Live Feed of Harrisburg's Famous Peregrine Falcons Returns Just in Time for Valentine’s Day
Harrisburg, PA – Love is in the air in Harrisburg as the city’s famous pair of peregrine falcons have returned to their nest on the 15th floor ledge of the Rachel Carson State Office Building just in time for Valentine’s Day. To celebrate, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today launched a redesigned falcon website that features a high definition, three-camera live video feed of the nest that will now be streamed year-round. The site also provides more opportunities for people to interact through social media.
U. Bucks wildlife gets nod from state officials
By CLIFF LEBOWITZ
Status reports from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission gave good grades to Upper Bucks County’s wildlife status.
U. Makefield okays Diabase farm easement
BY stuart lee friedman
Upper Makefield supervisors opted to buy a conservation easement to protect the 132-acre Diabase Farm, but the vote came with its own controversy.
Cybsersonics team asks for novel funding
By cliff lebowitz
Palisades School District has an award-winning Cybersonics team that has proposed a novel way of funding the group’s program.
Rebranded as "Community at Rockhill”
By JOE FERRY
The former Rockhill Mennonite Community continuing-care facility has rebranded itself as the Community at Rockhill.
Meeting with DEP offers hope on quarry
By nancy albence
Representatives of Solebury Township, Solebury School and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection came together for a hopeful meeting on a Solebury quarry.
Missing link set for two local trails
By nancy albence
Plans for the missing link for trails in Doylestown and Solebury is in its final design stage, according to consultants for the project.
New Hope library renovation nearly finished
By gerry monigan
Sometime in March the Free Library of New Hope and Solebury will close temporarily in order to return to its newly renovated home.
Doylestown hears plans for 12 new units
By DANA M. ECKMAN
The Doylestown Township supervisors heard about plans for 12 housing unitts Zaveta Custom Home plans to build on Lower State Road.
Pending legislation would move fee rates to state agency
BY Cliff Lebowitz
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission hopes to soon see the introduction of legislation that would authorize the state agency to establish the fees it charges.
Perkasie to ask residents about trash options
By MELINDA RIZZO
Perkasie Brough residents soon will receive a letter asking their opinion on options for trash collection.
NOVA shop has new manager, consignments
The NOVA Thrift Shop in Fountainville has a new manager and has resumed accepting consignment items.
Last Chance Ranch rescues sick horses
Last Chance Ranch in Quakertown recently helped rescue more than 16 neglected horses, some of which were unable to stand.
Landowners to rip up pipeline agreements
Landowners will meet to publicly rip up the permanent easement agreements they have received from UGI Energy Services for the proposed PennEast Pipeline.
League of Women Voters hears Army vet
Aryanna Berringer, a veteran of the U.S. war in Iraq, was the guest speaker during a recent program by the League of Women Voters in Doylestown.
Great Backyard Bird Count this weekend
Audubon Pennsylvania will hold its annual count of birds in the state at various venues throughout the state.