Author Archives: Jim

The World Touches Home

As I review past issues of The Duquesne Times, I occasionally come across articles that make me understand that living in Duquesne was far from living in a vacuum went it came to world events. Case in point: May 7, … Continue reading

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Remember Him As Loving You

I am sure that many of you are aware that Fr. Dennis Colamarino, of the Christ the Light of the World parishes in Duquesne, lost his courageous battle against ALS on March 28, 2015. I have spoken about Fr. Dennis … Continue reading

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I’m Ba-ack!

The fact that it has been 120 days since I last posted to my blog, has led some of you to believe that I’ve fallen off the face of the earth. To be perfectly honest, that is exactly how I … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time

Even though Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, 2015, are behind us now, I decided to check the Duquesne Times from 100 years ago. I wanted to gain some insight into how the holidays were celebrated and reported in 1915. … Continue reading

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Only In My Dreams!

This year, Christmas, more than any other recent Christmas, has been very bittersweet for me. Although it truly has been a blessed year with the birth of my newest grandson, Mason, this Christmas seems to be a struggle for me. … Continue reading

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Hunkys and Turkeys and Snow, OH MY!

Well folks, we are approach an auspicious occasion! In just 3 days, this blog will be celebrating its 4th Anniversary! Its hard to believe that it has been 4 years already! I have really enjoyed talking to all of you … Continue reading

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There’s Hope for Old Towns and Old People!

Well, it’s the beginning of November, and the start of a new month of excuses on my part. So, let me get it over with….. I’m sorry my friends, I don’t know what to do. I try so hard to … Continue reading

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