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Best destination of the year 2022: Mexico

For decades, Mexico has enjoyed its privileged status as the destination of choice for many Americans. As Latin America’s second largest market, the country’s booming economy depends on global tourism. During the pandemic, demand to visit Mexico increased further as it was one of the few countries to allow US visitors with fewer restrictions, making […]

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Little Buffalo sets April schedule | News, Sports, Jobs

According to staff reports The Little Buffalo State Park Resort will host a number of in-person events in April. In-person programs for this month include: April 2: 10:00-11:30 a.m. — Bird Watching: Spring has arrived and more and more birds are returning to Little Buffalo! Join us for a birding walk over easy […]

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park closes roads ahead of Wednesday’s high wind warning

Knoxville, Tenn. (WATE) – The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is closing several roads ahead of a warning of high winds and storms that are expected to move through eastern Tennessee on Wednesday night. The park said the decision to close the roads was made because of the potential for hazardous conditions caused by downed […]

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Beginner’s guide to trail running

The benefits of running, even for short periods of time, have been well studied and documented. The benefits include everything from boosting confidence and cardiovascular health to reducing anxiety and depression while building muscle and improving bone density. But when it comes to trail running—running on railroad trails, hiking trails, motorable roads, or anything that […]

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Ladakh to host Apricot Blossom Festival in April

Spring is a wondrous time full of beauty and divinity, and what better place than the ever-surreal Ladakh to experience this season. According to a recent social media post by the Ladakh Ministry of Tourism, you will soon be able to visit the Apricot Blossom Festival in the Union Territory of Ladakh. The festival is […]

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Marjorie A. Weiss, gifted woman

Marjorie “Marge” A. Weiss, 85, of Lewes, died Friday, March 18, 2022, at Seasons Hospice in Wilmington, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born October 14, 1936 in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Charles R. Martz and the late Marjorie May (Schmidt) Scatasti. Marge rose through the ranks of the […]

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On 150th anniversary, book looks at founding of Yellowstone National Park

“Saving Yellowstone” by Megan Kate Nelson (Photo by Darrell Ehrlick from The Daily Montanan). By DARRELL EHRLICKMontanan Daily When educators cover American history, the Civil War period usually gives way to westward expansion. Often Reconstruction, the period immediately following the Civil War, is glossed over or portrayed only as a movement in the American South. […]

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Belhaven mountain bike trail under construction welcoming riders and hikers

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – Volunteers are working hard to create the Belhaven Mountain Bike Trail. It’s along the museum’s walking path, and organizers hope you’ll take advantage of what started in January and help them expand it. “We’re always looking for new places to ride,” said Dallis Ketchum, volunteer organizer of the Belhaven Mountain Bike […]

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Big Bird and Elmo have made San Diego their home as Sesame Place opens this weekend

Sesame Place San Diego, the brand’s first West Coast park, will transport guests to the neighborhood of Cookie Monster and Elmo when it opens Saturday in Chula Vista. SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, the parent company of Sesame Place and SeaWorld San Diego, has overhauled the 17-acre property that previously operated as Aquatica San Diego. The […]

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White-lipped deer seen in Sanjiangyuan National Park in Qinghai – Xinhua

Photo taken on March 24, 2022 shows a herd of white-lipped deer at the source of the Lancang River section of Sanjiangyuan National Park in northwest China’s Qinghai Province. Sanjiangyuan, which means “the source of the three rivers”, is home to the sources of the Yangtze, Yellow and Lancang rivers. The ecological system has steadily […]

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Lewis and Clark Trail – The Ultimate Hiking Guide

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Europe’s most overrated tourist attractions – and what to do instead

These notorious tourist attractions are meant to be on everyone’s to-do list. But we’re here to tell you that, rather than ticking them off, you can just put a big red X on them. Reserve your precious vacation time for the best of European cities, not the overcrowded and overpriced tourist traps. Here are some […]

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South Bend Peregrine Falcon Nest Mystery for Maltese, Peace, Flash Eggs

