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.
With Memorial Day and the summer months approaching, we have plenty going on in our City for residents and visitors! We have our Second Friday Artwalks in the downtown business district each month, our Tomato Festival in August, and many of our downtown businesses are offering specials. I am pleased to report that soon some new playground equipment will be installed in Jefferson Park for toddler…Read More
The city is temporarily out of free curbside residential recycling bins. The city has been awarded a recycling grant that will allow for purchasing additional bins soon. We will post a notice when the new bins are available. Residents may use any open container for recycling and yard waste. The container cannot exceed 30lbs in weight when full. No plastic bags can be used for recycling or ya…Read More