John Schalcosky

Personal Collection of John Schalcosky
Andrew Limberg
May 16, 2019 - 11:40 am
Did you know that the only American ever arrested and accused of being the notorious ‘Jack the Ripper’ once lived in Pittsburgh!?!
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John Schalcosky's personal collection
Andrew Limberg
May 09, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Pittsburgh, the only “burg” in the United States with an “H”, was named after William Pitt, the Earl of Chatham but did you know that he was the Prime Minister of Great Brittan – twice!?
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Odd PIttsburgh/ John Schalcosky's Personal Collection
Andrew Limberg
May 02, 2019 - 11:28 am
Think you know Pittsburgh Hockey history? Hockey didn’t just begin here with the Penguins. Hockey has been continually played in the Burgh since 1895. We had SIXTEEN other teams and even three All-Female hockey teams, but most have been lost to time, that is until now! In this episode of the...
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John Schalcosky's Newspaper Collection
Andrew Limberg
April 25, 2019 - 11:56 am
Gustave Whitehead was only 25-years-old when he moved to Bates Street in Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh with his wife and newborn daughter in early 1899.
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The Pittsburgh Oddcast
April 18, 2019 - 12:54 pm
December 7, 1941, September 11, 2001. Those are days that Americans will never forget. For Pittsburghers there is another day that should always be remembered, April 10, 1845.
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Andrew Limberg
Andrew Limberg
April 11, 2019 - 11:10 am
In this episode of the Pittsburgh Oddcast, WQED’s incomparable Rick Sebak joins us as we discover and recite what is essentially - 1787 Pittsburgh “clickbait”.
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April 05, 2019 - 9:37 am
John Schalcosky, the Founder of the Odd, Mysterious and Fascinating History of Pittsburgh has joined the KDKA Radio team with his own podcast, the “Pittsburgh Oddcast”.
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
March 15, 2019 - 10:42 am
Founder of the Odd, Mysterious and Fascinating History of Pittsburgh, John Schalcosky, joined KDKA Radio on Friday morning to talk about the history of St. Patrick's Day in Pittsburgh.
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
October 12, 2018 - 2:15 pm
The Original Oyster House celebrates an incredible anniversary and with the World Series right around the corner, John Schalcosky Founder of the Odd, Mysterious and Fascinating History of Pittsburgh takes a look at some of the most incredible Pirates World Series facts!
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