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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • Zachary M. 'Zach' Lederer, inspiration to cancer patients, dies at 20

    Zachary M. 'Zach' Lederer, inspiration to cancer patients, dies at 20
    Zachary M. "Zach" Lederer's personal struggle and determination to survive brain cancer gave hope and inspiration to people across the world. The University of Maryland, College Park student and manager of the men's basketball team became known for...
  • 'Living museum' of Virginia's historic triangle aids writer

    'Living museum' of Virginia's historic triangle aids writer
    Mac Laird of Williamsburg is living the old adage, "You're never too old to follow a dream." An avid outdoorsman with a love of history, Laird, 85, discovered a need to write as he aged and couldn't do some of the things he used to do. "Cutting down...
  • Why Program Open Space matters [Letter]

    Why Program Open Space matters [Letter]
    Thanks for Dan Rodricks' column championing the mandatory Program Open Space funds ("Marylanders need to speak up for open space," April 1). Program Open Space offers a bit of balance to development. When you buy real estate, you take up some of...
  • Post Office workers labor under increasing loads in 1914

    An article in the April 18, 1914 edition of The Argus reported the need for more help at the post office. In spite of the increase in the volume of mail coming to the Catonsville postoffice, including the load of parcels post packages, the Postoffice...
  • Taking the kids to the Appalachian Mountain Club

    Taking the kids to the Appalachian Mountain Club
    We were drenched. We'd enthusiastically signed on to hike hut to hut with the Appalachian Mountain Club (www.outdoors.org) in New Hampshire's White Mountains along the famous Appalachian Trail. We figured it would be a good first backcountry foray...
  • A Hike Among Fallen Giants In Cathedral Pines

    A Hike Among Fallen Giants In Cathedral Pines
    pmarteka@courant.com I'm not sure why I have avoided Cathedral Pines over the years. Maybe it was knowing that 25 years ago a trio of tornadoes devastated the grove of white pines in Cornwall that dated back to the Revolutionary War and were as close to...
  • Boy Scouts and boulder are in the news, spotlighting special wild places in Pennsylvania and Utah

    Boy Scouts and boulder are in the news, spotlighting special wild places in Pennsylvania and Utah
    Boulders and Boy Scouts have been in the news lately, and while all the stories are not necessarily related, they have come in a somewhat remarkable succession. The most serious story in recent days involved a Delaware woman who was critically injured...
  • Canton residents most eager to cheat, says website for married and looking

    Canton residents most eager to cheat, says website for married and looking
    Oh the Casanovas of Canton! The neighborhood seems so wholesome -- all those bright young things going to yoga class and drinking at bars on the square -- but it turns out Canton is full of people looking to cheat.  That's according to the folks at...
  • Summer camp guide 2014

    Summer camp guide 2014
    Anne Arundel County Abrakadoodle Art Education Various locations 410-381-5566 lmarianelli@abrakadoodle.com abrakadoodle.com/md04 June 23-Aug. 22 Ages 2-11 Art camps for children at local convenient locations. The most comprehensive art program that...
  • Conservation film to benefit local Trout Unlimited

    With two local Trout Unlimited chapters offering their annual fly-tying classes at the start of the new year, it's time to get psyched up for fly-tying. Local chapters of Trout Unlimited, along with ArtsQuest, are raising money for stream-side habitat...
  • 2013 Fall Gear Guide for the Outdoorsy and Active Lifestyles

     
    Now that we’ve reached the Fall season with hunting, fishing and hiking in full swing, it’s time to look at some of the new gear that’s available to make you safer, comfortable and more secure in the wonderful outdoors to make it a...