| May 4, 2013
All that's really required for a day at the beach is a stretch of sand and surf, but there's enough of those raw materials in Florida to enjoy an experience beyond that.
For history buffs, there are beaches in the shadows of Spanish forts and Victorian-...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:29 PM
The 10th annual Coleman Station Bluegrass Festival, 1144 Coleman Station Road, Friedens, July 26-27, in Friedens. Bluegrass music at its finest featuring national touring and regional bands. Friday’s entertainment is 4 to 10 p.m....
| Aug 13, 2013
Girls like guns, too, and there's a call out in the Lehigh Valley for a new women's group dedicated to the shooting sports.
A Girl and A Gun is the name of a nationwide shooting sports initiative that has made its way to Allentown.
The two-year-old A...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:26 AM
PETOSKEY -- Libraries have served as anchors for many communities, giving members of the public a chance to interact as they seek out reading materials.
A movement emerging in the past few years is showing that libraries need not be full-size buildings...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Lynne Kylish has struck gold.
Not literally, but Kylish, the mom of three from New Jersey, thinks her family found vacation nirvana at the Whiteface Lodge (http://www.thewhitefacelodge.com) in Lake Placid, N.Y., (http://www.lakeplacid.com). And for a...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Berlin July Fourth Celebration starts at 11 a.m. July 4 at Berlin Community Grove. Chicken barbecue, car show, DJ, horseshoe tournament, bluegrass and gospel music, fireworks and more. 814-267-4811.
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:47 AM
GLEN ARBOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year- boy who was canoeing with his father in northern Lake Michigan died after the vessel overturned in the chilly waters.
WDIV-TV says the Leelanau County sheriff's department reports the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 3:43 AM
EAST JORDAN -- A multitude of classic boats, cars, tractors and travel trailers will be on display during the South Arm Classics festival 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, in East Jordan.
The vehicles will be parked downtown and the boats will be located...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:09 AM
BOYNE CITY -- As boats approach Boyne City on Lake Charlevoix, they may be required to slow down sooner if a new state ordinance is passed.
At a public hearing on Tuesday, Sgt. Thomas Wanless, of the Department of Natural Resources, explained the details...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:06 AM
BOYNE CITY -- Speed, excitement and fun returns to Northern Michigan for the 10th annual Boyne Thunder Poker Run Friday-Saturday, July 12-13 in Boyne City. The event is expected to attract between 80 and 85 high performance boats.
The boating event is...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:11 AM
A 12-year-old boy died after a canoe capsized in a northwest suburban retention pond Monday evening, authorities said.
Two teenagers were rescued from the Harvard pond after the boat tipped, but the 12-year-old was located by a dive team and...