Pottsville, Pennsylvania

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tax on their operations. These business people quickly became aware of other common interests, leading to a series of organizational meetings during September and October 1951 and January 1952. In January 1952, the organization's name officially was changed to National Community Television Association. Early life and career Pleasants was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and did not live in the United States until age 13, when he was sent to school in Philadelphia


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played. Fire Department Pottsville's Fire Department is mostly volunteer. The only non-volunteer positions are the fire chief and four assistant chiefs. The following is a list of fire companies in the city. * Good Intent Fire Co No. 1 (Station 10)- S. Second & W. Division Sts. * Phoenix Fire Co. No. 2 (Station 20)- E. Norwegian & Line Sts


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politician. * John O'Hara, author. * Ralph Peters, author. * Henry Pleasants, engineer and Civil War general. * Howie Smith, musician and educator. * Matt Wachter, musician. * Bill Walsh (Bill Walsh (author)), author and editor. * Jude Wanniski, editor and economic advisor to Ronald Reagan. * Crobot, national rock band signed to Windup Records. * Chris Nabholz, professional baseball player Image:Pottsville High School after completion


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on recreation complex is located at the corner of North Centre Street and Terry Reiley Way in Pottsville. It features a full-size basketball court, horseshoe pits, putting green, and a sand volleyball court. Use of this facility is free to the public. * Others - There are many other playgrounds located through the city, including, 17th Street Playground, 12th Street Playground, 11th & Arch Street Playground, Race Street Playground, Peacock Street Playground, Jalappa Playground, Fairview


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Life O'Hara was born in Pottsville (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania. He attended Niagara Prep for secondary school in Lewiston, New York, where he was named Class Poet for Class of 1924 Matthew Broccoli, The O'Hara Concern. 1975. . His father died at this time, leaving him unable to afford Yale (Yale University), the college of his choice. By all accounts, this disappointment affected O'Hara deeply for the rest of his life and served to hone the keen sense of social awareness that characterizes his work. He worked as a reporter for various newspapers before moving to New York City, where he began to write short stories for magazines. In his early days he was also a film critic, a radio commentator and a press agent; later, with his reputation established, he became a newspaper columnist. While still living in Pottsville, O'Hara covered his hometown Pottsville Maroons of the National Football League for the local newspaper. Professional Football Researchers Association. O'Hara received much critical acclaim for his short stories, more than 200 of which, beginning in 1928, appeared in ''The New Yorker''. Many of these stories (and his later novels) were set in Gibbsville, Pennsylvania, a barely fictionalized version of Pottsville (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), a small city in the coal region (Coal Region) of the United States. Life O'Hara was born in Pottsville (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania. He attended Niagara Prep for secondary school in Lewiston, New York, where he was named Class Poet for Class of 1924 Matthew Broccoli, The O'Hara Concern. 1975. . His father died at this time, leaving him unable to afford Yale (Yale University), the college of his choice. By all accounts, this disappointment affected O'Hara deeply for the rest of his life and served to hone the keen sense of social awareness that characterizes his work. He worked as a reporter for various newspapers before moving to New York City, where he began to write short stories for magazines. In his early days he was also a film critic, a radio commentator and a press agent; later, with his reputation established, he became a newspaper columnist. While still living in Pottsville, O'Hara covered his hometown Pottsville Maroons of the National Football League for the local newspaper. Professional Football Researchers Association. O'Hara received much critical acclaim for his short stories, more


