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Schuylkill County teen will become Tamaqua's new mayor

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TAMAQUA, Pa. - A teenager in Schuylkill County will soon go by "Mr. Mayor."

Nathan Gerace, 19, ran unopposed Tuesday and is the mayor-elect of Tamaqua.

Gerace just graduated from Tamaqua Area High School last year and plans to continue his education at a local community college.

69 News first reported on Nathan in May after he won the primary on the Republican ticket.

His goal is to encourage hometown pride and get Tamaqua's youth involved in community events.

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