Tamaqua Area School District won appeals before the Schuylkill County Assessment Appeals Board following hearings held in the courthouse in Pottsville.

The board increased the market value and assessment on 34 properties which exist in the boundary of the school district. The assessment increase totaled $1,117,430, which will mean additional tax revenue not only for the school district but also for Tamaqua and New Ringgold boroughs and the townships of West Penn, Rush and Schuylkill, who will share from the action taken by the school district.

The assessment board increased the market value and assessment on the following:

Erik V. Byrd and Christine Byrd, his wife, of 17 Pine Avenue, Tamaqua R.D., and Julienne L. Byrd, Huntsville, Ala., on property at Pine Avenue, market value increased from $107,370 to $178,798 and assessment from $53,685 to $89,400, an increase in assessment of $35,715.

Connie Malafarina, 155 Kettle Road, Tamaqua R.D., market value increased from $138,058 to $184,470 and assessment from $69,030 to $92,235, an increase of $23,205 in assessment.

Francine M. Hutchinson, 1059 Ye Old Hauto Road, Tamaqua R.D., market value increased from $206,395 to $269,608 and assessment from $103,200 to $134,805, an increase of $31,605 in assessment.

Olga V. Melnikova, 14 Lower Road, Tamaqua R.D., market value increased from $80,910 to $129,126 and assessment from $40,455 to $64,565, an increase of $24,110 in assessment.

Bruce Surotchak, 428 E. Elm St., Tamaqua, market value increased from $60,630 to $122,984 and assessment from $30,315 to $62,490, an increase of $31,175 in assessment.

Angelo Pfeiffer and Sabadore Sposato, Zion Grove R.1, owners of property at 76 Jones Street, Quakake, Rush Township, market value increased from $60,630 to $122,984 and assessment from $30,315 to $61,490, an increase of $31,175 in assessment.

Keith and Debra Hallman, Macungie, owners of property at 116 Maple Terrace, Lake Hauto, Rush Township, market value increased from $103,592 to $131,492 and assessment from $51,795 to $65,745, an increase of $13,950 in assessment.

Megan L. Ingraham, 220 N. Greenwood St., Tamaqua, market value increased from $63,140 to $95,542 and assessment from $31,570 to $47,770, an increase of $16,200 in assessment.

Shree RK Realty, LLC, Hazleton, owners of property at 855 West Penn Pike, West Penn Township, market value increased from $151,610 to $331,104 and assessment from $75,805 to $165,550, an increase of $89,745 in assessment.

Gerald and Christine Schilling, 118 LIzard Creek Road, Andreas, West Penn Township, market value increased from $112,160 to $150,414 and assessment from $56,080 to $75,205, an increase of $19,125 in assessment.

Joseph and Kathryn Lescavage, 43 Catawissa St., Tuscarora, Schuylkill Township, market value increased from $75,750 to $168,386 and assessment from $37,875 to $84,195, an increase of $46,320 in assessment.

Raeanne J. Whitaker, 5 Lynwood St., Rush Township, market value increased from $82,120 to $122,984 and assessment from $41,060 to $61,490, an increase of $20,430 in assessment.

Diane C. Fowler, Quakertown, owner of property at 53 Park Drive, Oakwood Section, Lake Hauto, Rush Township, market value increased from $120,300 to $203,392 and assessment from $60,150 to $101,695 and increase of $42,545 in assessment.

John Bonner and Rachele Gyoriccsek, 25 Dennison St., Rush Township, market value increased from $161,561 to $212,850 and assessment from $80,780 to $106,425, an increase of $25,645 in assessment.

Charles R. and Jody Ann Bachert, 35 Municipal Road, New Ringgold, market value increased from $123,980 to $156,036 and assessment from $61,990 to $78,020, an increase of $16,030 in assessment.

Dylan and Amanda Peters, 60 Fawn Lane, Walker Township, market value increased from $105,140 to $175,008 and assessment from $52,570 to $87,505, an increase of $34,935 in assessment.

Thomas and Angela Haskins, 635 Cortland Court, Andreas, West Penn Township, market value increased from $153,750 to $236,404 and assessment from $76,875 to $118,200, an increase of $42,325 in assessment.

