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Posted on: September 17, 2019

2020 County Tourism Grant Chat Scheduled

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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,...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Notice of Meeting Cancellation - Agenda Session and Public Meeting

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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...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Wine & Chocolate Gala - Saturday, October 5, 2019

Two glasses of wine, chocolate truffles and Westmoreland Children First Logo

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.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Fall Family Funfest

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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...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

New Housing Opportunity for Ages 60 and Older

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Echo Housing

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...

FAQ

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Hazardous Mitigation Plan Update Meeting

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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...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

September is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder Awareness Month

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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...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Election Poll Workers Needed

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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.

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

We're hiring!

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Jobs (deadlines): Legal Secretary - Family Court Custody Office (Sep 24);

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Find Your Fit Volunteer Fair

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Friday, October 11, 2019 9 am - noon at the Greensburg Garden & Civic Center

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Westmoreland County Land Bank Sells Jeannette Rt. 30 Site to Local Developer

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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’.

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Redevelopment Authority Receives $100,000 for Accessible Housing Program

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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.

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Clean Slate Process Begins

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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...

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Want to know more? Visit MyCleanSlatePA.com 1. County
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Pennsylvania Voter Hall of Fame

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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...

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2015 Induction Ceremony Tribune-Review article 1. County
Posted on: May 16, 2018

CodeRED - Keeping Citizens Informed

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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...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Westmoreland County Overcomes PA’s Broken Child Welfare System

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Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Hazardous Mitigation Plan Update Meeting

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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...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Westmoreland displays new high-tech mobile command center

Bud Mertz demonstrating interior features of Mobile Command Center

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.

View Tribune-Review article and video 911 Public Safety
Posted on: May 16, 2018

CodeRED - Keeping Citizens Informed

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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...

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Posted on: September 16, 2015

Follow us on Twitter!

Follow us @WCDPS911 for the latest Westmoreland County DPS news and updates.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

New Housing Opportunity for Ages 60 and Older

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Echo Housing

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...

FAQ

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

2019 Health & Education Expo - October 23, 2019

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Free Admission, Refreshments and Health Screenings. Door prizes. Information & Resources.

Learn more about this Event Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging Caregiver Support Group Meeting

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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...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

PA Hotline to Assist Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

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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...

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Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: March 22, 2019

2019 Farmers Market Nutritional Program

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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...

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Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: January 3, 2019

SNAP Application Assistance

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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...

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Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Senior Community Service Employment Program

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On-The-Job Training Program for Mature Workers

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Twilight Wish

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Celebrating Seniors and Making Dreams Come True

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Learn While You Earn

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Senior Employment Program-SCSEP- Learn While You Earn

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Making the Connection: Trauma, Addiction, Suicide

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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.

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Slam the Stigma Sponsorship

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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...

Slam the Stigma Sponsorship

Slam the Stigma Sponsorship Letter and Form BH/DS
Posted on: September 9, 2019

RADical Days 2019

RADical Days 2019

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.

RADical Days Schedule BH/DS
Posted on: September 4, 2019

September is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder Awareness Month

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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...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

CareerSTEPS Job Assistance

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Did you graduate and need a job? Need a GED? Want a PAID work experience?
CareerSTEPS Can Help!

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

LICC Family Day at the Pittsburgh Zoo

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Join LICC at the Pittburgh Zoo on September 28, 2019. Tickets are FREE for 0-5 Early Intervention Families (immediate family members only).

LICC Family Day at the Pittsburgh Zoo Flyer BH/DS
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Fall Building Blocks - Early Learning Conference

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.

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Adult Basic & Literacy Education Program

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!

Westmoreland County Adult Education Services BH/DS
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Communication & Behavioral Challenges of Dementia Workshop

This interactive workshop will initially focus on how individuals with dementia communicate their needs and wants at the various stages of their disease process.

Dementia Workshop BH/DS
Posted on: February 20, 2013

Health Resource Guide for Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing Available

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...

Outpatient Directory BH/DS

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Wine & Chocolate Gala - Saturday, October 5, 2019

Two glasses of wine, chocolate truffles and Westmoreland Children First Logo

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.

Learn more about this event... Children's Bureau
Posted on: September 10, 2018

National American Miss Pennsylvania Preteen 2018 Service Project

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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...

