News and Information
Winter Weather…please be mindful of your neighbors and Steve’s road clearing efforts. Factoryville is complimented regularly on the condition of our roads during the winter however with only one maintenance person, clearing the roads take time. We thank you for your patience. Please remember to clear your sidewalks soon after the snow has stopped. Please also remember that there should be no parking on College Avenue during heavy snow storms until Steve has a chance to clear the street. We thank you.
Rotary Fundraiser – Please support the Trail Rotary’s non-profit fund raising efforts by buying a chance on a 50 inch LED HDTV. Tickets are available at Ray’s Market and Brick’s Market. The drawing will be held on January 25th during the “Super Sunday” event at Gin’s. All are welcome!
CHRISTY MATHEWSON DAYS!!
Events for this year’s celebration begin on Friday, August 8th for a group seating at the Railriders game. The annual 6K race starts with registration at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 9th. The parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. on College Avenue and end where the concessions, kids games and entertainment is held at the Christy Mathewson Park. And to end the days activities with a bang, Christy Mathewson Days also includes fireworks at the Joint Municipal Park where the new playground is located. The fireworks display begins at 9:00 p.m. The race registration form can be accessed by clicking on the link below:+
Curfew – Factoryville Borough has a curfew for people under the age of 18. The curfew is from 10:30pm to 5:30am every day. Persons are not allowed to remain in or upon any of the streets, alleys or public places in the Borough of Factoryville and/or upon any private property without the express consent of the owner or person(s) in charge. Please alert your neighbors and if you see a problem, please call the Borough office at 570-945-7484. Thank you.
PLAYGROUND BUILD DAY!!
Our exciting day of building our new playground brought 117 volunteers to help in the build and beautification of the park. The playground is beautiful and has been a big success. Next up…concession stand with bathrooms.
Parking in Christy Mathewson Park:
Please note that parking in Christy Mathewson Park is only permitted for person requiring handicapped parking for the park. All other parking in for the park should be done in the lot at the Elementary Center. The footbridge is a lovely entrance to our park. Parents who are dropping off their children at school should use the procedure provided by the school.
Please remember to clean up after your dogs. We have an ordinance that requires the proper disposal of pet excrements. Please call the Borough office if you have any questions.