SOUTH BEND – Love is in the air – that is, debatable – for the town’s peregrine falcon couple. It’s kind of a triangle, if you want to call it that, and one of them is a rather pugnacious “intruder.” What’s at stake here are eggs that could be laid any day in the nesting […]

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Wandering Around Washington: The return of hikers and cyclists will wake up Damascus | Local News

Jo Tennis | Washington County News Joe Tennis David Crigger | Washington County News DAMASCUS, Virginia – It’s spring again! And in the town of Many Trails in Damascus, Washington County, Virginia, that means big wheels keep turning with bike shuttles and bikes heading to the Virginia Creeper Trail. Plus, the boot-scootin’ boogie is back […]

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From the Karnala Bird Sanctuary to the Gurdwaras of Nanded… Unusual places to visit in Maharashtra

Tadoba and Andhari Tiger Reserve Located in the heart of Maharashtra, Tadoba National Park or Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is one of the largest tiger reserves in India with over 45 tigers living in its 625 km² expanse. The reserve includes Tadoba National Park and Andhari Wildlife Sanctuary. Covering dense forest areas, ranges of hills […]

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Announcing Maryland Day Events + New Annapolis Museum Opening

MARYLAND — Attractions across the state are planning weekend festivities to celebrate Maryland Day, which is this Friday. Residents can also soak up local history at a new museum in downtown Annapolis. An osprey festival and a canoe trip complete the upcoming offerings. Patch recently partnered with several local organizations to bring you their latest […]

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The disappearance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park remains a mystery

For 10 years, Derek Lueking’s mother has maintained a constant presence on a dedicated Facebook page to search for her son, a young man who was reported missing from Great Smoky Mountains National Park on March 17, 2012. The tone of the Find Derek Lueking page inevitably morphed over time, shifting from initial calls for […]

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42 best Airbnbs in Europe, from glass cabins in Norway to chic apartments in Amsterdam

Sometimes European hotels can be too expensive, too cookie-cutter, too… hotelier. When we’re looking for that “home away from home” feeling with a touch of luxury – or maybe a hint of quirkiness – we turn to Airbnb for glass cabins in Norway, castles in Ireland, houses cave dwellings in Greece and some of the […]

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Hong Kong Disneyland cuts losses to $308m in year of closure

Hit by mandatory closures for 40% of 2020-21, Hong Kong Disneyland theme park and resort reduced its losses to HK$2.4 billion ($308 million), management reported on Monday. The park and its hotels operate a fiscal year that runs from October to September and reports numbers nearly six months late. The park and hotels are currently […]

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Cathy Blyth | Obituaries | pantagraph.com

LAND O’LAKES, Fla. – Cathy Blythe, 73, of Land O’Lakes, FL, died March 11, 2022 at Melech Hospice House in Temple Terrace, FL. She was predeceased by her husband, Mike Blythe, in 2001; and his father and mother, Paul and Betty Jones of Saybrook, IL. She is survived by her two sons: Michael Blythe, MO, […]

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Kruger National Park rhino poacher is 53 and will purge less than half

Johan founded Saving the Survivors, an NGO aimed at treating injured wild animals. (PHOTO: Grandpa Morake) A man was sentenced to 53 years in prison for poaching rhinos, but will effectively serve less than half. He fled after securing bail in a rhino poaching case and was arrested on similar charges two years later. His […]

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A woman reports that a man is following her on a local hiking trail

MILLCREEK, Utah — A Utah woman shares a word of warning after having a scary experience while hiking Sunday morning. FOX 13 News spoke to this woman anonymously because she fears for her safety. The woman and her dog were walking up a trail in Millcreek Canyon around 7am on Sunday when a man approached […]

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3 proven ways to get birds to visit your garden

Spring is in the air, which means the flowers will soon be blooming and the birds are beginning their nesting season. While the birds are fun to watch all year round, it’s in the spring and fall – during migration – that you’ll see the greatest variety. So how can you get these birds to […]

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Celebrate the first annual California State Parks Week June 14-18, 2022

March 16, 2022 – SACRAMENTO, California – The public is invited to celebrate the first annual California State Parks Week, June 14-18, presented by California State Parks, Save the Redwoods League, California Parks and the California State Parks Foundation. Through special community events and in-person and virtual programming, this inaugural event celebrates California’s 279 state […]

