Penn Hills

Penn Hills, a vibrant township in Allegheny County, traces its roots to the birth of the county in 1788. From humble beginnings, it evolved through name changes, symbolizing its resilience. Starting with a population of 1,821 in 1860, it’s now a thriving community of over 40,000, the second-largest in the county. Beyond numbers, Penn Hills is a blend of rich history and diverse modernity, where the past meets a dynamic present, shaping a vibrant tapestry woven by resilient residents.

Community G.O.A.T.s

Discovering Nature’s Wonders with Maria Wheeler-Dubas: A Beacon in Penn Hills

Discovering Nature’s Wonders with Maria Wheeler-Dubas: A Beacon in Penn Hills

Maria Wheeler-Dubas, the driving force behind Backyard Nature, is a passionate advocate for accessible nature education. Her diverse programs, from themed guided nature walks to captivating writing classes, invite families and enthusiasts to embrace the wonders of Western Pennsylvania’s ecology in engaging, personalized ways.

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Honoring Community Champions: Celebrating the Heart of Penn Hills

Being an outstanding community member isn’t just about presence; it’s about passion, dedication, and a commitment to nurturing the very essence of our collective home. It’s about individuals who selflessly dedicate their time, skills, and hearts to creating positive ripples that transform lives and neighborhoods.

They are the unsung heroes weaving the fabric of our community—volunteers, leaders, innovators, and advocates. Their impact reverberates in every act of kindness, every initiative that betters lives, and every moment spent uplifting others.

Highlighting these exceptional individuals isn’t just a recognition; it’s an ode to their unwavering spirit, their resilience in the face of challenges, and their relentless pursuit of a brighter, more connected community. They inspire, they lead by example, and they infuse hope into the very core of our existence.

By honoring these community champions, we shine a light on the power of kindness, the strength in unity, and the beauty of collective action. They remind us that the smallest gestures and the grandest visions have the potential to transform and elevate our community into a thriving, supportive, and vibrant space for all.

Join us in celebrating these outstanding individuals who embody the true spirit of community and serve as beacons of inspiration for us all.

Community Photos

Let's celebrate the beauty of Penn Hills together through the lens of its residents!

Are you a photographer in Penn Hills capturing the beauty of our community through your lens? We want to feature your work on our website to showcase the stunning landscapes, hidden gems, and unique moments that make Penn Hills special.

Submit your photographs along with a brief caption describing where in Penn Hills the picture was taken. Whether it’s a scenic park, a bustling local market, an architectural marvel, or a quaint neighborhood corner, we want to see your perspective!

Selected photographs will be showcased on our website, giving your talent the spotlight it deserves and highlighting the diverse beauty of Penn Hills.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Send your high-resolution photograph to with the subject line: “Penn Hills Photography Submission.”
  • Include your name, contact information, and a brief description of the photo (location and any special story behind it) in the email.
  • By submitting your photograph, you give us permission to feature it on our website (with proper credit given to the photographer).

Supporting Local

Discover More in Penn Hills: Explore the Heartbeat of Our Community

At Steel Goat Marketplace, we believe in celebrating the richness of our neighborhood beyond our doors. In this dedicated space, we highlight the essence of Penn Hills—the eclectic tapestry of local businesses, hidden gems, and vibrant activities that make our community thrive. Join us in exploring and supporting the diverse fabric of Penn Hills—a place where every corner holds a piece of its unique charm and every venture contributes to the heartbeat of our town.


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