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Posted on: September 25, 2014

Effort underway to raze landmark-turned-eyesore Monsour Medical Center

Westmoreland County Landbank

The Westmoreland County Land Bank will serve as acquiring entity, as per its mission to obtain blighted properties and return them to tax rolls.

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Posted on: September 24, 2014

Westmoreland County Testifies at the House Education Committee on Truancy

Battling Truancy

Dirk Matson, Shara Saveikis, and Ken Williams addressed the House of Education on September 22, 2014 to testify on truancy.
Read more on the Truancy Project

Read their testimonies...
Posted on: September 19, 2014

Job Posting: Area Agency on Aging Administrator III

Job Posting

Westmoreland County Human Services Department, Area Agency on Aging Program is seeking applicants for the position of Administrator III. This position is the department head for the County’s Area Agency on Aging Department.... Read on...

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Posted on: September 18, 2014

Commissioners set to honor West Point Junior All Stars Girls Softball Team on World Championship

The West Point Junior All Stars Girls Softball World Series Champions have been invited to the Courthouse Courtyard on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 3:30 PM to be presented with a Proclamation honoring their World Series... Read on...

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Posted on: September 10, 2014

Westmoreland County Hiring (6) Temporary Juvenile Youth Workers


1.Associate degree in Human Services, Criminal Justice, Administration of Justice, Psychology,
Sociology, Education, or a related field. 2.Minimum of five to eleven months childcare experience or any combination of... Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2014

Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline

Westmoreland County Controller, Jeffrey Balzer announced the development of resources to facilitate the reporting and deterrence of FRAUD, WASTE AND ABUSE associated with County operations.

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Posted on: August 19, 2014

September is National Senior Center Month

Centers for Active Adults

It’s a New Day!

September is National Senior Center Month and the County’s Centers for Active Adults will be celebrating with Open Houses throughout the month. Senior... Read on...

See the flyer
Posted on: September 3, 2014

Westmoreland County Stakeholder and Public Review for the All-Hazards Mitigation Plan

Westmoreland County’s Department of Public Safety invites the public to view the updated countywide Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP). The County will hold its next Hazard Mitigation Planning Workshop on Wednesday, September 10,... Read on...

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Posted on: August 29, 2014

Dominic DeRiso serves as Westmoreland County Commissioner-for-a-Day

Commissioner Courtney and Dominic DeRiso

Dominic DeRiso of Greensburg was sworn in as Commissioner-for-a-Day on August 14, 2014 at the Westmoreland County Courthouse by Judge John J. Driscoll. As part of his “duties”, Dominic had the opportunity to:
- Participate... Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2014

Check out a video about our newest trail: The Little Crabtree Creek Trail!

Phase I of the Little Crabtree Creek Trail is now open from Twin Lakes Park to Luxor Road. Thank you to our friends at Video Graphics, Inc. of Greensburg for putting together this great YouTube video!

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View the Little Crabtree Creek Trail YouTube video
Posted on: August 5, 2014

Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas Releases 2013 Annual Report

The Report on the Business of the Court of Common Pleas Of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania is an annual report that explains the operations of the Court and court departments, and provides annual statistical information.

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Posted on: July 22, 2014

Westmoreland County Prison to Start Video Visits

Video visits at Westmoreland County Prison are expected to begin sometime in August, Warden John Walton told the prison board on Monday.

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Posted on: July 18, 2014

GetIn Westmoreland

We need you to get INformed, INvolved, and INvested in the drug epidemic.

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Posted on: July 10, 2014

Westmoreland County Stakeholder and Public Review for All-Hazards Mitigation Plan

Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety invites the public to participate in updating the countywide Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP). The County will hold its next Hazard Mitigation Planning Workshop on Wednesday, July... Read on...

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Posted on: June 24, 2014

Commissioner Tyler Courtney Appointed to PCoRP Board of Directors

PCoRP is a program of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) created to provide property, liability, automobile and other related insurance coverage to PA counties when the insurance industry made county... Read on...

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Posted on: June 12, 2014

Human Services Survey and Public Hearings

Westmoreland County is asking for your feedback about the needs/gaps in services, service quality, and accessibility of human services available via survey.

Please take a few minutes to provide your input. The... Read on...

Human Services website
Posted on: June 9, 2014

Clerk of Courts Testifies at House Judiciary Committee Hearing for Restitution in PA Task Force

On May 5th 2014, Bryan Kline, your Clerk of Courts testified at a House Judiciary Committee Hearing as a participant of the Restitution in Pennsylvania Task Force.

Bryan was appointed to this task force by the governor... Read on...

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Posted on: May 30, 2014

New Addition to Coroner's K-9 Cadaver Unit

Kai Westmoreland County Cadaver Dog

Coroner Kenneth A. Bacha is proud to announce a new member in the Westmoreland County Coroner’s Office. Kai, a 1 ½ year old Belgian Malinois, is not a Medicolegal Death Investigator, but a Cadaver Detection Canine.

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Coroner website
Posted on: May 28, 2014

Farmers Market Vouchers Available at Various Sites beginning June 2014

Senior Farmers' Market Nutritional Program

The 2014 Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides eligible seniors with vouchers to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania. This program provides four $5.00 vouchers to be used at participating Farmers Markets from 6-1-14... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 27, 2014

Ten Municipalities Join Westmoreland County Land Bank

Westmoreland County Land Bank

The Board of Directors of the Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced that ten municipalities have joined the land bank-an initiative targeting abandoned and tax-foreclosed properties that... Read on...

Visit the WC Landbank website
Posted on: March 21, 2014

Redevelopment Authority Receives Keystone Community Grant for Mount Pleasant Parklet

Governor Tom Corbett today announced that DCED awarded a $25,000 Keystone Communities Public Improvement grant to transform a blighted structure into an updated park setting within the heart of the East End of the Borough of Mount Pleasant.

Posted on: December 18, 2013

MedReturn Boxes Placed throughout Westmoreland County

Officer Grace with MedReturn Box

With funding from Governor Corbett’s Healthy PA program, Westmoreland County Park Police have placed a drug take-back box at the County Courthouse near the front entrance.

Visit the Park Police site... Read on...

Tribune-Review Article
Posted on: December 16, 2013

Westmoreland County Civil War Monument Finds Temporary New Home

Statue Civil War Soldier

The Union Soldier who normally stands atop the Westmoreland County Veterans Monument has taken temporary residency in the courthouse lobby. Stop in and say “hi”.

Those wishing to contribute to the project can drop off a... Read on...

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Posted on: December 10, 2013

Westmoreland Communities Rank High

Several Westmoreland communities have earned favorable positions on newsworthy lists.

Posted on: October 21, 2013

Westmoreland, Washington Counties Agree to Join Pa. Services Grant Plan

HARRISBURG -- A state program that aims to provide more flexibility in how human services programs are funded is expanding to include Washington and Westmoreland counties.

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Posted on: October 10, 2013

PHFA Announces 2013 PHARE funding recipients

Westmoreland County receives $400,000 to improve housing.

Press Release
Posted on: October 2, 2013

Task Force Targets Drug Deaths in Westmoreland County

The epidemic of drug overdose deaths in Westmoreland County is a community problem, and it will take a comprehensive plan to reduce the number by 25 percent over the next few years, said members of the Westmoreland County... Read more...

Tribune Review article...
Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and... Read on...