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Funds are available for furnace and hot water tank replacement and repair as well as rental assistance for displaced flood victims.Contact: Donna Hagan, Catholic Charities at 724-837-1840, ext 1661.
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Westmoreland County Public Meeting
Westmoreland County Commissioners' Meeting Room
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: Monday, Oct. 1, 9-11 a.m....
Cedar Creek Dog Park Grand Opening, September 26
The grand opening ceremony for the recently completed Cedar Creek Dog Park will take place on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 beginning at 11:30am. The event is open to the public and no RSVP is required. Dogs...
The Westmoreland Association of Volunteer Administrators (WAVA) are facilitating their annual Find Your FitVolunteer Fair on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 9am-noon at Westmoreland County Community College, Founder’s Hall, Youngwood, PA. &n...
Each October, 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.
Each September we celebrate National Senior Center Month at 13 Centers for Active Adults throughout Westmoreland County.
This year’s theme “Building Momentum” highlights how centers build momentum for aging well in ...
Jobs (with deadlines): Corrections Officer - Prison (Sept 24); Parks Manager, Public Works (Sept 27); Director of Case Management, Westmoreland Manor (Sept 28)
Sutersville Borough and the Westmoreland County Land Bank are seeking local businesses and individuals to fund an expansion project for Suterville’s Community Park on First Avenue.
The Westmoreland County Commissoiiners have proclaimed Aug. 12-17,2018, National Health Center Week, in recognition of the medical and behavioral health services provided by community health clinics nationwide. Here in Westmoreland County, Community Healt...
Pennsylvania businesses and residents affected by flooding in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties on June 20-21, 2018, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The filing deadline to return applications for phy...
Effective July 2, 2018, Policy S-470, Mail and Incoming Publications, shall be amended to provide that the Prison will begin photocopying in black and white, all incoming articles of mail (letters, drawings, greeting cards and photographs, etc. with the e...
The 2018 Senior Farmers’ Market Program provides eligible seniors with checks to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania. This program, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, provides eligible individuals four $5.00 checks to use...
The quickest way to stay connected to Westmoreland County news and events when you're on the go is to download the Westmoreland Connect mobile app.
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...
The Tax Claim Bureau provides lien certifications which are a means of determining whether taxes are owed or have been paid for prior years.
A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution.
Effective April 9, 2018, FBI Background fingerprint cards can be processed at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, 2 N. Main St. Greensburg, PA. 15601 through the Westmoreland County Park Police Department (724-830-3567). Processing will be done during nor...
Properties still unsold after the Tax Claim Bureau's Annual, Judicial, and Repository bid-off sale are placed in the regular repository, at which point anyone, with the exception of the property owners, may bid on the property.
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...
Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.
Summer is here, and much of the U.S. continues to deal with abnormally hot weather. And even if your community hasn’t experienced hotter weather yet, there are ways you can stay safe and cool when warmer temperatures arrive.
Here are some tips on...
The grant through the Department of Homeland Security, will for the first time enable response teams to work on the five rivers that border Westmoreland County as well as local lakes and reservoirs.
Follow us @WCDPS911 for the latest Westmoreland County DPS news and updates.
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September is National Senior Center Month – “Building Momentum” at your
Center for Active Adults
Each September we celebrate National Senior Center Month at 13 Centers for Active Adults throughout Westmorela...
The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging extends an invitation to you to attend our monthly Caregiver Support Group Meeting on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the McKenna Center for Activ...
The 2018 Senior Farmers’ Market Program provides eligible seniors with checks to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania. This program, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, provides eligible individuals four $5.00 che...
Connecting Communities and Inspiring Change: October 9-10, 2018 at Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel. (4650 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111)
Warnings of a scheme that targets the elderly were issued Tuesday because a group of people deemed “suspicious” gained entry to a Westmoreland County resident's home.
Training is provided at NO COST for Residents of Armstrong, Indiana, Butler, Lawrence, Washington, Westmoreland, Crawford, Mercer or Venango Counties(Participants from other Counties are welcome; space permitted, but will incur a cost). Specific dates, ti...
