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Bethel Park Historical Society

January 22, 2017 by Brenda Mercer Cline (Register to contact)

The Bethel Park Historical Society is a 501 (c) non profit organization located in the Schoolhouse Arts & History Center, 2600 South Park Road. We have rental space, a venue for a small event and memberships available. Find / Follow / Like us on Facebook.

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April 26, 2016 by Douglas Reymer (Register to contact)

I'm a caregiver for some sweet 90 year old parents. Beyond that, my professional life has passed. Perhaps this is what we are raised to do.

heart transplant

April 21, 2016 by Gerald Marcus (Register to contact)

Hello classmates
On march 24 2016 I received a heart transplant At Ohio state Columbus Wexler heart hospital
well now i have news that a 20 yo female donated her heart to me the donor family sent a note to me

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JoJo Siwa takes a bow in her return to Pittsburgh for 'Dance Moms' appearance at Ignite convention  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Nebraska singer/dancer draws a crowd at Bethel Park High School.

School news: Week of April 7 | School News  The Almanac

Highlighting the accomplishments of students and schools in the South Hills.

Knife confiscated from student at Bethel Park High School  WPXI Pittsburgh

BETHEL PARK, Pa. - Bethel Park School District officials said a student brought a knife to the high school on Thursday. According to an email sent to parents, the ...

Teen Facing Multiple Charges For Allegedly Threatening Bethel Park High School  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. BETHEL PARK, Pa. (KDKA) — A Bethel Park teenager faces multiple charges after allegedly threatening to commit a ...

Bethel Park High School To Be Closed Wednesday Because Of Sprinkler Malfunction  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. BETHEL PARK, Pa. (KDKA) – The Bethel Park High School will be closed on Wednesday because of a sprinkler ...

Special day on the ice: Bethel Park high school hockey team skates with children  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Players on the Bethel Park High School varsity hockey team left their sticks and gear behind for a day, trading them instead for the smiles of about 20 special ...

What's Happening: Week of April 14 | What's Happening  The Almanac

CLUBS. The Women's Business Network's mission is to provide personal and professional resources to advance the presence of aspiring and successful ...

‘Threat days’ becoming a trend in Bethel Park School District  The Almanac

Bethel Park has seen a few school cancellations this year, but they aren't snow days. Instead, they're threat days.

Bethel Park to revamp high school’s HVAC system  The Almanac

The Bethel Park High School building is only six years old, but school officials are already planning an extensive upgrade.

Bethel Park High School Teacher Accused Of Sending Sexual Pictures Faces Judge  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Bethel Park High School teacher accused of sending sexually explicit messages to an ...

Bethel Park High School teacher arrested for unlawful contact with a minor  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Bethel Park High School teacher was arrested and charged Friday after authorities said he exposed himself to an undercover police officer he believed to be a ...

Bethel Park offers busing for all students  The Almanac

Bethel Park School District will start busing children who are within walking distance of their schools.

School active shooter training at Bethel Park High School has police firing blank rounds  WTAE Pittsburgh

Police officials say they will be firing off blank rounds during active shooter training at a suburban Pittsburgh high school to expose students to the sound of ...

Bethel Park football coach resigns  The Almanac

After 25 seasons at the helm, Jeff Metheny resigns as Bethel Park High School football coach.

Bethel Park High School plans active shooter training on Thursday  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bethel Park High School will hold active shooter training for students and staff on Thursday. School police and staff will conduct the drill using ALICE (Alert ...

What's Happening: Week of March 31 | What's Happening  The Almanac

CLUBS. WBN. Women's Business Network South Chapters will hold the following meetings: McMurray Chapter, 8:30 a.m. April 3 at The Bowling Alley at the ...

Man accused of assaulting his 9-year-old son at youth wrestling tournament in Bethel Park  WTAE Pittsburgh

Police have charged a 30-year-old man after he allegedly assaulted his 9-year-old son during a youth wrestling tournament at Bethel Park High School.

