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Charleroi School Officials Cancel Football Game In Monessen After Alleged Threats  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. CHARLEROI (KDKA) — Friday night's football game between rivals Charleroi High School and Monessen High School ...

Wiltz expects Charleroi to do well in tough section  Observer-Reporter

While Charleroi is in what is expected to be a tough section, Section 4-AAA, boys head coach Bill Wiltz is expecting the Cougars to do well.

Fired-up Charleroi dominates behind Pellegrini's passing, running  Observer-Reporter

Charleroi defeats Washington for the first time since 2008, ending the Prexies 39-game regular-season winning streak.

Long time coming: Charleroi seeking first playoff win in 20 years  Observer-Reporter

Charleroi, along with several other local teams, are seeking their first playoff victory in a long time.

Charleroi native ready to lead Mon Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce  Observer-Reporter

Growing up in Charleroi, Leanna Spada was instilled with a strong sense of community and a love of the Mon Valley. “Growing up with a family so strongly ...

Reporter Update: Alleged Threat Cancels Charleroi-Monessen Football Game  CBS Pittsburgh

Friday night's football game between Charleroi High School and Monessen High School was canceled due to alleged threats made against Charleroi student ...

Cougars select Kwasny, Watkins | Scholar Athlete Spotlight  Uniontown Herald Standard

Charleroi has selected Shayla Watkins and Sean Kwasny as its spring nominations for the Centennial Chevrolet Scholar-Athlete award.

Getsy eager to jump into Charleroi football  Observer-Reporter

After 18 seasons as an assistant high school football coach, Lance Getsy thinks it is the right time to be a head coach. He has found a place at Charleroi.

Charleroi to open football coach Militzer's position  Observer-Reporter

Charleroi High School's football program just completed it best season in 20 years under fourth-year head coach Donnie Militzer. Tuesday night, Militzer was ...

Wagner hired as Charleroi girls basketball coach  Observer-Reporter

Bill Wagner hired as Charleroi High School girls varsity basketball coach.

Pressed for success: From Charleroi to Pitt and beyond, LaCarte makes positive impact  Observer-Reporter

From Charleroi to Pitt, coaching to business, and on to the Mid Mon Valley All Sports Hall of Fame, Dan LaCarte has been a success.

Charleroi High School football team gets unique opportunity to visit Pro Football Hall of Fame  WTAE Pittsburgh

The Charleroi Cougars are the only high school football team in the country to be invited as special guests of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the prestigious ...

GAME OF THE WEEK: Lady Cougars' season comes to an end with 47-35 loss  Uniontown Herald Standard

Arguably the best senior class in the history of the Charleroi girls basketball program saw their career come to an abrupt end Wednesday night with a 47-35 loss ...

Rab Currie remembered as legendary Charleroi coach | Mon Valley  Uniontown Herald Standard

To many football fans, the words “Charleroi football” conjure up images of legendary coach R. James “Rab” Currie stalking the sidelines.

Hughes one of Charleroi's all-time great running backs  Uniontown Herald Standard

One of the greatest runners in the long history of Charleroi was Phil Hughes (Class of 1971), a rare 1000-yard rusher, joining the likes of Lew Rawls who gained ...

Charleroi's Harding rushed into WPIAL record book | Mon Valley  Uniontown Herald Standard

Charleroi's Darrell Harding rushed for a 2146 yards in his senior season and 5410 yards in his career to shatter both WPIAL records at that time.

Disbarred Mon Valley attorney gets prison for stealing from elderly client  Observer-Reporter

Disbarred Charleroi attorney Keith Bassi got prison time for stealing more than $500000 from an elderly dementia patient.

Barcelona looks back on Charleroi QB dynasty | Mon Valley  Uniontown Herald Standard

Few observers of high school football in the Mon Valley have as much experience or insights as Joe Barcelona, a longtime local educator with Washington and ...

Lady Cougars defeat Monessen in OT, 3-2 | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

FALLOWFIELD TWP. -- Charleroi found a way to score three “quick” goals Monday night in its Section 2-A match against rival Monessen as the Lady Cougars ...

Wagner hired to coach Lady Cougars | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

Bill Wagner was hired to take over the Charleroi girls basketball team following last season, a program that graduated six seniors.

