Northwestern Press

Thursday, February 21, 2019
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Discussion on Feb. 5

By The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host author Dr. Cheryl Renee Gooch to discuss her newest book, “Hinsonville’s Heroes: Black Civil War Soldiers of Chester County, Pennsylvania,” Feb. 5 at the Holiday Inn...

PRESS PHOTOS BY SUSAN BRYANTAllentown State Hospital, 1600 Hanover Ave., Allentown, which was in operation Oct. 3, 1913, until Dec. 17, 2010, as a psychiatric hospital, is set for demolition later this year. The Pennsylvania Department of General Services hosted media for a walk-through on Jan. 24.

Letter to the Editor

By The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

Years ago, before I knew what the buildings even were, I remember driving past the former Allentown State Hospital and doing a double take.

I pulled onto the campus and took a walk. The stately grounds and handsome...