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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Notice of Public Review & Inspection - Proposed 2021 Budget

2021 Proposed Budget Cover Sheet

Notice of Public Review & Inspection

Notice is hereby given that the Proposed 2021 Budget for Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania will be available for Public Review & Inspection at the following locations: Office of the Westmoreland County Commissio...

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1. County
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Special Meeting Notice - Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners

Calendar Special Meeting Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners will meet in Special Session on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 1:30pm in the Commissioners Meeting Room #101, Westmoreland County Courthouse, 2 North Main Street, Greensburg.

Per CDC guidelines, seating will be limited.

There will be an audio recording of the business of the meeting posted to the Westmoreland County website. 

If any member of the public wishes to make public comment for the meeting, please submit in wri...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Calling All Christmas Elves - Community Action Needs Your Help

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Westmoreland Community Action's annual Christmas for Kids program is now open! There are three ways you can help them make the holidays a little brighter for children in need this holiday season:

Westmoreland Community Action's annual Christmas for Kids program is now open! There are three ways you can help them make the holidays a little brighter for children in need this holiday season:

1. Donate an unwrapped, unused gift or money

2. Sponsor a fam...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Westmoreland County Secures $3.4 Million for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program

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New County program to improve quality of life of Westmoreland County residents by addressing lead-based paint hazards, and other health and safety household threats through its Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control Program

GREENSBURG, Pa., October 8, 2020 - The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners — Sean Kertes, Douglas Chew and Gina Cerilli — announced today that the County has secured $3 million to address lead-based paint hazards plus an additional $400,000 for hom...

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Related Tribune-Review Article 1. County
Posted on: September 11, 2020

New to Medicare? Join APPRISE for Medicare 101 November 11 or December 8

Understanding of Medicare

This presentation will help to answer many of your questions concerning basic Medicare. The program is free, but seating is limited. You must call to register.

View Event Flyer with Registration Info 1. County
Posted on: September 9, 2020

MEDICARE ANNUAL COMPARISON OCTOBER 15 -DECEMBER 7

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APPRISE, The State Health Insurance Assistance Program, provides free, confidential information and counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, reviewing current coverage, comparing health and drug plans and determining eligibility for cost savings programs.

APPRISE, The State Health Insurance Assistance Program, provides free, confidential information and counseling to all Medicare beneficiaries. APPRISE can review your current coverage, compare your health and drug plans with other companies, and determine ...

Learn more & schedule a phone appointment

Visit APPRISE local website 1. County
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Pennsylvania Support and Referral Line

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Do you feel...Stressed? Overwhelmed? Alone? Afraid? Anxiety?
During these uncertain times, you are not alone. We are here to listen. Call our Pennsylvania Support and Referral Line. Services FREE & CONFIDENTIAL. 1-855-284-2494 TTY: 724-631-5600

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Now Includes Task Force Briefings.

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Stay informed with the latest county-wide and departmental updates regarding COVID-19, inclluding Task Force Briefings. Learn how to opt-in to email and/or text notifications each time the COVID-19 information is updated.

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Searching for Homes with a Heart

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Provide Domiciliary “Dom” Care from your home while earning a reliable monthly payment.

Work from Home and Make a Difference!

The Dom Care program provides a homelike arrangement in the community for adults ages 18 and older who are unable to live independently.  Dom Care providers open up their homes to provide supervision, support,...

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Visit Domiciliary Homes website 1. County
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Foster Parents Needed for Older Youth

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Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent? The Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau has an overwhelming need for foster parents for older youth (ages 12-21) . Please call today (724) 830-3301.

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

CodeRED - Keeping Citizens Informed

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Sign-up for Emergency and Non-emergency Alerts from Department of Public Safety

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: May 1, 2020

Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan is Complete

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The 2020 Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) update is complete. The HMP documents the risks faced by the county and its communities, an analysis of stakeholder capabilities, and a set of goals, objectives, and actions to reduce vulnerability...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Westmoreland displays new high-tech mobile command center

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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: September 16, 2015

Follow us on Twitter!

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

Go to WCDPS Twitter page 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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Additional Info... 911 Public Safety

News Flash

Posted on: September 11, 2020

New to Medicare? Join APPRISE for Medicare 101 November 11 or December 8

Understanding of Medicare

This presentation will help to answer many of your questions concerning basic Medicare. The program is free, but seating is limited. You must call to register.

