Governor Wolf tours revitalized Scranton neighborhood

Gov. Tom Wolf visited South Scranton on Friday to tour the 500 and 600 blocks of Cedar Avenue where United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania led a revitalization effort that transformed the community over nearly two decades.

Residents and officials recalled a run-down neighborhood that attracted drug activity and prostitution in the late 1990s and its transition into a lively corridor that is now home to a new generation of residents, immigrants, occupied storefronts and renovated housing…

Photo credit, Jake Danna Stevens

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