This pictorial history continues the story of the Mahay area, a community located at the heart of the Pennsylvania anthracite mining region. Mahay Area Revisited encompasses the years 1913 1963. These vintage photographs depict the history, culture, faith, tragedies, industry, beauty, and strength of this region as well as its people, which includes an Oscar winner, Victor Schertzinger, as well as the composer of the No. 1 hit Once in Awhile, Michael (Slowitzky) Edwards, and the inventor of cable television, John (Walsonavich) Walson. The images of the Victoria Theater ( the Vic ), schools, parks, churches, businesses, collieries, and citizens present a rich and complex tapestry of a close-knit, vibrant community that includes Mahay City and surrounding villages or patches such as New Boston, Dela, St. Nicholas, and Barnesville.