A roundup of the region's top local stories for Wednesday, Dec. 7.
Here are the week's top stories from Patch sites in your area: Car Fire Spreads to House in Upper St. Clair Bridgeville Pastor Leads Opening Prayer for Congress at U.S. Capitol WATCH: Jerome Bettis Honors Baldwin's Brown as Player of the Year Dormont Family Gets 'One Shot' to See House on the Big Screen A Simple Question Turns into a Merry Christmas for Local Kids --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter.
Brown, a junior, earned the annual WPXI high school football award.
High school football fans in western Pennsylvania have spoken, and the winner of the 2011 WPXI Wendy's Skylights Player of the Year award is Baldwin High School junior running back Dorian Brown. Each of this year's WPXI Player of the Week winners were invited to the news station's studio in Pittsburgh's Summer Hill neighborhood on Friday for a taping of the Jerome Bettis Show, which will air on WPXI at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The Baldwin-Whitehall Patch attended the taping and got an inside look at the filiming of the show, which included an award presentation for Brown, who earned the most fan votes. WPXI's veteran sports reporter John Fedko came to Baldwin High Stadium on Sept. 28 to honor Brown with his Player of the Week award after Brown …