City News

Road Closure in Downtown Wilkes-Barre Scheduled for June 26th

Road Closures in Downtown Wilkes-Barre will take place on Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 10 AM to 1 PM for the NEPA Rainbow Alliance’s... more ››

Fire Department Issues Summer Fire Safety Tips for Barbecue Grills, Fire Pits, and Outdoor Fireplaces

As summer begins, the Wilkes-Barre City Fire Department reminds city residents of the responsibilities they have with the use of barbecue... more ››

Child Nutrition Day

Wilkes-Barre City Health Department to Co-Host Child Nutrition Day

The Wilkes-Barre Health Department along with Luzerne County Head Start, and Maternal & Family Health Services are teaming up for a... more ››

City Hall & DPW Closed for Flag Day on Tuesday, June 14th

Wilkes-Barre City Hall will be closed and there will be no DPW services or garbage, yard waste, or recycling collection on Tuesday, June... more ››

Wilkes-Barre Stimulus Program Application Period ends June 10th

The application period for the Wilkes-Barre City Stimulus Program ends Friday, June 10, 2022. Applications must be submitted online or by... more ››

Wilkes-Barre City Health Department to host CarFit Clinic

The Wilkes-Barre City Health Department will host a CarFit clinic on Friday, June 17th  from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM at The Assembly of God... more ››

Wilkes-Barre Mayor George Brown Presents Check to Osterhout Free Library

Wilkes-Barre Mayor George Brown presented a check to the Osterhout Free Library in the amount of $7,500, to be used towards the library’s... more ››

Retired Wilkes-Barre Paramedic Honored for 47 Years of Service

Today, Wilkes-Barre Mayor George C. Brown honored City Paramedic Jude Spellman for his 47 years of service to the City of Wilkes-Barre on... more ››

Wilkes-Barre Mayor George Brown Presents Proclamation to Northeastern PA Philharmonic

Wilkes-Barre Mayor George Brown presented a proclamation to Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic’s Executive Director Nancy Sanderson, in... more ››

May 27th Car Show Cancelled

Due to the inclement weather forecast predicted for Friday, May 27th, the “Cruzin’ the Square” Car Show is cancelled.The car show is... more ››

Memorial Day Collection Schedule; DPW Summer Hours Begin

City Hall will be closed and there will be no DPW services on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2022.

Mayor Brown Announces Pothole Reporting Line

Wilkes-Barre City Mayor George C. Brown announced today that potholes may be reported directly to the Pothole Reporting Line at 570.208.... more ››

Mayor Brown Forms Wilkes-Barre City Cemetery Restoration Committee

Mayor George C. Brown has announced the formation of the Wilkes-Barre City Cemetery Restoration Committee. The team of volunteers will work... more ››

2022 FAF Traffic Pattern

Fine Arts Fiesta Traffic Advisory

TRAVEL ADVISORY
2022 Fine Arts Fiesta
Public Square, Wilkes-Barre
Event: May 19-22, 2022
Traffic... more ››

Wilkes-Barre Summer Employment Opportunities Announced

Mayor George C. Brown has announced the City of Wilkes-Barre’s Summer 2022 employment opportunities for DPW Park Maintenance/Laborer at a... more ››

Wilkes-Barre’s Car Show Announced

 Mayor George C. Brown has announced the City of Wilkes-Barre’s Car Show “Cruzin’ the Square” will return to Public Square on the last... more ››

Vendor Applications Now Open for 2022 Wilkes-Barre Farmers Market

Vendor registration for the 2022 Wilkes-Barre Farmers Market is now open and available online at:... more ››

Wilkes-Barre City Special Events Coordinator Announced

Mayor George C. Brown announced today that Kirk Merchel has been hired as Wilkes-Barre City’s Special Events Coordinator and Licensing... more ››

Wilkes-Barre’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania Postponed

The City of Wilkes-Barre’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania is rescheduled from Saturday, May 7th to Saturday, May 14th, due to the... more ››

IAANEPA Donation

Indian American Association of NEPA (IAANEPA) Donates to Wilkes-Barre Special Needs Playground Project

The Indian American Association of NEPA (IAANEPA) recently donated $4,000 to Wilkes-Barre Special Needs Playground Project at the... more ››

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