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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Ascension Thursday will be celebrated this week in St. Jerome's Catholic Church, Tamaqua. Masses will be held Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Garden club

The Lewistown Valley Garden Club held its Spring Tea at Zion's Social Hall in Lewistown. Guest speaker was Sandy Anthony of Down Memory Lane, who presented a program of floral arranging and gardening tips. The completed arrangements were presented to selected members and guests.

The theme for the event was "Garden Party." Evelyn Adams created the tea table arrangement with Linda Leiby and Mary Bridygham serving as the pourers. The refreshment committee was composed of Kathy McGee, Pam Klitch and Sue Hower.

Friday, May 7, 2010

TEPTO news

The Tamaqua Elementary Parent Teacher Organization will hold its last meeting of the school year on Monday, at 6 p.m., at Schick's Cafe on Mauch Chunk Street. The meeting will be followed by a dinner, starting at 7 p.m.

An elementary school dance, for students in grades three through five, will be held today, from 7-9 p.m., at the school on Boyle Avenue.

Rush-Ryan seniors

The Rush, Ryan and Delano Senior Citizens Inc. will hold its annual banquet on May 11, at noon, at the Ryan Township Fire Company.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Adult day care

The Tamaqua Area Adult Day Care is sponsoring its 6th Annual 5K Run/Walk this Saturday. Pre-registration may be made by calling (570) 668-6556 but registrations will be accepted the day of the event.

Activities planned for the month of May include: May 10, hoagie day; May 11, worship service; May 12, craft day and visit from the foot doctor; May 17, sing a long with Audrey Christ; May 19, cook out; May 20, monthly birthday party; May 27, visit from St. Jerome's kindergarten class.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Night of the arts

The Tamaqua Area Middle School presents "Night of the Arts" this Thursday, May 6, beginning at 6 p.m. The evening will include the annual student art show, a professional exhibit and the Spring Choral Concert.

The art show will be held from 6-7:30 the south wing of the Tamaqua Area Middle School. In addition to the art work from students in grades 6, 7 and 8, a professional exhibit, "Art Beyond Borders," will showcase the work of 24 artists from 24 different countries.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Rush-Ryan seniors

The Rush, Ryan and Delano Senior Citizens Inc. met April 27 at the Ryan Township Fire Company with 42 members in attendance.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

The Tamaqua Area Water Authority will begin flushing fire hydrants on May 3.

The entire system will be flushed, with operations expected to continue through May 14.

Flushing will begin Monday, at 7 a.m., in the Dutch Hill area. Automated calls are being made to authority customers to advise them of the flushing. Calling lists were compiled from phone book listings.

Residents and business owners who wish to be notified via cell phone should call borough hall at 668-3444 or 668-0300.

Friday, April 30, 2010

Freshmen orientation

Tamaqua Area High School Principal RuthAnn Gardiner announces a Freshman Orientation will be held for students and parents of incoming freshman for the 2010-11 school year. The orientation is scheduled for Wednesday, May 19, at 7 p.m., in the Tamaqua Area School District Auditorium.

Zion Lewistown

The Rev. Sunny Stock will officiate at the 10:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Zion Church in the Lewistown Valley. The service will include a children's message and service. Sunday school classes will be held at 9:30 a.m.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Council meeting

Tamaqua Borough Council's next meeting will be held Wednesday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. The change in schedule is due to the May 18 Primary Election.

Prior to the meeting, a second hearing will be held on potential uses for funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, including an additional $13,000. That hearing will begin at 7 p.m.

Both meetings will be held in the council chambers of borough hall, 320 E. Broad St., Tamaqua. The public is welcome to attend.

Legion auxiliary

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Tamaqua Area School District in partnership with the Achievement Dinner Committee proudly present the 52nd Annual Achievement Dinner, which will be held on Monday, May 17 at 6 p.m. at Tamaqua Elementary School.

Over 70 Scholarships and $135,000 will be awarded to Tamaqua Area High School students.

Tickets will be available in the high school lobby the week of May 3 during the school day.