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Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - March 30, 2015, Bedford, Pennsylvania Will Sturgeon return to Lake Erie by ism Henry and John Hayes the Toledo Blade and Pittsburgh Post Gazette i Pittsburgh apr on it a june morning in 2009, Fiah ing for yellow Perch aboard i the Edward John head boat off Northwestern Pennsylvania a Presque Isle Dick Brozell of Mckean county set the Hook on a throwback to a prehistoric Era. After a ferocious 20-minute fight he landed what looked like a monster. A the thought he was stuck on the Bottom a said John Nekoloff the Edward Johns owner and Captain. A a it a unusual to hear of anyone catching a Lake Sturgeon in the Lake. He took the Hook out had a picture taken and immediately dropped it Back into the once the biggest predator in the great lakes the Lake Sturgeon was driven to the Brink of extinction. An Effort is underway to make the endangered fish a More familiar sight in Lake Erie. The Pennsylvania fish and boat commission is participating in a multistage and Federal Effort to re establish Sturgeon spawning habitat. Since 2003, the Federal government has spent $10 million to create six Sturgeon spawning Sites in the Detroit and St. Clair Rivers and two More Are planned. The . Fish and wildlife service has taken the Lead with help from the Ohio department of natural resources Toledo zoo and nonprofit conservation organization Lake Erie water keeper. In 2014, the fish and boat commission assisted by attempting to trap live release samples of Lake Sturgeon near the Mouths of Wal nut Creek and sixteen mile Creek in Erie county. Plans were to tag the fish and track migration patterns Between Lake Erie s two Sturgeon population centers on the Western and Eastern sides of the Lake. A we did no to find any a said fish and boats Mark Haf Fley. A we picked streams where there have been reports that Lake sturgeons were caught and historical reports. Its not a High population. They re highly occasional sightings in Pennsylvania Waters and incidental Angler catches a most recently off the Marina at North East a Are puzzling or. Halley said. A in 1997, several dead Sturgeon washed up near then Tomile Creek a he said. A the biggest was almost 7 Lake Sturgeon have been on Earth no fewer than 150 million years coexisting with dinosaurs for at least 85 million years. Native to Northern latitudes including the Allegheny and Ohio Rivers they can reach 8 feet in length and Are believed to five up to 150 years. Twenty seven species of Sturgeon exist worldwide. Thrupp live in Pennsylvania the threatened Atlantic Sturgeon and the endangered Short nose and Lake Sturgeon one of Only three species that spends its entire life in fresh water. The Lake Sturgeon is Cousin to the european or Beluga Sturgeon producer of the finest caviar. With a body armoured in rows of thick plates instead of Scales All Sturgeon carry a certain primitive mystique. Lake Sturgeon have an Eye catching snout sensitive a a whiskers under the Chin police a juvenile was in Possession of drug paraphernalia at Tussey Mountain High school. State police said a juvenile had drug paraphernalia and other prohibited items in his Possession while on school property at 4 30 . On feb. 24. The juvenile is being charged through Bedford county juvenile probation state police said. A retail theft occurred at the Dollar general in Londonderry township according to a state police report. The incident occurred at 1 46 . Jan. 23. Anyone with information should Contact state police. An incident of cruelty to animals occurred March 26. State police Are investigating the incident that occurred along giants Road in Bedford township at 11 42 . Anyone with information about this incident is asked to Contact state police. Someone stole Mustang parts from an outhouse in Pavia township. According to state police the incident occurred As Nell is Luther Corle of Pavia noticed that someone was walking around his neighbors residence on March 15 around to . On March 16, Corle woke up and noticed that his outhouse door was open. He went to look in the outhouse and noticed that the and a retractable Mouth that can hang like a nose from the underside of its head. A despite its size it is classified As a filter feeder a said ism Hayes an aquarist with the Pittsburgh zoo amp pig aquarium which exhibits a 3-foot Lake Sturgeon. A when you watch them eat they throw out the proboscis or nose which looks like a Mouth turned inside out and suck the food in. They re always feeding off the Chris Vandergoot supervisor of the Sandusky fisheries research station operated by the Ohio department of natural resources said Lake Erie was once a the epicentre of Lake the great lakes regions biggest Sturgeon stronghold a a population estimated at 60,000 a lives in Wisconsin a Lake Winnebago and two tributaries. Lake Sturgeon nearly went extinct because of dam construction and overfishing by commercial and sport anglers. They have become a Symbol of improving water Quality and wildlife recovery efforts in the great lakes Region. Plans Are underway for Toledo Ohio to follow Detroit As an industrialized City where Lake Sturgeon can successfully spawn again in Waters with murky reputations. So far the project has successfully re established Sturgeon in the Detroit River the 24-mile waterway flowing from Lake St. Clair into Lake Erie. Some 330,000 to 1.1 million Lake Sturgeon Are believed to have inhabited Lake Erie in the 1800s. Lake Erie Sturgeon eggs were sold to Europe where they were re labelled and sold Back to the United Mustang parts he stored in the building were missing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to Contact state police. Police Are investigating a theft at the Dollar general in Londonderry township. The incident occurred at 11 30 a in. Feb. 22, according to state police. Anyone with information should Contact state police. Someone struck a Fence in a crash on saturday according to state police. The crash occurred at 1 50 . On heritage Road in King township. An unidentified Driver in an unknown vehicle was Nego states As pricey a russian caviar a according to Wisconsin sea Grant. One caviar processing Plant was located near today a Ranger station at Presque Isle state Park. But the commercial fishing Industry saw the fish As less of a commodity than a nuisance a the enormous strength and thrashing weight of Lake sturgeons Tore apart fishing nets. Efforts to eradicate them began in the 1800s. Sturgeons were used As fuel for great lakes steamships