View Event Flyer with Registration Info Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: September 9, 2020

MEDICARE ANNUAL COMPARISON OCTOBER 15 -DECEMBER 7

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APPRISE, The State Health Insurance Assistance Program, provides free, confidential information and counseling to all Medicare beneficiaries. APPRISE can review your current coverage, compare your health and drug plans with other companies, and determine ...

Learn more & schedule a phone appointment

Visit APPRISE local website Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Searching for Homes with a Heart

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Work from Home and Make a Difference!

The Dom Care program provides a homelike arrangement in the community for adults ages 18 and older who are unable to live independently.  Dom Care providers open up their homes to provide supervision, support,...

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Visit Domiciliary Homes website Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Senior Centers and Satellite Centers Closures

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The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging is announcing the closure of all Senior Centers and Satellite Centers effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 until further notice, due to concerns about the 2019-novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

As this is a rapidly evo...

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Area Agency on Aging

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BH/DS

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Seeking Applications for Developing Older Adult Competent Clinicians

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Southwest Behavioral Health Management is looking for experienced clinicians in Armstrong, Butler, Crawford, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties who are currently providing OUTPATIENT mental health or drug an...

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BH/DS
Posted on: September 29, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

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Persevere PA COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

Do you feel...

     Stressed?

          Overwhelmed?

               ...

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BH/DS
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Becoming a Geriatric Competent Clinician

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Webinar Training Series

February 17 - June 21, 2021

25 Hours of FREE CEUs!

The training consists of a series of TEN webinars that cover a wide range of topics that are specific to the Behavioral Health needs of the Geriatric population (see attached for date...

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Geriatric Webinar Training Series Flyer BH/DS
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Webinar Series

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Speakers: Kathleen T. Mitchell, MHS, LCADC and Renee M. Turchi, MD, MPH, FAAP

November 4, 202012:00 to 1:00 pmFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: The Leading Known Cause of Prenatal Brain DamageRegister

January 6, 202112:00 to 1:00 pmFetal Alcohol Spectrum Di...

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BH/DS
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Alepix Behavioral Clinic (ABC)

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ABC offers a safe and healing environment providing extensive mental health services for both children and adults experiencing emotional or behavioral issues, including:

  • Psychiatric Evaluations/Assessments
  • Medication Management
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Thera...
Alepix Flyer

Alepix Behavioral Clinic (ABC) Flyer BH/DS
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Recovery Employment Partnership

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Employment Support Services FREE OF CHARGE:

  • Computer Access for Job Search & Job Application Completion
  • Resume & Cover Letter Development
  • Interview Skills
  • Transportation to Interviews
  • Job Skills Training
  • Job Placement

Peer Support from a Certifi...

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REP Flyer BH/DS
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing

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Free Walk-up/ Drive-up COVID-19 testing is available in New Kensington, beginning the week of July 6, 2020. The testing is available for persons with or without symptoms. No doctor’s order or prescription required. Results will be available in 2...

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Free Testing For COVID-19 Flyer BH/DS
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Modified Office Hours & Services

Temporarily Closed due to COVID-19

For emergencies, please contact the 24 Hour Crisis Hotline at 1-800-836-6010.

Otherwise, please contact:

Dirk Matson, BHDS Administrator 724-787-1634, matsond@westmoreland.swsix.comToni Dubovsky-Modar, Administrative Assistant, dubovst@westmoreland.swsix.co...

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BH/DS
Posted on: June 11, 2020

PMHCA Virtual Warmline

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A warmline is a service for people who are looking for someone to discuss their daily struggles. Warmlines are staffed with peers who have lived experience of mental health struggles themselves and who are open to sharing their stories of challenging situ...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 15, 2020

First Responder Hotline

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If you or your team want to talk, or  know of someone struggling, please call the First Responder Emotional Support Line.

#1-800-836-6010

Get the help you deserve.

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First Responder Hotline Flyer BH/DS
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Eviction Moratoriums during the COVID-19 Crisis

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It is illegal for your landlord to put you out without a Writ of Possession from a court!

Call a lawyer immediately if this happens.

If you are unsure if your landlord has a federally-backed mortgage, call a lawyer!

If you are a tenant and having problems wi...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 23, 2020

LGBTQIA+ Virtual Support Group

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You are not alone!

New day and time! Every Friday 6:00 -7:00 p.m.

