A festival fixture

Get folks talking about the Pittston Tomato Festival and a name that might not come up is that of Harold “Buddy” Golomb. But it should. For as long as I can remember, Harry Golomb, his wife Audrey and their assorted family members and friends, sold their prize tomatoes along with a wide variety of fresh vegetables at their stand on the lower Tomato Festival lot, right near the bandstand. You might say, in fact, it was Harry Golomb who put the “tomato” in the Tomato Festival. Harry passed away unexpectedly last Sunday. According to his obituary, he was 79 years… Continue Reading