1. News and Events
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    Critical Need for Election Poll Workers

    Play a vital role in the democratic process. Contribute to your community by helping run an election and safeguard our election process. Volunteers especially needed in Arnold, Derry, Lower Burrell, New Kensington and Rostraver areas. Learn more
  2. Westmoreland County Transportation Development Plan

    Westmoreland Needs Your Input on Public Transportation - Public Input Session and Survey Launch

    A Transit Development Plan (TDP) for Westmoreland County is being developed by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) in partnership with Westmoreland Transit and Westmoreland County. Read on...
  3. Laurel Highlands Logo

    2018 Tourism Grant Applications Now Available

    Completed applications are due no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, November 17, 2017. Additional Info...
  4. Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission Logo

    2017 Fall Public Participation Panel Meeting

    Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) encourages you to attend the Public Participation Panel meeting for Westmoreland County to learn about the draft 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and long range planning. Read on...
  5. Westmoreland Children First Advisory Board Banner

    Westmoreland County Overcomes PA’s Broken Child Welfare System

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

    Amendment to the Westmoreland County Community Development Block Grant Program

    The County proposes budget amendments to the following FY 2016 CDBG activities. Additional Info...
  7. Hobgoblin newsflash

    Prepare to be scared at the Hobgoblin Hikes!

    Hikes will be held at Northmoreland Park on Saturday, October 21 and Mammoth Park on Saturday, October 28. Can you handle the Parks in the dark?!?! Read on...
  8. Red heart drawn on chalkboard with Health & Education Expo written in chalk

    Health & Education Expo

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Ramada Greensburg Hotel & Conference Center Light refreshments, door prizes, over 90 vendors Read on...
  9. Colony Holding Companies&#39 proposed design for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

    WCIDC Board Accepts Proposal for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

    The Westmoreland County Land Bank can now enter into a formal agreement with Colony Holding for the 6.4-acre parcel for a purchase price of $2.1 million. Read on...
  10. Cleared site

    Westmoreland County Land Bank Selects Local Developer’s Proposal for Jeannette Rt. 30 Project

    Colony Holding will acquire the 6.4-acre site for $2.1 million with plans to develop the site for “Jayhawk Commons” –a mix of commercial and retail space. Additional Info...
  11. EveryoneOn logo

    Westmoreland County Housing Authority (WCHA) joins the ConnectHome Nation initiative

    Westmoreland County Housing Authority (WCHA) has been selected to be part of the inaugural cohort of ConnectHome Nation, the innovative program to end the digital divide in public housing across the United States. Read on...
  12. Community Foundation Summer Interns with April Kopas

    Land Bank Awarded Grant to Boost Community Pride in Sutersville Borough

    The Board of Directors of the Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced that they are the recipients of a $10,000 “Boosting Community Pride” grant from the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County. Read on...
  13. Center for Community Progress

    Redevelopment Authority's Efforts Admired In Community Progress Blog

    Westmoreland County has a large, growing, aging population and a housing affordability problem. A new grant award will make it possible for the redevelopment authority and land bank to help with those challenges Read blog
  14. 2017 CCAP Award

    Pennsylvania Children and Youth Administrators Awarded CCAP 2017 Affiliate of the Year

    Each year, the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) selects an organization they are associated with as the Affiliate of the Year to recognize outstanding efforts in moving the county mission forward. Read on...
  15. Siemens

    Siemens Corporation Invests at RIDC Westmoreland

    Siemens Corporation is establishing a 290,000-square-foot presence at RIDC Westmoreland. Siemens Energy division expects to employ about 200 people at the facility when it opens in 2018. Press Release...
  16. Jeannette Groundbreaking

    WCIDC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony at Jeannette Glass Site

    The event marked the official start of environmental remediation and demolition of buildings on the site. Dennis Davin, secretary of the state DCED, announced a $960,300 grant through the Industrial Site Reuse Program Press Release...
  17. Greensburg Transfer & Storage Building, Depot Street

    $600K grant aims to clear Westmoreland brownfield sites for repurposing

    “These brownfield sites, perceived to be contaminated spaces, can be converted for another industrial or commercial use,” said April Kopas, executive director of Westmoreland County Redevelopment Authority. Photo credit: Kyle Hodges Read full Tribune-Review article
  18. Scam Alert Sign

    ALERT: PA Supreme Court prothonotary’s office phone number is being used in consumer scam

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Office of the Prothonotary is warning people about a telephone scam being used to get money or personal information. Read on...
  19. Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland

    Redevelopment Authority Receives $175,000 for Accessible Housing Programs

    The Board of Directors of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland today announced the agency has been awarded a $175,000 grant through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund . Read on...
  20. Donation jars with cash inside

    Juror Donation Program - Update

    Great things have been done with the help of Westmoreland County citizens serving as jurors since the inception of the juror donation program in September, 2016. Read on...
  21. Bailey Noll, Photo credit: Steph Chambers, Tribune-Review

    Mom Credits Caseworker for Saving Life from Addiction

    Article highlights the work that Westmoreland County Children's Bureau caseworkers do every day, in assuring children’s safety while preserving and strengthening the family. Read on...
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