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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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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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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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Mumbai Confidential: The circle is complete | Bombay News

Sanjay Pandey, who recently had to relinquish the state’s additional DGP charge, took to social media to express his displeasure at the circumstances that have “forced the government’s hand” in his case. In his tweets he called the PIL for his withdrawal ‘unsustainable’ and pointed out the ‘irony’ of how it was due to the […]

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Classic Happy Trails: Must-See Spruce Mountain Between Colorado Springs and Denver | Way of life

Spruce Mountain Trail Between Colorado Springs and Denver, it’s all too easy to overlook the countryside that stretches either side of Interstate 25. That’s for the inevitable rush to and from the subways. Keeping your eyes on the road is good. But you might also find your gaze shifting to a particular landmark – no […]

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Kilauea Eruption Update, Hawaii Volcanoes Park Map

image of replacement field station offered by the USGS courtesy of the National Park Service (BIVN) – The recurring eruption at the summit of Kilauea Volcano continues, as another pause in lava effusion began Friday morning. Prior to the hiatus, lava was overflowing from the western vent in Halemaʻumaʻu and filling the lava lake that […]

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Stark Parks Seeks Funding for Devonshire Park Trail Expansion

JACKSON TWP. – Stark Parks is seeking public funds to redo the trails and add a new one at Devonshire Park. The park district submitted a request for $194,679 to the Clean Ohio Trails Fund through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The funding would be used to replace the 0.7-mile mown nature trail that […]

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Kotte walk: the good, the bad and the ugly

“Diyasaru Park” is the latest addition to the many leisure facilities developed around our parliamentary complex in Kotte. With several lakes, streams and marshes interspersed with small patches of unspoiled greenery, brush and shady trees, the larger area of ​​Kotte is ideal for this purpose. At the end of the afternoon, thousands of inhabitants of […]

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Will the “horrible” traffic situation at SoFi Stadium ruin the LA Super Bowl?

Tennessee Titans and Los Angeles Rams fans before an NFL football game at SoFi Stadium, … [+] Sunday November 7, 2021 in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo / Marcio Jose Sanchez) ASSOCIATED PRESS The National Football League Super Bowl will be played on February 13, 2022 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. The stadium is new, […]

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11 breathtaking hiking trails around Ottawa you’ll want to explore in 2022

There is something about planning adventures for a New Year that feels like a breath of fresh air, so why not plan to get some exercise and some epic views. These scenic hiking trails near Ottawa are sure to give you a great start to outdoor exploration in 2022. Deacon Escarpment Price: $ 11.30 entrance […]

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This hike on the island near Ottawa has snowy forest trails and chewing gum pink sunsets

If you’re looking for an epic sunset and a great winter hike, the Morris Island Conservation Area is the place to explore. This island hiking trail is surrounded by the Ottawa River, teeming with lush forests, and has a bridge for easy sunset viewing. Located 50 minutes west of downtown Ottawa, this conservation area features […]

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Lord Hill Park plan escrows user groups

By MICHAEL WHITNEYPosted on November 24, 2021 Lord Hill Park plan escrows user groups A space for hikers. A space for riders. A space for mountain bikers.Snohomish County Parks’ solution to reducing potential conflicts in Lord Hill Regional Park is to allocate areas based on certain users.In the county’s preferred draft plan, released last week, […]

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It’s National Hiking Day, here is your pick of the best hiking spots in Birmingham

Let’s get out of Birmingham. Photo via Miranda Shaffer for Bham Now November 17th is National Hiking Day, which means today is a great time to get out and enjoy the crisp fall air, while exploring Birmingham’s best hiking trails. We asked our Instagram audience Bham Now where their favorite hiking spots in town are, […]

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Brundage near McCall, ID announces major upgrades to resort and mountain

Brundage Mountain Resort could see significant upgrades in the years to come, as part of a larger plan for future upgrades. New owners took over the resort in November 2020. With that came an updated master plan and vision that still retains what Ski Magazine has called the ‘last great place’. “The key is to […]

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Three of the main roads leading to Yellowstone will close this weekend

I haven’t been to Yellowstone this year, but feel like I am there often as social media sites have been bombarded with photos and videos of geysers and encounters with tourists and turrets. I visited the last time Yellowstone in summer 2019 and it was one of my most memorable vacations. I will not go […]

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Hiking in Maine: Some Options for a Good Hike to See the Colors of Fall

It’s already mid-October as I write this, and the colors are at their peak in the north and almost here on my local island Mount Desert. Too soon, however, the kaleidoscopic beauty of this special time will have turned gray, the leaves blown away by the inevitable winds and rains. Celebrate the season with a […]

