The Municipality of Kingston’s administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of Memorial Day and will re-open on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. -    Kingston News Spring 2016

PolicePatch1The Municipality of Kingston is a beautiful, tree-lined, bedroom community located in the heart of northeastern Pennsylvania. Kingston was first settled in 1771 and officially incorporated as a borough in 1857.

Kingston is a Home Rule Municipality governed by an executive mayor and a seven-member legislative council. Council Members are elected to four-year terms, which are staggered. The Mayors term is also four years. A full-time administrator is responsible for the daily management of the community.

Kingston is a model residential community and an excellent place to raise a family. The community prides itself on service and staffs full-time professionals to serve its residents and businesses. Our professional fire and ambulance service has a response time of only three minutes to any home or business in Kingston. Our full-time Police Department, one of Luzerne County’s best, provides around-the-clock protection and service. Our Public Works Department ensures that our streets are plowed, our public facilities maintained, and that the Municipality looks great year-round.

Kingston offers a wide variety of indoor activities at the Kingston Recreation Center, which include: basketball and racquetball courts, state of the art strength and cardiovascular fitness equipment, computer amusements, pool tables, etc.

Outdoor recreation includes seven outdoor parks and playgrounds, three tot lots, a lighted softball field, six tennis courts, and an Olympic-plus size pool.

Kingston, centrally located in the Wyoming Valley West School District, is home to the Hoyt Library, Good Shepherd Academy, Wyoming Seminary and 14 houses of worship.

We’re sure you’ll agree Kingston’s services and amenities make it one of northeastern Pennsylvania’s premier communities.Please visit: www.luzernecounty.org

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Petroleum Drop-Off

Residents of Kingston will get a chance to dispose of old tires and other unwanted petroleum based products.

Kingston will hold a community-wide “petroleum drop-off” on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Proof of Kingston residency will be required to drop off items at the Department of Public Works Municipal Warehouse, 455 Church Street.

Items that will be accepted include tires and the following liquids: motor oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, fuel oil, antifreeze and cooking oil. All liquids must be labeled and in air tight containers. Paint cans will not be accepted.

Office Hours Notice

The Municipality of Kingston’s administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016, in honor of Labor Day, and will re-open at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

Residents of Zone #1 and Zone #2A who normally place their recycling curbside for pick-up on Mondays, are asked to do so on Friday, September 2, 2016.

Kingston News Spring 2016

Includes information on:
- Clutter Cleanup Program 2016
- Free Appliance Pickup 2016
- Seasonal Ordinances
- Special Announcements

Clutter Cleanup Guidelines

View the guidelines here

Weekly Street Cleaning

On Monday, March 14, 2016 routine weekly street cleaning will begin in The Municipality of Kingston. The street cleaning Ordinance will be enforced on this date.

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No Emergency Dispatch
Kingston will no longer dispatch police, fire, and ambulance calls. As of 12 a.m. on September 1, 2010, all residents and businesses of Kingston, Forty Fort, and Pringle are required to Dial 911 for Police, Fire and Ambulance emergencies. Do not call 287-6911 as this is no longer an emergency number.