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.
The Pittston City Streets & Sanitation Department reminds all residents that the new GREEN AND WHITE 2015-2016 garbage bag stickers must be used effective Wednesday June 17th. Garbage bags displaying last year’s sticker will not be collected. Additionally, all bags must display a complete sticker. Bags with partial stickers cannot be collected. To pay the 2015 Annual Residential Refuse Fee and obtain the new stickers please visit the Pittston City Treasurer’s Office at City Hall, 35 Broad Street, during normal business hours, Monday-Friday 9am to 4pm or click here to visit the City Treasurer website for information on other ways to pay. THANK YOU!
As we enter summer, I am pleased to report that soon new playground equipment and other improvements soon will be installed in Jefferson Park at New and Cornelia Streets. Additionally, the Pennsylvania American Water Company has announced another round of substantial improvements to water infrastructure in the city. New water mains will be installed on Butler, East Oak, Wood, Mill Hill, and East …Read More
The lower Tomato Festival lot along South Main Street will be the scene for a weekly Farmers’ Market beginning on Tuesday June 23rd. The Famers’ Market will be including a number of vendors selling fresh produce, home-made food and other goods. The Farmers’ Market will be held every Tuesday beginning June 23rd. The market opens at 9am and runs to 3-4pm. For more information …Read More