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.
Due to a subsidence Market Street is closed from Wharf Street to Kennedy Boulevard.
Our Code Enforcement Office would like to remind residents and businesses that pursuant to Pittston City Code Section 424-10 sidewalks must be cleared of snow and ice within 24 hours of a winter weather event and Section 424-12 prohibits snow from being blown, dumped or shoveled into streets. Please be careful during winter weather and give our Street Department and PENNDOT a chance to plow and s…Read More
Continuing a long-standing tradition, the City of Pittston will mark the “Lithuania Independce Day” with a special ceremony at 11 am in the first floor conference room of Pittston City Hall, 35 Broad Street. The public is invited to attend this ceremony, which will include singing of the Lithuanian national anthem, an address, and flag-raising. The Council of Lithuania signed an Act of Independenc…Read More