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2015/01/30 09:13
2015/01/30 09:13
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The Pennsylvania Game Commission has retreated wisely from a plan to restrict non-hunting access at state games lands. The commission's board this week backed away from a proposal to require hikers,...
2015/01/30 09:13
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2015/01/30 07:21
2015/01/30 07:21
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And, local folks in the know would rather it not live around here. Water chestnut is an invasive species brought to the United States in the mid-1800s. They are native to Europe, Asia and Africa. It...
2015/01/29 14:12
2015/01/29 14:12
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The following cases were administered by Magisterial District Judge Tony Little: A Gettysburg juvenile paid $201 fine and costs for an illegal absence from school charge filed by Conewago Valley...
2015/01/29 09:00
2015/01/29 09:00
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Doe licenses should be sold at stores and online, just like other hunting licenses, state Rep. Gerald Mullery, D-119, said. Mullery represents part of Luzerne County, where some hunters failed to get...
2015/01/28 17:07
2015/01/28 17:07
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The Pennsylvania Game Commission missed an opportunity to infuse logic into plans to establish a minimum age for those who want to hunt turkey and deer. This week, the commission’s board members...
2015/01/28 14:00
2015/01/28 14:00
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Fall turkey season will be one week shorter in parts of Luzerne and Lackawanna counties and the Poconos where the birds are less common and a biologist favors relaxing hunting pressure on hens. The...
2015/01/28 09:32
2015/01/28 09:32
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Nearly 2,000 acres of forests and streams in Luzerne County became part of state game lands Tuesday and will be open to the public for hunting, trapping, fishing and other recreation. The...
2015/01/28 04:00
2015/01/28 04:00
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Chronic wasting disease (CWD) can be slowed — but not eliminated — now that it has been introduced to deer in the state, a wildlife veterinarian told the Pennsylvania Game Commission. As an example,...
2015/01/27 07:21
2015/01/27 07:21
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Placing first in Woman's Club bridge club play last week was Joanne Massa. Susan Swab was second. At the Thursday evening game at the library, Lynda McCollough came in first with Connie Michell...
2015/01/26 09:01
2015/01/26 09:01
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Proposal increases the age of mentored hunters for big game Children would have to be at least 9 to hunt deer or turkey with an adult mentor, according to a proposal that the board of the...
2015/01/25 09:01
2015/01/25 09:01
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Winter and its accompanying cold weather are here despite the occasional roller coaster ride of changing temperatures. While the cold weather is ideal for winter outdoor sports enthusiasts, it is less...
2015/01/25 04:07
2015/01/25 04:07
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There’s a reason why age limits are in place for children to be allowed to play in the Little League World Series. League officials in Williamsport believe that allowing players ages 9 through 12 to...
2015/01/24 15:06
2015/01/24 15:06
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Erik Arneson showed up to the Office of Open Records Friday morning without a state badge, parking pass or access to a state computer. He's not on the payroll either. But he still considers himself...
2015/01/23 13:11
2015/01/23 13:11
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The following cases were administered by Magisterial District Judge James Miner: Kyle Matthew Zinneman, Hanover, was ordered to pay $788.50 fine and costs for disorderly conduct and harassment...
2015/01/23 05:03
2015/01/23 05:03
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Editorials from around Pennsylvania: GOV. WOLF AIMS HIGH, BUT NEEDS A GROUND GAME Gov. Tom Wolf said in his inaugural address that he would be an "unconventional" leader but the aspirational message...
2015/01/22 18:25
2015/01/22 18:25
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The Game Commission's Board of Directors has decided to withdraw a controversial proposal that would put hikers in the same category as bicycles, snowmobiles and horses or other animals and ban them...
2015/01/22 18:09
2015/01/22 18:09
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The Pennsylvania Game Commission has pulled a controversial proposal that would have forbid hiking on state game land during hunting seasons. The commission was scheduled to consider two new rules...
2015/01/22 05:11
2015/01/22 05:11
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On a winter hike through the woods of northcentral Pennsylvania a few years ago, I came across several depressions in the foot-deep snow. Situated in the middle of a stand of hemlock trees, the...
2015/01/21 00:08
2015/01/21 00:08
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Updated: Tuesday, January 20 2015, 06:08 PM EST Reported by: Maria Miller JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – Well he – or she – is Johnstown’s newest sensation. A peregrine falcon believed to be nesting atop one of...
2015/01/20 11:39
2015/01/20 11:39
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Last September the Pennsylvania Game Commission came up with an idea to charge non-hunters a $30 permit to use state game lands -- and promptly shot it down before it had a chance to fly. The plan,...
2015/01/30 09:13
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