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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 $100,000 which is roughly $50/per square foot. More Pittston information.

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12 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Pittston Tomato Festival crowns sauce war champions

This year's Pittston Tomato Festival saw the return of the Sauce Wars competition sponsored by the Greater Pittston YMCA.

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12 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Mericle provides help to revitalize former Pittston Pool property

Mericle employees and their family members gathered at the site of the vacant Pittston pool to help reclaim the property so it could be marketed by the City of Pittston in hopes of finding a buyer who would put the property back on the tax rolls.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Pocono Record

Democratic party to honor state Rep. Carroll

The Monroe County Democratic Party will hold its annual fall banquet on Sept. 27 with guest speakers Michael Stack, candidate for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor, and Admiral Joseph Sestak, who is seeking a U.S. Senate seat for Pennsylvania in 2016.

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The Citizens' Voice

This week's meetings 9/1/14

Kingston council, hearing on liquor license transfer at 6:55 p.m. and regular meeting at 7 p.m., municipal building, 500 Wyoming Ave. Luzerne County Council committee meeting of the whole, 5:30 p.m., council meeting room, courthouse, 200 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre.

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The Citizens' Voice

Mountain Top Farmer's Market enjoying unprecedented success

My mother-in-law, Dolores Pisano of Wilkes-Barre, has never visited the Mountain Top farmers' market held every Sunday at Crestwood High School parking lot.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Cecconi-Carsia

Joy Cecconi and Nick Carsia were united in marriage June 20, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

The week ahead

BARRE FARMERS MARKET , through Nov. 20, Thursdays, 10 a.m. Find fresh produce, food, music, children's activities and more at this 41st annual market.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Second Year for Music Festival Fundraiser in Luzerne County

The second annual Peculiar Music Festival is being held all day Saturday at the Hughestown Fire Department.

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The Citizens' Voice

DA's office seeks volunteers for youth aid panel

The Luzerne County District Attorney's Office says individuals who reside within the Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton, Nanticoke, Hanover Area, Wyoming Area and Pittston Area school districts are needed as volunteers for the county's Youth Aid Panel Juvenile Diversion program.

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The Citizens' Voice

1 charged, 1 sought in West Pittston arsons

After being asked to leave a party on July 5, Wayne Tilley Jr. and Jason Lakey went back to Tilley's house and talked about starting a fire, West Pittston police said.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Music Fest and Craft Beer Fest combine to support causes

Peculiar Music Fest and Hughestown Hose Company's annual Craft Beer Fest have joined forces to help two good causes with one expanded event.

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The Citizens' Voice

New wine and spirits store open in Pittston

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board opened the store, located at Pittston Crossings on Route 315 near Walmart, at 11 a.m. Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Police blotter 8/28/14

She told police Jeffrey Dance choked, scratched, shoved and struck her. Police said the victim has a scratch on her face and redness around her neck.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Agolino family eyes downtown Scranton for restaurant

The owner of Pazzo 315 in Jenkins Twp. has dibs on space in the 500 block of Lackawanna Avenue in downtown Scranton with an eye toward establishing another Italian-style restaurant sometime next year.

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Weekender

Take 2 for Peculiar Music FestivalW

Musical acts : Zayre Mountain, The Dawgs, 2 Fisted Law, After Hours, Flaxy Morgan Philbin, the chef owner of Peculiar Culinary Company, is known for not only delicious food and catering services, but putting on pop-up restaurants around the area; that is, eateries that show up in random spots and are announced days before the event is to happen.

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this Week: Aug. 27 to Sept. 2, 2014

Stress-Less Short Story Session, a discussion of five H.G. Wells short stories: "The Magic Shop," "The Diamond Maker," "The Valley of the Spiders," "In the Avu Observatory" and "The Flowering of the Strange Orchid."

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Weekender

Tomato fights strikes Pittston

When it comes to the annual Pittston Tomato Festival, not even Joe Snedeker's forecast of unsettled weather could keep people away from the infamous tomato fight.

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The Citizens' Voice

Police: Children weren't safely secured in fleeing vehicle

Police say two men fled the scene of a crash on Monday with their young children improperly secured in their seats.

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The Citizens' Voice

Discount grocer coming soon to Gateway Shopping Center; yogurt shop closes

P&R Discount, a grocery store that also sells baby and pet supplies, is "coming soon" to the shopping center where Just Cabinets, Furniture & More closed, according to a sign outside the building.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Charges pending after gun fired in West Pittston

The victim broke away from a man holding a gun to his head and ran as the suspect fired a shot into the air, West Pittston police said.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Luzerne County was issued at September 02 at 4:40PM EDT

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