Category Archives: Duquesne’s Special Citizens

Be Sure To Tune In

Hello friends! Long time no see, or should I say long time, no hear from me. More on that later, I promise a new post very soon. I received an email from Dennis Ragan and Jim Ragan informing me that there … Continue reading

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Duquesne – FIT FOR A KING!!

DUQUESNE – FIT FOR A KING!  We have all come to realize that our beloved hometown, Duquesne, has fallen into a serious state of disorder and ruin. The Duquesne that existed when we were being raised in the city is … Continue reading

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Memories of Fall

It’s time for me to empty my notebook of miscellaneous subjects that I have been holding on to, BUT could never find an appropriate post to mention them. In past posts I referred to this dilemma as needing to “empty … Continue reading

Posted in Autumntime, Duquesne's Special Citizens, Holidays - Non-Christmas and New Years, Miscellaneous | 16 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

Join “THE BAND” In A Duquesne Deluge of Prayers

In April, we all learned of Fr. Dennis’ health prognosis. It was at that time that I posted the news of his health issues and asked that we all join in on a deluge of prayers for Fr. Dennis. That … Continue reading

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A Duquesne Deluge of HOPE!

The power of prayer in itself is remarkable. I think we all believe that as part of our very being. However, the power of Duquesne prayer has proven itself to be very powerful. It was just 7 days ago that … Continue reading

Posted in Church and School - Holy Name, Church and School - St. Joseph, Duquesne's Special Citizens | 9 Comments

Voices from Duquesne LIVES!

I cannot believe it, but I have not posted a “Voices from Duquesne” since October, 2011!! I don’t know if its that I have been derelict in my duties or if I just haven’t been receiving many emails from all … Continue reading

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A Duquesne Deluge of Prayers

I have often written about Fr. Dennis, Pastor of Christ the Light of the World, in Duquesne. Fr. Dennis is Pastor for the Holy Name site, the St. Hedwig site, and at the St. Joseph site. In December, 2011 after … Continue reading

Posted in Church and School - Holy Name, Church and School - Holy Trinity, Church and School - St. Joseph, Churches - Other, Duquesne's Special Citizens | 60 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 | 9 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 | 28 Comments