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A Newspaper Staff Farewell…

To all the dedicated readers of the Miners Pub Newspaper, thank you for visiting our website. It's been quite the bewildering year to say the least: random shutdowns, school desks in the cafeteria, sports with limited audiences, virtual assignments, all of these oddities have resulted in one of the strangest years in Minersville history. We... Continue Reading →

Flashback Fridays: May 2013

Announced on May 21, 2013, the Xbox One had an emphasis on internet-based features, including the ability to record and stream gameplay, and the ability to integrate the ability to watch cable or satellite TV through the console with an enhanced guide. The console was released in November 2013 and has sold 46.9 million units... Continue Reading →

Flashback Fridays: May 2004

"Yeah!" Sung by Usher, topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart for 12 consecutive weeks, before being dethroned by Usher's follow-up single "Burn". "Yeah!" was the longest-running number one single in 2004. It was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. The song also received a similar response in other countries, topping in... Continue Reading →

This week through history

On April 30th, 1789 the first president of the United States was officially inaugurated. George Washington was sworn in around noon, outside of the Federal Hall building in New York City. Despite his term beginning on March 4th, Congress did not ratify his Electoral College votes until April 6th. This was due to a lack... Continue Reading →

Flashback Friday: April 1988

Beetlejuice is a 1988 American fantasy comedy film directed by Tim Burton, produced by the Geffen Company. The plot revolves around a recently deceased couple (Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis) who become ghosts haunting their former home, and devious poltergeist named Betelgeuse from the Netherworld who tries to scare away the new inhabitants (Catherine O'Hara,... Continue Reading →

Flashback Fridays: April 2007

Released in theatres on April 16th 2007, Spider-Man 3 grossed nearly $900 million worldwide On this day fourteen years ago, Spider-Man 3 premiered at the Roppongi Hills Mori Tower in Tokyo. Spider-Man 3 is the third film in the Tobey Maguire-lead saga of New York's most famous superhero. Directed by Sam Raimi, Spider-Man 3 is... Continue Reading →

Miners Monthly Art! (March Edition)

Welcome back to yet another edition of the Miners Monthly Art! This month's entry comes from Ellayna Boyer (Sophomore), and her whimsical sketch, "Fleeting Dreams." "Fleeting Dreams" The character in this artwork is not just a typical princess, but rather a princess elf. According to Boyer, the butterflies in this drawing represents this character's hopes... Continue Reading →

Spring Prom is blossoming!

Juniors and Seniors of the Minersville Area Jr/Sr. High School can now pick up tickets for this year's Spring Prom. Tickets cost $50.00 each, and can be found in either Mrs. Motley's or Mrs. Howells' rooms. Where this year's festivities diverge from the past is the location of the event. Traditionally, the Minersville spring formal... Continue Reading →

Flashback Fridays: 1992

Fifteen-year-old American swimmer, and Harrisburg, PA native, Anita Nall breaks the 200m breaststroke world record twice in the SAME day at the US Swimming championships in Indianapolis; Once in the preliminary "heats" to the finals, and then again, when she won the finals in 2:25.35. Nall would go on to win gold at the 1992... Continue Reading →

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