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Children's Bureau
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Child Welfare Professional Week in Harrisburg

Shara Saveikis in Harrisburg

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.

Sh...

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Children's Bureau
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Levin Furniture, others donate 125 beds to needy kids in Westmoreland County

Westmoreland Children First vice president Veronica Ent with donated mattresses

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...

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Read full February 28, 2018 Tribune-Review article Children's Bureau
Posted on: January 11, 2018

Kid-friendly room at Westmoreland courthouse designed to ease anxiety

Toys, books and mural in Westmoreland Family Court Comfort Room for kids

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...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Westmoreland County Overcomes PA’s Broken Child Welfare System

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Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Join the Youth Advisory Board


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. 

Additional Info... Children's Bureau - Independent Living

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Clean Slate Process Begins

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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...

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Want to know more? Visit MyCleanSlatePA.com Clerk of Courts
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Owed money? In Westmoreland, some will get restitution on prepaid debit card

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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.

Read full May 22, 2018 Tribune-Review article Clerk of Courts
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Westmoreland County collects more than $100k in owed court fees through tax returns

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A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution.

Read complete Tribune-Review article Clerk of Courts

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Posted on: March 12, 2015

Westmoreland County announces homeownership program

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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)...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

OCTOBER CIVIL ARBITRATION LIST AVAILABLE

The October, 2019 Civil Arbitration List is available online under the Civil Court section of the Court's webpage.

Courts
Posted on: September 13, 2019

JUDGE SMAIL, JR. MOTIONS COURT CHANGE

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.

Courts
Posted on: August 19, 2019

WESTMORELAND COUNTY LOCAL CRIMINAL RULE CHANGE

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.

Courts
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Did You Know? Information for Veterans and Friends of Veterans

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...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Summer Newsletter

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Check out the latest news from the Westmoreland Development Council.

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre Reaches Full Occupancy

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Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre reaches full occupancy with the lease agreement with Life's a Beach USA, LLC.

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

WCIDC Signs Option Agreement with Al. Neyer

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Al. Neyer signs option agreement with WCIDC for 13.39 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II

Additional Info... Development Council

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Elections

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Election Poll Workers Needed

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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.

Learn more Elections
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Pennsylvania Voter Hall of Fame

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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...

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2015 Induction Ceremony Tribune-Review article Elections

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Upcoming Wellness Events

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The following events/activites are wellness qualifiers! Registration online is encourged to ensure we have enough participation.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Healthy Drinks, Health Kids: What the Research Shows

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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.

Additional Info... Human Services
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Murrysville woman named Big Brothers Big Sisters executive director

"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."

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Penn Township annual CROP Walk slated

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.

Additional Info... Human Services
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Register now: "Making the Connection" Ray of Hope Conference 22 Oct Friday,

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?

• Educators

•Mental ...

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Human Services
Posted on: September 17, 2019

‘Very Special Proms’ charity seeks donations after Hempfield flood damages dresses, more

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.

Additional Info... Human Services
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Help for Grandparents raising their Grandchildren

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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...

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Human Services
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Westmoreland team to tackle Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail as part of annual Crucible Hike

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.

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Getting Your Flu Shot Isn't Only About You, Doctors Say

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.

Additional Info... Human Services
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Research targeting vision loss topic of Latrobe Lions Sept. 24 program

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.

Additional Info... Human Services
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Abused kids are texting hotline for help, support

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.

Additional Info... Human Services
Posted on: September 10, 2019

New housing opportunity for 60 and over in Westmoreland

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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...

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Human Services
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Jeannette schools to offer counseling to students, staff in wake of fatal shooting

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.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Westmoreland Conservancy will open Murrysville trail for people with mobility issues

“Too often people with mobility issues are overlooked when it comes to outdoor opportunities, and the conservancy means to remedy that,” Malley said.

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

October 4th: Mental Health America of SW PA Conference and Dinner

Finding Balance: Interventions for Modern Problems, Mental Health America of Southwestern PA's annual conference and dinner.

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Podcast Series for Grandparents Raising Children due to Parents' SUD

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Listen in to this new series from Saint Vincent College Psychology professor Dr. Jessica Black.