For more info, Please contact Heather McLean at hmclean@mhaswpa.org or (724) 433-1359 for the Zoom link and password.

(This is not a clinical/therapeutic group, but here to offer socia...

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LGBTQIA+ Virtual Support Group Flyer BH/DS
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Mental Health Virtual Support Group - Tuesdays

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Every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

For more info, Please contact Heather McLean at hmclean@mhaswpa.org or (724) 433-1359 for the Zoom link and password.

(This is not a clinical/therapeutic group, but here to offer social support.)

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Mental Health Virtual Support Group

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Every Wednesday

6PM-7PM

For more info, Please contact Heather McLean at hmclean@mhaswpa.org or (724) 433-1359 for the Zoom link and password.

(This is not a clinical/therapeutic group, but here to offer s...

Mental Health Virtual Support Group

Virtual Support Group Flyer BH/DS
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Support & Referral Helpline & Resources

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The Department of Human Services (DHS) launched a statewide Support & Referral Helpline available 24/7 to assist Pennsylvanians struggling with anxiety and other challenging emotions due to the COVID-19 emergency.

Support & Referral 24/7 Helpline (...

Support & Referral Helpline and Resources

BH/DS
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Pregnancy and Postpartum Support

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Pregnancy & Postpartum Peer to Peer support during COVID-19. STARTING THIS THURSDAY, April 2, 2020, 7:00 PM. Join us for a LIVE Zoom session | Every Thursday: same place, same time.

Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Flyer BH/DS
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Becoming a Geriatric Competent Clinician

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The training consists of two In-Person trainings and a series of seven webinars.

Becoming a Geriatric Competent Clinician Flyer BH/DS
Posted on: September 9, 2019

STEP UP WESTMORELAND

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== 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.

Step Up Flyer BH/DS
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!

CareerSTEPS Youngwood Flyer BH/DS
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: 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

News Flash

Posted on: April 7, 2020

Office Update

COVID-19 related update

Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau is an essential department that is predominately operating remotely. There are a limited number of employees on site maintaining operations.  Office is open to the public by appointment only. &n...

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Children's Bureau
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Talk to Your Child

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Your kids are hearing about coronavirus (COVID-19). You want to make sure they get reliable information — and you want them to hear it from you. Here’s how to talk about it.Ask questions geared to your child’s age level. For ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Foster Parents Needed for Older Youth

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Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent? The Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau has an overwhelming need for foster parents for older youth (ages 12-21) . Please call today (724) 830-3301.

Additional Info... Children's Bureau

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Join the Westmoreland County Local Youth Advisory Board

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.

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Children's Bureau - Independent Living

News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2020

Clerk of Courts Office Open to Public by Appointment Only

Appointment Required COVID-19 Alert

Due to current COVID-19 rates, effective Dec 1, the Clerk of Courts office will be open to public by appointment only. Call 724-830-3732 to schedule; mask is required for visitors. This will not affect individuals who have scheduled court appearances.

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Clerk of Courts Administrative Cost Hearings Canceled

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Clerk of Courts Administrative Cost hearings that were scheduled for Monday, November 30, 2020 are canceled. If you had a hearing scheduled, please call 724-830-3734.

Clerk of Courts
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Service Fees on Credit Card Payments Effective June 1, 2020

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Effective June 1, 2020

This transaction will include a service fee if you pay with your credit or debit card. The total payment will include either a $2.50 or 2.95% service fee (whichever is greater).

Service Fees are assessed by the credit card processor, ...

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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

News Flash

Posted on: October 20, 2020

Westmoreland County Secures $3.4 Million for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program

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GREENSBURG, Pa., October 8, 2020 - The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners — Sean Kertes, Douglas Chew and Gina Cerilli — announced today that the County has secured $3 million to address lead-based paint hazards plus an additional $400,000 for hom...

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Related Tribune-Review Article Community Development
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Westmoreland County secures $3.4 million for new lead-hazard reduction program

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The Community Development Division has received $3.4 million in federal funding for a new lead-hazard reduction program that'll make low-income households safer while creating an opportunity to enhance the local pool of lead-remediation contractors.

Additional Info... Community Development

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Westmoreland controller’s office to put audits online

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Controller Jeffrey Balzer said financial reports compiled by his staff will be made public, a departure from past practices that required formal requests under the state’s open records laws to review the department findings.

