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Emma Cadena Berchok

March 23, 2018 by Harold Pascoe (Register to contact)

Emma Cadena, class of 1957, passed away on February 28, 2018.

Clairton Bears Championship Rings

December 26, 2012 by Beverly Bailey Alcorn (Register to contact)

HAPPY NEW YEAR CHS ALUMNI, FRIENDS & FAMILY, once again I am asking for your help this year again. As you may know our Fabulous Clairton Bears won their 5th WPIAL Championship, and their 4th PIAA Championship. I have one New Year's Wish from all my FB friends, family, & CHS Alumni out there. My one New Year Wish is that each one of u would send at least $1.00 to help out the non-profit organization that has been set up by a few of the CHS School Board members to help purchase the Championship Rings for our fabulous Clairton Bears. You can take your donation off ur 2012 income tax return as a non-profit donation before 12-31-2012. Please send your donations to the following address:

Clairton Athletic Champions Club, %William Bradford, P.O. Box 303, Clairton, Pa 15025

Thank you CHS Alumni, friends & family!

Feb 21 - CHS Reunion at Ft. Desoto FL

February 22, 2009 by Ann Kovalyak Chorgo (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

It was great to see Clairton High School classmates at the February 21, 2009 Fort DeSoto Park Annual Reunion.

My daughter Julie Chorgo-Gilson took photos and a video of the Clairton High School Reunion.

You can see photos and the "Class of 56" Video at website: http://www.*****.com/****owned by Ann Kovalyak-Chorgo (CHS 1956)

Clairton High School News From Around The Web

Khori Fusco, Clairton basketball standout, transfers to Mars  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For the third time the past few weeks, a prominent WPIAL boys basketball player has transferred to a different school. This one landed at Mars. Khori Fusco, who ...



Both schools on probation after large brawl at Clairton-Monessen high school basketball game  WTAE Pittsburgh

Two schools were placed on a five year probation across all sports after a large fight broke out at the Clairton-Monessen boys basketball game Feb. 6.



Clairton High of the 1960s was a place of outstanding friendships  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

I feel sorry for the author of the recent essay in the Post-Gazette who did not have a good experience in high school (Aug. 11, “High School: Not the Best Years of ...



Public Barred From Clairton HS Basketball Game Following Brawl  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Clairton High School's basketball game against Monessen was cut short Tuesday night when a brawl broke out, so school officials put some big changes in ...



CLAIRTON SHOOTING: Men shoot each other with same gun, leaving one dead | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

A shooting during an argument wounded two men, killing one of them, Wednesday night in Clairton, police said.



VIDEO: Pittsburgh high school hoops game abandoned in fourth quarter after on-court punches lead to 60-person brawl  USA TODAY High School Sports

Monessen and Clairton are rivals, but this brawl ended their game in the fourth quarter.



Clairton, Monessen hit with 5-year probation, other penalties after game brawls  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The WPIAL board of directors slapped five-year probations and other penalties Monday on all Monessen and Clairton High School sports programs as well as ...



Police charge 12 in Clairton-Monessen high school basketball brawl  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Police responded to a large fight Feb. 6 at Clairton High School between the Clairton and Monessen boys basketball teams.



Teen pleads guilty to homicide in Baldwin Borough over pot deal  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A teenager accused of killing another teen in Baldwin Borough last year over a half-ounce of marijuana pleaded guilty Tuesday to third-degree murder.



12 teens, adults charged after brawl at Clairton-Monessen basketball game  Tribune-Review

A police investigation into a brawl that broke out during a Clairton-Monessen high school basketball game earlier this month has led to charges filed against 12 ...



Fight at Clairton-Monessen basketball game 'totally unacceptable,' WPIAL executive director says  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

WPIAL executive director Tim O'Malley used the words “totally unacceptable” to describe a fight involving players and fans at Tuesday night's Monessen-Clairton ...



Clairton High School Hall of Fame honors the city's best athletes  New Pittsburgh Courier

Gary Mullen's love for the city of Clairton and its sports teams is evident. “I love this town. This is home. Clairton is a special place. I am a Bear for life,” said ...



Mother says bullying led to bloody fight between girls in Clairton  WTAE Pittsburgh

Cell phone video shows a 9th-grader and 10th-grader in hallway brawl.



Grass fields are dying out at most Western Pa. high schools  Tribune-Review

When the Riverview High School Raiders take on the Clairton High School Bears at noon Saturday in Oakmont's Riverside Park, there will be nothing artificial ...



