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2013-06-28 20:20:04

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today visited DuBois, Clearfield County and flew over several neighboring western Pennsylvania communities in Jefferson and Clinton counties that were damaged by Thursday's serious storms. Corbett was joined today by Sen. Joseph Scarnati, Rep. Sam Smith, the Adjutant General of the Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veterans Affairs Major General Wesley Craig and Pennsylvania Emergency Management...

2013-05-21 12:22:47

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has designated a new Wild Plant Sanctuary in Bloom Township, Clearfield County. Bilger's Rocks, a property managed by the Bilger's Rocks Association, has been accepted into the DCNR Wild Plant Sanctuary Program, recognizing the commitment of association staff to preserve the site. "The Wild Plant Sanctuary Program promotes conservation of natural areas and native...

2013-03-25 12:21:51

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has ordered all United States and Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Clearfield County to be flown at half-staff on Thursday, March 28, in honor of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua M. Martino. Martino, 19, of DuBois, Clearfield County, died March 18 during a military training operation in Nevada. Flags shall remain at half-staff until sundown Thursday, the day of Martino's...

2012-11-15 16:24:43

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today announced that 52 elk were harvested by the 65 hunters awarded elk licenses for the recently concluded 2012 elk hunt, which was held Nov. 5-10. Of that total, 19 were antlered and 33 were antlerless. The heaviest antlered elk was taken by Richard Tratthen, Jr., of Scott Township, Lackawanna County. He took a 840-pound (estimated live weight), 8x8 on Nov. 7, in Jay Township, Elk County....

2012-08-20 10:21:08

HUNTINGDON, Pa., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that Bradley Myers has been appointed as the new region director for the agency's Southcentral Regional Office in Huntingdon, Huntingdon County. Myers fills the vacancy created when Rob Criswell retired recently. As regional director, Myers will be responsible for all Game Commission information and education programs and law enforcement activities in the...

2012-08-01 10:23:06

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is reminding citizens that there is still time to try camping at a Pennsylvania state park before summer comes to a close. DCNR 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. "Although the beginning of August starts the countdown to back-to-school, there's still time to...

2012-05-30 10:21:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection has awarded $7,983,107 for remediation projects at and near abandoned mine sites in Clearfield, Luzerne, Schuylkill and Somerset counties. "These projects will make one neighborhood safer from mine subsidence, provide water to another, and reclaim hundreds of acres of land that was mined and abandoned decades ago," DEP Deputy Secretary for Active and Abandoned Mine Operations John Stefanko...

2012-04-20 06:21:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced today it is awarding $642,835 in environmental education grants to 147 schools, universities, non-profit organizations and conservation districts across Pennsylvania. "These grants help build the foundation for educating communities about their environmental resources and how to protect and sustainably use them," DEP Secretary Mike Krancer said. "Teaching...

2012-01-13 12:00:00

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Douglas Giles of Reynoldsville, Jefferson County, today claimed the 2012 Ford Mustang GT he won by playing the Pennsylvania Lottery's Mustang instant game. Thomas Miller, area manager of Lottery's Clearfield Office, today presented the Mustang to Giles at Murrays Ford-Lincoln-Mercury, 3007 Blinker Parkway, DuBois, Clearfield County. "I've always wanted a Mustang," said Giles, explaining it was an easy decision to choose the car...

2011-12-05 10:42:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced preliminary bear harvest results from the state's three recently concluded seasons show that hunters harvested 3,968 bears, which would rank the total harvest as the second highest in Pennsylvania history. The preliminary breakdown of harvest by season is: 257 bears taken during the statewide, five-day archery bear season; 3,154 bears taken during...