Timothy Snyder and Laura Labenburg, of 755 Lizard Creek Road, Andreas, West Penn Township, owners of property at 3236 Summer Valley Road, New Ringgold, market value increased from $145,270 to $170,282 and assessment from $72,635 to $85,140, an increase of $12,505 in assessment.

John and Joan Hafer, 21 Eli Street, Rush Township, market value increased from $95,346 to $141,896 and assessment from $47,675 to $70,950, an increase of $13,275 in assessment.

Thomas and Lee Ann Phillips, 510 Green Lane, Andreas, West Penn Township, market value increased from $230,050 to $288,528 and assessment from $115,025 to $144,265, an increase of $29,240 in assessment.

Barry N. Lutz Jr., 183 Claremont Avenue, Rush Township, market value increased from $52,740 to $82,776 and assessment from $26,370 to $42,390, an increase of $15,020 in assessment.

Kathrine and Timothy Keister, Hummelstown, owners of three lots on south side of Route 54 containing 34.5 acres partly in Rush Township and partly in Tamaqua Borough, market value increased from $8,380 to $48,720 and assessment from $4,190 to $24,360, an increase of $20,170 in assessment.

John Zityniuk, Philadelphia, owner of property on west side of Winter Mountain Drive, containing 1.767 acres in Valley View Acres Residential Subdivision in Andreas, West Penn Township, market value increased from $4,430 to $46,350 and assessment from $2,215 to $23,175, an increase of $20,960 in assessment.

Alliance 5 Grant Street, LLC, Barnesville, owners of property at 5 Grant Street, Rush Township, market value increased from $73,988 to $99,332 and assessment from $36,995 to $49,665, an increase of $12,670 in assessment.

Richard L. and Jennifer A. Vermillion, of 204 S. Chestnut St., Summit Hill, owners of a lot on Greenwood Drive, Birch Pools Section, Lake Hauto Community, Rush Township, market value increased from $16,340 to $47,300 and assessment from $8,170 to $23,650, an increase of $15,480 in assessment.

Lisa M. Franz, 1134 N. Main St., MaryD, Schuylkill Township, market value increased from $36,960 to $63,852 and assessment from $18,480 to $32,925, an increase of $13,445 in assessment.

Zachary and Kate Wehr, Warner, N.H., owners of 4.874 acres on west side of Winter Mountain Road, Andreas, West Penn Township, market value increased from $11,390 to $70,950 and assessment from $5,695 to $35,475, an increase of $29,780 in assessment.

Thomas J. Murphy, of 443 Hazle St., Tamaqua, owner of property at 99 Crescent Drive, Westwood Section, Lake Hauto, Rush Township, market value increased from $89,480 to $106,420 and assessment from $44,740 to $53,210, an increase of $8,470 in assessment.

Kate A. Zukovich, 458 Fairview St., Rush Township, market value increased from $75,790 to $104,064 and assessment from $37,895 to $53,030, an increase of $14,135 in assessment.

Tony and Audrey Graver, of 355 Archery Club Road, New Ringgold, owners of 2.516 acres on west side of State Route 309 in West Penn Township, market value increased from $18,800 to $66,220 and assessment from $9,400 to $33,110, an increase of $23,710 in assessment.

Miguel Rodriguez-Hidalgo and Carmen M. Castillo, Reading, owners of property at 3060 Summer Valley Road, New Ringgold, market value increased from $66,240 to $118,252 and assessment from $33,120 to $59,125, an increase of $26,050 in assessment.

Howard and Catherine Cohen, Huntington Valley, owners of property at 60 Deer Trail, Birch Pools Section, Lake Hauto, Rush Township, market value increased from $158,790 to $215,212 and assessment from $79,395 to $107,605, an increase of $28,210 in assessment.

Megan Skrupko, 309 Mulberry St., Tuscarora, Schuylkill Township, market value increased from $31,460 to $63,676 and assessment from $15,730 to $31,840, an increase of $16,110 in assessment.

James Demetriades and Laura Prosser, of Shillington, owners of property at 86 Great Oak Drive, Tall Oakes Section, Lake Hauto, Rush Township, market value increased from $151,570 to $411,514 and assessment from $75,755 to $205,755, an increase of $129,970 in assessment.