Community News and Events

The Noxen, Kunkle, and Ruggles United Methodist Churches are busy as ever!  Events this month and next include holiday services, health presentations, a spring concert and a pulled pork dinner!  Check out their page for information and details.

Chuck Kovalick offers art classes in the Spring and Fall for only $5 per student, per month.  Sessions last 10-12 weeks and are held at the Noxen Library on Wednesday evenings from 6-10 PM!  Click here for more information. You can also visit Chuck's website at

Watch for new traffic patterns through town.  Big rigs will be moving parts through for the windmill project.  Read a Wyoming County Press Examiner article here.
Lost or found a pet?  We've added a pets page that list the addresses, phone numbers, and websites of pet shelters and humane societies in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna, and Wyoming counties. 
Noxen in the News!  Check out our media page to see past and present media coverage of our town!
Looking for a place to host your next event?  Whether you're throwing a baby shower or a birthday party, the Noxen School and Community Center is available for $80 ($40 if you're a resident of Noxen).  The smoke-and alcohol-free environment is perfect when you need a large group space.  Reservations require a $50 deposit which will be returned after the event (provided the space is clean and undamaged). Bookings require two weeks notice.  Call Cathie Pauley, Noxen Historical Association President and building manager, at 570-298-2052.
Want to Take Off Pounds Sensibly?  Check out the local TOPS group by clicking here.

The Pastor's Pantry, run by the Noxen Methodist Church, provides food to families in need.  Click on the pantry page for more information, hours of operation, and volunteer opportunities!

Whether you're a former Noxen resident who's homesick, or a current resident who enjoys reminiscing about growing up in our corner of the world, check out

Do the names Michael Eugene Traver and Alice Ora Schooley Traver sound familiar?  If they're part of your family tree, and you'd like to see some more information, check out this link on  You'll need to enter your name and email address to get access.

The Noxen Library and Clothes Closet has new winter hours - we're open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 1-4 pm! 


Storm Damage!  Click here to see photos of the 
damage resulting from the heavy rain on June 27th, 2006.



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