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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,...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Jobs (deadlines): Legal Secretary - Family Court Custody Office (Sep 24);
Friday, October 11, 2019 9 am - noon at the Greensburg Garden & Civic Center
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’.
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.
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...
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...
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...
Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.
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 mitigatio...
The $516,000 center includes a large trailer with internet, mapping and communications equipment and two mobile surveillance units that feature cameras atop 37-foot masts and six drones for aerial reconnaissance activities.
Follow us @WCDPS911 for the latest Westmoreland County DPS news and updates.
Free Admission, Refreshments and Health Screenings. Door prizes. Information & Resources.
The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging extends an invitation to you, to attend our monthly Caregiver Support Group Meeting on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the McKenna Center for Active A...
A new hotline to help connect thousands of grandparents who are raising their grandchildren to the resources and programs available to them is now live.
The KinConnector hotline was established through Act 89 of 2018 to address the growing number...
This program, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, provides eligible seniors with four $5.00 vouchers. The vouchers can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at any participating Farmer's Market. Vouchers can be used...
Westmoreland County Food Bank’s SNAP Application Assistance Program
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the federal program, formerly known as Food Stamps, that helps low income individuals to purchase nutritious food, such as fruits, v...
On-The-Job Training Program for Mature Workers
Celebrating Seniors and Making Dreams Come True
Senior Employment Program-SCSEP- Learn While You Earn
A FREE conference will be held on November 22, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at WCCC regarding trauma, addiction, and suicide. Keynote speakers include Gary Lewis, M.S., and Christie Hudson, MPA, MSW, LCSW.
Community sponsors are needed to ensure that this program is a success. Donations will be used to provide planning manuals and Slam the Stigma t-shirts to each participant. Any donations are appreciated. Sponsors giving a donation of $200 or more will hav...
RADical Days is an annual thank you to the public with free admission, tours, performances, and family activities offered by the organizations and attractions that are funded by RAD.
Did you graduate and need a job? Need a GED? Want a PAID work experience?CareerSTEPS Can Help!
Join LICC at the Pittburgh Zoo on September 28, 2019. Tickets are FREE for 0-5 Early Intervention Families (immediate family members only).
The Fall Building Blocks Early Learning Conference will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019, at the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit located at 102 Equity Drive, Greensburg, PA. Included will be a lecture by Kelly Dorfman, M.S., LND.
FREE education classes for adults can help improve your reading, writing, and math skills to prepare you for GED® exams, high school equivalency exams, post-secondary entrance exams, and jobs!
This interactive workshop will initially focus on how individuals with dementia communicate their needs and wants at the various stages of their disease process.
The Behavioral Health Task Force for Persons who are Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing of Allegheny County today announced the updating of the Resource Guide for Southwestern Pennsylvania Behavioral Health Providers.
This resource guide lists regiona...Read on...
Congratulations to Arielle Teppert, from Latrobe, National American Miss Pennsylvania Preteen 2018 winner, whose service project focused on providing foster children with back to school items.
On behalf of Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau, w...
In recognition of the Governor’s Proclamation for Child Welfare Professional week, it was an honor to accompany Anna and Idelia to our state capitol, whom both shared their heartfelt stories on how their caseworkers’ had positively impacted their lives.
With one donation, the waiting list for beds for abused and neglected children in Westmoreland County has been eliminated.
On Wednesday, 125 beds were delivered to the Kris Feliciani State Farm Insurance office in Youngwood, where they will await...
A special thank you to Adam Garrity, a program Specialist for Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau, who had the vision to transform the family court waiting room into a child-friendly comfort room to occupy the children and ease their minds while they wa...
The Mission of the Pennsylvania Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is to educate, advocate, and form partnerships to create positive change in the child welfare system.
A pilot program starting next month at the Westmoreland County Clerk of Courts office will give crime victims another option to access their restitution funds.
A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution.
Greensburg, Pa., The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners and the Westmoreland County Land Bank announced the creation of a new program and partnership for homeownership today. $160,000 was secured from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA)...
