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Saturday, September 18, 2021 BHS Football ~ 2021
08/27 BHS 07 [L] - Kiski 21
09/10 BHS 27 [W] - Meadville - 13
09/18 BHS 21 [L] - McDowell - 38
09/24 BHS 42 [W] - Gen. McLane 20
10/01 BHS 56 [W] - Harbor Creek - 0610/08 BHS 34 [L] - Westinghouse - 4410/15 BHS 07 [L] - Cathedral Prep - 5810/22 BHS 00  - Franklin -10/29 BHS 00  - Erie -
Labels:BHS Football Scores Friday, September 17, 2021 The Hot Dog Shop ~The Men who made it.Photo: The Butler Historical SocietyLabels:Hot Dog Shop,Jefferson Street Sunday, August 29, 2021 Monday Morning in Butler ~
InsightLabels:Around Butler Friday, July 16, 2021 Phillips Mansion ~
On Route 8 south of ButlerLabels:Architecture,Ernies Esquire Inn,Philllips,Route 8 Thursday, July 08, 2021 Andersons Restaurant~Opened 1906
Thanks:Alyssa HilliardLabels:Center Avenue,Wayne Street Saturday, June 12, 2021 Bantam Building ~ Home of the JeepThey're out there getting votes to save this building where the Jeeps were made.
Write to the MayorLabels:Jeep Monday, May 31, 2021 Main Street Parade ~ 1941Many a soldier marched this street. Many never returned.
Labels:Main Street,Military,Parades,War Saturday, May 15, 2021 Capitol Theater ~Spent our Saturday afternoons here. 10 cents. We loved it.
[Now the Brick House restaurant]
At the turn of the last century, the two properties that The Brick House now occupies, housed vaudeville theaters. The Lyric Theater occupied the space where the main bar and dining areas are today. The Capitol Theater is above the game room / banquet room. In the 1940's the Capitol was converted into one of Butler's five movie houses. Legend has it that Houdini performed and Herbert Hoover campaigned there sometime along it's storied history. Movie house records, found in the rafters, indicate that hundreds came to see movies on a nightly basis.
The Capitol Theater is still intact today on the second floor. In the early 1970's the Capitol side of the building was purchased and renovated into a restaurant by The Eat 'n Park Corp. where it remained until it's late 70's move to New Castle Road. Their renovation carefully protected the key elements of the Capitol Theater thus preserving this Historic site.from: brickhousebutler.comLabels:Main Street,Theaters Saturday, April 03, 2021 Bridge to the South Side ~
Photo: Robert EmighLabels:Wayne Street Monday, March 08, 2021 Made in Butler ~Bantam Station Wagon 1938Photo: Bantam ClubLabels:Made in Butler Tuesday, February 09, 2021 Alameda Park ~ Pavillion and LakePostcard dated 1912Thanks: Dennis MoffittLabels:Alameda Monday, January 11, 2021 First English Lutheran Church ~
Labels:Brady Street,Churches,Main Street Saturday, December 05, 2020 Living Around Butler ~
Hello, Charles, Thank you for posting about my new poetry book. I lived in Connoquenessing until I was twelve in the 1950s and that is what the book is about. I did make it general enough that people from any small town should find things to relate to. Those who did not grow up in a small town might enjoy reading what that experience was like. The price of the book is $10 but there is also a $1 per book postage charge if anyone would like me to mail it to them.Linda Randig email@example.com
Labels:Gone Forever,Main Street,North Street,Stores Monday, September 21, 2020 BHS Golden Tornedo Band !Photo: Butler EagleLabels:Bands,BHS Sunday, September 13, 2020 BHS Football ~ 2020
09/11 BHS 21 [L] - Cathedral Prep - 5509/18 BHS 07 [L] - McDowell - 4509/26 BHS 25 [L] - Erie - 3510/02 BHS 06 [L] - Cathedral Prep - 56
10/16 BHS 55 [W] - Erie - 14
10/23 BHS 28 [W] - Slippery Rock - 03
Labels:BHS Football Scores Wednesday, August 05, 2020 Butler Memorial Hospital ~ Original EdificeHow many mothers10/31 BHS 33 [W] - Erie - 0
the sandstone steps
from our hospital
with babies in their arms
singing silent songs of joy?Labels:Architecture,Brady Street,Hospitals Sunday, July 19, 2020 Jr. High School Gym ~Where memories of great games linger . . . Photo: Barbara BloomLabels:BJHS,North Street Saturday, July 04, 2020 Catholic Daughters of America - Marching BandParade 1958Photo: Pat GallagherLabels:Bands,Main Street Wednesday, June 10, 2020 J.F.K. in Butler ~Thanks: Joe CammisaLabels:Courthouse,J.F.K. Sunday, May 31, 2020 Happy Butlerites ~ Before CoronnaPhoto: Butler EagleLabels:Main Street Saturday, May 02, 2020 Home of the Jeep ~ Doing Our Part
Poem about the JeepLabels:Jeep Thursday, April 23, 2020 Brian Minto ~ A Butler Fighter
Latest update.Labels:Brian Minto Wednesday, April 01, 2020 Jack Bowman ~ Butler MusicianPhoto:Paul D. Johnston Jr.
