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
At the City Council meeting on 20 August 2014, City Council appointed Dion Fernandes as a full-time police officer with the Pittston City Police Department, under the direction of Police Chief Robert Powers. Officer Fernandes had served for several years in the capacity of part-time police officer. Shown in the photos: Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas Judge Fred Pierantoni swears in Officer …Read More