The October, 2019 Civil Arbitration List is available online under the Civil Court section of the Court's webpage.
The Honorable Harry F. Smail, Jr. will not be hearing Civil or Orphans' Court motions on Friday, October 11, 2019. Motions will instead be heard on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
An updated complete set of the Westmoreland County Local Rules and the Criminal Section of the local rules can be printed from the Court's webpage.
Westmoreland County has a veteran population of approximately 28,000, according to VA estimates. Westmoreland County and Westmoreland County Courts would like to remind those who have served, as well as friends, family and attorneys who represen...
Check out the latest news from the Westmoreland Development Council.
Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre reaches full occupancy with the lease agreement with Life's a Beach USA, LLC.
Al. Neyer signs option agreement with WCIDC for 13.39 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II
The following events/activites are wellness qualifiers! Registration online is encourged to ensure we have enough participation.
Research shows that what children drink can have a big impact on their health. However, with so many choices available in the marketplace, it can be confusing for parents and caregivers to know which drinks are healthy and which ones to avoid.
"Having a job that is mission-driven makes it very easy to go to work everyday, especially when that mission is at-risk youth. When reading the stories of the children who have been impacted, it’s almost impossible to not want to help."
A group of Penn-Trafford area churches are encouraging people to join a walk around historic Bushy Run Battlefield in Penn Township on Oct. 13 as way to raise money to battle against hunger locally and globally.
Making the Connection: Trauma, Addiction, Suicide See the flyer
Sponsored by Westmoreland Co. Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force
Friday, Nov. 22
9am to 3 pm
WCCC Science Hall, Youngwood
Who should attend?
The Celebration of Life, which runs the annual Very Special Prom, is in need of help after flooding in July damaged donated gowns, dress shoes and other items set for sale at a flea market.
Trinity Lutheran Church in Latrobe and St. Cecilia's Church in Whitney are partnering to support those grandparents raising their grandchildren in the Latrobe/Greensburg/Derry area. All are invited 5:30-7:30 pm to Trinity Lutheran Church, 331 We...
The hike is a fundraiser for the Pittsburgh-based nonprofit and its programs for military veterans. Participants will hike the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail, starting at mile 70 in Seward and ending at mile zero in Ohiopyle State Park.
If you plan to visit your grandparents during the holidays or meet your friend’s new baby in the next couple months, you should get your flu shot, experts say.
The CEO of the Eye and Ear Foundation of Pittsburgh will visit Latrobe later this month to provide an update on local research that is under way to combat macular degeneration and other conditions that can lead to vision loss.
When it comes to verbalizing experiences of maltreatment — neglect or physical, emotional or sexual abuse — texting a hotline for support could be an invaluable resource for a child, according to a new study.
Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity (ECHO) is not a new concept ---its roots were as a “Grossdawdy Haus” in the 1880’s when Amish families used them as a way to keep loved ones near home. Today it has enormous potential for ser...
As classes resume in Jeannette City School District after a fatal shooting outside McKee Stadium during a football game Friday, neighboring schools have extended a hand to help any Jeannette students who need help coping with the traumatic incident.
“Too often people with mobility issues are overlooked when it comes to outdoor opportunities, and the conservancy means to remedy that,” Malley said.
Finding Balance: Interventions for Modern Problems, Mental Health America of Southwestern PA's annual conference and dinner.
Listen in to this new series from Saint Vincent College Psychology professor Dr. Jessica Black.
While incurable, what is certain is that specialized and intensive speech therapy — sometimes lifelong — can help a child lead a productive life. Early intervention is a must.
“A Promise of Hope” is the theme for Westmoreland County’s 13th annual Suicide Awareness and Prevention Walk, slated for Saturday at Twin Lakes Park near Greensburg.
Four days a week, Murrysville Meals on Wheels volunteers prep meals at First Presbyterian Church’s Laird Hall from 8:15-11 a.m., before drivers make deliveries to between 50 and 60 clients.
