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  • See: California's state parks now open for virtual hikes

    See: California's state parks now open for virtual hikes
    High-tech mapping unveiled this week allows armchair travelers to virtually hike California's state parks. And some of the images captured over the course of three months are spectacular, especially if you have a nice, big screen. It was a partnership...
  • Time Right For New State Park At Seaside

    Time Right For New State Park At Seaside
    In the 13 years that I have been diligently participating in due process to protect the Seaside Regional Center, a 32-two acre state property on Long Island Sound in Waterford, published commentaries have stubbornly supported the developer's cause,...
  • Autumn shows its true colors in northeastern Pennsylvania

    Autumn shows its true colors in northeastern Pennsylvania
    Fresh air and blue skies are easy tonics for the stressed-out city life. Still, I was in a pretty foul mood when I rolled into Ricketts Glen State Park in this scenic, woodsy corner of northeastern Pennsylvania. Equally distracted by my growling...
  • Wolverine girls' cross-country team blazing a new trail

    Wolverine girls' cross-country team blazing a new trail
    Losing a headline-grabbing superstar to graduation forces a team to regroup and re-tool, but Griswold girls' cross-country coach Mike Flynn said his runners are up to the challenge. "Their attitude is amazing. They've been happy and positive. The...
  • Fall foliage reaches high color in Garrett County

    Fall foliage reaches high color in Garrett County
    We are approaching prime time for viewing fall foliage in the mountains of Western Maryland, according to a report Monday. Much of Garrett County has reached a "high" level of foliage color, according to the Foliage Network, with peak color likely not...
  • Exploring Sarasota

    Exploring Sarasota
    If the graceful aerialists, mighty strongmen and goofy clown humor of the circus puts stars in your eyes, you’ll enjoy Sarasota. John Ringling of Ringling Brothers circus fame not only made a home there but left his imprint on the county known today...
  • Too Quick To Pull Plug On Seaside Development?

    Too Quick To Pull Plug On Seaside Development?
    Has the state solved the Seaside problem, or bungled it again? Seaside, so-called because it was once the Seaside Sanatorium and later the Seaside Regional Center, is an exquisite 32-acre shoreline property in Waterford with two major historic buildings...
  • New Life As Shoreline State Park For Abandoned Seaside Sanatorium

    New Life As Shoreline State Park For Abandoned Seaside Sanatorium
    Back in the 1930s, it was believed that sunshine along with the sea air and soothing waves of Long Island Sound could cure children with bone and glandular tuberculosis. So the state built the Seaside Sanatorium on Magonk Point in Waterford overlooking...
  • To flee the heat, catch the tram and hit the Mt. San Jacinto trail

    To flee the heat, catch the tram and hit the Mt. San Jacinto trail
    People of greater Los Angeles, you can daydream about escaping the heat or you can drive east and do it. Yes, east. About 100 miles east of Los Angeles City Hall you’ll find the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. And at the top of that 10-minute, $23....
  • Former 'Seaside' Sanatorium To Become State Park

    Former 'Seaside' Sanatorium To Become State Park
    A long debate over what the state should do with a 32-acre former tuberculosis sanatorium on the shore of Long Island Sound ended Tuesday with Gov. Dannel Malloy's announcement that the "Seaside" property will become a state park. Malloy said the...
  • Silver Springs marks one-year anniversary as a state park

    Silver Springs marks one-year anniversary as a state park
    OCALA — Silver Springs is celebrating its one-year anniversary as a state park with a series of special events today through the weekend. The state took over the formerly private attraction, known for its venerable glass-bottom boats, a year ago....