| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Route 44 crosses the Appalachian Trail less than a mile outside of Salisbury Center, just past an 1851 Italianate style house owned by Barbara Nicholls, a retired New Yorker editor and gallery owner.
Years ago when her daughter was young, Nicholls would...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Sometimes when I run or play tennis or ultimate frisbee with friends, including The Courant’s editor, Andrew Julien, I'll list a few injuries at the outset just to set the psychological tone. In that spirit, I must report that I started this trek...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:34 PM
The National Park Service is close to acquiring 525 acres of scenic land facing the Delaware River and Appalachian Trail in Monroe County.
The Smithfield Township property, originally part of the Shawnee Valley Planned Residential Development,...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:10 PM
If you find the idea of unmanned drones buzzing around in the skies above you just a bit unsettling, well, the National Park Service is with you on that.
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail has put hikers and hobbyists on notice that drones will not...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Allentown native Fred Galle is a busy man. With roles in more than a half-dozen new films, including the now-playing "Let's Be Cops," the actor never seems to stop working.
"If a movie was shot on the East Coast, I'm probably in it," Galle says.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Minnesota-based Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing grew up together exploring the outdoors in the Midwest.The duo played in a bluegrass band before switching to family music as The Okee Dokee Brothers.
In 2011, they took a month-long canoe trip on the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:36 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:25 AM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:43 PM
As a South Carolinian, it befalls me to examine the peculiarities afflicting our former governor and now-congressman, Mark Sanford, who, contrary to decorum and taste, continues to demand attention.
Yes, that Mark Sanford — the erstwhile...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:44 PM
South Carolina congressman Mark Sanford called off his engagement to Maria Belen Chapur in a lengthy Facebook post on Friday, citing an ongoing lawsuit with his ex-wife.
"No relationship can stand forever this tension of being forced to pick between the...