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and 2019 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)

Annual Financial Reports

About the CAFR

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) represents the most detailed form of governmental reporting in use today. Together with the auditors opinion on the financial statements, the information included in this report serves to fulf...

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Controllers

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Coroner

31 Stories
Posted on: January 5, 2020

Multiple Fatalities - Pennsylvania Turnpike - Mount Pleasant Township, Westmorreland County, PA

CURRENT INCIDENT - MULTIPLE FATALITY CRASH ON PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE - JANUARY 5, 2020 

 Current Update: 8:55 AM - Multiple fatality crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike at Mile Post 86.1 Westbound in Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County...

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Coroner

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Courts

6 Stories
Posted on: November 18, 2020

JUDGE SILVIS MOTIONS COURT CHANGES - DECEMBER

Judge Silvis will not be holding Motions Court on Friday, December 4 AND Friday, December 18, 2020. Counsel should make arrangements to present on a prior or subsequent date.

Courts
Posted on: November 13, 2020

DECEMBER 2020 ARBITRATION LIST PUBLISHED

The December 2020 civil arbitration list is published on the Court's Web page, Civil Section.

Courts
Posted on: November 12, 2020

JUDGE SMAIL MOTIONS COURT CANCELLED - 12/11/20

The Honorable Harry F. Smail, Jr. will not be hearing Civil or Orphans' Court motions on Friday, December 11, 2020. Counsel should make arrangements to present on a prior or subsequent Friday.

Courts
Posted on: November 23, 2020

REVISED ORPHANS' COURT LOCAL RULES OF COURT

Effective November 24, 2020, Westmoreland County Local Orphans' Rule WO5.17 is rescinded. A complete set of the Westmoreland County Local Rules of Court and the Orphans' Court local rules can be found on the Court's webpage.

Courts
Posted on: October 26, 2020

JUDGE SILVIS' MOTIONS COURT CANCELLED - 12/11 AND 12/18

Judge Silvis' Motions Court is cancelled for December 11 and 18, 2020. Counsel should make arrangements to present on other dates.

Courts
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Court of Common Pleas and Magisterial District Courts

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On March 16, 2020, President Judge Rita Donovan Hathaway declared a judicial emergency in the Tenth Judicial District (Westmoreland County).  View details of this declaration 

In addition, on March 17th, President Judge Hathaway issued a ...

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Courts

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Pennsylvania Department of Health Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccine vial

Learn more about the PA DOH's COVID-19 vaccine plan including the Executive summary and corresponding FAQs. They will be adding FAQs each week as more information develops.

Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Pennsylvania Support and Referral Line

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Do you feel...Stressed? Overwhelmed? Alone? Afraid? Anxiety?
During these uncertain times, you are not alone. We are here to listen. Call our Pennsylvania Support and Referral Line. Services FREE & CONFIDENTIAL. 1-855-284-2494 TTY: 724-631-5600

Printable flyer. Help spread the word. COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Targeted Mitigation Effort

Community Mitigation PA Dept of Health

On July 15, 2020 Governor Wold and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine signed orders for targeted mitigation effforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in Southwest PA.

On July 15, 2020 Governor Wold and Secretary of Health Dr.Rachel Levine signed new orders for targeted mitigation effforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in Southwest PA. The decision results in statewide mitigation efforts for b...

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More questions? Review Targeted Mitigation FAQs COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Updated COVID-19 CDC Resource Recommendations

CDC Resource Guidance Document

For Healthcare Settings, Community Locations, Transportation, Restaurant and Bars as well as Home Setting.

Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates

News Flash

Posted on: October 8, 2020

Westmoreland County secures $3.4 million for new lead-hazard reduction program

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The Community Development Division has received $3.4 million in federal funding for a new lead-hazard reduction program that'll make low-income households safer while creating an opportunity to enhance the local pool of lead-remediation contractors.

Additional Info... Development Council
Posted on: June 25, 2020

WCIDC Approves Project to Modernize Jeannette Industrial Park Building

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The WCIDC Board today approved a $657,385 project to modernize one of the last available buildings in Jeannette Industrial Park.

Additional Info... Development Council
Posted on: April 23, 2020

WCIDC Approves $2.36 Million Rail-Replacement Project

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The WCIDC Board of Directors has approved a $2.36 million project to replace 4.24 miles of rail of the Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad as part of regular infrastructure upgrades that ensure the continued safety and reliability of the 33-mile railroad.

