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Buy Fresh, Buy Local

We mentioned this movement in the News and Views section of the May/June issue. Here’s what appeared there: Buy Fresh, Buy Local This issue we feature a Pennsylvania dairyman and cheese maker, Brian Futhey (see page 8). His cheese is available at many markets that are part of the Buy Fresh Buy Local program, which […]

More about May/June 2010 contents photo

When: May 12th at dawn Where: The northern section of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, 4 miles south of Milford. Photo was taken from the cliffs called Indian Point, which overlook the Upper Del. R. where it splits. The land on the opposite side of the river is Namanock Island. Who: Jeffrey Williams, see […]

Birds at the Backyard Feeder

Following the Philadelphia-area record snowfall of December 19-20, there was considerable activity at the bird feeders  in my backyard in Harleysville. I have attached several pictures which I was able to capture. Included are shots of Northern Juncos, a White-Throated Sparrow, a Carolina Wren, and a Blue Jay. Each of these birds is a relatively […]

New Hope Station

Hello! This photo was taken at the New Hope and Ivyland Railroad station in New Hope (Bucks County).  The station was decked out for the holiday season, and the train was busy delighting visitors and tourists along its scenic route. Jan Goltz Warrington, PA


Sullivan County Retreat (Summer Story)

For the past several years we have been going to our cabin in Hillsgrove, Sullivan Co. We enjoy swimming and playing in the Hoagland Creek, watching wildlife from our porch and kayaking on the Loyalsock. At the end of the week we attend the Little League World Series in Williamsport. We always have a great […]

Visiting Poe Valley (Summer Story)

My husband belongs to a rod-and-gun club. The club’s cabin is in the Poe Valley region of Bald Eagle State Forest in Center County. We have walked the nearby trails many times but each walk has its own surprises. As the Mid State Trail passes through the Penns Creek Wild Area it enters an old […]


Here’s a press release from the PGC about bears in autumn. For more information, see the PGC website: www.pgc.state.pa.us THE PENNSYLVANIA GAME COMMISSION OFFERS ADVICE ON AVOIDING BEAR CONFLICTS HARRISBURG – With tomorrow being the first day of autumn, many Pennsylvanians will be spending increasing amounts of time outdoors.  This also is when black bears […]

School District/purchase order info.

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