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.
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  • Police News.

  • Proposed Newport Twp. 2021 budget below

  • Newport News.

  • Oct. 5, 2020 Minutes.

Newport Township Announces the following Thanksgiving Holiday Recycling and Refuse schedule for the week of November 23rd. Newspaper and cardboard will be collected in Glen Lyon, Lee and Wanamie on Tuesday November 24th and in Alden, Sheatown and Ridgeview on Wednesday November 25th. Refuse will be collected in Glen Lyon, Lee on Friday November 27th and in Alden, Sheatown, Wanamie and Ridgeview on Saturday November 28th. Please have your newspaper/cardboard and refuse at the curb the night before your scheduled pickup.

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.

  • Voting Application for Absentee mail-in ballot...more

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