Budd served during the Civil War and later became a prominent citizen in Dauphin County's largest mining community.
In September 1862, Irish immigrants living near Scranton rose up to resist efforts to enroll local men for the draft and service in the Civil War.
Author Mark Bulik eloquently describes the labor wars that consumed Schuylkill County in the 1870s.
In 1944, a clothing drive held in Hazleton gathered clothes to help war refugees in Italy.
A Philly Inquirer reporter discovers the passion for Polish food in the heart of the Coal Region.
A recent visit to a cemetery in Schuylkill County inspired an examination of a dark chapter of local history.