Those Were the Days

After 113 years of continuous publication in various forms, the Mon Valley Daily Independent closed  on December 31, 2015. Many pictures of Mon Valley Western Chapter inductees became available.

So here they are, a trip down memory lane. Enjoy!

Don Asmonga  Dr. "Red" Carlson M.D.
 Lou “ Bimbo” Cecconi  Bruce Dal Canton
 James “Rab” Currie  Dale Hamer
 Valerio "Val" Jansante  Frank Lignelli
 "Bap” Manzini  Joe McCune
 Pat Mullen  Stan Musial
 Armand Niccolai  Jeff Petrucci
  Bill Robinson  Jimmy Russell
 James Russell  Steve Stepanian

Click on the name above to view their picture and bio.


  • In 1961 McKeesport HS played Beaver Falls HS in the WPIAL Championship at West Field in Munhall. The center fielder for McKeesport was Bill Robinson, played for the Pirates and Phillies. The center fielder for Beaver Falls was none other than Joe Namath.