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  • Lehigh Valley health events include Winter Family Stomp, eagle watch

    Lehigh Valley health events include Winter Family Stomp, eagle watch
    WINTER FAMILY STOMP 1 Take a family hike 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Delaware Canal State Park's Giving Pond Recreational Area and learn about winter's impact on wildlife. Join park educator and Appalachian Mountain Club leader Ian Kindle for a fun...
  • Take holiday visitors along to sites of history, beauty

    If you've lived in these parts for any length of time, you know that sooner rather than later, company will be coming, often around the winter holidays. From Maine to Minnesota, Wisconsin to West Virginia, the folks Up North love to book a visit at Chez...
  • Less work planned on A1A during holidays

    Less work planned on A1A during holidays
    The A1A work zone north of Sunrise Boulevard will be a little quieter over the next two weeks because of the holidays. Drivers can still expect to see construction although on a more limited schedule. Crews will work only on the new decorative wave...
  • Events to commemorate Dade Massacre anniversary

    Events to commemorate Dade Massacre anniversary
    The Dade Battlefield Society and the Florida Park Service will commemorate the 179th anniversary of the Dade Massacre that sparked the start of the Second Seminole Indian War on Jan. 3 and 4 at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park in Sumter County....
  • State parks call for hiking on Jan. 1

    State parks call for hiking on Jan. 1
    America's state parks are encouraging individuals and families to take a First Day Hike on New Year's Day to get familiar with the year-round outdoor resources close to home. The first of these hiking days was organized more than 20 years ago at Blue...
  • New Deal Landmarks reshaped Hampton Roads

    New Deal Landmarks reshaped Hampton Roads
    Seventy-five years after the New Deal began to wind down, many of the public works projects the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration brought to Depression-era Hampton Roads through such programs as the Works Progress Administration and Civilian...
  • California State Park offers four annual passes for 2015

    California State Park offers four annual passes for 2015
    The good news: You have a choice of four different 2015 annual passes for California State Parks. The not-so-good news: Even the most expensive pass at $195 won't give you free access to all of the 280 sites managed by the California Department of Parks...
  • Celebrate manatees in January

    Celebrate manatees in January
    It's prime time for manatees in Florida. In January, two festivals celebrate the annual migration of hundreds of the gentle, plant-eating marine mammals to warm, spring-fed waters in Florida. On Jan. 17 and 18, the 28th Annual Florida Manatee Festival...
  • Bald Eagle Watch, Wilderness Weekend and other Midwest travel events

    Bald Eagle Watch, Wilderness Weekend and other Midwest travel events
    Illinois Jan. 17-18: Quincy Bald Eagle Watch. There will be outdoor viewing at Lock & Dam 21 and indoor exhibits and activities at the Oakley Lindsay Civic Center. 217-228-0890, tinyurl.com/n6mmlhn. Miles from Chicago: 310 Jan. 17-18: Winter...
  • Following The Mysterious 'Leatherman' To His 'Cave' In Watertown

    Following The Mysterious 'Leatherman' To His 'Cave' In Watertown
    Shortly after I posted some photos of my trip to the "Leatherman Cave" in Watertown, I received a message from a high school classmate. "My great grandmother, who was born in 1871, grew up on Bridge Street in Middletown right by the railroad tracks,"...
  • Music flavors Stephen Foster State Park

    Music flavors Stephen Foster State Park
    There's typically music in the background on my visits to the Suwannee River, a North Florida destination tied in my memory to music festivals at Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. So it was refreshing to bask in the quiet along the riverbank on...