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Pittston City Hall and Pittston City Street Department will be closed Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday.

Garbage and recycling collection is shifted forward one day for the week due to the holiday. Garbage and recycling normally collected Tuesday will be collected Wednesday, Dec. 26. Collections normally made Wednesday will be collected Thursday, Dec. 27, and collections normally made Thursday will be made Friday, Dec. 28.

The 2019 city recycling calendar will be available soon in print and on the city website at

The city received a $223,340 recycling grant from the Pennsylvania State Department of Environmental Protection last fall, which has allowed for a new recycling truck to be ordered. In spring, new recycling containers also will be available for all city households.