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'Violence creates hate': Local student essays recognized during Martin Luther King banquet Sunday  The Times

CENTER TWP. — Martin Luther King Jr. influenced innumerable people during his 39 years of life, and even more to this day. But perhaps most notable is how ...



Making It Official: High school football stars ink letters of intent on signing day  The Times

Aliquippa's M.J. Devonshire signed with Kentucky Wednesday morning, but he wasn't the only local athlete to put pen to paper. Here's a rundown of all the local ...



Aliquippa native seeking state Senate seat  The Times

Among the three Democrats vying to be the party's candidate in the 37th state Senate District special election on April 2 is an Aliquippa High School graduate.



DOROTHY M.(MIHALIK) BORATO  The Intelligencer

Dorothy M. (Mihalik) Borato Industry Dorothy M. (Mihalik) Borato, of Industry, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at the Beneva Lakes Healthcare and ...



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 ...



Pitt is it…but Duquesne used to be the best  New Pittsburgh Courier

10—For some of you youngsters who have a hard time finding the Palumbo Center…1304 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15282…Allow me to remind you of days ...



Ann Craig Ludwig, 82 – Ellwood City, PA news  EllwoodCity.org

Ann Craig Ludwig, 82, of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, died January 28, 2019, in her Ellwood City home, following a brief period of failing health, surrounded by ...



JuJu Smith-Schuster surprises Aliquippa football team with care package  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

JuJu Smith-Schuster wants Aliquippa football players to look and feel good as they go for the PIAA Class 3A championship this weekend. The Steelers receiver ...



Mike Warfield guides Aliquippa to a dominating season in his first year  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mike Warfield grew up in Aliquippa, graduated from Aliquippa High School and played quarterback for the Quips. He is more than three decades removed from ...



After upheaval, legendary Aliquippa hires its first black football coach  The Undefeated

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — At the winningest high school program in the football mother lode that is western Pennsylvania, a team that has produced multiple NFL Hall ...



Aliquippa's Mike Warfield breathing new life into winning football program  The Times

If you want to know just how well Mike Warfield has been received by his new team at Aliquippa, just ask the players about practice. Yes, practice, the thing that ...



Will Gipson, standout Aliquippa wide receiver, commits to Pitt  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pitt football program won't wrap up a recruiting class without a WPIAL player for, as far back as anyone can remember, the first time ever. And a standout ...



National Signing Day nets 27 players for Rock football  SRU The Online Rocket

Having players who set the program's single-season rushing record or lead all of the NCAA in career sacks are vital pieces in building a collegiate football ...



Aliquippa and Derry come from different worlds, in terms of tradition  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In terms of tradition, it's hard to think of a WPIAL football championship quite like Saturday's Class 3A final. Aliquippa vs. Derry. If it was college, it would be like ...



Rachael DelTondo death: A timeline of events leading up to murder of teacher  CBS News

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. – Investigators are trying to untangle the series of events leading up to the murder of 33-year old teacher Rachael DelTondo of Aliquippa.



Why Mike Zmijanac's firing at Aliquippa shouldn't be a surprise  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The news of Aliquippa High School removing Mike Zmijanac as football coach was met with disbelief by many in the world of Western Pennsylvania sports, high ...



Lincoln Park overtakes Quips in second half, wins in OT  The Times

ALIQUIPPA— On a raucous night at Aliquippa, Lincoln Park faced boatloads of adversity and pulled through.After falling down by 10 points at halftime, and by ...



Boys Athlete of the Week: Aliquippa's Avante McKenzie shines in first playoff victory  The Times

ALIQUIPPA — Since the beginning of the Mike Warfield era at Aliquippa High School it has been no secret that the 'Quips like to pass the ball.Senior ...



New head football coach at Pittsburgh-area power Aliquippa is a state trooper  USA TODAY High School Sports

Here's something you don't see everyday: The new football coach at Aliquippa High in Western Pennsylvania will spend more time in uniform each day than his ...



State Champs: PSN Sits Down with the Aliquippa Quips  Pittsburgh Sports Now

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — Alan Saunders and Mike Vukovcan of Pittsburgh Sports Now traveled to Aliquippa High School on Wednesday and spoke with four members ...



