Penn State Extension Educator, Esther Ulery, presented 22 “Young Lungs at Play” (YLAP) signs and recognized Westmoreland County Park Playgrounds as YLAP sites.
The North American Manure Expo event will be in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania on July 14th and 15th. One new promotional twist for the Manure Expo is a T-shirt contest that is just plain fun.
Knowing that the hazards from smoking not only affect the smoker but everyone around them, especially children whose lungs are still developing, Penn State Extension of Westmoreland County is pleased to recognize Hawksworth Garden Apartments as a YLAP site.
County Commissioners issue proclamation for National 4-H Week.
"Positioning for the Future" was the theme of the day at the SW Pennsylvania Regional Dairy Day event in Blairsville on March 5th.
March 18th is Kick Butts Day. It's a Good Day to Quit!
Penn State Extension of Westmoreland County is pleased to announce that the Community Health Clinic, Inc. in New Kensington will be offering a Tobacco Cessation program called "Fax to Quit" through the PA Department of Health.
Come and learn about the Westmoreland County 4-H Program and talk to representatives from our County Clubs.
Are trees not top-of-mind during the winter? Maybe they should be. Winter is an ideal time to inspect tree branches for defects, decay, or structural issues without the camouflage of leaves. Wounds, decay cavities, crooked growth, and weak branch unions are problems in the making that can be more easily spotted when the trees are bare.
Nutrition Links in Westmoreland County successfully teaches people how to eat better for less.
The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
Ligonier Township adopts Young Lungs at Play Policy
Penn State Extension of Westmoreland County is pleased to announce that the Community Health Clinic, Inc. in New Kensington will be offering a Tobacco Cessation program called “Fax to Quit” through the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Penn State Extension of Westmoreland County is proud to announce that on December 11, 2014 the Borough of Ligonier adopted a tobacco-free policy called “Young Lungs at Play”.
The Public Utility Commission (PUC) recently proposed extensive rule changes to the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards (AEPS) Act Implementation.
The Westmoreland County Penn State Master Gardeners plant and maintain demonstration gardens at the site of the Westmoreland County Cooperative Extension Office on Donohoe Road in Greensburg.
Cook Township Supervisors adopted the tobacco-free policy Young Lungs At Play on November 5, 2014.
A group of Westmoreland County 4-H members traveled to Penn State University on a field trip to learn more about handling cattle.
Dairy educators have been hosting meetings with dairy producers to explain the new Margin Protection Program, a federal assistance program for dairy producers.
Private water and septic system workshops are being offered across the Commonwealth.