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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Weep Sheet from March 25, 1960 - Top 45 hits




Monday, July 14, 2014

Mystery Photo...

Anyone have any information regarding this photo?

The picture background appears to be the Canonsburg High School/ Canonsburg Academy campus and is absent of the Veterans Bronze Statue of the WWI soldier, sculpted by Giuseppe Moretti, which was dedicated in 1924 
Veterans Bronze Statue 



Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The 1940s began with the team being renamed...


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The 1940s began with the team being renamed from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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24 Photos of Pittsburgh

24 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Want To Move There


1. Sunrise over the Steel City means a new day of exciting possibilities

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user William J. Sisti
Sunrise in Pittsburgh, PA

2. The sun illuminates the skyscrapers and the Monongahela, Allegheny, and Ohio Rivers

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user Hannaford
Pittsburgh, PA morning skyline

3. The crepe-style pancakes at Pamela’s Diner for breakfast

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Wikimedia user Emily Goodstein
Pancake from Pamela’s Diner

4. And of course an overstuffed Primanti Brothers sandwich for lunch

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user Roy Luck
Primanti Brothers pastrami sandwich

5. In Pittsburgh adventure awaits around every corner

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user brian donovan
‪Carnegie Museum and Library ‬

6. But if the weather’s terrible, remember to save your parking space before you go

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Wikimedia user Petichok
Parking chairs in Squirrel Hill

7. Memories last a very long long time here—especially the good ones

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user
Bill Mazeroski statue

8. Heinz Field will put a smile on your face

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user luegmoudo
Heinz Field

9. And PNC Park will touch your heart because…

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user David Wilson
PNC Park

10. They both serve as a reminder, that this is a city of your people

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user Ian Norman
Pittsburgh Steelers fans celebrate a victory

11. Though no day is complete without a few Iron City brews (even if they did skip town)

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user Benny Mazur
Iron City Beer mural

12. Or maybe today will be more adventurous

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user Doug Kerr
Duquesne Incline
Looking for homes in Pittsburgh? Continue your search on Movoto.

13. Involving a quick trip to ride some awesome Kennywood coasters

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user EnsErmac
Kennywood, West Mifflin, PA

14. Or you might go downtown in The City of Bridges

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user saeru
Pittsburgh bridges

15. Even in winter it’s a sign to behold

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user Jason Pratt
Commercial Street Bridge With Snow

16. So why would you ever leave, unless it was to take in this view

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user David Brossard
Penn Station

17. Wouldn’t you rather stick around, or head to Pitt’s campus for class?

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Wikimedia user Don Burkett
Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh

18. And to check out the awesome architecture

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user Pedro Szekely
Heinz Memorial Chapel, University of Pittsburgh

19. Or perhaps it’s Carnegie for you

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Wikimedia user cpt
Hamerschlag Hall, Carnegie Mellon University

20. Because artic endeavors have been known to reach new heights here

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user daveynin
“Walking to the Sky” by Jonathan Borofsky

21. Or maybe you prefer just relaxing outdoors in Schenley Park

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user KitAy
Schenley Park

22. With a stop at Phipps Conservatory

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Wikimedia user Mikemurphy
Phipps Conservatory

23. Or there’s always Point State Park and it’s amazing fountain

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user Mihir Samel
Point State Park Fountain

24. And before you know it, it’s time for nightlife, in the greatest city on Earth

30 Photos of Pittsburgh That Will Make You Homesick
Source: Flickr user Michael Righi
Pittsburgh nighttime skyline

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Ted Mohler - CHS59

Theodore P. "Ted" Mohler, 72, passed away April 25, 2014, from complications related to pulmonary fibrosis. 
He was born in Canonsburg to Howard Pridgeon Mohler and Pauline Evelyn Feyche. 
Mr. Mohler was admitted to the hospital for complications related to pneumonia in January. As he was his entire life, he was upbeat and positive throughout the challenging last months. Mr. Mohler passed in his home surrounded by his wife and three children.Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Anne Marie Mohler; three children, Linna Jensen, Niels Mohler and Erik Mohler; five grandchildren; and five siblings, John Mohler, Greg Mohler, Rick Mohler, Kenneth Mohler and Alice Collette. Mr. Mohler enlisted in the U.S. Army, progressing though officer candidate school, before retiring with the rank of major after 20-plus years of service, including a tour in Vietnam. He then began a second career as a civil servant, working another 20-plus years in various management positions with the U.S. Army Material Command in northern Virginia. He retired in Temecula, Calif., in 2005, to be near his children. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was always in a positive mood and lived in the moment. He treated everyone he met as a close friend and graciously welcomed everyone into his home. He was never given a handout and was the definition of a self-made man. In the end, he was a simple person to be around and simple person to be happy; a gift we would all be fortunate to inherit. Mr. Mohler's final wishes were for a celebration of life with family and friends in his home. He will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia later this year. Condolences are welcomed in the form of donations to Disabled American Veterans at www.dav.org.

Published in Observer-Reporter on May 18, 2014

Friday, May 9, 2014

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Daily Notes 1938 - Ad's

Popular ad's from July 1938 found in the local Canonsburg paper... The Daily Notes.

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