Clairton girl's disappearance still haunts family 36 years later  Tribune-Review

Toni Lynn McNatt was the kind of girl who would rather shoot hoops than chase boys. At 14, she liked to climb trees and play sports. She wanted to be a ...



Monessen to appeal WPIAL penalties after brawl with Clairton at boys basketball game  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Monessen School District plans to appeal penalties imposed on its high school and Clairton High School following a brawl.



WATCH: Cops called after wild brawl during high school basketball game in Pittsburgh  CBS Sports

A high school basketball game in Pittsburgh devolved into madness this week when a fight broke out on the floor and sparked a wild brawl that involved players, ...



Turnovers costly in Trojans' 27-17 loss to Clairton | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

ELIZABETH -- Darrin Dillow's first game as head coach with the current group of California seniors was against Clairton.



In Clairton, Pa., a High School Football Team Keeps a Town's Heart Beating  New York Times

CLAIRTON, Pa. — Up the hill the Clairton High School Bears walked from school, climbing Miller Avenue to catch a bus ride into history. Car horns honked.



Doc Hammett lived to care | Absent Friends  Gettysburg Times

Mary Lynn Martin, owner of the Hickory Bridge Farm Restaurant, said her dad, Fairfield physician James Hunter Hammett, MD, had a real calling to take care of ...



Clairton football coach Wayne Wade suspended four games  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Clairton High School football coach Wayne Wade has been suspended for the first four games of the 2017 season for his critical comments about the officials ...



Clairton football player charged in Baldwin teenager's shooting death  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bryson Angelo Koontz, 17, of Clairton, is in the Allegheny County Jail for his role in the death of a 17-year-old Nathan Assad on Aug. 15.



100 years of Clairton Bears  Tribune-Review

OK, so the 66-game-winning streak dating to 2009 ended two weeks ago. In Clairton, two weeks, or even four years, is but a blink of the eye when you considers ...



Lawyer for Clairton QB charged in homicide claims client discouraged shooter  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Two teenagers charged in the killing of a third teen last month who was shot in the face during a drug deal turned robbery waived their rights to a preliminary ...



Woodland Hills teacher had passion for learning, theater  Tribune-Review

Louis A. Trentini of North Huntingdon headed the science and computer departments at Woodland Hills High School and spent evenings teaching computer at ...



Clairton runs past Jeannette in Class 1A showdown, 40-6  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Former Bears star Tyler Boyd outfits his old team with new uniforms as Clairton forges a possible three-way tie in the Eastern Conference.



Clairton Bears Historic Winning Streak Comes To End  CBS Pittsburgh

It began on Sept. 11, 2009, and it's been a source of pride for Clairton.



12 charged in high school basketball brawl  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Twelve people, including students and adults, will be charged in connection with a fight at a Pennsylvania high school basketball game earlier this month, police ...



Clairton deciding on plan after fight in PIAA championship  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Clairton High School officials still are deciding what action should be taken for their football team's behavior Friday at the end of the PIAA Class A championship ...



Hazel P. Newnam | Obituaries  The Star Democrat

EASTON — Hazel Porter Newnam of Easton, our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, gained her wings on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. At the time of ...



Tyler Boyd's touchdown catch a gift that keeps giving for WPYAA  Tribune-Review

Former Clairton and Pitt star receiver Tyler Boyd's fourth-down touchdown catch that clinched both the Cincinnati Bengals' victory over the Baltimore Ravens and ...



EDITORIAL: Reality intrudes, and a football game is nixed  Observer-Reporter

This corner of Pennsylvania is packed with storied football rivalries, and one of the most hard-fought is the annual battle pitting Charleroi Area and Monessen ...



Vigil marks 6-year anniversary of Clairton coach's death  Tribune-Review

A former Clairton High School assistant football and midget league coach, killed six years ago, has not been forgotten. That is the message delivered by friends ...



Bishop Guilfoyle (Pa.) three-peats, finishes with nation's fourth-longest active win streak  USA TODAY High School Sports

https://twitter.com/WPAFootball/status/807324478082580480 Bishop Guilfoyle (Altoona, Pa.) ended the 2016 as a three-time state champion and winners of 47 ...



Marshall hired to coach Clairton girls basketball team  Tribune-Review

There's no nonsense associated with Jonathan Marshall, one of Clairton High School's favorite sons. If the Clairton girls basketball team hasn't heard, it's about ...



Pittsburgh Post-Gazette WPIAL Week 6 high school football scoreboard  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Check this page throughout the night on Friday for up-to-the-minute scores from Week 6 of the 2018 high school football season. This week, Mike White takes a ...



