Work Party at Girl Scout Little House

A work party will be held on October 11, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Girl Scout Little House. Volunteers are asked to bring utility knives, caulk guns, and hammers. Plans are to install insulation.

Girl Scout Little House Update

 A lot of interest has been shown in support of keeping the Girl Scout Little House.  Please volunteer your time to help spruce up the Girl Scout Little House on Third Street.  Projects include outside yardwork, and clean up and painting inside.  If you are willing to help, please contact the Borough Office at (570) 473-3414 or send an email to

Proposed 2014 Budget

The Northumberland Borough Council approved the 2014 budget. 

Streambank Rehabilitation Project

Below are the documents relating to the bidding of the project. Any questions, please email 

More photos available on Flicker HERE.

Council Adopts Ordinance No. 2013-2

The Northumberland Borough Council has adopted an ordinance that amends the Borough Code to provide for a new part of Chapter 30, Property Maintenance, entitled "Neighborhood Blight Protections and Enforcement".  The ordinance was adopted at the Borough Council meeting on September 3, 2013 at 175 Orange Street, Northumberland.

The entire ordinance is attached.

Northumberland Borough Council Meetings for 2013

Northumberland Borough Council has set its meetings for 2013.  The first meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on January 8, 2013 in the S. Luther Savidge Room at the 2nd Street Community & Municipal Center.

Other council meetings are scheduled for January 15, February 5 & 26, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4 & 25, July 16, August 6, September 3, October 1, November 4 (Monday), December 3 & 17.  Work Sessions/Council meetings are scheduled for March 19, April 16, May 20 (Monday), August 20, September 17, October 15, and November 19. 

Leaves on the Streets

It is unlawful for any person to throw, dump or place in any manner whatsoever any refuse upon any streets or alleys in the Borough of Northumberland, or for any person to permit his agent or anyone under his control or supervision to do the same.