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Student struck by SUV in front of McKeesport High School  WTAE Pittsburgh

A student was stuck by a car in front of McKeesport High School at 6:25 a.m. Wednesday. The district's superintendent, Dr. Mark Holtzman, said school was not ...

Residents ask McKeesport school board to create black student union  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Two McKeesport residents are asking the McKeesport Area school district to create a black student union at the high school. “I'm coming here as a parent,” said ...

Police: Student Flashed Gun On McKeesport School Bus, 2 Teens Arrested  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. MCKEESPORT (AP/KDKA) — Two teenagers are facing charges after police say one of them brought a gun onto a ...

Superintendent Defends Treatment of Minority Students; Board Will Review Black Student Union Concept  The Tube City Almanac

By Richard Finch Jr. | Posted in: News. McKeesport Area School Board members will meet with people who have pressed the district to create a Black Student ...

World War I letter from McKeesport veteran found 100 years after it was written  Tribune-Review

Only a week after World War I ended, an American soldier recovering at a hospital in France wrote to his mother in McKeesport that he hoped to be home by his ...

Penn Hills rolls to an 81-48 win in Class 5A Section 1 game  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The pregame music selection Friday night at McKeesport High School included a popular, thumping song from the late Pittsburgh rapper Jimmy Wopo.

Warm Homecoming for 'Missing McKeesport,' Filmmaker  The Tube City Almanac

By Jason Togyer | Posted in: News. Sam Zolten (third from left) greets visitors following a screening of his documentary "Missing McKeesport" on Sunday ...

13-year-old student attacked, robbed outside high school  WPXI Pittsburgh

A mother says her daughter was viciously attacked near McKeesport High School over her cell phone.

Culinary students offer lunch at McKeesport Area's Tiger Inn  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The inn is a restaurant run by students at McKeesport Area High School's Career and Technology Center and is open to the public Thursdays.

McKeesport's Carlinos Acie is attracting Ivy League schools with academics, football  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dartmouth of the Ivy League already has told Carlinos Acie that he has a spot in school and also offered him a position on the football team. The same with ...

Woman claims daughter abused at school by aide  WPXI Pittsburgh

"You don't send your kids to school to be abused, you send them to get an education," said Raneshia Hall, the mother of a 16-year-old student.

Where you live can determine how long you live — and here's why  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County data shows, McKeesport and Upper St. Clair representing two extremes.

'Missing McKeesport': Documentary captures Mon Valley town at its peak  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Philadelphia filmmaker Sam Zolten premieres a two-hour documentary, “Missing McKeesport,” at the Heinz History Center Sunday.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette WPIAL Week 8 high school football scoreboard  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Check this page throughout the night on Friday for up-to-the-minute scores from Week 8 of the 2018 high school football season. Catch up on the latest in high ...

Citadel signing day: Quotes, notes and video of each new Bulldog recruit  Charleston Post Courier

The Citadel signed 13 new football players on Wednesday. Here's what coach Brent Thompson had to say about each of them:

McKeesport coach surprised with picture of himself, Jackie Robinson from '61  WTAE Pittsburgh

McKeesport High School basketball coach Gerald Grayson receives a picture from 1961 that he never knew existed of himself at age 13 standing next to Jackie ...

McKeesport to name football field after longtime coach  Tribune-Review

As a senior at McKeesport High School in 1966, George Smith was on the final football team under longtime coaches Duke Weigle and Ding Schaeffer.

Barbara A. Currie Obituary

HEMPFIELD TWP., PA (MyValleyTributes) - Barbara A. Currie, age 77, of Hempfield Avenue, Hempfield Township, passed away Saturday morning, May 26, ...

Julian J. "Jay" Senko Obituary

HERMITAGE, PA (MyValleyTributes) - Julian J. “Jay” Senko, a longtime resident of Hermitage passed away at 10:25 p.m. Saturday, January 26, 2019, in St. John ...

High school notebook: Legendary McKeesport football coach retires  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This past season, Mc-Keesport High School named its football field after coach George Smith. But Smith will never again walk onto that field as Tigers coach.

Obituary: Zoran Popovich / Savvy politician, beloved patriarch  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In his campaign for a seat on the Allegheny County Common Pleas Court in 1973, candidate Zoran Popovich asked: “Who would want a judge named Zoran?”.

National Signing Day nets 27 players for Rock football  SRU The Online Rocket

Having players who set the program's single-season rushing record or lead all of the NCAA in career sacks are vital pieces in building a collegiate football ...


When 14-year-old Kimberlie Krimm went missing, it was straight out of a parent's nightmare.

Former Members Of McKeesport Church Say It Is “Cult-Like”  CBS Local

McKEESPORT (KDKA) — Former members of a McKeesport Church are speaking out about the church and its pastor, claiming the congregation is more like a ...

Westmoreland Wolves game raises $1150 for West Newton teen cancer patient  Tribune-Review

A fundraiser last week at a Westmoreland Wolves game raised $1150 for the family of a West Newton teenager who is fighting cancer, according to the team`s ...

McKeesport's Serra Catholic celebrates patron's canonization  Tribune-Review

The canonization of St. Junipero Serra was celebrated Wednesday at the school that has venerated the California missionary as its patron for 54 years.

PIAA releases high school teams that will play  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

McKeesport is one of three WPIAL football teams that will play up in classification.

