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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January 2016 Council Meeting Minutes

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Drinking Water Reports for Blossburg & Hamilton Township

Drinking Water Reports

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December 2015 Borough Council Minutes

December 2015 Borough Council Minutes

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November 2015 Borough Council Minutes

November 2015 Borough Council Minutes have been posted on the meeting minutes page.

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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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October 2015 Borough Council Minutes

October 2015 Borough Council Minutes have been posted on the meeting minutes page.

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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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