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.
Pittston City Hall will be closed on Friday April 18th and Monday April 21st. The Pittston City Street Department will be closed on Monday April 21st. Yard waste normally picked up Monday will be picked up on Tuesday.
I have a number of updates to share with you this week: YARD WASTE COLLECTION RESUMES: It seems like winter will never end, but our Streets & Sanitation Department begins weekly curbside yard waste collection on April 7th. Click here for more information. Recycling bins and an annual Recycling Calendar are still available at City Hall during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 9am…Read More
The Pittston City Fire, Police, and Greater Pittston Regional Ambulance sponsored Easter Egg Hunt was a success with more that 100 children converging upon Jefferson Park to find an Easter Egg. The Easter Bunny presided over the hunt and gave each child a chocolate bunny in exchange for a found Easter Egg.