Pittston/Plains/Laflin, PA Towns
- Jenkins Twp.
A tight knit community located between Wilkes-Barre and Scranton, Pittston is a city that’s experiencing a renaissance. Pittston has a rich history as an anthracite mining town and is currently in the midst of revitalization that is adding a new vitality to this historic locale. Pittston is a melting pot of different ethnicities, all welcoming and adding to enticement of this city located along the Susquehanna River.
Popular annual events, such as the Pittston Tomato Festival and Saint Patrick’s Day Parade draw crowds to the city each year. They also have monthly art walks and Farmer’s Market days during the warmer weather months. The city is in close proximity to arts & culture, sporting events and an array of outdoor activities. Downtown Pittston is alive with retail and dining activity that is within walking distance to many city residents. Art, sculptures and murals that depict the rich heritage of this city are all enhancing the look and feel of this welcoming downtown area.