The young soldier from Pine Grove, PA checked in with his former boss at the West Schuylkill Press-Herald in early fall 1944.
The game ended in a scoreless tie. But that doesn't mean the circumstances surrounding this game aren't fascinating.
Irvin Schwartz's letter to his family in Schuylkill County was printed in the West Schuylkill Press-Herald in the summer of 1944.
A writer in Luzerne County penned a beautiful, yet sad, remembrance of Christmas Eves past and the memories they inspired amid a terrible time in the country's history.
And a German immigrant with a (now) famous last name raced to Schuylkill County to quench the city's thirst for suds.
Pfc. Irvin Schwartz wrote home to Schuylkill County in June 1944 to celebrate the work of his hometown newspaper in their coverage of D-Day.
An editorial from a newspaper in Pottsville during the 1918 pandemic reminds us to be thankful for life amid a time of death.
In November 1938, the Pittston Gazette published an editorial calling for a reconsideration of America's strict immigration policies.
A brief letter from Pfc. Irvin Schwartz to his former boss at the West Schuylkill Press-Herald in April 1944.
The West Schuylkill Press-Herald summarized what Irvin Schwartz reported seeing in the bomb-damaged capital of Great Britain in March 1944.