Penn State Extension has a opening for a summer assistant to help out in the 4-H program in Westmoreland County. Experience and knowledge of 4-H is helpful but not essential. The individual must enjoy working with people of all ages.
Penn State Extension Better Kid Care Coordinator Patty Graff and Jan Fox, United Way of Westmoreland County Program Assistant accepted the Proclamation on Thursday the 10th announcing April as Month of the Young Child from the Westmoreland County Commissioners.
A new Dairy Educator has joined the Penn State Extension team. Andrew Sandeen is now working from the Indiana County office and will aim to serve dairy producers and other industry personnel across Southwest Pennsylvania.
A cornerstone to providing a quality early learning experience for young children is observation.
Thursday evenings at McKee Middle School in Jeannette provided families of 5th and 6th graders with an opportunity for special one on one time and to learn strategies to help them cope with the challenges of the approaching teen years. Twelve families completed the seven week Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 (PROSPER).
4-H Teens in Westmoreland County participated in Teen Adventure Day Saturday, March 15th at the Ligonier Camp and Conference Center.
Proclaimation presented by County Commissioners in celebration of 4-H Week
Pond management can be challenging. One way to handle the challenges is to turn it into a school project!
Patty Klingensmith, Chamber of Commerce Member of the Month, is much more than the Regional Advertising Manager for Trib Total Media.
4-H is for children ages 5-18 interested in anything from animals, robotics, sewing, foods and nutrition, photography, rocketry and much more! Learn how to join at the 4-H Open House at the Penn State Extension Office in Greensburg.
Tobacco smoke is a health risk, even dental health.
Winterkill is the result of a significant decline in oxygen during a long period of ice cover.
How do you know if ice on a pond or lake is safe to walk on?
Do you have a private water well, spring or cistern? More than one million people in Pennsylvania rely on them and more than 20,000 new water wells are drilled each year in this state.
Active music experiences can support emergent mathematics and may be related to brain development from very early in life.
A video interview of youth perspectives on PROSPER programs.
Annual school for rabbit enthusiasts full of lots of great, educational workshops.
This year at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, Johanna Sheppard, PA state 4-H science team member explained zoological terms to Gabriel Kriley and Hannah Kolesar of Armstrong county 4-H. In the background 4-H leader Sandy Houston also helped at the 4-H booth.
When you hear the word potluck you generally think of a meal. This December Better Kid Care Coordinator Patty Graff invited area Early Care and Education owners, directors, administrators, and administrative assistants to a potluck dinner. But the evening proved to be much more than food, which was plentiful.