Former Pitt star Tyler Boyd enjoying NFL experience, making Clairton proud  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This time a year ago, Tyler Boyd was getting ready for his next step, future hanging in the balance and largely dependent on which NFL team liked him the most.



The week in photos: Oct. 5-11  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Seventh-grader Kyiajah Williams hugs South Hills Middle School teacher Jennifer Plumb as students and teachers participate in a 5k walk to support Plumb, ...



Former Pitt, Clairton star Tyler Boyd announces free youth football camp  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Coming off his rookie season in the NFL with the Cincinnati Bengals, Tyler Boyd will play host to a one-day camp July 15 in Clairton.



Charleroi-Monessen football game will not be played due to 'threat' against Charleroi athletes  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Charleroi will not play its Friday football game at Monessen after receiving what the school district called “information regarding a threat directed towards our ...



Aliquippa-Clairton football game makes for a hot ticket  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Aliquippa-Clairton football game is a long-awaited matchup. Like 84 years. These two mega powers will meet in a one-of-a-kind game Friday night at ...



Clairton Bears Coach To Leave For Job In Monroeville  CBS Local

In the world of High School football, the Clairton Bears are legendary.



Bye bye, Boyd: Pitt receiver completes journey from Clairton to the NFL  University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

There were 57 seconds left in the fourth quarter on September 19, 2015, in Iowa City, Iowa, and the whole stadium knew where the ball was going. Pitt had the ...



Review: Which school board members have the worst attendance in Allegheny County?  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reviewed more than 2000 attendance records for Allegheny County school boards between January 2016 and May 1.



Business as usual for Miles Sanders, Lamont Wade as they return home to Pittsburgh this weekend  The Daily Collegian Online

Just about every kid in the Pittsburgh area dreams of one day stepping onto Heinz Field like Steeler greats have, such as Hines Ward, Franco Harris, Ben ...



Lamont Wade's first year at Penn State was a quiet one. He doesn't mind.  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Lamont Wade has made a lot of adjustments in his first 12 months at Penn State. He had had to adapt to serving in a backup role.



Mike White's high school football chat transcript: 10.16.18  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mike White: Sorry a few minutes late. Needed to finish that "bear claw" danish. Ready to go. Fire away. Willie Hunnids: Will Riverview ever win a game again?



Little marching bands take on big challenges  Tribune-Review

Bob Lane thought he knew all about marching bands. He knew the excitement of fall Fridays in Western Pennsylvania, when the blare of trumpets and ...



Family of Clairton girl missing 32 years desperate to resolve cold case  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

In the 32 years since the disappearance of 14-year-old Toni Lynn McNatt, her family members and even the retired Clairton police detective who investigated the ...



Baldwin hires Clairton offensive coordinator as head football coach  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Loran Cooley served as offensive coordinator last year at Clairton High School. Prior to that, he coached at Plum and Gateway high schools.



Clairton vigil remembers murder victim  Tribune-Review

About 40 people gathered in Clairton Sunday to remember a city woman killed three years ago on Bataan Avenue. Uniquea Hines, 23, was murdered on Jan.



2016 High School Football Co-Players of the Year: Clairton's Lamont Wade and Armstrong's Zane Dudek  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Senior duo had memorable seasons and careers in WPIAL football.



Steelers-Bengals: Five things to know about the Week 6 opponent  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Steelers travel to Cincinnati for a divisional showdown Sunday with the Bengals. Here are five things to know about the team that's on top of the AFC North ...



High school soccer round-up - Sports  citizensvoice.com

BY STAFF REPORTS. At Nanticoke Area, three straight goals to open the second half broke open a close game and powered Tunkhannock to a 7-4 win over the ...



Goodfellows helps Clairton grandparents take in two young girls  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

About four years ago, Teri and Robert Scott made room in their Clairton home for their two young grandchildren after their daughter was no longer able to care ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Advantageous Crestwood holds off Coughlin rally  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE- Chalk it up as a typical season opener for both Crestwood and Coughlin. There were mistakes, penalties, opportunities and missed chances.



Lamont Wade weighs in on Michigan, recruiting, and chasing a state title at Under Armour All-America presentation  USA TODAY High School Sports

Lamont Wade is one of the nation's most talented athletes, starring as both a running back and defensive back for Clairton in suburban Pittsburgh. That's without ...



State trooper to coach football at Baldwin High School  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Baldwin High School has a new head varsity football coach who works as a state police trooper. Loran Cooley served as offensive coordinator last year at ...



