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Nearly $80,000 owed to about 250 crime victims is being held by Westmoreland County, according to Clerk of Courts Bryan Kline.
The cash represents court-ordered restitution payments to victims who moved and have not updated their home addresses with the co...
Notice is hereby given that the regularly scheduled Agenda Session of the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 10 am in the Westmoreland County Commissioners Conference Room has been cancelled. And further t...
Notice is hereby given that the Agenda Session of the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners which was scheduled for Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 10 am will now be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 10am in the Westmoreland County Commissioners Co...
Join SPC’s Public Participation Panel for an update on developing the draft 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The draft 2021-2024 TIP is the implementation mechanism for SmartMoves for a Changing Region, the region’s ...
Elliott Company has finalized the purchase of the former Jeannette Glass property to build a cryogenic pump testing facility. The facility will create approximately 130 new jobs.
Jobs (deadlines): District Justice Secretary Trainee (Nov 20); Recreation Aide , Westmoreland Manor (Nov 20); Lead Domestic Relations Officer, Domestic Relations (Nov 22); Court Reporter, Court of Common Pleas (Dec 13); Infection Preventionist /QAPI Super...
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’.
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...
All Encouraged to Sign-up for Emergency and Non-emergency Alerts at County Website
Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety is encouraging all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for a new mass notification system known as CodeRED that wi...
Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.
A violent-intruder drill Monday in Greensburg was the result of about five years of preparation by the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety and Westmoreland Casemanagement and Supports, Inc.
Public safety officials used the drill as a way to gau...
The $516,000 center includes a large trailer with internet, mapping and communications equipment and two mobile surveillance units that feature cameras atop 37-foot masts and six drones for aerial reconnaissance activities.
Follow us @WCDPS911 for the latest Westmoreland County DPS news and updates.
Volunteers deliver more than meals. Each friendly visit is a safety check enabling our community's seniors to live less isolated, nourished lives with independence and dignity. Find a Westmoreland County's Meals on Wheels program near you.
Fighting for Seniors presents "Responding to Financial Fraud and Exploitation"
Friday, Nov. 15
10:30am to noon
New Ken Center for Active Adults, 1039 3rd Ave, New Kensington PA
Please see flyer for more information.
The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging extends an invitation to you, to attend our monthly Caregiver Support Group Meeting on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the McKenna Center for Active...
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...
Westmoreland County Food Bank’s SNAP Application Assistance Program
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the federal program, formerly known as Food Stamps, that helps low income individuals to purchase nutritious food, such as fruits, v...
On-The-Job Training Program for Mature Workers
Celebrating Seniors and Making Dreams Come True
Senior Employment Program-SCSEP- Learn While You Earn
In working with consumers and service providers in the community, Westmoreland County BHDS Program has identified the need to develop an additional enhanced personal care home (EnPCH) to expand and enhance our existing housing continuum and service option...
== Students, Therapists, Educators and Parents United in Prevention ==Step Up's goal is to support the academic, social, and emotional success of ALL students by creating caring, safe and positive educational environments.
Did you graduate and need a job? Need a GED? Want a PAID work experience?CareerSTEPS Can Help!
The Fall Building Blocks Early Learning Conference will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019, at the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit located at 102 Equity Drive, Greensburg, PA. Included will be a lecture by Kelly Dorfman, M.S., LND.
FREE education classes for adults can help improve your reading, writing, and math skills to prepare you for GED® exams, high school equivalency exams, post-secondary entrance exams, and jobs!
The Behavioral Health Task Force for Persons who are Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing of Allegheny County today announced the updating of the Resource Guide for Southwestern Pennsylvania Behavioral Health Providers.
This resource guide lists regiona...Read on...
Congratulations to Arielle Teppert, from Latrobe, National American Miss Pennsylvania Preteen 2018 winner, whose service project focused on providing foster children with back to school items.
On behalf of Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau, w...
In recognition of the Governor’s Proclamation for Child Welfare Professional week, it was an honor to accompany Anna and Idelia to our state capitol, whom both shared their heartfelt stories on how their caseworkers’ had positively impacted their lives.
With one donation, the waiting list for beds for abused and neglected children in Westmoreland County has been eliminated.
On Wednesday, 125 beds were delivered to the Kris Feliciani State Farm Insurance office in Youngwood, where they will await...
A special thank you to Adam Garrity, a program Specialist for Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau, who had the vision to transform the family court waiting room into a child-friendly comfort room to occupy the children and ease their minds while they wa...
See the IL Calendar for Westmoreland County local YAB meeting dates.
The Mission of the Pennsylvania Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is to educate, advocate, and form partnerships to create positive change in the child welfare system.
A pilot program starting next month at the Westmoreland County Clerk of Courts office will give crime victims another option to access their restitution funds.
