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Lehigh Valley ParentingIf you want to introduce a child to a museum, there is no better day than Saturday - Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live when many museum open their doors for free to those with a downloadable ticket. Nine museums in the Lehigh Valley are...
Time stands still for no one. Before long, we'll be shopping for fall fashions and school supplies. But there's time for a late-summer escape. We've come up with four destinations that, while you might never have heard of them, are engaging and...
According to James Cagney's portrayal of George M. Cohan, the premier entertainer in all of American history, it took only 45 minutes by train to get from New York City's Broadway to New Rochelle, N.Y., in posh Westchester County. Shortly after the movie...
Tags: New York City, Amtrak, Transportation, Travel, Allentown
Coleman Station Bluegrass Festival The 9th annual Coleman Station Bluegrass Festival July 27-28 in Friedens. Outdoor amphitheater. Friday’s entertainment 4 until 10 p.m. and Saturday from noon until 10 p.m. Camping available, covered seating,...
Tags: Pies and Tarts, Concerts, Music, French and Indian War, Sports
While there are some historians who argue we should celebrate Independence Day on July 2, rather than on the fourth, holiday travelers probably give little thought to the issue. "The fourth is the fourth," they'll say, despite the fact that the Second...
The Hartford CourantI spent much of my youth exploring the wilds of East Hampton's Hurd State Park. I tossed stones down the seemingly bottomless chasm of Split Rock, listening for their landings. We picnicked in a glade above Carlson Pond, scaled White Mountain and walked...
C.J. McCollum was 5-foot-6 and overweight. Not exactly what Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams and Tom Izzo are looking for in a prospect. But that's the beauty of sports in general and college basketball in particular. An athlete who doesn't fit the...
Officials in southwest Kansas are working to finish paperwork and funding in the coming weeks to help a short-line railroad replace six bridges lost to spring wildfires. The bridges on the Cimarron Valley Railroad's 250-mile system were wiped out by...
Daily American Staff WriterThe commute through Windber will be a little smoother this winter as Allegheny Southern Railway has paved over a crossing on Route 160 near McDonald’s. According to company President Charles Erickson, Allegheny Southern hired Petrunak & Co. Paving...
The line between senior citizens and children gets a little blurry when a train pulled by a steam locomotive comes into view, whether it's a full-size mechanical masterpiece powered by coal or wood, or a model powered by electricity. There is magic on...
Tags: Transportation, Museums, Arts and Culture, Travel, Allentown
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