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‘We sell smiles’: Gourmet cookie chain opening Lehigh Valley location, its first Pennsylvania store, this weekend

Cinnamon oatmeal cookies featuring a warm apple pie center. Sugar cookies filled with warm, creamy cheesecake and dotted with plump, dried blueberries. Chocolate and chocolate chip cookies fused together, studded with white chocolate chips and stuffed with brownie batter. These gourmet cookies and more than 120 others, including ones combining s’mores, churros, sea salt caramel pretzels and ...
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There’s No Better Place To Spend Your Summer Than These 7 Hidden Pennsylvania Spots

Most of us have a bucket list so we can keep track of all of the amazing things we want to do and experience right here in PA. Do you have one for summer? If not, you might want to start one. These eight hidden Pennsylvania spots, for example, offer the perfect ways to spend […] The post There’s No Better Place To Spend Your Summer Than These 7 Hidden Pennsylvania Spots appeared first on Only In Your State.

Bats join birds as victims of lanternfly tape in Pa.

COLUMBIA, Pa. (WHTM) — Rosemarie Curcio volunteers with Raven Ridge Wildlife Center. Her specialty, bats. “I have actually a total of sixteen pups, thirteen of which I am actually taking care of, meaning I am actually hand feeding them,” she said. At least at this point, they’re past the early stage, when she has to feed them every three or four hours, around the clock.

In Lancaster, Wolf touts COVID relief to Pa.’s bars, restaurants

Gov. Tom Wolf visited Silantra Asian Street Kitchen in Lancaster on Monday morning to tout the millions of dollars in COVID-19 relief funding being doled out to the commonwealth’s restaurants and bars. He was joined by local leaders, commerce and economic development officials, and the fast-casual dining spot’s owner to...

Pennsylvania’s record gambling binge a boon for Pittsburgh-area casinos — and casinogoers

Once a year, Pam Watson, 72, flies from her home in Atlanta to try her luck at Pennsylvania casinos and visit her extended family in McCandless. Her first stop is always Rivers Casino Pittsburgh, where she enjoys its more than 2,900 slots, 100 table games and 30-table poker room. Ms. Watson was disappointed when, in March 2020 — on the day before she planned to travel to Pittsburgh — all casinos in the state closed because of COVID-19.
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Pa. Game Commission looks to create more opportunities for young hunters

New hunting opportunities are underway for young hunters. The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners adopted Saturday additional game animals for mentored hunters. Those under 12 hunting with an adult mentor will soon be able to pursue waterfowl and bears in addition to other select species. The commission reports mentored hunters...

How to trap spotted lanternflies without harming other wildlife

PENNSYLVANIA (WHTM) — Spotted lanternflies have been bugging Pennsylvanians for years, but sometimes efforts to address these invasive insects end up harming other wildlife. Using circle traps or altering sticky trap setups are a couple of ways to make sure one’s environmental efforts don’t go awry. While sticky traps intended...

Gambling Activities Reach Record Highs In Pennsylvania

The steep demand for legal sports betting in the United States soon became apparent when the Supreme Court overturned the federal prohibition on single-play betting in 2018. Following the COVID-19 epidemic, more states decided to consider legalizing sports betting as a means of compensating for budget losses. One state to do so is Pennsylvania, and they are now reaping the rewards.

In Pennsylvania, a falconry permit takes a lot of work

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A hunting bond between humans and birds dating 4,000 years continues in Pennsylvania. Across the commonwealth, the Game Commission has 207 active permits for people who enjoy falconry. Falconry is a sport where a hunter partners with a bird of prey such as a hawk to pursue game animals such as squirrels and rabbits in Pennsylvania. […]