TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles came to Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. It all came to a stunning halt in the women’s gymnastics final on Tuesday night with an uncertain vault.
I had a call from my brother-in-law yesterday. He is one of the kindest, most considerate humans I have ever known and has a remarkable intellect. He is also able to be anxious about anything that threatens his family. He asked if it was safe for him to visit his 10-year-old granddaughter in Georgia without putting her at risk for COVID. I told him that the risk was minimal since he was vaccinated, still wore masks and avoided populated venues. He is driving from Duchess County, New York to Athens, Georgia to avoid airport crowds and will not go to restaurants. The probability of his being a vector for the virus is minimal.
Phil Mercurio and Jody Jackman recently captured the 50 and Over Singles titles at the Scranton Tennis Club, while Steve Lehan and Kathleen McKenna took the Mixed A Doubles crown and Jerry Hahn and Jackie Caraballo won the Mixed B Doubles title as part of the annual Club Championships.
Fresh, seasonal, and inventive are all words that come to mind when I think of Bank + Vine in downtown Wilkes-Barre. With a strong focus on farm-to-table and a flair for melding flavors, Chef Chad Gelso is hitting it out of the park with his unique menu.
In some ways, the U.S. credit reporting system has improved. Credit freezes, which lock our credit information to deter identity theft, are now free and fast. We have free weekly access to our credit reports, courtesy of the credit bureaus Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, until April 20, 2022. Free credit scores provided by banks, credit card issuers and other companies allow us to easily monitor for signs of fraud and other problems.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Barbara A. Maculloch, president of Pennsylvania Banking for Community Bank N.A., this week said the new, modern and conveniently located building being built near the Mohegan Sun Arena will allow the bank to provide its customers with the best experience possible.
A man who prosecutors say meets the definition of a serial killer after the bodies of two women were found in Butler Township was charged Tuesday with the killing of a Michigan woman missing since 2005.