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  • Try these great Mid-Atlantic beachers

    It's summer. It's beach season. But where to go for the sun and the sand? Whether you're a newbie in the area or a longtime resident in search of fresh ideas, have a look at the itineraries we've pulled together for various types of beachgoers. Then...
  • Another year brings more closings at Beltzville Lake

    Another year brings more closings at Beltzville Lake
    On a day when temperatures reached the low 80s and the sun danced behind the clouds, Dennis Gilbert couldn't think of a better idea than to bring his grandchildren to Beltzville State Park to take a dip in the lake. But while Gilbert, his 16-year-old...
  • High school fishing partners look forward to Quad State Championship

    High school fishing partners look forward to Quad State Championship
    This time last year, fishing partners Ivan Koretic and Logan Kuhrmann, both of Essex, were preparing for The Bass Federation and Fishing League Worldwide Quad State High School Fishing Championship. This year's version will be significantly different....
  • Florida travel calendar for September

    Florida travel calendar for September
    Check out festivals and events in September across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County Aug. 29-31: Central Florida Film...
  • Beltzville Lake closed to swimming

    The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has closed the beach at Beltzville State Park in Carbon County to swimming today. Conservation staff has again found high bacterial counts in water samples from Monday. As a precaution, the...
  • 5 Peninsula beaches perfect for D.C. daytrippers

    A story on the website of the Washington Post tells readers that there are five beaches they can enjoy without having to brave the dreaded Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. In "Skip the boardwalk, tunnels: 5 Virginia beaches you've never heard of," by Jane...
  • Pork, Peanut and Pine festival returns to Surry

    Pork, Peanut and Pine festival returns to Surry
    Peanuts, barbecue and old-fashioned farm fun are on the ticket for Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20 at Chippokes Plantation State Park. The annual Pork, Peanut and Pine festival returns to the Surry County park with everything reminiscent of small-...
  • Her birthday wish: Helping 30 nonprofits in 30 days

    Her birthday wish: Helping 30 nonprofits in 30 days
    Ashley Turner is spreading a little goodwill for her upcoming 30th birthday. Thirty consecutive days of it, in fact. Every day between now and when she blows out her birthday candles on Aug. 6, Turner will spotlight Broward County nonprofits through...
  • Great places to pitch a tent in Florida

    Great places to pitch a tent in Florida
    Florida possesses an embarrassment of riches in luxury accommodations at resorts and hotels, a huge draw for almost everyone vacationing in the state, whether residents or out-of-staters. But the state also has a wealth of more primitive accommodations:...
  • 10 for the road: Fishing holes

    Top family friendly places to fish, from Takemefishing.org (tinyurl.com/p2nrom7): 1. Lake Berryessa, Pleasure Cove Resort and Marina, Napa Valley, Calif. 2. Bahia Honda State Park, Big Pine Key, Fla. 3. Skyway Fishing Pier State Park, St....
  • South Carolina's Beaufort: Where time slows down but still plenty to do

    BEAUFORT, S.C. If you are looking for a quiet spot to spend time as a family, where time seems to slow down but there is still plenty to do when you are feeling active, take a gander at Beaufort. This sleepy town is so picturesque that Hollywood has...