Aliquippa school board votes out longtime football coach Mike Zmijanac  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The man who has won more games than all but a dozen coaches in WPIAL football history hoped to collect another giant victory Wednesday night, but the venue ...



Aliquippa holds off Sewickley Academy in nonsection nail-biter  The Times

ALIQUIPPA – A lot could have gone wrong for the Aliquippa boys basketball team on Wednesday night as they took on Sewickley Academy.There could have ...



Aliquippa assistant police chief faces additional felony charge  The Times

ALIQUIPPA — The city's assistant police chief faces additional legal trouble after Beaver County detectives filed a felony charge of intercepting communications ...



State Sen. Camera Bartolotta only Republican expected at Aliquippa candidates forum  The Times

ALIQUIPPA — State Sen. Camera Bartolotta is the only Republican who has agreed to appear at the candidates forum at Aliquippa High School on Friday, ...



Gino Piroli: Sad passing of family and friends  The Times

It's been a while since I sat down to write a column and in the intervening period I've gone through a number of experiences: trips to the emergency room, ...



Former Aliquippa player Mike Warfield succeeds Mike Zmijanac as coach  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The new Aliquippa High School football coach will be a former Aliquippa player, but it won't be Sean Gilbert. Mike Warfield agreed Monday night to become the ...



RACHAEL DELTONDO LIVE UPDATES: Acting chief removes Aliquippa police from DelTondo investigation  WPXI Pittsburgh

UPDATE 6/14: Acting Police Chief Robert Sealock recuses the Aliquippa Police Department from the DelTondo investigation.



Was Aliquippa murder victim set to testify to grand jury? DA responds as homicide investigation continues  WTAE Pittsburgh

A second search warrant is requesting location information from a phone belonging to a young man who had a romantic interest in Rachael DelTondo, who was ...



Woman shot, killed in her mom's driveway on Mother's Day  Springfield News Sun

Rachael DelTondo, 32, was shot to death in her mother's driveway late Sunday in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, police said.



PSN Goes One-On-One With Aliquippa WR, Pitt Commit Will Gipson  Pittsburgh Sports Now

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — With the first National Signing Day less than one week away, Pitt has just one commit from the WPIAL, and Mike Vukovcan of Pittsburgh ...



Aliquippa to vote on replacing Mike Zmijanac as football coach  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mike Zmijanac is one of the most successful coaches in the history of WPIAL football, winning numerous titles and bringing national attention to the Aliquippa ...



Aliquippa cop faces felony charges, accused of sending inappropriate video to teen  The Times

ALIQUIPPA — Felony charges have been filed against the assistant chief of the Aliquippa Police Department after investigators learned he sent a text message ...



Former NFL stars, Shell officials announce donation in honor of DiMantae Bronaugh  The Times

The athletic field house at Aliquippa High School will receive much needed updates thanks to a donation made to memorialize football player DiMantae ...



ANTHONY (TONY) NATHANIEL INGRAM  Bucks County Courier Times

Anthony (Tony) Nathaniel Ingram, passed away on January 1, 2019. Born March 21, 1969, he was the son of the late Betty Ingram and Nathaniel Theodore ...



OMEGA DAVIS  Bucks County Courier Times

Omega C. Davis quietly departed this life Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at Heritage Valley Medical System in Sewickley, Pa. Omega Davis, daughter of the late ...



Central Valley QB coach Mike Warfield replaces Mike Zmijanac as Aliquippa coach  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Warfield, 48, was a volunteer assistant under Zmijanac for a few seasons. He has been the quarterbacks coach at Central Valley High School the past four ...



Peer testifies against defendant in Aliquippa double-homicide trial  The Times

BEAVER — A former Aliquippa High School student testified he witnessed the planning of a robbery-turned-homicide and spoke to the alleged shooter moments ...



Aliquippa relics bring back memories of its amazing past  Timesonline.com

The history of Aliquippa is one of my favorite subjects to write about -- and for good reason. On average, I receive more reader questions and comments about ...



Former Aliquippa football star Sean Gilbert a finalist to be new coach  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Aliquippa High School is close to hiring a replacement for football coach Mike Zmijanac, and one of the finalists is Sean Gilbert, one of Aliquippa's all-time greats ...



