1. News and Events
  1. 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...
  2. 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
  3. 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...
  4. Hiring

    We're hiring: Current Job Postings (with application deadlines)

    Jury Scheduling Coordinator, Court Administrator's Office (Aug 14), Correction Officer, Prison (Aug 18), Legal Secretary, Juvenile Probation (Aug 18), County Engineer (Aug 25) County Job Postings
  5. Photography contest newsflash

    Amateur Photo Contest!

    Submit your best photos taken in a County park or trail in these categories: People, Plants & Animals, Places & Landscapes. Read on...
  6. Property at 207 Main Street, Irwin, PA

    Land bank sells Irwin building

    A long-vacant former restaurant and hotel building in downtown Irwin sold to a North Huntingdon man who plans to renovate the three-story structure the borough condemned into apartments on the top two floors and possible commercial use on the first floor. Read on...
  7. American Flag

    Veterans Benefits Questions answered August 17 in Latrobe

    Learn about benefits for Veterans/Spouses/Widowers Read on...
  8. Tax-Sales-Annual
  9. 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...
  10. Judge awarding drug court graduate

    First Graduates from Westmoreland's Drug Court Program

    The special court was initiated in 2015 as county officials struggled with a growing drug epidemic that has flooded courtrooms with cases and prisons with addicted defendants. Read on...
  11. 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...
  12. 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
  13. US Environmental Protection Agency

    Redevelopment Authority Receives $600,000 to Clean Up Brownfield Sites

    The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland announced the agency is the recipient of a $600,000 federal grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to perform environmental assessments countywide in an effort to address brownfield sites. Additional Info...
  14. Latrobe Park Site

    Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Partners with County Land Bank for Community Greening Project

    Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB), in partnership with the Westmoreland County Land Bank, is providing seed money to Adelphoi USA for the development of a pocket park on Ligonier Street in Latrobe. Read on...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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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