Juvenile Court Week Family FunFest on October 5, 2017, at the Nature Center at Twin Lakes Park from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

We're hiring!

Hiring

Recent Job Postings (with application deadlines): Customer Service Rep, Domestic Relations (Oct 10), Probation Officer Aide, Juvenile Probation (Oct 6) and Temporary Election Clerk (Sept 22)

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Election Poll Workers Needed

poll-workers-needed

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 Vandergrift and Hunker Borough

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

WCIDC Board Accepts Proposal for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

Colony Holding Companies' proposed design for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

Greensburg, Pa., September 7, 2017 - The Board of Directors of the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC), Gina Cerilli, Ted Kopas, and Charles W. Anderson, today announced their acceptance of a proposal from Colony Holdin...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

September is National Senior Center Month – Open Houses at 13 Center for Active Adults

Senior citizens in a circle with fist pumps in sign of strength

This year’s theme “Masters of Aging” highlights the many ways centers empower, enlighten, engage, and enrich individuals to master this phase of life.

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Westmoreland County Land Bank Selects Local Developer’s Proposal for Jeannette Rt. 30 Project

Cleared site

Colony Holding will acquire the 6.4-acre site for $2.1 million with plans to develop the site for “Jayhawk Commons” –a mix of commercial and retail space.

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

WINE AND CHOCOLATE GALA TO SUPPORT OUR CHILDREN October 7th

Wine and Chocolate Gala

The Advisory Board of the Westmoreland County Children's Bureau Cordially Invites You to the 4th Annual Wine & Chocolate Gala

October 7, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Greensburg Garden and Civic Center, 951 Old Salem Rd

All proceeds benefit children u...

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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

Greensburg, PA, August 21, 2017 – We...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Land Bank Awarded Grant to Boost Community Pride in Sutersville Borough

Community Foundation Summer Interns with April Kopas

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Redevelopment Authority's Efforts Admired In Community Progress Blog

Center for Community Progress

Westmoreland County has a large, growing, aging population and a housing affordability problem. A new grant award will make it possible for the redevelopment authority and land bank to help with those challenges

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Pennsylvania Children and Youth Administrators Awarded CCAP 2017 Affiliate of the Year

2017 CCAP Award

Each year, the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) selects an organization they are associated with as the Affiliate of the Year to recognize outstanding efforts in moving the county mission forward.

The 2017 Outstanding Affiliate of th...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Land bank sells Irwin building

Property at 207 Main Street, Irwin, PA

A long-vacant former restaurant and hotel building in downtown Irwin has been sold to a North Huntingdon man who plans to renovate the three-story structure the borough had condemned into six apartments on the top two floors and possibly a commercial use ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Siemens Corporation Invests at RIDC Westmoreland

Siemens

Siemens Corporation is establishing a 290,000-square-foot presence at RIDC Westmoreland. Siemens Energy division expects to employ about 200 people at the facility when it opens in 2018.

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

WCIDC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony at Jeannette Glass Site

Jeannette Groundbreaking

The event marked the official start of environmental remediation and demolition of buildings on the site. Dennis Davin, secretary of the state DCED, announced a $960,300 grant through the Industrial Site Reuse Program

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

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

Greensburg Transfer & Storage Building, Depot Street

“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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Posted on: May 11, 2017

ALERT: PA Supreme Court prothonotary’s office phone number is being used in consumer scam

Scam Alert Sign

HARRISBURG -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Office of the Prothonotary is warning people about a telephone scam being used to get money or personal information.

The scam begins when the caller ID indicates the incoming call is coming from the PA Courts — ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Redevelopment Authority Receives $175,000 for Accessible Housing Programs

Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland

The Board of Directors of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland today announced the agency has been awarded a $175,000 grant through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund to rehabilitate single-fami...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Juror Donation Program - Update

Donation jars with cash inside

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together

Vincent Van Gogh

Great things have been done with the help of Westmoreland County citizens serving as jurors since the inception of the juror donation program in September, 2016. Over $10,00...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Mom Credits Caseworker for Saving Life from Addiction

Bailey Noll, Photo credit: Steph Chambers, Tribune-Review

Bailey Noll hid her heroin addiction from her young son's curious eyes.

“I never let Paxton be around when I was using,” she said.

She would lock herself in her North Huntingdon bedroom to inject the drug.

One day in January last year, she didn't come out.

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