SWNC

The South Ward Neighborhood Committee will meet this Thursday, at 7 p.m., in the Lisa Jane Scheller Student Center at the LCCC Morgan Campus. The center is located in the former South Ward Fire Company building on Van Gelder Street.

A representative from M and T Bank will provide a short informational session on reverse mortgages. There will also be time for a question and answer period.

The public is welcome to attend.

East End playground

The Cressona Band will perform at the East End Playground this Wednesday, at 7 p.m.

The public is welcome to attend this free concert.

Donations of baked goods are being accepted.

On July 15, the acoustic band "Story of Another" will perform at 7 p.m., unless it rains on Wednesday. In the event of rain, the Cressona Band's performance will be moved to Thursday and the acoustic band's performance will be rescheduled.

Recycling

Wednesday is the day for curbside recycling pickup for all residents of Tamaqua.

All recyclable items must be placed in the containers issued to each borough household. Any other containers, such as plastic bags and cardboard boxes, will be emptied and left behind.

Recyclable items include glass, aluminum, non-ferrous metals and No. 1 and No. 2 plastics.

Anyone who needs a recycling container may contact borough hall at (570) 668-3444.

A trailer for newspapers can be found at the Tamaqua Borough Garage on East Broad Street. Additional collection bins may also be found at the Tamaqua Transfer Station on Sewage Treatment Plant Road.