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.
Officials of the City of Pittston will formally dedicate the newest downtown streetscape artwork: the “Inspiration Mural” on the side of 52 South Main Street between Tomato Festival Drive and Market Street on Saturday September 5th at 6:00pm . The ceremony will be at the mural site. Join Pittston’s elected officials and Pittston native and former NFL star Jimmy Cefalo who will be in attendence. All are invited to attend the dedication ceremony!
Thank you to everyone who attended and help organize last weekend’s 32nd Annual Pittston Tomato Festival! We have a great deal of improvements under way in the city this summer. All streetlights in the city are being changed to LED fixtures that will result in less cost to the city and improved lighting. Pennsylvania American Water Company is installing new water mains on East Frothingham, …Read More
The city has received a state grant for recycling that has allowed for the purchase of additional curbside residential recycling bins. One (1) free bin may be obtained per residential housing unit at City Hall, 35 Broad Street, during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm. A printed Recycling Calendar is also available at City Hall.