Latest Centre County, Pennsylvania Stories
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is partnering with Gander Mountain to provide first-time campers with needed gear and a reservation for two nights at a participating state park for just $20. "For a low price, we're offering hands-on instruction on how to set-up camp; use of campsite gear; and the chance to have fun and create some fantastic family memories," acting DCNR Secretary Rick Allan said.
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's 117 state parks offer great places to watch wildlife and plants emerge from their winter sleep, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of State Parks Director John Norbeck said today. "All state parks are open year-round, but spring brings special opportunities to enjoy rugged waterfalls, migrating birds, emerging spring wildflowers and great fishing," Norbeck said.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visitors to Pennsylvania's Nature Inn at Bald Eagle in Centre County can enjoy an up-close experience with nature, no matter what the weather.
Centre County Students Recognized as One Millionth Visitors ROCK SPRINGS, Centre Co., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C.
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coupling two of America's favorite pastimes - baseball and hunting - Pennsylvania Game Commission and the State College Spikes officials today announced that fans who bring their 2010-11 Pennsylvania hunting or furtaker license to the Medlar Field at Lubrano Park Box Office will receive one free outfield bleacher ticket with the purchase of a full-price outfield bleacher ticket.
Event at Penn State Mont Alto will Include Campus Arboretum Tour HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The history and future of forestry in Pennsylvania will be the topic of the second South Mountain Speakers Series on Monday, May 10, at the Penn State Mont Alto campus, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary John Quigley announced today. Entitled "Selling Conservation from the 1890s to the 21st Century," the free public event will start at 6 p.m.
Trout Opener Prompts Reminder on Wildfire Dangers, State Forest Road Closures HARRISBURG, Pa., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A newly reopened Poe Valley State Park and its lake - once again stocked with trout -- await anglers traveling to central and northern Pennsylvania for Saturday's opening of the regular trout season. The park in Centre County was closed four years ago for a large-scale rehabilitation project.
HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), announced today that it has acquired the water system assets of Nittany Water Company in north-central Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania State University says Joel Myers, founder of AccuWeather Inc., has made a $2 million gift to the school to ensure its leadership in meteorology. Myers, a Penn State trustee and alumnus, said the gift will support the university's new weather center.
SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn Foster has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 2009. The awards program, created in 2000, is one of the first statewide programs of its kind in the country.