Community Digest: Oct. 13, 2019

Archaeology open house planned in Coxton Frances Dorrance Chapter of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Conrail Site excavation at Coxton Yards in Duryea. Visitors will be able t (read more)

Paint Pittston Pink

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The sixth annual Paint Pittston Pink culminated Oct. 5 with the Color Me Pink 5K, the Gentlemen’s Dash, Hammer Out Cancer and a Mass at St. John the Evangelist. While a final total hasn’t been calculated, organizers said the effort raised more than its $1 (read more)

Celebrating Columbus' 50 years in Pittston

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Christopher Columbus has been through a lot since he came to Pittston in 1927. He’s been beheaded, thrown in a trash heap, attacked with a sledge hammer and knocked over by a car. But his friends in Pittston’s Italian-American community and city hall came (read more)

Halloween Towns: Parties, trunk or treats, costume contests planned throughout the area

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The winds have changed, bringing signs of the spooky season throughout Greater Pittston, and local officials and organizations are ready to offer plenty of Halloween events to the area’s ghosts, goblins and ghouls. PITTSTON In Pittston City, events manage (read more)

In the pink: Sciandra reflects on six years of Painting Pittston Pink

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Six years ago, only recently diagnosed with breast cancer herself, Barbara Sciandra asked the City of Pittston if she could sell pink flags to support breast cancer research. “We just wanted to sell flags,” she said. “Then we thought, oh, let’s do a 5K.” (read more)


 
 

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