Cost for high school HVAC project $1.9 million  The Almanac

It will cost about $1.9 million to revamp the air conditioning system to the 7-year-old Bethel Park High School building.

April Brucker to be inducted into Bethel Park High School Hall of Fame  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Nearly 16 years after graduating from Bethel Park High School, actress, comedian, ventriloquist and author April Brucker will be inducted into the school's Great ...

Bethel Park School District cancels Friday classes after threat  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Bethel Park School District has canceled all classes and activities on Friday because of threatening graffiti found in a school bathroom. Officials found ...

Nice on the ice: Bethel Park hockey players continue annual tradition  The Almanac

Talk about a hectic morning. “I was actually just in Hershey about three hours ago,” Connor Price said, “and I drove home so I could be here for the skate.”.

Blanks used as part of active shooter drill at Bethel Park High School  The Almanac

An active shooter drill conducted Sept. 13 at Bethel Park High School included the sounds of gunshots reverberating through the building.

District judge honors Bethel Park, Upper St. Clair citizens of the year  The Almanac

Sam Gaetano, Becky Luzier and Tom O'Brien have been named Citizens of the Year by Ronald Arnoni.

Bethel Park School District expands its police department  WPXI Pittsburgh

BETHEL PARK, Pa. - Gun violence in schools is a reality parents and districts are now forced to grapple with, especially after the shooting in Parkland, Florida ...

BP board member advocates for tougher punishment on student threats  The Almanac

Threats have caused major disruptions in Bethel Park School District and one school board member thinks it should lead to serious consequences for the ...

School bus option mulled for some Bethel Park students  The Almanac

Children in Bethel Park who walk to school might soon have the option to take the bus.

Bethel Park teacher attends advanced seminar on the Holocaust  The Almanac

When Leigh Ann Totty attended a 2008 summer seminar on the Holocaust at Columbia University in New York City, she became an Alfred Lerner Fellow.

Bethel Park preps for possible lawsuit over hillside project  The Almanac

The engineering firm that worked on repairing the hillside slip at Bethel Park High School may also give expert testimony if the school district decides to sue the ...

Students launch marketing initiative on behalf of Bethel Park Recreation  The Almanac

High School students Julia Casaldi, Amber Simeone and Makayla Yee placed second in a state competition for their project.

Bethel Park inducts 7 into Hall of Fame  The Almanac

Bethel Park inducts seven new members into its athletic Hall of Fame.

Parents Upset Over Active Shooter Drill Done ‘To Expose Students To Sound Of Gunfire’  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. BETHEL PARK (KDKA) — At Bethel Park High School on Thursday, an active shooter drill is scheduled to get underway ...

Bethel Park graduate makes mark as ventriloquist  The Almanac

Take an entrepreneur turned entertainer turned politician, change one letter of his surname, and you get what Bethel Park native April Brucker came up with ...

Bethel Park band ready to celebrate 20 years together  The Almanac

The members of Day One have been playing as a quartet since 1999 and plan an anniversary show in April.

BP inducts six into Great Alumni Hall of Fame  The Almanac

The Bethel Park Great Alumni Hall of Fame will induct six new members as its Class of 2019 on Jan. 25 at the halftime of the Bethel Park/Peters Township Boys.

BPSD saves money with help of radio enthusiast  The Almanac

Bethel Park High School Senior Blake Hagerty is an amateur radio enthusiast, and his hobby helped the school district with the purchase of new portable radios ...

One win away: Peters Township downs Bethel Park, returns to The Pete  Observer-Reporter

Peters Township downs rival Bethel Park to return to the Petersen Events Center for the WPIAL Class 6A Championship.

Bethel Park students’ 3D-printed honeycombs help cause of bees  The Almanac

High school science teacher Alex Winschel wants to curtail the population decline of the vital insects.

Blanks to be fired during active shooter drill at local school  WPXI Pittsburgh

Active shooter training will be conducted Thursday at Bethel Park High School, and students will be exposed to the sound of gunfire, according to a letter to ...

