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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. 353 more words

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Starting a New Tradition to Help Others in Tamaqua

TAMAQUA — ┬áTraditions are built on holidays like Thanksgiving. For people such as the Christman family, this is their first time coming out to the Salvation Army in downtown Tamaqua to enjoy some turkey dinner. 217 more words

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Tamaqua Introduces Online Bill Payments

TAMAQUA — If you live in Tamaqua, you probably know the drill when it comes time to pay your water, sewer, and garbage bills. You either come to the borough building and pay in person or mail a payment to the borough. 192 more words

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Coaches' Corner Playoff Preview: District 11

Circle around Schuylkill and Carbon Counties for a look at teams hitting the gridiron in post-season play. 19 more words

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From Eyesore to Landmark - Cabooses in Tamaqua Get TLC

TAMAQUA — Two old cabooses in Schuylkill County are getting a new look, thanks to some volunteers.

It was a perfect day Friday to paint a caboose in Schuylkill County. 236 more words

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Clothing Drive to Help People Coming Out of Rehab

TAMAQUA– This the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce, along with the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce, began a new clothing drive.

“People can come here to the chamber and drop off their business clothing, their men’s and woman’s. 223 more words

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Man Pretends to Help Couple with Finances, Writes Checks to Himself

TAMAQUA — A business man in Schuylkill County was convicted of bilking an elderly couple out of more than $300-thousand dollars last year.

Officials say Alfonso Picone of Tamaqua met the couple at his family’s restaurant, La Colce Casa, in Tamaqua and offered to help them with their finances. 51 more words

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