Tax exemptions

The Schuylkill County and Tamaqua Borough Per Capita and Occupation Tax Exemption Forms for the year 2010 are currently available for Borough of Tamaqua residents.

The exemption forms can be obtained at the Tamaqua Municipal Building, 320 E. Broad Street, Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Forms will also be available at tax collector Alan Keer's office, the Tamaqua Area School District Administration building, the Tamaqua ABC High Rise, Majestic House Apartment Complex, the Tamaqua Public Library and the Tamaqua Post Office.

Residents must complete the form each year to qualify for the tax exemption.

Exoneration forms must be submitted by Friday, Jan. 29, 2010.

Trinity UCC

The Rev. Dr. David Grant will officiate at the 10 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Trinity United Church of Christ. The service will include words for young Christians. Nursery care is available during the service. Sunday school classes will meet at 8:45 a.m.

Also on Sunday, Open House at the Parsonage will begin at 11 a.m.

The Christmas Eve service will be held Dec. 24, at 7:30 p.m. The candle light service will include Holy Communion.

St. John UCC

The Rev. Kevin Duffy-Guy will officiate at the 9:30 a.m. service this Sunday in St. John United Church of Christ. The weekly service will be broadcast on radio station WLSH, 1410 AM, at 11:30 a.m.

Christmas Eve services will be held at 4 p.m., including a Quiet Communion, and at 7:30 and 10 p.m.