Exciting news!!  The Borough Building is being remodeled.

For the next several months the Borough Building and grounds will be under construction.

The Administrative offices  are still open, but, we would rather if you didn’t come here because of the construction.  Give us a call and we will be happy to assist you. 570-457-8852 extension 1.

The Police Department is still working 24 hours a day  to protect you.       

If you have an emergency, please call 911. 

If you need non-emergency assistance, please call 570-457-7441 or call  the non-emergency dispatcher 570-342-9111 (this is a non emergency number) and they will have an officer contact you.




Please note there are changes to voting locations.

Ward 3, Ward 6-1 and Ward 6-2 have been moved to Eagle McClure Hose Company. (Anyone who previously voted in the Borough Building and Senior Centers)

All other wards have not changed.

For more information call 570-457-8852 ext. 1        or    Lackawanna County Voter Registration 570-963-6737



The Old Forge Borough Council Meeting is scheduled for JULY 27, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held at Eagle McClure Hose Company       375 Milwaukee Avenue


Masks must be worn to enter.










The Old Forge Borough Council Work Session will be held on Tuesday, JULY 6, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.


The meeting will be held at Eagle McClure Hose Company

375 Milwaukee Avenue

Masks must be worn to enter the meeting.





Please note that there are changes to the recycling process.  

Grass clippings and leaves are to be placed in recycling bins or open top containers that do not exceed 35 pounds.

Tree branches, shrubs and twigs must be bundled with twine or rope.

Branches and tree limbs must be no larger than 4″ diameter.

Dirt and rocks are not acceptable with recycling.

We are unable to accept bins or containers of mixed yard waste. (do not mix grass with branches or twigs).

Pickup will be on Thursdays and Fridays.



Garbage will be picked up every Tuesday.  Please put your garbage out on Monday night.

A $2.00 sticker is needed for each bag with a 33 gallon max and 50 pound weight limit.

Please note only bags with stickers will be collected.

For more details, please refer to the Trash and Recycling section under the Information Center on the main page of this website.


Stickers are available by mail. For information or to place your order, please contact the Borough Building at 570-457-8852 ext. 1.
Or, mail your check and include a self addressed,  stamped envelope to 310 South Main Street, and we will mail stickers to you.

You can also pay for your stickers online using Master card or Visa.  Please go the Information Center on this website for details.

You can purchase stickers at the  Old Forge Borough Building Monday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday -Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Stickers are also available for purchase at the following locations:

Convenient Main Street
Convenient Moosic Road
Old Forge Pharmacy
Ary’s Express Mart
Sayona Food Mart
Turkey Hill
Gerrity’s Birney Avenue, Moosic
Price Chopper, Taylor