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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Drunken man arrested after spewing...
Brian Woods, 49, of 259 Rowe St., Tamaqua, faces charges from an incident near Boyer's supermarket.
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."
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.
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.
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
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.
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.