70th Anniversary Edition: Main Street in Pittston at time Sunday Dispatch started

This photo of Main Street in Pittston, taken by the late Mike Lavelle and offered to the Sunday Dispatch by Ron Faraday, president of the Greater Pittston Historical Society, shows what Main Street looked like when the Sunday Dispatch printed its first issue on Feb. 9, 1947. Notice stores like F.W. Woolworth, S.S. Kresge, Greenfield’s, J.C. Penney Co., W.T. Grant Co. and Borr & Casey Drug Store. -

This photo of Main Street in Pittston, taken by the late Mike Lavelle and offered to the Sunday Dispatch by Ron Faraday, president of the Greater Pittston Historical Society, shows what Main Street looked like when the Sunday Dispatch printed its first issue on Feb. 9, 1947. Notice stores like F.W. Woolworth, S.S. Kresge, Greenfield’s, J.C. Penney Co., W.T. Grant Co. and Borr & Casey Drug Store. For other 70th Anniversary stories, click here.

This photo of Main Street in Pittston, taken by the late Mike Lavelle and offered to the Sunday Dispatch by Ron Faraday, president of the Greater Pittston Historical Society, shows what Main Street looked like when the Sunday Dispatch printed its first issue on Feb. 9, 1947. Notice stores like F.W. Woolworth, S.S. Kresge, Greenfield’s, J.C. Penney Co., W.T. Grant Co. and Borr & Casey Drug Store.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/web1_2017.2.9.jpgThis photo of Main Street in Pittston, taken by the late Mike Lavelle and offered to the Sunday Dispatch by Ron Faraday, president of the Greater Pittston Historical Society, shows what Main Street looked like when the Sunday Dispatch printed its first issue on Feb. 9, 1947. Notice stores like F.W. Woolworth, S.S. Kresge, Greenfield’s, J.C. Penney Co., W.T. Grant Co. and Borr & Casey Drug Store.