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Burgettstown Middle-High School students to be out of class all week; other students will return  Observer-Reporter

Burgettstown Middle/High School students will not have classes all week due to mold issues, but elementary students will return to school Tuesday, as will ...

Burgettstown High School to remain closed Monday  Observer-Reporter

Burgettstown Area Superintendent James Walsh said Saturday afternoon that the middle and high schools would remain closed Monday.

Burgettstown High School to reopen Tuesday  Observer-Reporter

Burgettstown Area Middle-High School will reopen for classes Tuesday after being closed all of last week and Monday due to ongoing air quality issues.

Burgettstown High School Homecoming Court  Observer-Reporter

Burgettstown High School will hold its homecoming festivities on Saturday. The homecoming parade starts at 11:15 a.m. in downtown Burgettstown. The football ...

Burgettstown, South Side Beaver to finish game Saturday  Observer-Reporter

The game was postponed with Burgettstown leading South Side Beaver, 20-7, in with 8:35 left in the third quarter.

Defense D-livers: Burgettstown shuts down Mohawk, stays undefeated  Observer-Reporter

Defensive touchdown in the third quarter gives Burgettstown the key play in their non-section showdown with Mohawk to improve to 7-0 this season.

Burgettstown provides knockout punch to Fort Cherry  Observer-Reporter

After a nine-year hiatus from playing one another, Burgettstown convincingly handles Fort Cherry in a Three Rivers Conference game.

Burgettstown defense shines again; Devils win outright conference title  Observer-Reporter

With another dominant defense performance, Burgettstown stays undefeated and wins the Three Rivers Conference.

Perfection: Burgettstown completes undefeated regular season  Observer-Reporter

For the first time since 1974, the Blue Devils are undefeated (9-0) at the end of the regular season.

Burgettstown looking to build on 'miracle' season  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Burgettstown won its first playoff game in some time last season, but coach Mark Druga wants more.

Onderick gave Burgettstown star treatment  Observer-Reporter

Former Burgettstown football coach Rege Onderick will be honored Friday night at the annual Burgettstown Area Scholarship Foundation Homecoming Event.

Burgettstown to honor 104 graduates  Observer-Reporter

Burgettstown High School's valedictorian and salutatorian will speak at its commencement ceremony.

Burgettstown given respect, No. 2 seed in playoffs  Observer-Reporter

Seeds, opponents, times and locations were determined for the 12 area high school football teams for the first round of the WPIAL playoffs.

On stage with Foreigner  Observer-Reporter

Burgettstown High School students had a unique opportunity when they were invited to perform with Foreigner.

Another waiting game for Burgettstown  Observer-Reporter

The Burgettstown boys basketball team has waited a long time for the state playoffs, but the Blue Devils still don't know who they will be playing.

Emil Stanish, 67, retired teacher and elementary guidance counselor  Port City Daily

WILMINGTON — Emil Stanish, 67, died Sunday, June 10, 2018, in Wilmington after a courageous year-long battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family.

Preschoolers learn counting, coloring ... and coding  Observer-Reporter

Before they have even entered elementary school, children are learning how to program computers.

Swart's third quarter leads Prexies to section-clinching victory  Observer-Reporter

Jordan Swart's 11-point third quarter sparked the Prexies comeback win over Burgettstown.

High school notebook: WPIAL survey results no surprise  Observer-Reporter

A WPIAL survey showed, to nobody's surprise, that many school districts feel non-boundary schools have a distinct advantage when it comes to athletics.

Burgettstown enters wrestling season with new head coach  Observer-Reporter

One of the longest, most respected coaching careers at Burgettstown High School is winding down.

Maltony resigns as Wash High girls basketball coach  Observer-Reporter

Mike Maltony has resigned as the Washington High School girls basketball coach.

Burgettstown: where Hill provides a home  Observer-Reporter

The bricks are secured neatly in the rows that lead up to the flag pole at the front gate.

3 arrested in Burgettstown High School vandalism; $100K in damage reported | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

Authorities used surveillance video to help identify three burglars accused of breaking into and vandalizing Burgettstown High School Thursday and Friday ...

WPIAL-state football rankings: Burgettstown is unbeaten and No. 5  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Blue Devils move into Class 2A rankings, while Quaker Valley moves up to No. 2 in 3A.

Shaping young minds  Observer-Reporter

Thanks to ceramic artist Dr. Richard Wukich, Burgettstown students will have a unique opportunity.

Foreigner, Whitesnake, Bonham stir up rocking memories - Entertainment & Life - The Times - Beaver, PA  The Times

BURGETTSTOWN – Dig two imaginary holes into the top of your skull, stick your fingers inside and stir up your memories, Foreigner singer Kelly Hansen told a ...

