Notice – Green and Blue Flags in your yard

**NOTICE**

The Blossburg Municipal Authority
will be marking water curbs and valves
with blue flags, as well as sewer manholes
located along roads & in yards with green
flags during the months of
February and March.

Once completed, RCAP Solutions
through grant funding will map
Blossburg’s entire water and sewer systems
using satellite technology.

Please DO NOT pull the blue and green flags
out of the ground until the work is completed.

If you have questions, you may contact the
Borough Office at (570) 638-2452.

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Blossburg Borough Spring Cleanup, May 2 through May 6, 2016

BLOSSBURG BOROUGH RESIDENTS ONLY!
SPRING CLEANUP WEEK FOR BLOSSBURG RESIDENTS ONLY!
MAY 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 2016

Items for pickup should be put out on Saturday or Sunday night, April 30 — May 1, 2016. All items must be out by Tuesday night, May 3, 2016. All spring cleanup items will be picked up by Friday, May 6, 2016.

If you do not place at curb or — if items for free pickup are mixed with weekly garbage, it will NOT be picked up.

Please remember to comply with the requirements. If any items are not picked up, you may telephone the Borough, with any questions.

The following list is what must be followed as the Borough must comply with rules at the landfill, also.

  • NO TIRES (new rules from state: only certain stickered vehicles allowed to take tires, this is not a Borough rule).
  • LIMIT of two (2) pickup truck loads of trash per household.
  • NO WOOD such as remodeling materials unless cut into short lengths and bundled so that ONE person may pick up. NO WHOLE BUILDINGS.
  • GRASS AND LEAVES: If you have leaves from yard cleanup, place the leaves and grass cuttings in a separate container — bags, etc. IF STONES, ROCKS, STICKS are mixed in with grass and leaves, they will not be picked up.
  • BRUSH MUST BE CUT OR BROKEN INTO SMALL PIECES WHICH MAY BE EASILY
  • METAL MUST BE SEPARATE.

Refrigerators, freezers, air-conditioning units will be billed at $5.00 each due to regulations at landfill.

If requirements are not met, free removal will not be available to you.
Any questions? Please telephone the Borough Manager at 638-2452.

This project is very costly, so your cooperation is needed if

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Island Park Spring Cleanup – May 7th, 2016

Island Park Spring Cleanup
May 7, 2016
Rain Date: May 14, 2016
Starting Time: 8 am

Everyone is invited to come to Island Park on May 7, 2016 to help cleanup the Island Park. Anyone and Everyone is asked to come lend a hand. Please bring your own garden tools – rake, shovel, gloves, etc. – which you may want to use during the day. Please rake debris into piles so it can be removed easily. Papers, etc. can be put in the garbage cans at Island Park. If there is bad weather on May 7, 2016 – the cleanup will be on May 14, 2016. Any questions, telephone the Blossburg Borough Office at 570-638-2452. This is great community activitiy. Thanks for your help!

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2015 Light Up The Holiday’s Contest

Blossburg V.I.B.E. Presents Light Up the Holidays Contest 2015
House and Business Decorating Contest

Decorate your house or business storefront for the holidays and maybe you’ll win a prize from V.I.B.E.! Light Up the Holidays judging will be held Dec. 18, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. everywhere in the borough of Blossburg. Prize donations are welcome – contact vibe@blossburg.org

The “Light up the Holidays!” contest is free of charge and open to every resident of Blossburg. You don’t even need to sign up!  Just decorate your house or business and you’re in.

Blossburg V.I.B.E. members will select 4 residential winners and 1 business winner.

More Info:

  • Judging: Dec. 18th, 6 p.m. to 10 pm – Remember to turn on your lights!
  • Contact V.I.B.E. for more information: vibe@blossburg.org.

2014 Winners Click here for pictures

  • Amy and Rob Bowens
  • Karen and Glenn Lattimer
  • Randy and Brend Sokoly
  • Rita and Lawrence Larson
  • Best Business Display: Amy and Rob Bowens
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Shop SmallTown – Nov. 28th

Blossburg V.I.B.E. announces that Small Town Christmas is now called Shop SmallTown.  Shop Local. Shop Blossburg.  We’re planning a fun filled day of activities on November 28th starting with the Frosty 5k in the morning, Ice Skating in the afternoon, and our Small Business Saturday event from 9am to 4pm.  Visit the Shop SmallTown page here.

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Borough Council Minutes – September 2015

September 2015 Borough Council Minutes have been posted.  Head on over to the Council Minutes page.

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Light Up The Holidays – 2014 Winners

Blossburg V.I.B.E. is proud to announce the winners of 2014 Light Up The Holiday’s Contest: Best Business Display – Drake Morse Nationwide Insurance! The 4 Best Overall decorated houses are: Randy and Brenda Sokoly, Amy and Rob Bowens, Rita and Lawrence Larson, and Karen and Glenn Lattimer! Thank you to everyone who decorated their house this year and helping to Light Up the Holiday’s. Just a reminder, this year’s winners won’t be eligible next year, so start planning your display! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Amy and Rob Bowens
Johnson St.

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Karen and Glenn Lattimer
St. Mary’s Street

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Randy and Brenda Sokoly
S. Williamson Rd.

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Rita and Lawrence Larson
Davis St.

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Drake Morse – Nationwide Insurance
Main St.

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2014 Blossburg Fall Festival Oct. 12th

This year’s Blossburg Fall Festival will be October 12th from 12 pm to 5 pm.  Visit the Fall Festival page for more information!

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Community Yard Sale – April 26th

YardSaleIt’s time for the Blossburg Community Yard Sale Sign-ups! Call 570.638.2005 or email news@blossburg.org to add your location to the yard sale map. The yard sale is on Saturday, April 26th from 8am – 2pm. Free coffee and maps at The Brick Tavern. Blossburg Borough will also be having spring clean-up during the week of April 28-May 2. And if you still don’t get rid of all of your clutter…be sure to drop off all of your electronics on Tuesday, April 29th from 5-8pm in the plaza. This e-recycling event sponsored by Blossburg Vibe, can take all electronics except TVs and microwaves. Bring your computers, printers, cameras, etc. What a great week to clean up!

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Blossburg-North Penn Alumni Assoc. Planning Meeting

Blossburg-North Penn Alumni Assoc. Planning Meeting
Sunday, March 23, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Community Room of Blossburg Memorial Library

Make plans for the 2014 Annual Blossburg-North Penn Alumni Association Reunion. This year’s date Is August 2, 2014. All Blossburg and North Penn Alumni are welcome to help with the planning. Anniversary years ending in “4” and “9” are especially urged to get involved!

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