Additional Info... Development Council
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Development Council - Updated Office Hours

Westmoreland County Development Council Building

ATTENTION: In response to the recent statewide shut down ordered by Governor Tom Wolf, the Westmoreland Development Council is following emergency safety measures to protect the health of our employees and community. All non-essential offices will be clos...

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Development Council

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Modified Office Hours & Services

COVID-19 related update

The office will remain closed to the public until further notice. Appearances can be by appointment only.

Hearings are being conducted by telephone and complaints for support and modification petitions can be filed online using E-services and if necessary,...

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Domestic Relations
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Update on Consent Agreements

UPDATE

Due to uncertain financial situations in the current times, Westmoreland County Domestic Relations will accept Consent Agreements to temporarily modify support Orders. All Orders modified are subject to a further Review at a later date

Domestic Relations

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Elections

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Public Notice - Official Computation and Canvassing

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The official computation and canvassing for returns for the November 3, 2020 General Election begin at 9:00am, Friday, November 6, 2020 and continuing thereafter at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, Commissioners Public Meeting Rooms.



Elections
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Polling Location Update for Rostraver Township, Crossroads

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For November 3, 2020 Election only

Changed FROM:

Belle Vernon Area School District Administration Building270 Crest AvenueBelle Vernon, PA 15012

NEW LOCATION

Belle Vernon Area School District - Rostraver Middle School250 Crest AveBelle Vernon, PA 15012

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Official Notice of Election for Military and Overseas Voters 2020 General Election

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This is an official notice of a General election to be conducted on 11/3/2020 in Westmoreland County.

You may register to vote and request an official absentee ballot by using the Federal Postcard Application (FPCA), available at www.votespa.com or www.fvap.gov.  You may apply for an absentee ballot by submitting your FPCA by fax to (724) 830-315...

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View Official Notice Elections
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Corrected Totals to Number of Registered Voters in Three Precincts

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Registered Voter Totals were entered in the wrong precinct for the following:

Hempfield Weavers Old Stand was entered with the totals from West Hempfield

Hempfield Wegley was entered with totals from Weavers Old Stand

Hempfield West Hempfield was entered wit...

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Elections
Posted on: February 25, 2020

PA Department of State Voting Related Information

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Visit the PA Department of State website to learn about Voter Registration, Your County's New Voting Systems, Mail-in Voting and more.

Additional Info... Elections

News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2020

Calling All Christmas Elves - Community Action Needs Your Help

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Westmoreland Community Action's annual Christmas for Kids program is now open! There are three ways you can help them make the holidays a little brighter for children in need this holiday season:

1. Donate an unwrapped, unused gift or money

2. Sponsor a fam...

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View flyer for complete details Employee Resources
Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Employee Information - June 8 Update

COVID-19 related update

Please review the following links for information regarding policies pertaining to COVID-19.

June 8, 2020

Staff Memo - Green Phase

June 4, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Sick LeaveEmergency FMLAPandemic Activation and Response PolicyPandemic Positive COVID-19 Test P...

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Employee Resources

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Notice of Public Review & Inspection - Proposed 2021 Budget

2021 Proposed Budget Cover Sheet

Notice of Public Review & Inspection

Notice is hereby given that the Proposed 2021 Budget for Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania will be available for Public Review & Inspection at the following locations: Office of the Westmoreland County Commissio...

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Financial Administration

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Juvenile Probation Office Hours Update

UPDATE

Effective Friday, June 5, the Juvenile Probation Office will be open to the public and will resume regular business hours of operation. The New Kensington Sub Office will also be open.

Juvenile Probation

News Flash

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: July 22, 2020

The Twin Lakes Dog Park will be CLOSED until December 3

Dog Park Closed

NOTICE: All 3 sections of the Twin Lakes Dog Park will be closed until Thursday, December 3. Thank you for your patience and cooperation!

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 17, 2020

"Virtual" Green Luncheon awards video

Virtual Green Luncheon 2020

Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Board to present “virtual” Green Luncheon in 2020

Due to pandemic precautions, the Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Board is hosting a “virtual” Green Luncheon presentatio...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

UPDATE: Westmoreland County Parks

COVID-19 related update

Effective June 5, 2020, Westmoreland County moves to the green phase of Governor Wolf’s Plan to Reopen PA. The green phase is the least restrictive phase of the plan and allows the county operated park playgrounds to be re-opened and allows pavi...

