Monthly Archives: June 2011

Voices From Duquesne – July 4th Edition

WOW! I have gotten so many responses from all of pur friends updating us on their wereabouts! I decided to let you enjoy the responses I’ve gotten just in the last couple of days. I also wanted to wish everyone a Happy … Continue reading

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And Another Thing……..

I promised myself and my family that I would never grow so old as to be one of the senior citizens that complain about the “way things are” AND the “way things were.” If fact, I was so committed to … Continue reading

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Duquesne’s Channels

Before I begin, I would like to thank you for all of your thoughts and prayers following my posting about the death of my Uncle Lou. Your kind words meant a lot to me and to his family. In the truest … Continue reading

Posted in Life in General, Movies, Music, Radio and TV, Playing and Games | 36 Comments

Voices from Duquesne – Part 5

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. ~Albert Schweitzer I … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

A few days ago, I received the sad news my Uncle Lou (Goldman) had passed away. That brings to a close, a rather large chapter in my life and the end of an era. Uncle Lou died just 13 days … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, My Hunky Family | 18 Comments

Sun, Sand, Surf, Songs and Kennywood!

 One of the advantages of growing up in Duquesne was that we had the ability to attend virtually every show that was booked at Kennywood. From watching poor Bruno Zacchini being shot out of his cannon time and time again … Continue reading

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To Dad

On Sunday June 19th, Father’s Day will be celebrated once again. Personally, I love this special day. Being the father of two wonderful daughters, I look forward to being with them for the day. What I most look forward to … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment!

Even through Duquesne is just about 11 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, to most of us when we were growing up, it might as well have been on the other side of the moon. The “Center of the Universe” for most … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Music, Radio and TV, Stores and Businesses | 10 Comments

You CAN Go Home Again!

 OK, I am about to get a bit dramatic here, so please forgive me in advance. This post is actually about Kennywood, but I wanted to set the tone prior to beginning my post. There IS actually a method to … Continue reading

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Kennywood After Dark, McKeesport’s Terry Lee and All Things Romantic!

A few days ago, a Holy Name buddy of mine, Bob Chermonitz, posted a comment to my blog and reminded me about some of the finer points associated with Kennywood Park.  Bob’s reflection dealt with using the Kennywood parking lot … Continue reading

Posted in Kennywood, Movies, Music, Radio and TV, Summertime | 13 Comments