Newburg Borough is hosting a resident bulky drop off at the Cumberland County landfill on Saturday October 10 & 17. Residents will be required to show proof of residency. Keep in mind that the land fill will not accept the following: electronic waste, hazardous waste, liquid waste, yard waste (tree limbs, etc.), vehicle batteries, construction materials, and/or closed containers/drums.

08.05.2020 | HELP WANTED

Newburg Borough is seeking to fill a Seasonal Property Maintenance/Public Works position. Minimum 18 years of age; possess valid PA Driver’s License and able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions. Snowplowing experience is preferred. This position is part-time that will be paid hourly. Please submit a resume and a letter of interest to the Newburg Borough Office, 105 West Main St., Newburg Pa. Submissions will be accepted until September 7, 2020 3pm.

Job Description includes but is not limited to: snow removal of borough streets and sidewalks, mowing of properties, curb painting, and other light maintenance as needed.

08.18.2020 | Modified Office Hours

The Newburg Borough Office has temporarily modified our hours. We will close the office from August 24 – September 8, 2020 and will be working remotely by telephone and email.



September 9, 2020 1-4pm

September 16, 2020 1-4pm

September 23, 2020 1-4pm

September 30, 2020 1-4pm

08.03.2020 | Newburg Borough Public Hearing

The Newburg Borough will hold a public hearing will be held on August 17, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. relative to the following proposed ordinance after which same ordinance shall be acted upon by the Borough Council of Newburg Borough, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania during its Regular Meeting of August 17, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. The hearing will take place at the Newburg Borough Council Building located at 105 West Main Street, Newburg, PA 17240. A copy of the entire Ordinance is available for inspection at the Newburg Borough Council Building during regular business hours (a copy was provided to this publishing newspaper). All interested parties are urged to attend the hearing as set forth herein. A summary of the Ordinance is set forth below:





ORDINANCE NO. 2020-001






The purpose of this ordinance is to establish regulations regarding stormwater management within the Borough.

07.22.2020 | Open Council Seat

The Newburg Borough has an open Council seat. Anyone with interest should submit a letter of interest to the office.

Interested candidates must: Be a resident of the Newburg Borough for a minimum of one year and be registered to vote.

Contact the office with any questions.

07.13.2020 |
The Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authority offers a number of programs for those looking to become or who are currently howeowners. The authority offers a free homebuyers workshop that details the how-tos in taking that big step. Successful completion of the program can save participants plenty when it comes time to finance their home, which is important to any homeowner. If you already own a home the authority has programs to benefit low and moderate – income households that can assist you in emergency repairs or updates to help you get around, or more accessible for a wheelchair. For more information check out their website www.cchra.com or call 717.249.1315 for Housing or 717.249.0789 for Redevelopment.

Mission Statement: To creat quality, affordable housing and sustainable development opportunities which revitalize and strenghtne our communities.

Newburg Borough is requesting proposals for a consultant to help  develop a new zoning ordinance.

06.03.2020 |
Newburg Borough is requesting proposals for consulting assistance to develop a new zoning ordinance. RFP packets can be found on the resources tab of this website. Electronic submissions are due by 4:00 PM on June 26, 2020. Consultants are encouraged to make their submissions prior to the 4:00 PM deadline to avoid last minute technical difficulties that could result in a late submission that is rejected. Submissions shall be emailed directly to: Sara Rhine, Borough Secretary newboro@kuhncom.net Call the office with any questions 717-423-0050.

Newburg Borough welcomes new member.

06.03.2020 |
The Newburg Borough would like to welcome new Council Member Monica Logan.

The Newburg Borough remote Council meeting for May 18, 2020.

05.05.2020 |
The Newburg Borough will be having a remote Council meeting tonight at 6:30 pm. 
Conference Number: 1-716-795-2125
Pin: 910 933 865#

The Newburg Borough has an open Council seat.

05.05.2020 |

The Newburg Borough has an open Council seat. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest to the office by May 18, 2020. Please call the office with any questions.

