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Tamaqua Salvation Army Seeing More Delivery Orders

TAMAQUA — Organizers at Tamaqua’s Salvation Army are seeing quite a shift in how people are enjoying their meals through their Thanksgiving dinner.

At first glance, it might look like there was a lot of people coming out to the dinner on West Broad Street. 170 more words


Man Wanted on Child Sex Charges in Schuylkill County

TAMAQUA — A man from Schuylkill County is wanted on child sex charges.

Thomas Rockwell of Tamaqua is accused of assaulting three young girls numerous times over two years in Schuylkill County. 32 more words


Huge Fire Hits Tamaqua

TAMAQUA —  A powerful fire gutted two homes and left four others damaged in Tamaqua Saturday night.

The fire started around 8:30 p.m. and forced victims to scramble onto Orwigsburg Street. 349 more words


A Soldier's Response About Syrian Refugees

TAMAQUA — There has been much debate over the past couple of days over whether America should be allowing Syrian refugees into our country since the terrorist attacks in Paris. 420 more words


Businesses in Limbo on West Broad Street

TAMAQUA — A handful of businesses inside an old building in Tamaqua are worried about the future.

The employees found out on Wednesday that the building is going up for auction. 388 more words


Juvenile Accused of Stealing Thousands of Dollars of Fire Equipment

TAMAQUA — Investigators in Tamaqua tell us the theft happened in broad daylight.

Volunteer firefighters were seen collecting equipment in a video taken by Tamaquaarea.com shortly after it had been stolen from one of their trucks. 349 more words


sidelined: a story of family, football and fate

I grew up in a small coal-mining town in Northeastern Pennsylvania during the 1950s and 60s. As the daughter of the High School football coach, I learned quickly that if anthracite coal was king, football was indeed his most revered son. 1,825 more words

Coal Region Girl