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 imp...
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...
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.
By A.J. Panian Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:00 p.m. The cracks in the asphalt surface of the basketball court at Frick Park in Mt. Pleasant have widened through the years, said James M. Wojnar, a borough councilman and chairman of the council's parks and r...
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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Judge Marsili will not hear civil or orphans' court motions on Friday October 12 or Friday October 19. Counsel should make arrangements to present motions on an alternative Friday.
Judge Smail, Jr. will not be hearing Civil or Orphans' Court motions on Friday, October 5, 2018. Motions will instead be heard on Thursday, October 4, 2018.
Defendants with cases before multiple judges will be scheduled before and have to appear before the individual judge assigned to the case. If a plea agreement has been reached for multiple cases, each case will still be scheduled befor...
Effective with the August 2018 criminal jury trial term, the criminal court judges will consider North Zone trials available during South Zone trial terms. Please click on this link to view the changes to the trial term procedures.
Effective January, 2017, the criminal court judges implemented an individual trial list. A protocol for the criminal call was established by the judges. Please click on this link to review the requirements of the Criminal Call of the List Protocol.
Greensburg, PA November 7, 2017: On Veteran's Day this Saturday, we all will take time from our day to remember and recognize the significant contributions and sacrifices that our Veterans have made for the United States and many other countries to advanc...
Check out the latest news from the Westmoreland Development Council.
As the primary marketing agent for the county, the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation remains committed to promoting growth throughout the county in terms of job creation, economic output and helping to maintain a stable tax base.
A group of some of Westmoreland County’s top employers on Wednesday afternoon discussed the challenges of an aging and declining population and its impact on the region's workforce, but spoke optimistically about what was to come.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Commissioners' Meeting Room
The foundation supplied more than $13,000 worth of equipment and materials for students with special needs.
State grants help fund centers that provide high-quality pre-K programs to at-risk 3- and 4-year-olds.
The Westmoreland County Food Bank is again teaming up with a Scottdale company to raise money for its food programs.
When Bryn Elizabeth Albee left foster care in 2004, she did something fairly unusual for a young person aging out of the system — she went to college.
New Kensington residents celebrated on Saturday what many of them love about their city: its diversity.
The members of Team Friends of Westmoreland County are not interested in the outmoded ideas about how people with disabilities should be treated.
The average human body has about 1.5 gallons of blood. Jeannette resident Scott Himes has donated that much 14 times over, and he has no intention of stopping.
A national organization that ranks charities for effectiveness Thursday put up a roster of highly-rated charities that will provide aid and support for hurricane ravished communities throughout the Carolinas.
If you had to choose between buying groceries and keeping your baby in a clean diaper, what would you do? The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank doesn’t think families should have to make that choice.
The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank (WPDB) is ...
The seven-county Pittsburgh metropolitan area had an estimated poverty rate of 11 percent in 2017, slightly worse than the 10.8 percent in 2016, according to results released Thursday from the bureau’s latest American Community Survey.
Wesley Family Services is closing three Alle-Kiski Valley-based programs, citing low participation and financial constraints among the reasons for the move.
Funding cutbacks could limit or potentially shutter the Westmoreland County Bar Association’s pro bono program, which provides free legal representation for low-income residents, officials said Wednesday.
Melissa Sporn, a Fairfax County, Virginia, child psychologist, said teen patients are "self medicating" with e-cigarettes. Usually, she said, it's because they are anxious or depressed.
Construction on two new facilities on main campus underway
Adelphoi recently announced grant awards from three of the region’s most visionary foundations: The Richard King Mellon Foundation, the Allegheny Foundation, and the Katherine Mabis McKen...
Western Pennsylvanians looking to help with hurricane and flood relief have three immediate options, said Dan Tobin, a spokesman for the American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania Region.
Volunteers grasping bags of red sand carefully poured the contents into the sidewalk cracks along Greensburg’s St. Clair Park on Tuesday.
Westmoreland happenings - Sept. 13 and beyond
A series of free workshops outlining the basics of Medicare will be held next week in McCandless, Monroeville and Mars.
