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  • Trexlertown's Velodrome gets set for 40th anniversary

    Trexlertown's Velodrome gets set for 40<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> anniversary
    The Dutch. The Kiwis. The Germans. The Canadians. The Trinis. The Brits. Top international cyclists have already committed to racing in Trexlertown this summer for the 40th anniversary season at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center. And they've...
  • Va. State Parks to mark 150th of Sailor's Creek battle

    Hundreds of re-enactors will help commemorate the Civil War's last major battle this month at Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park. Virginia State Parks has scheduled activities March 28 and 29 at the battlefield east of Farmville....
  • Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion renovation under way

    The remodeling of the interior of the pavilion at the Indiana Dunes State Park is under way. When complete, the first floor will offer a casual dining restaurant, a snack bar and a lifeguard stand while the second floor will be a fine dining restaurant...
  • Big Sur: Where pampering and wilderness meet

    Big Sur: Where pampering and wilderness meet
    "Oh my God, look at that!" My wife, Sara, and I have just driven around one of those hip-hugging turns on Highway 1 in California's Big Sur. They used to make me nervous you know, the fact that there's nothing but a guardrail between you and the death-...
  • McCrory budget 1st test to see if NC lawmakers back reforms

    Recommendations from a government reform study could save $71 million over two years if lawmakers approve them, but they won't really be successful unless the state makes efficiency a permanent objective, Gov. Pat McCrory's budget director said Tuesday....
  • Curtain drops on park's Lincoln drama as organizers eye 2016

    The 2015 installment of the Lincoln State Park's amphitheater's drama about Abraham Lincoln's roots in southern Indiana won't be happening, state officials said. Dan Bortner, director of Indiana State Parks, said the state is still in negotiation with...
  • Sunset Beach Combing At Meigs

    Sunset Beach Combing At Meigs
    Ranger Russ leads a sunset walk along the beach to see what has washed up this winter Saturday, March 14, 6:30 p.m., at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison. Meet at the Meigs Point Nature Center, 1288 Boston Post Road. The program is free. Bring...
  • Inspired By Balto, Bethel Woman Trains Sled Dogs

    Inspired By Balto, Bethel Woman Trains Sled Dogs
    Ever since her mother read her the story of Balto, the Siberian husky who led his team on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome, Alaska — a relay to bring diphtheria antitoxin to the city that is commemorated by the annual Iditarod Trail...
  • NY buys half-acre parcel next to Hudson Walkway state park

    The state has purchased a half-acre parcel next to the Walkway Over the Hudson State Park and will look into potential uses for the site. The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation says it bought the property next to the Poughkeepsie...
  • Lake Louisa State Park sponsors Clermont Draft Legal Challenge

    CLERMONT — More than 500 athletes will descend on Lake Louisa State Park this weekend for the fifth annual Clermont Draft Legal Challenge, which was created by Olympian and Clermont resident Jarrod Shoemaker. Participants hail from 28 states and...
  • Camping at Sebastian Inlet a getaway to recreation, paddle sports, wildlife

    Camping at Sebastian Inlet a getaway to recreation, paddle sports, wildlife
    As winter morphs into spring and snowbirds migrate north, campgrounds around the state start emptying out, providing opportunities for an outdoors escape before the wrenching humidity of summer bakes the landscape. The Sebastian Inlet area has long been...