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Eastman last won the day on January 11 2016

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  1. Regretfully we need to let our loyal customers know that at this time the DuBois Diner has made the decision to close permanently. Thank you for your support and all the nice words of encouragement that we have received from all of you. We all know the rumors will start to fly, but it is due to lack of employees. We had numerous ads out but were just not getting the applications that are needed to run efficiently. We want to thank all of patrons for the past 16 years . This has been a very hard decision to make for all involved. We also want to thank all of the loyal employees that have stood by through out all of this , You are all great people and wish the best for all .
  2. If you buy the good beef hot dogs (not frankfurters) like Ball Park in either regular or bun length there is only 8 in a pack and has been for years. No extra buns. 😁
  3. How many tax dollars are spent subsidizing lazy ass people who don’t want to work?
  4. BS, not all electricity is produced in coal burning electric plants, electric vehicles still pay the tax on registration renewal, state inspection, tire tax, etc which are all supposed to be used for maintaining the highways. No I don’t currently own an electric vehicle but like it or not it is the future.
  5. The Hotel Emery is long gone along with most all historic buildings in Falls Creek. ...With the construction of a two-story brick store and residence built by Mr. J. L. Reed to spur grown, other homes quickly followed and the town was named Evergreen. A large, four-story hotel, the Lamontague, was erected at the corner of Main and First Streets and provided porches with easy seats from which to view the crowded streets each night. Until it burned down nearly a dozen years later, the Lamontague was the center of activity for the community. Two other hotels served the town during its boom days, the Emory on Main Street and the Casey House on Taylor Avenue. It was not until 1890 that streets were laid out and tree stumps finally cleared from the land. A few houses and stores stood along the street lines, but in rainy weather, rubber boats were required to reach them... http://duboishs.com/index.php/falls-creek-backgrund/
  6. I remember Buzz doing odd jobs for people when I was a young lad. He once hand dug a ditch for a neighbor probably 50 feet long and 3 feet deep for a water line from the house to the curb with a pick and spade. He was a very strong and dirty looking older man. I distinctly remember the brown pants he had on and for some reason the front pockets were cut out exposing his dirty looking legs. Now being fair he was no threat and I remember him being kind and a hard working man just making money doing manual labor to live on. My mother who use to feed the bums that hung around the old B & O shops by the big Sandy Bridge still didn't want me to hang around Buzz, but of course I still use to go over and watch him work.
  7. I have been doing a lot of sorting through stuff at my late in-laws house since their passing last month and ran across these interesting copies of pictures and a newspaper article. Downtown Falls Creek with a dirt Main Street and a LOT of buildings. The Falls Creek Tannery workers and dried hides. Bringing the old smokestack down at the Tannery. It took 45 sticks of dynamite to bring the 150 foot tall stack with walls of 4 feet 9 inch thick at the base down.
  8. I have no idea what the 2 plants are that my neighbor gave me to plant this year...grows his from seed...but for the 2nd time this week I've had BLT's with them tomatoes! MMMMMMMMM...SOOOOOOOO DELICIOUS!!! Big, red, juicey, and taste like a tomatoe should...doesn't get much better than that!:exc:
  9. When out sweeping anti-skid from the yard after work I noticed my tulips poking out about 1"...and there are 60's in the forecast next week I seen on channel 6 news tonight...ABOUT TIME!!!
  10. When I was a kid Merritt Edner's was right across the street from where Frank's is. The building they were in is right beside the road that goes along the tracks back to now, Giant Eagle. I remember going there with my Dad to get his tax return done.
  11. Found this about the DuBois Brewery searching for something else...very interesting. The Brewery There seems to be some debate as to exactly when Frank Hahne came to DuBois and broke ground on his own facility. One source claims 1898, another 1897. It seems most likely that this occurred between April and the end of 1896. It was on April 16, 1896, that the DuBois Weekly Courier reported: "Some new developments in connection with the brewery may be looked for in the near future." There were a number of reasons Hahne chose the DuBois site for his facility, but the most frequently cited was the excellence of the water supply. He purchased 2300 acres surrounding the local reservoir to protect the watershed from pollution. By 1906, the brewery had four products on the market: DuBois Wurzburger, Hahne's Export Pilsener, DuBois Porter and DuBois Budweiser. The Budweiser name would be at the center of controversy for 60 years between DuBois Brewing and Anheuser-Busch. The DuBois brands soon traveled far and wide for a brewery of its size; ranging up to 150 miles away and selling well in Buffalo, Erie and Pittsburgh. The brewery's 300 barrel kettle was kept busy churning out brands, while the left-over grain materials were pressed and sold for cattle feed and grist mills in the rural areas surrounding DuBois. As with many other American breweries, DuBois Brewing moved right along until 1918 and the advent of Prohibition. The brewery shifted production to "near beer", soft drinks and opened H&G Ice Company. The ice house still stands and shows the significant date of 1919. According to the April 7, 1933 DuBois Courier the brewery won the honor of being one of only two breweries in the entire nation that had never violated or been suspected of violating the Prohibition laws since the 18th amendment became effective. As a result, DuBois Brewing Company was issued license number G-2 allowing them to resume brewing immediately on Repeal. Other breweries had to wait varying periods as a form of punishment. On the first day of beer production, DuBois products sold at between 10 and 15 cents per pint bottle. A glass at local taverns was 10 cents. Frank Hahne died in 1932 and the brewery was passed to his son Frank Jr. Frank Jr. was the only son. He had a son who died in infancy denying the family an heir. The tragedy of this was not realized until 1967. Frank Hahne Jr. sold the brewery to Pittsburgh Brewing in 1967. The new owners of the Budweiser name reportedly "settled" with Anheuser-Busch to the tune of a $1 million dollar profit for Pittsburgh Brewing. Five years later, in May of 1972, the brewery was closed forever, leaving 100 workers out of a job. http://www.worldlingo.com/ma/enwiki/en/DuBois,_Pennsylvania
  12. I have 2 plants like always. My neighbor gave them to me from ones he planted from seed...same as last year, but they got the dreaded disease last year and I didn't get one good tomatoe. I've had some yellowed leaves and stems on the lower part of the plant which then died, but no black spots yet. I picked the first red one tonight...after 2 BLT's, it's gone! DELICIOUS!!!...I hope there is more.
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