Time to Get Excited for the Newly Renovated Palmer Township Community Pool

We are happy to report great progress being made at the Palmer Township Community Pool.  The contractor has completed the pool shell and integral plumbing, as well as, the shotcreting process.  Electrical and plumbing work inside the bathhouse is currently underway.  In the next few weeks the contractor will be backfilling around the pool and working on the pump vaults for the water features.  In March they will be working on the splash pad and complete finishing items.


Memorial Day Weekend will be here before you know it.  Stop in the Charles Chrin Community Center of Palmer Township to purchase your season passes today!












Palmer Township Partners with Nixle to Bring Alerts to its Residents

Palmer Township residents can now receive real time public safety messages and community announcements through Nixle.  There are several ways to register to receive alerts:

  • Text PALMER to 888777 from your mobile device
  • Click "sign-up" at the bottom of the notification box on the right, or
  • Click the QR Scan below on your mobile device

Click here to read the complete press release on the new Community Notification System.

What Happens After the Flush

"Out of sight, out of mind" is the attitude most of us have when it comes to flushing the toilet, running the dishwasher or popping the bathtub drain.  All of that dirty water leaving your residence is called "wastewater" which has to end up somewhere.  That "somewhere" is the Easton Area Joint Sewer Authority (EAJSA) Wastewater Treatment Plant.  From the time that wastewater leaves your house and reaches the Delaware River it goes through a very sophisticated process to cleanse the wastewater before it enters the river.  However, the things that enter the system that cause problems can be avoided with your help.  Click here to find out how you can help to improve our wastewater system.


Recycling Right is Important!

Recycle all empty bottles, cans, cardboard and paper.  Keep foods, liquids and plastic bags out.  Recycle plastic bags at your grocery store, not curbsideClick here for details.


New Housing Developments Coming to Palmer Township

Are you interested in the new housing developments happening now in Palmer Township?  Click here for more information.


Riparian Buffers for the Bushkill Creek Watershed

The Bushkill Streams Conservancy is an organization that works to protect the Bushkill Creek. As the township's eastern border this creek is a very important environmental resource in our township. Through the years this creek has also become an important recreation area with the Penn Pump Park and the bike/walking path that parallels the creek from the northern boarder with Tatamy to the south boarder with Easton and Wilson. The protection of the creek is very important and the Conservancy has developed a publication focusing on creating and maintaining riparian buffers along the creek. Click here to view their information.


Refrigerator Recycling is Back!

Both PPL and Met Ed want you to properly dispose of your old refrigerator or freezer, and they will pick it up and pay you to do it!  By recycling your old appliance (working refrigerator, and air conditioner and dehumidifier) you can save over $100 per year in energy costs.  If you're an existing customer, both companies will pick up your appliance(s) for you and mail you a check.  Be  check all the details at:

  • Met Ed/First Energy Pennsylvania - 1-888-277-0527 or https://www.firstenergycorp.com/save_energy/save_energy_pennsylvania/met_ed/for_your_home/appliance-turn-in-program.html
  • PPL Electric - 1-877-486-9204 or https://pplelectricsavings.com/Appliance/Recycling




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Coming Events

Latex Paint Recycling

Drop-off Collection

9 AM to Noon on the

following dates:

March 4 - Lower Saucon Township

3700 Old Philadelphia Pike

Bethlehem, PA

May 6 - City of Easton

500 Bushkill Drive

Easton PA

July 1 - Lehigh Township

1069 Municipal Road

Walnutport, PA

September 2 - Upper Mt. Bethel

387 Ye Olde Hwy

Mt. Bethel, PA

Oct. 7 - Tatamy Borough

240 S. 8th Street

Tatamy, PA


Northampton County

Electronics Recycling

April 29, 9 AM to 12 Noon

500 Bushkill Drive

City of Easton Public Works Complex

Northampton County Residents Only

Electronics Recycling Drop-off Event - May 6

Nazareth Intermediate School

Time to be announced

2017 Household Hazardous

Waste Collection Dates

May 20 & October 14

8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Northampton Community College

Main Campus

Bethlehem Township

Click here for details


For the past couple of years a project has been ongoing headed by township resident David Carr to beautify the area along the walking/bike path at Fairview Park and near the Post Office.  Click here for more information and how you can get involved.

3 Weller Place - Palmer, PA 18045 - Telephone - (610) 253-7191 - Fax (610) 253-9957 - email - The Administration Office - Office hours - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday


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