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.
Residents, please be aware, there is a fake chimney sweep canvasing the area claiming to offer Chimney Sweep Services at the request of the Fire Department. This is an attempt by scammers to enter your home and steal your belongings.
Although having your chimney cleaned regularly is a necessary maintenance, always check references and verify that they are registered with the PA Attorney General’s Office at http://hicsearch.attorneygeneral.gov/ .
If you are contacted by the fake chimney sweep, please contact the police by dialing 911.
I would like to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season! I hope you and your family will enjoy our beautiful downtown decorations while visiting the many local businesses along Main Street. Due to the Christmas holiday, there are several changes to the weekly garbage and recycling collection schedule from December 24th through the following week. Please click HERE for additional info…Read More
The Pittston City Police Department will be enforcing regulations on illegal parking of vehicles on sidewalks throughout the city. See the letter from Chief Powers to residents and property owners.