Announcements/Upcoming Events:

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.

This is a friendly reminder of the Throop Borough Snow Ordinance #7 of 1997

Section 5:  Placing of Snow in Cleared Cartway or Passage Areas

No person shall throw, shovel, cast or otherwise move, place, pile, deposit or dump snow or ice removed from sidewalks, driveways, or other areas into the street or public highway.  No person when the cartway of the street of highway is cleared or partially cleared shall throw or place any snow or any other accumulation on cleared cartway or passage area.   

Section 7:  Any owner, agent or tenant of premises violating the provisions of Section 5 of this Ordinance shall upon conviction be fined One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars.

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)

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



April 7, 2019 – Hose Co. #1 – Breakfast

May – Volunteer’s Hose Co. Envelope Drive (All month)

May 4, 2019 – Shred Event – 10:00 – 1:00 – Municipal Bldg. Parking Lot

May 25, 2019 – Volunteer’s Hose Co. – Coin Drop

May 27, 2019 – Memorial Day Services:  10:00 am Boro. Bldg.; 11:00 am VFW Memorial on the Blvd.

June 29, 2019 – Quasquicentennial – 125th Anniversary of the Borough of Throop at Washington Street Park

August 4, 2019 – Throop Police Night Out – Parade at 6:00 & Fireworks at Dusk

August 17, 2019 – Hose Co. #1 – Chicken BBQ

August 24, 2019 – Booster Club Blow Out

August 31, 2019 – Volunteer Hose Co. – Coin Drop

October – Hose Co. #1 Envelope Drive (All month)

October 5, 2019 – Shred Event – 10:00 – 1:00 – Municipal Bldg. Parking Lot

October 6, 2019 – Hose Co. #1 – Breakfast

November 11, 2019 – Veterans Day Services:  10:00 am Boro. Bldg.; 11:00 am VFW Memorial on the Blvd.

December 14, 2019 – Santa Parade & Tree Lighting – 12:00 Parade & 7:00 Tree Lighting

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