Kelly Harwood, the clinical manager of outpatient therapy, training and development with Chestnut Ridge Counseling Services in Uniontown, said there are three primary eating disorders she tends to see.
Andrea Mapstone of Penn-Craft said from the outside, her high school-age daughter seemed to have everything together.
Tim Piazza and Marquise Braham told their parents they just wanted to make some new friends by joining fraternities while away at college. Neither got much of a chance: They died before their 20th birthdays, after brutal fraternity hazing rituals.
The E.C. Cruisers will host its 24th annual Cruisin’ to Help the Kids car cruise at 11 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Delmont Volunteer Fire Department, 2360 Route 66 in Delmont.
Emily Grove was all smiles as she came in from the chilly rain, led by a black dog eager to dry off and warm up.
The nonprofit Community Foundation of Murrysville, Export and Delmont is accepting applications for a new round of small, community-based grants.
The foundation provides grants to organizations demonstrating a need for small sums that can make a significan...
Nearly 2 million low-income Americans, including 469,000 households with young children, would be stripped of benefits under the House version of the farm bill being considered this week by congressional negotiators...
eterans who apply for ID cards through the Department of Veteran Affairs program rolled out last year should start to see a faster turnaround time in October, officials said Aug. 31.
There’s an unfamiliar ache now when I walk by Jordan’s bedroom each morning and head downstairs toward the coffee pot
Pittsburgh scholars who study how young people think and learn say concern over hot classrooms this week is an important part of the larger issue of supporting students and teachers so they can do their best work.
The Advisory Board of Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau Cordially invites you to ourWine and Chocolate Gala
Saturday, October 6, 2018
7:00 pm—9:30 pm
$40.00 per person
Greensburg Garden and Civic Center
Entertainment: MI2: Multiinstrumentalists Rick Auvil ...
Position: Program Manager
Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Hours: 37.5 hours/week
The Programs Manager provides and coordinates program and personnel management for assigned agency and prog...
Read about the celebrations for Senior Center Month, October's Health & Education Expo, Earn while you Learn, CodeRED. and more!
Running back Logan Harmon took a handoff in Apollo-Ridge’s 2017 season finale against Gateway. He hit the hole, but he didn’t see the Vikings defender converging on him.
Our Clubhouse provides free emotional and social support to those touched by cancer in western Pennsylvania.
Those living with cancer at any age, as well as the family and friends who care for them, are welcome to join Our Clubhouse and receive ...
The 2018 conference will feature a broad array of topics and formats. Researchers, clinicians, educators, and officials will share their work and progress through keynote addresses, workshop presentations, networking, and a special experiential event. Key...
Under a little-known Medicare rule, they can pay a lower cash price for prescriptions instead of using their insurance and doling out the amount the policy requires. But only if they ask.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending a nasal vaccine as a preventive measure against the flu this year, giving people an alternative to the needle that wasn’t recommneded the past two years.
The Pennsylvania School Safety Task Force continued to emphasize in a report released Monday the need for more mental health support in schools.
Dan Dillman knows a thing or two about technology and a thing or two — maybe three — about kids.
The Westmoreland Association of Volunteer Administrators (WAVA) are facilitating their annual Find Your Fit Volunteer Fair on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 9am-noon at Westmoreland County Community College, Founder’s Hall, Youngwood,...
The Blackburn Center is seeking volunteers to help with a project next month to bring awareness to human trafficking.
“Ten years ago, you’d call a doctor’s office, and they’d say ‘We don’t see people who don’t speak English,” said Barbara Murock, manager of the Allegheny County Department of Human Services’ Immigrants and Internationals Initiative.
New Kensington’s Knead Community Cafe is on a mission to help people — especially those who want to help themselves and aren’t just looking for a handout.
A change to future operations of the state’s medical assistant transportation program could cripple Westmoreland County’s paratransit system, local officials worry. “This could be devastating for us,” said Alan Blahovec, executive director of the WCTA.
Victoria Kozar, like many students, met one of her best friends while in college.
SW PA Partnership for Aging presents 3 Age-Friendly Breakfasts. Please see flyer for more information.
