Westmoreland County PA Blog

Greensburg Concert in The Park

GREENSBURG

by Karen Fetter At the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, located in the beautiful Laurel Highlands, is the City of Greensburg. Greensburg is a major hub of business and commerce in Westmoreland County. With...

Pumpkins

MURRYSVILLE

by Karen Fetter Murrysville is one town in Westmoreland County that is always on the cusp of change. The beautiful suburban area is located along Route 22  one of the main transportation arteries in...

Pitts Steel House

MONESSEN

by Karen Fetter When people hear about the town of Monessen they immediately begin to think about the famous people that once lived there. Its reputation, especially with sports, is one that is hard...

Lower Burrell

LOWER BURRELL

by Karen Fetter A saying proudly displayed on t-shirts worn by residents of Lower Burrell is, This is one great city. That alone should attract attention to this town with a population less than...

LIGONIER

by Karen Fetter Ligonier, Pennsylvania, located at the intersection of Routes 30 & 711 in Westmoreland County, is a quaint town with a great history and beautiful scenery. It has a turn-of-the-century atmosphere that...

Latrobe Fountain

LATROBE

by Karen Fetter The City of Latrobe is a town filled with the pride of its residents. Located in the foothills of the Laurel Mountains between Greensburg and Ligonier, this city offers both a...

Jeanette Clay

JEANNETTE

by Karen Fetter In the center of Westmoreland County lies the City of Jeannette. Made famous as the Glass City, at one time Jeannette produced more glass in more forms than any other city...

Petrillos in Irwin

IRWIN A Great Town In Westmoreland County

IRWIN A Great Town In Westmoreland County by Karen Fetter If you are interested in being close to a major city, yet still having the comforts of a small town, then consider visiting Irwin,...

Derry PA

DERRY A Great Town In Westmoreland County

DERRY A Great Town In Westmoreland County by Karen Fetter Like many areas in Westmoreland County, the Greater Derry Area developed from the railroad and the coalmining industry. However, it was first known for...

Bolivar PA Westmoreland County

BOLIVAR

Bolivar borough in Westmoreland County, PA is a small town formed 150 years ago and it is celebrating its 150 anniversary in August 2013 with a 3 day event Aug 16, 17 & 18...