or just discarded la this Day anglers refer to one part of Presque Isle Bay As the a stink pit a where Sturgeon were once dumped to rot. The construction of dams on most great lakes tributaries which blocked fish from spawning contributed to the sturgeons demise. In most cases the Effort to re establish Lake Sturgeon has tugboats barges and cranes dumping rocks and boulders into place to create spawning habitat. Scientists believe that will give Sturgeon eggs shelter and slow the currents just enough for males and females to spawn. When they re not spawning Lake Sturgeon want to be in Swift moving currents said Bruce Manny a retired . Geological Survey biologist associated with that Agency a great lakes science Center in Ann Arbor Mich. Voracious Bottom feeders the Sturgeon is one of a few aquatic predators that targets invasive Zebra mussels and round gobies. Since hitchhiking to the great lakes in the Bilges of Ocean going ships they have expanded virtually unchecked and Are considered a major threat to Waterways including Lake Erie. Tilting a left curve in the Roadway when it went off the Roadway striking a Fence state police said. State police Are investigating a theft that occurred at Wal Mart in Snake Spring township. According to a police report the incident occurred at 7 16 . Feb. 21. Anyone with information should Contact state police. Police Are investigating a reported Case of identity theft in new Paris. According to state police Derek a. Pope 23, of new Paris reported someone had opened a fraudulent account using his personal information on feb. 28. Off duty officer shot and killed inside his Home Glenolden a. Apr an off duty police officer Yas shot and killed saturday inside his Philadel Jethia area Home police untold. They said no one was shaken into custody but a they were not searching for suspect. Pc Darby township police said officers responding to a Call of a shooting around 4 30 . Found the officer in an upstairs bedroom with a single gunshot wound to his Chest. He was pronounced dead at Penn presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia. The name of the officer was not immediately released pending notification of his family. The 26-year-old officer had worked part time for the Darby Borough police department for four years. Darby township police chief Len Mcdevitt or. Said a woman was in the Home at the time of the shooting. He declined to describe the shooting As a Domestic incident saying he did not have All the facts. Police had conducted preliminary interviews by saturday night and were executing a search warrant at the Home. Cookie monster thief takes girl scout Cash Box la Rochester . Apr a thief in new Hampshire apparently had a craving for Cash not cookies. Rochester police say they Are looking for a Man who stole a Cash Box from girl scouts Selling cookies outside a local drug store. Police say the theft occurred saturday evening during a cookie sales event outside Walgreen son South main Street. Amur to reports that a Man wearing a Black Winter hat and new England patriots jacket swiped the Cash Box and dashed into a car with new Jersey License plates and two other people inside. Police say its unclear How much Money was stolen. State briefs map photo this Aerial image made from a video provided by Nucio shows the scene of a Small plane crash in Chester county near the Brandywine Airport. Two dead after plane crashes West Chester a. Apr a Small plane crash near a Southeastern Pennsylvania Airport sunday took the lives of the Only two people aboard the aircraft authorities said. Emergency officials said the crash was reported just after 1 30 . Near Brandywine Airport located about 20 Miles West of Philadelphia. The Federal aviation administration said the Piper pa28 took off from the Airport and went Down about two Miles away then burst into flames. It appeared the Pilot lost control of the plane before it went Down in a Field in West Goshen officials said. Brandywine Airport officials declined comment on the crash citing the ongoing investigation. A there were two lives lost our hearts go out to the families a said Jeff Suveg the airports assistant manager. The crash site was close to two residences and Harrison Hills apartments a new senior citizen Complex the Philadelphia inquirer reported. A nearby resident told the newspaper he saw smoke and fire but heard nothing. Frank Kraus a resident at the apartment Complex said he heard a a big bang and was concerned with How close the plane came to the apartments. A very close a thank god for the Pilot but then the Pilot and his passenger did no to make it a Kraus told the paper. A a it a the Faa will investigate the cause of the crash. Train hits pickup Man injured Bainbridge a. Apr authorities say an elderly Man was critically injured when his pickup truck was hit by a train in Central Pennsylvania. Police in Lancaster county said the Driver apparently stopped on the tracks in Conroy township in the path of the train shortly before 1 30 . Friday. Township supervisor Stephen Mohr said 85-year-om Clark Arnold of Marietta was leaving the Koser a. Boat launch area when a Norfolk Southern train towing 99 empty cars hit his truck. Capt. Leonard Crater of Bainbridge fire department said the victim apparently a got a Little too close to the tracks and was unaware of the train coming a he said onlookers did no to believe he was a trying to beat the homicide charge dropped Pittsburgh apr prosecutors in Western Pennsylvania have withdrawn a criminal homicide charge against a woman accused of having asked a co worker to beat up a former Lover who was later shot to death. Thirty year old Jamie Parker of Wilkinsburg was charged last month in Allegheny county in the oct. 14 slaying of 44-year-old Leonard Butler. Authorities alleged that she was angry after learning that Butler had been released from jail without telling her and after finding another woman at his Home. Prosecutors withdrew the homicide charge Friday Over what a spokesman called a evidentiary Parker remains charged with conspiring to commit robbery. Two men face charges in the homicide. Defense attorney Blaine Jones said Parker was Happy about the decision because she cared for Butler and was a a distraught Over what happened to him. Considering rolling your 401k/Ira? confused about who what when where Why never mistake activity for achievement. You can Benefit from our 29 years of investment experience Dearment financial services Donald w Dearment a Dame w Dearment. 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