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Falls Creek Fire Department prepares to host bear check station


FALLS CREEK – Bear hunting season in Pennsylvania begins soon, and the Falls Creek Fire Department is preparing to host a bear check station for the eighth straight year.

Organizers say that agents from the Pennsylvania Game Commission are scheduled to be checking on harvested bears in Falls Creek this Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 8 pm.

The Falls Creek Fire Department will also be having various activities this weekend and Monday, including a Sunday chicken barbeque, free door prize drawings, a raffle, food, and a patch program for Scouts and anyone under the age of 18.

The bear check station and all the activities will be held at the Falls Creek Fire Department building on First Street.