Press Releases

  • June 22, 2017Mayor Tony George is proud to announce that the 2017 City of Wilkes-Barre Farmers’ Market will open for the season on Thursday June 29 at 10 AM. The market will be open every Thursday through November 16, from 10 AM to 4 PM.June 29 Opening Day:Opening Day ceremonies will be hosted by Mayor Tony […]

  • May 16, 2017The City of Wilkes-Barre is currently exploring numerous ways to improve its current financial situation.In addition to seeking state and federal financial aid and reducing its operational costs, the City is respectfully requesting its non-profit community partners to consider making contributions through the City’s PILOT (Payment In Lieu Of Taxes) Program. The PILOT […]

  • May 3, 2017Today, Mayor George announced the Spring Street Sweeping Schedule. The street cleaning schedule is tentative and weather permitting. “No Parking” signs will be posted during street cleaning in each neighborhood. Vehicles will be ticketed if not moved. Residents are asked to please stay alert to posted signs on streets in which they park […]

  • April 28, 2017Today, Mayor Anthony G. George announced street paving work for the City of Wilkes-Barre. Schedule is as follows:Saw cutting for ADA compliant ramps on Maple Street begins on Monday, May 1 and will be followed by construction of ramps.Saw cutting for ADA compliant ramps on Meade Street will begin on Tuesday, May 2 […]

  • April 13, 2017The City of Wilkes-Barre has immediate openings for summer jobs for Golf Course Attendant/Laborer Positions at Hollenback Golf Course, 1050 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705.Applications are available in the Human Resources Office, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 40 East Market St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 and online at: order for the City to consider […]