South Ward Fire Company

The South Ward Fire Company took the opportunity to open a door to a new era of effective emergency services for the people of Tamaqua even as the members of the company helped to create additional educational opportunities for residents of the area. Chief Mark Bower explains how the story unfolded.

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South Ward Playground Improvements

Kathy Kunkle provides the background comprisng all the work that had to be done by many different people over a seven-year span to make the new South Ward Community Center and the total make-over of the playgroud a reality that everyone in the community can enjoy.

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Carriage Street Stairway

Kathy Kunkle explains how a new South Ward stairway from Spruce Street to Nescopec Street came back into being almost 30 years after the former stairway became so dangerous it had to be removed.

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