Monthly Archives: January 2011

Feeding Duquesne

If you would go back to Duquesne today, you would find what I call a rather “limited” number of grocery stores. Specifically ONE, and that would be Save-A-Lot Food Store in the Duquesne Plaza on what used to be North … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne Buildings, Food and Restaurants, Stores and Businesses | 38 Comments

Holy Name Grade School Update!

For those of us who were members of the Holy Name Grade School 8th Grade Graduating Class of 1965, I offer the following update about our Sisters of Saint Joseph educators. First Grade                                                                                                                                    Sister Incarnata – left the SSJ … Continue reading

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More About The Thanksgiving Snow Storm In Duquesne – 1950

I came across some additional pictures of the BIG Thanksgiving Snow Storm of November, 1950. I have no idea of who the people are in the photos, but I am fairly sure of the vantage point from where they were … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne History, Historic Events, Holidays - Non-Christmas and New Years, Wintertime | 9 Comments

The Hunky’s Shopping Mecca

Retail Roots I have spent over 35 years managing retail stores. I have had the privilege of working for some very prestigious companies to include the likes of Federated Department Stores’ Rich’s in Atlanta, Ga. I have often wondered where … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Restaurants, Life in General, McKeesport, Stores and Businesses | 20 Comments

The Way We Were or Where Are They Now?????

OK, let’s get one thing straight. I am not a gushy sentimentalist. However, when I decided to begin this blog, little did I know how much I would enjoy thinking about various experiences as I grew up. I can’t help … Continue reading

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A Snowy Day in 1950

I was rummaging through some old photos that I had fogotten about and unearthed two photos dated on the back. However, the date on one was different than the other. I was reminded of the big storm in 1950 and think … Continue reading

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The Duquesne Hunky Wedding Celebrations

I googled hunky weddings to see what information I would find. Unfortunately, not much came up that related to a hunky wedding as you and I think of it. Instead, what surfaced were all types of information about men who … Continue reading

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