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  • STORY: Two Developers Submit Proposal For Former Resort [June 14, 2010]

    When Chester architect William Cowan looks out over the abandoned cabins and empty Olympic-sized swimming pool at the former Sunrise Resort, he sees buildings out of code, tangled overhead electrical wires and architecture that went out of style in the...
  • STORY: After Years Of Neglect By State, Buildings At Resort Will Be Demolished [January 24, 2013]

     At the former Sunrise Resort, in a once grand dining hall on the shores of the Salmon River, a highchair rests on the roof, and patches of moss grow on the shredded wall-to-wall carpet.     The abandoned resort, once a vacation destination for...
  • Intersections: Parked in Deukmejian's paradise

    Intersections: Parked in Deukmejian's paradise
    If you ask Richard Smith how he's doing, you're bound to get the same answer any time of the week. "It's just another day in Paradise," he says with a smile. With a clear view of the starry sky every night, the kind of silence that brings on a healthy...
  • Sunrise Just A Memory: State Demolishes Abandoned Resort

    Sunrise Just A Memory: State Demolishes Abandoned Resort
    The sun has finally set on Sunrise Resort. No matter what you knew the property as -- Ted Hilton's Hideaway, Frank Davis Resort or Sunrise Resort – the next time you visit the 144-acre property tucked into the hills along the Salmon River, it will...
  • List of attraction discounts and attraction directory

    List of attraction discounts and attraction directory
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida Residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...
  • Cool escape to Devil's Millhopper in Gainesville

    Cool escape to Devil's Millhopper in Gainesville
    With Halloween around the corner, it's fitting that this week's destination has a bit of the devil in its history. Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park (floridastateparks.org/devilsmillhopper), just a few miles northwest of Gainesville, is a 120-...
  • Learning of the history of the Henry rifle

    Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center, built on land where the Henry rifle was first manufactured, will hold a seminar on the Henry Longrifle at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11 on its site. Tim Lubenesky of the Jacobsburg Historical Society will share insights...
  • Leisurely escape in Crystal River

    Leisurely escape in Crystal River
    It's easy to remember that Peck's Old Port Cove, an utterly out-of-the-way, old-school fish house on the Gulf of Mexico, is exactly 9.3 miles west of U.S. Highway 19 in Crystal River. All the menu items offer a reminder, with prices that end in 93...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Perry Hall MSSA Monday, Sept. 23: The regular monthly meeting of the Perry Hall chapter of Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Gunpowder Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10067 at 6309 Ebenezer Road. Visitors are welcome....
  • Kunkletown's Husic honored by Northern Michigan U.

    Diane Husic of Kunkletown, the chair of biological sciences at Moravian College and a well known member of the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society, was one of four Northern Michigan University alumni who received awards from the college's Alumni Association...
  • Built in 1865, Jericho bridge in Kingsville to get $2 million overhaul

    Built in 1865, Jericho bridge in Kingsville to get $2 million overhaul
    As a low-slung car traveling about 40 mph clanked and clattered over the worn wooden deck timbers of the Jericho Covered Bridge in Kingsville, Chris Scovill noted wryly about how often the posted speed limit is observed on the structure that connects...