2011 News

December 12- If you’re in the mood for a quick remodeling job for the holidays, or looking for that last minute tax credit for 2011, Shop Demo Depot may be able to help. Shop Demo Depot can deconstruct your current kitchen or bathroom, remove any salvageable items and get you ready for your remodeling project.

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October 24-Westmoreland County Commissioner candidates, Commissioner Ted Kopas and Mayor Gerald Lucia, today called on Republican candidate R. Tyler Courtney to come clean about his record, specifically his involvement in the trademark infringement court case and ultimate bankruptcy of his company, A1 Mortgage Corp.

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September 14-Commissioner Ted Kopas and Gerald Lucia, Democratic candidates for Westmoreland County Commissioner, today called upon local nonprofit and civic groups and area educational institutions to host debates during this year’s campaign.

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September 12-Nineteen area individuals, companies, and organizations will be honored at the Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation’s Green Luncheon on September 22 for their outstanding support of our county parks and trails.

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August 22-Northmoreland Park will host the 32nd annual Labor United Celebration on Sunday and Monday, September 4 and 5. The festival will be held from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM each day, with free entertainment, free admission, and free parking.

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July 12-The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners today named Austin Breegle as Administrator of the county’s Behavioral Health and Developmental Services program.

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July 3-The Westmoreland County Adult and Juvenile Probation Departments have opened a joint sub-office in New Kensington, PA. The office opened officially after a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 29, 2010, and is located at 1001 Barnes Street (the corner of 10th & Barnes), New Kensington, PA 15068.

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June 9-A free Father’s Day fishing derby will be held on Sunday, June 19 at Twin Lakes Park from 8:00am to 1:00pm. The event is sponsored by Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation, the Westmoreland County Sportsmen’s League, and Gander Mountain.

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May 24-The 2011 Mammoth Fest is right around the corner! This year’s event will be held on Sunday, June 5 from 11am to 7pm at Mammoth Park. It’s a family oriented festival with a wide variety of food, entertainment and children’s attractions. Once again, the festival will be held along the shore of Mammoth Lake.

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April 4-The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners Tom Balya, Ted Kopas and Charles Anderson announced today a retrofit program to the County Courthouse buildings designed to modernize the complex’s energy systems.

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March 29-On Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 10:00 AM, WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES®, the International Men’s March to End Sexual Assault, Rape and Gender Violence will kick off at the track at Lynch Field in Greensburg. Men from all walks of life will stride, stroll or saunter one mile in women’s high-heeled shoes and will join their voices with women in speaking out against gender violence in Westmoreland County.

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February 15-Westmoreland County Commissioner Ted Kopas today announced his candidacy for the 2011 campaign. At an evening kickoff event attended by more than 250 supporters at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, Kopas outlined his record in office and plans for the future of county government.

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February 9-March is nationally recognized as Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Awareness month. Celebrating the accomplishments and passion of children and adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), Westmoreland County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, the Westmoreland County Commissioners and IDD Human Service agencies across Westmoreland County are collaborating to present a calendar of county wide activities throughout the month of March.

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January 31-Westmoreland County Commissioner Ted Kopas today announced that he will not accept a pay raise for 2011 and will instead donate the money to four local charitable organizations.

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2010 News