Municipal

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About the Town

County:   Luzerne
Settled:   1782
Incorporated:   1861
Government:
- Type:   Borough council
- Mayor:   Brenda Long
Area:   .4 square miles (town proper)
Population:   896 (census 2007)
Area Code:   570
Zip Code:   18655
Area Schools: - Elementary:
    Northwest Area Primary School | (570) 542-4126
    Northwest Area Intermediate School | (570) 542-4126
Area Schools: - Secondary:
    Northwest Area High School | (570) 542-4126
Emergency Numbers:
- Local Police:   (non-emergency) (570) 542-6302 | (emergency) 911
- Mocanaqua Volunteer Fire Dept.:   (non-emergency) (570) 542-2231 | (emergency) 911
- State Police:   (Shickshinny Barracks) (570) 542-4117 | (emergency) 911
- Red Cross:   (Berwick Chapter) (570) 752-7221
- Poison Control:   1-800-222-1222 | www.aapcc.org
- Berwick Hospital Emergency Services:   (570) 759-5200
 

Local Government Officials & Departments

Borough Office
Contact info:
Roberta Titus
Shickshinny Borough Secretary
35 W. Union Street, Shickshinny, PA 18655

Phone: (570) 542-2178
Fax: (570) 542-5835
Email: shickboro@pa.metrocast.net
Office Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Other hours by appointment
Brenda Long - Mayor
Phone: (570) 855-5105
Rosalie Whitebread - President
Phone: (570) 542-5558
James Wido - Vice-President
Phone: (570) 542-7752
Candice Kruczek - President Pro-Tem
Phone: (570) 762-3994
Jeff Norcross - Councilman
Phone: (570) 542-5556
Helen Ruffenach - Councilman
Phone: (570) 542-7744
 ** All of the above individuals can be contacted at the numbers listed above or through the Shickshinny Borough office.
Zoning Dept. - Larry Frace
Contact info: (570) 387-0687
Codes/Property Maint Dept. - Larry Frace
Contact info: (570) 387-0687
Tax Collector: JoAnn Blaine
Contact info: (570) 542-5910
2018 Committee List:
Building: Ruffenach/Norcross
Cemetery: Wido/Norcross
Finance: Norcross/Wido
Fire & Water: Norcross/Ruffenach
New Construction: Norcross/Ruffenach
Personnel: Wido/Kruczek
Planning: Kruczek/Ruffenach
Pole & Light: Kruczek/Ruffenach
Police: Wido/Kruczek
Recreation: Wido/Kruczek
Safety: Norcross/Ruffenach
Street: Wido/Kruczek
State Lawmakers:
Senator Lisa Baker
Contact info:
22 Dallas Shopping Center
Dallas, PA 18612
Phone: (570) 675-3931
Fax: (570) 674-5037
Email: lbaker@pasen.gov
Senator John Yudichak
Contact info:
164 South Market Street
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Phone: (570) 740-2434
Fax: (570) 740-2438
Email: yudichak@pasenate.com
State Representative Lou Barletta
Contact info:
1 South Church Street, Suite 100
Hazleton, PA 18201
Phone: (570) 751-0050
Fax: (570) 751-0054
Email: https://barletta.house.gov/contact/email-me