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  • Lehigh Valley health events include Winter Family Stomp, eagle watch

    Lehigh Valley health events include Winter Family Stomp, eagle watch
    WINTER FAMILY STOMP 1 Take a family hike 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Delaware Canal State Park's Giving Pond Recreational Area and learn about winter's impact on wildlife. Join park educator and Appalachian Mountain Club leader Ian Kindle for a fun...
  • Woman's body found in submerged vehicle near Blue Spring State Park

    Woman's body found in submerged vehicle near Blue Spring State Park
    A Daytona Beach woman found dead in a car submerged near Blue Spring State Park Wednesday had been depressed, police said. Kathy Hilbert, 57, was reported missing on Tuesday. Her 37-year-old son told Daytona Beach Police that his mother, a recovering...
  • Uniworld adds six new European river cruise itineraries for 2015

    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: Uniworld has six new European river cruise itineraries for 2015, including an eight-day Holland & Belgium at Tulip Time itinerary that's...
  • Hearst Castle, many California state parks shut because of rainstorms

    Hearst Castle, Angel Island State Park in San Francisco Bay and more than a dozen other state parks have closed Thursday because of a powerful storm hitting California. If you're planning to visiting state parks Thursday, Friday and through the weekend,...
  • Congress approves Harriet Tubman national parks

    Congress approves Harriet Tubman national parks
    The Senate passed legislation Friday creating a national park on the Eastern Shore honoring Harriet Tubman, the famed "conductor" of the Underground Railroad who helped slaves flee to freedom before the Civil War. The measure now goes to President...
  • State Holds Hearing On Seaside State Park Plans

    State Holds Hearing On Seaside State Park Plans
    WATERFORD — Barry Gorfain, an avid kayaker and hiker, has a vision for Seaside State Park. The Niantic resident would like to see a launching area allowing direct access to Long Island Sound for kayakers and canoeists — a rarity in the state....
  • Tern released back into the wild

    Tern released back into the wild
    Flying south for the winter took on a new meaning as a tern from New York boarded a Delta flight to South Florida in November. After a few weeks being cared for at the South Florida Wildlife Center in Fort Lauderdale, the tern was recently released into...
  • Waves spill over wall on A1A

    Waves spill over wall on A1A
    A combination of the almost full moon, seasonal high tide and strong winds brought waves over a temporary barrier that was supposed to protect a storm-battered stretch of A1A under construction. Officials have been watching water levels since October,...
  • Where to see 'snow' in Florida for the holidays

    Where to see 'snow' in Florida for the holidays
    In Florida, dreaming of a white Christmas is little more than wishful thinking. The weather warrants shorts and flip-flops for the majority of the winter season, so the odds of it actually snowing here this year are slim to none. Native Floridians...
  • Recent Iran airstrikes in Iraq help drive Islamic State from 2 towns

    Recent Iran airstrikes in Iraq help drive Islamic State from 2 towns
    Iranian warplanes have launched several airstrikes in recent days against Islamic State militants in eastern Iraq, U.S. and Iranian officials said Tuesday, the latest sign that America's longtime adversary is conducting a parallel but largely...
  • Decorations celebrate Gillette Castle's centennial

    Decorations celebrate Gillette Castle's centennial
    Christmas has historically been an exciting time at Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam. It has become tradition to decorate the interior of the 24-room mansion from top to bottom to reflect the holiday spirit. However, this year is a particularly...