Category Archives: Duquesne’s Special Citizens

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

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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

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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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Sad News for Kennywood

So many of Duquesne’s youth worked at Kennywood at one time or another as they were growing up in our hometown. Lou Andriko forwarded an obituary from the Post-Gazette for Carl Hughes, former C.O.B. for Kennywood, and a very familiar face around … Continue reading

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Bernadette Lucas – In God’s Arms

A former classmate of mine from Holy Name has passed away. The feeling I had when I read the news was one of great sadness. I have not had contact with Bernadette since we finished 8th grade in 1965, however … Continue reading

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A Trip Back Home -Part 2 – December 2011

My visit to Duquesne this year lasted 4 nights and 5 days, however they seemed to rush by in a matter of hours. My mind produced destinations I wanted to visit faster that I could keep up with. In between … Continue reading

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A Trip Back Home – December 2011

I had the most wonderful trip to Duquesne this week and last. It was all I expected and more. I was able to visit with family, reconnect with old friends, meet new friends and visit places that I haven’t been … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas Memories, Church and School - Holy Name, Duquesne's Special Citizens, Visits to Duquesne | 11 Comments