Remote Council Meeting for May 4, 2020


5.04.2020 |
The Newburg Borough will be having a remote Council meeting tonight at 6:30 pm. 
Conference Number: 1-716-795-2125
Pin: 910 933 865#


Remote Council Meeting for April 20, 2020

4.20.2020 |
The Newburg Borough will be having a remote Council meeting tonight at 6:30 pm. Please contact the office for conference information.

Newburg Borough Temporary Office Closure

4.06.2020 |
The Newburg Borough has been monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and as a precautionary measure to help protect the safety and well-being of our employees and residents the office will close temporary. The office will still be accessible by telephone and email. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause. We will continue to monitor the situation and post any changes that may occur. Please be safe and stay healthy.

Phone: 717.423.0050

For email us the form under the “Contact” tab.

2020-04 Ship Food Calendar

If any school age children are in need of meals during this time, see the list below for assistance:

– SASD – James Burd Elementary School & Senior High School   7am-12pm (children must be present in car)

– Big Spring School District – Complete form online, pickup is Newville Elementary call 717.776.2000 for reservations

– Chambersburg Area School District – pick up Monday – Friday, Ben Chambers Elementary School 11:30am-12:30pm, Second Street Park 11:30am-12:15pm, Franklin County housing parking lot 10:45am-11:20am


Office Closed today March 9th, 2020.

3.9.2020 |

The Newburg Borough office will be closed today March 9th, 2020. Sorry for the inconvenience. 


Newburg Borough is currently accepting bids for 2020 Mowing season.

12.24.2019 |

The Newburg Borough is accepting bids for the 2020 landscape/mowing season. Bids will be accepted until February 3, 2020. For all inquiries contact the borough office at 717-423-0050.


Newburg Borough is seeking interested candidates to fill open seats on multiple boards.

12.16.2019 |

The Newburg Borough has an obligation to fill the following seats starting January 6, 2020. Please call the office with any questions or interest.   

Sewer Board 5 Year Term

Zone Hearing Board 3 Year Term

Rental Appeals Board 1, 2, 3, Terms

Vacancy Board 2 Year Term


Newburg Borough Leaf Pickup is cancelled for December 5, 2019

11.27.2019 |

The Newburg Borough leaf pickup for Thursday December 5, 2019 has been cancelled due to equipment failure. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Please call the office with any questions.


11.25.2019 |

The Newburg Borough would like to wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving full of turkey and gratitude. 

“Gratitiude is something of which none of us can give too much. For on the smiles, the thanks we give, our little gestures of appreciation, our neighbors build their philosophy of life.”

Borough Office will be closed Monday December 2, 2019

11.18.2019 |

The Newburg Borough Office will be  closed Monday December 2, 2019. The office will be open at 6:30pm for the Borough Council. 


Newburg Borough Request for Proposal – Municipal Solicitor

11.18.2019 |

The Newburg Borough has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the position of Borough Solicitor. The RFP may be obtained by emailing newboro@kuhncom.net or calling the Borough Office at (717)423-0050. Proposals must be received by 3:00 pm on December 10, 2019 in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Borough Solicitor Proposal” and addressed to: Newburg Borough, PO Box 51, Newburg Pa 17240.

The Newburg Borough will select the applicant deemed most advantageous to the Borough with price and other factors considered. The proposals will be opened at a public meeting of the Borough held Monday December 16, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. held at 105 W. Main St., Newburg, Pa 17240. The contract is expected to be awarded at a regular meeting of the Newburg Borough on either January 20, 2020 or February 17, 2020 held at 6:30 p.m. at 105 W. Main St., Newburg, Pa 17240.


Borough Resident Leaf Pickup

11.06.2019 |

The Newburg Borough leaf pickup will take place on November 14, 2019 and December 5, 2019. Please rake your leaves so that the leaves can be picked up. Please advise the office if there are any issues.   

