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  • Wind Gap couple has tales to tell from completion of Appalachian Trail hike.

    Even though they saw flying squirrels in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee, and moose in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, traversing the entire length of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail — the A.T. — proved...
  • Jesse Saperstein shares successes for becoming fearless with Asperger's syndrome

    Jesse Saperstein's life can be divided into two parts. In his youth, he blurted out inappropriate comments, he had outbursts of anger and struggled terribly with new situations. He didn't see a future for himself. But in the second half of his life as...
  • Hiking the Appalachian Trail through Lehigh Valley region

    Hiking the Appalachian Trail through Lehigh Valley region
    Leaving the security of home for the unpredictability of the outdoors isn't for everyone. But for those who love nature, the Appalachian Trail — showcasing breathtaking scenery from Georgia to Maine —is a "must do." Known as the "AT" and...
  • Three places to fall for West Virginia

    Three places to fall for West Virginia
    For much of the year, West Virginia lives up to its "almost heaven" moniker, serving up its beauty on meandering country roads, through rocky rivers and over high mountain peaks. But it's never closer to heaven than in the fall, when its sugar maples...
  • Love Story: Rescuers Find Love Caring For Stranded Whale

    Love Story: Rescuers Find Love Caring For Stranded Whale
    Erika Stuebing was scheduled to put a deposit on a house in Atlanta when her boss told her she was flying to Alaska that afternoon to help rescue a day-old beluga whale that had beached itself. The senior biologist at the Georgia Aquarium landed in Seward...
  • 'America's Great Hiking Trails' is a beautiful book with great tips

    'America's Great Hiking Trails' is a beautiful book with great tips
    "America's Great Hiking Trails" Rizzoli, $50 What makes a hiking trail "great?" What makes it iconic? Author Karen Berger explores America's great hiking trails in this photo-rich coffee-table book. The United States has 11 national scenic trails that...
  • Manchester Boy Scout Finishes His Appalachian Trail Challenge

    Manchester Boy Scout Finishes His Appalachian Trail Challenge
    Manchester Boy Scout Jonathan Maidment has finished his dream of hiking the Appalachian Trail, raising more than $32,000 for charity in the process. Maidment, 19, of Bolton is a member of Manchester Boy Scout Troop 25. He hiked the trail to complete one...
  • Hunting, trapping take precedence on Pa. state game lands

    Alleged Pa. State Trooper killer Eric Frein is still on the loose in the Poconos, keeping hunters and trappers out of certain portions of Pennsylvania State Game Lands 180, 183 and 221 in Price, Barrett, Paradise, Porter, Lehman, and Green townships, as...
  • Lehigh Gap Nature Center receives an award

    Lehigh Gap Nature Center receives an award
    Dan Kunkle's work at Lehigh Nature Gap Center has been legendary. Through fundraising and grant writing, Kunkle has helped restore a Superfund site, the damaged area on the western side of the Lehigh River across from the old Palmerton zinc company....
  • In This Episode of 'Downstate Abbey' Lord Foley Reconsiders

    In This Episode of 'Downstate Abbey' Lord Foley Reconsiders
    In this week's episode of "Downstate Abbey," Lord Foley, Earl of Greenwich, has been forced by his political rival, Dan Malloy, to take a position that puts him at odds with one of his main political supporters, the Connecticut Citizens Defense League....
  • Like Tammy Wynette, another political wife stands by her man

    In the political strategy books, this rule might be filed under T. As in Tammy. As in Wynette, to the tune of “Stand By Your Man.” Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister, who last received national note when video surfaced of him kissing an...