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Parks & Recreation
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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Prison

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Released Inmate Commissary Orders

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Effective 11/19/2020

Inmates that were released between June 28, 2020 and November 19, 2020 will have 2 weeks to pick up their commissary order.  

  • You must call the prison to schedule your pick up.  You can do this by calling 724-830-6000 ...
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Prison
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Cancellation of Inmate Visits - Attorney Visitation Limited Hours

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General Visitation

Beginning Monday March 16, 2020, all inmate visits have been cancelled.  Inmates will be given one (1) free video visit per week.  The visit will last for ten (10) minutes.  Your family/friends will be able to ...

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Prison

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Notary Services

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Notary Services are available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Recorder of Deeds Related Modified Hours & Services

Appointment Required COVID-19 Alert

Due to the Covid-19 threat to the public at large and Recorder of Deeds personnel, the Recorder of Deeds’ Office will be closed to the public, but the office is staffed to meet the duties and responsibilities of the Office. Our operations will N...

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Recorder of Deeds

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Register of Wills Office

UPDATE

Beginning July 6th, 2020, the Register of Wills office will be open to the public. Appointments will no longer be necessary to conduct business in the office.  The office will resume its extended Tuesday hours starting July 14th.

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Register of Wills

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Temporary Office Closure

Modified Hours and Services due to COVID-19

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Tax Claim Bureau is currently closed to the public during these trying and unprecedented times.  

For your convenience, please take advantage of our alternate means of paying delinquent taxes: Mail the payment through the...

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Tax Office

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Alert - Dog Licenses

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If you live in Westmoreland County and you are a pet owner, please be aware of fraudulent websites.

The only place that you can actually purchase a legitimate dog license is the Westmoreland County Treasurer’s Office.  You may also mail ...

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Treasurer's Office
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Office Update Regarding COVID-19

UPDATE

Beginning Monday, June 8th, the Westmoreland County Treasurer’s Office will again be open to the public during regular Courthouse hours.  No appointments will be necessary; however, we still encourage the use of the US Postal Service an...

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Treasurer's Office
Posted on: November 26, 2019

2020 Dog Licenses are now available

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Credit Card payments accepted for on-line purchases only.

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Veterans Project New Hope 2021 Retreats - June 12-16 & July 3-7

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Four nights lodging and all meals are provided at NO charge to disabled veterans and their immediate family.

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Delays in Obtaining Military Documents for Eligibility Determinations

Dear Funeral Directors:

We are asking for your assistance. As you may be aware, the government’s primary repository for military personnel records, the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC), has been closed to the public since March due to the...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Jeannette couple raising money to adorn veterans’ graves through Wreaths Across America

Jeannette couple fundraise for Jeannette Wreaths Across America project

As long as the fundraising goal is met, the wreaths will be laid at the Altman Road cemetery at noon on Dec. 19. Volunteers are needed to help unload the wreaths in the days before the event and place them at grave sites.

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Virtual Veterans Experience Action Center (V-VEAC)

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) invites all Pennsylvania Veterans to register for the Virtual Veterans Experience Action Center (V-VEAC) being held October 21-23, 2020 to assist Veterans on VA benefits, healthcare, and other services.

Learn more & Register by Oct 19 Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: August 19, 2020

March is Women Veterans Month

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Attention ALL Women Veterans in Pennsylvania! Please join us for a weekend of fellowship, camaraderie, and informational workshops by, for, and about women veterans—and the issues that matter and impact them directly. Preregistration is required...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Second Lady Karen Pence Visits Pittsburgh To Learn About Beekeeping Training Program For Vets

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Second Lady Karen Pence, alongside Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie, visited the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System in O’Hara Township to discuss veteran suicide prevention before ending the day at Forever Heart Farm in Moon Township.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Updated Office Hours

COVID-19 related update

June 29, 2020

Due to COVID 19 the Westmoreland County Department of Veteran Affairs office will not be offering in-person services until further notice.  Our office is open to pick up and drop off paperwork, recorded military discharges, etc. We r...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Reminder for Veterans to Review, Update Benefits They Have Earned

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All veterans should occasionally check with an accredited veteran service officer to see if changes in a veteran’s circumstances or changes to benefit policies may have modified the programs they are eligible to receive

