News

Annual CRIZ report due by June 15, 2017

Businesses located in the Tamaqua Community Revitalization and Improvement Zone, or “CRIZ” must file the required state tax report on or before June 15, 2017.

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Hydrant Flushing begins May 2 in Tamaqua

The Tamaqua Area Water Authority will begin flushing fire hydrants May 2 at 7 AM and beginning in the Dutch Hill section of town. Residents will receive a day's notice before flushing. Water may be discolored, but will be safe to drink.

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Business Opp: Pool Concession Stand Vendor

The Tamaqua Borough is ISO a qualified and experienced vendor for its pool concession stand. Serious inquiries only, please.

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Now seeking PT lifeguards and clerks

The Tamaqua Borough is now accepting applications for part-time lifeguards and clerks at the Howard D. Buehler Memorial Pool ("The Bungalow") for its 2017 season, which runs May through August.

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Snow Removal Schedule

Snow removal will continue as needed and time and the resources allow. Please move vehicles when streets are posted.

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Revised garbage and recycling pickup

3/15/2017--Following Winter Storm Stella, North Ward, East End, and borough-wide recycling has been cancelled this week. Dutch Hill is tentative for Friday, March 17.

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PPL donates and installs osprey platform at Owl Creek

Tamaqua Borough creates safe nesting habitat for osprey with the addition of an osprey platform at its Owl Creek Recreation Area. The platform was erected by PPL volunteer workers in conjunction with the Pa Game Commission on February 14.

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Tamaqua winter maintenance

Christmas Tree Collection

As a service to residents, the Tamaqua Street Department will collect Christmas trees now through January 31, 2017. Residents should place trees at their curbside and the Street Department will collect as time and weather permits. Christmas trees should not be put in bags and all tinsel and other decorations must be removed. Residents can also drop off trees behind the Tamaqua Borough Garage at 417 Rear East Broad Street.

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Tamaqua Garbage and Recycling Collection

Garbage and recycling collection in Tamaqua will follow the normal schedule during the weeks of December 18 and December 25. There will be no changes to the garbage and recycling collection days. Any questions may be directed to the Tamaqua Municipal Building, 320 East Broad Street, Tamaqua during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., or call 570-668-3444 or 570-668-0300.

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Mayor Morrison proclaims November 29 “Giving Tuesday”

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday.

Tamaqua Mayor Chris Morrison at the November 15 council meeting proclaimed November 29, 2016, “Giving Tuesday” in the Borough of Tamaqua. Giving Tuesday is a global movement to recognize and encourage citizens to work together, rally for causes, volunteer time, or make financial contributions on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and at other times throughout the year.

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