| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:50 AM
State Rep. Melissa Ziobron (R-34) recently announced that she is applauding the grant funding awarded to Air Line Trail State Park in the amount of $400,000. The funds awarded will be used toward improvements and a Western Extension of Air Line Trail...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 12:19 PM
HARTFORD (AP) -- The state Bond Commission has approved nearly $10 million for repairs and construction at Hammonasset State Park to build a bathhouse to replace two buildings significantly damaged and demolished following Tropical Storm Irene.
| Jan 30, 2015
| 10:07 AM
As part of a recent study on the future of the abandoned Valley Railroad in Middletown and Haddam, there is a simulation of what the area would look like if a trail replaced the rusting rails. On the upper half of the page is an autumn scene with the...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:11 AM
Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices, check websites for details and restrictions:
AQUATICA: "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starts at $24 when tickets are purchased online. Aquatica "Any Day" passes start at $37 when...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 1:45 PM
NORTH LIBERTY — Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to build Indiana's first new inn at a state park in more than seven decades would bring lodging to one of the state's most popular and moneymaking parks.
State officials are determined to bring an inn to...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 9:10 AM
HARRISBURG — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an order Thursday banning new drilling leases on public land, ending a short-lived effort by his Republican predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:42 PM
HARRISBURG —Gov. Tom Wolf plans to sign an executive order ending a short-lived effort by his predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock buried deep below Pennsylvania's state parks and forests, his office said Wednesday....
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:51 PM
Young anglers will have more pre-season trout fishing opportunities.
Thanks to a new initiative passed during last week's first quarterly meetings of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, children taking part in the Mentored Youth Fishing Days will...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 3:30 PM
— The restoration of a storm-ravaged section of A1A hits a milestone Tuesday, when traffic in both directions shifts to new pavement on the road's west side between Northeast 14th Court and Northeast 16th Street.
That area's new brick paver...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 8:02 PM
The country's national bird, the bald eagle, has seen a resurgence since it was nearly eradicated in the 1960s. The national population has grown from fewer than 500 in 1963 to nearly 10,000. And in 2007 the bird was removed from the Endangered Species...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:46 PM
Every year about this time, Montgomery County firefighter Donny Boyd looks forward to heading to Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis and dipping — no, make that plunging — into the frigid Chesapeake Bay.
"It's invigorating," Boyd said Friday...