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Upper Mt. Bethel supervisors fail to reach compromise, sludge to be spread
So much for skirting around a sludge problem in Northampton County. The possibility of using human waste as fertilizer is now back on the table in Upper Mount Bethel Township.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Tamaqua councilman dies
Word reached the community Saturday afternoon that Councilman John "Sonny" Trudich Jr., 81, passed away in the morning after a lengthy, valiant battle against illness.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Barry Isett and Assoc., , a private "for-profit" firm is doing what was done prior by one or two borough employees.
In Your Neighborhood
Pocono Environmental Education Center sponsors a Boy Scout Badge Fest in Dingmans Ferry.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Tamaqua snow removal
The streets scheduled for Friday will include: Elm Street, Pine to Washington; Vine Street, Pine to Lincoln; High Street, Nescopec to Swatara.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Lebanon Daily News
SARCC program to be held in Schuylkill County this month
The Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center, which serves Lebanon and Schuylkill counties, will bring together representatives of local hospitals, colleges, corrections instututions, military, clergy, victim agencies, schools and gatekeepers to launch a violence-prevention symposium at Lehigh Carbon Community College in Tamaqua beginning ... (more)
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Remembering Angela Friends share memories of Tamaqua woman on the one-month anniversary of her murder
Angela Steigerwalt will be remembered for her ready smile, quick wit and ability to make people she just met feel like old friends.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
3 people hurt in chain reaction crash in Tamaqua
At least three people were injured Wednesday afternoon in Tamaqua after a tractor trailer tore through a main borough thoroughfare.
Police Investigate Chain Reaction Crash in Tamaqua
Police in Schuylkill County believe a truck driver suffered some sort of medical condition behind the wheel, causing a chain-reaction crash in Tamaqua.
Man injured in West Penn crash
One man was sent to the hospital Tuesday evening following a two-vehicle crash at Leiby's Intersection in South Tamaqua.
Tamaqua zoners vote to allow former bar...
TIMES NEWS FILE PHOTO Lee Shafer, of Tamaqua Safety Initiative; Micah Gursky, Tamaqua Area Community Partnership; Leona Rega, director, Tamaqua Safety Initiative; and Linda Yulanavage, executive director, Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce, stand in front of the former Tiki Bar in Tamaqua last October.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Tamaqua Borough Council is considering purchasing this nifty device that will record the speeds of motorists who drive pass it.
Code enforcement explained in Tamaqua
In an effort to better explain the building and permitting code process, as well as the rules and regulations of the currents codes in Tamaqua, Josh Esposito, Tamaqua Code enforcement officer, has scheduled a public meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Morgan Campus of Lehigh Carbon Community College, 234 High St. Esposito, of BC Construction Code ... (more)
Created by the Rev. Robert Barron, the program is based on what Catholics believe and why they believe it through art, architecture, literature, music and traditions.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
One hurt, 65 evacuated in Tamaqua blaze
One man suffered burns and 65 residents were evacuated two times after a stubborn fire hit a seven-story apartment complex in downtown Tamaqua Sunday and then rekindled a few hours later.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Just the facts, please
Veteran newsman Al Dietz, behind-the-scenes court reporter on the Schuylkill County beat, spoke this week about highlights of his legendary career.
Snow cleanup a thankless job for crews
That fluffy, white stuff many wished for before Christmas has overstayed its welcome in communities throughout the Times News coverage area.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Snow removal continues in Tamaqua
The Borough of Tamaqua's Street Department will continue removing snow from selected streets this Saturday, as well as on Monday and Tuesday of next week.
Yuengling's Ice Cream arrives at Wegmans
Here's a bit of news to perk up this dreary Friday - Yuengling's Ice Cream is now selling at Wegmans in Silver Spring Twp.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Some schools modifying kindergarten due to icy roads
A few schools in the area that have half-day kindergarten are modifying schedules for today as a result of icy road conditions.