Some people living in Bethel Park are afraid they'll lose their residential zoning  WPXI Pittsburgh

Bethel Park continues to grow, but there's one thing people living in one development say they don't need.

BACK TO SCHOOL PITTSBURGH: School districts respond to complaints, reports of hot classrooms  WPXI Pittsburgh

Two local school districts are responding after getting complaints about the heat in classrooms.

Police say man hit 9-year-old relative after child's wrestling match  WPXI Pittsburgh

BETHEL PARK, Pa. - Police say a man at a youth wrestling tournament in Bethel Park went too far when he assaulted his own family member. Thirty-year-old ...

New garbage contract will bring changes to Bethel Park  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bethel Park Council at its Monday meeting unanimously approved a five-year $11.6 million garbage and recycling contract with Waste Management that will ...

Glory Days: Bethel Park recalls its state baseball championship team  The Almanac

Members of the 1988 Bethel Park PIAA championship that returned for a reunion included from left: (front) Jim Grady, Tim Rickenbaugh, Frank Cararie, Chris ...

Bethel Park students learn about making honeycombs for active beehive  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Students in Alex Winschel's honors biology class at Bethel Park High School recently designed and constructed honeycombs to be used in an actual beehive at ...

1958 classmates gather in renovated former Bethel Park school  The Almanac

During their recent get together, Class of 1958 members were able to have a firsthand look at all the improvements that have taken place over the past two years ...

Mike White: Bethel Park's Jeff Metheny belongs among best WPIAL football coaches  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The voice is unmistakable. If you closed your eyes and listened, you'd swear Nick Nolte has been coaching football at Bethel Park High School for the past ...

Xavier Cisneros  The Almanac

An 18-year-old man is accused of making threats against Bethel Park High School and its principal in multiple anonymous emails.

Jurisdiction may change in Bethel Park teacher internet sex case  Observer-Reporter

The preliminary hearing for the Bethel Park teacher accused in an internet sex case was continued because it may now be prosecuted in Allegheny County ...

Bethel Park School District cancels school Friday in response to threat  WTAE Pittsburgh

Bethel Park School District canceled all classes Friday in response to a threat. Advertisement. The district said if the person responsible for writing the ...

Two Bethel Park High School students facing felony charges accused of making threats of violence  WTAE Pittsburgh

According to the district, an investigation was immediately initiated and the threats were found to be substantiated.

Pink flamingos brighten Bethel Park Community Day  The Almanac

If a flock of pink flamingos shows up near your door, thank the Bethel Park High School girls' volleyball team.

Bethel Park grad excited about Heinz Field homecoming  The Almanac

Levi Metheny anticipates being anxious shortly before kickoff at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 1 when he steps onto the turf at Heinz Field as the University of Pittsburgh plays ...

Crew strikes gas line in Bethel Park, causing pipeline to erupt in flames  The Almanac

A construction crew working to relocate a water line in Bethel Park accidentally struck a 4-inch gas distribution line early Oct. 3, causing the pipeline to erupt in ...

BP Rotary Student of the Month for January  The Almanac

(PIC – bprotarysom_jan_kiesling) Bethel Park High School junior Alexis Kiesling was named the January Rotary Student of the Month by the Rotary Club of ...

Bethel Park Light-Up Night welcomes Santa  The Almanac

They were rockin' and singin' around the Christmas Tree when Bethel Park welcomed Santa Claus on Nov. 27 during its annual Light-up Night at the community ...

Community lends hand to help flooded Bethel Park horse farm  The Almanac

As has been the case in many such circumstances arising from the June 20 flooding, help is on the way for a Bethel Park horse farm.

VIDEO: Steelers WR Juju Smith-Schuster joins HS cheerleaders, band on sideline  USA TODAY High School Sports

Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was a fan favorite and clearly enjoyed himself at a Bethel Park High School football game.

