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Tributes | — RONALD DESELLEMS  Youngstown Vindicator

Youngstown, Ohio | Tributes, In Memoriam, Deaths, Obituaries, for Warren, Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, Poland.

Wash High outlasts Charleroi, wins in double overtime  Observer-Reporter

CHARLEROI – In a game fitting of a first-place showdown in Class 3A Section 4 boys basketball, Washington downed Charleroi Friday night in double overtime, ...

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 ...

Charleroi school fundraiser features oldies favorites  Observer-Reporter

A Blast From the Past, Volume 5, Charleroi Area School District Education Foundation's (CASDEF) biggest fundraiser, returns to the Charleroi Area 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.

Dr. Catherine R. Gira, a veteran educator and former Frostburg State University president, dies  Baltimore Sun

Dr. Catherine R. Gira, whose career in education took her from a high school English class in Catonsville to University of Baltimore provost and finally president ...

Mid Mon Valley Hall of Fame announces Class of 2019  Tribune-Review

Monessen grad Charel Allen and Belle Vernon grad Marlon McIntyre headline the 2019 Mid Mon Valley Hall of Fame Class of 2019, which was announced ...

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-Monessen Football Game Cancelled After Alleged Threats  CBS Cleveland

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

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Militzer out as Charleroi football coach; position to be opened  Uniontown Herald Standard

Tuesday afternoon, Donnie Militzer found out the conference alignment for his Charleroi Cougars football team, but mere hours later he received a phone call ...

Relay for Life rallies Charleroi community | New Today  Uniontown Herald Standard

Standing in Cougar Stadium in Charleroi, Kristopher and Kaden Weston release balloons with "messages to heaven."

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.

Steelers announce death of longtime scouting coordinator Ron Hughes  Tribune-Review

Ron Hughes, a longtime member of the Pittsburgh Steelers scouting department before his retirement in 2015, has died, the team announced Tuesday. Hughes ...

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 ...

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 ...

High School Sports Highlights for the week of Apr. 2  Uniontown Herald Standard

Each week Herald-Standard photographers capture the action of area scholastic athletes and sports teams.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Cougars hold off Frazier, stay in section title hunt  Uniontown Herald Standard

FALLOWFIELD TWP. — Storylines were aplenty Friday night in the Section 4-AAA boys basketball game between Frazier and Charleroi. The Cougars were ...

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.

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, ...

Local students win national recognition in art, writing competition  Uniontown Herald Standard

Five area students earned national honors in the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition, presented annually by the nonprofit Alliance for Young ...

Three Panthers to be Inducted into PWCA Hall of Fame

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Beth Center teacher accused of sexually assaulting Chaleroi 9th grader  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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

Event to spotlight Donora Dragons football prowess  Observer-Reporter

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

Giant Oaks grant scholarships  Observer-Reporter

Giant Oaks Garden Club members awarded $1000 scholarships to the following students: Ava Corry Roberts, a senior at Peters Township High School who will ...

Former Brownsville athletes reflect on 1999 season | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

Brownsville High School's loss to Waynesburg Central in the 1999 PIAA Western final in baseball capped a glorious period in Brownsville athletics.

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.

Chambers, Carol S. Revala  The Daily Progress

Carol S. Revala "Sue" Chambers, 75, died on January 25, 2018, at the University of Virginia Medical Center, in Charlottesville, Va. Sue was born on September ...

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 ...

Cougars edge Vikings, 3-2, in key section game | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

CHARLEROI -- Charleroi was able to capitalize on Mount Pleasant errors Wednesday afternoon to secure a 3-2 win in Section 3-AAA baseball action.

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 ...

Court cases  Observer-Reporter

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

MVC grad Hogan had record-setting career at Pitt  Uniontown Herald Standard

John Hogan doesn't like to brag about himself or seek out honors, so his stats and accomplishments as a quarterback for Mon Valley Catholic High School ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

TV preview: Mon Valley native stars in 'Shades of Blue'  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PASADENA, Calif. — North Belle Vernon native Gino Anthony Pesi has been acting in Hollywood for 15 years, but tonight's second-season premiere of NBC's ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Daily News Fabulous 15: Senior standouts highlight boys all-star team  Tribune-Review

Players from WPIAL playoff qualifiers made up much of the annual Daily News Fabulous 15 boys basketball team for 2015. Class AAAA McKeesport and Class ...

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