MERCERSBURG (AP) - Franklin County's first colony of ring-necked pheasants is in a family way.On a short walk from the barn into the tall grasses, Brandon Black flushes four fledglings and two hens. A rooster disappears around the corner of a mulberry grove."Things are going real well," said Black, a wildlife biologist aide with the Pennsylvan […]
POTTSTOWN - Kid chefs learned that a healthy twist on a traditionally baked dish was surprisingly tasty.Children of the Oliviet Boys and Girls Club made no-bake pizzas with garden fresh vegetables last week at the Ricketts Community Center. The youth cooking class is part of a summer nutritional program at the club.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Brad Davern could commute for his dialysis treatments, like about 400,000 Americans who depend on clinics to filter their blood.But going to a clinic would mean less exercise time - and less independence - for Davern, who joined a growing segment of kidney patients receiving dialysis at home, often with help from family members.
The executive director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to helpidentify the factors contributing to the poor health of the Susquehanna River and begin taking steps to improve the river's condition "before it becomes too late to repair the damage.