Pittston Township failed to stop hostile work environment, female cop alleges in lawsuit

Pittston Township failed to stop hostile work environment, female cop alleges in lawsuit

WILKES-BARRE — A female Pittston Township police officer endured insults, ridicule and threats from male officers whose discriminatory behavior ...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 22nd, 2017. |  


Pittston City Council members borrow $2 million for upcoming LCCC project

Pittston City Council members borrow $2 million for upcoming LCCC project

PITTSTON — City council approved borrowing $2 million from Fidelity Bank on Wednesday to start the Luzerne County Community College project.The ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Pittston City Second Friday Art Walk returns for first event of the season

Pittston City Second Friday Art Walk returns for first event of the season

PITTSTON — The sky looked dark, but the rain held off as the first Second Friday Art Walk of 2017 kicked off without a hitch.Artists lined up an...

May 12th, 2017 updated: May 13th, 2017. |  


Avoca Borough council members seeking an ordinance to potentially lower speed limit on side roads

Avoca Borough council members seeking an ordinance to potentially lower speed limit on side roads

AVOCA — Speeding has been a problem on side streets in the borough, so council president John Boone proposed an ordinance Thursday to resolve th...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Weather conditions don’t stop West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival from being a success

Weather conditions don’t stop West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival from being a success

WEST PTTSTON — The 46th annual Cherry Blossom Festival didn’t start out with the best weather conditions on Saturday, but residents still ...

May 6th, 2017 |  


West Pittston Council members repeal resolution to participate in police regionalization study

West Pittston Council members repeal resolution to participate in police regionalization study

WEST PITTSTON — Borough council has pulled out of a police regionalization study.Borough Manager Savino Bonita said council members passed a res...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Wolf touts Pittston plant’s partnership with Luzerne County Community College

Wolf touts Pittston plant’s partnership with Luzerne County Community College

PITTSTON — Zubair Bin Abdul Waahid is an 18-year-old student at Luzerne County Community College.But the Pittston resident is also part of a ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Residents voice concerns over approval of parking ordinances at Pittston City Council meeting

Residents voice concerns over approval of parking ordinances at Pittston City Council meeting

PITTSTON — Council members approved two ordinances at their monthly meeting Wednesday that will restrict parking on Main Street, but they were n...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Avoca council members recognize street department workers for work during Winter Storm Stella

Avoca council members recognize street department workers for work during Winter Storm Stella

AVOCA — Winter Storm Stella may seem like a distant memory now that spring weather has arrived, but that didn’t stop council from taking t...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Duryea council members approve permit transfer to maintain dike on Foote Avenue

Duryea council members approve permit transfer to maintain dike on Foote Avenue

DURYEA — The dike that was constructed behind the Sacred Heart Cemetery on Foote Avenue is now under the borough’s care as council members...

April 12th, 2017 |