Beautiful People of NEPA

These are the Beautiful People of NEPA. New faces are featured on Wednesdays.

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 12/30/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 12/30/15

This is Monica. I asked her to be in this column today and she left a note on my desk, which read, “I’m ready to be a beautiful person.” You already are. Exeter, PA. 12/29/15 This is me in my lucky Vikings hat. They have not lost a game since I got it. My sister […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 12/09/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 12/09/15

This is my high school art teacher, Nancy. She is partly responsible for this column. Scranton, PA. 11/28/15 This is my good friend Chris and his attempted beard. Scranton, PA. 11/28/15 This beautiful S.O.B. is Tom. I really don’t know how it took so long for him to get into this column. Scranton, PA. 11/28/15 […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Road Trip – Philadelphia, 11/25/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Road Trip – Philadelphia, 11/25/15

This is the first-ever Beautiful People road trip to 1617 Barber Shop & Beauty Salon (1617 Cecil B. Moore Ave., Philadelphia). Saddiq. Philadelphia, PA. 11/14/15 Matt. Philadelphia, PA. 11/14/15 Hair did… Philadelphia, PA. 11/14/15 Keepin’ it tight. Philadelphia, PA. 11/14/15 Bangin’. Philadelphia, PA. 11/14/15 Daughter and mother. Philadelphia, PA. 11/14/15 Waiting on a cut. Philadelphia, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 10/14/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 10/14/15

This is Casey – actor, director, man about town. Scranton, PA. 10/4/15 This is Graham. He has exceptional hair. Scranton, PA. 10/4/15 This is Bob. He and I are always debating if he should keep his head shaved or not. Scranton, PA. 10/4/15 This is Jack. He was one of my high school teachers. 20 […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Beards of Scranton, 09/30/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Beards of Scranton, 09/30/15

This week features a series of humorous outtakes from shooting the upcoming Beards of Scranton charity calendar, which will support the Catherine McAuley Center. This is Carmine. He is a scientist and karate instructor. As much as that sounds like the secret identity of a superhero, it is not… or is it? 8/4/15 This is […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 09/16/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 09/16/15

This is Shawn. He is my downstairs neighbor and a 49ers fan. I am a Vikings fan. He is not my favorite person today. Scranton, PA. 9/15/15 This is Jim. He did not speak a word of English, but we communicated quite well without understanding each other’s words. Scranton, PA. 9/15/15 This is Mei Ling […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 08/26/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 08/26/15

This is Chandra and Bina doing their laundry in South Side. Scranton, PA. 8/25/15 This is Nick. I asked him what song he liked better, “Jesus Just Left Chicago” or “La Grange?” It seems he has never heard of ZZ Top. Scranton, PA. 8/25/15 This is Lauren and Ashok. They are aspiring rappers. I shit […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Ladies Edition, 08/12/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Ladies Edition, 08/12/15

This is the ladies edition of Beautiful People of NEPA. This is Lindsay. She is a filmmaker preparing to shoot a movie called “Solacium.” I don’t know what “Solacium” means, but I can’t wait to see it. Dunmore, PA. 8/9/15 This is Ann. She couldn’t have been happier that this was her last day of […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 07/29/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 07/29/15

This is Miguel. He fixed my car when it broke down due to a faulty fuel pump. He did not speak a word of English. Scranton, PA. 7/17/15 This is Tito. He translated for Miguel, who fixed my car when it broke down last Friday. On Monday, a landscaping truck dropped a rock in front […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Scranton Fire Department, 07/15/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Scranton Fire Department, 07/15/15

Members of the Scranton Fire Department, IAFF Local 60, posed for these portraits on Tuesday, July 7 at the firehouse on Mulberry Street in downtown Scranton. Captain Dave Schreiber. Scranton, PA. 7/7/15 Private Kris Kester. Scranton, PA. 7/7/15 Private Joe Coroniti. Scranton, PA. 7/7/15 Chauffeur Bob Strong. Scranton, PA. 7/7/15 Private Jeremy Klee. Scranton, PA. […]