West Newton Borough


Like many pioneer towns in Western Pennsylvania, West Newton earned its early historical relevance by playing a key role in the westward expansion of the United States. The Simerals, the first family to settle in the area, operated a small ferry on the banks of the Youghiogheny River halfway between Connellsville and McKeesport. In 1788, a group of Revolutionary War veterans from Ipswich, Massachusetts spent the winter at Simeral’s Ferry, making boats in order to travel west.  Those veterans went on to settle the first town in the Ohio Territory: Marietta.

Council Work Session and Regular Meeting Schedule


Council work sessions are generally held on the first Tuesday of each month. Regular monthly meetings are always held on the second Tuesday of each month. Both begin at 6:30.

Budget Work sessions every Tuesday in October and November, unless otherwise noted, beginning at 6:30 in Council Chambers

Please contact the Borough via telephone, email or this website to have local events listed on the calendar.


News/Announcements


Miracle on Main Street

A Holiday Light Up Event! Saturday, November 30 | 3:00 - 8:30 | West Newton, PA Click for more info.

Vine Street Detour

Please be advised--due to increased deterioration of the street and for general public safety, Vine Street will be closed from S. ...

Fall Leaf Pick-Up

Leaf pick will be every Monday--Must call the Boro office -- 724-872-6860-- to schedule pick up--Leaves must be in yard waste, com...

The Census at a Glance

The U.S. Constitution requires that each decade we count the population of the United States. More than you might think goes into ...

Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling Update

October 1, 2019 marks the beginning of a new fiscal year at Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling, the start of our 29th year worki...

Large Garbage Items

The garbage company takes one large item per week, you MUST call 724-437-7336 if you are going to have something out. Large items ...

Public Notices Change

Due to the closure of the Times Sun, all public notices and advertisements will be in the Mon Valley Independent.

Appeal for FEMA Flood Map changes

To appeal a home’s placement in what is officially called a Special Flood Hazard Area, the homeowner must show the lowest adjace...

Upcoming Events


MonthWeekDay
November 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
October 27, 2019 October 28, 2019

7:00 am: Chipping Available

7:00 am: Chipping Available
October 29, 2019 October 30, 2019 October 31, 2019 November 1, 2019 November 2, 2019
November 3, 2019 November 4, 2019 November 5, 2019

6:30 pm: West Newton Borough Council Work Session

6:30 pm: West Newton Borough Council Work Session
November 6, 2019 November 7, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 9, 2019
November 10, 2019 November 11, 2019 November 12, 2019

6:30 pm: West Newton Borough Council Voting Meeting

6:30 pm: West Newton Borough Council Voting Meeting
November 13, 2019 November 14, 2019 November 15, 2019 November 16, 2019
November 17, 2019 November 18, 2019 November 19, 2019 November 20, 2019 November 21, 2019 November 22, 2019 November 23, 2019
November 24, 2019 November 25, 2019 November 26, 2019 November 27, 2019 November 28, 2019 November 29, 2019 November 30, 2019

3:00 pm: Miracle on Main Street

3:00 pm: Miracle on Main Street

West Newton Borough


112 South Water Street
West Newton, PA 15089

724-872-6860

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am – 4:00pm.

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