Older drivers outlive the age when they’re capable of driving safely by seven to 10 years, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety said Tuesday, but more than 80 percent of them never talk with their family or doctor about it.
According to the Cyberbullying Research Center, the percentage of teens who have been cyberbullied has doubled since 2007, with an estimated 20 percent to 40 percent of adolescents having been targeted.
If you have questions about Medicare, Penn Area Library officials want to help get them answered at one of two “Medicare Explained” programs coming up later this month.
The Westmoreland County Transit Authority’s (WCTA) door-to-door transportation service, GO Westmoreland will increase fares effective September 1, 2018. The WCTA explored several options in an effort to cover increasing operating costs. The WCTA...
The FTC, law enforcement officials and charity regulators from 70 offices in every state announced more than 100 actions in “Operation Donate with Honor,” a crackdown on fraudulent charities that con consumers.
Lowering blood pressure more than usually recommended not only helps prevent heart problems, it also cuts the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimer’s disease, a major study finds.
Westmoreland County Juvenile Probation invites all to join the celebration of PA Juvenile Justice Week at the Family FunFest on October 4, 2018, at the Nature Center at Twin Lakes Park from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Refreshments, family fun, live ...
A new Westmoreland County program will help restore victims of juvenile crime by restoring and selling old furniture.
The juvenile probation program will take offenders who owe both community service and restitution for five weeks and h...
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: April Kopas WESTMORELAND COUNTY LAND BANK firstname.lastname@example.org 724.830.3050 Westmoreland County Land Bank Teams up With Keep PA Beautiful to Tackle Blight (HERMINIE, PA) The Westmoreland County Land Bank...
NOTICE: All 3 sections of the Twin Lakes Dog Park will be closed due to current turf conditions from Monday, September 17 through Wednesday, September 19. It will reopen Thursday, September 20 at 8:00am. Thank you for your patience and cooperation!
Due to weather conditions, the Westmoreland Heritage Trail is now closed from Saunders Station Road in Monroeville to Forbes Road in Trafford. There are closed signs posted at each of these locations; we ask that riders and walkers please heed the signs a...
Due to weather conditions, the Five Star Trail is now closed from Willow Crossing to Trolley Line Avenue, and from Depot Street to Hillis Street in Youngwood. There are closed signs posted at each of these locations; we ask that riders and walkers please ...
The Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation will host two free summer concert series at Twin Lakes and Cedar Creek Parks. These concerts feature local musicians and bands and offer free admission and parking. Visitors of all ages are encouraged...
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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Toll free: 1-866-232-1899Online: www.TouchPayDirect.comTouchPay Kiosk: Located in the jail lobby
Notary Services available during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
In all, there were 16 candidates.
They came from 13 countries on five continents, ranged in age from 19 to 73 and represented a veritable melting pot of ethnicities.
All had waited for years and traveled thousands of miles on a journey t...
Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland (RACW), in partnership with the Westmoreland County Land Bank (WCLB) will receive $200,000 to acquire, demolish and/or rehab blighted properties throughout Westmoreland County
Credit Card payments accepted for on-line purchases only.
As the Pirates look to Pay It Forward during Fan Appreciation Week, September 17-23, we welcome the first 2,500 active military & veterans to take advantage of two (2) free tickets to Wednesday, September 19 Pirates game vs. the Royals.
Seating is limi...
Free one day business workshop for Veterans, service members of the National Guard and Reserve of all branches, their spouses and family members. See the flyer for details.
House lawmakers finalized the fiscal 2019 Veterans Affairs and military construction budgets on Thursday, sending the full-year spending plan to the president ahead of the new fiscal year deadline for only the second time in nine years.
Female Veterans Support Group
Veterans Crisis Support Group
Veterans Writing Workshop (through Oct. 29, 2018)
Veterans Write (Dec., 2018)Combat Veteran Spouse Support Group Until Aug 27, 2019
Spouse Support Gr...
Ivy League school recently reversed its long-standing ban on transfer student admissions, in part to be able to enroll more veterans, who often earn college credit during their military careers.