Borough Office is closed for Veterens Day

11.06.2019 |

The Newburg Borough office will be closed on November 11, 2019 for Veterens Day. 

Borough Resident Bulky Drop Off at the Cumberland County Landfill

10.08.2019 |

The Cumberland  County Landfill will host a bulky drop off days on Saturday October 12, 2019 and Saturday October 19, 2019 for all of the Newburg Borough residents. The landfill will be open from 7-11am on these days and require all residents to provide their access cards or a drivers license that confirms a borough address. The landfill will not accept the following: electronic, hazardous, or yard waste (tree limbs, etc.); vehicle batteries, construction materials, closed container/drums. If you have any questions regarding what is acceptable or procedure please call the landfill scale house at 717.496.9351.  

North Water St. Road Project Started Today

9.11.2019 |

The Newburg Borough North Water St. Project started today. This project is scheduled to take about two weeks to complete. Residents can utilize the office parking lot and parking spaces in front of the office for parking during this time. We are asking for everyone’s patience at this time. Please call the office with any questions.  

Borough Office Closed for Labor Day

8.28.2019 |

The Newburg Borough Office will be closed on Monday September 2, 2019 in celebration of Labor Day.  

Slow Down for School Buses, Pedestrians

8.12.2019 |

A message from Pennsylvania State Representative Mark Keller……. In the next few weeks, students will head back to class. Motorist, parents and children are encouraged to refresh their memories about how to share the road safely with school buses and other school transportation vehicles.

Pennsylvania law requires motorists stop at least 10 feet away from school buses when their red lights are flashing and their stop arm is extended. Motorists following or traveling alongside a school bus must also stop until the red lights have stopped flashing and the stop arm is withdrawn. Do not proceed until all the children have reached a place of safety.

Penalties for failure to obey school bus safety laws can result in a $250 fine, five points on a driving record and a 60-day license suspension.

Parents are reminded to ensure that their children are at the bus stop early to avoid rushing. Students should stay where the bus driver can see them while boarding or exiting the bus.

Cumberland County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Programs

7.8.2019 |

Cumberland County will be hosting household hazardous waste disposal events on:

Saturday August 17 2019 from 9am-3pm

Thursday September 19 2019 12pm-6pm.

Appointments are required. A fee of $0.30 per pound will apply. Convenience fee of 1.5% for debit card and 2.5% for credit cards. The maximum container size is five gallons.

Acceptable items include: Adhesives, glues, epoxies, caulking, and sealants, antifreeze, car care products, automotive batteries, driveway sealers, drain cleaners, degreasers, oven cleaners, fire extinguishers, fluorescent light bulbs, bulbs, gasoline, diesel fuel, kerosene, hydrochloric, sulfuric, and other acids, latex paints and paint related products, lubricating sprays, mercury and mercury containing devices, motor oil, oil based paints, stains, varnishes and sealers, oil based paint cleaners, thinners, and removers, pesticides, insecticides, herbicides, fertilizers, pool chemicals, propane cylinders (up to 20 pounds). For more information please call 717.240.6489.

Borough Office Closed June 17-24, 2019

6.10.2019 |

The Newburg Borough office will be closed on June 17-24, 2019. Should you have an immediate need please email the borough officeat newboro@kuhncom.net  

Burning within the Borough

6.3.2019 |

The Newburg Borough Ordinance 2017-004 states no outdoor burning of refuse (trash), leaves, grass clippings, and stumps. You can burn brush, logs, and trees but fires must be 20ft from any structure and 10ft from property line. Portable wood burning devices are allowed for recreational use and cooking but must be at least 15ft from any structure. All fires must me constantly attended or supervised by a competent individual until the fire is extinguished and is cold. 

Street Sweeping

5.9.2019 |

The Newburg Borough streets will be swept on May 15, 2019 before the Memorial Day Parade. Please remove your cars from the streets. 

Newburg Memorial Day Celebration and Parade 

3.19.2019 |

The Newburg Memorial Day Committee will hold the 89th annual, Memorial Day Parade on Sunday May 19, 2019 at 2pm.    

