Change in Wilkes-Barre garbage pickups for Memorial Day


WILKES-BARRE — In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, City Hall will be closed and there will be no services by the Department of Public Works.

Residents in the downtown and South Wilkes-Barre 1 neighborhoods with a Monday collection date will instead have their garbage and yard waste picked up Tuesday.

Recycling pickup for downtown and South Wilkes-Barre 1 will resume June 4. All other collection dates citywide will remain the same.

Beginning Tuesday and continuing through the Labor Day weekend, DPW’s summer hours will be from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.