Aliquippa officials name interim police chief  The Times

An acting police chief has been officially named amid a shake-up at the Aliquippa Police Department.



Police seek Facebook data in Aliquippa teacher's slaying  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Authorities are examining the Facebook accounts of three people who are connected to slain Aliquippa teacher Rachael DelTondo as part of the ongoing ...



#24STRONG: Aliquippa High School football player DiMantae Bronaugh dies after long battle with leukemia  WTAE Pittsburgh

DiMantae Bronaugh fought leukemia with the same toughness that he played football. The Aliquippa High School student's death after a long battle is prompting ...



Candidates forum includes possible Bernstine challenger  The Times

A community group has scheduled a candidates forum at Aliquippa High School next month, including Democratic lieutenant governor nominee John Fetterman ...



Aliquippa community group to host football stadium fundraiser  Timesonline.com

ALIQUIPPA -- Aliquippa High School's Carl A. Aschman Memorial Stadium hasn't changed much since its construction 80 years ago, but a community group has ...



Power Five commitment recap: Nov. 24-30  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is less than one month away and some of the most talented prospects in the 2019 recruiting cycle are announcing ...



Aliquippa football 2018: Quips say it's 'Hershey or bust' even with new coach Mike Warfield  Ellwood City Ledger

The coach is different, but the goals stay the same at Aliquippa. Mike Warfield, a former Aliquippa graduate and Central Valley assistant, takes over for Mike ...



Playing Through the Whistle: The story of steel, football and American town Aliquippa  Sports Illustrated

Once the steel mill closed, the only source of pride in Aliquippa, Pa., was high school football. But could even star players survive the town's descent into drugs ...



NAACP banquet charges attendees to take a stand  The Times

ALIQUIPPA — Take a stand. That was the theme of Saturday night's banquet for the Beaver County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of ...



JOSEPH R. PALERMO  Bucks County Courier Times

Joseph R. Palermo, 64, of Aliquippa, passed away Monday, November 5, 2018, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born October 13, 1954, in Aliquippa, ...



Two Pa. high school football players charged in drug-deal killing  PennLive.com

The players face charges of homicide, robbery and conspiracy in connection with the killing of a 16-year-old boy.



Ringgold (PA) hires legendary Aliquippa coach Mike Zmijanac as new head coach  High School Football America

After being ousted after 21 successful years at Aliquippa, Mike Zmijanac is the new head football coach at Ringgold. Zmijanac was 237-36 with six WPIAL titles ...



Both sides rest in Aliquippa double-homicide trial  The Times

BEAVER — When questioned about inconsistencies in his testimony, a witness to a double homicide affirmed he was a witness and not a party to the crime.



Aliquippa School District, community group accepting donations to fix up The Pit  Timesonline.com

ALIQUIPPA -- Aliquippa High School's 79-year-old Carl A. Aschman Memorial Stadium overlooks the city's downtown from its hillside perch just below Aliquippa ...



Autopsy photos shown in Aliquippa double-homicide trial  The Times

BEAVER — Graphic autopsy photos, for the first time in the case of an Aliquippa double homicide, were shown in open court Thursday. The images were ...



The Economics of Aliquippa, PA, and the Evolution of SL Price  RealClearMarkets

Memory need not deceive, but it is mercifully selective”– C.J. Maloney, Back to the Land In 1983 All the Right Moves, a film about a high school football team ...



Former high school football player sentenced for double murder  WPXI Pittsburgh

A Beaver County teenager was sentenced to decades in prison Tuesday for his September conviction for setting up a 2016 robbery that ended with two teens ...



Aliquippa's schools face the same problems as the city  Timesonline.com

ALIQUIPPA -- Superintendent David Wytiaz was waxing on about the good things in the school district on a recent Wednesday."I actually love what I'm doing," ...



Football roots run deep from Aliquippa to Super Bowl  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

New England superstar cornerback Darrelle Revis is the latest football player to carry the torch for former mill town.



Aliquippa will miss Coach Mike Zmijanac  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A sin was committed Feb. 21 in Beaver County. One of the finest people, not only a coach but a true gentleman, was let go as football coach from Aliquippa High ...