Four girls cited after fight in high school hallway posted online  WTAE Pittsburgh

Four high school girls cited for hallway brawl inside Charleroi High School.

Pellegrini leads Cougars past Southmoreland, 56-27 | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

FALLOWFIELD TWP. -- Geno Pellegrini threw for 301 yards and five scores in the first half, and Charleroi scored on its first eight drives for a 56-27 Century ...

Charleroi stadium has long, rich history  Observer-Reporter

The announcement by Charleroi Area School Board that it is selling its 79-year-old landmark former football stadium prompted more than a few inquiries about ...

Myron Pottios and his two brothers put Van Voorhis on map  Uniontown Herald Standard

Van Voorhis may be a small community — the 2010 census listed a population of 166 — but it turned out (at least) three stellar football players, and, remarkably, ...

'62 football team will be honored as Charleroi's 'Team of the Decade'  Tribune-Review

Part 1 of 3 After a two-year rebuilding program during which they won 13 of 20 games, Charleroi High School's football Cougars were ready to make another ...

Charleroi's offense too much for youthful Greyhounds | New Today  Uniontown Herald Standard

FALLOWFIELD TWP. -- The stories heading into Friday night's rivalry showdown between Charleroi and Monessen were the potential of Charleroi's offense and ...

Colleges came calling for '62 Charleroi gridders  Tribune-Review

Part 3 of 3 Bill Lee, Jeff Petrucci, George Carlock and Pete Gialames went on to successful football careers at California State College (now California University ...

Alliance seeks structural study of Charleroi's Coyle Theater  Uniontown Herald Standard

Mon Valley Alliance is seeking funds for community development projects such as the Coyle Theater in Charleroi — but it said it has money set aside for a ...

GAME OF THE WEEK: Avonworth upends Cougars, 21-12 | New Today  Uniontown Herald Standard

FALLOWFIELD TWP. -- The full moon above Myron Pottios Stadium Friday night foreshadowed the end of Charleroi's season as it fell to Avonworth in a WPIAL ...

North Charleroi's 'Toast To Our Stars Club' claims long legacy of pride  Tribune-Review

Chewing the fat – and bending an elbow or two – at Vic's Tavern in North Charleroi one day in late 1950, Regis Lee, Bert Brown and Vic Hladik Sr. decided it ...

Clifford Leonard Behrendt | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Clifford Leonard Behrendt, 93, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018, at Londonderry Village, Palmyra, with his loving wife of 73 years, Jean Getz ...

Cook tours Charleroi Area, gives students 'homework' | Mon Valley News  Uniontown Herald Standard

When state Rep. Bud Cook toured Charleroi Area High School Friday, he gave his four student tour guides a homework assignment.

North Charleroi, high school days created fond memories  Tribune-Review

Part 2 of 4 When Kathryn 'Kaye' S. Eisenhower Morgan enjoyed a grand tour of the White House in Washington, D.C., more than 60 years ago, she was guided ...

Heated Mon Valley rivalry returns  Observer-Reporter

If you're a football player who grew up in Charleroi or Monessen, the rivalry with kids from across the bridge starts early.

Charleroi jewelry maker Krutz left mark on area  Tribune-Review

A headline near the top of Page One of the Saturday, June 29, 1946, edition The Charleroi Mail alerted readers to a story about a promising new business in ...

Senior Games to be held June 19  Observer-Reporter

Area senior athletes will compete in a variety of games at Peters Township High School on June 19.

Militzer finds his way back to Robert Morris  Observer-Reporter

When Donnie Militzer graduated from Robert Morris University in 2004, he knew that he was going to coach football.

Joyce Gannon Bringing back business to the Mon Valley  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Mon Valley Alliance is trying to jump start new development and bring jobs to towns and industrial sites along the Monongahela River.

Pottios sparkled at Charleroi and Notre Dame | Mon Valley  Uniontown Herald Standard

Like so many high school greats who go on to play sports professionally, Van Voorhis native Myron Pottios was a four-letter man in high school. At Charleroi ...

7 Up distributed from two Charleroi sites  Tribune-Review

Two businesses in Charleroi, located about 1.5 miles from each other, are housed in buildings that are very much a part of the community's history. They are ...

