Butler / Local Interest

Butler - Home of the Jeep

Butler, PA Blog - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 3:26pm
Photo: Barbara Bloom

Stoughton's Beach Entrance Off Rt. 8 ~

Butler, PA Blog - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 6:30pm
Happy Hours they were. . .

Butler Swimming Pool ~ June 1, 1952

Butler, PA Blog - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 6:00am
Photo by "Hopie's" Click to enlarge.  Notice the high diving board and 2 low diving boards.  Sunbathing on roof top.  There used to be a pond in the park close to here where we would ice skate.  The creek was called Sullivan Run.
Thanks: James Cooper

View from Main Street ~ 1920

Butler, PA Blog - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 9:06am
Looking out from Main Street to the Wayne Street Viaduct.
Thanks: Barbara Bloom

Lyndora School ~ 8th Grade ~ 1952

Butler, PA Blog - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 6:23am
Click in picture to enlargeFirst row: R-L
Patty Suchy, Carole Roe, Virginia Schnitzki,
Mr Shricker, Miss Shanor, Mr Kerr, Diane Turner, Mary Lou Klowak
Second row R-L
Unknown, Mary Ann Derkics, Alice Diehl, Jeanne Davis, Mabel Cress, Andrea Gyongosi, Joyce Flack, Yvonne Betres,
Third Row R-LMargaret White, Nancy Herman, Donna Rausch, Dorthy Ballon, Nancy Cubbison, Nancy Longdon, Unknown, Donna SobkowzFourth row R-LLee Hoovler, Leonard Pruckner, Jackie Povlick, Alan Cubbison, John Kosar, Tony Grenek, Fred PolanecTop row R-LDavid Hindman, Frank Komitsky Jr., Tim O'Hara, Russel Crouse, Ronnie Hemphill, Mike Pawk, Phillip MudrickPhoto: Frank Komitsky Jr.

Vacant Lot ~

Butler, PA Blog - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:52pm
At the the corner of Main and Cunningham Streets
with a sign reminding us of an excellent Mens' store.Thanks: Barbara Bloom

View of Butler ~

Butler, PA Blog - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 5:25am
Postmark on the back is dated August 26, 1910 Click on image to enlarge.Thanks: Dennis Moffitt

Henniger House on West Pearl Street ~

Butler, PA Blog - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 12:07pm
A beautiful home, and beautifully kept. 

Boy Scouts ~ Early 1960s.

Butler, PA Blog - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 3:53am
Boy Scouts 
Armco Troop 16 
Lyndora PA Thanks: John Pichler

Click on picture to enlarge.

Is the Penn Theater coming back?

Butler, PA Blog - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 3:49pm
Photo: Mike RehmJune 6, 2015
Good news! Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation is now taking bids, and expects to accept one this week, to repair the abandoned Penn Theater's marquee and façade.
The foundation has allocated $30,000 for the project, likely to start this month, said Dave Farkas, director of the foundation's Main Street projects.Read more: About the revival.

BC3’s 47th Annual Commencement

BC3 President's Blog - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 11:06am
Can you smell it? No, not the flowers or the freshly-cut grass: Graduation is in the air! May 20 is BC3’s 47th Annual Commencement Ceremony during our 50th Golden Anniversary year. The day promises to be an exciting one. The College’s second President from 1970-1984, Dr. Thomas Ten Hoeve, will return as the keynote speaker […]

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