Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality West Newton Borough Ordinance 1947-6 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1947 Nov 20, 1947 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court after Service upon Board of Elections

Map

Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Rostraver, Township of
Reduction
Westmoreland County
Part
PA
Part
West Newton, Borough of
Expansion
Westmoreland County
Part
PA
Part
South Huntingdon, Township of
Reduction
Westmoreland County
Part
PA
Part
West Newton, Borough of
Expansion
Westmoreland County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View West Newton Borough Ordinance 1947-6 shape ordinance (PADE, state archives) monument at the Northwest corner of the Borough of West Newton as it now is set in the bank of the Youghiogheny River, on line dividing same from South Huntingdon Township and Rostraver Township

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Civil 52 Aug 1947 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 indirect
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] indirect
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
West Newton, Borough of Ordinance 6, 1947: Annexing to the Borough of West Newton land or territory situate in the Township of Rostraver, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west of said Borough known as "West Side" and herein described Nov 12, 1947

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1940-1950.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. 17500452 -1 Sep 20, 1948
View 1950.Cns.Rep. Footnote 48 38-26
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Rostraver Township School District (Westmoreland County), 1947-1959 (1 folder)
View Wendling 1992 QUARTER SESSION CIVIL DOCKET # 17