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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The Slovaks of Cleveland - A Historical Document Published In 1918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

Click on the photo to see more

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.

 

The article about the Mail Pouch barn has stirred some interest.  I have found another site that goes into great depth about the variety of barns.  And no, they are not all Ohio barns.  Click on the picture to visit this great site.

 

Winter on top of the mountain Photo by Randy Laskody/Herald-Standard
The towering cross at the Jumonville Training Center, east of Uniontown, is framed by snow-covered pine trees after a snowstorm.
The Cross at Jumonville Training Center This sight is all too familiar to anyone who has visited Lemont - the cross atop Jumonville Methodist Training center, taken from the roadside approx. 1970.  Click on the thumbnail to see a larger photo