"Pottsville celebrated the advent of the new wet era with one of the driest evenings in its history."
The writers at the "Pottsville Republican" struggled to find words for the horrific death toll of Spanish flu in October 1918.
And a plea to consider what the Confederate battle flag meant to the local soldiers who fought and died in the Civil War.
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.
The Schuylkill County seat got into the panoramic map craze in 1889, creating a fantastic resource available to modern researchers.
A vivid account of the execution of six "Molly Maguires" at Pottsville on June 21, 1877
On this 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are remembering how the Pennsylvania home front marked the historic moment.
Private Thomas Hudson disappeared during the Civil War. His mother set out to find out what happened to her son.
Editor Benjamin Bannan vehemently supported the end of slavery in the summer of 1862.