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  • Sunrise Just A Memory: State Demolishes Abandoned Resort

    Sunrise Just A Memory: State Demolishes Abandoned Resort
    The sun has finally set on Sunrise Resort. No matter what you knew the property as -- Ted Hilton's Hideaway, Frank Davis Resort or Sunrise Resort – the next time you visit the 144-acre property tucked into the hills along the Salmon River, it will...
  • Fun facts about coupons

    Fun facts about coupons
    September is National Coupon Month and I'm in to celebrate those slick little slips eight days a week. Laugh if you want, but I see coupons for exactly what they are: free money. I'm not the only bargainista who sees it that way. Scissor-wielding...
  • Where Can Connecticut's Unregistered ATVs Be Driven?

    Where Can Connecticut's Unregistered ATVs Be Driven?
    By some estimates, there are more than 60,000 unregistered all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes in Connecticut. There are also very few places where you can legally ride them. The result is a long-running guerrilla campaign of "rogue" riders taking to...
  • Outdoors: Boatless anglers can always rent

    Every outdoorsman loves spending time on the water, but not everyone owns a boat. That’s not a problem if you don’t mind spending a little money to rent one. Boat rentals aren’t as prominent as they were years ago when I was boat-...
  • Leo Carrillo State Park to celebrate historical ties to Hollywood

    Leo Carrillo State Park to celebrate historical ties to Hollywood
    The park is named after the late actor and conservationist Leo Carrillo, who played the comic sidekick Pancho in the 1950s Western TV series "The Cisco Kid." Located along Pacific Coast Highway near the Los Angeles-Ventura County line, it has doubled...
  • Kunkletown's Husic honored by Northern Michigan U.

    Diane Husic of Kunkletown, the chair of biological sciences at Moravian College and a well known member of the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society, was one of four Northern Michigan University alumni who received awards from the college's Alumni Association...
  • Built in 1865, Jericho bridge in Kingsville to get $2 million overhaul

    Built in 1865, Jericho bridge in Kingsville to get $2 million overhaul
    As a low-slung car traveling about 40 mph clanked and clattered over the worn wooden deck timbers of the Jericho Covered Bridge in Kingsville, Chris Scovill noted wryly about how often the posted speed limit is observed on the structure that connects...
  • DNR's Park Quest brings out the best of the outdoors

    Susquehanna State Park was a muddy mess. A heavy thunderstorm had brought a downpour to its trails, and Richard Smith had not brought the right pair of shoes for such a hike. It didn't help that it was still raining, if only lightly. The shoes he had...
  • A short getaway can magically rid life of stress

    “The doctor will see you now.” “Hello, Mr. Stevens, how are we feeling today?” “Oh, hey Doc. I’m doing OK, I guess.” “Why are you here today? Back acting up? Gout? Acid reflux causing discomfort?”...
  • 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. 30-Sept. 1: Central Florida...
  • Running wild

    Running wild
    If you enjoy running, fresh air and being outdoors — and aren't a slave to crossing a finish line at a specified time — then trail running may be for you. The Down2Earth Trail Run series will continue at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Amelia...