Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Crawford Mansion’s Finale

After posting the picture of Duquesne’s Crawford Mansion, there seemed to be a flurry of interest in the history of the structure. I really found all of the information and links to articles and sites fantastic and super interesting. Thank … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne Buildings, Duquesne History, Uncategorized | 25 Comments

To All Of Our Parents

I just came across the following video and was so move by it, I had to share it with all of you. My dad would have been about a year older than Fred if he were still living. Everything about … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Parents | 6 Comments

Voices from Duquesne – August 27, 2013

Hi Jim, Thank you sooo much for your blog “Duquesne Hunky”.  Have really been enjoying reading the archives and reminiscing. As I said in my post on the blog today, we lived on Orchard Court off of Center St until … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne History, Duquesne's Special Citizens, Feedback From Our Friends, Miscellaneous, Movies, Music, Radio and TV, The Steel Mills | 29 Comments

Let’s Have Another Cup of Coffee

  When I think of home, I think of a place where there was love overflowing. I wish I was home, I wish I was back there. Mid all the things I knew while I was growing. ‘Neath the amber … Continue reading

Posted in Life in General, Miscellaneous | 26 Comments

Duquesne’s Buckos – THE ZEMPS

Since the Pirates are 4 games ahead of St. Louis in the Central Division this year, what better time to celebrate another winning team – THE DUQUESNE ZEMPS! Since I began writing this blog, I have received many questions about … Continue reading

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TL – We’ll Never Forget

I just learned of some very sad news…. Only days ago, I posted of the reporting of Terry Lee’s (aka TL) diagnosis of lung cancer. I am sad to report that Terry Lee passed away on Tuesday, July 30th. It … Continue reading

Posted in McKeesport, Movies, Music, Radio and TV | 7 Comments