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2009-01-27 15:50:00

      HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved a 25-year lease with the Kingston Coal Company, of Wexford, to deep-mine the agency's holdings in the Freeport coal seam -- an estimated seven million tons -- from an about 1,500-acre coal reserve deeded in 1969 to the agency as a gift from the Loyalhanna Coal and Coke Company, of Loyalhanna.   The Game Commission does not have any surface ownership of...

2009-01-27 15:25:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Game Commissioners today elected new officers during its annual reorganization for 2009. Game Commissioner Gregory J. Isabella, of Philadelphia, was elected president. First appointed to a full eight-year term on the Board in 2003, Isabella was elected vice-president in 2008. He also was elected to serve as board secretary in 2006, and re-elected to this post in 2007. Game Commissioner James "Jay" Delaney Jr., of...

2009-01-16 08:20:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The agenda for the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners meeting, which is slated for Jan. 25-27, was posted on the agency's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) today, and can be viewed by clicking the "Next Commissioners' Meeting" box on the homepage and then on the agenda link. The Board meeting will be held in the auditorium of the agency's Harrisburg headquarters to collect additional recommendations on the 2009-10 seasons and bag limits,...

2008-12-29 11:47:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its first meeting of 2009 on Jan. 25-27, in the auditorium of the agency's Harrisburg headquarters at 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81 in Harrisburg. A copy of the agenda for the upcoming meeting will be posted on the agency's website in mid-January. On Sunday, Jan. 25, beginning at 1 p.m., the Board will hear public recommendations for 2009-10...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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