Charleroi's Miceli wins new car | New Today  Uniontown Herald Standard

Charleroi's Samuel Miceli was the winner of a new Chevrolet Spark at the 2017 Centennial Chevrolet Elite Scholar-Athlete ceremony held at the Historic Stone ...

Three Panthers to be Inducted into PWCA Hall of Fame

April 3, 2017 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Association will induct.

Stadium to be named after NFL great  Observer-Reporter

CHARLEROI – Charleroi Area School District will name its football stadium in honor of the most successful professional football player to ever walk through its ...

Lady Falcons secure Section 6-AA title | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

FALLOWFIELD TWP. -- All that stood between the Lady Falcons and the Section 6-AA title and an undefeated season on a pleasant Monday afternoon was a ...

Former resident of North Charleroi determined to tell more life stories  Tribune-Review

Part 4 of 4 Kathryn S. 'Kaye' Eisenhower Morgan entered another important phase of her life after leaving North Charleroi, where she and her brother, Earl D.

Mary Margaret (Murphy) Summerville, 91  Herald-Mail Media

Mary Margaret (Murphy) Summerville, 91, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a brief illness, at Homewood Retirement Community ...

WPIAL girls basketball playoff schedule  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

2017-18 WPIAL GIRLS PLAYOFF SCHEDULE. WPIAL CLASS 6A. FIRST ROUND. Advertisement. Feb. 20 -- Butler (13-9) vs. Upper St. Clair (12-9) at North Hills ...

Weather can't halt Mon Valley Florida Reunion  Tribune-Review

Even strong winds and a driving rain storm couldn't dampen the spirits of those who enjoyed the 34th annual Mon Valley Florida Reunion. 'We had about 150 ...

History abounds at site of Maple Creek Distributing  Tribune-Review

At first glance, the large building that houses Maple Creek Distributing in Charleroi looks like many other business sites. But the appearance of the ...

Charleroi grad Pottios had strong NFL career | Mon Valley  Uniontown Herald Standard

When Myron Pottios left the campus of Notre Dame, his talent lifted him up to yet another level in the world of football — it was on to the NFL.

The Men Behind the Stadiums: Aliquippa's success story begins with legendary coach Carl A. Aschman  The Times

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first of a five-part weekly series about “The Men Behind the Stadiums.” Sports reporter Mike Bires will tell the stories of local high ...

BOYS GAME OF THE WEEK: Carlynton rallies in second half for 70-55  Uniontown Herald Standard

CHARLEROI -- The game was tied at halftime, but the Brownsville boys basketball squad couldn't rally in the second half and dropped a WPIAL Class AAA ...

Event to spotlight Donora Dragons football prowess  Observer-Reporter

Donora Historical Society will hold an event dedicated to the history of the Donora Dragons.

Charleroi participates in Pro Football HOF Academy | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

CANTON, Ohio -- Thursday was a long day for the Charleroi football program, but it is a day that the players will never forget.

John E. Williams | Obituaries  WV News

John E. “Jack” “Pappy” Williams, 79, of Cross Lanes, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston. He was a colon ...

Gysegem finds new lease on life at Mon Valley YMCA  Tribune-Review

Bernice Gysegem was driving to South Carolina in 1997 when she realized something was wrong. 'I drove down to my daughters while having a heart attack, ...

Small Town Life: Van Voorhis residents recall the past, hope for the future  Uniontown Herald Standard

A cold drizzle is falling over Van Voorhis, but Ron Tumidajski doesn't let that deter him from taking his morning five-mile walk.

Beth Center teacher accused of sexually assaulting Chaleroi 9th grader | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

A Beth Center School District teacher is facing charges after police said he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old Chaleroi Area High School student.

Actor returns home to Belle Vernon to offer insight into industry  Tribune-Review

An area man who has made his mark as a professional actor and director is coming home to share his insights on the entertainment industry with interested local ...

Monessen man sentenced in federal court for drug trafficking, distribution | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

A Monessen heroin dealer with more than a dozen prior convictions was sentenced Wednesday to 27 years behind bars for drug trafficking.

Mid Mon Valley Hall of Fame announces 23rd class  Uniontown Herald Standard

The induction class for the 23rd annual Mid Mon Valley All Sports Hall of Fame has been announced, and it will be honored on Friday, June 17.

