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Lemont School and Basketball Team 1961

Dan Check has submitted these photos.

Baba Tells It All

Mary Agnes (Aggie) Briscar is pranked on the radio with a pre-arranged phone call.  She also fills us in on why she and her family moved to Ohio.


Random Pics from Fayette County

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Pics of Connellsville in the 1950's

Mary Stoots Swink has submitted these old photos
and a newspaper article relating to the assignment
of the National Guard company to a training facility.


Youghiogheny River Valley History

The Battle of Fort Necessity.

Traditional Slovak Folk Costumes

Ann Marie Mathews has submitted this beautiful presentation of Slovak Folk Dress.


Photos From SIRVA

Where I used to work

Sunday Will Never Be The Same

Don Briscar shares a short story

The Slovaks of Cleveland - A Historical Document Published In 1918

Thanks to Daniel Isom for this significant contribution.


More Lemont Pics from Bob Peccon

Lemont School, Bob & Friends, and class pics from the 1944-45 school year
David Valentovich and Anne Marie Gallagher Mathews - Best Buds

David and Anne Marie appear to be having a conversation. Click on the picture to read David's interpretation of the discussion.

The Ron Smithburger Family - Ron, Alyssa, Shane, and Aidan

Ron is the second son of Dave and Bette Ann Smithburger - currently residing in Southern California.

Click on the photo for more
Fayette County Genealogy Project - Headstone Photos

Do you have family members buried in Fayette County?  See their headstones - Click

Delores On The Rooftop

Ann Marie sent this picture of her mother when she was about 18

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The Lemont Ball Team

This treasure recently appeared in the Herald Standard and was submitted to us by Robert Peccon.
The Peccon House (and a photo of Bob)

Robert Peccon discovered a photo of the family home among his treasures.  Thanks for sharing, Robert.

Ann Marie's Photo Discoveries

Ann Marie Matthews found some old negatives at her mother's house. Says Ann: "I was so excited when I found these particular photographs. My husband, David scanned the negatives for me.  I'm still learning how to turn the negatives into  photographs. You can see Baba Felegi's and Dzedo's modest home.  The family outhouse is behind the tree."

Former Valentovich Homestead Demolished After Fire

Chris Valentovich visited the site of his family's former home on Connellsville Street.
Click on the photo to see more.

2010 Uniontown Italian Festival

Uniontown and the surrounding area boasts a variety of ethnic families and traditions.
Visit the 2010 Uniontown Italian Festival.  Thanks again to Robert Peccon for providing
this information.


Robert Peccon asks the question:

Whatever happened to those old westerns and their stars?  Click on Roy's photo to find out.

Unfortunately, the Old Westerns web site has been taken down and is no longer available.  RVB 12/7/15
A Tale of Two Weddings - Click on the photo

Anne Marie Matthews remembers the little potty chair that Dzedo Briscar Made

Click on the photo to read the story


Remembering The Outdoor Ovens

Glenn Tunney of the Herald Standard remembers his youth and the sights and smells of the outdoor ovens.

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Lemont Sled Riding

In an effort to identify everyone in this photo, we reached out to the Internet community.  In just a few months were  were able to identify everyone.

Click on the photo for more info
The Last of an Era

Click on the image for the story behind this photo.  Thanks to Chris Valentovich for the article.