Category Archives: Duquesne Public Schools

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

Posted in Duquesne Carnegie Library, Duquesne History, Duquesne Public Schools, Kennywood, Life in General, Springtime | 18 Comments

One of Duquesne’s Own Sport Heros!

I have learned SO much about the town that we all love since beginning this blog. Stories about people, places and events that were perhaps destined to be lost forever, have now been noted, recapped and made available to Duquesne … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne High School, Duquesne Public Schools, Duquesne's Special Citizens, Feedback From Our Friends, Sports | 8 Comments

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

Posted in Duquesne High School, Duquesne History, Duquesne Public Schools, Duquesne's Special Citizens, Life in General, Miscellaneous, Sports | 27 Comments

I’ll Be Back

Hi Folks, I just wanted to let you know that I will be back with all of you in a few days. My wife Judy had surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Tuesday (Valentine’s Day) and will be here until Sunday … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne Public Schools | 6 Comments

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

Homage to Duquesne High School Sports!

In 2007, a dramatic decision was made regarding Duquesne High School. After much debate and consideration it was decided that Duquesne’s Schools would no longer include high school level grades. The following article appeared in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette – … Continue reading

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The Random Thoughts of A Wandering Hunky Mind

Occasionally, I think I will post some random thoughts and questions to get everyone thinking about the ol’ home town. Some of these are self serving, since I have yet to get answers to a few of my questions posed … Continue reading

Posted in Church and School - Holy Name, Duquesne Public Schools, Kennywood | 12 Comments