Farmer creates corn maze to honor 100 years of 4-H in Pennsylvania.
Every year there are families struggling with what they need to know and do to help their preschool aged child “get ready” for Kindergarten.
A locally held drinking water testing clinic helps private water system owners (wells, springs, cisterns) better understand their water supply.
Fix your leaks, save water, save money!
Penn State Extension prides itself in this training as 98% of the participants in the Penn State ServSafe Course pass the exam for the PA Food Employee Certification Act.
22 Westmoreland Conservation School students, ages 13 to 15 years, engaged in an interactive presentation about the community impacts of Marcellus shale exploration and development on July 24th at 6:00pm at pavilion #2 in Keystone State Park.
Come join us for a night of fun with Robotics
Are you a citizen of your community?
Economic and Community Educators Jeff Himes and John Turack utilized wooden replica buildings to teach youth the effects of their land use choices.
Penn State Extension certified 10 new community facilitators to implement the Strengthening Families Program for Adults and Youth Ages 10-14 (SFP 10-14) in Westmoreland County.
Westmoreland County based Penn State Extension Economic and Community Development Educator John Turack sparks a discussion about the definition of community development in his first Economic and Community Development Educator blog entry. Mr. Turack also serves as the Interim Director of the Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland County.
Pregnant women and parents who quit smoking are eligible to receive free diapers as an incentive to stay quit, a part of a program to protect children from tobacco smoke pollution.
A Public Service Announcement video. If you have a well, spring or cistern, you should test your water regularly!
Patty Graff, Better Kid Care Coordinator was recently invited to be a guest reader at the Barbara Thompson Early Literacy Center in Derry, and the Latrobe Kinder Schull in Latrobe.
Penn State Extension was recently recognized as one of several community agencies for their support of the National Children’s Study (NCS) in Westmoreland.
County Commissioners help 4-H Celebrate 100 years of 4-H in Pennsylvania.
Annual event for 4-H horse members to test their knowledge of horses.
The annual 4-H leader kick-off dinner to honor our volunteers took place February 13, 2012 at the Greater Latrobe High School Student Creativity Center.
The Better Kid Care program strives to support the early care and education community in a variety of ways. A primary function is producing and/or facilitating professional development that meets the certification qualifications of early care educators in Westmoreland and surrounding counties. Most sessions are also approved for ACT 48 credits, important to Pennsylvania certified educators.