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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.

NeighborWorks Northeastern PA was recently recognized with two fantastic awards at the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency's housing counseling awards ceremony in Harrisburg yesterday!

Paint the Town provides volunteers the opportunity to assist older adults in northeastern Pennsylvania to be able to continue residing in their homes and communities safely and with dignity.

We had a wonderful time sharing in the fun at Clover Field and Allen Park for the second annual West Scranton Fall Festival on Saturday, September 16th!

Todd Pousley, Community Development Manager at NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania, recently completed the Appalachian Leadership Institute in August as part of the 2022-2023 class.

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania is excited to present the West Scranton Fall Festival! This two-part event is FREE to the public and will be held on Saturday, September 16!

Check out our SafetyWorks Week video!

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

ARPA funding supports up to $10,000 for exterior business renovations. Up to $20,000 is available for shared storefronts. Businesses contribute 25% of project costs. Changes at Central Station Marketplace improve safety and neighborhood aesthetics. Additional façade renovation funding remains available through September.

NeighborWorks and other key partners hosted a placement event to celebrate the placement of two ECHO units in Lackawanna County and highlight the upcoming placement of a unit in Wayne County. Applications are now open for four new units in Lackawanna County and one new unit in Luzerne/Wyoming County.

Volunteer event to provide 30 older adults in Lackawanna County with interior/exterior painting and repairs.

NeighborWorks welcomes AmeriCorps NCCC team for a summer of service.

We were excited to host a media event with Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance at Vincenzo's Pizzeria & Catering as part of our West Scranton Small Business Walk today.

NeighborWorks is seeking an enthusiastic individual to provide a year of service through AmeriCorps VISTA.

Thank you to all the teams for helping make the West Scranton Garbage Olympics a success in its inaugural year!

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