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Dunmore Borough Pennsylvania

Dunmore is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, adjoining Scranton. Dunmore was settled in 1835 and incorporated in 1862. Extensive anthracite coal, brick, stone, and silk interests had led to a rapid increase in the population to 8,315 in 1890, 12,583 in 1900, 17,615 in 1910, 20,250 in 1920, and 23,086 in 1940. The population was 14,057 at the 2010 census.

Dunmore contains several schools: Dunmore High School, Holy Cross High School formerly known as Bishop O’Hara, and Saint Mary’s of Mount Carmel Elementary School.

Conveniently located 2 1/2 hours from Philadelphia, 3 hours from New York City, 4 hours from Washington, and less than an hour from the Pocono Mountains.  Interstate 81 as well as Interstates 380 and 84 are easily accessible from the borough.   The Keystone Industrial Park is also located in Dunmore.

 

**Attention Dunmore Residents**

Travel Advisory June 5, 2019 Concrete Replacement project 1-81 North, Lackawanna County Update Dunmore — The project is currently setting up a long term pattern on 1-81 North Bound for the center lane work starting on Monday, June 4. 2019. A traffic spilt will be installed at mile marker 185.3 (Central Scranton Expressway area) to mile marker 186.5. (Dunmore. Drinker St area) Traffic will be split to the left Of 1-81 North Bound only. Traffic split to the right is for 1-81 North Bound., 1-84 East Bound., Route 0006 East Bound and the Drinker street Exit Ramp This patern will be in place through July 4. The work Will take place during day hours. Motorists are advised to use caution when traveling in the area,
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American Red Cross

This spring, the American Red Cross is hosting a Home Fire campaign in an effort to install 100,000 free smoke alarms across the country. In doing our part, they distributed 102 alarms to our borough for residents in need. The process is simple. Please contact our Fire Headquarters at (570) 348-1730 and request these life-saving/safety tools. Our department representatives will take your information, fill out the required forms, and install them in your residence. If you have any further questions, please contact Fire Headquarters at the provided number at your earliest convenience. The supply is at a first come, first serve basis.

 

Trash Pickup

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