Press Releases

  • April 11, 2017The City of Wilkes-Barre is now accepting applications for summer jobs for Park Maintenance/Labor Positions.Applications are available in the Human Resources Office, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 40 East Market St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 and online at:http://wilkes-barre.city/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Summer-Application-for-website.pdfApplications will only be accepted until MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017.In order for the City of consider your application you […]

  • April 11, 2017The City of Wilkes-Barre is pleased to announce details of the Fortieth Annual Cherry Blossom Festival.The Festival will take place on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23 from 11 AM to 7 PM each day at Kirby Park, Market Street, Wilkes-Barre. The Cherry Blossom Festival features food and craft vendors, amusement rides and games, […]

  • April 11, 2017 In response to warmer weather and resident requests, the Department of Public Works will now accept Yard Waste drop offs.Residents can drop off their Yard Waste at the Department of Public Works Garage, 3 Conyngham Ave. between the hours of 7:30 AM and 2:30 PM:Tuesday, April 11 through Thursday, April 13Monday, April 17 through Friday, […]

  • March 23, 2017The City of Wilkes-Barre is pleased to announce its participation in the Great American Cleanup of PA.The annual clean-up event will take place on Saturday, April 29th.To resister to participate in the cleanup, groups must call the Office of Special Events at 570-208-4149. Groups are asked to provide:Group leader’s name and addressExpected number […]

  • March 20, 2017Mayor George lifted Wilkes-Barre’s Emergency Declaration on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Noon. Read full declaration below:WB Emergency Declaration Lifted 3.19.17 ###