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played. Alcoholic beverages * Beer was brewed by the colonials in Philadelphia from its very start. In addition to Philadelphia-style porter being known throughout the world, Philadelphia was ranked as one of the 14 best beer cities in the world by Frommer's in 2011. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - The World's Best Cities for Beer Slideshow at Frommer's A lager brewery was established in the Northern Liberties (Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) section in the 1840s. The beer most associated with Philadelphia today is perhaps Yuengling (D.G. Yuengling & Son), brewed in nearby Pottsville, Pennsylvania. At one point, the city had more than a hundred breweries, though most closed with Prohibition. '''Schmidt's''' and '''Ortlieb's''' were the city's last mass-market brewers, both out of business by the 1990s. Today, a handful of micro-breweries operate in and around the city, including Yards (Yards Brewing Company), the Philadelphia Brewing Company, Sly Fox, Lion Brewery, Manayunk, Red Bell, Victory (Victory Brewing Company), Flying Fish, and Nodding Head (see Breweries in Philadelphia). * Spirits (Distilled beverage) - Philadelphia Distilling is a distillery in East Falls, Philadelphia. It produces Bluecoat Gin, Penn 1681 Vodka and Vieux CarrĂ© Absinthe. Publicker Industries once operated a distillery along the Delaware River just north of the Walt Whitman Bridge. It produced Old Hickory bourbon (bourbon whiskey) and other spirits, as well as industrial alcohol. Medical Missionary Dr. Isaac Wiley commenced the practice of medicine in Western Pennsylvania, subsequently moving to Pottsville (Pottsville, Pennsylvania) in 1849. Shortly thereafter, at the request of Dr. Durbin, Isaac agreed to go as a medical missionary to Foochow, China. The Schuylkill Campus was originally chartered in 1934 and was located in Pottsville (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), approximately 6 miles (10 km) north of the current campus. Classes were originally held in rented spaced, and laboratory facilities for science students were shared with an area high school. After World War II, the college began to grow, and in 1953, they began offering their first full associate degree programs. In the 1960s, the nearly 500 student body was outgrowing its Pottsville facilities, and the college looked to relocate. In 1967, they opened a new campus on a former farm. History NCTA first was organized as the National Community Television Council in September 1951, when a small group of community antenna (CATV) operators met at a hotel in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. They gathered in response to concern over the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) attempts to impose an 8% excise tax on their operations. These business people quickly became aware of other common interests, leading to a series of organizational meetings during September and October 1951 and January 1952. In January 1952, the organization's name officially was changed to National Community Television Association. Early life and career Pleasants was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and did not live in the United States until age 13, when he was sent to school in Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). He worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad and in anthracite coal mines. In 1857, he moved to Pottsville, Pennsylvania, to become a civil engineer in the local mining industry. Pottsville history thumb 250px left AmeriGas, Ypsilanti, MI (Image:AmeriGas_Ypsilanti.JPG) Under the UGI Utilities, Inc., UGI serves 544,000 natural gas and 60,000 electricity customers in eastern and central Pennsylvania, including customers of UGI Penn Natural Gas (formerly PG Energy) and UGI Central Penn Gas (formerly PPL Gas Utilities). UGI Utilities operates in the urban areas in and around Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania), Reading (Reading, Pennsylvania), Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania), Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), Easton (Easton, Pennsylvania), Hazleton (Hazleton, Pennsylvania), Wilkes Barre (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), Lock Haven (Lock Haven, Pennsylvania), Pottsville (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), Stroudsburg (Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania), Lewistown (Lewistown, Pennsylvania), Huntingdon (Huntingdon, Pennsylvania), Shippensburg (Shippensburg, Pennsylvania), Lewisburg (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania), Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania) and Williamsport (Williamsport, Pennsylvania).


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placed one of his first generators plants here in 1883. The Edison Plant in Mount Carmel was the 8th in the world. History The community was founded as a resort community serving coal barons and other members of the wealthy elite of nearby Pottsville, Pennsylvania. A small summer stock theatre operated during the 1920s, in which actors such as John Kenley performed. Frackville sits in the middle of Northeastern Pennsylvania's historic Coal Region, about 4 miles south


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web title Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012 url http: www.census.gov popest data cities totals 2012 SUB-EST2012.html work Population Estimates publisher U.S. Census Bureau accessdate December 11, 2013 As of the census of 2000, there were 15,549 people, 6,399 households, and 3,877 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,697.4 people


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daily newspaper serving Pottsville. There are also three radio stations broadcasting from Pottsville. * WAVT-FM 101.9-FM (Hot AC) * WPAM 1450-AM (Oldies) * WPPA 1360-AM (Talk & Sports) The area is also served by local television stations from the Scranton Wilkes-Barre area. They include WNEP-TV 16 (ABC), WYOU-TV 22 (CBS), WBRE-TV 28 (NBC), WVIA-TV 44 (PBS) and WOLF-TV 56 (FOX). Communications Dial telephone service came to Pottsville on August 30, 1956 with Mayor George


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1, 1811, the County of Schuylkill was erected out of portions of Berks and Northampton; this placed the site of Pottsville in Schuylkill County. The town was formally laid out in 1816 by a local surveyor, Henry Donnell. Pottsville was established as a village in Norwegian Township in 1819 and incorporated as a borough on February 19, 1828. In 1829, D.G. Yuengling & Son established the oldest operated family beer brewery in the United States. In 1851 Pottsville became the county seat

the 18th Amendment (Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution), Yuengling (David Yuengling) stopped making beer and moved to production of "near beer". The three brews produced in this time were the Yuengling Special (the most popular brand), Yuengling Por-Tor (a version of their "celebrated Pottsville Porter"), and finally, the Yuengling Juvo, which was a cereal beverage. Then-owner Frank Yuengling (Frank D. Yuengling) also opened the Yuengling Dairy, which

produced ice cream and other dairy products for the local area. These ventures helped to keep the company afloat during that period. When the 18th Amendment was repealed (Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution), Yuengling stopped production of "near beer" and resumed making alcoholic beverages. The brewery famously sent a truckload of its Winner Beer to the White House in 1933 as thanks to President Franklin D. Roosevelt for the repeal of Prohibition

Pottsville, Pennsylvania

'''Pottsville''' is a city in, and the county seat of, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. north-west of Philadelphia. It is located in Pennsylvania's Coal Region.

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