Lifequards Wanted!

Liberty Splashland is now hiring lifeguards for the 2017 season. Hourly rate of $9.25. Lock your 2017 summer job in today! Complete application and return to Borough Office at 175 Orange Street.

Snow Emergency ROUTE

A. The highways or portions thereof to which the provisions of this Article shall be applicable during all periods of emergency declared as provided in ~58-32 of this Article are as follows:
  • Queen Street;
  • Hanover Street;
  • Prince Street from Front Street to Strawbridge Road;
  • Strawbridge Road;
  • Second Street from Duke Street to Prince Street;
  • Third Street from Hanover Street to Prince Street;

No Parking in the metered area, and on the Tuesday side of the street.

The police department has placed no parking signs on the meters in the metered downtown area on Monday 13 March 2017 so that snow can be removed from the downtown area in a timely manner. Once the snow starts residents are requested to move their cars from the metered area.
The No Parking Ordinance will be enforced so that the streets can be cleaned.
On Tuesdays – No Parking:

Snow Emergency Declaration

In anticipation of the upcoming snow storm Northumberland Borough has declared a snow emergency. In order to facilitate the movement of traffic and to combat the hazards of excessive snow and tce on the streets, alleys and highways of the Borough, the President of Council has declared a snow emergency will commence at 00:01 hours of 14 March 2017.

Per Borough Ordinance 58-32, you must remove your vehicle from the street during a snowstorm after a state of emergency has been declared in order to facilitate safe and effective snow plowing.

Civil Service Commission Vacancy

A vacancy exists on Northumberland Borough's Civil Service Commission. The 3-member Civil Service Commission conducts the Civil Service testing for the Northumberland Police Department. This volunteer position is appointed by the Northumberland Borough Council and is a 6-year term. Complete the attached application and submit it to the Northumberland Borough Office, 175 Orange Street, Northumberland, PA 17857 or to

2017 Borough Council Meetings

2017 Borough Council and committee meetings are announced.

US 11 & PA 147 Reconstruction Project

On December 16, 2015, a Public Meeting hosted by PennDOT and Larson Design Group, Inc. on the reconstruction project was held.  PennDOT has provided these documents from the presentation.

Girl Scout Little House Update

 The renovations to the Girl Scout Little House are complete.  A big THANK YOU to Barb Kistner and all the volunteers who worked tirelessly to complete the renovations.  Thanks too for the generous donations from businesses, local foundations, and individuals.  The Little House is now available to rent for parties and meetings.  If you are interested, please contact the Borough Office at (570) 473-3414 or send an email to

Streambank Rehabilitation Project

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

More photos available on Flicker HERE.