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TamaquaArea.com will restart after positions are filled

TamaquaArea.com will restart after positions are filled

Volunteer community reporters, photographers and news gatherers are needed to keep TamaquaArea.com running; as well as to greatly improve its services to the community. Approximately 6-10 volunteer positions are needed for the website to continue. Long-term goal is 30 volunteers. Most will simply volunteer via their home computer. Others only need their smart phones. These volunteer positions are great for […]

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Over 110 Upcoming Event Posters and Such…

Over 110 Upcoming Event Posters and Such…

Here are over 110 upcoming event posters, activities and such (in order by date) starting today. Click any image to enlarge OR to scroll through the album. Or click HERE to view/share any of these posters directly from Facebook. Or click HERE to view the TamaquaArea.com Calendar of Events page. Or click HERE to search events via a 1-year […]

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PHOTO QUEST for February 10, 2017

PHOTO QUEST for February 10, 2017

Can you guess where this image is in Tamaqua OR surrounding areas? If you know, feel free to guess below, or via TamaquaArea.com, Facebook, Forum, Twitter, Tumblr, or LinkedIn. Your guesses must be precise. Please don’t simply guess a building, area, park or place. You must give an exact detailed location. That makes it fair for all who play. One […]

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FIVE YEARS AGO: House fire on Summer Valley Road

FIVE YEARS AGO: House fire on Summer Valley Road

FIVE YEARS AGO: On Thursday, February 9, 2012, emergency personnel were dispatched to 3348 Summer Valley Road for a house fire. The home was destroyed by the blaze. No injuries were reported. Click HERE to view all the photos. Related Times News story: http://www.tnonline.com/2012/feb/10/blaze-destroys-w-penn-dwelling FIVE YEARS AGO: House fire in West Penn https://t.co/WxTDI5R1W8 pic.twitter.com/eUvOjgN3Zf — Andrew Leibenguth (@TamaquaArea) […]

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TELL US WHAT YOU KNOW…

TELL US WHAT YOU KNOW…

Tell us what you know about this photo… Post any information about it’s historical past, present and future. Comment directly on the website or via Facebook. If you have any related photos or such, send them to TamaquaArea.com at newstip@tamaquaarea.com or via Facebook. They will be added to this website story (page down to see […]

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Another wrong-way tractor-trailer driver

Another wrong-way tractor-trailer driver

Pictured today is yet another wrong-way tractor-trailer driver in Tamaqua. These normal happen in late evening or at night, but this one happened during the day. Photo courtesy of Justin Startzel. Another wrong-way tractor-trailer driver https://t.co/LzGvGbeaMt pic.twitter.com/2XYwBjG6rO — Andrew Leibenguth (@TamaquaArea) February 10, 2017

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No garbage pick-up today in Tamaqua

No garbage pick-up today in Tamaqua

The Tamaqua Borough announced that there will be no garbage pick-up today in Tamaqua due to snow. Both today’s and tomorrow’s garbage pick-up will be tomorrow (Friday, February 10, 2017). No garbage pick-up today in Tamaqua https://t.co/sik16KlkZY pic.twitter.com/tOz3W3MAdy — Andrew Leibenguth (@TamaquaArea) February 9, 2017

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Lost German Shepherd in Tamaqua

Lost German Shepherd in Tamaqua

Lost German Shepherd dog was seen on Orwigsburg Street this morning, near high school. If seen, don’t chase; call 570-527-6808. Witness said it was wearing a pink collar with tags. Lost German Shepherd in Tamaqua https://t.co/bKY0PRS1Hw pic.twitter.com/N3ci3WU0Hm — Andrew Leibenguth (@TamaquaArea) February 9, 2017

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Road conditions as of 3:30 a.m.

Road conditions as of 3:30 a.m.

Just over an inch of snow fell as of 3:30 a.m. today. Pictured are a few photos of the Five Points intersection at 3:30 a.m. Tamaqua Borough crews and PennDOT crews could be seen clearing snow from area roadways. The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement calling for heavy snow to continue to […]

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PennDOT out in force

PennDOT out in force

Pictured around 1:30 a.m. today is a PennDOT plow truck laying salt on SR309 near the Five Points intersection in Tamaqua. Multiple PennDOT crews could be seen thoughout our area. As of 3:10 a.m., about an inch of snow is visible on the ground. PennDOT out in force https://t.co/epnKBzvGS5 pic.twitter.com/hglnR0fe78 — Andrew Leibenguth (@TamaquaArea) February 9, 2017

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Less than impressive start; time-lapse video

Less than impressive start; time-lapse video

Snow started falling around 1 a.m. today in the Tamaqua area. As of 2:45 a.m., only a heavy dusting is visible on the ground, and it only recently started sticking to major roads. Below is a 25-second (2-hour) time-lapse video of the Depot Square Park from 1 a.m. to 3 a.m. Less than impressive start https://t.co/AqTfIRiKvV pic.twitter.com/FegMYiMGvz — […]

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PHOTO QUEST for February 9, 2017

PHOTO QUEST for February 9, 2017

Can you guess where this image is in Tamaqua OR surrounding areas? If you know, feel free to guess below, or via TamaquaArea.com, Facebook, Forum, Twitter, Tumblr, or LinkedIn. Your guesses must be precise. Please don’t simply guess a building, area, park or place. You must give an exact detailed location. That makes it fair for all who play. One […]

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