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Whiteface upgrades go through APA review process | News, Sports, Jobs

RAY BROOK — The Adirondack Park Agency is now accepting public comments on proposed changes to the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center Unit Management Plan, which includes widening ski runs, creating new trails and the construction of a new ski lift. Comments are accepted until April 11. Michael Pratt, CEO of the state’s Olympic […]

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Delhiites, you can now see Signature Bridge in a whole new light! | Delhi News

New Delhi: The ‘iconic’ Signature bridge lighting system has been upgraded to ensure its visibility from afar, even in foggy or other low visibility conditions. The bridge in North Delhi, which was conceptualized in 2004 and finally opened to the public in November 2018, has a carefully selected shape that the Delhi government says is […]

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Four Season Resort Style Living Trust Orderly Sale

Accord, Ulster Co, NY 3 bedroom main house 6.5+/- acres Private Hudson Valley retreat with 4000 sq. ft. home and cabins on 6.5 acres Being an easy drive from New York people will enjoy this as a quick getaway or as a family vacation resort.” — Max Spann Jr, President of Max Spann Real Estate […]

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Tuesday: Former ranger’s ALS diagnosis didn’t stop his tribute to US national parks

This interview will be on “St. Louis on the Air” on Tuesday noon hour. This story will be updated after the show. You can Listen live. Fenton native Michael Yochim spent decades working for the National Park Service. While he made shorter stints in Grand Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, his heart was always with […]

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A local hiker says he was charged by a moose

POCATELLO (KPVI) — A local hiker who was charged by a moose on the Gibson Jack Trail south of Pocatello talks about the ordeal. Cord McCurdy spoke to KPVI. He told the station that he walks Gibson Jack with his family all the time and was there last Wednesday with his dog. McCurdy says he […]

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Industries Unite urges government to reopen nightclubs with social distancing, no dance floors | Malaysia

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has announced that Malaysia will begin the process of transitioning to the endemic phase of Covid-19 on April 1, reopening the country’s international borders and allowing businesses to operate without time limits. — Photo by Yusof Mat Isa KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 – The coalition of trade group […]

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‘When Calls the Heart’ Creator Writes Letter to Fans Who Aren’t Supporting Elizabeth and Lucas

Hearties, it’s officially time to open your heart. At the very end of the Season 8 finale, Elizabeth (Erin Krakow) finally decided that Lucas (Chris McNally) calls his heart. At first, Hearties were thrilled that the love triangle was finally behind them — then reality set in. In the days that followed, many fans expressed […]

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3 rhino poachers caught in Kruger National Park jailed after pleading guilty

Three rhino poachers in Mpumalanga have been sentenced to prison by the Skukuza Regional Court after pleading guilty. PHOTO: Michele D’ottavio, EyeEm, Getty Images Three rhino poachers from Mpumalanga have received heavy sentences. They were convicted before the forensic results were known. The men decided to plead guilty. SAPS Provincial Commissioner in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General […]

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Tyrrell Park could have a new walking path

Lots of changes are happening in Tyrrell Park, and last week Beaumont City Council approved something else – the Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau can now apply for a walking path grant. The grant would come from the Jefferson County Tourism Commission and partially fund the project, which could cost up to $98,000. The CVB […]

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Insider tips on the best spring outings in Dorset

Spring has arrived, the grass is rice – wondering what are the best things to do in Dorset iz? If so, look no further than a Dorset Live readership poll conducted on our social media channels. Asked on Facebook what they were looking forward to most as the weather warms, dozens of locals participated in […]

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Genevieve “Gyp” Haynie – Now Habersham

Genevieve “Gyp” Lou Green Haynie, 83, of Cornelia, GA, died March 10 after a courageous two-year battle with lung cancer. Born in Forest Park, Georgia on December 4, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Elmo Dunn and Adelaide Estelle Hill Green. Gyp, as her friends and family called her, was married for 45 […]

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Rocky Mountain National Park Seeks Public Comment on Moraine Park Campground and Surrounding Areas | RMNP News

