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We are one of 15 NeighborWorks organizations recently awarded a grant from NeighborWorks America to explore or develop Shared Equity Housing models.

NeighborWorks is announcing the return of the Allen Park Concert Series for its second year, starting June 14th and running through August 23rd.

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania recently accepted a contribution from FNCB Bank, in the amount of $25,000 through the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development's Neighborhood Assistance Program.

Gerard Hetman, Community Development Specialist at NeighborWorks, recently completed the Rural Urban Leadership Program of Penn State Extension, Penn State University in this year's class.

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania recently accepted a contribution from PS Bank, in the amount of $10,000 through the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development's Neighborhood Assistance Program.

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania will be receiving $300,000 in implementation grant funding over three years from the Regional Foundation. This funding will be used for continued implementation of the West Scranton Neighborhood Plan.

The City of Carbondale is one of ten Pennsylvania communities that were officially selected to participate in Blueprint Communities®.

To the World's Best Boss. Thank you for everything Jesse.

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania received the Organizational Impact Award during the National NeighborWorks Association 20th Annual Excellence Awards in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, April 10.

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania and the City of Carbondale were recognized for the expansion and sustained success of the Beautiful Blocks program in Carbondale with the Building Community Partnerships Award.

NeighborWorks is hosting its second egg hunt in West Scranton on Saturday, April 27th at Novembrino Park (201 10th Ave, Scranton, PA).

NeighborWorks announces today that Shane K. Powers has been selected as its next president and CEO. Powers, who currently serves as the organization’s chief operating officer, will replace Jesse J. Ergott.

We are excited to announce the launch of the Pike County First Time Homebuyer Program together with Pike County Human Services.

Congratulations to Shane Powers, our Chief Operating Officer, on her recent graduation from The University of Scranton’s Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program!

Jesse J. Ergott, president and chief executive officer of NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania for 16 years, will depart the organization on April 26, 2024 to become the chief advancement officer at AllOne Foundation and Charities.

NeighborWorks is announcing the promotion of three of its staff members to director-level positions.

Our team at NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Aging in Place Specialist position.

We are excited to announce the expansion of the Beautiful Blocks program to the City of Pittston.

The ECHO program is expanding to Luzerne County. Applications are being accepted until February 15, 2024.

Scranton Mayor Paige G. Cognetti joined Todd Pousley, Community Development Manager at NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania, to dedicate a new City-owned parking lot in West Scranton at the corner of N. Main Avenue and Price Street.

NeighborWorks is kicking off the inaugural West Side Wonderland initiative which includes a series of events, celebrations, and deals at West Scranton businesses.

Our team at NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Community Development Project Leader position.

This past year, NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania (NeighborWorks) is pleased to welcome several new board and staff members to the team.

NeighborWorks will be implementing temporary safety improvements during the Main Avenue Halloween Trick or Treat event.

This year, NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania is presenting Home for the Holidays: A Celebration of Home. Event proceeds will benefit our Beautiful Blocks Program. It will be held on Wednesday, November 15 from 5:30-9pm at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple.

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