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2010-01-26 13:13:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Game Commissioners today elected new officers during its annual reorganization for 2010. Game Commissioner James "Jay" Delaney Jr., of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, was elected president. First appointed to a full eight-year term on the Board in 2007, Delaney was elected vice-president in 2009. He also was elected to serve as board secretary in 2008. Game Commissioner Ronald Weaner, of Biglerville, Adams County, was...

2010-01-26 12:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To enable Pennsylvania Game Commission staff to act expeditiously to acquire lands, waters, oil, gas and minerals rights, the Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to a regulatory change to delegate certain powers to the agency's executive director. "Tax sales or auctions often are announced between regular Board of Game Commissioner meetings and are to be held sooner than is practicable to hold a special meeting or...

2009-07-16 11:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today welcomed the Board of Game Commissioners newest member, Ralph A. Martone, of New Castle, Lawrence County, which brings the Board to its full complement of eight members. Martone was nominated by Gov. Edward G. Rendell on June 3, and confirmed by the state Senate on July 15. Martone fills the unexpired term of H. Daniel Hill, III, who resigned earlier this year when he was...

2009-07-09 11:45:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners, by a vote of 4-3, today gave preliminary approval to regulatory changes that would, if approved at a subsequent meeting and published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, restrict the use of crossbows for the upcoming fall hunting seasons.   Those voting in favor of the proposal were Game Commissioner Ron Weaner, who requested that the proposal be placed on the July meeting agenda; as well as Game...

2009-06-29 13:38:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the Board of Game Commissioners will hold its upcoming meeting on July 8-9, in the auditorium of the agency's Harrisburg headquarters at 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81 in Harrisburg. On Wednesday, July 8, the Board will gather public comments and hear Game Commission staff reports beginning at 8:30 a.m. Doors open at...

2009-04-21 13:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2009-10, including an antlerless deer license allocation for the 22 Wildlife Management Units and a new hunting hour table for the new license year. Following are several articles on meeting highlights. BOARD ADOPTS MODIFICATION TO EXPANDED USE OF CROSSBOWS The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners gave final...

2009-04-21 13:31:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to a regulatory change that establishes replacement costs that may be assessed on those convicted of illegally killing certain wildlife in Pennsylvania. Under the new regulation, a judge will be able to assess anyone convicted of illegally killing the following wildlife a replacement cost of: $5,000 for any endangered or threatened species; $1,500 for an elk or bear; $800 for a...

2009-04-13 10:45:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The agenda for the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners' meeting, which is slated for April 20-21, was posted on the agency's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) today, and can be viewed by clicking the "Next Commissioners' Meeting" box in the center of the homepage and then on the agenda link at the bottom of the page. The Board meeting will be held in the auditorium of the agency's Harrisburg headquarters to collect additional...

2009-03-27 10:11:00

Deer Open House display to be available to visitors on April 20 HARRISBURG, Pa., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will be meeting on Monday and Tuesday, April 20-21, at the agency's Harrisburg headquarters, 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81. The meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. on both days. On Monday, April 20, the Board will hear public comments on the proposed 2009-10 hunting and furtaking seasons and...

2009-01-27 16:07:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2009-10, including a new hunting hour table for the new license year. The public may offer comments on all proposed 2009-10 seasons and bag limits, as well as other Board actions, between now and the Board's next meeting, April 20-21, at which time the Board will finalize seasons and bag limits for 2009-10....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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