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Launching Online Procurement Portal

Today, Mayor Paige G. Cognetti announced that as of April 25, 2022, the City of Scranton will transition to a fully automated online system...

April 22, 2022

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Announcing Continuation of Pop-Up City Halls

Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti announced today the continuation of Pop-Up City Halls, a quality-of-life initiative which began last summer....

June 25, 2021

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Scranton Residents & Business Owners – Respond to the American Rescue Plan Survey Now!

Scranton is receiving $68 million from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan . The results of these surveys will be part of the...

June 7, 2021

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Updated Mask Requirements for City of Scranton Buildings

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2021 Updated Mask Requirements for City of Scranton Buildings SCRANTON, PA— On May 13, the CDC...

May 14, 2021

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Impact of Lifted State Restrictions on City Buildings – May 5 Press Release

May 4, 2021 NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SCRANTON, PA –Earlier today Governor Wolf announced that his administration is lifting COVID-19...

May 5, 2021

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Announcing Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Relief Assistance & Legal Assistance Programs

The Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Relief Assistance Program will distribute $1,135,629.00 of CARES Act funding from ESG-CV to alleviate...

March 22, 2021

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City of Scranton Awards Lackawanna College CARES Act CDBG-CV Technology Assistance Grant to Help Local Restaurants Boost Sales

SCRANTON, PA. – March 19, 2021 – Mayor Paige Gebhardt Cognetti has announced that Lackawanna College has been awarded a $150,000 CARES...

March 19, 2021

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Second Annual Pan-African Flag Raising to be held at Scranton City Hall

February 5, 2021 For Immediate Release SCRANTON – Second Annual Pan-African Flag Raising to be held at Scranton City Hall Black Scranton...

February 5, 2021

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Mayor Cognetti meets with Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen

February 3, 2020 For Immediate Release Mayor Paige Gebhardt Cognetti participated in a virtual meeting this morning with Treasury Secretary...

February 3, 2021

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