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Veterans' GI Bill benefits to continue during COVID-19 pandemic

President Trump signed into law S. 3503, March 21, which will enable the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to continue providing the same level of education benefits to students having to take courses online due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Regional Offices closed to the public starting March 19

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Regional offices will remain open, but no longer accept walk-ins for claims assistance, scheduled appointments, counseling and other in-person services. This decision protects older Veterans and those with underlying conditions as well as our employees.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

New Procedures at VA National Cemeteries due to COVID-19

All Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemeteries are open and will continue to provide interments for Veterans and eligible individuals. However, the National Cemetery Administration is continuing to adjust its services in light of the best pra...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 13, 2020

War Related Illness and Injury Study Center

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Blue Water NAVY Communications Toolkit

Please follow the links below for more information on the NAVY Blue Water Act.

Blue Water Navy Communications Toolkit

NAVY Blue Water Topline Report

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Having a VA Disability Rating Doesn't Prevent You from Serving in the Military

There are many myths about having a Department of Veterans Affairs' disability rating and serving in the military. The most common is that, if you have a VA disability rating, you can never serve in the military again.

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Military Medals

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military decorations from various conflicts.

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

First Graduate of Westmoreland County's Veterans Court Says He’ll Return as a Mentor

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Ryan Skuta was home about a year after his third tour of duty, a four-month stint as a freelance infantryman fighting with the Kurds against ISIS in 2016, when he was arrested in Jeannette and charged with drunk driving.

On Tuesday, Skuta, 33, of Irwin, be...

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WCIDC

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

WCIDC celebrates sale of 13.39 acres at Technology Park II

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The WCIDC is celebrating the transfer of 13.39 acres in Technology Park II to Al. Neyer, which next month will begin building a 150,000 SF speculative flex facility on the site. It's expected to employ 150+.

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

WCIDC Approves Project to Modernize Jeannette Industrial Park Building

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The WCIDC Board today approved a $657,385 project to modernize one of the last available buildings in Jeannette Industrial Park.

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

WCIDC Approves $2.36 Million Rail-Replacement Project

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The WCIDC Board of Directors has approved a $2.36 million project to replace 4.24 miles of rail of the Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad as part of regular infrastructure upgrades that ensure the continued safety and reliability of the 33-mile railroad.

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Posted on: September 19, 2020

Implementation Plan for Reopening (Currently On Hold!)

View our Implementation Plan for Reopening. Please be advised that this is subject to change. Stay tuned for an update next week.

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

8/31/2020 Update: Step 3 of our New Implementation Plan has started!

Click the link below to view our New Implementation Plan for Reopening, updated 9/14/2020.  Please be advised this is subject to change. *At any time that there is a resident or staff positive case in the building, we have to place the I...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

8/31/2020 Update: Step 2 of our Implementation Plan has restarted

Click the link below to view our Implementation Plan for Reopening. Please be advised this is subject to change. *At any time that there is a resident or staff positive case in the building, we have to place the Implementation Plan on hold.* Please keep c...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

8/17/2020 Update: Step 1 of our Implementation Plan has restarted

Click the link below to view our Implementation Plan for Reopening. Please be advised this is subject to change. *At any time that there is a resident or staff positive case in the building, we have to place the Implementation Plan on hold.* Please keep c...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Implementation Plan for Reopening (Currently On Hold!)

View our Implementation Plan for Reopening. Please be advised that this is subject to change. Stay tuned for an update on step3 next week.

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Corona Virus Update - June 4, 2020

COVID-19 related update

Residents, Staff, Families, and Visitors

For almost three months, Westmoreland Manor has remained dedicated to the ongoing welfare, safety, and health of our residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic. In doing so, the Manor has referenced the daily updates, a...

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Posted on: September 19, 2020

9/19/2020 Update: Our Reopening Implementation Plan is currently on hold

Click the link below to view our New Implementation Plan for Reopening, updated 9/14/2020.  Please be advised this is subject to change. *At any time that there is a resident or staff positive case in the building, we have to place the I...

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Additional Info... Westmoreland Manor COVID-19
Posted on: September 14, 2020

8/31/2020 Update: Step 3 of our New Implementation Plan has started!

Click the link below to view our New Implementation Plan for Reopening, updated 9/14/2020.  Please be advised this is subject to change. *At any time that there is a resident or staff positive case in the building, we have to place the I...

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