DMVA DigestA publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans AffairsSeptember 12, 2018
DMVA Still Looking For 19 Photos Of Pennsylvania Veterans Who Paid Ultimate Sacrifice:
To further honor and prese...
The VA reminds you that the Department of Justice is striving to combat financial crimes against older Americans. Learn about prevalent financial scams so you can guard against them, and get involved in making your community safer. If ...
When the Department of Veterans Affairs last week announced a decision to open a research center for military veteran caregiver issues, it did more than just make a plan to study caregiver needs.
Volunteers again observed the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by keeping an American flag moving through Harrison on Tuesday.
Healthcare does not have to be elusive. The new leadership team at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Altoona, Pennsylvania, has made it their goal to provide access to care at the time and place that suits the Veteran’s health c...
Is it better to treat post-traumatic stress by consciously processing traumatic events or by prolonged exposure to memory of the trauma?
WASHINGTON — To mark Suicide Prevention Month this September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is shining a light on effective ways to prevent Veteran sui...
In a sports town like Pittsburgh, PNC Park and Heinz Field always have one empty seat each. The “chairs of honor” help sports fans remember military personnel who are prisoners of war or missing in action.
Sometime in October military retirees can begin to review online the various features and monthly premiums of dental plan options for replacing their TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP), which is set to expire after Dec. 31.
Purple Heart recipients on active duty will soon be exempt from a new policy barring troops from transferring their post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits to their dependents if they cannot commit to an additional four years of service.
Student veterans starting the 2018-2019 school year could receive incorrect housing payments from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Veterans who apply for ID cards through the Department of Veteran Affairs program rolled out last year should start to see a faster turnaround time in October, officials said Aug. 31. More...
After a year-long study showing that non-opioids can be just as effective and far less risky for treatment of most types of chronic pain concluded wrapped up early this year, the VA is seeing marked success in its effort to cut prescription rates for opio...
Veterans Breakfast Club (VBC) Morning Event: - Sept. 8, 2018, 9:30-11:30 a.m.- Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Main in Oakland, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA (Allegheny County)- Free Breakfast. R.S.V.P. to 412-623-9029 or Lauren@vetera...
Guardsmen and reservists coming off more than 30 days of activation now have 180 days of transitional Tricare coverage, regardless of the reason they were activated.
DMVA DigestA publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans AffairsAugust 29, 2018
TWO DAYS Remaining For Persian Gulf Veteran Bonus Program:
The Persian Gulf Veteran Bonus Program, administered by t...
William J. Kolenc was his family’s hero even before he began his tour of duty with the Army in Vietnam, in 1968.
A publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Veterans Breakfast Club (VBC) Morning Event:
- Aug. 28, 2018, 8:30-10:30 a.m.- Salvatore’s Banquets, 5001 Curry Hollow Rd., Baldwin, PA (A...
Among other updates, totally disabled veterans are now eligible for Space-A travel, TRICARE Dental changes for retirees
Jerry Baylor has spent decades inspiring others.
Sometimes, it’s when he gives them a small stone he has meticulously hand-painted.
Pittsburgh Vet Center Weekly Calendar of EventsAugust 19-25, 2018In the Pittsburgh Vet Center2500 Baldwick Rd
Pittsburgh PA 15205Monday:OIF/OEF Group 6:30-8:30 p.m.Tuesday:Veterans Yoga 10:30-11:30 a.m.Vietnam Group 5:00-7:00 p....
WASHINGTON — The Defense Department said Thursday that the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Trump won’t happen in 2018.
As Tricare's retiree dental program prepares to shut down Dec. 31, military retirees will be able instead to choose dental insurance from a buffet of options through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).
DMVA Digest A publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Around the State Black Valley Farm Hosting Veteran Apprentice: The PA Veteran Farming Project announced that ...
More than 65 years have passed since a Demilitarized Zone was established along the 38th parallel as it cuts across the Korean Peninsula.
President Donald Trump went to Fort Drum in upstate New York on Monday to sign the nearly $717 billion National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a 2.6 percent military pay raise and could set the stage for creation of a Space Force.
