Relighting the Smouldering Embers

By Molly Briana McMullen

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, is an area where coal was king. Tradition and history here run as deeply as the anthracite veins once did, and though there are still many who are proud of this past, most find it difficult to cope with its loss even decades after it happened. Now, the city searches for its next big industry or something to pull it out of the smoldering embers it has been left in. Despite this, a few hidden diamonds in the area promise that this region will survive and perhaps prove that hope is still alive for the area to be relit with life.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s