Outdoors

Gift ideas for gardeners

Choosing a gift for a gardener can be challenging, especially if you are not a gardener yourself. To make that task a little easier, I’d like to share a few gift ideas that might be suitable for the gardener on your shopping list. As a gardener myself, I would have to put gardening gloves ...

Master Gardeners host Holiday Greens Sale

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County chapter of the Penn State Master Gardners held their first-ever Holiday Greens Sale and workshops on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Garden Building. Members of the public from all across the area as well as other Master Gardeners participated in workshops such as ...

York County men arrested in Game Warden assault

HARRISBURG — Two York County men have been charged in the felony assault of a State Game Warden in Norwegian Township, Schuylkill County. Wade Michael Winemiller, 57, of Wrightsville, and Thomas E. Kelly Jr., 57, of Glen Rock, have been charged in the assault of State Deputy Game Warden ...

Clinton County hunters top state in bear kills

LOCK HAVEN —Bear season is now over and Clinton County remains as the top bear-hunting county in the statewide season with with 128 bears. It was followed by Lycoming County, which almost annually challenges Clinton County for the state’s top county bear harvest. Hunters during the ...

The Lycoming Audubon Society at 50

By GARY L. METZGER In September of 1968, an even 50 years ago this fall, a new local chapter of the National Audubon Society was incorporated to serve Lycoming and Clinton Counties. The organization was formed through the efforts of faculty at Lycoming College and resident nature and bird ...

Deer season looks promising for Pa. hunters

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s coming firearms deer season looks as promising as ever to the hundreds of thousands of hunters awaiting its start on the Monday after Thanksgiving. Deer hunters have seen the statewide buck harvest increase over each of the past three years, and more than a ...

County Master Gardeners to go to state conference

LOCK HAVEN — The Penn State Master Gardeners have an opportunity to showcase Clinton County at the International Master Gardener Conference in June 2019 if they can raise sufficient funds to create a county display and cover expenses. This is the first time the international conference ...

Hunters harvest 99 elk in 2018

Bull hunters fare better, but overall elk hunt a success. Nearly 100 lucky participants in Pennsylvania’s 2018 elk hunt have taken home a trophy. Ninety-nine elk were taken by 125 hunters during the regular one-week elk season that ended Nov. 10. And for those licensed to hunt antlered ...

Master Gardeners announce Holiday Greens Sale and workshops

LOCK HAVEN — The Penn State Master Gardeners of Clinton County have undertaken a new project, their first-ever Holiday Greens sale. They are taking orders for fresh, local greens, such as fir, pine, and boxwood as well as winterberry branches with bright red berries; an assortment of pine ...

Bald Eagle Rifle League

Allstar Match held on 11/6/18 Chase Weise 100-9 Markovich Const. Inc. Emory Gunsallus 97-4 Liberty Lenny Young Jr. 98-6 Liberty John Brungard 98-6 Tylersville Clayton Foster 89-1 Liberty Holly Baney 92-1 Mill Hall Tyler Lucas 92-1 Tylersville Kyler ...

Bald Eagle Rifle League

Matches for 11/13/18 Mill Hall 3-3 @ Strouse Electric 3-3 Mill Hall Karen Woods 99-8 Jim Baney 98-5 Lynn Woods 97-3 Bryce Bason 96-4 Holly Baney 94-4 Gary Brown 93-2 Keith Bittner 93-2 Ed Hamberger 91-1 Team 761-29 Strouse Electric Kevin Novosel 99-5 Aaron Tyson ...

Hughesville area’s hidden gem of a park

The Lime Bluff Recreation Area situated in Wolf Township just south of Hughesville is a beautiful 65 acre community park owned and managed by the East Lycoming Recreation Authority (ELRA). Originally configured as a large open space with picnic pavilions, athletic fields, bocce courts, ...

Bald Eagle Rifle League

Matches for 10/30/18 Avis 1-4 @ Tylersville 0-5 Avis Chad Marshall 100-8 Nate Klinger 96-4 Kevin Kline 95-3 Ron Marshall 94-3 Eric Wunder 94-2 Luke Hibler 92-2 Ray Eldred 91-0 Aaron Fausey 90-1 Team 752-23 Tylersville Mike Frantz 96-4 Jake Brown 95-2 Tyler Lucas ...

‘The largest crappie I ever caught’

PHOTO PROVIDED Denny Grenninger of Castanea sent this picture of a big fish he caught on Oct. 3 while fishing at Sayers Dam with his friend, Howard Wooding. The crappie is 17 inches and weighs 2.3 pounds with a 14-inch girth. “This is the largest crappie I have ever caught,” he said.

A little doom and gloom this summer season

I am not looking forward to the cold temperatures that will soon arrive, but I am thankful that I can venture outside and not be on the menu of those relentless mosquitoes. I can be sitting outside with my other half, either swatting away the offenders or having had to bathe in bug repellent, ...

Bald Eagle Rifle League

Matches for 10/23/18 Mill Hall 3-1 @ Avis 0-4 Mill Hall Jim Baney 99-4 Lynn Woods 99-4 Bryce Bason 97-5 Karen Woods 97-3 Beth Bason 97-2 Steve Bason 95-2 Tyler Weaver 94-3 Jeff Koch 93-1 Team 771-24 Juniors Tyler Weaver 94-3 Dink Dolan 90-2 Avis Chad Marshall ...

Archer at full draw on nice buck spots, gets dream deer

By AD CRABLE LNP newspaper KIRKWOOD, Pa. — Kenny Yoder of Kirkwood feels blessed. I would say so, since he had his bow at full draw on a big-bodied nine-point buck and then one of the largest bucks ever to be taken in archery season in Pennsylvania sauntered into view. Yoder, the ...

The Imported Cabbageworm

The gardening season is starting to wind down and will finish with hard frosts in the coming weeks (unless you are using some season extension technology). But even though the amount of harvest may be less than the late summer months, we still have some fresh produce yet to grace our tables. ...

Bald Eagle Rifle League

Matches for 10/2/18 Liberty 1-0 @ Tylersville 0-1 Liberty Rick Bowman 97-4 Lance Bowman 97-3 Emory Gunsallus 96-5 Justin Day 96-4 Norm Fenton 96-2 Scott Rogers 95-2 Bob Fenton 94-5 Allen Muthler Jr. 94-4 Team 765-29 Juniors Lance Bowman 97-3 Emory Gunsallus ...

Bald Eagle Rifle League 2

Matches for 10/16/18 Strouse Electric 2-1 @ Avis 0-3 Strouse Electric Mitchell Holden 100-6 Aaron Tyson 100-5 Kevin Novosel 99-3 Jim Newman 97-4 Bob Marshall 96-4 Gib Moyer 95-4 Mike Novosel Jr. 95-4 Steve Yarnell 95-1 Team 777-31 Avis Nate Clinger 99-5 Eric Wunder ...