Appointed as Mayor of Forest City Borough on July 2, 2018 following
the unexpected resignation of our previous newly elected mayor.
Mayor Glinton is a long time resident and business owner in Forest City.
He comes to the job with an extensive background in event planning
and some innovative ideas for municipal revitalization and economic growth.
Mayor Glinton is a member of the Parks & Recreation Board
and the Greater Forest City Business Alliance.
Check this page regularly for upcoming events
Mayor Glinton is available to meet with our residents upon request. Please contact the Borough office to make an appointment.
Mayor Christopher Glinton, Laura Wojcik, Paul Daugevelo, Council President Nick Cost, Sharon Vannan and Jill McGraw attended the dinner held at the Hotel Anthracite in Carbondale on February 22, 2019. The Dinner was held in honor of several area businesses recognizing them for their continuing efforts to bring growth to the Greater Carbondale Area.
Several members of the Johnson College Team who were also among the honorees took time for a picture op with our own Mayor Christopher Glinton.
The evening included a complimentary cocktail hour, dinner, Award presentation , and Guest Speaker Lynn Conrad, Executive Director of the Rail-Trail Council.
The "Celebrating Progress" awards are given by the Greater Carbondale Chamber of Commerce to each business or organization that exemplify growth , progress , contributions to the community, and a strong drive for our communities to grow!
The list of those honored by the Chamber of Commerce included Pizza Guys of Carbondale, Johnson College, Rail-Trail Council of NEPA, The Hotel Anthracite and Clifford Township.
Congratulations to all those honored!
On Sunday, January 27, 2019 the owners of the newly constructed Lesjack Funeral Home and a group of local Dignitaries gathered to officially open the beautiful new addition to our Main Street. Mayor Glinton and the Forest Borough Council extend their heartfelt congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Lesjack and their family.
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Hello FOREST CITY BOROUGH, In the past few months, Johnson College has been working with the Mayor Chris Glinton and Dr. Aquilina, Superintendent of Forest City School District, to build programs for the Forest City Community. I would like to share some programs the College can offer immediately. Attached are job training programs for people looking to get into or advance into various fields. For local companies the College we build customize job training and help with funding sources. If you have any questions, please contact our Continuing Education Department at Continuing Education 570-702-8979 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.johnson.edu/continuing-education/
Officials of Johnson College met with representatives of Forest City Regional School, business owners, and state representatives to discuss the future of Johnson College in Forest City. Pictured seated left to right are Forest City Mayor Chris Glinton, Johnson College President Katie Leonard and FCR Superintendent Dr. Jessica Aquilina. Back row left to right are:
Fred Cicilioni, Senator Lisa Baker, School Board member Steve Ursich, Assistant Police Chief Lee Rowan, Paul Daugevelo, Johnson College Representatives Bill Burke and Kellyn Nolan, and State Representative Jonathan Fritz.
(Left to right) Senator Lisa Baker, Johnson College President Katie Leonard State Representative Jonathan Fritz, Mayor Chris Glinton, School Board Member Steve Ursich, and Superintendent Dr. Jessica Aquilina.