Announcements/Upcoming Events:

There will be an informational/help meeting on the
Hometown Heroes banner project
Friday 7/28 at the Civic Center 6-8
We will answer questions, help with applications, etc.


The Borough of Throop’s program to honor our Hometown Heroes is underway.  Cost of the banner will be $150.00. Deadline to submit applications is August 18, 2017.

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.

A reception for all sponsoring families and Throop Veterans is being planned by the Throop American Legion.

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

Application, click here –  Hometown Heroes Application



Borough of Throop, Ordinance #9 of 1995, states that pet owners are responsible for the removal of all animal waste while pets are on borough streets or property.  Anyone who is in violation of this Ordinance is subject to a $50.00 fine plus cost of prosecution.  A copy of the Ordinance is available at the Throop Borough Building, 436 Sanderson Street.


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





8/5/17 – Hose Co #1 – Chicken BBQ

8/6/17 – Throop Police Night Out – Parade at 6:00 pm – Fireworks at Dusk

9/2/17 – Volunteers Hose Co – Coin Drop

10/2017 – Hose Co #1 – Envelope Drive All Month

10/8/17 – Hose Co #1 – Breakfast

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

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