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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.

Nothing to say

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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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 ...

What's Happening: Week of Feb. 10 | What's Happening  The Almanac

CHILDCARE. Preschool program. Peters Township Recreation Center will offer Love Bugs Preschool Program from 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 14, featuring a craft, games ...

Bethel Park High School teacher writes another original for fall play  The Almanac

The world premiere of “Mystery in a Nutshell” will take place Nov. 8 in the Bethel Park High School auditorium.

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 ...

50 years after Joe Namath's Super Bowl success, WPIAL talent still making a mark throughout NFL ranks  New Pittsburgh Courier

BALTIMORE—During the second week of January 2019, Joe Willie Namath of Beaver Falls High School was acknowledged by several national sports talking ...

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.

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 offers busing for all students  The Almanac

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 families enjoy Breakfast With Santa  The Almanac

Each child at the Breakfast with Santa event in Bethel Park arrived to see his or her name neatly etched onto a blackboard in a newly renovated classroom of ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

Bethel Park changes stagehand policy after parent raises issue of blackened faces  Tribune-Review

Stagehands at Bethel Park's high school switched from blackened faces to black ski masks after a concerned parent contacted the district, said Vicki Flotta, ...

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.

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 ...

School news: Week of July 18  The Almanac

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

Increased police presence at Bethel Park High School after alleged threat  WPXI Pittsburgh

Bethel Park police are investigating an alleged threat that was circulated on social media.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Upgrades to Bethel Park’s school computers to cost $3.1 million  The Almanac

Bethel Park School District is projected to spend roughly $3.1 million over the next five years to keep its technology up-to-date.

Bethel Park serves as setting for high school’s fall play  The Almanac

The typical setting for a Bethel Park High School fall play is along the lines of, say, Sherwood Forest or Never Never Land. This year, it's Bethel Park. The plot of ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Bethel Park student wins state composition contest  The Almanac

The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association has honored senior Garrett Hoffman for his “Where Will I Go?”

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 netter advances to states  The Almanac

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

New coat of paint for old Bethel Park High School  The Almanac

The rehabilitation of the old Bethel Park High School building continues to be a priority for Bill Haberthur.

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 ...

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 ...

NHS inducts 96 new members  Hawk Eye

On Wednesday, April 25, 96 BPHS students were inducted into the National Honors Society. One senior, 19 juniors, and 76 sophomores were among the ...

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 ...

Bethel Park school instituting new security policies after threats found  WPXI Pittsburgh

Bethel Park School District is changing policies, putting in a temporary "backpack ban" and limiting bathroom access at the high school next week.

Bethel Park schools closed Monday as district investigates threats  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Whether the threat is real or not, we take all of them seriously.”

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 ...

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 alumnus returns favor for counselor  The Almanac

One good turn, as Adam Larson will tell you, deserves another.

BP Soccer Association donates two goals  The Almanac

At its March 27 regular meeting, the Bethel Park School Board presented a Certificate of Appreciation to the Bethel Park Soccer Association, for its generous ...

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 ...

Hosko - Winebrenner  The Almanac

The announcement has been made of the engagement of Megan Winebrenner and Jason Hosko.

School news: Week of July 4  The Almanac

Upper St. Clair German teacher Kristin Weaver has been selected to participate in a panel discussion for high school and college students interested in pursuing ...

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.

School news for April 25  The Almanac

Governor's School. Bethel Park High School junior Jerry Varghese was one of 60 Pennsylvania high school students who were accepted to attend the ...

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 ...

Where are they now?  The Almanac

Here is a look at where some of Bethel Park's Championship Boys of Summer are today:

Bethel Park Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees  The Almanac

Bethel Park Hall of Fame inductees reflect on lessons learned from sports during their scholastic playing days that have helped them succeed in life.

Players react to Render's retirement  The Almanac

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

New heart affords Fabus a second chance at life  The Almanac

After heart-transplant surgery, David Fabus of Bethel Park has renewed his vigor for raising funds to find a cure for childhood cancers, including the one that ...

