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

                  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*****

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






I hereby amend my Order directing “Individuals to Stay at Home” dated March 23, 2020, as amended March 24 and March 25, 2020. The first sentence of Section 1 of that Order is further amended to read: All individuals residing in Allegheny County, Berks County, Bucks County, Butler County, Chester County, Delaware County, Erie County, Lackawanna County, Lancaster County, Lehigh County, Luzerne County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Northampton County, Philadelphia County, Pike County, Wayne County, Westmoreland County, and York County are ordered to stay at home except as needed to access, support, or provide life sustaining business, emergency, or government services.


In addition, an additional sentence is added to the end of Section 1 as follows: Enforcement of this Order with respect to Berks, Butler, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Luzerne, Pike, Wayne, Westmoreland, and York Counties will commence at 8:00 PM on March 27, 2020. The Order remains unchanged in every other respect.


GIVEN under my hand and the Seal of the Governor, at the city of Harrisburg, on this twentyseventh day of March two thousand twenty, the year of the commonwealth the two hundred and fortyfourth.


TOM WOLF Governor


Please visit the website listed for a full COVID-19 guide.










The Borough of Jessup has declared a State of Emergency effective immediately, March 16, 2020 due to the concerns regarding COVID-19 and the public health emergency in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


First and foremost, the health, safety and well-being of the residents of the Borough are our number one (1) priority. For that reason, the following restrictions are being put in place in order to protect the health and safety of the Borough.


Public access to the Jessup Borough Building, 395 Lane Street, Jessup is restricted until further notice.

  1. Any resident with business with the Borough Manager, Public Works or Zoning and Code Enforcement Officer will need to call 570-489-0411 to make arrangements. Going forward all business will be done by phone, mail or email.


Public access to Kids Korner, Memorial Field, Sarah Bratty, Station Park and Jessup Youth Sports Complex and playground is restricted until further notice.


Anyone found in these parks, playgrounds and/or fields will be asked to leave. Multiple offenses may lead to trespassing charges being filed.


Public access to the Jessup Police Department will be restricted until further notice.

  1. If you have an emergency and need a police officer immediately call 9-1-1.
  1. Non-emergency contact phone number is 570-342-9111

Copies of police reports will be made available via email. To request a police report, call the Jessup Borough Building at 570-489-0411.


While access is being restricted to the public, the Borough will continue to thoroughly clean and disinfect all Borough offices and Borough parks, so they are ready for public use once the State of Emergency is lifted.


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.