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  • Roland V. Danielson, naval architect

    Roland V. Danielson, naval architect
    Roland V. "Danny" Danielson, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. naval architect and avid outdoorsman, died Nov. 17 of renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 92. The son of Swedish and Danish immigrants, Roland Victor Danielson was born...
  • After 50 years, JFK 50-mile race keeps running

    After 50 years, JFK 50-mile race keeps running
    Wherever he has lived, whatever he was doing, Kimball Byron has always been drawn back to his running roots in Western Maryland and a 50-mile race that recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Byron, now 57 and a commercial pilot, followed a family...
  • Whole Foods' John Mackey: Business is 'fundamentally heroic'

    Whole Foods' John Mackey: Business is 'fundamentally heroic'
    Business, says Whole Foods co-Chief Executive John Mackey, has “a horrible reputation.” But instead of being “selfish and greedy and exploitative,” as it’s often portrayed, business is actually “the greatest force for...
  • Kerr, Weitzel and Bertsch-Hokendauqua-Catasauqua Watershed win Friend of the Lehigh River Awards

     
    Wildlands Conservancy has announced the winners of its 2011 Friend of the Lehigh River Awards. They are Tom Kerr, past president of Wildlands Conservancy; Greg Weitzel, Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Allentown; and the Bertsch-...
  • Minor injuries in N.J. bear attack

     
    TRENTON: Two young campers suffered minor injuries early this morning after being attacked by a yearling black bear that entered their campsite in Stokes State Forest in northern Sussex County. The injured campers, an 11-year-old Brooklyn boy and a 12-...
  • Check out Migration Fest at Lehigh Gap Nature Center on Fri., Sat. and Sun.!

     
    Check out the 2011 Migration Fest at Lehigh Gap Nature Center (http://lgnc.org) this weekend. The full schedule is below. Read what naturalist Dan Kunkle, director of the center, has to say about it: , : Seasonal journeys of wildlife have fascinated...
  • Attention hikers: a way to reduce altitude sickness is at hand

     
    The tool to prevent altitude sickness is available over the counter....
  • Hiking the AT as a spiritual experience

     
    There are people living in  small towns along the 2,180-mile-long Appalachian Trail who are known as “Trail Angels” for helping hikers who need food, shelter, medical and, sometimes, spiritual care. Now there's evidence that the experience...
  • #Pa. #Fall #foliage beginning to show

     
    Expect fall foliage in the Southeastern corner of Pennsylvania to be at about 5 percent of its fall-best, according to the state's Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Bureau of Forestry. The Bureau of Forestry issued its first weekly fall...
  • Cyclists: Open Pacific Crest Trail to bikes

     
    Having hiked parts of the Appalachian Trail, I can't even imagine riding a mountain bike on it, but I'm a novice in that type of riding. Plus it's illegal, as the Appalachian Trail Conservancy notes.  It's also been illegal on the Pacific Crest Trail...