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19 Year Old Wins Republican Ticket for Mayor's Race in Tamaqua

TAMAQUA — We are getting a clearer picture of the winners and losers from Tuesday’s Pennsylvania primary election.

In Schuylkill County, one community could have a mayor that lists high school graduation as a recent accomplishment. 420 more words

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Tamaqua Knocks Out Minersville in Schuylkill Softball Semifinals

The Tamaqua softball team beat Minersville 11-5 in the Schuylkill League semifinals, handing the Battlin’ Miners their first league loss of the season. The Blue Raiders will face Pine Grove Area in the league championship on Thursday. 29 more words

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Suffering Dog Found Shot, Unable to be Saved

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY — A dog had to be put down after rescuers say he was shot in the head. The dog was found in a coal field in Schuylkill County and volunteers were horrified when they realized his head wound came from a bullet. 383 more words

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Animal Rescue Donation Jar Stolen

TAMAQUA — Police are searching for a man who stole an animal rescue donation box in Schuylkill County.

The Tamaqua Area Animal Rescue was saving up the money for a new building. 326 more words

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Tamaqua vs Saucon Valley

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

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'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

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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

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