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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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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.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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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.
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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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.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
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.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
'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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Schools brace for funding cuts
Late Monday, members of the Pennsylvania House and Senate were batting Gov. Tom Corbett's education budget back and forth like seals keeping a beach ball in the air while locally, officials said there was another animal no one was talking about the elephant in the room.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Senate panel provides blight options
County officials could tap two new special fees to pay for demolition of blighted buildings under legislation approved Friday by a Senate panel.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Tamaqua's Amos Moser Whetstone was in the wrong place at the wrong time, and because of it, earned a place in American history.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
New Life At Historic Bank Building In Nesquehoning
There was a celebration Wednesday in Carbon County, marking the renovation of an old bank, bringing new life to the historic building.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Woman faces five hearings on multiple...
A Plains, Luzerne County, woman apparently has a real affection for the Hometown Commons Walmart, as evidenced by the five preliminary hearings she recently had scheduled before District Judge Stephen Bayer, of Tamaqua.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Man charged with homicide
Ethan Michael Sullivan, 20, is charged with criminal homicide, aggravated assault, robbery, simple assault, theft by unlawful taking, and recklessly endangering another person.
Two injured in crash
Two people were injured Saturday morning in a crash at theintersection of Route 443 and Mush Dahl Road in the villageof Clamtown in West Penn Township.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Tamaqua man missing since crash three...
According to Muskett-Mease, Seth's vehicle, a Dodge Caravan, was found abandoned after having been involved in a crash on Tuscarora Mountain Road about three weeks ago.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
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Anthracite son and history-making editor
Pulitzer, known today for the annual prize that bears his name and recognizes exceptional achievement in journalism, photography, literature and history, would be proud of Michael O'Malley, who recently retired as editor of "Pennsylvania Heritage Magazine."
Brother cited after argument with sister
Tamaqua police were dispatched to 35 Vine St. at 11 a.m. that day for a possible domestic dispute in progress.
Man charged after stealing from friend
Tamaqua police have filed charges against a New Ringgold man for allegedly stealing his friend's PlayStation 4 video console.