Announcements/Upcoming Events:

The Municipal Building will be closed on Friday 11/10/17 in
observance of Veterans Day.
Friday November 10th Garbage collection will be on Monday November 13th.

Veteran’s Dinner – 11/12/17 – 2:00 – 4:00 – Throop Civic Center
Click here for more information

Thanksgiving Recycling/Trash Collection Changes:
Normal Thursday garbage collection is changed to the preceding Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Recycling in 1st & 3rd wards will be collected on the preceding Monday, November 20, 2017.


A representative for State Representative Kevin Haggerty’s office will be available at the Throop Civic Center the first Wednesday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.


The Borough of Throop’s program to honor our Hometown Heroes is underway.  Cost of the banner will be $150.00.

The hero must be a Throop native having served active duty in any conflict from WW1 to current deployments.  The hero’s picture, rank, branch or service and conflict served will be on the two sided banner.  The name of the sponsor will also be noted.

Contact Mayor Frank Shimkus at 570-954-7348 with any question.

Application, click here –  Hometown Heroes Application


To report any illegal spills or anything related to storm water please contact Robert Kalinoski, Street Commissioner by email, by phone 570-489-2937 or you can call the Borough Building at 570-489-8311.  After business hours and on weekends please call Communication Center Non Emergency at 570-342-9111.


New Work Plan Approved by Throop Planning Agency pertaining to the Schoolside Phase II Development


The Book Mobile visits the Throop Civic Center monthly, for dates and times contact the Throop Civic Center at 570-383-7906.



PA Department of Health – Keystone Landfill Community Update





11/11/17 – Veteran’s Day Services – 10:oo am, Borough Building – 11:00 am, VFW Memorial on the Boulevard

11/12/17 – Veterans Dinner – 2:00 – 4:00 – Throop Civic Center  Click here for more information

12/9/17 – Santa Parade

12/9/17 – Tree Lighting at Volunteers Hose Co.

Throop Neighborhood Watch Association
Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Civic Center

Contact:  Bob Robbins – President
Dave Karr – Vice President