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Little library adds to learning experience at Pleasant Hills Arboretum

By Dona S. Dreeland
Pleasant Hills Arboretum has its very own Little Free Library. Borough public-works supervisor Denny Kunkel used leftover materials to craft a little building-shaped box aimed at ...

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Baldwin boys basketball team to be led by solid senior leadership in 2015-16

The Baldwin boys’ basketball team posted a 5-2 record at the recent weekend team camp at Pitt. Both losses were close games, and the Highlanders defeated WPIAL opponents Shaler and Central Valley. Bailey Travers and Anthony Starzynski, who will be …
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Central Catholic’s DeRenzo named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year

PLAYER OF THE YEAR DOMENIC DERENZO Central Catholic, Senior, Catcher When Central Catholic’s season ended, Domenic DeRenzo hurried off to Martha’s Vineyard for a summer …
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Bittner, Schuerle own oldest track records at Brentwood

The longest-standing record in the Brentwood track and field program is held by Gary Bittner, set in 1968. Bittner established the Spartans’ pole vault record 47 years ago by clearing an even 12 feet. Another well-established individual record at Brentwood …
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Gorman: South Park’s Podgorski perseveres

Ryan Podgorski was leading South Park to a potential upset of South Fayette when the offensive lineman’s right ACL and Division-I scholarship hopes were torn up. “It changed the landscape of that game,” said South Fayette coach Joe Rossi, whose …
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TJ’s Grassi, Risley planning to embark on engineering careers

Tim Grassi and Paige Risely, both of Jefferson Hills, were among the top scholars who graduated recently from Thomas Jefferson High School. Grassi was valedictorian and Risley ranked fourth in the 2015 class. Besides their academic success, they also were …
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Western Pa. teams blanked at PIAA team tennis championships

HERSHEY — The WPIAL was well represented at the PIAA team tennis championships at Hershey Racquet Club, with three of the final eight teams across both classifications hailing from the region. But a championship eluded all of them. Upper St. …
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