Announcements/Upcoming Events:

Civic Center Breakfast with the Bunny & Egg Hunt (Click here for details)

The Throop Civic Center will be having Senior Aerobics on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 am – 10:00 am.  For more information call the Civic Center at 570-383-7906.

Click Here to View the Quasquicentennial Celebration Report

Recycling Collection has changed.  Please read below….

Paper Collection = Newspaper, Office Paper & Junk Mail
(Grass / Leaves – Seasonal – Must be in open receptacles, bags of any kind are not accepted at the Recycling Center)

1st & 3rd Wards – 1st & 3rd Mondays
2nd & 4th Wards – 2nd & 4th Mondays

Recycling Collection = Commingled (Aluminum, plastic, glass) Bottles & Cans
Corrugated or Pressed Cardboard (broken down & flattened)

1st & 3rd Wards – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays
2nd & 4th Wards – 2nd & 4th Tuesdays
No recycling on 5th Tuesdays.

Trash Collection

Wednesday: Portions of 1st & 2nd Wards
Thursday: Portions of 2nd & 4th Wards
Friday: 3rd Ward (Boulevard Section and Portion of 1st Ward – Schoolside)

Brush (excluding grass or leaves) will be collected with trash. All items must be bundled and may not exceed 4 feet in length

Appliance/Metal Pick-up
Residents must call in advance.

Electronic Pick-up
First Monday of the month.
Residents must call in advance
REMINDER: No TV’s will be collected with tubes – the Recycling Center will no longer take them.

Tire Collection
Last Tuesday of the month – May through October. Residents must call in advance.

Due to the Recycling Center no longer accepting televisions with tubes the Borough will no longer be able to collect television’s with tubes.

From the Lackawanna County Recycling website:


NOTICE: At this time, due to legislative needs to correct the electronic recycling law, there are problems recycling TVs and MONITORS throughout the Commonwealth of PA. You can help by contacting your State Representative and Senators.

As of January 16th the Lackawanna County Recycling Center will no longer accept combined loads of mixed newspaper and cardboard.  They must be separated.

As of August 23rd the Lackawanna County Recycling Center will no longer be accepting Yard Waste bags.  As of that date Yard Waste (Grass, clippings, leaves, brush) will be collected with regular garbage collection.  Tree limbs/branches must be cut to a maximum of 4 feet in length and tied in bundles.

Click the below link to view Throop Borough’s NPDES (National Pollution Discharge Elimination System) Permit

NPDES Permit

Click here to view 2020 Census Employment Information
The 2020 Census at a Glance
Census 101: What You Need To Know
Road To The 2020 Census
How Census Data Are Used

There have been recent changes to the Lackawanna County Recycling Progam!

Click Here to View the 2019 Updated Lackawanna County Recycling Pamphlet

Click the link below for some other Recycling Information From Lackawanna County Recycling Website…..

The Throop Civic Center has been expanding the Senior Center and will be offering lunch on Monday’s to be served at noon. Reservations are needed by the Thursday prior. Please contact the Throop Civic Center @570-383-7906 for reservations, transportation (if needed) and details.



The HOMETOWN HERO program has ended for this year! 


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 Bob Robbins at 570-489-2671 with any question.


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.

(Check back frequently for Updates)

FEMA Flood Risk Open House

Click to view the FEMA Flood Hazard Mapping Fact Sheet

What to do When Your Bank Requires You to Have Flood Insurance

FEMA Response Letter 8/24/18


PA Department of Health – Keystone Landfill Community Update





4/4/20 – Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Egg Hunt – Civic Center 9-12
4/26/20 – Hose Co #1 – Breakfast
May 2020 – Volunteer Hose Co – Envelope Drive
5/2/20 – Shred Event – Borough Building Parking Lot – 10-1
5/25/20 – Memorial Day Services – 10:00 Borough Building; 11:00 VFW Memorial on Blvd Ave.
8/1/20 – Hose Co #1 – Chicken BBQ
8/2/20 – Throop Police Night Out – Parade at 6:00 – Fireworks at dusk 
8/14/20 – 8/16/20 – Blessed Sacrament Festival
9/5/20 – Volunteer Hose Co. Coin Drop
October 2020 – Hose Co #1 Envelope Drive
10/3/20 – Shred Event – Borough Building Parking Lot – 10-1
10/4/20 – Hose Co #1 – Breakfast
11/11/20 – Veterans Day Services – 10:00 Borough Building; 11:00 VFW Memorial on Blvd Ave.
12/12/20 – Santa Parade & Tree Lighting; 12:00 Parade; 7:00 Tree Lighting, Volunteer Hose Co Dunmore St. 


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