Wednesday, December 17, 2014
     

Tamaqua

Friday, January 24, 2014

Soup social

Monthly soup socials are being held at Trinity United Church of Christ, 22 Lafayette St. The next outreach social will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Feb. 1. The event is part of Trinity's monthly "Feeding the Hungry" program.

The public is welcome to attend and share in the free soup, friendship and God's love. Those attending are reminded to use the lower parking lot entrance into Founder's Hall.

Democrats to meet

The Eastern Schuylkill Democrat Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 27. The meeting will be held at the Hang Loose, 300 E. Broad St., Tamaqua.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Rush-Ryan seniors

The Rush, Ryan and Delano Senior Citizens Inc. held its first meeting of the year Jan. 14 at the Ryan Township Fire Company in Barnesville. There were 50 members in attendance. The business session was conducted by President Eleanor Schmerfeld. Chaplain Kathleen Valentine offered the invocation.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The Tamaqua Senior Citizens group met Jan. 16 with 69 members in attendance. President Melody Weicker conducted the business session. Jacque Patrick provided the invocation "The Minute of God."

Reports were offered by secretary Ruth Ann Feane and treasurer Penny Schlorf. Michael Trubilla and Dolly Kamant were added to the sick list. Dues for 2014 are being accepted. Member Helen Trimble was congratulated on her 91st birthday.

The meeting concluded with cards and social games.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Democrats to meet

The Eastern Schuylkill Democrat Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 27. The meeting will be held at the Hang Loose, 300 E. Broad St., Tamaqua.

The club will then meet the fourth Monday of every month, also at the Hang Loose.

New members are always welcome.

Christmas trees

The Borough of Tamaqua's Street Department will be collecting discarded Christmas trees throughout January. Residents are to place their trees curbside on their regular trash collection days.

Trees will be collected as time and weather permit.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Calvary Evangelical

The Rev. Dr. Edward Bean will officiate at the 10:25 a.m. worship service Sunday in Calvary Evangelical Methodist Church in the Lewistown Valley. The service will include a special message from a representative of CareNet Ministries of Schuylkill County. Sunday school classes will meet at 9:15 a.m.

Also on Sunday, a time of praise, worship and Bible study will be held at 6:30 p.m.

An hour of praise and prayer will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Board of Health

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Safety Program

Volunteers are needed for the proposed Green Dot Program (see Dec. 27, 2013 TIMES NEWS), which is designed to provide people from all walks of life with the skills needed to combat violence. Training provided by the Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center of Schuylkill and Lebanon Counties will focus on a bystander intervention program, offering awareness, education and skills-practice.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Street machines

The Tamaqua Street Machine Association will hold a special meeting to discuss the future of the car lovers' organization. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Jan. 26 at La Dolce Casa on West Broad Street in Tamaqua.

All current members and anyone interested in cars are welcome to attend.

Snow rules

Tamaqua residents are reminded of borough rules concerning snow removal.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Financial aid

The Tamaqua Area High School Guidance Department will sponsor a Financial Aid Night on Jan. 16. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and be held in the district auditorium.

The 2013-2014 Financial Aid form will be reviewed and general financial aid questions will be answered. Junior and senior class students planning to further their education, as well as their parents, are welcome to attend.

No preregistration or fee is required.

Christmas trees

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Sorority news

The Preceptor Alpha Upsilon chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority met Dec. 12 at the home of Wanda Keefer, who presented an informative program on the possible harmful ingredients sometimes found in daily care products. Members learned what to look for on the labels of items including hand lotions, lipsticks and shampoo.

Following the business meeting, a Secret Sister gift exchange was held, followed by a buffet meal provided by the hostess and her daughter, Brie.

Friday, January 3, 2014

Financial aid

The Tamaqua Area High School Guidance Department will sponsor an informational Financial Aid Night on Jan. 16. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and be held in the district auditorium.

The 2013-2014 Financial Aid form will be reviewed and general financial aid questions will be answered. Junior and senior class students planning to further their education, as well as their parents, are welcome to attend.

No preregistration or fee is required.

Christmas trees