Monthly Archives: August 2011

Voices from Duquesne – September 1, 2011

“The most beautiful discovery true friends make, is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” Elizabeth Foley I’m a bit premature in publishing this post, but once again, I was amazed at the number of folks who have responded and … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

Hey, everyone! I just wanted to let you know that I haven’t forgotten to write. I have been busy preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Irene. She’s expected to hit on Saturday at 5 p.m. and hang around for 24 … Continue reading

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I Need Your Opinion!!

I keep on changing my mind about what represents Duquesne better than any other symbol. I’d love to get your opinion. Please take a minute or two and give me your opinion. In case I forgot something, there’s a spot … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne Buildings, Surveys and Opinions | 3 Comments

Duquesne Village Shopping Center

“All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward. “ – Ellen Glasgow I came across a photo of a rather iconic sign in our hometown area. Of course, we are all familiar with Kennywood’s very familiar yellow … Continue reading

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Voices from Duquesne – August 15, 2011

Once again, there was a super response, and many more of our friends and neighbors have sent in responses and let us know where they are and in some cases, their memories of Duquesne. As promised, I will continue to … Continue reading

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BTS Torture

Well, it’s August 10th, and as a young boy growing up in the Duquesne area, the last thing on my mind would have been going back to school. In August, I was still thinking about playing outside all day, perhaps … Continue reading

Posted in Autumntime, Church and School - Holy Name, Church and School - Holy Trinity, Church and School - St. Joseph, Duquesne Public Schools, Life in General, Parents | 9 Comments

Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

In 1963, Nat King Cole released a song that perfectly described how one should enjoy the summer. I can still remember my mom and dad listening to the radio on summer nights while the sat with their neighbors on our back patio. … Continue reading

Posted in Kennywood, Life in General, Playing and Games, Sports, Summertime | 10 Comments