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Tamaqua, Pennsylvania is located in Schuylkill County. Zip codes in Tamaqua, PA include 18252. The median home price in Tamaqua is $49,900 which is roughly $32/per square foot. More Tamaqua information.

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Water main repair project a major job...

The project to repair a water main serving portions of the Dutch Hill section of Tamaqua is proving to be an extensive operation.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Times News

Tamaqua water boil advisory for...

The Tamaqua Area Water Authority has issued a water boil advisory for parts of Dutch Hill starting 4 a.m. Wednesday, July 30. On Tuesday, affected residents in the Dutch Hill section received a two-page notice about the water boil advisory along with advice on how to handle the situation.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Times News

But there's no need for speed in...

Some interstates will be seeing increased speed limits in the very near future, but local police officials see no such need for speed in their communities.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Times News

Discussion of zoning issue contentious...

Representatives from Tamaqua's council, planning and zoning boards met Tuesday night to discuss the Eastern Schuylkill Regional Planning zoning ordinance and land development ordinance, a meeting which was both contentious and productive.

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The Citizens' Voice

Parents charged in death of infant waive hearing

Alyssa L. Shellhammer, 24, and Joseph E. Kuhla, 22, both of Tamaqua, each are charged with four counts of child endangerment and reckless endangerment.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times News

Flash mob in Tamaqua

Eddie "Bluestone" Conover and the Rockabilly Cats will be flash mobbing the streets of Tamaqua from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, starting at 213 E. Broad St. and visiting several businesses going west until they stop at the Tamaqua School district building at 138 West Broad St.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Parents charged in baby's death heading to trial

A Schuylkill County couple charged in connection with their baby's death are heading to trial.

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Times News

Two people face multiple hearings on...

Eugene Bushick II, 32, of 21 Highland Park Place, Mahanoy City, was in court to answer to charges filed by McAdoo patrolman Steven Homanko in connection with incidents on Feb. 1 and 7. In both cases the charges were possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Times News

Saylorsburg woman free on bail

A Saylorsburg woman arrested by Tamaqua police for drug crimes has been freed from jail, but must abide by a strict set of conditions.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Times News

Police search for man after armed...

Tamaqua Police have released the details of an armed robbery reported to the department on July 13 and are asking for the public's help in locating the suspect, Cody Deetz, who has no known address.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Times News

Drunken man arrested after spewing...

Brian Woods, 49, of 259 Rowe St., Tamaqua, faces charges from an incident near Boyer's supermarket.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Morning Call

Lehigh Valley Call Board

Auditions for Tamaqua Community Art Center's production of "The Groom Has Cold Feet" will be held at 6 p.m. Monday to Wednesday at the center, 125 Pine St. Crowded Kitchen Players is looking for six men and seven women for its production of "The Brothers Tortellini, A Toga Comedy."

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The Citizens' Voice

Budget fight produces recriminations

Pennsylvania's Republican leadership engaged in a rare, public brouhaha this week as the state budget debate ended in recriminations that exposed fault lines over policies and personalities.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Morning Call

Shopping Scout: Cross stitch pattern, wooden wagon, adult tricycle, more

Cross stitch pattern: Cathy of Tamaqua is looking for either the March edition of the Cross Stitch & Needlework magazine with the pink Easter egg chart/pattern or the pattern itself.

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Times News

Mahanoy Plane Schuylkill County engineering marvel

The engines were part of an amazing coal-car inclined railroad known as the Mahanoy Plane, an engineering marvel that boosted coal cars from the valley town of Mahanoy Plane, part of Gilberton, up a mountainside some 2,460 feet to Frackville.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The News Item

Cardinal Brennan building up for sale

The former Cardinal Brennan Junior-Senior High School in Butler Township will be put up for sale in the near future by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Times News

Lansford pool closed Monday

She reported Sunday afternoon that the water level of the pool must be lowered to allow the contractor to bring in equipment to make the repair.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Times News

'One for the road' can be costly a Dui charge will hit your wallet...

KATHY KUNKEL/TIMES NEWS A roving DUI patrol was held in West Penn Township recently by patrolman Glenn Laninger.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Times News

Let me take you higher

The temperature was 85 degrees and climbing in Tamaqua on Tuesday at 1 p.m. as July announced the start of summer in a big way.

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