See the 80% replica of the Vietnam Wall, with every name on the permanent wall in DC, Oct. 10-14 at Murrysville Community park. Free and open for viewing 24 horus a day.
Click here to see larger flyer.
VA volunteer Beverly Turner had just completed orientation on her first day at the H.J. Heinz campus in Pittsburgh when she saw a man in the cafeteria trying to communica...
A publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs August 8, 2018 Employment Opportunities This listing is offered as a resource to both Pennsylvania's veteran...
The Department of Veterans Affairs has begun implementing new provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, better known as the "Forever GI Bill."
"In The War, I Don't Know What I Didn't Do": 100 Years Of Heroes:
Raymond Jones is a resident at the Delaware Valley Veterans' Home, operated by the PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, in Philade...
At Allegheny County’s Veterans’ Court — the subject of a larger story I am working on — I have met people who are thanking veterans for their service and saying “welcome home” in profound ways.
WASHINGTON — Effective Aug. 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also referred to as the Forever GI B...
Vet Center Staff and Big Frank's BBQ, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Group, The Wall that Heals, Semper Fi Odyssey, Veterans Breakfast Club, Groups, and more.
If you’re a student using the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the stipend you receive for rent each month could look a little different this fall.
Murrysville Alliance Church, 4130 Old William Penn Hwy
Murrysville PA 15668
8 am to 1 pm
Veterans' Benefits info
Free screenings for glaucoma, cataracts, skin cancer, Heart/EKG, blood pressure
Free haircuts and lunch for Veterans
FREE HEALTH FAIR FORVETERANSWHERE: MURRYSVILLE ALLIANCE CHURCH4130 OLD WILLIAM PENN HWY.MURRYSVILLE, PA. 15668WHEN: SEPTEMBER 29, 201808:00 – 13:00
The VA minimum property requirements for mortgages backed through the veterans benefits program can help determine whether the property you’re considering qualifies for a VA loan.
Military retirees should soon find a postcard in their mailboxes reminding them that Tricare's retiree dental program will shutter later this year.
VA is excited to announce that service members and Veterans can connect to the Veterans Crisis Line using these simple words. The Siri function on Apple’s iPhone and the Google Assistant function on Android phones now automatically dia...
Effective August 1, 2018, the entitlement available under the Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) program will be reduced from 45 months to 36 months, but in October, the monthly allowance for eligible reci...
The Levo System retrains the brain to ignore noise by recreating each patient’s unique ringing sound. A recent study reported improvement after three months.
If you or someone you know is in crisis or thinking about suicide, contact the toll-free, 24/7 Veterans Crisis Line to speak with a trained, caring VA responder. Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, text to 838255, or chat online at VeteransCrisisLine.net/Cha...
Those who have served honorably with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, The Women's Army Corps, or those who have served or are serving honorably in the US Army, the US Army Reserve or the Army National Guard of the US are eligible for membership.
Saturday, Sept. 22
8 am to 3 pm
State AE, 400 North Shore Dr., PIttsburgh 15212
Free breakfast, haircuts, lunch, hot showers, food pantry, ID Cards, reps from VA Healthcare & Benefits, more. See flyer for details.
Veterans enrolled at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System can now schedule routine appointments in a number of specialties without first seeing their primary care physician.
Direct scheduling gets Veterans the care they need sooner by eliminati...
Changes are coming to Delta Dental plans. Please see these resources:
· New Delta Dental VADIP Plan Video
· Delta Dental VADIP Article
· Find Your Monthly Premium and View the Plan Options
· Find a Network...
In the 1980's, contaminants were found in several wells that provided drinking water at Camp Lejeune, NC. See the flyer for eligibility info, qualifying conditions, and disability compensation information.
Our latest spotlight is on South Greensburg Commons. In August, the commissioners toured the businesses of South Greensburg Commons' three tenants: Standard Envelopes, AGI Group, and Precision Metal Crafters.
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.
During the week of September 12, 2016 the Pennsylvania Department of Health conducted its annual survey of Westmoreland Manor. We want to be clear to the Manor's residents, their families, and county taxpayers that we take every finding seriously.