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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • Lessons from a cross-country biking trip at 71

     
    Peter Karch is a scientist. He identifies a concept by its definition and is puzzled when he can’t seem to find the right category. This is what happens when he tries to define life. He can’t. The Lehigh Carbon Community College biology...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Powerboat racing Sept. 16. Third annual Solomons Offshore Grand Prix. Information: solomonsrace.com. Wooden boats Sept. 22-24. The National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame third annual 3rd Annual Classic Wooden Boat Rendezvous & Regatta, Annapolis. Any...
  • Appalachian Trail Conservancy to host Family Hiking Day on Sept. 29

    Appalachian Trail Conservancy to host Family Hiking Day on Sept. 29
    For those looking to get outdoors before going indoors to watch the Orioles and Ravens on television Sunday, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy wants you. As part of the National Public Lands Day, the ATC Visitor Center in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., is hosting...
  • Paul Theodore Pojman, Towson U. professor

    Paul Theodore Pojman, Towson U. professor
    Paul Theodore Pojman, a professor of philosophy at Towson University and a community activist, died Sept. 20 of lung cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden resident was 45. "Paul's area was the philosophy of science, and he focused on...
  • 5 questions on Park Quest with Maryland Park Service's Barbara Knisely

    5 questions on Park Quest with Maryland Park Service's Barbara Knisely
    On Saturday, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources celebrated its fifth annual Park Quest event with Rendevous activities for the teams that completed at least 10 quests. Knisely, who helps run the popular event, discussed its origins and goals....
  • Commentary: Bearly able to conceal excitement about bears

    Since I was a kid, I've spent a lot of time in the woods. My family has camped in state and national parks along the East Coast from Maine to Florida, and I've even hiked relatively short portions of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland, Pennsylvania and...
  • Shenandoah Crossing in the middle of a great Virginia vacation

    Shenandoah Crossing in the middle of a great Virginia vacation
    Get outdoors and take in the beautiful Virginia landscape without sacrificing luxury at Shenandoah Crossing resort. Based in Gordonsville, "a town at the Crossroads of History," the resort offers the perfect place to go camping, but also just minutes...
  • Take autumn easy

     Take autumn easy
    BETHEL, Maine — You know you've found a worthy fall colors spot when you plan to go far in a day but don't go far at all. On my first day in the mountains of western Maine last October, I planned to hit three stops — three places to soak in...
  • Paul F. Spigelmire, real estate agent

    Paul F. Spigelmire, real estate agent
    Paul F. Spigelmire, a Lutherville real estate agent, died June 16 of an apparent heart attack while vacationing in Indonesia. He was 61. Mr. Spigelmire, who was visiting a daughter who is a Foreign Service officer, was snorkeling off the shores of Dili,...
  • Three new Eagle Scouts flying high in Troop 328 [Timonium]

    Boy Scout Troop 328 of Timonium United Methodist Church has been buzzing with activity the last few months. For starters, it celebrated an Eagle Court of Honor for three of its Scouts on April 20. David Harper, Matt Rafferty and J.P. Schmelz were...
  • Georgia getaways: big city, little city and small town

    Georgia getaways: big city, little city and small town
    HAZELHURST, Ga. - If you're like most people, you love the holidays but shout "Hallelujah!" when the last strains of "Auld Lang Syne" fade away. That's when it's time for a post-holidays getaway, so take a look at these destinations in Georgia that are...