Read the newsletter and learn about Westmoreland County's Court Appointed Special Advocates.
“We need to keep these connections going. I always say that connection is the opposite of addiction.”
Even low levels of lead have been linked to a child's IQ and ability to pay attention, how well he or she does in school and other behavioral issues.
Join the Area Agency on Aging and the Westmoreland County Commissioners for the annual Health & Education Expo at the Ramada, Greensburg. Download the flyer.
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 9 am to 2 pm.
Our Clubhouse provides a warm and welcoming environment for everyone who has been touched by cancer. Those living with cancer at any age, as well as the family and friends who support them, are welcome to join Our Clubhouse and receive the social, emotion...
Download the newsletter here.
"Hiding these struggles does not work; too many people live in isolated shame and even die, untreated or unsupported in treatment, because of it. "
Many disability advocates believe community-based settings are far superior in caring for people and integrating them into the community, though family members of some who remain in institutions believe that is still the best place for their loved ones.
When I saw Mrs. D. last week, it was the first time in years she had come into the office without her husband in tow.( Note: Find resources for caregivers in Westmoreland County at www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/2270/Caregiver-Support-Group-Meetings )
Gibb joins an increasing number of families who are choosing to be more honest about cause of death in obituaries in an effort to break the stigma and start a conversation about suicide and overdoses that have long been taboo in obituaries.
Westmoreland Diversity Coalition invites the public to these upcoming events:
LGBTQ Training Workshops (Flyer)
LGBTQ 101, August 15th, 9 am to noon OR 1-4 pm, in Greensburg $25
The Summer 2019 Inside Line Newsletter is now available online. The Inside Line is a Newsletter is Published every other month by the Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging, Westmoreland County Commissioners and Pennsylvania Department of Aging
The Community Arts Integration Project (CARP) for Westmoreland County will dedicate it's completed mural at American Architectural Salvage on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 10:00 am. The mural, 15 feet high by 40 feet wide shows the rich history t...
The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania released a comprehensive revitalization report of problems and solutions in the commonwealth for blight management.WCLB was highlighted in their growing efforts and success stories.
Halloween is right around the corner, and we’re offering a fun class for kids to get their scare on with Snapology's Monster Mania! Use LEGO bricks to create your own monster fighter, build a haunted town, and have a scary good time! This class ...
Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation is developing a Master Plan for Northmoreland Park and wants your feedback! Take the short survey and share your thoughts and priorities. Survey will be available online until September 30.
A Public Input Open House...
Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Board “Green Luncheon” to be held September 19, 2019
The 16th annual Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Board’s Green Luncheon will be held on ...
5-inch ornaments are $25/each, and 9-inch plaques are $50/each. Click here to download the order form. Cash or checks accepted; please make checks payable to WCPRCAB. Mail your order form to Westmoreland County Parks, 194 Donohoe Road, Greensburg, PA 1560...
Follow us at "WestmorelandParkandRec" to stay up-to-date on new Parks and Rec information and programs, such as Festivals, Summer Concerts, Camps for Kids, Free Fishing Derbies, and more!
Follow us @WestCoParksRec to stay up-to-date on news from your Westmoreland County Parks & Trails!
Notary Services available during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
Oklahoma Borough officials and the Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development announced the postponement of the former Belvedere Hotel demolition project. The delay is in response to the unforeseen increase in the initial project cost.
Demolition starts Wednesday, Sept. 11 and is expected to last until Sept. 30, closing Orr Avenue from Route 66 to Hancock Avenue.
The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland and its affiliate Westmoreland County Land Bank will be accepting resumes from qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director until July 8, 2019.
Credit Card payments accepted for on-line purchases only.
Foreign agitators continue to target American veterans through a complex network of fraudulent social media pages mimicking well-known service groups and brands, officials from Vietnam Veterans of America warned in a new report released Tuesday.
•Mental Health Professiona...
Vietnam War 1945-1975 at Heinz History Center through September 22.
