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  1. High school football notebook: Central Catholic senior eyes record just for kicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... for 3,726 in 2010, North Allegheny's Mack Leftwich (3,331 in 2012) and Seton-LaSalle's Bill Stull (3,310 in 2004). Clairton's offensive statistics have been surreal this season, as the Bears average 67 points a game, but Clairton's defense also has ...


  2. Pennsylvania releases 2013-14 school performance profilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... brought up the bottom of the list, with small increases from 2012-13 to 2013-14 at their schools in most cases. Clairton Middle/High School increased from 58.2 to 62.6, and Clairton Elementary from 57.4 to 59.3 In McKeesport Area, it was a mixed bag ...


  3. A high school football team in Pennsylvania is averaging 67 points per game? Yes, really.Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Morning Call

    Clairton looks like a team capable of getting to Hershey for a state title game just like Liberty in 2008. ORG XMIT: NGM_0KBUAZXR HERSHEY -- Clairton looks like a team capable of getting to Hershey for a state title game just like Liberty in 2008.


  4. Newcomer helped spur council conversation on air qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 |

    ... around 2:30 a.m., forcing her to shut the windows. She later learned it came from the U.S. Steel coke works in Clairton, about 15 miles away. "The only thing awake at 2:30 in the morning is U.S. Steel," Ms. Handley said Thursday afternoon at a ...


  5. Storytelling: Grandma's chicken hands were scent from heavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... The nose knows what you need at those moments. And, oh, how it knows! Today I smelled my Polish, pierogi-making, Clairton grandmother. It's wasn't the scene of Chanel No. 5 that brought her back. She couldn't afford "fancy schmancy" perfumes. It ...


  6. Varsity Notes: Perfection spreads around WPIALRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Jefferson in AAA, South Fayette, Aliquippa, Washington and Highlands in AA and Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, Clairton, Neshannock and Beth-Center in Class A. DiNucci, who led the WPIAL in passing yardage during the regular season, made a verbal ...


  7. Ramsa offense a concern to GatewayRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | O-R Online

    ... do that all the time and that's what we're afraid of.” Nola surprised many when he jumped from Class A power Clairton to Gateway, which dropped to Class AAA this year. The results have been mixed after the Gators started 0-3 and have averaged ...


  8. Police rounding up 2 dozen suspected drug dealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WPXI

    The Clairton Police Department is in the process of serving about two dozen arrest warrants for people accused of selling street-level amounts of drugs. As of 11:30 a.m., Channel 11's Timyka Artist reported at least five of the suspects were in police custody.


  9. Pine-Richland, Central Valley among top seeds as WPIAL football brackets are releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 |

    ... since 1991. Notes: We're not sure which criteria the committee used to hand North Catholic the No. 1 nod over Clairton, but being the defending WPIAL and state champs certainly helps. NC will open with 16-seed Avella and could get Beth-Center in the ...


  10. Pine-Richland, Penn-Trafford 1-2 in Class AAAA football playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... was some debate on whether South Fayette and North Catholic should be the No. 1 seeds ahead of Aliquippa (AA) and Clairton (A), who have crushed all of their opponents. But South Fayette and North Catholic are defending champions and that was a ...


  11. Lower classifications present 1-2 dilemma in playoff seedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... In Class AA, second-ranked Aliquippa has outscored opponents by an average of 51-10. In Class A, second-ranked Clairton is averaging 67 points a game and giving up three. When deciding seedings in the past, the WPIAL football committee has sometimes ...


  12. Class A roundup: Clairton finishes undefeatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 |

    Quarterback Ryan Williams completed 12 of 20 passes for 293 yards and four touchdowns while Lamont Wade rushed 9 times for 116 yards and two more scores as the No. 2 Clairton Bears defeated Leechburg, 54-6, and completed a 9-0 season with an 8-0 Eastern Conference mark.


  13. Pennsylvania high school football week 9 rankings: Class ARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 |

    ... no further than Nos. 1-2. Defending PIAA champ North Catholic has allowed just 13 points in the last three weeks. Clairton, meanwhile, seems fully prepared to run down a ridiculous national record. With the all-time mark for points scored in a ...


  14. Teen charged with School Bomb Threat HoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh's Action News 4's Michelle Wright has the latest on the arrest of Clairton teen in the school bomb threats at several schools. IF PARENTS CHOOSE TO KEEP KIDS AT HOME TODAY, THAT ABSENCE IS EXCUSED.


  15. 14-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With Bomb Threats Made To SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... live and local programming, 7-days [...] PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Pittsburgh Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy from Clairton in connection with several bomb threats made against local schools. Police say the juvenile faces 33 counts of felony ...


  16. 35th House District: Gergely deserves re-election over a no-showRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 |

    ... interview. He spoke knowledgeably and comprehensively about key issues confronting the state and District 35 - Clairton, Duquesne, Lincoln, McKeesport, White Oak, Versailles, South Versailles, Whitaker, Munhall and part of West Mifflin. Mr. Gergely ...


  17. Pennsylvania Legislature approves Act 47 overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 |

    The state Legislature has approved a bill that would overhaul the state law governing financially distressed municipalities -- a category that includes Pittsburgh, as well as a number of Mon Valley communities such as Clairton, Braddock, Rankin and Duquesne. Pittsburgh officials had been unhappy with the bill because they said it would not afford them the opportunity to increase its local services tax, as other Act 47 communities would be permitted to do.


  18. Rankin Bridge: A favorite route to KennywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Valley highway bridges. The Rankin, Mansfield and Elizabeth bridges all opened in 1951. The McKeesport-Duquesne and Clairton-Glassport bridges debuted in 1928 to rave reviews, according to an article in the Duquesne Times: "McKeesport, Glassport and ...


  19. Pennsylvania high school football week 7 rankings: Class ARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 |

    The skinny: We'll start at the bottom of our Top 10 where Jeannette was demoted one spot after being on the wrong side a 56-14 game to No. 2 Clairton.


  20. Larry Walsh on biking: Collecting a pennies a pays offRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 |

    The Friends of the Montour Trail, individual organizations formed in the communities the trail passes through, decided years ago to began with the basics of fundraising - pennies. A penny here, a penny there and soon they help to pay for a variety of improvements to the popular trail that begins near Coraopolis and, when completed, will extend 46 miles to Clairton.


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