Harrisburg, Pa. -- The Middletown Amtrak station may be one to several hours from Northcentral Pa., but once you're aboard, city destinations are a short ride away.
Miles upon miles of outdoor trails will soon be ready for all your winter weather activities. The Montour Area Recreation Commission (MARC) is leading the trail preparation in Montour County.MARC has been able to steadily improve the quantity and quality of trails in and around Montour Count…
Lewisburg -- Playworld, a leading playground equipment manufacturer in Union County, will donate a brand new, world-class playground at Hufnagel Park in Lewisburg. The new site, Hufnagel Park Kidsburg Playground, will honor the first responders who responded to a fire at a Playworld facility…
Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, New York, is home to some of the most hardened fans of one of the National Football League's most tortured franchises. The Buffalo Bills have had more Super Bowl misfortune than any other team, yet their superfans, lovingly nicknamed the Bills Mafia, continu…
A curious correlation caught the attention of twitter and academic researchers this month: As COVID-19 cases increased in the U.S., the number of bad reviews claiming "no scent" on Yankee Candles increased.
When the new year rolls in, fitness is often on our minds. New research from a sports nutrition brand, Myprotein, has ranked this year's trends to try, and also reflected on the trends that lost momentum in 2021.
Harrisburg, Pa. – To preserve our local environment and promote recreational opportunities, DCNR has awarded grant funding to select parks and wilderness areas throughout Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Union and surrounding counties.
Looking for a new year's tradition that sets your resolutions into motion? Join Pennsylvania DCNR in First Day Hikes, a group hiking event where people come together to celebrate the outdoors and improve their health.
Wellsboro, Pa. – The Winter Outings Series will begin on Sat. Jan. 1, 2022 with First Day Hikes at three state parks in Potter and Tioga Counties. The hikes are free to join and open to the public.
Imagine wending your way through the Rocky Mountains, enjoying vistas that cannot be seen in a car or on foot—all while enjoying a glass of wine or beer, and maybe even a three-course meal.
Montour Preserve visitors can expect temporary trail closures in coming weeks, according to the Montour Area Recreation Commission (MARC). Talen Energy and its subsidiaries will be conducting tree clearing and removal activities on Talen Energy owned lands in and around the Montour Preserve.…
Among all other industry costs, the tourism industry has suffered greatly from COVID-19. Now, the state intends to devote 2021 American Rescue Plan Act funds toward reviving tourism.
Sunbury, Pa. -- A new defibrillator can now provide emergency care at the YMCA Arts Center thanks to a partnership between the Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA’s Art Center and the Alyssa Dressler Foundation. The goal is to create a safer environment for all the children that come and create …
South Williamsport, Pa. – The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people of all backgrounds t…
Milton is experiencing a surge of community and economic development in its downtown, revealing new stores, restaurants, arts experiences, and venues ranging from a collectors toy barn to a vegan juice bar.
Shop Small Saturday, on Nov. 27, quickly approaches. The holiday season is a time to celebrate and an opportunity to show appreciation for local entrepreneurs and to support the local economy.
Lycoming County, Pa. -- Local holiday toy, gift, and food drives are popping up all around the community. Local organizations are taking part, offering many locations for donations; and local non-profits are doing their part to distribute the items to children in need.
Hunting season in Pa. has begun, and hunters will take to the woods both for recreation and to fill their freezers for the winter. If you have a successful hunting season and wind up with more venison than you can handle, consider donating to Hunters Sharing the Harvest.
Harrisburg, Pa. – Fishermen, take note: there is a new state record for catch size of a Walleye! The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) confirmed the record-setting catch after it was submitted for review.
Williamsport, Pa. – James V. Brown Library is increasingly offering digital opportunities to engage readers. They also want to share the joy of reading with others. So, they have developed new book sharing opportunities that do both!