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industrial city (1990 pop. 16,603), seat of Schuylkill co., E Pa., on the Schuylkill River; inc. 1847. Once an anthracite coal mining center, it manufactures plastic products, processed foods, transportation equipment, filters, apparel, beverages, and steel products, and is a distribution center. Pottsville was a rallying place for the Molly MaguiresMolly Maguires
, secret organization of Irish-Americans in the coal-mining districts of Pennsylvania. Its name came from a woman who led an extralegal, antilandlord organization in Ireland during the 1840s, and its membership was drawn from the Ancient Order of Hibernians, an
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, who were tried there in 1877.
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She will be based out of the bank's newly acquired office centre on Woodglen Road, Pottsville PA.
Golden LivingCenter, York Terrace in Pottsville, SCHUYLKILL County
The next step after that will be a "technical review" by the mining office in Pottsville to ensure the application fulfills all necessary regulations.
The company had been in negotiations for the former Coors Memphis brewery, and when that fell through, Yuengling expanded its Pottsville and Tampa production capabilities.
Porcupine, Schumacher, Porcupine, Pottsville, and Golden City were marked while 2011 commemorated the great Porcupine Fire.
Elhajj) Barket of Pottsville, PA; 3 sisters, Antoinette Hughes, Susan Kennedy, and Bernadette Dutton; and brother, Tony Koury; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
They lived together in the small town of Pottsville where Mr Aslam managed an apartment complex.
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POTTSVILLE, PA: Harbor Freight Tools, the national retailer of tools and home improvement equipment, has leased 13,360 s/f at the Fairlane Village Mall in Pottsville, Pa.
This account of the Battle of the Crater in July of 1864 describes how the 48th Pennsylvania regiment, from the mining town of Pottsville, excavated a mine and tunneled under Confederate entrenchments.
Called BRASS, this bullet proofing material is being produced by Norplex-Micarta of Pottsville, Iowa.