January 12, 2022
- Scranton, PA
Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary of Community Affairs and Development Rick Vilello joined Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti and other state and local officials to announce that NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania (NeighborWorks) has received Pennsylvania's newest Keystone Communities Program Elm Street designation. NeighborWorks is the administering agency responsible for implementing the revitalization effort in the City of Scranton's West Scranton neighborhood. "The NeighborWorks revitalization plan for West Scranton is bold and comprehensive, and aims to create opportunities for families that will improve their lives through quality housing and financial guidance" said Deputy Secretary Vilello. "This Keystone Communities Elm Street designation will give NeighborWorks the necessary tools to reach their important goals for this neighborhood."