Beauty, Strength, & Endurance, these words were listed at the dedication of the monument for the beauty of the town, strength of the people sent to war & the towns endurance not to give up and continue.


Playground closed

Lubinsky and Miller playgrounds are CLOSED!

Borough Hall

No visitors will be allowed at Borough Hall!

Residents are asked to call 570-622-2255 with any questions, please leave a message and we will get back to you

Tax Collection

Public hours have been cancelled until further notice. Residents can either mail or drop off taxes in the drop box.  If a receipt is needed please include a self addressed stamped envelope!

Coming Events:

Memorial Day Schedule for Port Carbon and Palo alto

Palo Alto and Port Carbon will have a fire truck and police vehicle parade  to the monument for prayer, ringing of the bell for deceased members, and laying flowers with playing taps.

Palo Alto

Sunday May 24th at 1:00 P.M. at the memorial

Port Carbon

Monday May 25th at 9 A.M. at the gazebo

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Parade 10:00 A.M.

Fireworks 9:30 P.M.

Parade Registration at the Senior building:

Sunday, June 7th -1:00 to 4:00 P.M.

Sunday June 28th – 1:00 tom 4:00 P.M.

Parade is open to children up to and including 12 years of age

Open to all residents of Port Carbon, Schoentown, and Palo Alto

Thank You for your support

All donations may be mailed to the $th of July Committee, P.O. Box 145, Port Carbon PA 17965

Donations of $10 or more may be placed in honor or memory of a loved one

See Port Carbon Borough FB page


Upcoming events:

August 1st town wide yard sale.  Watch for updates

October Halloween Parade. Watch for updates


Registration for children’s Christmas Party

Town Tree lighting

Trolley rides

new in 2020- “House Decorating Contest”








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