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Many of you share the same perspective in time as I do about Duquesne. For the most part, the 40's, 50's and early 60's are the “Golden Days of Duquesne” in ...

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Just wanted to take a moment to wish all of you the happiest and most blessed Christmas ever! Take time to cherish the memories of the Christmases of your ...

BIG EVENTS IN DUQUESNE

In addition to the brand new Kroger's, the other stores that I remember were Sun Drugs, located right on the corner, Econ-o-wash Laundromat, Bon Bon Bakery, ...

The second aspect of life that seemed to touch most lives was the Duquesne hunky's hard-working, life-loving point-of-view and their affinity for the ...

The Bricks of My Foundation

Name = Tom McLaughlin When did you live in Duquesne? = 1942-1963 Where are you now? = McCandless {Pgh) PA Your Email Address = [email protected]

1941 Photo of Mike Novosel's business at 100 Milford Avenue courtesy of J. Semago.

I know I said that I wasn't going to write any more posts, but I'm finding that it's easier said than done to withdraw from thinking about Duquesne.

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From Famine to Feast

Its amazing to see how far our little hunky community of Duquesne, Pa has branched out across the ...

In 1941 there were 56 business establishments below the tracks in Duquesne. Photo Courtesy of

Easter Perspective

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My mother was Croatian, my father was Slovak. As a result, I was immersed in two different Eastern European cultures, each with their own set of traditions.

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Fr. Dennis is Pastor for the Holy Name site, the St. Hedwig site, and at the St. Joseph site. In December, 2011 after a visit to Duquesne, ...

I post messages that I receive from current and former Duquesne friends and neighbors on the 1st and ...

The Duquesne Hunky Wedding Celebrations

This time, I thought it would refreshing to view that Christmas from the eyes of the boys and girls who shared ...

comments = Jim the first thing is to say thank you, thank you, thank you.

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.

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The Duquesne Hunky blogs about McKeesport's 5th Ave | pittsburgh | Pinterest | Steel mill

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In my last post, I mentioned how I constantly get spam comments and how I filter out all of the garbage so it doesn't hit our blog.

Last night, I received some very sad news. My Aunt Clare passed away at 85 years of age. Slowly but surely, the very roots of my childhood, ...

Voices from Duquesne – August 27, 2013

PAGACH Recipe – A.K.A. Hunky Pizza! – The Duquesne Hunky | Stuff to buy | Pinterest | Pizzas and Recipes

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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 ...

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My father operated a ...

The Duquesne Hunky. Growing Up in Duquesne, Pennsylvania. Skip to content

It was the first “official” event on my youngest daughter's journey to her wedding day in September. A surprise shower was held ...

Let's jump ahead 20 years to The Duquesne News published on December 23, 1937. The country, as well as Duquesne, had been in the Great Depression for over ...

Mea Culpa

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.

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 ...

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embraced the blog, your part in it and have been faithful readers. I suppose that the most logical reason that Duquesne Hunky has been embraced is that we ...

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Here's a quick memory jolt for you. Since our freezer was about the size of a breadbox when I was a child, the production of ice was limited to those little ...

Remembering Eastland Mall | The Duquesne Hunky.This was the 1st big mall in our

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I'm trying to figure out at what point did the GBU start accepting Hunky members. My father, my grandfather and I all belonged. Lots of strong inexpensive ...

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The year, 1917. World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in ...

Just One More Time Santa

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Let's jump ahead 20 years to The Duquesne News published on December 23, 1937. The country, as well as Duquesne, had been in the Great Depression for over ...

... I hear people complaining about how early retailers begin their merchandising efforts for Christmas. In the crazy, rush, rush world we live in, it isn't ...

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This photo was published just 9 days after the demolition that began the redevolpment occured. The photo shows Duquesne's ...

Quiet After the Storm 2-11-10

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Duquesne has to be the BEST place to learn how to drive a car with a standard transmission. I bought my first car from People's Union Bank's Repossession ...

When they were married, the extravagances that many of today's couples insist on were not even up for consideration or even available.

Bill invited me to have a seat in the row of chairs that stood in the aisle and served as a waiting area for their customers.

I freely admit to the fact that I will be crossing the “sappy” line with this posting.

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... present the “Star Signature” of Saint John Paul II on the Duquesne Hunky, do so with its message and my compliments and gratitude for having been raised ...

The feeling I had when I read the news was one of great sadness. I have not had contact with Bernadette ...

*NOTE – Please check out the addendum at the end of this post.

Duquesne Golf Course 12-25-2017

Duquesne – FIT FOR A KING!!

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The Immel's building on 5th Avenue in McKeesport, PA. My mum and grandmother shopped here often in the 1950s, with my brother and me in tow.

Hopefully, Mrs. Denne at City Hall might be able to point me in the right direction and ...

Beyond the ...

Whenever a special treat was in order, my family would venture out of Duquesne and into the big leagues of McKeesport. There was only one place that we went ...

My daughter got married just a few short months ago. The event was spectacular and one that I'll relive in my mind for years to come.

... Duquesne's own Hunky Starbucks! You see, Uncle Lou set up a coffee business in the area he worked in the mill. He would brew and sell coffee to his ...

A simple wish for a Happy Father's Day to all of my readers who are Dads and heartfelt prayers for all of our own fathers who have gone before us and those ...

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The Racer Entrance

We are all Duquesne “Soul mates,” possessing a deep rooted admiration for not just a town, but for a way of life. In most cases, we have all taken paths ...

THE VERY BEST WISHES FOR A MAGICAL AND EXTRAORDINARY CHRISTMAS SEASON FOR YOU AND YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY.

Noah's Ark

Unfortunately, she has never been able to be very specific with the instructions or the ingredients. You see, once she begins her ...

Our good friend, the Duquesne Hunky, posted a marvelous panoramic photo of Duquesne, Pennsylvania taken in 1938 which includes a complete view of the ...

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