WPIAL football teams are branching out of state for 2018 season openers  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Nine WPIAL teams are playing out-of-state opponents on the opening weekend of the season, including Pine-Richland against the No. 1 team in the country.



For coach Mike Zmijanac, it was Aliquippa or war  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

S.L. Price's new book on Aliquippa, “Playing Through the Whistle,” takes a deep dive into the career of Zmijanac, the Quips and much more.



Aliquippa native, former NFL player arrested on drug charges  Timesonline.com

ALIQUIPPA -- A former National Football League cornerback and Aliquippa High School standout was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with 53 felony ...



Perfection: Aliquippa wins Class AA championship, finishes season undefeated  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Aliquippa is only the 13th boys team from the WPIAL to finish a season with a perfect record.



Jim O'Brien's latest book features local basketball legends  The Times

PITTSBURGH — Jim O'Brien, an author and notable Pittsburgh sports historian, has always had a fascination with athletes and coaches from Beaver County.



Aliquippa football scores early, shuts out New Castle to open season  Timesonline.com

ALIQUIPPA -- There were a few sloppy first-game mistakes, but Aliquippa opened the season with a convincing 24-0 win over New Castle in Week Zero.



Pa. mayor tackles teen with gun near high school  PennLive.com

Upon seeing a teen with a gun walking near a high school, a Pa. mayor swings into action rather than waiting for police.



Aliquippa leans on defense in season-opening win over Blackhawk  The Times

ALIQUIPPA — With a full off season to prepare, Aliquippa boys basketball coach Dwight Hines was able to instill his philosophy into his squad. It's one his ...



Man convicted of carrying gun near Aliquippa school again in custody  Timesonline.com

ALIQUIPPA -- A man previously convicted of carrying a gun near Aliquippa Junior-Senior High School was taken into police custody Thursday when he was ...



Part II: The life and slow death of a former Pennsylvania steel town  Washington Post

Part II of In Sight's in-depth coverage of Pennsylvania steel town Aliquippa explores the community residing on both sides of the town's tracks and looks at how, ...



'Financially, you have to be able to weather the storm'  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In 2014, Mr. Catroppa, jumped into the business of shale gas support services when many companies were running for the exits.



Aliquippa routs Beaver Falls 36-0  Timesonline.com

ALIQUIPPA – Aliquippa didn't need any extra motivation as it took the field Friday night. But Beaver Falls provided some as it sprinted into Carl Aschman ...



Aliquippa 2016 state hoops title result of long, strong winning tradition  New Pittsburgh Courier

HERSHEY, PA -- A year ago this Spring, the Aliquippa High School boys basketball team lost the final game of what would've been the clinching game of the ...



TribLive HSSN ranks the top 7 wide receivers in WPIAL history — No. 1 - Trib HSSN  Tribune-Review

Did you ever wonder how you would rank the top high school football players in WPIAL history So did the staff at the TribLive High School Sports Network.



Pa. high school football team mourns player's shocking suicide  PennLive.com

These are dark and emotional times on the Aliquippa High School football team, as players gathered to mourn the passing of one of their own this week.



Ex-Quip coach Mike Zmijanac hired at Ringgold  The Times

Former Aliquippa football coach Mike Zmijanac is a head coach once again. He was hired Wednesday night as head coach at Ringgold.Zmijanac, who had ...



After several stops, Aliquippa's Chucky Humphries receiving DI interest at Harcum College  Timesonline.com

From West Liberty, W. Va., to Lakeland, Fla., to Bryn Mawr, Pa., Chucky Humphries has been everywhere, man. Or at least it seems like he's committed to play ...



Teen found guilty in Aliquippa double shooting  WPXI Pittsburgh

The jury in a Beaver County murder trial went home Thursday night after deliberating for a second day without reaching a verdict.



Kaezon Pugh on his transfer from Pitt to Howard: "It's the best fit for me"  The Times

Other than the fact he didn't like playing defensive end and at times weighed as much as 263 pounds, Kaezon Pugh doesn't have anything negative to say about ...



Steeltown redemption: S.L. Price chronicles a richly detailed history of Aliquippa football  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

You won't see the starters on the Aliquippa High School football team running en masse onto the gridiron before a home game. Each runs out separately, ...



