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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...

2012-07-09 06:23:01

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today named Andrew St. John as manager of the Canoe Creek State Park Complex, based in Blair County. He had been assigned as manager of the Susquehannock State Park Complex, headquartered in Lancaster County. "Andy brings to the Canoe Creek complex a solid list of managerial credentials that includes environmental instruction and planning, resource management, and the hands-on...

2012-02-29 09:13:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Richard Allan today announced a schedule for spring events at the Nature Inn at Bald Eagle, located in Bald Eagle State Park in Centre County. This weekend, March 2-4, the Gold Eagle Voyage Weekend package invites visitors to enjoy the comforts of the Nature Inn and view the golden eagle northern migration from atop nearby Tussey Mountain. "The Nature Inn at Bald...

2010-05-27 15:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is now accepting applications in Adams, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Snyder and York Counties for approximately $1.1 million available to protect Pennsylvania's forest land through the Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP). In Pennsylvania, HFRP funding will be utilized to protect and improve critical habitat for the Indiana bat...

2009-12-16 14:59:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With an additional 342 bears taken during the extended bear season that was open last week in certain parts of the state, Pennsylvania Game Commission preliminary harvest reports accounted for 3,499 bears, which moves this year's harvest into second place in state bear harvests. Updated preliminary results also now show that the two-day archery bear season resulted in a harvest of 114, and the statewide three-day season resulted in a...

2009-06-26 14:10:20

Pennsylvania authorities said a high school secretary in Huntingdon has been charged with using school computers to change her daughter's grades. State Attorney General Tom Corbett said Caroline McNeal, 39, a secretary at the 800-student Huntingdon Area High School, has been charged with giving boosts to her daughter's grades on at least 193 occasions and lowering the grades of two other girls to improve her daughter's class standing, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Friday. McNeal, who...

2009-06-23 08:00:00

ALTOONA, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the official start of summer here, look no further than The Alleghenies for an outdoor adventure. With close proximity to Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington DC, and Philadelphia the region, The Alleghenies, located in Southcentral Pennsylvania, is perfectly situated for an affordable close to home weekend getaway. Visitors will find a wealth of opportunities including on- and off-road cycling, fishing, boating, spelunking, and the ability to explore...

2009-05-08 14:00:00

RAYSTOWN and HUNTINGDON, Pa., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alleghenies (www.TheAlleghenies.com) announces the grand opening of the Allegrippis Trail System on Saturday, May 9, 2009. Working in partnership with the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) and the International Mountain Bicycling Association's (IMBA) Trail Solutions, the Friends of Raystown Lake (FORL) and other trail contracting firms have built more than 30 miles of single track at Raystown Lake. The Allegrippis stacked loop trail...