Commander Loren Shriver, a Paton native, is pictured in 1992 pursuing several floating M&M's on the aft flight deck of space shuttle Atlantis. Outside the window, the cloud-covered surface of the Earth is visible.
By ANDREW McGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in The Jefferson Herald on March 6, 2014. Loren Shriver couldn’t believe what he was seeing.
By ANDREW McGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com You can tell a lot about a musical act by the gigs they play.
Carroll native and NBA champion head coach Nick Nurse (left) poses with the championship trophy following a welcome home celebration Sunday, June 30 at Wild Rose in Jefferson.  BRANDON HURLEY | JEFFERSON HERALD
By BRANDON HURLEY Sports Editor sports@beeherald.com @BrandonJHurley   JEFFERSON - Back like he never left. 
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away .... Ain’t that the truth. My son will never know the joy of perusing the latest and greatest “Star Wars” toys while his dad picks through the bolts and washers at the local hardware store.
Garbage collection in Jefferson is going automatic later this summer with the city’s purchase of a Scranton-built New Way Sidewinder. The city will also distribute new cans to every residence that the truck can pick up.
By RICK MORAIN For The Jefferson Herald Trash collection in Jefferson will undergo a major upgrade beginning in September as a result of action by the Jefferson city council at its June 25 meeting.
Cail Calder, owner of Bee Mindful in Scranton, talks about beekeeping while nonchalantly holding onto live bees. Bees are vital to the nation’s food supply and economy, but the odds are stacked against them. Bees and beekeepers were handed a rare victory last month when the EPA announced that 12 products containing neonic pesticides, widely used by farmers, will be pulled from the market. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com There’s getting to be so much to take in at the Thomas Jefferson Gardens that it’s entirely possible to overlook one of its newest features — a little wooden box nestled near the back fence.
Commander Loren Shriver, a Paton native, is pictured in 1992 pursuing several floating M&M's on the aft flight deck of space shuttle Atlantis. Outside the window, the cloud-covered surface of the Earth is visible.
Carroll native and NBA champion head coach Nick Nurse (left) poses with the championship trophy following a welcome home celebration Sunday, June 30 at Wild Rose in Jefferson.  BRANDON HURLEY | JEFFERSON HERALD
Garbage collection in Jefferson is going automatic later this summer with the city’s purchase of a Scranton-built New Way Sidewinder. The city will also distribute new cans to every residence that the truck can pick up.
Cail Calder, owner of Bee Mindful in Scranton, talks about beekeeping while nonchalantly holding onto live bees. Bees are vital to the nation’s food supply and economy, but the odds are stacked against them. Bees and beekeepers were handed a rare victory last month when the EPA announced that 12 products containing neonic pesticides, widely used by farmers, will be pulled from the market. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS

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Greene County pitcher Austin Delp leads the Rams with 80 strikeouts (7th in 3A) and a ERA of 2.05. He's compiled 182 career strikeouts with one game left. BRANDON HURLEY | JEFFERSON HERALD

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John Gannon, 68, of Churdan, died July 3 at the Greene County Medical Center.

A visitation for family and friends was held on July 5 at the Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson.

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