'Queen Aliquippa' returned to family of painter  Timesonline.com

ALIQUIPPA -- Alice Kirby never thought she would reunite with a particular painting her father created early in his life.At 19 years old, Charles Williams, Kirby's ...



In steel town going through tough time, football team is tougher  CBS News

In Aliquippa, Penn., where it used to be all steel mills and football, they're now down to just football. Unemployment here is close to 10 percent. Drugs and crime ...



Will Gipson ready for first start as Aliquippa quarterback  The Times

Now that Eli Kosanovich is out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, Will Gipson steps in as Aliquippa's starting quarterback. ALIQUIPPA -- When ...



DiMantae RaHeem Bronaugh  Timesonline.com

DiMantae' RaHeem Bronaugh, "affectionately known as Mantae", went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, from Children's Hospital, ...



1920s were Roaring in Beaver County, nationwide  Timesonline.com

The stories we hear as children often stick with us throughout our lives. For me, many of those stories came from my grandparents, both of whom were born in ...



Former Penn State Wide Receiver Derek Moye Named Western Beaver High School Head Coach  Roar Lions Roar

The 30-year-old has been coaching high school football for a few seasons.



Former state Rep. Vince Biancucci remembered as 'a friend to many'  The Times

Former state Rep. Vince Biancucci, who died on Saturday, was remembered by friends Wednesday as a dedicated musician, a consummate family man, ...



Mitchel J. Unis  Timesonline.com

Mitchel J. Unis, 88, of Aliquippa, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2017, in Heritage Valley Beaver, surrounded by his loving family.Born June 2, 1928, ...



School-based mental health services help students succeed  Timesonline.com

A year ago, Zylynnah Moon didn't see herself graduating from high school, let alone working toward a college degree.Moon struggled to manage anger and ...



WVU Recruiting Roundup: Countdown To Signing Day – WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers sports coverage  Blue Gold News

With college football's early signing period (Dec. 19-21) quickly approaching, West Virginia is putting together some of the final pieces for its class of 2019 puzzle ...



Ex-Aliquippa HS basketball star charged in bank robbery  Tribune-Review

A former Aliquippa High School basketball standout who later played professionally overseas is charged with robbing a bank in Sewickley at gunpoint, ...



IUP men add six in loaded recruiting class  Indiana Gazette

Impact players. Depth. Youth. IUP found a little bit of everything it needs in its recruiting class for the 2018-19 basketball season. Coach Joe Lombardi brought in ...



Community Rallies Around Aliquippa H.S. Football Player After Cancer Diagnosis  CBS Local

ALIQUIPPA (KDKA) — A local high school rallied Friday night to support a football player diagnosed with cancer. The Aliquippa High School team took the field ...



Gorman: Tragic tale of Herb Pope  Tribune-Review

Of all the high school basketball I've covered in Western Pennsylvania, there was only one player I expected to make the NBA: Herb Pope. At 6-foot-9, the former ...



WILLIAM EDWARD NIESEN  Bucks County Courier Times

William Edward Niesen, 86, of Freedom, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019, in his home surrounded by his loving family. Born November 4, 1932, ...



State-WPIAL football rankings: Aliquippa back to No. 1  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Aliquippa High School football team has played in a WPIAL championship game for a record eight consecutive seasons. The Quips are once again No.



Aliquippa twins still 'kick it' in songwriting and recording business  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Melvin and Mervin Steals wrote hit songs in the 1970s and are still making music today.



Ex-Aliquippa High, Seton Hall athlete charged with bank robbery  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Former Aliquippa High School and Seton Hall University basketball player Herb Pope is heading to trial in connection with a Sewickley bank robbery last month.



2015 High School Football Coach of the Year: Aliquippa's Mike Zmijanac  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Some high school football players go on to make good coaches. Some excellent players also have been lousy coaches. But the Post-Gazette Coach of the Year ...



Darrelle Revis's Precarious Roots Have Remained His Anchor  New York Times

Darrelle Revis maintained he made it as a burgeoning star because of his upbringing in a rundown town, not in spite of it.



Meet Aliquippa's Kwantel Raines  Pittsburgh Sports Now

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — The city of Aliquippa is a place that has a storied football history. From Mike Ditka and Sean Gilbert to Ty Law and Darrell Revis, talented ...



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