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Tamaqua vs Saucon Valley

Saucon Valley ended Tamaqua’s season with a win in the D11 playoffs. 22 more words


'Good Deed Gone Wrong' in Schuylkill County

GIRARDVILLE —¬†Gary Reidel says he thought his life was over.

“I don’t think people comprehend what it’s like laying on the ground not knowing if these people around you are going to be the last people you see,” Reidel said. 405 more words


Police: Man Shot in the Back after Argument

TAMAQUA — A man is charged with attempted murder after a weekend shooting in Schuylkill County.

Charles Heffelfinger, 23, from Tamaqua, is accused of shooting Gary Reidel, 36, on Orwigsburg Street in the borough before 2 a.m. 28 more words


Drive-In Times

Did you know that the drive-in movie theater was patented in Camden, New Jersey, in 1933? Richard Hollingshead, who worked for a chemical company, is created as the inventor. 447 more words

Bald Eagle Being Cared for in Schuylkill County

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY — An animal hospital in Schuylkill County is caring for a bald eagle that appears to be sick.

Workers at Companion Animal Hospital near Tamaqua say the eagle is very weak and may have lead poisoning. 25 more words


Pottsville vs Tamaqua

Coming off their big win over Scranton Prep, Pottsville played at Tamaqua and played very well.  Crimson Tide won 65-22. 21 more words


Standing with Standing Rock

TAMAQUA — There was no chanting, just a peaceful protest.

About a dozen people in Tamaqua stood in solidarity with the thousands protesting against an oil pipeline project in North Dakota. 355 more words