2018 News

December 20 – In general, a county comprehensive plan is a land use and growth management plan that is updated every ten years which establishes broad goals and criteria for municipalities to use in preparation of their respective comprehensive plans and land use regulations.

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December 12 – Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced the sale of 500 Clay Avenue in downtown Jeannette to Sobel’s Obscure Brewery, LLC., for its new local microbrewery location.

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December 11 – Laugh away the winter blues at two Comedy Nights hosted by Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation and the Westmoreland Heritage and Five Star Trail chapters!

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November 5, 2018 – Take home a piece of the original Mammoth Park Giant Slide!

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October 26– The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC) Board of Directors, Gina Cerilli, Ted Kopas, and Charles W. Anderson, held a groundbreaking ceremony at a 206-acre site in Sewickley Township.

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October 16– The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation’s (WCIDC) Board of Directors, Gina Cerilli, Ted Kopas, and Charles W. Anderson, announced today the closing of Lot 7, totaling 3.3 acres, in Jeannette Industrial Park.

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September 5– The grand opening ceremony for the recently completed Cedar Creek Dog Park will take place on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 beginning at 11:30am. The event is open to the public and no RSVP is required. Dogs are also welcome to attend!

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July 25– Stadium Casino, LLC (a joint venture of The Cordish Companies and Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment) and CBL Properties (NYSE:CBL) today announced plans to develop an approximately 100,000 square foot casino and entertainment complex at CBL’s Westmoreland Mall in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, PA. The 1.2 million square foot retail, dining and entertainment destination is located directly off Route 30, approximately 30 miles from downtown Pittsburgh.

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May 30– 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 will allow county officials to quickly deliver alert messages regarding emergency situations and or severe weather. All can sign up for the notification system through the county’s website at www.co.westmoreland.pa.us

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April 24– The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC) Board of Directors, Gina Cerilli, Ted Kopas, and Charles W. Anderson, announced today the acquisition of 206 acres in Sewickley Township from Westinghouse Electric Company.

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April 12– The Westmoreland County Housing Authority (WCHA) is pleased to announce that more quality housing is on the horizon for seniors in Westmoreland County.

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