WPIAL football realignment: Good for some, not for others  Observer-Reporter

WPIAL football realignment a bag of surprises for some, resurrecting rivals for others.

Burgettstown enters 2017 season with goal to win first playoff game since 1970s  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Burgettstown lost three starters to graduation and has a four-player battle for the starting quarterback position.

Class 1A, 2A roundup: Burgettstown continues unbeaten run by beating Beth-Center  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Burgettstown is off to its best start in more than 30 years, and went 6-0 by beating a top defense in Beth Center.

‘Sound of Music’ at Burgettstown  Observer-Reporter

Burgettstown High School will present “The Sound of Music” at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $10 and can be reserved by calling 724-747-2442.

Mt. Lebanon School District hosts ‘Growing Up Mindful’ program  The Almanac

Mt. Lebanon School District and the Mt. Lebanon PTA Council will host a presentation by Christopher Willard on Growing Up Mindful from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Aug.

Bongiorni homicide case going to jury in rare Saturday session  Observer-Reporter

Washington County Court will convene in an rare Saturday session for closing arguments, an explanation of applicable law and deliberation of the homicide ...

Cryogenic gas plant moves forward  Observer-Reporter

SLOVAN – A cryogenic natural gas processing plant is a step closer to reality after the Smith Township board of supervisors voted 3-0 at its third conditional use ...

Darkened faces for stage crew a no-go in Bethel Park’s high school musicals  The Almanac

Student stage crew members will no longer darken their faces during school plays and musicals at Bethel Park.

Area man killed in Nevada accident  Observer-Reporter

A Burgettstown man was killed near Las Vegas, Nev., Monday when he was struck by a tractor-trailer.

Co-op program benefits students, employers  Observer-Reporter

The WACTC cooperative education program is beneficial for students and employers, says coordinator.

Convincing 'crash' at Peters Township High School | News  The Almanac

Students see a realistic view of what can happen when they make destructive decisions.

Mt. Lebanon set to raise school property tax rate for 2018-19  The Almanac

The Mt. Lebanon School Board approved a proposed final budget for the 2018-19 school year with a 0.4-mill increase.

Athlete, promising coach battled years of addiction before his death  Observer-Reporter

Brendan Cypher, a record-breaking basketball player and coach, died more than three years ago from a drug overdose. His parents talk about their son's ...

Mt. Lebanon, USC dominate meet at Cal U.  The Almanac

Patrick Anderson leads Mt. Lebanon to victory in the 47th annual Marty Uher Invitational to kick off the high school cross country season.

High school wrestling notebook: Several coaches step away from illustrious careers  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Burgettstown's Terry Havelka among the coaches to walk away from the coaching ranks.

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 ...

Canon-Mac hires Havelka as wrestling coach  Observer-Reporter

Canon-McMillan reached into some strong wrestling bloodlines at Burgettstown High School to find its next head coach.

Burgettstown Vandal Leads Police To Buried Loot  CBS Local

Two of three suspects accused of trashing Burgettstown High School were in court. And one of them led police to where they buried some of the loot.

John Russell Darras | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

John Russell Darras, 87, of Leola, PA entered into eternal rest on March 6, 2018. Born in Bulger, PA, he was the son of the late John B. and Margaret.

Hollywood actor, ping-pong champion Maropis serves notice  Observer-Reporter

It is simply not true that there is nothing Adoni Maropis cannot do or achieve. Good luck finding what that might be.

Burgettstown royalty | News, Sports, Jobs  The Steubenville Herald-Star

Sidney Zelenko, the daughter of Tim Zelenko and Kathleen Mancuso of Burgettstown, was crowned the 2016 Burgettstown High School homecoming queen at ...

Wrestling world remembers Wandrisco  The Almanac

Wrestling world remembers Michael Wandrisco, who passed away on March 28.

Bethel Park makes changes to garbage collection  The Almanac

Bethel Park Council approved a new garbage collection contract, which will bring significant changes to the way garbage and recycling materials are collected ...

Mother becomes advocate after son dies from overdose  Observer-Reporter

Blindsided by her son's overdose death, an Imperial mother has made it her mission to help other families avoid the torment she has endured.

Latrobe wrestler's championship comes straight from the heart  Tribune-Review

By the time Mark Marshall touched down after the 15-hour flight to Belgrade, Serbia, in late August, he had already won his first Veterans World Freestyle ...

Vallina retiring from junior golf tour after 30 years  Observer-Reporter

When Don York asked Jon Vallina to help with the Southwest Pennsylvania Junior Golf Tour, he said yes. Anything to help a friend and boost golf in the area ...

