Olga Khazan's January 2020 article highlights how depression, economic peril, and stress ushered in the opioid crisis in Northeastern PA.
A scene from the film mirrors the experience of a Coal Region doctor who served with the British in WWI.
On December 18, 1869, six people were killed when a mine cave-in swallowed their homes in Luzerne County.
A memoir from the 1930s describes the hard life of a breaker boy in Civil War-era Schuylkill County.
A new tradition was born when Schuylkill County celebrated its first Thanksgiving in November 1845.
Halloween could get pretty rowdy in the City of Pottsville in the 19th century.
A recent comment on our blog pointed out an amazing resource made available by the Pennsylvania State Archives.
The Schuylkill County seat got into the panoramic map craze in 1889, creating a fantastic resource available to modern researchers.
Author Mark Bulik eloquently describes the labor wars that consumed Schuylkill County in the 1870s.
On July 25, 1877, more than 1,000 workers marched in Shamokin. They were shot down by a local militia.