Graduation is a mixed bag of emotions for one local high school football player.
In the Mon Valley borough of Charleroi, where most of the steel mills have all closed, a plain brick building still heeds the call “made in America.”
All but one person has been taken into custody, facing charges in connection with an attack on a man outside a local Elks Club in Monessen. It all stems from the fatal shooting of 36-year-old Chris Fincik who was found dead in his home earlier this week.
Police are on the scene of a deadly shooting at a home in Monessen.
Castle Blood beckons the wayward to the eastern flats of Monessen.
Animal advocate Luke Robinson and his pair of great Pyrenees are on a cross country mission.
The Monessen High School football team went to McKeesport where they played Serra Catholic without three of their key players. The unidentified players, ages 15, 16 and 17, were arrested Thursday night after practice when their coaches called police after finding marijuana, heroin and two guns in their lockers.
Authorities are now reporting 47 cases of meningitis linked to a steroid used to treat back pain.
Head coach Tom Nola said the key to victory in Week 4 was to establish an early presence. But Monessen head coach Andy Pacak, like the rest of the WPIAL, has been acutely aware of Clairton and its achievements for some time.
A lot of eyes are going to be on this conference not just because it got tougher, but because the defending champion Clairton Bears enter the new season with four straight district titles, three consecutive PIAA crowns, and a nation-best 47-game winning streak, a WPIAL record, on the line.
Football returns to its roots on Friday nights in western Pennsylvania, and this fall ROOT Sports will return to…well, the roots…of its high school football coverage.
A van crashed into a local doctor’s office in Westmoreland County. At about noon Thursday, the vehicle drove into the waiting room at Dragan Douglas Chiropractors on Grand Boulevard in Monessen.
The good folks of Robinson Township, to say nothing of the rest of the WPIAL, are used to seeing Montour athlete Devin Wilson excel both on the gridiron and in the gym. That versatility has not gone unnoticed on a national level, either.
I lump myself into the camp of writers who genuinely enjoy feedback, and occasionally, like a lot of us, I incorporate it into my work, especially if a reader wants to challenge me on something I wrote.
They lined up in the lobby of Children’s Hospital – doctors, nurses and volunteers – for the autograph of a shoe shine man from Monessen.