Headed to the WPXI Holiday Parade? Here are the acts you'll see  WPXI Pittsburgh

The 38th annual WPXI Holiday Parade marches through downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday Nov. 24. The entertainment is can't miss! Here's a list of groups that ...

February National Signing Day Notebook: February 6  Pittsburgh Sports Now

Stay with Pittsburgh Sports Now all day for February's High School Football National Signing Day. We'll keep you updated all day long on players in the WPIAL ...

2015 High School Football Player of the Year: McKeesport's Khaleke Hudson  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For the best indication of Khaleke Hudson's talent and versatility, simply look at Hudson's recruiting situation. Just let Hudson explain about his college finalists.

1st-year baseball coach trying to change culture at McKeesport  Tribune-Review

The young boy in a baseball T-shirt looked bewildered when a visitor asked where the coach of the McKeesport High School baseball team could be found.

McKeesport's Khaleke Hudson headed to Michigan  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The star high school running back-defensive back has been recruited to play safety for the Wolverines.

McKeesport teaching assistant facing additional charges  WTAE Pittsburgh

Michelle Mellinger, a teaching assistant in McKeesport, is accused of having sex with students and Monday, Pittsburgh's Action News 4 learned she is facing ...

Two students in two years run down on same McKeesport street  WTAE Pittsburgh

The latest victim, 15-year-old Deonte Cobbs, was hit by a school bus in front of Founders Hall Middle School just one year after Alyson Higdon, 14, crossed in ...

WPIAL Class 5A football roundup: Latrobe clinches first playoff berth since 2009  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It has been nearly a decade since Latrobe's football team was considered a playoff contender. That changed Friday night. For the first time since 2009, the ...

Needy Families Share Bounty as Local Company Gives Back  The Tube City Almanac

By Jason Togyer | Posted in: News. (Above: McKeesport Mayor Michael Cherepko, Big's Sanitation president Joe Eori Jr., and Matt Gergely, assistant to the ...

Thomas Allan Swalwell | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Thomas Allan Swalwell, 72, of Ephrata, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017, at UPMC Pinnacle Lititz.

Pennsylvania teacher Michelle Mellinger charged with sexual assault  Daily Mail

A Pennsylvania special education assistant is facing multiple felony charges after she was accused of having sex with at least four underage boys.

Eight Months After Installation, South Side Security Cameras Lowering Crime Rates, DA Says  90.5 WESA

Security cameras in Pittsburgh's South Side have helped lower the area's crime rate by 37 percent in the last year, according to Allegheny County District.

Avalon author, born without arms or legs, visits McKeesport High School  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Amy Brooks, 33, shared her story of overcoming the odds with tomorrow's health care workers.

Blast From The Past: Russell Stuvaints  Steelers Depot

For the third offseason in a row, welcome back to Blast From the Past. The random, oh yeah, remember him? players in recent Pittsburgh Steelers' history.

50 years after Joe Namath's Super Bowl success, WPIAL talent still making a mark throughout NFL ranks  New Pittsburgh Courier

BALTIMORE—During the second week of January 2019, Joe Willie Namath of Beaver Falls High School was acknowledged by several national sports talking ...

Resume: Newsmaker you should know / Restaurant manager turned teacher recognized with distinction  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Brad Braverman, an English teacher at McKeesport Area High School, has been named a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction.

Obituary: Ray Mathews / All-Pro Steeler, fan favorite from '50s  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ray Mathews, a two-time All-Pro selection and perhaps the Steelers' most versatile weapon of the 1950s, died Sunday in Marion, Pa. He was 86. Mr. Mathews ...

Happy 100th to Rock Hall of Famer/Western PA Native Art Rupe  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Art Rupe turned 100 on September 5th. Rupe, the oldest living Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and founder of the iconic Specialty Recor...

It's official: Randy Fichtner is the Steelers' new offensive coordinator  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Steelers made it official Thursday, announcing Randy Fichtner as their offensive coordinator, replacing Todd Haley. Fichtner, who has been the team's ...

Class of 2016 UCLA Recruiting Update  Bruins Nation

Taking a look at the current state of the 2016 recruiting class.

Army reservist who served in Iraq surprised with gift of a house at Steelers game  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Michelle Satterfield emerged from the tunnel under the Heinz Red Zone in the first part of the third quarter of the Steelers game ...

Comcast Awards $190,000 In Scholarships To 180 Pennsylvania High School Seniors  PR Newswire

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2016 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® ...

Vote NOW for Mr. PA Football! announced they will sponsor the second annual Mr. Pennsylvania football awards banquet in February after last year's immense success.

Comcast Awards $187,000 In Scholarships To 178 Pennsylvania High School Seniors  PR Newswire

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to ...

Pa. bridges, roads pay homage to famous, fallen  Tribune-Review

They`re easy to miss: names written on plaques, passed thousands of times a day by hurrying motorists. They`re the names of athletes and generals, police ...

Plum's sports hall of fame Class of 2013 to be inducted next Thursday  Tribune-Review

The Plum High School Sports Hall of Fame will add eight new members on Nov. 14, as the Class of 2013 will be inducted at a banquet and ceremony at ...

Apple Hill tweaks classic 'Cinderella'  Tribune-Review

Johnny Appleseed Children`s Theatre at Apple Hill Playhouse opens its summer season with a familiar story with an unfamiliar twist. “This story has the fairy ...

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