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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • For the Fun of Fit: Bring back Brierman

    Routines, comfortable and predictable, are easy to fall into. But they can also sap your sense of adventure. When it comes to triathlon, I sometimes find myself gravitating toward the same races year after year. The advantage being that I know the...
  • Ober S. Herr Jr., 87, of Westminster

    Ober S. Herr Jr., 87, of Westminster, died early Thursday morning, May 8, 2014, at home. Born Feb. 16, 1927, in Westminster, he was the son of the late Ober S. Herr Sr. and Dorothy McDaniel Herr. He was the husband of Jeanne Blettner Herr, his wife of 64...
  • Tom Ferguson: Herr lived by motto of service above self

    Tom Zirpoli's May 14 tribute to Pat Amass reminds us that there are many in our community who demonstrate service above self through their actions. Sadly, May 8, another giant hole was left in our community with the passing of Ober S. Herr Jr., at the age...
  • 60-mile hike along the Appalachian Trail to support war vets

    Although paralyzed on his left side, that's not stopping war veteran Brian Liebenow from doing a 60-mile hike along the Appalachian Trail in 24 hours. "Brian immediately jumped on board and said, 'I'm doing it,'" said his wife of 13 years, Betsy...
  • 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...
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  • Glenn Close, Damien Chazelle Honored at Sundance Institute Benefit

    "When you look at the roles she's played, they're so diverse it can blow your mind," observed Robert Redford of Glenn Close in a videotaped message screened at Wednesday night's Celebrate Sundance Institute benefit in New York. While the Sundance founder...
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