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Somerset County (Pennsylvania)

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  • Coca-Cola has deep pockets -- but no princess

    I had the privilege to attend the coronation of the 2013-14 Somerset County dairy princess last week. For those unfamiliar with the dairy princess, I'll briefly explain. Every year a new county dairy princess is selected to promote the value of consuming dairy products. She is a young lady commissioned to visit public events and schools in order to educate and answer questions about dairy foods and the farms that produce them. It is, by and large, a volunteer effort on the part of the princess; however, a small stipend is provided.
  • Information line question

    Question: I'm just not a "tekkie" and have no interest in a smart phone or computer. Still, it would be nice to have access to some information when I need it. Are you aware of any free information services available over my regular, old phone? Answer:...

    Superstorm Sandy, state by state

    Superstorm Sandy, state by state
    States along the East Coast were pummeled as Superstorm Sandy came crashing ashore. The storm officially made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey Monday night, but it is affecting a much wider area. By early Tuesday, more than 7.5 million...

    Habitat work underway on Pa. State Game Lands

     
    Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...

    #Pa. #Fall #foliage beginning to show

     
    Expect fall foliage in the Southeastern corner of Pennsylvania to be at about 5 percent of its fall-best, according to the state's Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Bureau of Forestry. The Bureau of Forestry issued its first weekly fall...