Bethel Park buys five new school buses, computer equipment  The Almanac

Bethel Park School Board agreed to buy five new school buses and several computers during its April 24 meeting.

Open Water  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

At 16, depression and gender dysphoria nearly broke Colby Love. Now, he's back in the pool — and his story isn't over.

Fun Faculty Fact Friday: BP's AP played in the NFL  Hawk Eye

21 October 2006: Pitt quarterback Tyler Palko and center Joe Villani point at defenders. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights defeated the Pitt Panthers 20-10 on October ...

Upper St. Clair survives Bethel Park scare, 68-64  The Almanac

Tanner Gensler fires in 39 as Upper St. Clair holds off Bethel Park, 68-64, and remains undefeated in boys' basketball.

School news: Week of July 18  The Almanac

Highlighting the accomplishments of schools in the South Hills and their students.

Darkened faces for stage crew a no-go in Bethel Park’s high school musicals  The Almanac

Student stage crew members will no longer darken their faces during school plays and musicals at Bethel Park.

Woodland Hills marching band reportedly targeted with racial slurs  WPXI Pittsburgh

Bethel Park High School leaders are investigating after students allegedly used racial slurs toward the Woodland Hills High School marching band.

Look for iconic Pontiac at Rev ’Em Up for Kids Car Cruise  The Almanac

Among the vehicles that will be on display at the ninth annual Pasta Too Rev 'Em Up for Kids Car Cruise, Jim Gastgeb's 1977 Firebird Trans Am might stand out ...

Bethel Park native opens personal training facility  The Almanac

Abby McCormick is the personal trainer behind the new OPEX gym in Bethel Park.

Bethel Park students hope to take part in National School Walkout on April 20  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The board is expected to vote April 17 on whether to allow high school students to participate in the National School Walkout.

Bethel Park netter advances to states  The Almanac

Bethel Park freshman finishes third in the WPIAL and advances to the PIAA tennis singles tournament.

BETHEL PARK THREAT: Bethel Park School District alerting parents about two separate security incidents  WPXI Pittsburgh

Bethel Park School District is alerting parents about two separate security incidents. Two Bethel Park High School students told a police officer that a student ...

Threat prompts Bethel Park High School lockdown  WTAE Pittsburgh

An "unsubstantiated threat" prompted a lockdown Thursday afternoon at Bethel Park High School, according to a district spokeswoman.

Harriers ready for WPIAL cross country championships  The Almanac

While many of the high school cross country runners have competed at Roadman Park on the California University of Pennsylvania campus several times this ...

Bethel Park grad is behind a balloon-in-belly device that treats obesity  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Seventeen years ago, Shantanu Gaur, a freshman at Bethel Park High School, sat in his former middle school principal's office to be nominated for an ...

Council agrees to bring fireworks back to Bethel Park  The Almanac

Bethel Park will bring back fireworks and a Fourth of July celebration, albeit a few days early this year. The municipality is planning an event June 30 at ...

Singers from Germany visit Bethel Park High School  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bethel Park High School juniors and seniors were able to participate in an out-of-the-classroom learning experience when members of the Schmetterlinge choir ...

'Annie Get Your Gun'  The Almanac

Bethel Park High School will stage the musical “Annie Get Your Gun” at 7:30 p.m. March 13-16, in the high school auditorium at 309 Church Road. All tickets are ...

Athlete of the Week: Sean McGowan  Hawk Eye

Junior Sean McGowan is a well-known athlete here at Bethel Park. McGowan plays both varsity football and baseball for the Hawks. Under the Friday night ...

Students, school districts gear up for new year  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Changes abound in local districts as the new school year gets underway. Some districts have new leadership, while others have implemented new academic ...

Holocaust survivor speaks at Bethel Park High School  The Almanac

Howard Chandler, 89, tells of the horrors he and his family faced in Poland during World War II.

Bethel Park voters to decide on changes to home rule charter  The Almanac

Bethel Park voters will once again decide on potential changes to the home rule charter when they head to the polls in the Nov. 6 general election.

