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Tamaqua Ready for 2016 Season

The Tamaqua Blue Raiders look to improve in 2016. The High School football season begins Friday, August 26th. 22 more words

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Back to School Dates for Area Schools

Back to School for the 2016-17 school year is approaching quickly. Here is some areas starting days:

Minersville Area- Monday, August 29th, 2016.

Pottsville Area- 30 more words


Pennsylvania Considering Increasing Tax on Cigarettes

TAMAQUA — Negotiations continue as lawmakers work to agree on a budget before Thursday’s deadline.

One proposal being considered that would help close the gap is a new tax on tobacco products. 311 more words


Tamaqua Vehicle Vandals Caught

TAMAQUA — More than 20 cars and trucks were damaged in the last two weeks, but police believe they’ve caught the vandals, adding they admitted to it all. 218 more words


UPDATE: Man Who Allegedly Assaulted Officer in Custody

TAMAQUA — UPDATE FRIDAY: Police in Schuylkill County have taken a suspect into custody for allegedly assaulting an officer.

Authorities said Jonathan Pauly was arrested around 10:30 p.m. 343 more words


UPDATE: No Charges Expected to Be Filed After Two Young Girls Hit by Car in Tamaqua

UPDATE: Two 5-year-old girls are in stable condition after being hit by a car in Tamaqua.

Police do not expect to file any criminal charges against the driver, Virginia Sisak of Barnesville, after the crash Wednesday morning. 390 more words


Palmerton vs Tamaqua

Palmerton played Tamaqua in the D11 ‘AAA’ baseball semi final game.  The Blue Bombers rallied to win it with three runs late, 4-3 Palmerton. 22 more words