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Community weather annoucements

Here are some community announcements regarding changes due to winter weather.
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PENNSYLVANIA, USA — Here are some community announcements regarding parking and other changes due to incoming winter weather. 

Check back for the latest updates.

PennDOT has announced a vehicle restriction on certain roadways beginning noon on Sunday.

RELATED: PennDOT updates highway restrictions

Carbon County:

All Carbon County Government Offices will be closed Monday, February 1.

Columbia County:

Bloomsburg: No parking on Main Street between East Street and West Street, and on East Street between E. Main Street and E. 5th Street beginning at 3 a.m. on February 4 for snow removal.

The Columbia County Courthouse, Annex Building, and Offices will be closed on Monday, February 1, due to weather.

Lackawanna County:

All COLTS: COLTS’ Fixed Route and Shared Ride (van) service is canceled on Tuesday, Feb. 2 due to the snow.

Jermyn: The mayor has placed alternate parking into effect. Motorists will have until midnight to move their vehicle to the odd side of the road. Additionally, there will be a parking ban on the 500 and 600 blocks of Washington Avenue effective at midnight Sunday.

Scranton: A parking ban in downtown Scranton will be in effect on Monday, February 1, at 4 p.m. from Jefferson Avenue to Mifflin Avenue and Lackawanna Avenue to Olive Street. 

City Hall remains closed on Tuesday, February 2.

Any questions or concerns can be directed to Scranton311 by calling (570) 348-4101 or by using the “Contact Us” form at www.scrantonpa.gov.

Jessup: Snow emergency effective Feb. 1 at 3 p.m. All vehicles are to be removed from the public roadways if possible, or parked on the odd side of the street. On Wednesday, Feb. 3, all vehicles are to be removed from public roadways or parked on the even side of the street. 

Luzerne County:

Exeter: There will be no recycling for the week of Monday, Feb. 1 through Friday, Feb. 5. Recycling will resume Monday, Feb. 8. Also, there will be a parking ban in effect on Wyoming Avenue from 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2021, until 5 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2021. 

Forty Fort: Parking ban will be in effect from 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan 31. until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2. Parking will be prohibited on Wyoming Avenue, Welles Street, the entire length of River Street, Slocum Street, Shoemaker Street, Dennison Street, and the entire length of Murray Street.

Hazleton: Trash and recycling in the city is delayed one day due to weather. 

Luzerne County: Due to the blizzard as well as the forecast for more snow this early afternoon, all Luzerne County facilities except for LCCF, EMA and the 911 facility will be closed Monday, February 1, 2021.  All will reopen to the public on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.  Members of the public are also encouraged to go to the County’s website www.luzernecounty.org to utilize any of the many online customer service options to handle any County business today.

Kingston: There will be no parking on the odd-number side of the streets between noon and midnight on Monday, February 1. There will be no parking on the even-number side of the streets on Tuesday, February 2 between midnight and noon. Residents are reminded that glass is not to be placed in curbside recycling containers as of Monday, February 1. There is a large orange container fronting the DPW Warehouse for glass drop off. Public access to the Kingston Municipal Building and Kingston Fire Headquarters remains closed until Tuesday, February 16. Our staff is available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., for servicing all public needs. 

White Haven: Towanda street, all cars must be parked on the odd-numbered side.

Wilkes-Barre: Garbage and recycling collection in the Mayflower, Rolling Mill Hill, Iron Triangle, and Goose Island neighborhoods will remain as scheduled for Wednesday, February 3.

Garbage and recycling pick up for North End, Heights, and Brookside neighborhoods, which was canceled for Tuesday, February 2, will resume next Tuesday, February 9, as a double pickup.

All other garbage and recycling collection days will remain as scheduled.

Geisinger CenterPoint COVID-19 Vaccine Center – CLOSED MONDAY

LCTA: Due to the winter storm and road conditions there will be no fixed route (bus) or shared ride (van) service on Tuesday, February 2. We will continue to monitor road conditions and update.

Lycoming County:

Jersey ShoreThe Borough of Jersey Shore is declaring a Winter Storm Event beginning Sunday, January 31, 2021, 12 p.m. Parking during the Winter Storm Event is an odd/even schedule. On odd-numbered days, parking will be allowed on the odd addressed side of the street. On even-numbered days, parking will be allowed on the even addressed side of the street. Once the Winter Storm Event has been declared over parking will be permitted as law provides.

Williamsport: Effective Sunday, January 31, 2021, free parking is available in both the 3rd Street Parking Garage, 115 West Third Street, and The Church Street Transportation Center, 11 West Church Street. The temporary free parking in the garages will be available 24 hours and ends at 8 AM on Thursday, February 4, 2021. All local residents, merchants, and visitors are permitted inside the garages. The free parking is being offered through Wednesday so the City of Williamsport Streets & Parks Department can clear the anticipated snow from sidewalks and parking bays within the Central Business District. On-street parking will be limited and beginning Monday, February 1, no parking signs will be posted so snow removal may begin. As streets become cleared, on-street parking will be available in that location immediately. For information regarding parking in downtown please contact the Williamsport Parking Authority at 570-323-6476.