Additional Info... Human Services
Posted on: September 7, 2019

Living with childhood apraxia

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.

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Suicide awareness walk to spread ‘Hope’ in Greensburg’s Twin Lakes Park

“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.

Additional Info... Human Services
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Murrysville Meals on Wheels seeks kitchen volunteers

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.

Additional Info... Human Services
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Catch up with CASA

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Read the newsletter and learn about Westmoreland County's Court Appointed Special Advocates.

Human Services
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Greensburg rally offers message of hope on National Overdose Awareness Day

“We need to keep these connections going. I always say that connection is the opposite of addiction.”

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Gov. Wolf launches push for mandatory lead testing in children statewide

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.

Additional Info... Human Services
Posted on: September 9, 2019

2019 Health and Education Expo, Oct. 23, Greensburg

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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.

  • Free Health, hearing, vision screenings
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Human Services
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Our Clubhouse Cancers Support Events-September

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...

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Human Services
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Area Agency on Aging's Fall Newsletter is here!

Download the newsletter here.

Human Services
Posted on: August 17, 2019

OPINION Patrick Kennedy: My brave cousin Saoirse was open about mental illness. Everyone should be.

"Hiding these struggles does not work; too many people live in isolated shame and even die, untreated or unsupported in treatment, because of it. "

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Pennsylvania will close two state centers for intellectually disabled

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.

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

I knew my patient as her husband’s superhero caregiver. Then she dropped her mask.

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 )

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Grieving Harrison mother mentions suicide in daughter’s obituary to create awareness

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.

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Westmoreland Diversity Coalition announces events

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

     Understanding Tra...

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Human Services
Posted on: July 9, 2019

Summer 2019 Inside Line

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

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Human Services
Posted on: November 23, 2018

Did You Know? Information for Veterans and Friends of Veterans

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...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Fall Family Funfest

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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...

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Juvenile Probation
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Mt Pleasant Community Mural Dedication

Mt Pleasant Community Mural

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...

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Land Bank

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Westmoreland County Land Bank Sells Jeannette Rt. 30 Site to Local Developer

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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’.

Additional Info... Land Bank
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Westmoreland County Land Bank Featured in Statewide Revitalization Publication

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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.

Read through the full report Land Bank

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Get your scare on with Snapology's Monster Mania!

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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 ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Take the Northmoreland Park Master Plan Survey

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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...

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Northmoreland Park Master Plan Survey Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Westmoreland County Parks Citizens Advisory Board hosting Green Luncheon, September 19

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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 ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Take home a piece of the original Mammoth Park Giant Slide!

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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...

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Posted on: December 13, 2012

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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!

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Posted on: December 13, 2012

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Follow us @WestCoParksRec to stay up-to-date on news from your Westmoreland County Parks & Trails!

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Prothonotary Office Now Offers Notary Services

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Notary Services available during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Project Changes for Former Belvedere Hotel Demolition Project

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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.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Belvedere Hotel’s remnants set to be demolished

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Demolition starts Wednesday, Sept. 11 and is expected to last until Sept. 30, closing Orr Avenue from Route 66 to Hancock Avenue.

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Redevelopment Authority Receives $100,000 for Accessible Housing Program

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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.

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Redevelopment Authority In Search of New Executive Director

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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.

Position details can be found here.... Redevelopment Authority

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

2019 Dog Licenses are now available

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Credit Card payments accepted for on-line purchases only.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Overseas trolls targeting veterans on social media: Report

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.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Register now: "Making the Connection" Ray of Hope Conference 22 Oct Friday,

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?

• Educators

•Mental Health Professiona...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Upcoming Veterans Opportunities

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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Thrift Savings Plan Has New Withdrawal Rules

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.

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

102-year-old WWII Woman Veteran from Norvelt Served in WAVES

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.

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Navy Commodores Jazz Band: Pittsburgh, Oct. 24

Navy Commodores Jazz Concert Flyer Oct. 24 in Pittsburgh

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.

Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Memorial planned for veterans who attended Valley High School

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.

Additional Info... Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Military exercises to bring low-flying helicopters, explosions to Pittsburgh

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.

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Jobs for veterans, List your Veterans Day events, more.

