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Storm Recovery Outreach Extended to September 16th

The City of Scranton is extending its Storm Recovery Outreach to Saturday, September 16th to further assist residents and businesses...

September 15, 2023

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Storm Recovery Outreach Events for September 14th and 15th

Mayor Paige G. Cognetti and the City of Scranton will host two Storm Recovery Outreach Events to assist residents and businesses that have...

September 13, 2023

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City of Scranton September 9th Storm Recovery Efforts Update

Today, we honor the memory of the fallen of 9/11, celebrate the heroes who ran into the fire that day, and salute veterans who fought in...

September 11, 2023

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Scranton Opens ARPA Grants for Childcare Recipients and Providers

The City of Scranton is providing $1 million in total funds to address the issue of affordable childcare and to offer those service...

September 1, 2023

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City of Scranton Announces 2023 Fall Pop-Up City Halls

Due to the success of this summer’s pop-ups, the City of Scranton is extending this years program through September. We encourage...

August 29, 2023

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Scranton Hosts Mayors Innovation Project Summer 2023 Meeting

This week, August 9th-11th, Mayor Paige G. Cognetti welcomed city representatives, policy experts, and over 30 mayors from across the...

August 14, 2023

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Cognetti Family Welcomes Daughter

Mayor Paige G. Cognetti and her husband Ryan welcomed their second child, Brooke Anne Cognetti, on August 2. Mom and baby are both doing...

August 9, 2023

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Urban Heat Island Campaign Launch

The City of Scranton, along with NOAA and other local, regional, and state partners, will be participating in the NOAA Urban Heat Island...

July 26, 2023

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Scranton ARPA Façade Grant Inspires North Scranton Revitalization

Central Station Marketplace and Antiques owners Mary and Ed Beck recently transformed the entrance to their North Scranton business with...

July 12, 2023

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City of Scranton Reduces Building Permit Fees, Further Cutting Red Tape to Unlock City’s Growth

On Thursday, June 29, Mayor Paige G. Cognetti signed new legislation passed through Scranton City Council reducing building permit fees for...

July 11, 2023

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