Inc.: Sept. 16, 1868. Area: 0.81 sq. mi. Pop.: 3,451. Named for Mt. Etna, a volcano in Sicily, because of the constant glow, fire, sparks and ash that came from the borough’s industrial furnaces.
Visit the Oliver Miller Homestead in South Park, 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Sept. 20 & 21, as the 8th Pennsylvania Regiment sets up camp and re-enacts the day-to-day life of the Revolutionary War soldier. Admission is $2 per person.
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September 13-21 is National Welcoming Week and is a time to highlight the contributions of immigrants to American communities. During this week, Allegheny County reaffirms its desire to engage immigrants in our communities and foster positive growth.
More than 20,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year. However, if diagnosed and treated early, when the cancer is confined to the ovary, the five-year survival rate is over 90 percent. Learn more.
AmeriCorps celebrated its 20th anniversary last week and more than 175 members from Southwestern PA gathered at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum to commemorate this milestone. Thanks to all members for their dedicated service!