Community Arts Center Genesis

Jack Kulp, well-known area musician and entertainer,  discusses some of the first steps taken to create and organize the Community Arts Center.

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Liberty Hall TV News Story

Veteran reporter Bob Reynolds of WNEP TV 16 came to Tamaqua on September 26, 2012 and filed this story about the Liberty Hall rehabilitation project.

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Safety Initiative Camera Project

In 2011, the Tamaqua Area Community Partnership (TACP) established a local safety initiative. The objective of the effort is to combat crime, vandalism, violence and blight. Representatives of the Tamaqua Police Department, the neighborhood watch program, the Chamber of Commerce, the Main Street program, the Elm Street Program, and interested community-minded citizens came together to […]

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Community Arts Center on TV 13

First events at the Tamaqua Community Arts Center as covered by Hazleton’s TV 13 News Team in July 2012.

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Upper Floors: Looking Up

Linda Yulanavage presents the benefits of rehabilitation and re-use of spaces on the upper floors of buildings in downtown Tamaqua. Others offering their comments in the video include Todd Miller, Kerry Barr and Leslie Wargo.

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All About TIDE

Dr. Joe Urenovitch, President, Tamaqua Industrial Development Enterprises (TIDE) answers questions about the work of the TIDE organization posed by State Rep. Jerry Knowles in a 2011 broadcast of Legislative Report. In this segment you will learn about the history of TIDE and the companies that can be found in the TIDE Industrial Park. Our […]

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All About TACP.Info

“The Tamaqua Area Community Partnership is a non-profit charitable organization that was expressly created to improve the quality of life in the Tamaqua Area; and to do so by being a conduit and a catalyst and a place for ideas and energy to go to accomplish improvements that will make a real difference in the […]

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Community Health Needs Assessment: Hollie Gibbons

Hollie Gibbons, Manager – Disease Prevention Programs for St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network, briefly describes the scope and findings of the 2010 Community Health Assessment report. Click here to read the report in its entirety.

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Hegarty’s Blacksmith Shop

The talented blacksmiths of three generations of the Hegarty family dedicated their skills to the betterment of Tamaqua Area busineses and families. Their shop, established in 1848, remained in continuous use until 1973. Dale Freudenberger, president of the Tamaqua Historical Society, shares a compelling account of the activities of the Hegarty family in Tamaqua from […]

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Historic Building Restoration

View this video segment to find out how the old boot factory on Hazle Street became a contemporary, fully-up-to-date dwelling for 14 individual households. State Sen. Dave Argall and TACP Chairperson Pat Freeh-Stefanek provide details on how a derelict building was re-purposed and re-dedicated to a new use. They further explain how the process will […]

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