Board of Health
The August meeting of the Tamaqua Board of Health was held at the municipal building with Randolph Gormley, James Gormley, Earl Boettger, Shirley Becker and Health Enforcement Officer Joshua Esposito in attendance.
Esposito reported making spot check inspections at Turkey Hill Minit Mart and Luigi's Pizzeria.
He received and adjusted six complaints: two infestations, one broken sewer line, one mold growth, one rotten fruit and one possible staph infection.
Four properties were deemed unfit for habitation and condemned for having no water.
There were no cases of reportable diseases during July.
The board meets the first Tuesday of each month, at 10 a.m., in the Tamaqua Municipal Building.
The South Ward Neighborhood Committee will meet today, at 7 p.m., in the South Ward Community Center on Penn Street. Anyone interested in improving the ward is welcome to attend.
St. Peter's Union
The Rev. Cheryl Moore will officiate at the 9 a.m. worship service this Sunday in St. Peter's Union Church, Mantzville. Summer Sunday school will meet at 10:15 a.m.
Activities for next week will include the Called to Care Committee meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday and the prayer group will meet at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday.
The Rev. James Cavallero will officiate at the 10:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in First United Methodist Church. The service will include a children's message
On Tuesday, the quilters will meet at 9:30 a.m., lay leade