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


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       &...

Youth Baseball Signups

FOR ALL KIDS IN THE YOUGH SCHOOL DISTRICTPlayer Registration 2021 Spring Baseball Season February 26th 2021 - Borough Building - 5...

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...

Property Foreclosure Registration

To register a foreclosure property (or to file a citizen complaint regarding a property issue), please visit http://community.pro...

Upcoming Events


Week of Feb 7th
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February 7, 2021 February 8, 2021 February 9, 2021 February 10, 2021 February 11, 2021 February 12, 2021 February 13, 2021

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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