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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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The Municipality of Kingston’s Mayor, Council, and Staff extend our heartfelt condolences to the Jacobs family on the passing of former Kingston Councilman, Michael Jacobs.

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Fire Department Open House!
Kingston/Forty Fort Fire Department Open House!

The Kingston/Forty Fort Fire Department will hold an Open House at the Fire Headquarters, 600 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston on Sunday October 19th from 12 noon until 3 p.m.

There will be:

  1. Smoke house available for tours
  2. Fire Safety information and materials
  3. Fire extinguisher demonstrations
  4. Fire House Tour
  5. Food & beverages will be provided

FALL LEAF COLLECTION

Street Sweeping Days Beginning October 20, 2014 and ending November 21, 2014.

Please have your bags/containers out on the days you would move your cars for sweeping.

A truck will be following the sweepers to pick up leaves/yard waste.

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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.