On Thursday, September 14, Pittsburgh’s WTAE Channel 4/abc aired the one-hour special, “The Chronicle: The Terrible Towel®.” Check out Merakey AVS staff and individuals featured at the 7-minute mark in The Chronicle – The Terrible Towel.

Merakey AVS individuals and staff members, as well as Edward J. Zapp Program Center were featured in the news special.

In 1996, Myron Cope gave the ownership of The Terrible Towel trademark to Allegheny Valley School. Since then, the royalties from the sale of all officially licensed “Terrible Stuff” (including towels, ties, ornaments, lapel pins, flags, bibs, mugs, temporary tattoos, and more) have come to Merakey AVS. Read more about the history of The Terrible Towel here.