Welcome to the official website of the Borough of Jessup, Pennsylvania!

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The Jessup Police Department is accepting donations for a yard sign. 


Please contact the police department by dialing 570-489-1810



Due to the current Corona Virus pandemic and upreise in positive cases, public access to the Borough Building is restricted. Governor Wolf and Secretary of State, Dr. Levine has ordered furhter restrictions for the safety and well being of everyone. 


Your Borough Office and Borough services are availabel by dialing 570.489.0411

Monday  -  Friday, 8:00 A.M.  to  4:00 P.M.


Please continue to wear a mask and or face covering completely covering your mouth and nose. Please continue to social destance, and only leave your homes for employment, and essential reasons.


Please visit the CDC website below for further guidance and resources regarding Corona Virus.



Please visit Governor Wolf's website below for further guidance and resources for Corona Virus and Pennyslvanians.



                  COVID-19     EMERGENCY UPDATE

The Borough Manager is available Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm by calling the office 570-489-0411.


***** If you need a police officer please dial 570-489-1810 or 911*****

While in the Green Phase of COVID-19 masks are required in all public buildings. Masks are required out of doors when safe social distancing of 6 feet can not be maintained. Please keep a mask handy at all times.

For current borough news, click here.          www. thetimes-tribune.com


Green Phase

Work & Congregate Setting Restrictions

  • Continued Telework Strongly Encouraged
  • Businesses with In-Person Operations Must Follow Updated Business and Building Safety Requirements
  • All Businesses Operating at 50% Occupancy in the Yellow Phase May Increase to 75% Occupancy
  • Child Care May Open Complying with Guidance
  • Congregate Care Restrictions in Place
  • Prison and Hospital Restrictions Determined by Individual Facilities
  • Schools Subject to CDC and Commonwealth Guidance

Social Restrictions

  • Large Gatherings of More Than 250 Prohibited
  • Masks Are Required When Entering a Business
  • Restaurants and Bars Open at 50% Occupancy
  • Personal Care Services (including hair salons and barbershops) Open at 50% Occupancy and by Appointment Only
  • Indoor Recreation, Health and Wellness Facilities, and Personal Care Services (such as gyms and spas) Open at

              50% Occupancy with Appointments Strongly Encouraged

  • All Entertainment (such as casinos, theaters, and shopping malls) Open at 50% Occupancy
  • Construction Activity May Return to Full Capacity with Continued Implementation of Protocols

All businesses must follow CDC and DOH guidance for social distancing and cleaning

Monitor public health indicators, adjust orders and restrictions as necessary

You can access further information regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s plan for opening Pennsylvania by visiting:


CDC Corona Virus (COVID-19) guidelines can be accessed by visiting:





We ask that you please follow all directives from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Health when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis.

Thank you for your cooperation. Stay safe and practice social distancing.



                                                              BOROUGH OFFICIALS

Sitting:         Roberta Galati, Council; Jerry Crinella, President of Council; Peter Larioni, Vice-President of Council;

                    Joseph Mellado, Council.

Standing:      Joseph J. Buckshon, Jr., Mayor; Robert Wasilchak, Controller; F. Craig Shander, Council;                                                      Gregg Betti, Council; Rella Scassellati, Council; Genevive Lupini, Tax Collector.



MAYOR:                   Joseph J. Buckshon, Jr.




         President - Gerald Crinella      


         Vice President - Peter Larioni      


         Officials - Gregg Betti      

                        Roberta Galati       

                        Joseph Mellado 

                        Rella Scassellati

                        Craig Shander    



CONTROLLER:          Robert Wasilchak



TAX COLLECTOR:     Genevieve Lupini

Borough Council meetings


First Monday of the month


(Work sessions are the Thursday before)

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Municipal Building

          395 Lane St., Jessup,  PA


Meetings are open to the public

Click here to find out more about Jessup events.



Garbage collection is on Tuesday except when a holiday falls on a Monday; collection will be Wednesday. 


                                 Memorial Day         Labor Day                



Recycling is picked up weekly.


Trash and recycling collection are on the same day.


Jessup Borough is not effected by the recycling restrictioins in place at the Lackawanna County Recycling Center. JP Mascaro has its own private recycling center. Please continue to recycle as usual; single stream.



         All Businesses are strongly encouraged to recycle            cardboard, office paper and aluminum cans as stated in   

Act 101.