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.
City Hall and the Street Department are closed Monday September 1st in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Yard waste scheduled for collection on Monday will be collected Tuesday.
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
Pittston City officials recently participated in a ground-breaking ceremony at the site of a new Geisinger Medical Clinic Building on North Main Street. The multi-million dollar building will soon be under construction, and when completed, will add a state of the art medical clinic facility in a prime location along Main Street, creating jobs and adding to the city’s tax base.