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  • Although The Existence Of Pirate Treasure Is Questionable, Rocky Hill's Bulkley Park Is A Jewel

    It's a pretty good bet if you are searching for Captain Kidd's pirate treasure, you will find a reference to it in the histories of towns along the shores of Long Island Sound and up the Connecticut River. There's the cursed Charles Island off the...
  • West Virginia's Greenbrier River Trail great for bikers, hikers

    West Virginia's Greenbrier River Trail great for bikers, hikers
    CASS, W. Va. — The Greenbrier River Trail is a gem. It stretches 78 miles through a picturesque and surprisingly wild valley, next to a pretty stream, through forests and past open fields in the Allegheny Mountains of east-central West Virginia....
  • Laurel Fork wilderness in West Virginia a remote bit of almost heaven

    WYMER, W.Va. - The Laurel Fork Wilderness is more than a little out of the way. The 12,052-acre tract lies 17 miles southeast of Elkins, tucked between long narrow ridges in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains. The two-tract wilderness is in one of the...
  • Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia

    Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia
    CASS, W.Va. — The Cass Scenic Railroad is a hard-working, up-the-mountain tourist rail line. It's a slow 7 miles per hour on the steam-powered trains up Cheat Mountain to Whittaker Station and upward to Bald Knob on Back Allegheny Mountain. That's...
  • Summer's running out

    Summer's running out
    Time stands still for no one. Before long, we'll be shopping for fall fashions and school supplies. But there's time for a late-summer escape. We've come up with four destinations that, while you might never have heard of them, are engaging and...
  • Lehigh vows it's not satisfied with just one NCAA tournament upset

    C.J. McCollum was 5-foot-6 and overweight. Not exactly what Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams and Tom Izzo are looking for in a prospect. But that's the beauty of sports in general and college basketball in particular. An athlete who doesn't fit the...
  • Great Discoveries For Hikers At George Dudley Seymour State Park

    Great Discoveries For Hikers At George Dudley Seymour State Park
    I spent much of my youth exploring the wilds of East Hampton's Hurd State Park. I tossed stones down the seemingly bottomless chasm of Split Rock, listening for their landings. We picnicked in a glade above Carlson Pond, scaled White Mountain and walked...
  • Finding A Stunning View Of The Connecticut River From The Top Of Hubbard Brook Preserve

    Finding A Stunning View Of The Connecticut River From The Top Of Hubbard Brook Preserve
    The original plan was to walk along the banks of the Connecticut River on the abandoned Valley Railroad in Middletown and search for bald eagles. I had visions of an eagle perched high on a dead tree or picking at a fish along the icy river, but all I...
  • Visit a museum for free Saturday

     
    If you want to introduce a child to a museum, there is no better day than Saturday - Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live when many museum open their doors for free to those with a downloadable ticket. Nine museums in the Lehigh Valley are...
  • SteelStack's "Bethlehem: The Christmas City" now available on DVD

     
    When the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem opened, ArtsQuest turned to the Lehigh Valley's own Lou Reda Productions in Easton to produce a documentary that showcases the site's historic and cultural significance. Now you can own a copy of......