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Game Commission field officers report on outdoor happenings

November 30, 2014 Field officers for the state Game Commission’s Northcentral region filed the following reports on Nov. more »»

Reflections in Nature:

November 30, 2014 While I’m driving the car, my wife, Mary Alice, often reads, does crossword puzzles or knits; however, at night while heading home on Route 14, she is on deer watch, always concerned that a deer... more »»

Steel, art and cartoons

November 30, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Think steel industry in Pennsylvania, and you’ll think of Pittsburgh. more »»

WWII Museum opening new pavilion in New Orleans

November 30, 2014 NEW ORLEANS — A bombed-out bunker with a digital battle mapping table and animated fighter planes soaring overhead gives an immersive look at strategic air raids over Europe during World War II. more »»

3 free things around Wilmington, Del.

November 30, 2014 WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The history of Delaware’s largest city, Wilmington, stretches back to 1638, when a Swedish ship, the Kalmar Nyckel, landed with two dozen settlers. more »»

Travel Briefs

November 30, 2014 Lincoln Library unveils new Lincoln exhibit SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield has opened a new exhibit on the 16th president. more »»

SINGING THE BLUES

November 16, 2014 When Dora Pioli and her late husband, Raymond, of Montoursville, moved into their house in the late 1950s, the swimming pool in the backyard was a popular spot for their children and the neighborhoo... more »»

Guest Columnist

November 16, 2014 Sportsmen and women take to the woods and waterways all year long, harvesting animals and fish for meat, sport and fu. more »»

Reflections in Nature:

November 16, 2014 Usually with the time change, it takes me weeks before I become accustomed to eating supper when it is dark and being ready to go to bed at 10 p.m.; however, this year it only took a few day. more »»

Insights on hummingbird travel, life span are revealed

November 16, 2014 BOISE, Idaho — Hummingbirds are giving up some of their secrets. more »»

OUTDOOR BRIEFS

November 16, 2014 Take a hike with regional club The Otzinachson Regional Group of the Sierra Club and the Edward Abbey Hiking Society will hold a number of hikes throughout the region in the fall and winter. more »»

SHOOTING SPORTS

November 16, 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 »»

Piping plovers plunge to record low in New Jersey

November 16, 2014 NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — Pairs of piping plovers — those small, critically endangered shorebirds that dart along the sand in a frenetic search for food — slumped to a record low in New Jersey this year. more »»

IN THE PARKS

November 16, 2014 Bald Eagle State Park, Howard Office: 814-625-2775 Nov. 26 — Turkey Trek, 2-3:30 p.m. Kick some calories and explore the Lakeside Trail with the park naturalist. more »»

2 endangered California condors sent to Mexico zoo

November 16, 2014 MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. government has donated two endangered female California condors to Mexico City’s Chapultepec Zoo for a new breeding-in-captivity program. A U.. more »»

National Outdoor Book Award winners named

November 16, 2014 POCATELLO, Idaho — They call her Grandma Gatewood. She carries an umbrella, wears a checked skirt, and she loves to hike. In fact, she is the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. more »»

Michigan confirms 2 cougar sightings

November 16, 2014 RABER, Mich. (AP) — There are two new confirmed cougar sightings in the eastern part of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. more »»

25 bull elk taken in 1-week season

November 16, 2014 More than 82 percent of the hunters participating in Pennsylvania’s 2014 elk hunt took home a trophy. more »»

Turkey hunters can phone in leg-banded bird harvests

November 16, 2014 Hunters who harvested leg-banded wild turkeys on the Nov. 1 opening day of the fall wild turkey season, or early on Nov. more »»

Wash. anglers takes on ‘Big Fishing Year’

November 16, 2014 By Allen Thomas Vancouver (Wash.) Columbian VANCOUVER, Was. more »»

 
 
 

 

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