Tag Archives: Duquesne

Just What the Doctor Ordered!

A new dental practice opened recently, located about 3 miles from my home. Their opening met with all the customary hoopla normally associated with new businesses, and the advertised their arrival extensively in the local press. I had to chuckle … Continue reading

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Prayers and Ice for Fr. Dennis!

In previous posts, I have often written about Fr. Dennis, the current pastor of the of the Catholic churchs in Duquesne; Holy Name, St. Hedwig’s and St. Joseph’s. All three churchs are part of the Christ the Light of the … Continue reading

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One of Duquesne’s Icons – A Cultural Playground

“The loss of valued places diminishes us all, and the most unnecessary losses, the most indefensible, result from ignorance.” English Heritage 2002. I recently had the opportunity to visit my old stomping grounds in Duquesne. I have been fortunate to … Continue reading

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The Hunky Winter Olympics

After this past weekend’s snowfall, it made me smile to see a few parents and children making the best of the situation and trying their hand at sledding with their kids. The Eastern Shore doesn’t offer much in the way … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping in Duquesne and McKeesport

When I was just a wee one in Duquesne, I remember shopping at Christmas with my mom. Although it is had to imagine if you visit Duquesne today, but as I was growing up, there were a number of shops … Continue reading

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