Trash & Recycling Service Alert - July 15, 2024

Waste Management will be collecting Trash and Recycling approximately one (1) hour earlier than normal the week of July 15th Tuesday-Wednesday due to the forecasted heat. Please be sure to place all bins at the curb the evening prior. Collections may occur as early as 5 AM. We appreciate your understanding as steps are being taken to protect the well-being of our sanitation workers.

For more information about our trash and recycling collection, please visit our Trash & Recycling webpage.  To report a collection issue, please call Waste Management’s customer service line for Middletown residents at 1 (800) 255-8479.


New Small Business Grant Program

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The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has a $225 million grant program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19 closures.  The COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance program provides businesses with grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000.  This program is an allocation of CARES Act funding received by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

This grant program has three subcategories:

  • Main Street Business Revitalization Program: $100 million
  • Historically Disadvantaged Business Revitalization Program: $100 million
  • Loan payment deferment and loss reserve: $25 million
To learn more about this program, please view the DCED website.  Applicants must apply through an approved Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).