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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

    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...
  • Some Wise Advice: Visit Sages Ravine In The Wilds Of Salisbury

    Some Wise Advice: Visit Sages Ravine In The Wilds Of Salisbury
    You see that guy off in the distance? Out there in the middle of the woods waving the white flag of surrender? That's me. Merely a month ago, I had knocked the crown off Granby's Enders Falls as king of the Connecticut waterfalls and placed it firmly on...
  • Lloyd G. Shackelford, C&P worker

    Lloyd G. Shackelford, C&P worker
    Lloyd G. Shackelford, a retired Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. worker and a longtime Lutherville resident, died April 30 of complications from cancer at the Colorado State Veterans Home in Walsenburg. He was 94. The son of Lloyd Russell Shackelford,...
  • Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman Joining Robert Redford on 'A Walk in the Woods'

    Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal have joined Robert Redford in the independent drama "A Walk in the Woods." Wildwood Enterprises and Route One Films started production Monday on the film, an adaptation of travel writer Bill Bryson's...
  • Five unique accommodations in the Maryland area

    Five unique accommodations in the Maryland area
    No offense to conventional hotels, but sometimes you just want to stay someplace a little different, a little avant-garde, someplace you'll be able to tell the grandkids about someday. You know, someplace that, once you post a picture on Facebook,...
  • No getting away from it all on the Appalachian Trail

    No getting away from it all on the Appalachian Trail
    HARRIMAN STATE PARK, N.Y — Maybe it was guilt over alarming her parents when she inadvertently dialed 911 from the Appalachian Trail, but Caitlin Belcher wishes she could ditch her cellphone for the rest of the 2,180-mile hike. "It would really be...
  • Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'

    Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'
    More than 50 Maryland middle-schools students have been building a house during a summer camp in Annapolis — not a routine task for teens and preteens. "I came here skeptical," acknowledged JJ Jennings, 13, a rising eighth-grader at the Key School...