Category Archives: Duquesne History

Today’s Issues Yesterday

As I was paging through the pages of an issue of The Duquesne Times yesterday, an article caught my attention. It seems that the subject of illegal aliens is one of the hottest issues in the US today. Virtually every American … Continue reading

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1954 Duquesne Retrospective

There are times that I really struggle with post ideas. It seems that I have covered every inch of my childhood memories. However, whenever “writer’s block” occurs, all I have to do is peruse a few issues of The Duquesne … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Duquesne

    It appears that Spring 2013 has officially arrived. I’ve been busy clipping, racking, mulching and planting around my house, hoping to make it as neat and attractive as possible. Although the methods have changed in the last 99 years, … Continue reading

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Duquesne High School FOOTBALL

In October of 1980, GEO Magazine published an article about our hometown heros! I was unaware of this article until Rome Sikora (DHS 1953 – Seattle, WA/Mirage, CA) forwarded me a copy of the magazine a few weeks ago. I owe Rome … Continue reading

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Duquesne Dateline – May, 1956

What a thrill! Yesterday I received an email from Bob Vislay that brought to mind an event in Duquesne’s history that I had nearly forgotten about. Along with his recollections from the event, Bob also sent pictures from his personal … Continue reading

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The September Of Our Years

The past week has been very hectic for me, so I apologize for not posting anything to my blog. However, in my feeble attempt to make-up for my lapse, I thought that it would be fun to take a look back … Continue reading

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When Duquesne Was Young

Many of you share the same  perspective in time as I do about Duquesne. For the most part, the 40’s, 50’s and early 60’s are the “Golden Days of Duquesne” in our memories. If compared to the City of Duquesne’s … Continue reading

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