Geisinger Jersey Shore COVID-19 Vaccine Center – CLOSED MONDAY

Monroe County:

43rd Judicial District of Pa.: All February 1, 2021, virtual proceedings are being held as previously scheduled. All Court facilities are physically closed. See www.monroepacourts.us for further information.     

Delaware Water Gap: A snow emergency is in effect from 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2021, until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. No parking is permitted on borough streets. Vehicles in violation will be cited and may be towed at the owner's expense.

The Montour County Courthouse and Administration Center will be closed Monday, February 1.

The Monroe County offices will be closed on Monday, 2/1/2021 due to impending inclement weather.

Monroe County Transit Authority (the Pocono Pony) will remain closed on Tuesday, February 2.

Pocono Summit: The COVID-19 testing site at Pocono Mountain West High School Sullivan Trail Campus will be closed Monday, February 1, 2021, due to the weather.

Stroud Township: Stroud Township Municipal Office is closed today, Monday, February 1.  For emergencies, call 911.  For on-line payments, applications, and more information about Stroud Township, go to stroudtownship.org.

East Stroudsburg: Snow emergency declared as of 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, and will remain in effect until 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3. Snow emergency routes are marked with signs. Do not park on snow emergency routes or on the wrong side of the street. Illegally parked vehicles will be ticketed and towed at the owner's expense. 

Tobyhanna Army Depot: 1st shift opening 9 a.m. on Tuesday, February 2.

Montour County:

Geisinger Health Plan Building COVID-19 Vaccine Center – CLOSED MONDAY

Danville: Montour County Courthouse and Administration Center closed Tuesday

Pike County:

Pike County Government Offices and Courts will be closed on Monday, February 1 due to inclement weather.

Schuylkill County:

Hegins Township: The Hegins Township Board of Supervisors has declared a snow emergency for all designated snow routes effective from 12 a.m., Monday, February 1, 2021, through 12 p.m., Tuesday, February 2, 2021. There will be no parking on snow emergency routes during this time. The township has designated the following snow emergency routes: (1) Sunset Road, (2) West Maple Street, (3) Broad Street between Hemlock Drive and Main Street, (4) Fairlane Road, (5) Vista Road between West Maple Street and Main Street, (6) Division Street, and (7) West Maple Street between Vista Road and Division Street.

Minersville: The Borough of Minersville has declared a Snow Emergency. The Snow Emergency will be from 6 p.m., Sunday, January 31, 2021, until 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2021. There will be no parking on Sunbury, Front, and S. Third Streets during this time. Any vehicles parked on these streets will be ticketed and towed at the owners’ expense.

Pottsville: Snow Emergency Level 2 with Parking Ban will be in effect as of 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31, and will remain in effect until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3. All vehicles are to be removed from snow emergency routes and fire lanes. Please use extreme caution when traveling. Neighbors are asked to remove snow from fire hydrants near their properties.

Schuylkill County Senior Community Centers will open at 10 a.m. No Meals on Wheels delivery on Monday, February 1.

Geisinger St. Luke's Vaccine Clinic: Closed Monday and Tuesday. If you had an appointment for these days, please call 1-866-785-8537, option 7 to reschedule. All existing appointments and boosters will be honored and expedited.

Meals on Wheels: No Schuylkill County Meals on Wheels delivery Monday, Feb 1. 

Wayne County:

Texas Township: The COVID-19 testing site at the former Rusty Palmer Complex near Honesdale will be closed Monday, February 1, 2021, due to the weather. 

The Wayne County Courthouse and County Administration offices will be closed on Monday, February 1 due to the snowstorm.

Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers: For the safety of patients and staff, Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers announced early today that all its offices would be closed all day. This includes primary care, pediatrics, women’s health, Lake Region Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine, behavioral health, and dental offices in Honesdale and Pike County. WMCHC operates most of the primary care physician offices in Wayne County, including the largest one, Highland Family Physicians. Again, all offices are closed today due to the snowstorm and are expected to reopen tomorrow, Wednesday, February 3rd.

Other snowstorm related closings: 

Closed – Wayne Memorial COVID Testing site at Wayne County Fairgrounds

Closed – all Wayne Memorial Hospital ancillary services at satellite clinics. This includes lab, x-ray, and rehabilitation services. Clinics are in Honesdale (Route 6 Mall), Carbondale, Lords Valley. Due to staffing issues, ancillary services in Tafton, Forest City, and Waymart have been temporarily closed for a few weeks.

Vaccine clinics for patients with scheduled appointments: Honesdale rescheduled to Friday, February 5; second-dose clinic in Carbondale rescheduled to Wednesday, February 3rd; second-dose clinic in Tafton remains as planned for Wednesday, February 3rd.

 Wayne Memorial Hospital remains open 24/7, including Laboratory and Radiology Services.

 For information about all services and locations, visit www.wmh.org or www.wmchc.net.

Wyoming County:

Meshoppen Borough: Has rescheduled its monthly council meeting to February 8, 2021.

Wyoming County Courthouse: Courthouse and the outlining building will be closed Monday, Feb. 1

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