On March 1, 1977, water poured into the Porter Tunnel mine in western Schuylkill County. Emergency crews raced to the scene.
A letter from Corporal Irvin Schwartz from December 1944 is excerpted in the West Schuylkill Press-Herald.
The West Schuylkill Press-Herald summarized what Irvin Schwartz reported seeing in the bomb-damaged capital of Great Britain in March 1944.
In a letter written on January 30, 1944, Pfc. Irvin Schwartz opined on high school basketball in his native Schuylkill County.
Private Schwartz writes home to Schuylkill County from training camp in Mississippi in the summer fo 1943.
In this prologue to our "Letters from War" series, newspaper columnist Irvin Schwartz pens his farewell in May 1943.
A soldier from Schuylkill County was stunned when he found photographs from the Pennsylvania Coal Region in a magazine published in Nazi Germany.
In early October 1918, pandemic influenza descended on Schuylkill County and left thousands dead.
In the autumn of 1860, the Wide Awakes swept over Schuylkill County.
A recent visit to the site of Kalmia Colliery in Schuylkill County reveals life in an abandoned patch town.