• October 10th, 11am to 5pm, Holy Child Grove, Sheatown
    • Chili Contest
    • No Class Car Show
    • Crafters, Chinese Auction, Ethnic Food, Bake Sale
    • Free Hay Rides, Face Painting, Entertainment, Wyoming Valley Remote Control Flyers, State Trooper Martin Connor
    • Safety information provided by our First Alert Teams: Fire, Police, and Ambulance
    • July 25 – 8am Main Road from Glen Lyon to Alden
    • October 17 – 8am Main Road from Glen Lyon to Alden
  •  Summer Fun Events, Coordinators Melissa 736-6083If event is away, someone will be at the Park and advise you where to go.
    • June 16  – Creepy Creatures @ Wanamie Rec Park
    • June 30th – Mini Golf  (Wear Yellow) (Road Trip)
    • July 14th – Swimming at GNA High School
    • July 21 – Bowling Trip (Wear Blue)  (Meet at the Park)
    • August 4 – Game Day@ Wanamie Rec Park
    • August 11 – POOL PARTY 10am to 1pm Mocanaqua!! l
  • All events start at 10am, Wanamie Rec Park.

2009  Great American Cleanup

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Palmira Miller, Event Coordinator

Tom Kashatus, Recycling Coordinator



Click here for 20 tips to maintain a clean and safe environment

What To Do If You Witness Someone Littering Or Dumping Trash  Click Here


Thank You to ALL the volunteers and sponsors for participating in this years cleanup events.


The Newport Township Community Organization would like to recognize 5 years of participation to the following Groups and Sponsors:

Waste Reduction, J.P. Mascaro,  The Variety Stop, Fathers Initiative Program, PennDOT,  Cub Scout Pack 430, Boy Scout Pack 430, the Piestrak Family, and the Ridgeview Group. 


Thank You to the Keystone Landfill for providing free landfill space for all the events, Earth Conservancy for making room in the dumpsters, and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and Luzerne County Correctional Facility who joined our effort in the clean up of illegal dumpsites.


Thank You to our local sponsors for providing refreshments throughout the events:

The Variety Stop, The Pepsi Bottling Company, Bush Distribution, Sam’s Club, Wegman’s, Weis Market, Park Market, Antonio’s Pizza


Thank you to our State and National Sponsors.

Results and pictures are posted on the Great American Cleanup of PA website.  Click on this linkhttp://www.gacofpa.org/events/2009photos/2009photos.asp, then click on Luzerne County.

  •     Illegal Dumpsite Cleanup   
    •  April 27th, Glen Lyon, behind St. Michaels Cemetery, Main Rd.
    •  April 28th, Wanamie, Cemetery off Brown Row.
    •  April 29th, Sheatown, Old Newport Cemetery Road.
    •  April 30th, Glen Lyon, between Ridge and Arch St. to Depot St.
    •  May 1st,    Alden, along the Old Railroad bed behind E Kirmar Ave. to Robert St
    •  May 1st,    Glen Lyon, 1st & Engle St., and various side streets in the Township
  •     Newport Township Community Pride Event
    •  April 25th, Cleanup along the main highways throughout the Township
    •  8AM to 12PM,  Township Municipal Building, Wanamie
    •  Lunch provided after event
  •     The Big Junk Drop Off
    •  April 20th, Monday to 24th, Friday
    •  9am to 3pm
    •  Recycling Center, Wanamie