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Police: Meth lab may have started Schuylkill Co. fire
Tamaqua Police said a fire broke out around 10:30 Wednesday night in the bathroom of an apartment at 14 W. Broad Street.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Rush Twp. OKs shed request
During a meeting Tuesday, Rush Township's Zoning Hearing Board approved a resident's request for a variance, which will allow him to install a pole barn within the prescribed rear and side yard setbacks.
Tamaqua schedules giveaway
This Saturday, April 26, members of the Tamaqua Volunteers community initiative group will be accepting donations of clothing, toys, tools, electronics, holiday decorations, pots/ pans/dishes, cookware, furniture, appliances and practically anything else.
Tamaqua Council Member Wants Trail Cleaned Up
Tamaqua police say mounds of trash are piling up on a back road behind Tamaqua Area High School because people keep illegally dumping there.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
'Dynamic duo' investigates animal abuse cases in Schuylkill County
JAMIE PESOTINE / Times-Shamrock Tamaqua Animal Rescue Humane Society officer Sue Schafer and Hillside SPCA Humane Officer Janine Choplick dedicate their time to investigating cases of animal abuse in Schuylkill County.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
No end to school bullying
Most children say they've experienced bullying at some point while inside or around school, maybe before class, or after class or at recess or lunch, or in the hallways.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
'The whole thing was blooming'
Two eyewitnesses have emerged to describe details of one of the most spectacular stories to come out of the town of Lansford, an event that captured world attention in the Roaring Twenties.
10 Pa Gop Legislators Whose Early Political Careers Remind Progressives of the Importance of Voting
While there are countless eligible adults who apathetically decline to register to vote and/or are habitually absent from the polls, many Pennsylvanians who are registered disappear during off years and only materialize for Presidential Elections.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Charges in road rage incident in Tamaqua
A road rage incident in Tamaqua has led to charges being filed against Drew D. Labar, 25, of 219 Market St., Tamaqua.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Send us your prom photos and win a prize
Attention high school seniors: Send us your 2014 prom pictures and you'll be entered in our drawing for great prizes.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Tamaqua man jailed on attempted...
State police at Frackville said John Edwin Clause, 58, was arraigned Sunday morning on charges of criminal attempt homicide, aggravated and simple assault, and recklessly endangering another person.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Schuylkill County man charged with attempted homicide
State police said a 27-year-old man was shot in the face during a confrontation at his home near Tamaqua in Schuylkill County on Saturday evening.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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Lehigh Valley Call Board
Men and women, ages 20 and older, are needed for the Crowded Kitchen Players' production of "Too Clever By Half."
Rush Township: William H. Mackenzie and Patricia A. Mackenzie to Jacob and Hayley Daubert: Parcel at 9 Acorn Lane, Nesquehoning, for $118,000.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
One of a kind
When a bottle collector finds an example in a league of its own, well ... it's enough to become uncorked with happiness.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Tamaqua Citizenship winner named
The Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that Thomas Banditelli Sr. will receive the 51st Joseph M. Plasko Citizenship Award.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
35th cancer telethon sets record
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS American Cancer Society telethon committee members include, front, from left, Mary Ann Dulaney, Lisa Hiles, Kathy Dombrosky, Kathryn Hofherr, Cary Sinclair and Maureen Donovan; and back, telethon producer George Taylor, chairman Joe Krushinksy, Rick Peters, Bud Wychulis, Ann Marie Calabrese and Lori Kane.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
DUI cases heard in Tamaqua
A number of defendants were scheduled for preliminary hearings on DUI related cases before District Judge Steven Bayer, Tamaqua, on March 25. One case was dismissed, one was withdrawn and the defendants in all of the other cases opted to waive their charges, setting up for trials in the next criminal session in Schuylkill County Court.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
When many of our ancestors found their way to American shores over a century ago, the coal industry was the jobs magnet that drew them to this region of the state.
One heavy decision
The historic Victorian vault that safeguarded cash and Lansford's most important documents in days gone by might be up for grabs if the price is right.