Pittston is a city in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States, it is situated between Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. The city has a rich history and gained prominence in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as an active anthracite coal mining city, drawing a large portion of its labor force from European immigrants. The city of Pittston is divided into three sections, the Downtown (in the center of the city), the Oregon Section (in the southern end), and the Junction (in the northern end). Pittston is a city filled with friendly, charming independent businesses.
I want to welcome residents and visitors to this week’s 31st Annual Pittston Tomato Festival which begins on the evening of the 21st ! Please join us in this annual tradition, which will include many food vendors, arts and crafts, a 5K race and parade Saturday morning beginning at 10am, and the famous “tomato fights.” There is something at the Tomato Festival for everyone! For more information …Read More
Motorists and residents are advised that a contractor for PA American Water Company is installing a new water main on Defoe Street and the street is closed to traffic during daytime work periods. The work will continue from Defoe Street to Reap Street to Davis Alley and from Davis Alley to Butler Street. Previously, a new water main was installed on Swallow Street and Johnson Street, and next a …Read More