| Mar 9, 2015
| 6:38 AM
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy has launched a voluntary registration system for people attempting to hike the entire trail.
The conservancy says the goal is to protect the 2,185-mile-long trail from overcrowding. Overcrowding can result in trampled...
| Mar 4, 2015
To raise awareness about climate change, Wellington resident Kathe Thompson walked for eight months across 3,000 miles, from Los Angeles to Washington D.C., with the Great March for Climate Action.
And that was only the beginning.
"I didn't get...
| Feb 25, 2015
States of emergencies have already been declared and schools have already been closed ahead of wintry weather mix that is expected to continue to batter a wide swath of the country on Wednesday.
A low pressure system off the southeastern U.S. coastline...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 8:35 PM
State police who searched the area of the Appalachian Trail about 4 miles north of Bangor on Tuesday night found a body, according to police radio reports.
The search, which began about 6:45 p.m., focused on the area of Fox Gap Road and Valley View...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 10:07 AM
Driving into Pigeon Forge, Tenn., on the main road called the Parkway, the sheer number of attractions that can entertain a family is mind-boggling. As far as the eye can see, there are diversions beckoning you and your kids to stop and give them a try....
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:15 AM
You probably can't name any Grammy winners for best children's album — although you might guess a few if you go for the obvious. Disney movie soundtracks? Check. Elmo and Sesame Street? Check. In the '90s and early '00s, both of those ubiquitous...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:57 PM
Terry Cunningham doesn't remember exactly when or why she and her daughter Megan began talking about hiking the Appalachian Trail.
The Homer Glen woman's best guess was that the family — husband Lee and daughters Megan, 29, Melissa, 28, and...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 4:23 PM
Jim Ochse says this is the last time he's going to do it.
The two-time winner of the Empire State Building Run-Up is calling it quits in what amounts to one of the most extreme stair-climber challenges in the world.
The Allentown resident won the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:16 AM
Much like the genesis of his band’s debut album, a conversation with Kids vocalist and bassist Joshua Diaz is a series of twists and turns, paths he’s been down before, and unfamiliar ones that come with the territory of publicizing a new...
| Jan 20, 2015
This coming Sunday marks the final week before the Super Bowl, but whether you're a fan of the New England Patriots or the Seattle Seahawks, if you're a hunter in Pennsylvania, your thoughts might be focused on Harrisburg and not the big football game....
| Jan 17, 2015
| 8:19 PM
People venturing on state game lands to hike or ride a bicycle, horse or snowmobile would need to buy a hunting license or obtain a free permit, according to a proposal before the board of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
The proposal differs from a...