Announcements/Upcoming Events:

The Throop Municipal Building will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4th!  Grass Collection will be on Tuesday, July 5th and Electronic Collection will be Monday, July 11th (please call ahead to schedule)   

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing funeral assistance to families that had funeral expenses for a family member that passed due to COVID-19.

For eligibility information call 1-844-684-6333 or go to the website: 

Click here to view the State of Emergency – Coronavirus COVID-19

You are encouraged to follow the CDC and PA Department of Health website and Facebook for COVID 19 updates and recommendations.

NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CHANGE OF PAYMENT ACCEPTANCE FOR 2021 TAX BILLS. The TAX OFFICE is CLOSED until further notice. All tax payments are to be mailed to 436 Sanderson St., Throop, PA 18512 or can be dropped in the drop box located outside of the Municipal Building.  Checks made payable to: Tax Collector-Throop.  Receipts will be mailed if a self addressed and stamped envelope is provided. Thank you for your cooperation and patience.


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

NPDES Permit

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

Click the link below for 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.

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






June 2022 … Volunteer Hose Co – Envelope Drive

8/6/2022 … Hose Co #1 – Breakfast

8/11/2022 … Night Out – Municipal Building / Police Department Parking Lot

8/20/2022 … Blessed Sacrament Festival

October 2022 … Hose Co #1 – Envelope Drive

10/1/2022 … Shred Event – Municipal Parking Lot 10-1

10/2/2022 … Hose Co #1 – Breakfast 

10/30/2022 … Civic Center – Trunk or Treat

12/10/2022 … Civic Center – Children’s Breakfast with Santa

12/10/2022 … Santa Parade begins at Noon;  Tree Lighting at 7:00 pm (Volunteers, Dunmore Street)


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
– Vice President