>>State Officials Ask Boat Owners To Prepare Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend
(Harrisburg, PA) - The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is asking boat owners to prepare their vessels ahead of Memorial Day weekend. Officials say unpowered boats should have launch permits and powerboats need to be registered. It's also recommended that boaters take a safety course either online or in-person. There are 86-thousand miles of rivers and streams in Pennsylvania, as well as 25-hundred lakes.