A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution.
The 2018 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice is now available to review and comment.
Copies of the draft Citizen Participation Plan will be made available for review at the following locations:
Greensburg, Pa., The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners and the Westmoreland County Land Bank announced the creation of a new program and partnership for homeownership today. $160,000 was secured from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA)...
The December Civil Arbitration list for 2019 is available on the county website on the Civil section of the Court's webpage.
The November Arbitration list is published on the Court's Civil web page.
Copies of the 2020 Civil Court Calendar are available in the Court Administrator's office, Room M10, Civil Division.
The November civil jury trial list for Judge Scherer and Judge Smail, Jr. are available on the Court's webpage, Civil Section.
Al. Neyer signs option agreement with WCIDC for 13.39 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II
Pregnant women are more susceptible to, and can get more ill from, certain illnesses, so it’s important for moms-to-be to understand why certain immunizations are so important.
An online company is partnering with the Salvation Army to provide eyeglasses to Western Pennsylvanians living in poverty for only the cost of postage.
LIHEAP provides assistance to people who struggle to pay heating bills during the winter. Assistance is available to renters and homeownersl benefits are paid directly to the utility company.
Read all the news from Westmoreland County's Area Agency on Aging.
Recent stings that led to the arrests of three Western Pennsylvania massage parlor operators garnered widespread publicity, but two local human-service workers don’t see the region’s human trafficking issues ending soon.
Read the newest CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) newsletter and see how CASA volunteers are helping change children's life stories. Maybe you'd like to be a CASA, too?\
Eligible area families who want to make sure their kids ages 13 or younger have something special in their stockings are encouraged to submit wish lists at the local Salvation Army service center by Wednesday .
Coaches of youth and young adult athletes can play a vital role in preventing and helping individuals with the disease of addiction. IUP professors Keri Kulik, PhD, and Gabrielle Morreale, MS, collaborated with the Westmoreland County Drug Overdose Task F...
Officials said the two-year $50,712 grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency will pay for enhanced drug testing of participants that will improve supervision and monitoring efforts of the four-year-old program.
The takeover will require the authority to hire about 150 new employees, including drivers, maintenance workers, supervisors and management personnel by Jan. 1.
Welcome Home Shelter in Greensburg and Union Mission in Latrobe will be open from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. on nights when the temperature is 25 degrees or colder.
Premiums for health insurers' individual policies in Pennsylvania for 2020 will reflect an aggregate statewide increase of 4 percent, with an increase of 10 percent in the small group market.
If you are experiencing difficulties in paying your monthly utility bill, Dollar Energy Fund may be able to help. They are currently accepting grant applications.
UPMC St. Margaret plans to move its family health center in New Kensington from city hall to a new building on Fifth Avenue, the hospital’s foundation announced Tuesday.
Elementary schools across Hempfield Area School District are working with local churches to ensure qualifying students have hot meals to eat on weekends.
Please see flyer for more information.
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.
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?
•Mental Health Professiona...
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...
Listen in to this new series from Saint Vincent College Psychology professor Dr. Jessica Black.
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
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...
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.
5-inch ornaments are $25/each, and 9-inch plaques are $50/each. Click here to download the order form. Cash or checks accepted; please make checks payable to WCPRCAB. Mail your order form to Westmoreland County Parks, 194 Donohoe Road, Greensburg, PA 1560...
Follow us at "WestmorelandParkandRec" to stay up-to-date on new Parks and Rec information and programs, such as Festivals, Summer Concerts, Camps for Kids, Free Fishing Derbies, and more!
Follow us @WestCoParksRec to stay up-to-date on news from your Westmoreland County Parks & Trails!
The Westmoreland County Prothonotary, Christina O'Brien is holding a Passport Day at the Health & Wellness Fair October 23, 2019.
Passport photos are available. For identification, please bring:
Notary Services available during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
U.S. EPA Brownfields Assessment grants were essential in preparing the former Jeannette Glass Plant site to host the Elliott Company’s expansion plans. The funds also facilitated the addition of greenspace in Jeannette's urban environment.
The Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development and the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland today announced the demolition completion and site cleanup of the former Belvedere Hotel in Oklahoma Borough, Westmoreland County.
Demolition starts Wednesday, Sept. 11 and is expected to last until Sept. 30, closing Orr Avenue from Route 66 to Hancock Avenue.
Credit Card payments accepted for on-line purchases only.
Disabled veterans and Purple Heart recipients won't see on-base access for commissaries and exchange stores or some recreation options any time soon, according to new guidance issued Wednesday by the Defense Department.
On Monday, a 10:30 a.m. ceremony marking the memorial’s centennial will take place at Trafford Veterans Memorial Park on Edgewood Avenue, featuring music from the Traf...