WCCF awards more than $160,000 to area students  Observer-Reporter

Washington County Community Foundation has completed its post-secondary scholarship cycle for 2017, awarding 72 scholarships totaling $160500.

Secretary of education addresses new Future Ready PA Index  The Almanac

During the annual Disability Summit hosted by state Rep. Dan Miller, D-Mt. Lebanon, Pedro Rivera provides an update on the state's new evaluation system for ...

3 Dead, 1 Injured In Head-On Crash In Washington Co.  CBS Local

Three people were killed and one person was injured Friday morning in a two-vehicle, head-on crash in Washington County.

Lis continues golf tradition  Observer-Reporter

The bloodlines are apparent. So is the talent Austin Lis displays as a golfer. The Avella High School senior will continue his golf career at West Liberty University ...

Fallen Canonsburg officer honored at funeral  Observer-Reporter

Scott Bashioum will be remembered for his *service*, both to the community as a police officer and to the country as a veteran.

South Fayette native building 'brick-by-brick' at Grove City College  The Almanac

Since taking over a winless team, Andrew DiDonato has been building the Grove City College football program into a Presidents Athletic Conference contender ...

Bell wins 400th as Canon-McMillan trips Bethel Park  Observer-Reporter

CANONSBURG – With Canon-McMillan trailing 29-27 at halftime to visiting Bethel Park, Big Macs boys basketball head coach Rick Bell said something he ...

Bethel Park's Hudson selected to Team USA roll hockey squad  The Almanac

Bethel Park youth selected to Team USA and will compete in dek hockey tournament in Slovakia this summer.

Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Bethel Park  The Almanac

The Allegheny County Health Department announced that a second raccoon has tested positive for rabies in the South Hills.

Mt. Lebanon Public Library Speaker Series features author Lisa See  The Almanac

The bestselling novelist will discuss her life and her books on April 16 in the Mellon Middle School auditorium.

Route 50 bridge project to reduce traffic through Bridgeville  The Almanac

PennDOT expects the Route 50 and Chartiers Creek bridge project to reduce traffic in the highly congested area.

Meadowcroft ready to open for 50th season  The Almanac

Learn about 16000 years worth of history at the Washington County site that opened as a re-created 19th-century village in 1969.

Upper St. Clair swimmer golden at states  The Almanac

Josh Matheny of Upper St. Clair making waves and history in high school swimming competition.

Mt. Lebanon's Hinckley named Almanac MVP  The Almanac

Mt. Lebanon's Caden Hinckley leads the list of boys' basketball all-stars as Almanac MVP.

Kmart near Bridgeville closing in April  The Almanac

The Kmart store in Collier Township is on the list of 64 stores across the country that the retail giant plans to close this spring as the company tries to.

Commissioners make decisions on commercial developments | News  The Almanac

SF addresses commercial developments. {child_byline}By Jacob Calvin Meyer. Staff writer. {/child_byline}. As one commercial ...

Peters Township Council approves .1-mill tax increase  The Almanac

Peters Township Council approved a .1-mill real estate tax increase to go along with adopting the municipality's 2018 operating budget and capital improvement ...

Bethel Park students welcome German youth choir  The Almanac

In advance of receiving visitors from Germany, students in Bethel Park High School's advanced placement German class prepared for a task that was best ...

Former South Fayette assistant coach convicted in teen sexting case  The Almanac

An Allegheny County jury found former California University assistant football coach Patrick Onesko guilty on charges stemming from allegations he sent ...

Cupid strikes young-at-heart Friendship Village residents  The Almanac

Nancy Bucey and Gil Miller, who live at Friendship Village of South Hills, are “an item.”

Bethel Park celebrates grand opening of Schoolhouse Arts and History Center  The Almanac

The Oct. 8 event also honors the Bethel Park Volunteer Fire Company for 90 years of *service*.

Election causes shakeup on Bethel Park School Board  The Almanac

Incumbent Bethel Park School Director Russ Spicuzza is the odd man out in a five-way race for four board seats, according to unofficial results of the Nov.

Bethel Park woman takes unconventional path to tattoo reality TV show  The Almanac

When Rachel Helmich turned 18 years old, she rushed to get a tattoo. It was 1994, and it would be the first of many tattoos – so many she's stopped counting.

Washington's Got Talent  Observer-Reporter

Nathan Weese is currently a Senior at Canon McMillan High School who is a member of the Big Mac Marching and Concert Band. He has been taking piano ...

Military officers provide insight during Peters Township program  The Almanac

Global Challenges and U.S. National Security Strategy” features six senior officers discussing a variety of topics.

