With the possibility of winter weather lurking every week, Tamaqua residents are reminded of borough rules concerning sidewalks.
Property owners are required to maintain a clear path, at least three feet wide, on sidewalks.
Snow and/or ice must be removed from these pathways within 24 hours of the end of a snowstorm.
Snow, ice and other materials may not be thrown into the streets. Fines may be imposed on anyone caught throwing snow or ice into the street or who fails to maintain a snow-free pathway.
In addition, individuals who plow snow from in front of homes and businesses must REMOVE any piles of snow they create. Anyone piling snow in the street/parking areas could be cited.
Residents are also to refrain from piling snow near fire hydrants or on top of storm drains.
Further information is available by calling (570) 668-3444 or (570) 668-0300.
The Tamaqua YMCA is offering youth soccer and youth hockey programs , which will begin on Jan. 14.
Registrations are now being accepted.
For further information, or to register, call (570) 668-2903 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.