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Pittston, Pennsylvania is located in Luzerne County. Zip codes in Pittston, PA include 18643, 18641, and 18640. The median home price in Pittston is $94,000 which is roughly $52/per square foot. More Pittston information.

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Austria's Greiner building a foothold in the US rigid packaging market

Greiner will bring its paper and plastic K3 technology to the U.S. as part of its expansion to Pennsylvania.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Times Leader

Pittston Area sticks with alternative lunch policy

After another spirited debate, the School Board voted Tuesday night at it's regular monthly meeting to keep in place a controversial school lunch policy for students with negative balances in their lunch account.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

LCCC paramedic students train

Students in Luzerne County Community College's paramedic program recently joined with students from The Commonwealth Medical College for a training session at the LCCC Francis S. and Mary Gill Carrozza, R.N. Health Sciences Center.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Basta-Giambra

The bride-to-be is the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Thomas and Carol Basta, New Port Richey, Fla.

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The Times Leader

Channeling Elvis

Shawn Klush, featuring Elvis Presley's very own backup singers the Sweet Inspirations and the Stamps Quartet with Ed Enoch, will play a benefit show for the Pittston Memorial Library called Shawn Klush: The World's Greatest Elvis at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at the Theatre at Lackawanna College.

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The Times-Tribune

Gerrity's adds sushi to markets

As the popularity of the Japanese cuisine continues to grow, the local supermarket chain became the latest to add a full-service sushi bar.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Times Leader

A million diapers later

She's changed well over a million diapers. Line them up and they'd go from West Pittston to New York City.

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The Times Leader

Local Library News

The Tea Tips and Treasures Program for April will be American Girl Celebration. It will be held at 1 p.m. on April 19. Tea and treats will be served.

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The Times Leader

WAC, HR donate eyeglasses to PA Leo's Club

Wyoming Area Catholic and Holy Rosary Elementary Schools each held a used eyeglass drive for the Pittston Area Leo's Club.

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The Times-Tribune

Aldi to hire 10

Aldi Inc. will interview job candidates on Monday from 2 to 6 p.m. at its market along Township Boulevard in Pittston Twp., the company reported.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Community digest

A free screening of "America's First Park: River Common", a 52-minute documentary film for television which tells the story of the River Common and its role in Wilkes-Barre's and America's history, will be held at 6 p.m. April 22 at the Burke Auditorium, McGowan Center, King's College, Wilkes-Barre.

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The Citizens' Voice

Depot task force to meet Monday

The group traces its origins to the Base Closure and Realignment Commission activity of the mid-1990s and was revived in 2011.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Times Leader

Police reports for Thursday, April 10

Police need help in locating John O'Donnell, 43, who is wanted in connection with an attempted burglary at Fino's Pharmacy on March 23. O'Donnell and another suspect first were seen casing the area of 32 N. Main St. at approximately 11:30 p.m. on March 22 then later seen returning to the pharmacy, police said.

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The Times-Tribune

Kane, Solano receive awards from Boy Scouts

Area Boy Scouts honored state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane and others at its Wednesday night ceremonial dinner headlined by famed basketball player Bill Walton.

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The Times Leader

Bringing his 'A' game

Basketball great Bill Walton walked through the streets of Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, making it across the Market Street Bridge, which offered him what he called "a spectacular view" of a great city, a big river and the Valley With A Heart.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Business Journal

Former Boston attorney sentenced in mortgage fraud scheme

A former attorney who practiced in Boston was sentenced todayin federal court for his involvement in a mortgage fraud scheme involving triple decker apartment buildings that resulted in more than $2.5 million in losses.

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The Times Leader

Man charged with rape of child in Duryea

Following a 2 1 2 month investigation, police today charged a 29-year-old Kunkletown man with raping a child in Duryea.

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The Times-Tribune

Regional Briefs, April 9, 2014

After a female friend took her in for a few nights last month, Renee Van Horn, 20, reported to police that the husband of the friend sexually assaulted her, Police Capt.

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The Times-Tribune

Pittston police seek fraudster

City police seek help to locate a wanted man in connection with home improvement fraud charges.

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The Times Leader

Police looking for contractor

City police are seeking help from the public in locating a man they say bilked an elderly woman out of $7,000.

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