Tellers at Peoples Bank in Scranton reported an armed robbery about 10:45 a.m. Thursday. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By JARED STRONG and ANDREW McGINN A man dressed in all black with a zebra-print gaiter robbed Peoples Bank in Scranton Thursday morning.
By BRANDON HURLEY Sports Editorsports@beeherald.com —— Redemption tastes sweeter chased with a gold medal.
Daniel Rohner (left) and Steve Kohl hope to see the creation of an 18-hole, destination disc golf course at Daubendiek Park. The sport is scored like traditional golf, with golfers aiming their flying discs at a metal basket, er, hole like the one pictured at far left. Traditional golfers, however, are either giving up the game or dying by the thousands each year. Disc golf, which emerged from the laid-back hippie Frisbee culture of the ’60s and ’70s, is taking its place. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PH
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com In another era, a local business leader like Steve Kohl probably would have belonged to the country club. The general manager of AAI/Spalding may even have met business associates from time to time on the links.
Jesse Green
By DOUGLAS BURNS d.burns@carrollspaper.com The two state legislators representing Greene County are broadly supportive of school choice but may split on an actual vote, depending on how the specifics shake out in the Legislature.
Dennis Stevens, a Scranton native who enjoyed a career on Madison Avenue as an ad agency art director, has found a new calling in retirement as a cartoonist. His first book of cartoons is the perfect antidote to the never-ending stream of bad news over the past year.
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Thirty-seven years ago, newspaper readers — there were more of them then — weren’t so obsessed with whether a paper’s editorial board leaned to the left or to the right in their politics.
Greene County Public Health on Friday began the process of vaccinating staff against COVID-19 at both county school districts. At Greene County Elementary School in Jefferson, bus drivers were the first to roll up their sleeves Friday to receive an initial dose of the Moderna vaccine.
Tellers at Peoples Bank in Scranton reported an armed robbery about 10:45 a.m. Thursday. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Daniel Rohner (left) and Steve Kohl hope to see the creation of an 18-hole, destination disc golf course at Daubendiek Park. The sport is scored like traditional golf, with golfers aiming their flying discs at a metal basket, er, hole like the one pictured at far left. Traditional golfers, however, are either giving up the game or dying by the thousands each year. Disc golf, which emerged from the laid-back hippie Frisbee culture of the ’60s and ’70s, is taking its place. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PH
Jesse Green
Dennis Stevens, a Scranton native who enjoyed a career on Madison Avenue as an ad agency art director, has found a new calling in retirement as a cartoonist. His first book of cartoons is the perfect antidote to the never-ending stream of bad news over the past year.

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Richard Joseph James Pille, son of Virgil Joseph Pille and Marian Ruth Blackburn Pille, was born June 20, 1944, at St. Anthony Hospital in Carroll and died Feb.

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