Game Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals  Bengals.com

The Bengals have played more games against the Steelers (97) than any other foe.



Obituary: Arnold 'Spider' Rondinelli / Drummer had quiet influence on Pittsburgh jazz scene  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Arnold “Spider” Rondinelli died Monday after a battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 82.



Arrest made in 77-year-old Pittsburgh native's brutal murder  WTAE Pittsburgh

An arrest has been made in the brutal death of a 77-year-old Pittsburgh native who was living in Florida. Jo Ann Leasure was found dead after she didn't show ...



“I Always Knew Somebody Would Get Killed Inside That Place”  Mother Jones

Update, 6/7/12: Two weeks after this story ran, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced that it has pared its inspection goal for the year.



Miles Sanders and Lamont Wade are pumped to play close to home. But Pitt is 'just another opponent'  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Listen to some segments of each school's fan base, and you might get the impression that the Penn State-Pitt rivalry is slightly more ...



Athlete of the Week: Logan Paczewski, Dallas golf  Citizens Voice

Not bad for his first tournament at the high school level. Dallas freshman Logan Paczewski put the rest of the WVC on notice by beating teammate Brett Ostroski ...



GAME OF THE WEEK: GAR at Meyers - Sports  Citizens Voice

GAR (1-8) at MEYERS (6-3). When: 3:30, Saturday. Last meeting: Meyers 26, GAR 19 (OT) (2017). Series history: Meyers leads 44-41-1. How they fared last ...



Clairton Bears Winning Streak Continues, Will Play For State Title  CBS Local

The Clairton Bears have done it again. Impressively. They won Friday's game against Port Allegany 44-12.



East Allegheny to close school, superintendent to retire  Tribune-Review

East Allegheny school board took three notable actions at its meeting Monday. It revisited a bond refinancing it approved two months ago; took an official first ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Dallas routs Tunkhannock - Sports  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — Heading into Friday night's contest, Dallas wanted to establish the line of scrimmage on both sides of the football. That mission was accomplished, ...



Who are Penn State's early enrollees? They start their Lions career on Monday; here's a breakdown  PennLive.com

Four new players are officially joining the Penn State football program tomorrow. Five-star Clairton corner Lamont Wade, four-star receiver KJ Hamler, three-star ...



Riverside falls short - Sports  Citizens Voice

HERSHEY - In a matter of 15 minutes, euphoria turned to disappointment. Playing with overwhelming confidence and fearlessness, Riverside staggered ...



Battle of undefeated teams results in 63-3 Gateway win against Franklin Regional  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A 63-3 blowout isn't usually the result you picture in a battle between undefeated teams. But that's what Gateway presented Friday night, knocking off Franklin ...



Police: Bengals receiver Tyler Boyd had drugs in crashed car  Seattle Times

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals receiver Tyler Boyd was charged Thursday with owning a vape pen containing the active ingredient in marijuana that ...



W-B Area will merge 3 city high school athletic programs  Citizens Voice

PLAINS — Beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, it will be a brand new ballgame for the three Wilkes-Barre City public high schools. At a school board ...



LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL: Tunkhannock earns community's support before trip to World Series  Citizens Voice

This may very well be remembered as “The Championship Summer” for a handful of families in Tunkhannock. Having already won district, sectional, state and ...



Valley West dominant in victory over Crestwood - Sports  Citizens Voice

KINGSTON — A lot of points were scored, a lot of turnovers were committed, and a lot of time elapsed. Valley West and Crestwood played just into the 10 o'clock ...



LOCAL GOLF: Semifinal matchups set for Potentate - Sports  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — Two former Wyoming Valley Conference golfers are making the most of their time playing together while their paths cross. Holy Redeemer graduate ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Meyers runs wild, gets 1st win  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — The difference in Meyers between the first and second weeks of the season? A more direct focus on fundamentals and execution.



DISTRICT 2 SOCCER ROUNDUP: Porfirio sends Warriors to finals  citizensvoice.com

At Pittston Area, Aleah Kranson scored three goals and then she assisted Tierney Porfirio's overtime game-winner, as Wyoming Area edged Holy Redeemer 4-3 ...



Players look toward future as one program - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Following Meyers' 21-14 win in the final edition of its storied rivalry with GAR, Meyers junior offensive lineman Josh Jones walked through ...



Trio of District 2's best coaches enter PA Sports Hall of Fame  Citizens Voice

PLAINS TWP. — They are three of the greatest coaches to walk the sidelines in the history of District 2 athletics. When you hear the names George Curry, Jack ...



