Last Sunday, I visited Centralia, PA, a nearly non-existent town about 125 miles northwest of Philadelphia. I went there as a tourist to see what had become of the town known for sitting atop a mine fire that has been burning since 1962. 641 more words
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - A Centralia, Il. native and his family were the driving forces behind the “Brady” gun control bill.
The bill was named after White House press secretary James Brady, who was injured in the 1981 assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan. 122 more words
Centralia’s Ron Brown was named Coach of the Year, while his player Baylor Scott made the Evergreen 2A Conference first team. W.F. West’s Tanner Gueller and Nathan Sherfey also made the first team. 88 more words
Don’t expect this to be the only time you see WSU-bound Nike McClure on an awards list. The W.F. West post player was named the Evergreen 2A Conference MVP as the Bearcats tore through the league schedule like tissue paper. 128 more words
Elmwood Cemetery is located in the southern Illinois’ town of Centralia off Gragg and Sycamore Streets directly west of the Raccoon Creek Reservoir. Originally called Centralia Cemetery (and sometimes referred to as such today), the graveyard was in use in the 1860s but not officially established until 1877. 635 more words