Flynn announces $346,347 in community revitalization projects

State Representative Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna, announced that $346,347 in tax credits through the Neighborhood Assistance Program will support four projects in the 113rd Legislative District.

Flynn announced the following projects:

  • $160,000 -- United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern PA – The project will enhance the business district of the South Side Cedar Avenue Corridor by expanding the Farmers Market and aiming to make South Scranton an appealing site for new businesses and economic growth.

  • $148,347 – Commission on Economic Opportunity – Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna, and Wyoming Counties – The Weinberg Regional Food Bank will continue to provide additional donations of healthy, nutritious meals to community and school-based programs during the school year and in the summer months.

  • $18,750 – Neighbor Works Northeastern Pennsylvania – To provide vital foreclosure-prevention efforts in Scranton. Nine workshops will be conducted and focused on sustainable budgeting, homeownership retention strategies and other methods.

  • < > – Treatment Court Advocacy Center – To provide veteran education and training to participants with improved educational and training opportunities such as outreach family functional assessments and educational and vocational/employment assessments.