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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 baseball coach resigns  The Almanac

Bethel Park baseball head coach Tony Fisher submitted his resignation this week ending a nine-year tenure at the helm of the program at his alma mater.

Here Are Pittsburgh Areas 125 Best High Schools: U.S. News  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Here Are Pgh. Area's 125 Best High Schools - Pittsburgh, PA - Find out here how your local high school compares to others in and around Pittsburgh.

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 ...

Lookback at the NBA first-round draft picks from the WPIAL and City League  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Cam Johnson played basketball at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in the WPIAL and has hopes of being a first-round pick in Thursday's NBA draft. Although ...

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 ...

Knife Confiscated From Bethel Park High School Student  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. BETHEL PARK (KDKA) — The Bethel Park School District says a student brought a knife to school Thursday. In a letter to ...

Arrest Made In Connection To Online Post Threatening Bethel Park High School  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. BETHEL PARK (KDKA) — An arrest has been made in connection to an online post threatening Bethel Park High School.

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 ...

‘Big Brother Is Watching’: Some Bethel Park Students, Parents Opposed To School’s Switch To Hall Pass App  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. BETHEL PARK (KDKA) — Bethel Park High School is switching from paper hall passes to high-tech passes, and some ...

Sprinkler malfunction closes Bethel Park High School  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Administrators canceled classes Wednesday at Bethel Park High School after the sprinkler system malfunctioned, sending water into several classrooms and the ...

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.

‘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 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 ...

Principals: Anti-bullying efforts paying off in Bethel Park  The Almanac

Efforts to curb bullying in Bethel Park School District appear to be working, building principals told the school board March 26.

Cancer doesn't slow Bethel Park athlete Anthony Chiccitt  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Bethel Park High School baseball team had a big game April 29, so junior second baseman Anthony Chiccitt figured his final chemotherapy treatment could ...

Bethel Park hires new football coach  The Almanac

Bethel Park School Board hired longtime assistant coach Brian DeLallo as head coach to replace Jeff Metheny.

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 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 football coach resigns  The Almanac

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

Reporter Update: Suspect In Bethel Park Threat IDed  CBS Pittsburgh

The suspect in the Bethel Park High School threat, 18-year-old Xavier Cisneros, is accused of threatening a school shooting today. More with Meghan Schiller ...

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.

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 ...

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 hires new municipal manager  The Almanac

Bethel Park drafted a career soldier to be its next municipal manager.

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.

Should BPHS have its own therapy dog?  Hawk Eye

On Thursday, May 9, the staff of BPHS brought in 5-year-old golden retriever, Piper. Piper has been a *service* dog for about three years now and was brought to ...

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.

On your feet! Ignite convention brings JoJo Siwa, 'Dance Moms' to Bethel Park Saturday  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Of course, there will be sparkles aplenty when the Ignite Dance Live convention comes to Bethel Park High School on Saturday. But if anyone knows life beyond ...

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 ...

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 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.”.

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 ...

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.

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 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 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 ...

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

Penelope Fejes, 4, and her little sister, Adele, almost 3, bopped around the front patio of Bethel Park High School, incapable of standing still. Each was dressed ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Current, Former Steelers Take On Bethel Park Police In Charity Basketball Game  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. BETHEL PARK (KDKA) — Some current and former Steelers players faced off against a few cops on the court Friday night.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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. Facebook · Twitter · SMS ...

PG Behind the Camera: Dust, dirt and a slide into first  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A simple slide into first base led to an amazing image. Find out how it came to be.

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 ...

YMCA hosts Healthy Kids Day in Bethel Park  The Almanac

Today's youngsters probably aren't all that familiar with the expression “healthy as a horse,” but some of them had the opportunity to meet a fine specimen during ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

PIAA Class 6A girls championship breakdown: Peters Township vs. Garnet Valley  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

By: Chris Harlan Friday, March 22, 2019 | 10:41 AM. 919551_web1_PTR-PTBethelgbb10-010419. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review. Peters Twp.'s ...

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.

Hard-To-Recycle event is May 11 at Pgh. Mills  South Pittsburgh Reporter

The Pennsylvania Resources Council will host the first of its six 2019 Hard-To-Recycle Collection events on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Galleria at ...

Threat prompts Bethel Park High School lockdown  WTAE Pittsburgh

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

School news: Week of July 18  The Almanac

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

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

The approximately 50 German students are being sponsored by the Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, which has a sister church in Germany.

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.

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, ...

Bethel Park native opens personal training facility  The Almanac

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

'Feed the pig’ party raises money toward Bethel Park boy’s wheelchair  The Almanac

Some equally troubling news accompanied the diagnosis of Ryan and Kelly Mangini's infant son, Cooper, with a rare neuromuscular disease.

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 ...

The week's best reads: The human toll, a guide for primaries and a guide for outdoor dining, plus more  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Risk and exposure in the gas lands. A guide for the primary elections. Where you should eat during the summer in Pittsburgh. Here are the week's best reads.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

Review of Big Shot Bob's House of Wings  Hawk Eye

On Monday, March 11, the South Hills welcomed its first Big Shot Bob's restaurant. Located on South Park Road, this chain that started in Avalon, Pa. has ...

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 netter advances to states  The Almanac

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

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 ...

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.

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 netters playing like pros  The Almanac

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

Mike White Mike White's high school sports chat transcript: 2.12.19  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mike White: Good morning. Busy day. Bob Palko new Mt. Lebanon coach. Will meet team later today. WPIAL playoff pairings meeting tonight. You wanna talk?

Players react to Render's retirement  The Almanac

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

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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