Category Archives: Miscellaneous

To All Of Our Parents

I just came across the following video and was so move by it, I had to share it with all of you. My dad would have been about a year older than Fred if he were still living. Everything about … Continue reading

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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

Let’s Have Another Cup of Coffee

  When I think of home, I think of a place where there was love overflowing. I wish I was home, I wish I was back there. Mid all the things I knew while I was growing. ‘Neath the amber … Continue reading

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Flashes of a Duquesne Yesterday

It has been awhile since I have posted on my blog, and I sure have missed doing so! I want to thank everyone who has been sending me news stories. I have really enjoyed them. One such story was sent … Continue reading

Posted in Life in General, McKeesport, Miscellaneous, Movies, Music, Radio and TV | 44 Comments

30 Sights, Sounds and Smells of a Duquesne Summer

It has been unmercifully hot the past few nights here in Ocean Pines. I cannot remember the last time we were able to sleep with our windows open at night. We’ve become so dependent on air conditioning, I often wonder … Continue reading

Posted in Church and School - Holy Name, Duquesne Carnegie Library, Duquesne High School, Duquesne Place, Food and Restaurants, Life in General, Miscellaneous, Playing and Games, Sports, Summertime, The Steel Mills | 45 Comments

Help To Save Our Holy Trinity Church In Duquesne

I received the following email this week, and I am hoping that we can help to provide some information about Holy Trinity. The fact that they may consider demolishing the structure is very disturbing. Considering the condition of the building, it is understandable why … Continue reading

Posted in Church and School - Holy Trinity, Duquesne Buildings, Duquesne History, Miscellaneous | 17 Comments

Young Love – Kennywood Style

Ok, it’s time to get even more nostalgic than I have before. I freely admit to the fact that I will be crossing the “sappy” line with this posting. I was thinking about the impact that Kennywood had on my … Continue reading

Posted in Kennywood, Life in General, Miscellaneous, Summertime | 19 Comments