USC, Mt. Lebanon on collision course  The Almanac

Upper St. Clair hosts Mt. Lebanon at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15 in battle between section basketball rivals.

Bethel Park inducts new class into Hall of Fame  The Almanac

Bethel Park will induct seven new members into its athletic hall of fame on Dec. 22. While the enshrinement ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria, the ...

Libell vaults to new heights at Bethel Park  The Almanac

Rebecca Libell setting new standards and winning invitionals in pole vault at Bethel Park. Hopes to captures championships at WPIAL and PIAA finals.

Bethel wins big at DECA State Conference  Hawk Eye

This past weekend, BP DECA students won big at the State Conference in Hershey, PA. The students who qualified at States will move on to Nationals in ...

Student of the Week: Luke Surunis  Hawk Eye

Name? Luke Surunis Grade? 12 Favorite teacher? class? Mr. Bouch/Honors American Government Favorite color? Yellow Favorite season? Fall Zodiac sign?

Bethel Park alumnus Rick Sebak shares memories with today’s students  The Almanac

When WQED-TV personality and Bethel Park native Rick Sebak returned to live in his hometown, his daily routine included breakfast at a local restaurant, where ...

Bethel Park netters playing like pros  The Almanac

Bethel Park boys' volleyball team learning, growing and loving the game as they chalk up the victories.

A memorable evening at Bethel Park High School Christmas music program  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

On a cold Friday, we went to Bethel Park High School to attend a Christmas music program. We were ushered to the magnificent auditorium for chorus music.

The week's best reads: A swimmer's comeback, secrets stolen 'in the dark of night,' and more  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gender dysphoria and depression can't keep Colby Love out of the pool. EQT's secrets stolen 'in the dark of night.' Coach vs. cancer. Here are the week's best ...

BP figure skaters medal  The Almanac

Four Bethel Park students collectively earned eight medals during the 2018 High School National Figure Skating Championships held in Chicago.

Girl Scouts  The Almanac

Staff writer Harry Funk, a professional journalist for three-plus decades, has been on the staff of The Almanac since 2015. He has a bachelor's degree in ...

Players react to Render's retirement  The Almanac

Upper St. Clair football coach's retirement draws reaction from former players.

Competitive cheer goes back-to-back  Hawk Eye

On January 5, Hempfield Area High School hosted the 7th annual WPIAL Competitive Spirit Championships. The Bethel Park competitive cheer squad came out ...

Bethel Park students to perform teacher-written play about 1927 robbery in their hometown  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bethel Park High School is taking a decidedly local turn this year with its fall play, offering a fictionalized account of what is believed to be the first armored car ...

Milestone moments for coaches  The Almanac

Football coaches Jim Render of Upper St. Clair and Jeff Metheny from Bethel Park reached personal milestones in their careers on Aug. 31.

Wholey ready for the next chapter at CMU  The Almanac

Connor Wholey takes next step in his career. Will attend Carnegie Mellon and play football after receiving Ken Waldie Memorial Award.

Bethel Park High School student wins statewide composition contest  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Garrett Hoffman has been writing songs since he was in elementary school. Next month, one of his compositions, which won a statewide contest, will be ...

New senior living community opens in Bethel Park  The Almanac

Bethel Park and Artis Senior Living dignitaries cut the ribbon recently to open the new Artis Senior Living of the South Hills community at 1001 Higbee Drive in ...

Bethel Park council moves ahead with parks improvement projects  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bethel Park council has given the go-ahead to several parks improvement projects that will continue throughout the summer. Council on Monday approved a ...

Bethettes still kicking their heels after 60 years  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Nothing much has changed in the last 60 years when it comes to Bethel Park High School's Bethettes. The group performs and marches with the band during ...

Athlete of the Week: Olivia Westphal  Hawk Eye

Olivia Westphal is a sophomore here at BPHS. This is her second year of being a starter on the girls varsity basketball team. She has accomplished great things ...

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