Peters school district pays $2M to settle age, gender discrimination suit  The Almanac

The Peters Township school district paid nearly $2 million dollars after agreeing to settle out of court for a gender and age discrimination suit brought by 17 ...

South Fayette's Sgro named president of PA School Resource Officer group  The Almanac

Jeff Sgro looks forward to coming to work every morning. And most days, he arrives early.

Peters Township golfer wins sectional  The Almanac

The Peters Township senior carded a 1-under par 71 at The Club at Nevillewood to earn medalist honors.

School news: Week of June 7  The Almanac

Published article. (PIC) Upper St. Clair High School senior Aditi Chattopadhyay can add published author to her resume of accomplishments. Her paper titled ...

Illumination serves as theme of South Hills Lights Chanukah celebration  The Almanac

Chabad of the South Hills hosts the fifth annual community event at the Galleria of Mt. Lebanon on the second day of the festival of lights.

Upper St. Clair Veterans Day service honors local Marine  The Almanac

T.J. McGarvey helped spearhead the township's Veterans Monument Park and also the Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Vietnam Veterans Monument.

South Fayette commissioners clear way for TopGolf plan at Newbury  The Almanac

South Fayette commissioners have cleared the way for TopGolf to move into the Newbury Development.

Fallen Canonsburg Officer Laid To Rest Following Emotional Service  CBS Local

CANONSBURG (KDKA) – It's a time of mourning in Canonsburg. Thousands gathered for the funeral for Officer Scott Bashioum, who was killed in the line of duty ...

District attorney dropping charges against South Fayette student  The Almanac

Close friends and classmates, as well as people who didn't know Christian Stanfield, were on hand for a celebratory gathering Tuesday evening at Bubba's ...

Celebrity makeup artist offers healthy cosmetic alternatives  Tribune-Review

Marianne Skiba, known for creating bloody faces and wounds on 'dead bodies' for the opening scene of 'Law andamp; Order,' realized the harm she was ...

North/West Xtra: Pittsburgh men making mark at IMG Academy  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A month ago, 7-foot-2 Satnam Singh made basketball history when he became the first player from India to be drafted into the NBA. Two former Pittsburgh area ...

‘Taco truck without wheels’ opens in Mt. Lebanon  The Almanac

When one door closes, another door opens. Or better yet, a business. After a business next door on Beverly Road in Mt. Lebanon closed, Jeff Iovino moved his ...

Attendance swells for Mt. Lebanon library's eclipse event  The Almanac

When it came to taking a safe look at Monday's solar eclipse, Lukas Jesso had a good reason.

Chartiers Valley grad runner-up in NCAA wrestling  The Almanac

Ten seconds separated Tyler Wilps from his bid for a national title as Matt Brown of Penn State was awarded two points, handing the Chartiers Valley High ...

South Fayette approves site plan for Top Golf, delays vote on UPMC hospital  The Almanac

South Fayette Township commissioners on April 19 approved the site plan for Top Golf at Newbury plan, but delayed approving a conditional use plan to permit ...

Upper St. Clair claims WPIAL tennis title  The Almanac

Few had faith that Upper St. Clair could topple Shady Side Academy in the WPIAL championship match aside from the men on the tennis team themselves.

Bethel Park Community Foundation awards grants to district  The Almanac

Bethel Park School District students, faculty and athletic teams were the recipients of several grants and donations during a meeting held April 23.

Furman, Bonaccorsi add titles to collection  The Almanac

Brendan Furman from Canon-McMillan and Nino Bonaccorsi of Bethel Park added more gold medals to their already cluttered trophy cases after winning ...

Former Albert’s Service Station commemorated  The Almanac

Albert's *Service* Station should have been the set of a sitcom. There was a monkey running around, a toothless vagrant and drivers who thought R on the gear ...

Peters Township names new superintendent | News  McMurray Almanac

The Peters Township School Board of directors on June 10 unanimously voted to hire Dr. Jeannine French as the district's new superintendent.

Almanac announces finalists for female athlete of the year  The Almanac

Listed below are synopsis for the finalists for The Almanac's Female Athlete of the Year award. The top 10 will be honored, along with their male counterparts as ...

Mt. Lebanon ladies continue to win in tennis  The Almanac

Under new head coach Paul Skrok, the beat goes on in Mt. Lebanon as the Lady Blue Devils continue their winning ways in tennis. Skrok played No. 1 singles ...

Boyce Middle School holds MDA fundraiser for student  McMurray Almanac

Appearances can often be deceiving. For example, Upper St. Clair's Rachel Tudi, with her brightly polished nails, gleaming hair and warm smile, is in many ...

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