WELCOME TO TAYLOR BOROUGH
This is the official website of the Borough of Taylor. Taylor is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, four miles southwest of Scranton on the Lackawanna River. The history of Taylor Borough is an interesting journey. It was founded in 1790 by Cornelius Atherton. Silk manufacturing and coal mining were once practiced in the borough. It is our intention at TaylorBorough.com to provide it’s visitors with an informative recap of our community. Taylor Borough has been a unique place to live and work. We hope that the information on this website will be useful and informative.
Taylor Jr Vikes Football and Cheerleading Sign-Ups
Taylor Jr Vikes Football Players and CheerleadersTaylor Jr Vikes Football players and Cheerleaders!! It is almost that time again and wow is this off season going by fast. Registrations are finally here! Sign up every Tuesday in May, starting May 7th at the TCC from 6 to 8pm, and you can save $10 off of this years registration. Also we have two promotions going on this year. 1st we are bringing back the refer a friend. If you refer a friend that is NEW to our organization and they sign up and pay registration you can save an additional $10. 2nd we are offering a 2 week trial period for anyone NEW to the organization that maybe not quite sure(please see Chrissy for full details and requirements). This year our early registration fee per family is $55 for 1st child and $15 per each additional child. Registration fee per family goes to $65 for 1st child and $15 per each additional child starting June 1st. I look forward to seeing all of you really soon!!
Taylor Police Department Receives New Police SUV from Gaughan Auto Store
Taylor Borough Council Honors Three Boy Scouts from Taylor Pack 44
Taylor Borough Council honored three Boy Scouts from Taylor Pack 44, for receiving their Arrow of Light Award.
The highest rank in Cub Scouting is the Arrow of Light Award. Earning this rank prepares a Webelos Scout to become a Boy Scout. Webelos Scouts who have earned the Arrow of Light Award have also completed all requirements for the Boy Scout badge.
This award is the only Cub Scout badge that can be worn on the Boy Scout uniform when a boy graduates into a troop.
WHEREAS, a community’s greatest resource is its people;
WHEREAS, the Borough of Taylor, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, is blessed with exemplary individuals who strive for excellence, and in so doing, improve entire community;
WHEREAS, a commitment to personal achievement and citizenship and working with others is required to earn the rank of Arrow of Light Award of the Cub Scouts of America;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Taylor, join with the Boy Scouts of America, in recognizing the achievements of the following Cub Scouts of Taylor Pack 44 who have earned the Arrow of Light Award:
David Williams, III
And are proud to declare that March 13, 2013 is their day of honor in the Borough of Taylor, Pennsylvania.
DULY PROCLAIMED AND ADOPTED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Taylor, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, in lawful session duly assembled.
BOROUGH OF TAYLOR, PENNSYLVANIA
Taylor Borough Council would like to remind all Taylor residents that, when placing cardboard outside for pick up. We ask residents to breakdown and bundle up your cardboard when leaving it at the curb for pick up.
Taylor Borough DPW also has also provided a space for drop off of cardboard at its DPW facility. All items can be dropped off during normal business hours Monday- Friday 8am – 3pm. If you should have any questions please call the DPW office at (570) 562-1413
Road restriction in Taylor
TAYLOR – A borough road will be restricted to a single lane beginning Jan. 18 on a daily basis for utility work related to a Keyser Avenue project.
A portion of the road near Ransom Road and Continental Street will be closed daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., the state Department of Transportation said.
Motorists should use caution when traveling in the area, PennDOT said.
Tri-Boro Relay for Life
The Tri-Boro Relay for Life will take place on June 1-2, 2013 at Old Forge Veterans Memorial Stadium. The event – along with events at The University of Scranton (University of Scranton – April 19), Abington Heights HS (Abington – June 8) and Mid Valley HS (Mid Valley – June 8) – will replace the Lackawanna County event which usually takes place on Courthouse Square.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Rick Notari at 570-963-6743, ext. 1874. Rick is serving on the public relations committee. Old Forge residents Gina Sallavanti, Toni Hobbs and Donna Trotta are serving as event co-chairs. Meghan Livingston is our American Cancer Society partner.