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City of Nanticoke
15 E. Ridge Street
Nanticoke, PA.
Telephone: 570-735-2800
Fax: 570-735-7817

Proposed Ordinances
 
Public Works Worker Wanted

The City of Nanticoke is now taking applications for a part time Public Works worker. Approx. 28 hours per week. Must be 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license. Applications for employment may be downloaded from the “Forms” section of this site or picked up at City hall starting Sept. 26, 2016 through the close of day on Oct. 7 2016.
No phone calls please.

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CITY OF NANTICOKE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING II

A PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 AT 6:30 P.M. AT THE NANTICOKE MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 15 E. RIDGE STREET TO OBTAIN CITIZENS' VIEWS AND COMMENTS ON THE PROPOSED USE OF ITS 2016 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ALLOCATION.

THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS ARE BEING CONSIDERED:

STREET RECONSTRUCTION $150,127.60 (West Green )
ADMINISTRATION $40,943.70
DEMOLITION $81,887.40

TOTAL GRANT $272,958.00

IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY AND WISH TO ATTEND THE PUBLIC HEARING AND REQUIRE AUXILIARY AID, SERVICE OR OTHER ACCOMODATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE PROCEEDINGS, PLEASE CONTACT THE CITY AT 735-2800, EXT. 110 TO DISCUSS HOW THE CITY MAY BEST ACCOMMODATE YOU.

MAYOR RICHARD WIATEROWSKI
Website Updates
9/23/2016
  • Public Works worker wanted.
  • Nanticoke News.
  • 9/7/2016 Minutes & 9/21/2016 Agenda.
The name Nanticoke was derived from Nantego, the Native American tidewater people who moved here when their Maryland lands were spoiled for hunting by the colonial settlement in 1608. Nanticoke was incorporated as a village in 1830; Nanticoke was chartered by the Pennsylvania Legislature as a borough on January 31, 1874.

The City of Nanticoke is situated between the Susquehanna River on the north and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains on the south. It occupies 3.4 square miles of land (2,179 acres) and is located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. In the late 19th Century.

In the early 18th century white settlers were attracted to the site of a village of the Nanticoke Indians and set up a gristmill, iron forge, and sawmill at the Susquehanna Rapids. The Nanticoke migrated to New York state in 1793. In 1825 the first anthracite coal mine was opened in the locality and by 1878 Nanticoke was a major coal-mining centre. Coal mining declined with the widespread use of fuel oil, natural gas, and electricity; the population decreased and all the mines were closed by 1973. Nanticoke is now basically residential with some light manufacturing development. Luzerne County Community College is located there.

Samuel H. Kress opened his first store, which grew into the national S. H. Kress & Co. chain, in Nanticoke.

The Concrete City, built by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad's coal division in 1911 to house its workers, is located near the Hanover section of Nanticoke. Abandoned since 1924, it was designated an historic site in 1998, and its remains still stand as a tourist attraction.
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