POW-MIA Vigil at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial, 4141 5th Ave., Pittsburgh. 1200 Sept. 21 to 1400 Sept. Rain or shine. Visit www.SoldiersAndSoilor...
The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) has made it easier to withdraw your contributions.
Effective Sept.15, 2019, the TSP changed many of its withdrawal rules and loosened the restrictions on when you can access the money in your account.
When the Navy called on women to volunteer for shore service during World War II to free up men for duty at sea, 102-year-old Melva Dolan Simon was among the first to raise her hand and take the oath.
Hear the world-class jazz band during their 50th anniversary tour at Soldiers and Sailors, Pittburgh. Free tickets via SoldiersandSailorsHall.org or 412-624-4253.
A new memorial standing in front of the New Kensington-Arnold high school will recognize and honor their service and sacrifice — in not only the past, but also the future.
Dozens of officials from various branches of the Defense Department will be in Pittsburgh on Monday with training exercises starting Tuesday and continuing through Saturday.
VA Town Hall: Today, Sept. 12 at 4:30 at the Greensburg Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Governor Wolf Outlines Plans For Lithuania And Poland Trip To Visit PA National Guard Members, Honor Tree Of Life Victims:
Governor Tom Wo...
Pittsburgh Stand Down
Saturday, Oct. 5. 2019
2934 Small Street, PIttsburgh PA 15201
Standown Pittsburgh is a day of free services for homeless Veterans or Veterans at risk of becoming homeless.
Donations accepted of: winter gloves...
If you are a Veteran in crisis — or you’re concerned about one — free, confidential support is available 24/7. Call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, send a text message to 838255, or chat...
Fort Indiantown Gap Army National Guard base in Lebanon County has been added to the state Department of Environmental Protection’s growing list of military and industrial sites where the PFAS class of chemicals has been found.
Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity (ECHO) is not a new concept ---its roots were as a “Grossdawdy Haus” in the 1880’s when Amish families used them as a way to keep loved ones near home. Today it has enormous potential for serving Pennsylvania’s rapidly gr...
The 236-bed state-operated center provides health care and related services to veterans and spouses who are disabled, chronically ill, or in need of specialized care. It includes 40 beds for residents with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
The annual open enrollment for the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) begins Nov. 11 and runs through Dec. 9, 2019.
DMVA DigestA publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans AffairsSeptember 4, 2019
A publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Military Share/Food Bank Sign Ups In Greensburg:
- Sept. 10, 20...
Discussion focused on three issues: the challenges of transitioning out of the military, how to connect veterans with the right services, and how to treat veterans in the criminal justice system.
Latrobe Area Historical Society is seeking photos and stories of local veterans of any U.S. conflict since World War II as it prepares a slide show honoring area residents who served in all eras.
Please see the newsletter for details and schedules.
Military retirees who paid annual Tricare Prime enrollment fees in 2018 or 2019 could soon see a refund check in the mail, thanks to a new change to how the system calculates their annual out-of-pocket maximum payment.
DMVA Events Calendar:
The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs events calendar is regularly updated all the time with upcoming events for PA military and veterans. Just visit the DMVA website and click on Ev...
Guardsmen could soon have access to on-site mental health help at their monthly drill weekends as part of a partnership between the National Guard Bureau and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Operation Entrepreneurship for Veterans and their Dependents
Monday, October 28
8:30 am Light breakfast, Workshop 9-11
Free, but RSVP to 724-603-2093
See flyer for more details
Find information on VA Shuttles between campuses, DAV van transportation throughout the region, and alternative transportation options in the guide.
More information is available on the VA Beneficiaries Travel website.
Saturday, September 28 from 8 am to 1 pm
Murrysville Alliance Church, 4130 Old Wiliam Penn Hwy., Murrysville, PA 156668
Free screenings for glaucoma, cataracts, skin cancer, blood pressure. Flu shots
Representatives of local Veterans Service Organi...
The county donated an acre, the sign was planted, landscape architects and artists are being consulted, and all that the board needs now is to reach their goal of raising $350,000 to complete the Westmoreland Co. Veterans of the War on Terror Monument.