Rocky Mountain National Park is seeking public engagement and feedback on proposed changes and improvements to infrastructure at Moraine Park Campground and surrounding areas. The proposed project will take place in the eastern part of the park, at the following locations: Moraine Park Campground (MPCG) The northeast section of Moraine Park was concentrated near the […]

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Mountain Club wants you | News

A new trail, connecting the Eider and Mill Creek trail systems, took years to build. The Telluride Mountain Club (TMtC) announced a memorandum of understanding with the US Forest Service, giving the go-ahead for the club’s next phase of fundraising and new trail construction. The new Eider Connector at Mill Creek will be built to […]

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Stonehenge, Wiltshire, ranked second ‘worst value’ tourist location in the world

Stonehenge has been ranked as the second tourist attraction in the world with the “worst value for money”, according to a study conducted by a holiday agency. The Wiltshire landmark may be world famous and one of the UK’s busiest tourist hotspots, but it has its detractors. After all, can’t you see everything from the […]

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10 best spring walks in Liverpool: the best local spring trails near me – from Sefton Park to the Crosby Coast

If you’re looking for a spring day without breaking the bank, try a few of these trails for some fresh air and great views of Liverpool. Liverpool residents will be desperate to enjoy cool spring weather after being locked indoors during a miserable and cold winter. Register to our LiverpoolWorld Today newsletter The newsletter mute […]

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People Everywhere – Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Millions of people visit Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) every year. It is one of the most popular national parks in the country. Scientists are trying to understand the impact of these crowds on the environment. In its ongoing “Science Behind the Scenery” series, RMNP held a public forum on three ongoing research projects under […]

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Spend a day exploring this trio of Tolland nature reserves

The bottom line: The three reserves include hikes through deep forest and valleys with scenic views from a cliff top and rocky outcrop, a 15-acre bog and beautiful pond surrounded by white pines, and a plot with a historic and well-preserved cellar hole. Difficulty level: Easy to moderate. The ascent to Campbell’s Lookout is a […]

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Russian-Ukrainian conflict could slow travel resumption, experts say

Progress towards recovery in the international travel industry could be slowed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as the impact of the ruble’s collapse, flight suspensions and economic sanctions are felt, said experts. The widely condemned invasion, which began on February 24, has reportedly created a cloud of uncertainty over the industry and is expected to […]

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Bird Flu Hits Backyard and Commercial Farms in the Midwest | KCUR 89.3

Avian flu case were confirmed in a commercial flock of 50,000 turkeys in Iowa, a commercial broiler operation of 360,000 in Missouri, and a flock of more than 36,000 mixed bird species in South Dakota. The highly contagious virus has also reached backyard flocks in Iowa, Missouri and Michigan, among other states. Poultry farmers, backyard […]

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Whitefish, Glacier National Park is the ultimate winter vacation

Long before the first Europeans arrived in the Whitefish/Glacier National Park area of ​​Montana, Native American tribes including the Pend Oreille, Kootenai and Salish inhabited the area for 14,000 years. Although trappers and immigrants from the west passed through the area during the second half of the century, it was not until 1883 that the […]

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What is Shane Warne’s cause of death?

SHANE WARNE was arguably the greatest cricket bowler, but the world mourns his tragic death. The cricketing legend’s management team released a brief statement on his passing on Friday, March 4, 2022, confirming it happened in Thailand. 1 Shane Warne was the greatest cricket bowler of all timeCredit: Getty What is Shane Warne’s cause of […]

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bhujbal: Need to promote tourism to boost economic activities, says Bhujbal | Nashik News

Nashik: District Custodian Minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Sunday stressed the need to promote tourism to boost economic activities in the district.Addressing the gathering during the closing program of the two-day bird festival at Nandur Madhyameshwar bird sanctuary in Niphad taluka, Bhujbal said one tourist provides employment for 80 people. Therefore, it is necessary to promote […]

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A medieval stone-built manor house in Devon’s Dartmoor National Park which comprises 243 acres of rich farmland and a fantastic range of outbuildings