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body of missing man from Texas found in Grand Teton National Park | Regional news

Search teams today found the body of missing 26-year-old Texas Jared Hembree in Grand Teton National Park. His body was found near Uhl Hill in the eastern part of the park. Rangers arrived at the scene and recovered Hembree’s remains. The National Park Service and the Teton County Sheriff’s Office are investigating what happened. A […]

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Authorities search for Texas man in Grand Teton National Park – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

MOOSE, Wyoming (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Authorities searched Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming for a Texas man who was last seen Thursday. Park officials identified the missing man as Jared Hembree, 26, and said he was last seen near Game Warden Point in Moran. READ MORE: Anna’s police investigate accident that killed 22-year-old Jared Hembree (Courtesy: […]

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Hike the Billy Goat Trail near Washington, DC

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How to find a lost dog on a trail

“],” renderIntial “: true,” wordCount “: 350}”> It’s a pet owner’s worst nightmare: Halfway on a hike, away from home, Rover leaps into the brush and can’t believe it. Ten minutes go by, twenty, one hour and it’s time to face the fact that your dog is good and lost. What to do next can […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park braces for large crowds as Kilauea erupts

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is boosting its numbers as it predicts thousands will travel to Kilauea to see the lava eruption from Halemaumau Crater. “We expect the number of visits to increase as the news spreads throughout the weekend,” park spokeswoman Jessica Ferracane said. At 3:29 p.m. on Wednesday, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory detected […]

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The Day – The grand opening of the northern section of the ambitious Tri-Town Trail will take place on Sunday

When hiking advocates designed a walking trail from Preston Community Park to Bluff Point in Groton in 2008, one of the stated goals was to instill community pride and cooperation between the three cities. Karen Parkinson de Ledyard, president of the Tri-Town Trail Association, will tick that target on Sunday when the 4.2-mile north section […]

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Seven Less Traveled Bay Area Beaches To Enjoy In Early Our Fall

If you’ve lived in the Bay Area for a while, you’ve probably learned that the summer months offer less than ideal weather on most of the area’s beaches. The onset of fall is usually when the cold fog begins to recede, leaving warmer, summery conditions with clear skies over the coast. If you’re looking forward […]

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Latest planning requests registered with Denbighshire and Conwy councils

Denbighshire planning apps THE following planning applications were registered with Denbighshire County Council between Monday September 13th and Friday September 17th: 4 View of the fairway Holyhead Road Llangollen Construction of a single-storey rear extension 4 View of the fairway Holyhead Road Llangollen Construction of a single-storey rear extension (Classified Building Request) Y Llyn Trevor […]

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Only a few more weeks to get your fix of the Farmer’s Market

Staff reports | As the scorching summer temperatures cool down and fall sets in, it’s time for many of the area’s favorite farmer’s markets to prepare for them until next spring. Fortunately, there are still a few weeks left to get your fix of the Farmers’ Market – and even some markets that are open […]

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Great Smoky Mountains Requiring Reservations and Parking Fee Near Popular Waterfall Travel and outdoors

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has launched a controversial “pilot project” to charge visitors $ 14 to park near Laurel Falls, one of the park’s most popular attractions. The National Park Service says the “congestion management project” will run until Oct. 3, which is one of the busiest times for the 522,427-acre park. “During […]

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8 deer in Nara Park in Japan “lepak” together, but still practiced social distancing in the parking lot

Japan – A parking lot in Nara Park recently had unusual tenants. Instead of vehicles, around eight deer were seen relaxing in the area. A Steve Eto took to Twitter September 6 to share the photo, which went viral. Photo: Twitter screenshot / Steve Eto Nara Park is a popular tourist spot filled with friendly […]

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Fall is for the Reds on Blue Ridge Parkway |

With over 100 tree species, the Blue Ridge Parkway is a prime location for a fall getaway and leaf viewing. The 469-mile route traverses six mountain ranges in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. Operated by the National Park Service, the boardwalk is a planned landscape, unlike most national park areas. In 1933, […]

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Let Nature Feed You With These Fall Recreational Activities | Culture

Click to enlarge I can’t tell you how many times over the past year friends of mine have reacted to the madness of the world by joking that they just want to walk in the woods and never get out. Well why not? There is something to this. Time spent among cathedral-like trees, by flowing […]

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Piestewa Peak and Camelback trails in Phoenix are closed during extreme heat | Arizona News

PHOENIX (3TV / CBS 5) – The extreme heat is back this week, and the city of Phoenix is ​​testing its new policy, shutting down popular valley hiking trails for much of the day. Last month, the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board approved a pilot program, closing trails on Piestewa Peak and Camelback Mountain during […]

