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January 24, 2018

Consider the Can: Beer Can Appreciation Day

Looking for something to celebrate? How about singing the praises of National Beer Can Appreciation Day? Today is not just another generic "national day." Jan. 24 is the very day that canned beer first hit the American market in 1935.

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December 20, 2017

A Pivotal Moment – December 23, 1972: The Immaculate Reception

December 23, 1972: There are certain moments in sports that define a team, an era, or an individual. The Immaculate Reception is one of those defining moments – separating the same old Steelers from the Super Bowl Steelers.

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December 13, 2017

The Mystery of the McKeesport Menorah

The Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives recently acquired this charming electric menorah from the Iszauk family of White Oak, Pa., a borough outside McKeesport. No one in the Jewish community in McKeesport could provide any information about the origins of the electric menorah, but we dug a littler deeper.

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