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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • Years after Fort Ritchie opened for redevelopment, base remains shuttered

    Years after Fort Ritchie opened for redevelopment, base remains shuttered
    The redevelopment of a former Army post in the Blue Ridge Mountains might not appear to have much in common with the renovation of the historic Hippodrome Theatre on Baltimore's west side. Spanning roughly 600 acres in Western Maryland's Washington...
  • State game lands laws enforced at Bake Oven Knob

    Bake Oven Knob is a hot spot destination most of the year for birders, nature lovers and hunters. Tucked along the south side of the Appalachian Mountain range's Blue Mountain, the prime parking area for the gorgeous lookout area that is ripe for...
  • Glastonbury's Health Director retires

    Glastonbury's Director of Health is calling it a career after 34 years serving the town of Glastonbury. David Boone's last official day is July 31, although he will remain interim Health Director on an as-needed basis, until a new director takes the...
  • Shenandoah National Park offers stellar ridge-top vistas of high, rocky places

    Shenandoah National Park offers stellar ridge-top vistas of high, rocky places
    SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK, Va. - The ridge-top Skyline Drive offers lots of panoramic views. The curvy 105-mile drive from Front Royal on the north to Waynesboro in the south offers 75 scenic overlooks in the 197,000-acre national park that was dedicated...
  • With 'Appalachian Spring' Baltimore School for the Arts breaks new ground

    With 'Appalachian Spring' Baltimore School for the Arts breaks new ground
    If there is a single work that captures the essence of America in sound and movement, it's "Appalachian Spring," the ballet with music by Aaron Copland and choreography by Martha Graham that premiered in 1944 at the Library of Congress. Although the...
  • Tireless Terps wrestler Josh Asper craves an NCAA title

    Tireless Terps wrestler Josh Asper craves an NCAA title
    Josh Asper is hungry; most wrestlers are. But Asper's appetite leans less toward pizza than perfection on the mat. The Maryland senior craves an NCAA title this week, and his drive to win has awed his teammates. During workouts, they shy away from...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Appalachian Trail hike Next Saturday, June 22: 10:15 a.m. Hike 7 miles on the Appalachian Trail with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Old Forge Park, Pa., to Pen Mar Park, Md. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or...
  • In The White Mountains, Marking 125 Years Of Hikers' Huts

    — Like most of the trails in New Hampshire's White Mountains, the Gale River Trail begins with forgiving dirt and mud but quickly changes to unforgiving rock. For most of the 4.6-mile climb up the trail, my wife, Lisa, and I were serenaded by the...
  • O'Malley among hosts of Colbert Busch fundrasier

    Gov. Martin O'Malley has thrown some weight behind electing Elizabeth Colbert Busch, sister of comedian and political satirist Stephen Colbert, to Congress. O'Malley is the only governor on a list of more than 30 high-profile Democrats hosting a Colbert...
  • Laurel area sports notices

    Send sports notices a minimum of two weeks before the requested publication date to cclary@tribune.com or Patuxent Publishing/LL Sports Notices, Third floor, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; e-mail cclary@tribune.com. Include date, time, location,...
  • A wind-win for Maryland and a beacon for the bay

    After protesting at a nearby coal plant in 2008 and becoming discouraged with his own dependence on unsustainable energy, Charles County Commissioner Ken Robinson decided to build a wind generator on his coastal property and get off the grid. He became...