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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Notice of Change of Meeting Date

Public Meeting Schedule Change

Notice is hereby given that the regularly scheduled meetings of the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners and the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 10:00am will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Job Post - Sergeant

Westmoreland County Prison

Westmoreland County is seeking applicants for the position of Sergeant for the Westmoreland County Prison. The purpose of this position is to maintain prison security and supervise and direct the activities of prison staff.

This position is the first line ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Job Post - Domestic Relations Aide

Westmoreland County Domestic Relations Office

Please note that Domestic Relations Office has a position for Domestic Relations Aide open for placement.  Any interested candidates should submit in writing their interests  no later than July 14 at 4:00pm to the Director:

Terence O&...

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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 16, 2017

First Graduates from Westmoreland's Drug Court Program

Judge awarding drug court graduate

The special court was initiated in 2015 as county officials struggled with a growing drug epidemic that has flooded courtrooms with cases and prisons with addicted defendants.  The number of fatal drug overdoses in Westmoreland County has set rec...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Notice from the Westmoreland County Board of Assessment Appeals

Hand writing the word APPEAL

Notice is hereby given that the Tax Assessment Roll shall be open for public inspection at Office of the Westmoreland County Board of Assessment Appeals, 40 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 440, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601, on the dates from July 1, 20...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

RFP Issued for Jeannette Route 30 Redevelopment Project

Jeannette Redevelopment Project Image

The Westmoreland County Land Bank & the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking developers for the purchase & development of prime commercial property along the Route 30 corridor in Jeannette.

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Job Post - Domestic Relations Officer

Westmoreland County Domestic Relations Office

Please note that Domestic Relations has two positions for Domestic Relations Officer open for placement.  Any interested candidates should submit in writing their interests  no later than June 27 at 4:00pm to the Director:

Terence O’Hallo...

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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: 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: May 24, 2017

Redevelopment Authority Receives $600,000 to Clean Up Brownfield Sites

US Environmental Protection Agency

The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland announced the agency is the recipient of a $600,000 federal grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to perform environmental assessments countywide in an effort to address brownfield sites.

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Partners with County Land Bank for Community Greening Project

Latrobe Park Site

(May 15, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB), in partnership with the Westmoreland County Land Bank, is providing seed money to Adelphoi USA for the development of a pocket park on Ligonier Street in Latrobe. The site is a former bakery that has bee...

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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 29, 2017

Juvenile Detention and Shelter PREA Final Audit Report

Audit

Westmoreland County Juvenile Detention and Shelter successfully completed their PREA Audit on Monday, March 27, 2017.

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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.

He...

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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 16, 2017

Commissioner Kopas Testifies before PA House of Representatives Human Services Committee

Ted testimony

Westmoreland County, PA - Official Website 

Watch Commissioner Kopas testify before the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Human Services Committee to protect workers with disabilities.

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