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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

Ex-Clairton H.S. quarterback pleads guilty in 2017 killing  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A former Clairton High School quarterback pleaded guilty Thursday to voluntary manslaughter and robbery in a 2017 shooting death in Baldwin Borough.

Another Improbable Conversion For Boyd

Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd, who has made a lucrative career of melting the longest of chains into first downs, did it again this week. But then, Boyd, the ...

Penn State safeties hope to take another step forward in 2019  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Nittany Lions will rely on the leadership of Garrett Taylor and aggressiveness in pass coverage to lead the safeties to success.

Friends and family gather in Clairton to mourn Armani Ford  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The 23-year-old man who was fatally shot Friday evening in Clairton was quarterback of the struggling town's recent record-setting high school football team.

4 Teens Taken To Hospital After Shots Fired At Clairton Graduation Party  CBS Pittsburgh

CLAIRTON, Pa.(KDKA) – Four teenagers were taken to the hospital after a shooting early Saturday morning in Clairton. Allegheny County Dispatch says it ...

Mother Of Clairton Shooting Victims Speaks  CBS Pittsburgh

CLAIRTON (KDKA) — His life came to an abrupt end in this Clairton Alley, 23-year-old Armani Ford was found shot to death. Tina Ford is Amrmani's mother, ...

Clairton students call off protest after violence, appeal from Antwon Rose II's mother  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Students in Clairton on Tuesday called off a planned protest about the acquittal of the officer who fatally shot Antwon Rose II when the teenager's mother made ...

Local students gather to talk about violence during student walkout in Clairton  WPXI Pittsburgh

Community leaders in Clairton held a town hall meeting to discuss violence during Monday's school walkout.

23-year-old man found dead after shooting in Clairton  WTAE Pittsburgh

One man was found dead after shots were reportedly fired in Clairton on Friday evening, officials confirmed. Emergency responders received a call about shots ...

People Are Getting Sick From A US Steel Factory That Is “Grossly Violating” Health Standards, Experts Say  BuzzFeed News

Air pollution has triggered sky-high asthma rates near Pittsburgh. With politicians unwilling to confront US Steel after a factory fire, a county health agency is ...

Four teenagers shot in Pennsylvania during graduation party  Fox News

Four teenagers were taken to the hospital after suffering gunshot wounds during a graduation house party in Clairton Pennsylvania on Saturday.

Penn State Football: Wading Through James Franklin's Biggest Coaching Challenge of 2019 -  State College News

To walk a mile in James Franklin's Nikes for 2019 we only have to watch practice the other day and witness his interaction with two of the five five-stars he has ...

Mother of Antwon Rose urges students to stay in school following walkout  WPXI Pittsburgh

Less than a week after the man who killed Antwon Rose was acquitted of murder, the teen's mother continues speaking to students about the importance of ...

A tale of two fires: Allegheny County health officials change approach after second fire at US Steel's Clairton plant  PublicSource

After a Dec. 24 fire at U.S. Steel's Clairton Coke Works, Allegheny County Health Department officials discussed internally how to respond. The department ...

Clairton police charge 18 juveniles, one adult after violent protest  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Clairton police have charged 18 juveniles and one adult in connection with a violent protest last month between students and a driver following the acquittal of a ...

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.

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 SHOOTING: Men shoot each other with same gun, leaving one dead  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.

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.

Clairton basketball team back on the court after big brawl  WTAE Pittsburgh

Clairton High School basketball players were back on the court after a huge brawl during a game against Monessen High School that involved about 60 people.

Clairton Bears Historic Winning Streak Comes To End  CBS Pittsburgh

CLAIRTON (KDKA) — It began on Sept. 11, 2009, and it's been a source of pride for Clairton. The Bears' 66-game winning streak is the longest ever in ...

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 ...

Donna Marie Mehle | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Donna Marie Mehle, 67, of Hibbing, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Essentia Health-St. Mary's in Duluth. Donna was born March 3, 1952 in McKeesport ...

Clairton, Monessen School District Sports Programs On 5-Year Probation  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The sports programs in the Clairton and Monessen school districts are on five years' probation.

Fans Cheer On Bears As Clairton Sets Pa. High School Record  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Heinz Field. Playoffs. Tiny Clairton takes aim at their fifth straight WPIAL title, and a Pennsylvania high school record: 60 consecutive ...

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 ...

With Bengals, Tyler Boyd showed the same play-making ability he did at Clairton and Pitt  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

While the Cincinnati Bengals slogged through another disappointing season, Boyd was among their few bright spots right up until a knee injury with three games ...

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 ...

Editorial: To protect Mon Valley, U.S. Steel must change  University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

The Clairton Coke Works plant has a long history of pollution violations. With the health of local residents at stake, U.S. Steel must finally commit to improving the ...

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

Charles LoPresti did not deny that Bryson Koontz drove the car but said his client did not touch the gun that killed Nathan Assad.

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.

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.

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 football player arrested in deadly Baldwin shooting  WPXI Pittsburgh

A second person has been arrested for the deadly shooting in Baldwin on August 15th.

Antwon Rose's mother addresses Woodland Hills students; tells them to stay in school  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Michelle Kenney never thought she'd go back to Woodland Hills High School. She was there frequently while her son, Antwon Rose II, was a student. She took a ...

