Newport Township, Pennsylvania

Newport Township Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Welcome to Newport Township 

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This site has been designed with information for our residents from Alden, Glen Lyon, Lee, Ridgeview, Sheatown and Wanamie in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, and those that are interested in our community that would find helpful.
Please feel free to browse around the site and if you need more information please contact us


  • August/September Minutes.

  • Covid-19 Links are now in the "Info and Links" above.

Attention Newport Township Residents!!
Newport Township officials have received information from the Luzerne County Election Bureau that VOTING on November 3rd will take place at the Municipal Building for the 1st Ward and the Municipal Garage for the 2nd Ward.  This will be in effect as long as both buildings located at 351 West Kirmar Avenue in Wanamie remain open to the public during the current COVID-19 Pandemic.

Important Newport Twp. Information

  • The Coal Street and Alden playgrounds and the Wanamie Recreation Park will REMAIN OPEN UNTIL DUSK.  To prevent the spread of covid-19 please use social distancing of 10 feet between others that may be present.

  • Newport Township Residents! 
    You are reminded that the Pennsylvania Fireworks Law, 72P.S. 9401, ET.SEQ., PROHIBITS anyone from intentionally igniting or discharging consumer fireworks within 150 feet of an occupied structure. 
    If you need to file a complaint call 911 and give the name and address of where the violation is occurring. Please be considerate of your neighbors ! 

  • DEP Reminds Homeowners to check for Mine Subsidence Risks...more

  • Keystone Opportunity Zone...more

  • Got Drugs?? We have a prescription drug drop-off facility...more

  • Smoke detectors, maximum 2 per family, are available free of charge at the Newport Township Fire Station, 1002 Center Street, Wanamie. Newport Township residents can pick them up while supplies last.

  • Waste Management has bulk item pickup with the regular service. Residents are reminded only one item per household. Please do not abuse this service.

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Municipal Building 351 W. Kirmar Ave. Nanticoke, PA 18634 Phone 570-735-4735 - FAX 570-735-5595