A unique house in Pennsylvania houses a secret cave in its basement that was off limits for almost 70 years. Until now.
Hildale, Utah (AP) — The tea tasted bitter and earthy, but Lorenzo Gonzales drank it anyway. On that frigid night in remote Utah, he was hoping for a life-changing experience, which is how he found himself inside a tent with two dozen others waiting for the psychedelic brew known as ayahuasc…
Scott Dow, a chainsaw artist from northwestern Pennsylvania, has created some visually stunning art pieces recently, and the internet is starting to take notice.
Punxsutawney, Pa. — Punxsutawney Phil will exit his stump at sunrise tomorrow morning to forecast whether we're in for an early spring bloom, or facing down six more weeks of winter.
Harrisburg, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners had an eventful meeting on Saturday, with the agenda featuring discussions about antlerless deer licenses, land acquisitions, new boat speed limits, modified otter trapping rules, and several other items of interest.
With shorter days and unpredictable weather, the winter months can be particularly hard on our bodies. Ice and snow, harsh temperatures, and physical strain, particularly heavy lifting, are all part of the northeastern winter experience. Though many people may prefer to stay inside and wait …
The North Branch of the Susquehanna River in northeastern Pennsylvania has been selected as the state’s 2023 River of the Year, DCNR announced Wednesday.
Wellsboro, Pa. — On Saturday, Feb. 11, downtown Wellsboro will be full of the whirring sound of chainsaws and flying ice powder. The Wellsboro Winter Celebration is back, and this year's sculptures will feature hearts, lovebirds, an eagle, Olaf the Snowman, and the always-popular Old Man Win…
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Pennsylvania is one of the largest contributors to greenhouse-gas pollution in the U-S, and the Environmental Protection Agency wants input on a plan to do more to reduce methane emissions in oil and gas development.
Lehigh County, Pa. — On Oct. 21, Jack Lewis, a 96-year-old Pennsylvania hunter from Lehigh County, achieved a lifelong goal by successfully harvesting his first black bear.
Harrisburg, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has opened applications for grant funding for recreation projects.
Lock Haven, Pa. — A longtime local coach in the Lock Haven area is moving on to college coaching, taking on a position as head coach of the women's tennis team.
Now that deciduous trees are bare, trunks and branches have taken center stage, and you might be noticing nuances and irregularities that evaded your attention over the summer. For instance, what are those green masses growing on your trees?
While it might be winter, landowners can begin making plans for the spring growing season. The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Howard Nursery is offering tree and shrub seedlings to the public.
More than $1.7 million in state funding will be channeled to four park and recreation projects in Lycoming and Union counties, announced Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) Friday.
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