Aug 16, 2013
Rescue site now privately owned
According to John Bova, son of deceased miner Louis Bova, the area where the rescue bore holes were driven and the resting place of miner Bova is now owned by Eva Bova.
No joy in rescue
For survivors David Fellin and Henry "Hank" Throne, there was no sense of joy in being rescued after two weeks' entrapment deep inside the Oneida #2 mine near Sheppton.
Entombed in a mine
On this date exactly 50 years ago, the world awoke to learn of a nightmare unfolding in Sheppton, a small village in Schuylkill County.
Body of Pa. man killed by flooding is found
The body of a missing 86-year-old man swept away by rising flood waters after storms inundated central Pennsylvania has been found, authorities said Sunday.
Schuylkill County property transfers
Randall G. and Jamie Goddreau to James D. and Jeanne A. Schlotter, property on south side of MapleTerrace, Talk Oak Section, Lake Hauto Development, Rush Township, $375,000. Kyle M. Mummey, Sheppton, East Union Township, to Matthew A. and Kelly A. Lucas, Zion Grove, parcel on south side of Jaypeak Lane, at the cove of Green Mountain in Cove ... (more)