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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • Winners of annual PAPME writing, photo contests announced

    The Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors announced winners of the group's annual writing and photo contests Wednesday. Cash awards will be presented to the first-place winners at the Pennsylvania Press Conference in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on...
  • Zoo and ArtsQuest partner for new 'Step Outdoors' festival at SteelStacks

    Zoo and ArtsQuest partner for new 'Step Outdoors' festival at SteelStacks
    Get up close and personal with birds, frogs, snakes and a host of other animals during the inaugural Step Outdoors Lehigh Valley festival, May 30-31 at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Presented by Lehigh Valley Zoo and ArtsQuest, the free event will feature...
  • Wheels are turning in the Lehigh Valley despite the cold

    Wheels are turning in the Lehigh Valley despite the cold
    With the high winds of the past few days, only the die-hard cyclists are willing to brave the chill and the gusting force of Mother Nature to get out on the road or trail. High winds present problems not just from an increased effort to maintain speed...
  • Nestle Waters plant part of mecca for high-speed bottling

    Nestle Waters plant part of mecca for high-speed bottling
    The management at Nestle Waters North America preaches safety inside its massive Lehigh County water-bottling plant. Employees are covered head-to-toe in protective gear. It is a manufacturing plant; it's noisy, with many large, moving pieces of...
  • Phil Valentine Is Hiking Appalachian Trail To Send A Message

    Phil Valentine Is Hiking Appalachian Trail To Send A Message
    Phil Valentine, who has overcome both drug addiction and cancer, is planning to hike the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine to spread a message about recovery. Valentine, a Manchester resident who has been executive director of the Hartford-based...
  • Appalachian Trail launches voluntary thru-hiker signup

    Appalachian Trail launches voluntary thru-hiker signup
    The AppalachianTrail 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...
  • Grandmother walks across country for climate awareness

    Grandmother walks across country for climate awareness
    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...
  • State police find body near Appalachian Trail north of Bangor

    State police find body near Appalachian Trail north of Bangor
    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...
  • The Grammys: What your kids (and you) need to hear

    The Grammys: What your kids (and you) need to hear
    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...
  • Homer Glen woman hot on the (Appalachian) Trail

    Homer Glen woman hot on the (Appalachian) Trail
    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...
  • Allentown's Jim Ochse making a big climb in Empire State Building

    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...