Deer available

The Deer for Consumption program will once again be provided by the Pennsylvania Game Commission this year.

Any Wyoming County or surrounding area resident may be placed on a list to be contacted by the Pennsylvania Game Commission to provide a family with an unprocessed whitetail deer.

This free service can be arranged by contacting the State Game Warden Vic Rosa at vrosa@pa.gov or 570-675-1143.

Please provide your name, address, phone number, and a meeting location can be set up or the deer can be delivered to a residence.

Orange masks NOT required

There is a false post circulating on social media, featuring the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s name and logo, stating hunters are required to wear fluorescent orange face masks while hunting this year. This is not true.

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is not requiring hunters to wear fluorescent orange face masks while hunting this fall. All fluorescent orange requirements are outlined in the 2020-21 Hunting and Trapping Digest.

Help spread the word to fellow hunters by correcting false posts out there with the correct information. Agency news and updates can always be found on the agency’s official website and verified social media pages.

Got buck?

Did you get a big trophy buck for archery?

Send us your photo and the details by either emailing it to cmcaleer@wcexaminer.com, or dropping off your photo to our office at 16 E. Tioga St. in Tunkhannock.

Blue Star Moms 5K

The Blue Star moms of NEPA will sponsor a 5K race on Saturday, Nov. 7, beginning at the Tunkhannock Little League fields on Sunnyside Road.

Packet pickup, onsite registration, DJ and basket raffle will be from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., with the race starting at 10 a.m.

If you or your company would like to donate a basket for this event, please contact Colleen Ell at 570-240-0855.

All proceeds go toward our active military members and Veterans throughout the year.

TU meeting

Stanley Cooper Sr. Chapter Trout Unlimited will be holding a regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the VFW Anthracite Post, in Kingston at 7:30 p.m.

Election of Board Members will take place at this meeting. Nominations or volunteers for the board will be taken up to the time of the vote.

The featured speaker will be Charles Charlesworth, Northeast PA Fish Commissioner.

Please bring a mask as Social Distancing will be observed.

RailRiders University

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will host a RailRiders U camp for baseball and softball players in November and December at PNC Field.

Spots are limited.

For additional information, please contact Robby Judge at 570-558-4612 or rjudge@swbrailriders.com.

FSC Shoot Invite

The Factoryville Sportsmen’s Club is forming a Skeet League, open to both members and non-members.

A $20 League entry fee covers all skeet league costs for 2020 and $3 a round for members ($4.00/round for non members) per round shot will still be required.

League shoots will be the first and third Sundays of each month (in conjunction with Sporting Clay shoots).

Shotguns of 12, 20, 28, and 410 gauge are welcome, also new shooters as well as veterans are welcome to join the fun.

Sports Shorts items will not be accepted over the telephone. Items may be faxed to 570-836-3378, emailed to cmcaleer@wcexaminer.com, dropped off at the Wyoming County Press Examiner or mailed to Examiner, P.O. Box 59, 16 E, Tioga St., Tunkhannock, PA 18657.

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