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Norwin adds 5 college courses for students

Source: Trib Live Norwin High School students will be able to choose from five new courses next school year, allowing them to earn college credits from two universities and Westmoreland County Community College, as well as save money in the future. The school board Monday approved the new College in High School courses in partnership… Keep Reading

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Broadband connectivity study, survey eyed for Westmoreland, nearby counties

Source: Trib Live Officials from Westmoreland and seven neighboring counties are studying a proposal for local governing entities to step up and invest in infrastructure needed to expand or enhance broadband connectivity in under-served areas. About a dozen stakeholders from multiple counties attended a kickoff meeting Tuesday at Ligonier Town Hall for the Regional Broadband… Keep Reading

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North Huntingdon residents upset over trash collection problems

Source: Trib Live Facing complaints about failing to pick up trash, North Huntingdon’s new garbage collector promised it will be caught up with residential stops on Saturday, a township official said. The transition from Waste Management to County Hauling of Rostraver “has gone a lot harder” than expected, township manager Jeff Silka said. He asked… Keep Reading

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Westmoreland water, sewage rates to remain unchanged

Source: Trib Live Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County board members on Friday unanimously approved a new $105.2 million budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year that keeps water and sewer rates at their current levels. The budget year, which begins in April, will be the second consecutive year the authority has held the line on rates.… Keep Reading

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Big plans for Westmoreland outlined at annual State of County luncheon

Source: Trib Live After a public squabble at their first voting meeting of the year, Westmoreland County commissioners got together for lunch Thursday to outline an ambitious agenda for 2020 that includes revitalizing the Mon Valley, potentially adding more flights to and from Arnold Palmer Regional Airport and increasing internet capability. Commissioners Sean Kertes, Doug… Keep Reading

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Irwin officials making plans for splash park

Source: Trib Live Area youngsters could have a place to frolic and beat the summer heat: a splash park at Irwin Park. Council on Wednesday authorized the park and recreation committee to research and develop plans for a splash park at the municipal park off of Pennsylvania Avenue. An estimated cost of the project has… Keep Reading

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