Inc.: Aug. 3, 1935. Area: 7.43 sq. mi. Pop.: 810. Borough's character was established with move of Allegheny Country Club from North Side to current location in 1902, which accelerated its reputation as a retreat and haven.
Last week, $7 million in state funding was committed to transform a 195-acre brownfield site into the Pittsburgh International Airport World Trade Center. The master plan includes office space, research and development space, a 400+ room Class A hotel, and new hangar space.
Our region was recently named one of the top 10 "All-American Vacations of 2014" by Travel Channel. We’ve got it all, including great food, history, recreation, sports and culture. Help spread the word about how great our community is through social media and word-of-mouth!
BNY Mellon Jazz presents Gloria Reuben and Caribbean Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 22, at the South Park Amphitheater, part of the free Allegheny County Summer Concert Series. Franktuary and Perrytowne Draft House food trucks will be on site at 6:00 p.m.
Thanks to all the candidates and attendees for a great 2014 Candidates Comedy Night! The event raised about $40,000 to support the Allegheny County Music Fund, which has benefitted more than 2,800 young people by providing a summer camp for at-risk youth and other events.
Duquesne University Tamburitzans perform at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 24, at the Hartwood Acres Park Amphitheater. Polish Pierogi and Perrytowne Draft House food trucks will be on site with food and drinks for purchase starting at 6:00 p.m.
Etna recently debuted its Green Streetscape Plan and Green School Parking Lot, infrastructure that will remove more than a million gallons of water from the sewer system, enhance parks and reduce flooding and pollution. Congrats to the borough council and mayor for their hard work!