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Upcoming events from August 2 | Sports

The list of upcoming events is a public service of The Times News. E-mail [email protected], fax the list information to (423) 392-1385 or contact the Evening Sports Department at (423) 392-1323 or 1-800-251-0328, ext. 4323. Include sport, dates, deadlines, location and contact details. Baseball CAMPS • ETSU PROSPECTS CAMPS, for Grades 9 to 12, will […]

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Google Maps shows users ‘potentially fatal’ route on Ben Nevis

In this archival photograph from May 2000, sheep graze at the foot of Ben Nevis in Scotland. Photo: Lisa Marie Pane (PA) A few years ago, instead of leading my best friend and I through a lovely and scenic Spanish mountain trail, Google Maps took us to a secluded field with cows. As I learned […]

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Bay Area Day Trips: Summer in Marin County

From wild beaches and ancient redwoods to swimming in the bay, to numerous hiking and biking tours, Marin County has the widest variety of natural beauties possible. Add in tons of history and delicious local food, and you’ve got a recipe for enough day trips to fill a dozen summers. This week’s Hoodline Bay Area […]

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Man-made wildfire in an ancient forest – Prince George Citizen

Firefighting crews bring the Chilako blaze and Cutoff Creek blaze under control amid multiple wildfires in the jurisdiction of the Prince George Fire Center Lightning from the storm that hit the city early Saturday morning sparked at least five new wildfires between Prince George and McBride, while humans are believed to have caused at least […]

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What you need to know about Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, from hiking trails to campsites

Camping, hiking, scenic natural beauty, and wildlife galore – Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park has it all. This California State Park, located on the western slope of the Santa Lucia Mountains, is a charming, wooded riverside retreat for those wishing to experience one of the Sunshine State’s most popular parks. Take a walk along the […]

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From music to markets and more

Party at the Point: 6 p.m., Fridays in July, Charleston Beach Resort and Marina, Mount Pleasant. The beloved Happy Hour concert series is back with live music and plenty of food and drink. Each event is limited to 600 general admission ticket holders. Tickets are available on citypapertickets.com. All shows cost $ 10, with children […]

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Yosemite National Park Fire Update for July 4, 2021 – Lighting has started several small fires that are currently burning in the park

Current fire in Yosemite National Park July 4, 2021 – From Monday July 28, 2021 to July 2, thunderstorms occurred over Yosemite National Park, creating lightning bolts that sparked 14 fires. Fire managers assessed all fires for an appropriate response. Due to the risk to the safety of visitors and the values ​​of the park, […]

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Remembering Benson’s Wild Animal Farm – Lowell Sun

Are smartphones and social networks destroying a generation? I guess it’s easy for a baby boomer like me to ask questions like this, but the world has become a complicated place. At the height of the global pandemic, I yearned for those long lost childhood years growing up in my hometown of Nashua in the […]

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Vancouver parking lot is one of the ‘coolest’ in the world

Parking lots are often seen as an ugly necessity of city life, but at least one Vancouver parking lot is seen as a bystander. The Cordova Parkade in Gastown has once again been called one of the “coolest” in the world. This time it was through the BIG 7 Travel website, which covers a variety […]

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A new app provides real-time information on Central Wash’s trails.

PORTLAND, Oregon (KOIN) – The hiking season is well underway in the Pacific Northwest and there is a new app for outdoor enthusiasts who want to explore some of Washington State’s most popular trails. “We had this pandemic that created this need to get out,” said Mat Lyons, president of Trails, Recreation, Education, Advocacy, Development […]

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Search for missing man underway in Joshua Tree National Park

New A search is underway for a missing man whose vehicle was seen in Joshua Tree National Park Thursday. Patrick Lynn Welz, 38, of Twentynine Palms was last seen on June 5 as he traveled to Riverside to visit his father. Joshua Tree Park staff found Welz’s vehicle at the Indian Cove parking lot on […]

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Yellowstone National Park unveils automated electric cars

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Park officials have launched the first tests of electric vehicles in Yellowstone National Park that can operate without a driver. The park on Wednesday kicked off a $ 360,000 public experiment on the potential future of visitor transportation, unveiling two eight-passenger cube-shaped vehicles to be tested at Canyon Village, The Billings […]

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5 Perfect Places on the Ohio Coast of Lake Erie for Bird Watchers, Hikers, and Lake Lovers

Ohio State Route 2 may not have the same character as Route 66, but for those looking for a smoother, quieter, and more relaxing getaway, this 40-mile stretch from Bono to Marblehead (strictly speaking, the last eight miles or so to Marblehead not on US-2) has it all to soothe your senses and enjoy life’s […]

