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The Pacific Ocean seen from Kalalua Lookout at Waimea Canyon.
  In Hawaii, tourism is difficult but rewarding.  Just getting to our resort was work: arise at 5:30; 10-hour flight; three long car rides; six-hour time change; and a flight delay for our two sons, who were joining my wife and me to celebrate our 30th anniversary.     When at last we all...
Chandler Family to Present on Germany and France Trip at Library
The Chandler Family
The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport, will host the next installment in the Armchair Travelers Series with the program, “The Chandler Family Goes to Germany and France,” at 6 p.m. Monday, August 8.   The Chandler Family had the opportunity to travel to Germany and France in...
  Montoursville – A nearly $2 million resurfacing project on 4.6 miles of Route 220 in Sullivan County is set to start on Tuesday, July 8.   The work extends from just north of Champion Hill Road in Davidson Township to just north of Old Route 220 in Laporte Township.   The project includes placing...
On the road with Dad in Jersey and Manhattan My dad and I share an obsession with trains, baseball and golf; so he arranged a mid-July road trip that included them all -- with a little nostalgia as well. GPS got us from Montoursville, PA, to Montclair, NJ, where my father was born in 1935; a...
The Longest Way Home***1/2 (out of four) Folks who watched a lot of movies in the 1980s may recall Andrew McCarthy as the charismatic star of such hits as “Pretty in Pink,” “St. Elmo’s Fire” and “Weekend at Bernie’s.” In recent decades, however, McCarthy has emerged as an award-winning travel...
With fall's arrival, PennDOT is reminding motorists to use caution and be alert for seasonal travel hazards like sun glare, frosty mornings and wet leaves on roadways and bridges. Sun glare can affect morning and evening commutes as sunrise and sunset coincide with rush-hour traffic. As intense sun...
Six people died and 262 others were injured in 746 crashes investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police during the Aug. 31– Sept. 3 Labor Day holiday driving period, Commissioner Frank Noonan said today. Of the total crashes, 88 were alcohol-related, including one fatal crash. During the four-day...
So here’s the final tally: Three elk, a wild turkey, four bald eagles, a grizzly bear, a prairie dog, a turtle, two dozen great blue herons and enough other waterfowl to make me wish I’d brought a bird book. No, that’s not the quarry from some felony-level hunting expedition -- nor were these...
Travel and give back with Volunteer Global and Jamaica Adventure Secrets this July. Throughout one week, you’ll spend time volunteering with a children’s home and exploring beautiful Kingston, Jamaica for this country’s 50th anniversary of independence. Volunteer Global, founded by Sarah Palmer of...
Possibly the greatest part of America’s history is that it culls inspiration and artifacts from all areas of the world, as well as its own land. Tennessee and North Carolina are states where this is particularly evident. However, the bits of geographical history in these states are presented in a...

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