Jack Bowman played drums in the BHS band then went on to play in the U.S. Air Force Band. Upon returning home he did union jobs with variousgroups and started his own big band style group which played all over Western PA and Ohio for many years. Jack played drums in severalButler Musical Theater Guild productions. He was also well known as a barber at the Point Barber Shop. He retired from playing recentlyand donated all the charts from his many band years to the Butler High School Music Program.
Coming Home Concert
Photo: Rome Sentinel
Opera singer Marianne Cornetti performed on February 9, 2020 at St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Herman.It was her way to give back to the church and community that helped her career get a start, she performed Then Sings My Soul: Celebrating 30 Years of an Operatic Career and a Lifetime of Music.
Labels:Class Reunions Sunday, February 02, 2020 Miss USA ~ 1971
Our Butler BeautyPhoto: Miss Universe Organization
23 January 2020
ObituaryLabels:Butlerites,Obituary,Tribute Sunday, January 12, 2020 Winter in the 60's ~Keeping Main Street clear . . .Thanks: Brian CrouchLabels:Main Street Thursday, December 19, 2019 Christmas in Butler ~Snowless, but beautiful nevertheless.Labels:Main Street Saturday, December 07, 2019 Made in Butler ~Pick Up 1938Photo: Bantam ClubLabels:Made in Butler Monday, November 18, 2019 Fr. Simon Conrad O.F.M. Cap.~ 2013Before entering the St. Fidelis Seminary in nearby Herman, Fr. Conrad lived on Polk Street in Butler. He was ordained a priest in 1946. Fr. Simon is widely remembered as a teacher, communicator and confessor. And till the end he was best known as a consummate gentleman and professional. Through all of his years of ministry, Father was known for his well-crafted and thoughtful preaching. On two occasions his audience was a national one. In 1954, he and fellow Capuchin Fr. Bertin Roll conducted the nations first televised youth mission, which was broadcast live for eight weeks on CBS network televisions Look Up and Live. In 1958, he also preached on CBS network radios Church of the Air. Father wrote two books: Master and Model, a life of Christ, and Brothers of the Sun, a brief history of the Capuchins, which had press runs totaling 40,000.
Glenn is a prominent guitarist, bandleader, arranger and composer. His music features in several films and documentaries.
Some of his recordings:
Chasin' The Blues (2009)
Harlem Mad (2011)
Skinny Minne (2012)
Focus Pocus (2013)
A Little Love This Christmas (2013)
Uptown Jump (2015)
Aint' It Grand? (2018)
Photo: Butler EagleLabels:Bands,BHS Sunday, September 01, 2019 BHS Football Scores ~ 2019
23/08 BHS 21 [L] - North Hills - 46
30/08 BHS 21 [L] - Baldwin - 42
06/09 BHS 07 [L] - Mount Lebanon - 63
13/09 BHS 07 [L] - Pine-Richland - 56
20/09 BHS 00 [L] - Seneca Valley - 55
27/09 BHS 21 [L] - Norwin - 49
04/10 BHS 14 [L] - North Allegheny - 49
11/10 BHS 06 [L] - Pgh. Central Catholic - 55
28/10 BHS 28 [L] - Hempfield Area - 55
25/10 BHS 07 [L] - Canon-McMillan - 35
Labels:BHS Football Scores Sunday, August 25, 2019 Nicole Luttrell ~ BHS '
Beautiful Butler Architecture
Labels:Architecture,Banks,Main Street Monday, April 01, 2019 Butler Artist ~ Claus Leland ~ BSHS 2009 "A painting I did of Butler (I wish I had a better quality, but the painting is no longer in my possession), it was an acrylic 3 by 5 foot and was displayed at the Art Center and the Brick House restaurant."
Claus LelandLabels:Butler Artists,View of Butler Friday, March 15, 2019 Springdale School House ~ Built 1890Photo: Pat GallagherLabels:Center Avenue,Lincoln Avenue,Schools Friday, March 01, 2019 The Swinging Bridge ~Photo: Chris SolariLabels:Diamond Street,Pullman Park,Swinging Bridge Friday, February 15, 2019 Favorite Stop-off ~ Thanks: Laura KoshtLabels:New Castle Road Saturday, January 26, 2019 Graduates ~ St. Paul's School1940
Photo: MitchellLabels:St. Pauls School Sunday, January 13, 2019 South Side Fire Department ~ Photo: Brian LochLabels:Firefighters,Monroe Street Saturday, December 15, 2018 Made in Butler ~American AustinPhoto: Bantam Club
The perfect Christmas present.Labels:Made in Butler Monday, December 10, 2018 Armco Veterans ~ Thanks: Dick GambleLabels:Armco HomeSubscribe to:Posts (Atom)About MeCharlesHöchenschwand, Baden Württemberg, GermanyCharles Cingolani, is an American citizen living in the Black Forest in Germany. A onetime teacher and now retired. He is the author of The Butler Pennsylvania Poems. His In the Wheat : Songs in Your Presence are poems about early spiritual awakening. He has written Civil War poetry and poems about Auschwitz. He has a volume of Collected Poetry.
His translations of German literature: of Eduard Moerike and Rainer Maria Rilke. Also the translation of fairy tales and poetry by Richard von Volkmann-Leander.
Charles's personal blogs: Monk's Progress
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