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Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration Rescheduled

Independence Day Fireworks and Festivities were postponed, due to inclement weather, from Wednesday July 4th to this upcoming weekend at... more ››

4th of July Collection Schedule

4th of July Collection Schedule

In observance of Independence Day, City Hall will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th and DPW services will be postponed.

4th of July Announcements

Mayor Tony George reminds residents and visitors of the city’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration on Wednesday, July 4th at Kirby... more ››

Portion of South Franklin Street to Close for UGI Gas Line Work

South Franklin Street, between Market and Northampton Street, in Downtown Wilkes-Barre will be closed overnight for necessary utility work... more ››

Wilkes-Barre’s 2018 Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration Announced

Mayor Tony George is happy to announce the 2018 Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration. The event will take place on Wednesday, July 4th and... more ››

City Administration to Attend Crime Watch Meeting

Department representatives from Wilkes-Barre City Hall will attend the South Wilkes-Barre Crime Watch Meeting at Central United Methodist... more ››

Flag Day

Flag Day Collection Schedule

In Observance of Flag Day on Thursday, June 14, 2018, City Hall will be closed and there will be no DPW services.Residents in South Wilkes-... more ››

Neighborhood Impact Team Addresses Nuisance Properties

Today the City of Wilkes-Barre’s Neighborhood Impact Team (NIT) conducted inspections of several properties on Hutson, Lehigh, Hickory, and... more ››

Memorial Day Collection

Memorial Day Collection Schedule

In Observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 28th, City Hall will be closed and there will be no DPW services.Residents in the Downtown and... more ››

Portion of Franklin Street Closed May 1 & 2

On Tuesday, May 1st and Wednesday, May 2nd, South Franklin Street will be closed from Anheiser Lane to Market Street from 6:30 AM to 3:00... more ››

Barney Street to Close for Utility work on Monday, April 30th

PA American Water will be closing Barney Street from the bridge over Solomon Creek to Division Street on Monday April 30, 2018, from 8:00... more ››

41st Annual Cherry Blossom Festival April 28-29

The City of Wilkes-Barre is welcoming warmer weather with the

“Taking it to the Streets” Program to Return Beginning Next Week

Members of the City’s Health and Building Code Departments will return to the city’s streets this

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