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Saturday, August 14, 2010
Andrew Leibenguth/Times News

It was a bikers' bonanza in downstown Tamaqua recently as over 200 bikers participated in the annual Poker Run organized by the the American Hose Fire Company.

Friday, August 13, 2010

A North Carolina man accused of burglaries in Coaldale has now been charged in Lansford.

Christopher Link, 21, of 2254 RL Routh Dr., Franklinville, NC., faces a charge of false identification to law enforcement. He was arraigned before District Judge Casimir Kosciolek of Lansford and remains jailed under $1,500 for that charge.

Friday, August 13, 2010
VICTOR IZZO/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

The Carbon Career & Technical Institute Adult Education State Approved Nurse Aide Program has graduated six individuals from the program. Pictured at the school are, left to right : Instructor Colleen Gooch, RN; Shawna Helmer; Holly Getz; Del Smith; Magan Mosier; Ashley Neff; and Nichole Ragoza-Hausman. Anyone desiring information about this program can call (570) 325-4140.

Friday, August 13, 2010

In the writeup of the July 27 Bowmanstown Borough Council meeting it was stated that the case against Duane Schleicher was remanded back to the zoning hearing board. This was for two uses on the Prince property. A balloon business was the second use where only one is permitted. The TIMES NEWS stated it was the transfer station case that was remanded

Friday, August 13, 2010
ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Dana Hadesty holds his son, Joshua Hadesty, five months old, up to a fire truck during the Tamaqua Firemen's Festival held recently via the American Hose Company.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Staples and the American Red Cross are partnering to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients in need this August. People who donate will receive a chance to get reconnected.

For the month of August, the American Red Cross Northeastern Pennsylvania Region will be giving away one Acer netbook per week to presenting donors. Everyone who comes in to donate blood with the Red Cross will have the opportunity to enter their name into a weekly raffle for a netbook.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Carbon County honored a volunteer for his service with the community.

During the county commissioners' meeting on Thursday, the board planned to present Al Klitsch, chief volunteer deputy for the Carbon County Emergency Management Agency, with a certificate of appreciation for his time with the county. Klitsch was unable to attend the meeting.

Friday, August 13, 2010

The Jim Thorpe Borough Council and Water Committee have been attempting to complete an overhaul of the town's water meters all summer. They are contracted with a meter company called In-Line Services, which is responsible for replacing the existing meters with new ones, which will be easier to read and represent a cost-savings to the borough.

Before the new meters can be installed residents have to put in an expansion tank, which has a back flow preventer. Currently 900 meters have yet to be installed.

Friday, August 13, 2010
ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Teegan Phillips, 2, pulls a toy train his parents, Timmy and Megan Phillips, bought him while shopping downtown during the Tamaqua 9th Annual Community-Wide Yard and Sidewalk Sale held recently via the Tamaqua Chamber of Commerce.
Friday, August 13, 2010
ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Members of the Tamaqua Lions Club dedicated a new brick Link-Log Grill as a memorial project dedicated to departed Lions. The new grill is located at the Tamaqua Lions Club Grove in Tamaqua. From time to time, upon the passing of a Lion, money is sent in to the club for a memorial project in the name of the deceased Lion. This is a culmination of donations over the past five years and for which a plaque will be attached, memorializing the lions over those years. Pictured from left are Tamaqua Lions Tim and Fran Stahl, Lions Club President Steve Bayer, and Lion Bill Yost.