Known as “one of the finest quadrangular houses in the country”, Morwell Barton is an imposing Grade I listed house with 10,000 square feet of renovated accommodation. Penny Churchill takes a look. According to a Financial Times report, people are returning to UK offices in greater numbers since the start of the pandemic, with the […]

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Texas nature lovers list hiking peeves

I have a confession. When I started my hiking journey at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, I was that person who cranked up my music as I walked along the trails. Sometimes I even sang loudly. Yes, I’m a little embarrassed. Unaware of how annoying this can be to others, my volume was cranked […]

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7 reasons to add Namchi to your travel list this summer

The picturesque little town of Namchi in Sikkim lives up to its name. “Nam” means “sky” and “Chi” means “high” in Sikkimese. Situated at an altitude of 1,675m above sea level and offering spectacular views of the Khangchendzonga Range and Rangit Valley, the capital of South Sikkim has developed as a mecca for trekking, bird […]

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Dallas bald eagles find new nest in White Rock Lake

Texas Parks and Wildlife told the WFAA that bald eagles have taken over an abandoned hawk’s nest not far from their old one, which was destroyed by the wind in February. DALLAS — The two bald eagles at White Rock Lake have a new nest. North Texans flocked to the northeast corner of the lake […]

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Feds upgrade popular Marin Headlands trail through Marincello

Mill Valley’s Chris Prentiss walks down the Marincello Trail next to a sidewalk in the Tennessee Valley Recreation Area in Mill Valley, Calif., Wednesday, March 2, 2022. The sidewalk was built nearly five decades ago for the development of Marincello which was eventually discontinued. (Sherry LaVars/Marin Independent Journal) National Park Service-supervised construction continues on a […]

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New development for upcoming holiday homes in Arp

ARP, Texas (KETK) – High Hill Development said it has completed construction of the infrastructure for their vacation home community that will be located in Arp. High Hill Development was built on 85 acres and is adjacent to the same company’s High Hill Farm Resort and Spa at 12626 County Road 217. High Hill Development […]

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Have you heard of the trail?

So, I was going through some notes in preparation for writing this article, and I found this: “coldest night yet; Glass 34 Midnight 8 to 12 South; the schooner landed at the Gurnett and broke down within 20 minutes; all hands lost; oiled my jacket. The quote is taken from Irish Mossers and Scituate Harbor […]

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Ahrenhold, Henry

AHRENHOLD, Henry Henry Ahrenhold III, nicknamed “Captain” by his 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, died peacefully at his home in Atlanta on February 27, 2022 at the age of 93. He was born October 13, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of Elma Altonen and Henry Ahrenhold Jr. Henry grew up with his sister Joan […]

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Study of algae in Acadia National Park lakes shows recovery after acidification – UMaine News

Graduate students Matt Faragher and Vendy Hazukova collect a water sample from Jordan Pond. Photo by Credit C. Schmitt/Schoodic Institute Acadia National Park is known for its beautiful lakes – and they can tell scientists a lot about the health of the environment. New research shows that regulations to reduce anthropogenic sulfur in the atmosphere […]

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Abingdon man will hike the entire Appalachian Trail to raise $5,000 for the Shriners | Local News

Joaquin Mancera | Washington County News Having faced disability from birth, Abingdon resident Brian Stanley knows the value of care provided by Shriners Hospitals. Stanley plans to help give back by hiking the Appalachian Trail from start to finish. Stanley, who was born with a physically disabled left arm, will begin a solo hike the […]

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War in Ukraine empties New York’s Russian teahouse

As the war in Ukraine escalates, customer traffic dries up at the Russian teahouse. The opulent restaurant on West 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan – the mecca in its heyday for A-listers like Frank Sinatra, Raquel Welch and Liza Minelli – was nearly empty on Tuesday. For three hours at lunchtime, only 16 customers walked […]

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$500,000 Lambertville 3 bedroom farmhouse for sale

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ – This 1885 farmhouse with “period charm,” a writer’s office with a fireplace and a babbling brook in the back, has been on the market for two months. The house on Brunswick Avenue is in a neighborhood called Lambertville’s “best kept secret” — and real estate agents say it’s an easy walk to […]