PSU Football: Lamont Wade submits request to transfer | News, Sports, Jobs  Lock Haven Express

By CORY GIGRER For The Express Lamont Wade came to Penn State as an elite recruit from Clairton, and now the safety is looking to leave after not making m.

High School Football: Giants will collide when Southern meets Clairton in state final  Danville News

By William Bowman. The Daily Item. HERSHEY -- It seems only fitting that Southern Columbia returns to the PIAA Class A title game to face a team that replaced ...

The Interview: Lamont Wade, Part 1  Pittsburgh Sports Now

CLAIRTON — If you travel to Clairton, Pa., a town of just under 6,800 that scales a hill alongside the Monongahela River in southern Allegheny County, you ...

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 ...

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.

Family Of Clairton Man Killed In Fatal Shooting Asking Public For Information  CBS Pittsburgh

A reward is being offered for information about who shot and killed a former Clairton High School football star; KDKA's Ralph Iannotti reports. 3 months ago ...

Game Preview

The Bengals' offense this season has scored TDs on 32 of its 44 trips to the red zone, good for a 72.7 percentage that ranks second in the NFL.

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 ...

Clairton's Tyler Boyd shines in Pennsylvania's victory in Big 33 Classic  Penn Live

Pennsylvania took out Maryland 58-27 Saturday in the Big 33 Football Classic at Hersheypark Stadium.

Bishop Guilfoyle (Pa.) three-peats, finishes with nation's fourth-longest active win streak  USA TODAY High School Sports Bishop Guilfoyle (Altoona, Pa.) ended the 2016 as a three-time state champion and winners of 47 ...

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.

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, ...

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, ...

Aaron Mathews, Lamont Wade and a City Divided  Pittsburgh Sports Now

PITTSBURGH and CLAIRTON, Pa. — Coming into their rivalry battle on Saturday, Pitt and Penn State made very minimal changes to their depth charts this week ...

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 ...

Game Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals

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

“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.

A Son of Football Calls His Mother  New York Times

Born into a football family in a football-first community, Patrick Risha became a star on the gridiron. But after he graduated from Dartmouth, there were signs that ...

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.

Pennsylvania Mr. Football and lineman award nominations being taken

Nominations for Mr. Pennsylvania Football are now being taken. And, this year, nominations for the state's top lineman are also being taken. The Mr. Football ...

Pat Narduzzi gives NCAA transfer portal an icy review  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pat Narduzzi is treating the NCAA's new transfer portal much like he approached the advent of the early signing period in college football — use it to your ...

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 ...

What To Expect From Penn State's Four Early Enrollees  Onward State

Penn State welcomed four new Nittany Lions to campus last weekend for the start of the spring semester. Let's take a closer look at what to expect from Lamont ...

Gerry Dulac Gerry Dulac's report card: Steelers vs. Bengals 10-14-18  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Quarterback: A. Ben Roethlisberger brought the Steelers back in the final 72 seconds on a 77-yard drive to produce the winning touchdown — a 31-yard ...

Bengals receiver Tyler Boyd had drugs in crashed car  WCN (WestminsterCollege Network)

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

Sports Connections | Azar's 1958 kick remains part of Johnstown football lore

Nearly 60 scholastic football seasons have been played since George Azar kicked perhaps the most memorable field goal in Greater Johnstown High School ...

Joe Campus bringing big band sound to Monessen Elks Lodge 773  Tribune-Review

When Tom Salak listened to the toe-tapping sounds of the Joe Campus Band during a show at the Monessen Elks Lodge 773 last summer, he was immediately ...

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 ...

Penn State’s 2018 Breakout Player: Lamont Wade  Black Shoe Diaries

Lamont Wade was already well-known when he arrived on the Penn State campus in January 2017. He was named Pennsylvania Player of the Year by ...

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.

Pittsburgh Steelers Safety Depth Chart Projections  Last Word on Pro Football

With OTAs ongoing and the 2017 season fast approaching, what is the Pittsburgh Steelers safety depth chart poised to look like?

Mike White Pine-Richland turns back North Allegheny, 48-28  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For one of the few times this season, Pine-Richland faced a challenge in a game. They simply ran through it.

Cheyney University faces enrollment, financial problems  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The historically black college in the state system faces declining enrollment and weak finances. Its supporters see decades of underfunding.

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® ...

Penn State recruiting: A look at decommitments under James Franklin and where they are now

Penn State decommitments under James Franklin. Penn State is on a roll on the recruiting trail once again in the 2019 class, vying once again for a top-10 class.

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $188,000 in Scholarships to 178 Pennsylvania High School Seniors  PR Newswire

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With a penchant for business and an unwavering love of animals, Fern L. Schmidt found time for both — often in unique ways. People marveled when her pet ...

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Pitt Football Game 2 Preview: Scouting Penn State  Pittsburgh Sports Now


Sparks fly in national robotics competition  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

CALIFORNIA, Pa. — In one of two the rings set up for the double-elimination competition, two remote-controlled robots faced off. Sparks flew when they clashed, ...

Hilltop Alliance honored with service award at Bravo! Brashear luncheon  South Pittsburgh Reporter

The 99th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon of the Brashear Association was held October 27 at the LaMont Restaurant on Mount Washington. The.

Bengals vs Steelers connections: Cobi Hamilton making an impact for Pittsburgh  Cincy Jungle

The Bengals and Steelers have many connections among them and another one has been added to the Pittsburgh roster since the two teams last met.

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