Announcements/Upcoming Events:

Click here for Little League Baseball Sign Ups Dates and Times

Throop Borough will be picking up Christmas Trees on Monday, January 8th and Monday, January 15th.  Please have curbside by 7:00 am.

Throop Borough is currently seeking an EMA Coordinator.
Anyone interested please send a letter of interest to Throop Municipal Building, 436 Sanderson St. Throop, PA 18512 or email letter to
Deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018.

The 2018 Borough Calendars have arrived!  You can pick them at the Borough Building, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Ed Karpovich, Lackawanna County Treasurer, will be selling Dog Licenses at the Throop Municipal Building on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

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





January 10th:  Dog Licenses – 10:00 am – 3:30 pm – Throop Municipal Building

February 4th:  Hose Co. #1 Chicken BBQ

February 4th:  Volunteer’s Wing Fest XII

April 15th:  Hose Co. #1 Breakfast

April 28th:  90th Anniversary of the Volunteer’s Hose Co. of Throop

May 5th:  Borough Shredding Event, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Municipal Parking Lot

May 26th:  Volunteer’s Hose Co. Coin Drop

May 28th:  Memorial Day Services;  10:00 am Borough Building;  11:00 am VFW Memorial, Blvd. Ave.

August 4th:  Hose Co. #1 Chicken BBQ

August 5th:  Throop Police Night Out;  Parade at 6:00 pm;  Fire Works at Dusk

August 24th & 25th:  Throop Booster Blow Out

September 1st:  Volunteer’s Hose Co. Coin Drop

October:  Hose Co. #1 Envelope Drive

October 6th:  Borough Shredding Event, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Municipal Parking Lot

October 7th:  Hose Co. #1 Breakfast

November 11th:  Veteran’s Day Services;  10:00 am Borough Building;  11:00 am VFW Memorial, Blvd. Ave.

December 8th:  Santa Parade, Beginning at Noon;  Tree Lighting, Volunteer’s Hose Co. 7:00 pm


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