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 Monday of each month, with the voting meeting second Monday @ 6:30. Until further notice – meetings will be held in Social Hall of Presbyterian Church. 

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


News/Announcements


Electronic Recycling Event

When: Friday, May 7, 2021 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Where: West Newton Public Library parking lot West newton residents only! Limit: 1 ...

Youth Assistance Program

Are you between 18-24 years old?Have you been involved with the Juvenille Justice System?Do you live in Westmoreland or Fayette Co...

Get the Lead Out!

LEAD HAZARD CONTROL AND HEALTHY HOMES PROGRAM OF WESTMORELAND COUNTY FLYERDownload

Household Hazardous Waste Collections

2021 Schedule Dear Friends, Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling has scheduled three Household Hazardous Waste collections for you...

Redevelopment Authority seeking applicants for Countywide Demolition Program

NEWS RELEASE  Redevelopment Authority of Westmoreland County FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       &...

Public Notices Change

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

Upcoming Events


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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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