Tricare beneficiaries who fill their prescriptions at a retail store or by mail will see their prescription costs rise on Jan. 1, and enrollment fees for most retirees and their family members on Tricare Prime also will increase next year.
Mt. Pleasant Area graduate Noah Lynch was honored to escort his ROTC commander at Saint Vincent College onto Heinz Field for a special presentation during Sunday’s game between the Steelers and the visiting Colts.
DMVA's Gino J. Merili Veterans' Center Has Immediate Job Openings:
The Gino J. Merli Veterans' Center in Scranton (Lackawanna County) has career opportunities available for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certified nurse aides. Jo...
In addition to nominations, the veterans’ ministry also is accepting donations of food, toiletries and other everyday items.
The region’s longstanding support of veterans and active-duty military personnel will be on display again this Veterans Day as businesses, restaurants and fraternal groups offer discounted meals and services.
The first graduate of Westmoreland County Veterans Court will be recognized on Nov. 19. Mentors for the program are needed. Mentors work with program participants by phone, in person or during community activities.
Do you regularly receive primary care from the VA?
Are you taking multiple medications or have family or friends who helps manage your care?
Would you like to share information about your VA primary care experience to help improve a national impro...
Read the newsletter here.
Events honoring Veterans are scheduled throughout the region.
Veterans Day Discounts 2019, Free Meals, Resources Exclusive To Veterans:
Veterans Day is on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. This Veterans Day discounts list will continue to be updated as the VA learns of more nationally available Veterans Day discounts,...
The SBA held a workshop in Connellsville this week to educate veterans and partner agencies about free resources for those starting or sustaining a business. staff from Seton Hill University's Wukich Center for Entrepreneurial Opportunities, the Saint Vin...
Download the newsletter here.
Matt Zamosky, director of Westmoreland County Veterans Affairs, will address those attending an early Veterans Day dinner Nov.
Download the flyer
Screening and panel discussion
Tuesday, Nov. 5th, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh PA
6:30 pm Doors open, cocktails
7 pm Screening
8 pm Panel Discussion
Veterans Crisis Line:
Veterans in crisis, or anyone who is concerned about a veteran, should call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and then press 1. Please share this phone number with everyone you know and ask them to save it in their ...
Military retirees and veterans benefits recipients will see a 1.6 percent cost-of-living boost in their payouts starting in December, nearly half of the increase they received last year.
“Our main mission is to create, connect and build communication between the veterans. You meet complete strangers and find a commonality. It’s an incredible way to instantly connect with others and maybe, along the way, fall in love with the process.”
Download and print the flyer here.
"I have no pain."
With those words, Air Force Veteran Nadine Stanford became the first patient at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System to complete a battlefield acupuncture (BFA) treatment.
When Gary Wuslich returned to western Pennsylvania for his uncle Brando Sachet’s funeral in December 2018, he began thinking about the veterans’ memorial stationed outside the former American Legion on Kennedy Avenue in Export.
U.S. military officials warned troops this week that Iranian hackers have set up a fake jobs website for veterans that targets servicemembers considering a transition back to civilian life.
DMVA Still Looking For Photo Of Pennsylvania Veteran Who Paid Ultimate Sacrifice In Vietnam:
To further honor and preserve the memory of our veterans for future generations, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Washi...
Retired U.S. Marines Corps Colonel Nancy Anderson spent her career serving in roles from platoon commander through chief of staff of the 3rd Force Service Support Group on Okinawa, Japan. Join Colonel Anderson as she discusses the history of wom...
Veterans will see a cost-of-living increase in their benefits payouts later this year, but it likely won’t be as big as the last one they received.
VA is changing electronic health information sharing options to improve care coordination and continuity of care
VA electronically shares the right information at the right time with participating community care providers who treat you, in order to help yo...
Calling all creative artists! Veterans receiving care at VA Pittsburgh can enter our creative arts competition to showcase your creative and performing arts on Jan. 29 and 30 at our H.J. Heinz III campus. Entries accepted Dec. 1, 2019 to Jan. 15, 2020.&am...
When Jeannette native Mia Harshbarger joined the Navy, she didn’t know she would be working on one of the branch’s most advanced helicopters.
Fort Indiantown Gap Army National Guard base in Lebanon County has been added to the state Department of Environmental Protection’s growing list of military and industrial sites where the PFAS class of chemicals has been found.
Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity (ECHO) is not a new concept ---its roots were as a “Grossdawdy Haus” in the 1880’s when Amish families used them as a way to keep loved ones near home. Today it has enormous potential for serving Pennsylvania’s rapidly gr...
The annual open enrollment for the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) begins Nov. 11 and runs through Dec. 9, 2019.
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.
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.