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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • '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....
  • 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...
  • 525 acres slated to go to park service

    The National Park Service is close to acquiring 525 acres of scenic land facing the Delaware River and Appalachian Trail in Monroe County. The Smithfield Township property, originally part of the Shawnee Valley Planned Residential Development,...
  • Drones banned over Appalachian Trail, other National Park Service lands

    Drones banned over Appalachian Trail, other National Park Service lands
    If you find the idea of unmanned drones buzzing around in the skies above you just a bit unsettling, well, the National Park Service is with you on that. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail has put hikers and hobbyists on notice that drones will not...
  • Allen grad's role in 'Let's Be Cops' one of many in rising career

    Allentown native Fred Galle is a busy man. With roles in more than a half-dozen new films, including the now-playing "Let's Be Cops," the actor never seems to stop working. "If a movie was shot on the East Coast, I'm probably in it," Galle says. He's...
  • Kid critics weigh in on favorite summer reads

    Kid critics weigh in on favorite summer reads
    Summer is a quintessential time for reading. For kids, it entertains and inspires, nurtures imagination and creativity, and helps bridge the gap between school years. It's probably a safe bet that Printers Row Journal readers well remember childhood...
  • Meet the Okee Dokee Brothers at Musikfest

    Meet the Okee Dokee Brothers at Musikfest
    Minnesota-based Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing grew up together exploring the outdoors in the Midwest.The duo played in a bluegrass band before switching to family music as The Okee Dokee Brothers. In 2011, they took a month-long canoe trip on the...
  • Years after Fort Ritchie opened for redevelopment, base remains shuttered

    Years after Fort Ritchie opened for redevelopment, base remains shuttered
    The redevelopment of a former Army post in the Blue Ridge Mountains might not appear to have much in common with the renovation of the historic Hippodrome Theatre on Baltimore's west side. Spanning roughly 600 acres in Western Maryland's Washington...