Tuesday, September 3rd, 1-2:30pm - LGBTQ Veteran Support Group. Contact: Sarah Merlina, VAPHS Social Worker, at 412-216-3711 OR Abbie Lieberum, Readjustment Counselor, at 412-678-7704 for more information.
Wednesday, September 4th, 7-9pm - Women Veterans D...
VA modifies smoke-free policies at health care facilities to include workers
As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) commitment to a smoke-free health care environment for Veterans, in October, the department will extend its smo...
As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) commitment to a smoke-free health care environment for Veterans, in October, the department will extend its smoke-free policies to include employees at its health care facilities.
Join the Vietnam Veterans, Inc., as they raise awareness and remember all Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action.
Saturday, Sept. 21, noon through Sunday, Sept. 22 at 2 pm. Saturday at dusk there will be a candlelight ceremony.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently launched a new mobile application designed to save Veterans and their caregivers time online.
It’s the war that changed us forever. The war that still haunts America’s dreams. And the war that left us with more questions than answers.The History Center’s newest exhibition explores one of the nation’s most controversial conflicts – the Vietnam War.
The Pittsburgh Office of Veterans Affairs welcomed its sixth director in five years this summer in former Navy Lieutenant Commander and experienced hospital chief Donald Koenig.
Veterans Appreciation Picnic
Tuesday, Oct. 1 4 - 7 p.m.
Youngwood Park and Pool,Pavilion #2, 801 S. 10th Street, Youngwood
Hosted by Rep. Eric Nelson
Please RSVP by Sept. 23, for yourself or any immediate family members who wi...
All VHA health care facilities will be smoke-free for patients, visitors, contractors, volunteers, and vendors effective October 1, 2019. Accordingly, at VHA health care facilities, by that date all designated smoking areas for patients, visitors, contrac...
“The new urgent care benefit is not a substitute for emergency care for life-threatening conditions. Veterans experiencing a medical emergency should call 911 or visit their nearest emergency department.”
On the waterways of our great nation, Veterans hardened from service and sacrifice, are feeling peace, joy and an emotional connection—often for the first time in a long time.
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. (PHWFF) began in 2005 serving wounded m...
The SBA’s (Small Business Administration) Office of Veterans Business Development can help Veterans, Service-Disabled Veterans, Reserve Component Members, and their Dependents or Survivors access a variety of business planning and financial resources to c...
Of the 309 suicides among active-duty troops, firearms played a role in 202 deaths. (As a reminder, the Westmoreland County Dept. of Veterans Affairs, on the 2nd floor of the County courthouse, offers free gun locks to veterans. Call 724-830-3530.
The FTC, legitimate veterans service organizations, watchdog groups, the Better Business Bureau, states attorneys general, AARP have repeatedly put out warnings to potential donors to check out the groups claiming to help veterans.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is preparing to process Agent Orange exposure claims for “Blue Water Navy” Veterans who served offshore of the Repu...
The SBA works with lenders to provide loans to small businesses. The agency doesn’t lend money directly to small business owners. Instead, it sets guidelines for loans made by its partnering lenders, community development organizations, and micr...
WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the publication in the Federal Register of two final regulations as part of its new Veterans Community Care Program under the VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthe...
Registration is open for the eighth annual InFirst Bank Veterans Marathon, Half Marathon, and Marathon Relay, which will be held on Sunday, November 3, 2019. Come out and run a beautiful course (it's a Boston qualifier too!) and support area veterans. All...
Year-round, and particularly during Suicide Prevention Month in September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) empowers communities to take action to support our Nation’s Veterans. Each community across the country plays a role in suppo...
Check out the latest news from the WCIDC and our partners at the Westmoreland Development Council in our latest newsletter.
This WCIDC prime real estate is adjacent to Arnold Palmer Regional Airport and has lots available ranging in size from 2 to 8 acres. 9-Year LERTA is available.
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.