Friday Jul 11
Summer Day Getaway: Explore Exotic Critters at the Reptiland
Fifty years might not be a long time for an animal like the giant tortoise, but Clyde Peeling says "it's amazing how fast the time has passed" since he opened Reptiland.
The News Item
Reptiland grows from childhood fascination to a nationally accredited facility
What began as a hobby of collecting garter snakes in a backyard has grown into running a nationally-recognized compound housing more than 40 species of reptiles and amphibians.
The Jersey Journal
Former Hamilton director serving remainder of money laundering prison term in home confinement
HAMILTON -- Robert Warney, a former township director who laundered money for former Mayor John Bencivengo, is serving the remaining two months of his federal prison sentence in home confinement According to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, Warney transferred home Wednesday from a federal correctional institute in Minersville, Pa., spokesman Chris Burke ... (more)
Federal death row inmate's fate lies in Philadelphia judge's hands
THE FATE of a federal death-row inmate, who strangled his cellmate in a central Pennsylvanian penitentiary 18 years ago and who has made national headlines, is now in the hands of a federal judge in Philadelphia.
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium welcomes its first-ever visit by Galapagos tortoises
Melinda Boling's second-grade class at Burgettstown Elementary is wrapping up a unit on animals -- complete with a book about a tortoise who helped a hippo learn to eat.