Etna - Where Community Matters

Etna Economic
Development Corp

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Welcome

Welcome to the ETNAlive website, your online source for information about the Etna Economic Development Corporation and business community of Etna Borough, PA. Our team of volunteers is dedicated to working with both government officials and business owners to reach the common goal of economic vitality for our community.

A Commitment to Wellness & Sustainability

The borough of Etna is committed to our community's long term health, wellness and sustainability. For our efforts Etna has been named a Live Well Allegheny Community and a Pennsylvania Silver Certified Community.
  • Mainstreet

    Mainstreet

    A place to make memories
  • Unique Stores

    Unique Stores

    Great service - Friendly faces
  • Parks & Recreation

    Parks & Recreation

    Activities for everybody
  • Farmers' Market

    Farmers' Market

    Convenient shopping - Local Vendors
  • Award Winning Gardens

    Award Winning Gardens

    A dozen gardens decorate our town
  • A Sense of Community

    A Sense of Community

    The community garden helps support the local food bank.
  • Mainstreet
  • Unique Stores
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Farmers' Market
  • Award Winning Gardens
  • A Sense of Community

COVID-19 UPDATES

Main Street Strong Webinar Series

Small businesses are great assets to a local economy, and many main streets serve as vibrant hubs of economic and community activity. An unprecedented economic shutdown to COVID-19 has challenged businesses and communities with closures, decreased revenues, cancelled activities - all of which has implications for the future of these main streets. The economy as we know it has changed and as it reopens, businesses and communities will have to adapt to a new way of doing business.

The Allegheny Together program will host a series of workshops and webinars designed to support main streets in their recovery. Convene a team of leaders, devise a main street project, and register for a workshop and webinar today!

https://www.alleghenytogether.com/main-street-webinars

Due to the global Covid-19 pandemic the EEDC board has had to make some difficult decisions for the safety of its members and our community.  Even as the State relaxes some of its restrictions the EEDC Board felt that it could not provide a safe environment for the following events.  The EEDC Board, under consideration of the State and Federal mitigation guidelines, has voted to enact a state of emergency for the organization and has decided to cancel the following events for 2020.  The Board will continue to monitor the pandemic and the State and Federal mitigation guidelines and hopefully we can resume these great events next season.

2020 EEDC Board Election

Under the state of  emergency the EEDC Board Election will be delayed one month from June to July.  A slate of nominees will be released at the June General Membership meeting.  If anyone is interested in running for the board please submit your interest via the contact us page.  To be eligible for the board you must be a current dues paying member in good standing.   

General Membership Meetings

General membership will be held remotely via Zoom meetings until further notice. 

2020 Farmers Market

The 2020 Farmers Market will be canceled for this season.

2020 Etna Carnival

The 2020 Etna Carnival will be canceled for this year.

Other Helpful Updates

Childcare

For parents having a tough time finding childcare for kids that are out of school. Mad Science, located in Etna, is offering summer programs in our lab for elementary-aged children.

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Economic Impact

Investment

  • Over $35,000 in facade improvements
  • $5,000 for sign improvements
  • $2,500 for Market Analysis
  • New portal signs

Grants

  • $250,000 GEDF for Etna Riverfront Park
  • $25,000 Heinz Foundation Grant for Market Analysis
  • $40,000 Colcom Grant for Etna Riverfront Park 
  • $250,000 Main Street Grant
  • $5,000 PNC Foundation Grant for Gateway SIgn

Events

  • Etna Carnival
  • Etna Art Tour
  • Night at the Races
  • Etna Lottery Calendar

Come visit Etna, We are Open for Business

  • Dine

    Dine

    Taste the Flavors of Etna. Etna is finally letting its well kept secret out of the bag. The unique flavors of our restaurants.

    • Best Fish Sandwich in Pittsburgh 2011 - ETown Bar & Grill
    • Turtle Soup - Huntz's Tavern
    • Hoagie Pie - Aliotos Pizzeria & Restaurant
    • Famous Burritos - Porky's Plain Old Bar
    • Sam's Special Italian - Amato's Pizza

    Read more

  • Shop

    Shop

    Stop and shop in one of our many unique shops.

    • Etna Oldest Store in business over 125 years- Winschel Hardware
    • World Famous Pierogies - Cop Out Pierogies
    • Homemade Chocolates - Pollak's Candy

    Read more

  • Explore

    Explore

    Come and See What You Are Missing. Visit Etna and discover our hidden gems. Did you know Etna has a nature trail, or a mural, or a hardware store that has been in business for over 125 years

Etna - Convenient to everywhere
you need to be.

  • Pittsburgh Zoo - 2.5 miles - 8 minutes
  • City of Pittsburgh - 6.4 miles - 10 minutes
  • North Shore - 5.7 miles - 11 minutes
  • University of Pittsburgh / Carnegie Mellon University - 5.9 miles - 16 minutes
  • Ross Park Mall - 6.1 miles - 15 minutes
  • Monroeville - 13.9 miles - 29 minutes
  • Robinson Town Centre - 17.5 miles - 23 minutes
  • Pittsburgh Airport - 25 miles - 29 minutes
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

Located only 6.4 miles from the City of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Zoo

Pittsburgh Zoo

Minutes from the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Route 8 & Route 28

Route 8 & Route 28

Convenient access to two major highways
North Shore

North Shore

Minutes from all professional sports venues
  • Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh

    Located only 6.4 miles from the City of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh Zoo

    Pittsburgh Zoo

    Minutes from the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
  • Route 8 & Route 28

    Route 8 & Route 28

    Convenient access to two major highways
  • North Shore

    North Shore

    Minutes from all professional sports venues

    Etna Enters HGTV Home Town Takeover Contest

    Etna makes a strong case to why Ben and Erin should pick our town for a makeover.  Read More About Our Entry

    2020 Etna
    Farmers' Market

    Every Thursday

    June 4 - Oct. 29

    3:00 - 6:30 PM