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Weatherly Police Officers presented Life Saving Awards

Weatherly Police Officers presented Life Saving Awards

Tonight, at the Weatherly Borough Council meeting, Officer Ed Kubert, Officer Vince Morrow and Sergeant Michael Bogart were each awarded Life Saving awards for actions taken while on duty. A post on the Weatherly Police Department’s Facebook page reads, “Their life saving actions, exemplifying the highest standards of the law enforcement profession, for saving the […]

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PHOTO QUEST for January 16, 2017

PHOTO QUEST for January 16, 2017

Can you guess where this is in Tamaqua or surrounding areas? If you think you know, comment with your guess on here, on TamaquaArea.com, on Facebook, on Twitter, on Tumblr, or on LinkedIn. Feel free to share. The winner will be posted on the website when someone guesses it’s location within 25 feet.   

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BUSINESS OF THE DAY: Shafer’s Pharmacy

BUSINESS OF THE DAY: Shafer’s Pharmacy

Shafer’s Pharmacy is today’s TamaquaArea.com Business of the Day. Address: 11 Center Broad Street, Tamaqua PA  18252 Hours: Mon, Tues, Thur: 9 to 7 p.m. Wed, Fri: 9 to 6 p.m. Saturday: 9 to 2 p.m. Sun-Mon: Closed Phone: 570-668-0290 Fax: 570-668-2454 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ShafersPharmacy/ Website: http://www.ShaferPharm.com Opened: 1946. Was originally Burt’s Pharmacy before 1946. Owners: Inherited from […]

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Vehicle rollover on Interstate 81

Vehicle rollover on Interstate 81

Emergency personnel were dispatched around 1:42 p.m. today to Interstate 81 northbound at mile marker 137 for a vehicle accident with rollover and possible injuries. It is near the Mcadoo exit. As of 2 p.m., traffic was moving, but limited to one lane.

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Schuylkill Chamber seeks award nominees

Schuylkill Chamber seeks award nominees

Press Release – The Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce Awards Committee is seeking candidates for the Annual Business Woman, Business Man, Entrepreneur, For-Profit Organization and Non-Profit Organization of the Year awards. The nomination form has been simplified, making it easier to nominate that deserving person/organization. The Nomination Form is available via the link on the left […]

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Freezing rain advisory for late tonight

Freezing rain advisory for late tonight

National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory from midnight tonight to 10 a.m. Tuesday. Today’s weather will be mostly cloudy after 4 p.m., with temperatures averaging around 34 degrees. The advisory reads: … FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS […]

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Spectrum of Support set for Tuesday in Nesquehoning

Spectrum of Support set for Tuesday in Nesquehoning

Turn To Us, in cooperation with St. Luke’s Miners Campus Rehabilitation Department, will be holding a free Spectrum of Support event on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Panther Valley Elementary School in Nesquehoning. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m. Information about the event reads: Spend a relaxed family evening learning about the services […]

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Fabrizio Holiday Light display raises $912 for Make-A-Wish

Fabrizio Holiday Light display raises $912 for Make-A-Wish

The Fabrizio Christmas Light display in Brockton raised over $900 for Make-A-Wish this past holiday season. Even though entry is free, a donation container is placed at the entrance if anyone wants to donate. Organizer Frank Fabrizio has been holding the display for 39 years, running from Thanksgiving Day to December 30th every year. The […]

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RANDOM PHOTO: Power and utility lines

RANDOM PHOTO: Power and utility lines

Today’s Random Photo features a section of homes below the mountains at the southeast section of Tamaqua, as seen from Market Street hill. Look close and you will notice about two-dozen power / utility lines.

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Info about cell tower southeast of Tamaqua

Info about cell tower southeast of Tamaqua

Pictured is a closer view of the cell tower located on the mountain southeast of Tamaqua.  The 180-foot tower was constructed in September 1997. Overall height, to include ground elevation, is 1,556 feet. It is owned by “Cellco Partnership with Verizon Wireless”.  

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Male dog found in Tamaqua

Male dog found in Tamaqua

UPDATE: Owner found. This young male dog was found this afternoon around Turkey Hill in Tamaqua. For more information or to claim him, contact the Tamaqua Area Animal Rescue via Facebook or George at 570-617-1706.

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