Welcome to Weatherly Borough!
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The Borough of Weatherly was founded by Benjamin Romig in 1825 through the purchase of a 400 acre piece of land. The Borough of Weatherly was incorporated on October 8,1863. Starting with the timbering industry and moving forward with the development of the railroad and transportation of coal; the population of the town grew dramatically. Other industries were started that employed vast numbers of the population of the town and surrounding communities and even one classified as the largest in the world.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The town had influences that were noteworthy in our region and the country; individuals such as Asa Packer, Charles Schwab, James Audubon, and has touched the lives of Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Over the years; the development of the Weatherly School District, Weatherly Foundry and Castings, Weatherwood and Heritage Hill; facilities for the care of the aged, have made an important contribution to the towns development Eurana Park and the Schwab School as well as the Lehigh Valley Railroad Shops are legacies that will continue to remind us of those that came before us; and what they did to develop this town. Self-sufficient; is a word that describes the town of Weatherly, from the early years of this community; generating its own electricity, providing water to its residents and managing its resources, providing protection, Weatherly, has and will continue to provide for each and every resident; a quality of life that has been passed down and revered by their ancestors.
In case of a Utility Emergency Â Â
In case of a utility emergency; electric, water or sewer, Weatherly Borough residents are asked to notify the Weatherly Police Department FIRST at 570-427-4241. The Police Dept. will notify the appropriate utility department personnel. In the event that an officer is not in the office to take the phone call, residents should still call the police phone number and, after 6 rings, leave a message with the Emergency Communications Center for the Weatherly Police Dept. to return the call. Residents may also call the non-emergency communications center phone number at 570-325-9111.
News & Events
Borough Wide Trick-or-Treat Weatherly Borough will have trick-or-treat on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Residents interested in offering treats to Trick-or Treaters are asked to keep their porch lights on.
Greater Weatherly Area Ambulance Association Notice of SPECIAL MEETING Wednesday, October 10th 6:00 p.m. at the Eurana Park Pavilion The Ambulance Assn. will be holding a SPECIAL MEETING for borough residents to discuss the current and future issues of the Ambulance Assn. Residents are asked to please attend the meeting to gain an understanding of the challenges the association is facing, in order to stay in service in Weatherly. This is an extremely important topic that can and will affect every member of the community.
Part-Time Police Officer The Borough of Weatherly is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Police Officer.
Applicants must have completed Act 120 (Municipal Police Training Course)
Applications are available at the Borough Office / Police Station
10 Wilbur Street
Weatherly, PA 18255
Between the hours of 7:30 A.M. & 4:00P.M. weekdays, except holidays.
Weatherly borough is an equal opportunity employer
Weatherly Police Department Drop Box
Weatherly residents may bring unwanted, unused and expired prescriptions and make use of the Drug Drop Box located in the front of the Borough Office building where they can be dropped off anonymously and free. The Drug Drop Box is a step forward in preventing dangerous prescription drugs from getting on the street. Contact the Weatherly Police Department at 570-427-4241 for more information
Articles for the November Utility Billing Insert Please submit articles for the insert to the Borough Office IN WRITING by November 19, 2018 due to the Thanksgiving schedule for the Borough Office. Articles will be included on a first come basis, space permitting & allowing for any Borough required information.