Quick Pix  The Almanac

For the 18th consecutive year, members of the Bethel Park High School Hockey Team spent an afternoon skating with Bethel Park School District special needs ...

Peters Twp. handles Bethel Park, takes section lead  Observer-Reporter

Peters Township won the battle behind the arc and on the glass to take control of Section 3-6A.

Bethel Park High School principal named state's 2014 Principal of the Year  The Almanac

Bethel Park High School Principal Dr. Zeb Jasante was named the state's 2014 Principal of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and ...

HEAT EARLY DISMISSALS: LIVE UPDATES: List of schools dismissing early due to heat  WPXI Pittsburgh

Over two dozen schools have already announced plans to send students home early Wednesday due to high heat and humidity.

People: Week of July 25  The Almanac

Highlighting the accomplishments of local residents.

Bethel Park Music Program: Talent that speaks for itself  Hawk Eye

For the past 88 years, the Bethel Park High School Music Program has produced some of the most talented student musicians in the country. Consistently ...

Bethel Park students welcome German youth choir  The Almanac

In advance of receiving visitors from Germany, students in Bethel Park High School's advanced placement German class prepared for a task that was best ...

Milestone victory adds to glowing resume of Upper St. Clair's Holzer  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

He is highly respected and one of the deans of the basketball coaching ranks in Western Pennsylvania. Dan Holzer, 54, is in his 24th season as coach of the ...

UAlbany's Levi Metheny looking forward to homecoming vs. Pitt  Times Union

Albany. Levi Metheny played his high school football about 10 miles away from Heinz Field, the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Metheny, a Steelers fan, never ...

Fun Faculty Fact Friday: Mr. Allemang wanted to be a priest  Hawk Eye

John Michael Allemang, the English teacher here at BPHS wanted to follow a path other than teaching. Before being the standout teacher he is, he wanted to ...

Careers: Week of March 28  The Almanac

Highlighting the career accomplishments of South Hills residents.

Bethel Park students win awards at Big Data Jam  The Almanac

For the second consecutive year, Bethel Park High School students captured first and second places at the Big Data Jam, sponsored by Pittsburgh Dataworks, ...

Heroin among topics discussed at Bethel Park's first town hall meeting  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

When Bethel Park held its first town hall meeting last week, the topics discussed included parks, stormwater, building codes — and heroin. “Heroin, which was ...

Keystone Chorus marks 60 years of harmonizing  Observer-Reporter

Men of all ages have a standing invitation to attend Keystone Chorus rehearsals, which start at 7:30 each week at Hamilton Presbyterian Church in Bethel Park.

Bethel Park High School to welcome first seven inductees into Alumni Hall of Fame  Tribune-Review

Bethel Park High School has a long tradition of honoring its accomplished athletes in its Hall of Fame, but a basketball game on Friday will mark the beginning of ...

National School Walkout: Western Pennsylvania students walk out of class with others nationwide  WTAE Pittsburgh

The walkout is expected to start at 10 a.m. and last for 17 minutes, one minute for each victim in the Florida shooting.

School District issues letter to parents of Bethel Park H.S. students explaining today's incident  WTAE Pittsburgh

The school district took preventative measures after a threat,, parents have come to school to remove their children from today's school session.

Bethel Park finds a different way to win  The Almanac

A different approach helps the Bethel Park girls' basketball team when other options fail.

Bethel Park football coach draws outpouring of support  The Almanac

An outpouring of support for the Bethel Park football coach led to an overflow crowd at the school board's May 17 committee meeting.

Teacher searching for classic Bethel Park football helmets to display  The Almanac

Teacher searching for classic Bethel Park football helmets to display. {child_byline}Eleanor Bailey{/child_byline}. While cleaning out his attic, Chris Tobias ...

Chromebooks distributed at Bethel Park High School  The Almanac

One of the overriding instructions to Bethel Park High School students: Make sure your Chromebook is powered and ready to go.

Upper St. Clair, Bethel Park students share real-world solutions with manufacturer  The Almanac

An easier-said-than-done catchphrase echoes throughout the world of business and beyond:Think outside the box.

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