Pittston wants LCB hearing on noise rules

Pittston wants LCB hearing on noise rules

PITTSTON — Council members Wednesday approved requesting a hearing with the state Liquor Control Board to extend an exemption from the LCB’...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Avoca honors police chief for decade of service

Avoca honors police chief for decade of service

AVOCA — Marking a decade as the borough’s police chief, Dave Homschek was recognized by council Thursday.Homschek was presented with a pla...

September 14th, 2017 |  


LCTA to hold Public Transit Rider’s Forum

LCTA to hold Public Transit Rider’s Forum

PITTSTON — Luzerne County Transportation Authority will hold a Public Transit Rider’s Forum at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Greater Pittston Cham...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 13th, 2017. |  


County Council to discuss proposed tax break for plastic-bin manufacturer

County Council to discuss proposed tax break for plastic-bin manufacturer

A proposed real estate tax break is coming before Luzerne County Council.While such breaks often prompt criticism, officials in Hazle Township already...

September 12th, 2017 |  


West Pittston residents upset over late truck traffic

West Pittston residents upset over late truck traffic

WEST PITTSTON — Several borough residents aired concerns to council Tuesday about activity at a property owned by Blue Ribbon Farm Dairy that is...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Pittston Tomato Festival finishes with fun, food, friendly competition

Pittston Tomato Festival finishes with fun, food, friendly competition

PITTSTON — Little Mister Pittston Tomato has a favorite vegetable, and it’s not tomatoes.When Abel Krawczuk, 4, made his way confidently a...

August 20th, 2017 updated: August 20th, 2017. |  


Community shows love for the late Dr. Jen Sidari at ride, block party

Community shows love for the late Dr. Jen Sidari at ride, block party

PITTSTON — It’s been a little over four-years since the loss of Dr. Jennifer Sidari, but the love of her family and community continues, a...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Fruit or vegetable? Fun facts in advance of the Pittston Tomato Festival

Fruit or vegetable? Fun facts in advance of the Pittston Tomato Festival

In advance of the Pittston Tomato Festival this week, here are some fun facts about tomatoes:• The word is pronounced “toe-MAY-toe.”...

August 13th, 2017 updated: August 13th, 2017. |  


Miles for Michael Pittston Tomato Festival 5K and Fun Walk to see most of Greater Pittston on Aug. 19

Miles for Michael Pittston Tomato Festival 5K and Fun Walk to see most of Greater Pittston on Aug. 19

PITTSTON — The city’s Main Street has a knack for hosting some of the area’s best run/walks, and Miles for Michael is no exception.T...

August 13th, 2017 |  


34th annual Pittston Tomato Festival gets underway Thursday, Aug. 17

34th annual Pittston Tomato Festival gets underway Thursday, Aug. 17

PITTSTON — After more than 30 years, the Pittston Tomato Festival has taken on a life of its own.From its original location on Kennedy Boulevard...

August 13th, 2017 updated: August 13th, 2017. |