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Incorporated in 1864, historic Irwin Borough is a one square mile town nestled in the foothills of the Laurel Mountains just 35 miles east of Pittsburgh.  Our thriving downtown offers businesses a chance to experience a small town flavor while in close proximity to Rt. 30 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.  In contrast, our Route 30 frontage provides those businesses high traffic volume and easy access.  Our many activities, recreation facilities, and cultural events throughout the year provide an ideal atmosphere for over 4100 residents to live and work.  Norwin School District is consistently one of the top schools in the state, facilitated by a sense of community pride and spirit. Stop by sometime to experience Irwin's unique charm, and find out why we invite you to

"find your place here".



 

To volunteer labor or materials for the Lamp renovation project contact:

 kimberly.rose.thelamp@gmail.com


Upcoming Events 

News Release -- For immediate release -- January 15 2015    
 
EARLY ALERT; MARK THE DATE: the Irwin Chili Cook Off and Wing Thing  is  Thursday February 12th 2015  --- 5:00 to 8:00 PM
 
( Irwin, PA )    After last year's success as a progressive ‘crawl’ to each restaurant , the IBPA will be hosting it again – the “Irwin Chili Cook Off and Wing Thing Crawl” on THURSDAY  February 12th 2015 at the participating downtown restaurants. Some of last year's participants were:
 
Cafe Supreme,
Colonial Grille & Taproom,
Cheesecake Caffe,
Romano's 
Twin Oaks
Jacktown Ride & Hunt Club

List of Participants will be posted Feb 2. 
 
Each contestant will provide a free sampler of their chili for public tasting. A panel of judges will select a ‘Grand Champion’. Each contestant will have Wings available for 50 cents. Drinks and other foods will be available for purchase at the restaurants.
 
The IB&PA  invites the families in the Irwin, North Irwin, North Huntingdon, Penn-Trafford, Yough, Hempfield, Jeanette and other nearby communities to enjoy this fun event
 
The winners will be announced at 9:00 PM. There is no charge for admission. Wings will cost 50 cents.    For information on this event, go to :  
 
The Chili Cook Off website is       www.irwinevents.com  

The FaceBook page is   Chili Cook-Off & Wing Thing
 


A hilarious video of the 2007 1st Chili Cook Off is on You Tube  
 
 
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The Irwin Business & Professional Association is an All-Volunteer group that promotes the health and vitality of Main Street for the benefit  of the surrounding communities.
 

 

 Council voted unanimously in June 2013 to purchase the Lamp Theater, so that a $500,000 grant from the state and county would not expire.  To date, The Relight the Lamp Committee has  raised  the $150,000 match that the borough was required to release the grant money.  We need to raise just $100,000 more to reach our fundrasing goals. and another $25,000 for a small operating budget.  Click here to help

The Official Irwin Borough Website


 

View from Rt.30 looking west
View up Main Street from First Street

 

  View from Rt. 30 looking west.  Notice the sign directing you toward the state of the art Norwin Public Library.

 

  View up Main Street from First Street.  Thousands of cars pass the post office everyday seen at the right of the photo.

 

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 Irwin Borough

424 Main Street

Irwin, PA  15642

724-864-3100


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