Morning Worship on “The Greens” will begin at 10:45 am, if the weather does not permit the service will be held at the Newburg United Methodist Church.                                                                                                                                                                                 

The Cemetery Service with the Rifle Salute will be at 1:15pm at the Church of God Cemetery located on Exchange St.

Traditional Amish Wedding Dinner 


3.12.2019 |

The Newburg Hopeweil Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting their annual Amish Wedding Dinner at the Newburg United Methodist Church, located at 203 North High St., Newburg, PA 17240 on Saturday March 16, 2019. The meal will start at 2pm and will be a first come first serve until the meals are sold out, so come out early.

In previous years the meal included chicken filling, mashed potatoes, gravy, homemade noodles, creamed celery, peas, homemade donuts, and pies.

Tickets are $12, Children (ages 5-10) $6 Children 4 and younger eat for free. Pay at the door. 

Office Closed for President’s Day 


2.11.2019 |

The Newburg Borough Office will be closed on February 18, 2019 in honor of President’s Day.   

Borough Office closed today. 


2.12.2019 |

The Newburg Borough Office will be closed today February 12, 2019.   

Newburg Borough is looking to fill a vacant Council seat. 


2.5.2019 |

The Newburg Borough is currently looking to fill a vacant Council seat. The individual must be a registered voter and a resident of the Borough for at least one year. Please send a letter of intertest  to PO Box 51, Newburg, Pa 17240. Please contact the office at 717.423.0050 with any questions.   

Newburg Borough is looking to fill a vacancy in the office of tax collector.


11.28.2018 |

The Newburg Borough is currently looking to fill a vacancy in the office of tax collector. The individual should have or must obtain a certification of tax assessor and required tax collection training. The position would begin in 2019. Please contact the office at 717.423.0050 with inquires.   

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year.


 12.21.2018 |


Wishing everyone a “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year”.


The borough office will be closed from December  24-26  and January 1, 2019. The borough office will be open on December 27-28 from 9am- 1pm.


Happy Thanksgiving


11.21.2018 |

Wishing everyone a “Happy Thanksgiving”. 

The borough office will be closed from November 22-27. 

Update: Bridge on Route 641 (Newville Road) over Newburg Run is now open


12.03.2018 |

The bridge is now open and traffic has resumed as usual.


Bridge closing rescheduled again on Route 641 (Newville Road) over Newburg Run for September 17, 2018


09.07.2018 |

The scheduled closing of the Route 641 (Newville Road) bridge over Newburg Run in Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, has been rescheduled to begin on Monday, September 17. It was previously scheduled to close on Tuesday, September 4 and then September 10, as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. When the bridge closes for full replacement, drivers will be directed to follow a detour along Route 997 (Cumberland Highway/Enola Road) and Route 641 (Newburg Road). The bridge is anticipated to be complete in late November. In the event of unfavorable weather or unforeseen activities, this schedule may still change.


Borough office will be closed September 11, 2018


09.11.2018 | 

The Borough office will be closed today.


Update: 9/10/2018 This project has been completed.


Bridge over Newburg Run on Route 696 replacement to start August 12, 2018


08.01.2018 | 


The construction for the bridge carrying Route 696 (Turnpike Rd) over Newburg Creek in Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, is scheduled to begin on August 13, 2018. When the full replacement of the bridge begins, vehicular traffic will be directed to follow a detour along Route 997 (Enola Rd), Three Square Hollow Rd (State Route 4005) and Route 641 (Newburg Rd). The bridge should be complete in late August. In the event of unfavorable weather or unforeseen activities, this schedule may change.


Newburg Borough has appointed Amber Metcalfe to Council

07.2.2018 | 

The Newburg Borough has appointed Amber Metcalfe to Council by Resolution 2018-013.




General Hours

Monday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 1:00pm


105 W Main Street, Newburg, PA 17240


(717) 423-0050



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