DISTRICT 2 BOYS SOCCER PREVIEW: New format could bring some more excitement  Citizens Voice

There aren't many pushovers in this year's District 2 boys soccer tournament. The power rating system implemented this season kept the Class A-3A ...



Bats gain protection in Pennsylvania - Sports  Citizens Voice

A disease put bats in danger a dozen years ago, but listing some of these bats as endangered in Pennsylvania now could take a small step toward saving them ...



Warriors get the job done - Sports  citizensvoice.com

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Randy Spencer walked the fine line Saturday afternoon of getting done what he needed to accomplish, and at the same time, not ...



GAR runs through Holy Redeemer in big win  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Being able to get the skill position players to operate freely in space via the perimeter is a problem GAR coach Paul Wiedlich Jr. identified as ...



Finally back, Hamler's personality leading the way for Lions  Citizens Voice

K.J. Hamler's teammates say he might be the most positive, effervescent personality on a day-to-day basis around the Penn State football team. But even he had ...



WVC FIELD HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Fumanti, Bielski, Baird lead Redeemer over Coughlin  Citizens Voice

At Coughlin, Lexi Fumanti and Addy Bielski each scored and goalkeeper Meredythe Baird recorded a 15-save shutout, leading Holy Redeemer to a 2-0 win ...



WVC GIRLS SOCCER ROUNDUP: Bagnall hits milestone in Royals win  Citizens Voice

At Holy Redeemer, junior forward Annie Bagnall passed a milestone by scoring three goals, the third of which was the 100th in her career, as she and the ...



Curry, Henzes, Klassner picked for PA Sports Hall of Fame  Citizens Voice

Curry. Henzes. Klassner. The names carry a lot of weight in sports in Northeastern Pennsylvania and beyond. The three coaching legends will receive some ...



Penn State notes: Freiermuth climbing depth chart - Sports  Citizens Voice

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two letters stood out on the Penn State depth chart last week, perhaps signaling a shift toward the future. An “OR” was placed before the ...



Cheshire's goal helps Dallas clip Prep - Sports  Citizens Voice

SCRANTON — In a game dominated by speedsters, the direct kick by Dallas junior Kanisha Cheshire seemed to hang in the air forever. Cheshire started 10 ...



Wyoming Area knocks off perennial postseason foe - Sports  Citizens Voice

EXETER — Wyoming Area played its first season of varsity field hockey in 2004. The Warriors started slow, taking the lumps often incurred by a brand-new team ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Furious fourth quarter lifts Valley West past Scranton  Citizens Voice

KINGSTON — For the second straight season, Valley West won the fourth-quarter battle against Scranton. This year, it was good enough to seal the victory.



South Fayette defeats Montour, ties WPIAL record of 6 consecutive undefeated regular seasons  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

South Fayette coach Joe Rossi said he was impressed at the way the Lions responded this season after so much roster turnover from last year.



Tunkhannock locks up No. 1 seed for quarterfinal - Sports  Citizens Voice

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Tunkhannock all-stars had one goal when they took the field to wrap up their round-robin schedule Saturday morning at Alpenrose ...



FOOTBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: Berwick at Valley West  Citizens Voice

BERWICK (3-0) at VALLEY WEST (3-0). When: Tonight, 7. Last meeting: Berwick 44, Valley West 22 (2017). Series history: Berwick leads 25-17. How they fared ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Valley West edges Hazleton Area  Citizens Voice

HAZLETON — Valley West's Carson Canavan was a beast Friday night. The junior running back rushed for 251 yards on 29 carries and scored on a 42-yard ...



INDYCAR: Bad crash mars start of ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway  Citizens Voice

LONG POND — For the second time in three years, a serious crash marred the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway. Rookie Robert Wickens was ...



Krawcyzk hands Patriots victory over Crestwood - Sports  Citizens Voice

WRIGHT TWP. — On its two biggest drives of the night, Pittston Area football was picked up by Andrew Krawcyzk's reliable hands. The Patriots trailed in the third ...



Tunkhannock routs Prague in LLSWS - Sports  Citizens Voice

PORTLAND, Ore. — Tunkhannock made quick work of the Prague team from Czech Republic, storming to a 17-0 mercy-rule win in three innings Thursday night ...



Coughlin grad Ray Black makes major league debut  Citizens Voice

The two most important calls of Ray Black's professional baseball career happened within the span of 24 hours. The first came to tell him he was being promoted ...



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