Category Archives: Feedback From Our Friends

Voices of Duquesne – Christmas 2017

Hi James, I am in need of a recipe for Christmas Eve mushroom soup that uses fresh mushrooms and NO sauerkraut. That was my mothers recipe from a long time ago. My mother was born in Slovakia and must have gotten that recipe … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas Memories, Church and School - Holy Trinity, Feedback From Our Friends, Food and Restaurants, Hunky Celebrations, Miscellaneous | 11 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

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

Testing Your Holy Name Memory

OK my fellow Holy Namers and Duquesners, time to dust off some grade school memories! I received the following question from one of our blog’s readers and need your help. I vaguely remember her grandfather’s name, but the part about … Continue reading

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All In The Name Of Progress???

I received a wonder email from Michael Ferchak that shared many of his recollections about his youth in Duquesne. Mike grew up on Chestnut Street, off of Center Street. I attempted to find an image of Mike’s home, but not knowing … 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

Posted in Duquesne Buildings, Duquesne History, Feedback From Our Friends, Historic Events, Springtime | 6 Comments

News From A Duquesne Neighbor

Periodically, I receive emails from some of our former Duquesne friends and neighbors. I received the following email from George Simcina and wanted to pass it along to you. When I saw that it was from someone by the name … Continue reading

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