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VA Town Hall: Today, Sept. 12 at 4:30 at the Greensburg Community Based Outpatient Clinic

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Governor Wolf Outlines Plans For Lithuania And Poland Trip To Visit PA National Guard Members, Honor Tree Of Life Victims: 

Governor Tom Wo...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Stand Down for Veterans--Pittsburgh, October 6th

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Saturday, Oct. 5. 2019

0930-1400

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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 10, 2019

September is Suicide Prevention Month

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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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Fort Indiantown Gap Added To List Of PFAS Contamination Sites

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.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

New housing opportunity for 60 and over in Westmoreland

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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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Sen. Ward appointed to Veterans’ Center Advisory Council

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.

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

FEDVIP Open Enrollment for Dental and Vision Insurance Starts Soon

The annual open enrollment for the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) begins Nov. 11 and runs through Dec. 9, 2019.

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Military Share, Events, Employment

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Military Share/Food Bank Sign Ups In Greensburg: 

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 4, 2019

State and U.S. lawmakers lead discussion on veteran suicide, tout bills

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.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Latrobe veterans’ photos, stories needed for historical society program

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.

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Vet Center News

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Please see the newsletter for details and schedules.

Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Retirees Could Receive Tricare Refund Check

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.

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

News for Veterans from around the state and nation

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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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: August 29, 2019

National Guard to Offer Vet Center Help During Drill Weekends

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.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

2019 Health and Education Expo, Oct. 23, Greensburg

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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.

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Veteran Entrepreneurship Workshop Monday, Oct. 28, Connellsville

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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

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Transportation options for veterans to VA Hospitals Pittsburgh

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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.

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Free Health Fair for Veterans Sept. 28, Murrysville

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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Monument planned to honor those who served in War on Terror

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.

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Veterans Leadership Program September Events

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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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: August 21, 2019

VA Smoking ban, Family Assistance program, more

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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: August 21, 2019

VA modifies smoke-free policies at health care facilities to include workers aimed at increasing the

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.

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Posted on: September 2, 2019

POW-MIA Vigil, Sept 21-22, Pittsburgh

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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.

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: August 13, 2019

VA releases Launchpad app to streamline health care access for Veterans and caregivers

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently launched a new mobile application designed to save Veterans and their caregivers time online.

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Posted on: August 10, 2019

The Vietnam War at Heinz History Center through Sept. 22nd

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.

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

New Pittsburgh VA Director Heralds Tech, Telemedicine & Expanded Access To Care

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.

Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 3, 2019

RSVP by Monday for Veterans Appreciation Picnic in Youngwood Oct. 1st

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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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Mark your calendar for District 57 Veterans Picnic Oct. 1

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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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: August 7, 2019

All VA Healthcare Facilities Going Smoke-free Oct. 1st

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...

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Posted on: August 3, 2019

Veterans can receive VA services at MedExpress, urgent care facilities

“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.”

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Posted on: August 3, 2019

Serenity, Connection and Free Fly Fishing

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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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: July 27, 2019

Thinking of starting a small business? Let SBA help

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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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: July 29, 2019

New Military Suicide Report May Revive Debate Over Gun Restriction

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.

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Some Groups Claiming to Serve Vets Bilk Public Out of Millions, FTC Finds

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.

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Blue water presumptive conditions named

Eligible Veterans may now be entitled to disability compensation benefits

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...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Veteran Entrepreneurs: SBA Lender Match helps link you with business loans

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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: June 5, 2019

VA announces final community care regulations under MISSION Act

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...

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Register now for Veterans Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and Marathon Relay Nov. 3rd

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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 2, 2019

Veteran Suicide Prevention Month

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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...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Info for Justice-involved Veterans

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...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Summer Newsletter

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Check out the latest news from the WCIDC and our partners at the Westmoreland Development Council in our latest newsletter.

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre Reaches Full Occupancy

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Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre reaches full occupancy with the lease agreement with Life's a Beach USA, LLC.

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

WCIDC Signs Option Agreement with Al. Neyer

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Al. Neyer signs option agreement with WCIDC for 13.39 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Featured Site: Westmoreland Airpark

Westmoreland County Airpark

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.

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

Twilight Wish gives Westmoreland Manor resident gambling experience with slots, table games

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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.

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