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Visiting Sarajevo

June 8, 2014 By AIDA CERKEZ Associated Press SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — If you find yourself on Ferhadija street behind the old synagogue at noon, close your eyes and listen to the bells from the Catholic... more »»

Travel Briefs

June 8, 2014 Baltimore wins grant to continue water taxi BALTIMORE (AP) — The Charm City Circulator Harbor Connector has been awarded a federal grant to continue operating as an all-electric water taxi service... more »»

Wine, music hoped to draw visitors to Oklahoma

June 8, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s tourism and agriculture departments are launching separate initiatives hoping to entice visitors to the state this summer through wine and music. more »»

Tracking bumblebees

June 1, 2014 Have flowers? Then you probably have bumblebees, a docile, big-bodied species of bee that plays a considerable role in nature as a pollinator. more »»

Afield with Friends: The incredible muddler minnow

June 1, 2014 “If I had only one fly to fish with the rest of my life, I would chose the remarkable muddler minnow,” I said while presenting an annual fly fishing program in western Pennsylvania. more »»

Bear cub charms police

June 1, 2014 By GOSIA WOZNIACKA Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — Police in southern Oregon held an unlikely suspect overnight: an adorable black bear cu. more »»

Shooting Sports

June 1, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sun-Gazette reserves the right to edit items submitted for the “Shooting Sports” section. To submit an event, call 570-326-1551, ext. 3116. more »»

Outdoor Briefs

June 1, 2014 Open paddle planned Country Ski & Sports in Montoursville is organizing an open paddle at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning this week and through the season. The event is not a class. more »»

State Game Commission: Don’t disturb young wildlife

June 1, 2014 From the State Game Commission The leaves are green, the flowers are in bloom and, once again, it’s that time of year when a new generation of wildlife is making its arriva. more »»

In the parks

June 1, 2014 Bald Eagle State Park, Howard Office: 814-625-2775 June 7 — Family Fishing Festival, 4-8 p.m. Licenses not needed. Instruction, equipment, bait and tackle provided. more »»

Handmade duck calls attract a following

June 1, 2014 By MELISSA KOSSLER DUTTON Associated Press When Scott Simmons received a wooden duck call in college, he was instantly intrigued by the possibility of making one. more »»

Rare butterfly back in Ore. refuge

June 1, 2014 CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The chilled butterfly was slow to emerge from the plastic tube that had housed her a few minutes before in a cooler. more »»

Young falcons spotted in Pa. nest

June 1, 2014 By MARY ANN THOMAS (Greensburg) Tribune-Review NEW KENSINGTON — Parting the sea of traffic, trucks from the state Department of Transportation blocked off a small portion of the Tarentum Bridge o... more »»

Geological wonder

June 1, 2014 By DON DAUGHENBAUGH Sun-Gazette Correspondent t isn’t often that American travelers have the satisfaction of a vacation and a travel experience that makes you think you are in Switzerlan. more »»

PGC board to meet next week

June 1, 2014 HARRISBURG — The state Board of Game Commissioners will meet June 9 and 10 at the agency’s headquarters, 2001 Elmerton Ave. On June 9, the board is slated to convene at 8:30 a.m. more »»

Taking the scenic route

May 25, 2014 The introduction of more biking and walking trails around cities such as Williamsport and Lewisburg opens up opportunities for many people to chuck their car keys and instead grab their bicycles to... more »»

'Walk on the wild side'

May 25, 2014 On June 1, Rider Park will be jam-packed with activities for people of all ages to enjoy. The goal — to help more people appreciate nature. “Our main mission is to connect people with natur. more »»

New York state is nation’s 2nd largest apple producer

May 25, 2014 New York state may be better known for its vineyards around the Finger Lakes, but the Empire State also takes growing apples pretty seriously. more »»

In the parks

May 25, 2014 Bald Eagle State Park, Howard Office: 814-625-2775 May 25 — Kayak Fishing, 9 a.m. May 25 — ELC Open House, 10 a.m.-noon May 25 — Meet the Eagles, 2-4 p.m. May 25 — Park Naturalist Guided Hike, 5-6 p. more »»

 
 
 

 

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