Brownsville defeats Avonworth for first WPIAL 3A baseball crown  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Brownsville baseball coach Skooter Roebuck marveled at the school and community turnout for his squad's game with Avonworth and joked that empty ...

Former Greyhound Crusan earned 2 Super Bowl rings | Mon Valley  Uniontown Herald Standard

Monessen graduate Doug Crusan was a first-round draft pick by Miami in 1968 and went on to play in three straight Super Bowls for the Dolphins, winning two of ...

Close Up: Johnna Pro  Observer-Reporter

Many know her by her delicious cookie-baking. Others know the name Johnna A. Pro for the many years it appeared as a byline in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette or ...

Court cases  Observer-Reporter

Numerous people recently appeared in Washington County Court on criminal charges. Among those appearing before Judge Gary Gilman were:

Old Trails BPW honors students  Observer-Reporter

Old Trails Business and Professional Women's Club honored students of the month for April and May in the areas of sports and technology.

Militzer wants to get Cougars back into playoffs  Uniontown Herald Standard

When Donnie Militzer was hired to take over the Charleroi football program, he knew the type of daunting task that he and his staff were facing.

Western Pa. players to participate in all-star football game  Tribune-Review

For many high school football players, the final game of their senior season is the last time they will strap on the pads and represent their team on the gridiron.

Clarion student dies in car-coal truck collision on Route 28/66  WTAE Pittsburgh

A coal truck lands on its side -- on top of a college student's car -- after a crash in Armstrong County.

High school spring musical fever spreads | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

It's almost a season within itself and a sure sign that spring is just around the corner. The high school spring musical season is set to begin and GO! Magazine.

St. Vincent tennis team vows to uphold coach's legacy  Tribune-Review

Enrico Campi loved tennis so much that he devoted his life to the sport after college – as a coach, a referee and a club manager. 'He was really loved by his ...

Scholastic sensations Cal library full of color, thanks to high school art project  Observer-Reporter

The gallery at California University of Pennsylvania's Manderino Library is a colorful, happening place after teachers arrived Jan. 21 to deliver winning pieces of ...

It's a parade in the borough | News, Sports, Jobs  The Daily Times

BURGETTSTOWN — Burgettstown High School held its homecoming parade, with the theme “Star-Spangled Homecoming,” Saturday, traveling along Main ...

Thousands turned out for Sabin polio vaccine in district  Tribune-Review

Anyone old enough to remember the early 1960s will recall the free distribution of the Sabin oral polio vaccine at clinics throughout the mid-Monongahela Valley ...

Calm, confident Hartmann made the tough calls  Observer-Reporter

It is not often that a referee or umpire hears nice things said about him. By most accounts, Erman Hartmann was an excellent high school football official and that ...

Mid Mon Valley Hall of Fame to induct eight  Observer-Reporter

The Mid Mon Valley All Sports Hall of Fame will hold its 23rd annual banquet at The Willow Room in Rostraver Township June 17 at 5:30 p.m. This year, eight.

Many have had hand in taking care of Belle Vernon stadium  Tribune-Review

Part 3 of 3 A familiar team effort has prevailed throughout the history of the spacious athletic stadium in Belle Vernon Borough — among those who serve as ...

Gino Pesi: Belle Vernon native chats with local audience, prepares for NBC premiere  Uniontown Herald Standard

Gino Pesi is the antithesis of what we have come to expect from Hollywood.The 35-year-old actor/director/producer is humble, thoughtful and very private.

Meet your Jeaqnnette neighbors: Mark Levander  Tribune-Review

Mark Levander describes himself as 'sort of anti-social' but credits his neighbors, including the Gelders and Wielands for helping him out. 'They got me out of my ...

Mon Valley residents remember a shocking, somber day  Tribune-Review

Fifty years have passed since the assassination of U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, but many Americans still have moments of clarity from that day ...

Concert to help Twin Coaches and arts academy projects  Observer-Reporter

It all started with a drum set. Close to 20 years ago, Charleroi resident and professional musician Mark Smith was given a battered drum set that was used at the ...

Local man selected as part of Mendelssohn Choir  Uniontown Herald Standard

As Ernest Nelson drove back to his home in Denbo after his audition for Pittsburgh's prestigious Mendelssohn Choir this past August, he felt uncertain of his fate.

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