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Virginie Ebsen | Death notice | dailyleaderextra.com

Virginia Ebsen, 86, of Madison, died on Saturday June 5, 2021 at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls. The Christian Burial Mass will be held on Wednesday June 9 at 2 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Father Anthony Urban as celebrant. Visitations will be held Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. […]

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to do today: Cool off at Walden Pond | BU today

What? Walden Pond State Reserve When? Monday to Friday, 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. weekends, 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Boats are welcome on the water from 5 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The park is closed to everyone, including pedestrians, when the parking lot is full. You can call 978-369-3254 to find out if […]

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Light winter promises great hikes on the Pacific Crest Trail

After a hard day of high altitude hiking a dozen miles around Ebbetts Pass, I would have settled for crackers, peanut butter and water. Instead, a group of trail angels I had never met before invited my companion and I to their roadside camp to enjoy hot cheeseburgers and cold beer. That’s the spirit of […]

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Hood Mountain Regional Park partially reopens for the first time since the Glass fire

Hikers, mountain bikers and horse riders are back at Hood Mountain Regional Park for the first time since last fall’s glass fire that burned down the popular park and open space reserve. Only a small chunk of the 2,000-acre Sonoma Valley park is open to the public, but it at least offers visitors an opportunity […]

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Southern California getaways to excite outdoor enthusiasts – Daily News

From sunny beaches to breathtaking outdoor scenery, it’s no wonder Southern Californians love spending so much time in the fresh air. Some of the country’s best parks, beaches, hiking trails, playgrounds, and even underwater landscapes are found here – and we’re highlighting 13 of our favorites. Note that some activities may be limited due to […]

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Lawson Trail reopens at Hood Mountain | Press releases | Learn

Pythian Road and Lawson Trail are safe for public access as crews continue to repair the rest of the burnt down park Holy Rose, California – June 1, 2021 – Outdoor enthusiasts will once again be able to hike, cycle or cycle in parts of Hood Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve this summer […]

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“ These are resource issues ” – CBS Denver

ESTES PARK, Colorado (CBS4) – As the National Park Service gears up for a second summer of allowing visitors to reduce capacity, efforts are also underway to seek long-term solutions. Some people worry that the park will restrict access to public lands. “If it turns out the way they want it to, it will lead […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park plans more closures for improvements

HVNP card insert (BIVN) – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park announced Friday that there were more park roads, parking lots and trails to be temporarily closed as pavement preservation work continues in the coming weeks. From the National Park Service: New temporary closures slated to begin Monday May 24 include the Nāhuku area (Thurston Lava Tube […]

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Filipino-Led Micro-Businesses Blossom in the Pandemic at L.A.’s Manila District

This story is published in partnership with Life & Thyme. On the last Sunday of February, the midpoint between my first and second dose of Pfizer, I call up my best friend, Elmer, who I hadn’t seen in person since the previous summer. I ask if he wants to meet up for a socially-distant hangout. […]

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Times Square gunman is arrested eating fries at Florida McDonald’s ‘after his car ran out of gas’

A Times Square CD seller accused of shooting three people has been arrested almost 1,000 miles away after his getaway car reportedly ran out of gas due to shortages caused by a pipeline hack.  Farrakhan Muhammad, 31, was arrested while eating fries at a McDonald’s parking lot in Starke, near Jacksonville in Florida, on Wednesday.  Spectrum NY1 […]

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Hike: Twilight Trail

MEDFORD, Ore — Sometimes a hike sounds like fun, but the thought of the whole trip can hold you back. The beauty of southern Oregon is that there are hikes minutes away. This week’s hike is perfect for a morning run, or even a late night walk with the dog. The Twilight Trail to the […]

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The Recorder – ‘Karl Quackenbush Trail’ in Warwick named after the late local outdoor enthusiast

WARWICK – The Hockanum Hill Observation Trail is renamed in honor of the late Karl Quackenbush, an outdoor enthusiast, member of the Planning Council and founding member of the Warwick Lands Trails Study Group. Bradley Compton, a member of the Warwick Lands Trails Study Group, spoke about Quackenbush in a meeting with the Selectboard earlier […]

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How to build an urban national park – and for whom to build it

TORONTO – Sinéad Zalitach has lived his entire life in the West Red Light District of Scarborough. Before the neighboring area became part of Rouge National Urban Park, she would catch tadpoles there or go skating on the pond. As she got older, Zalitach, who was born with Parkes Weber syndrome, a degenerative disease that […]

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The historic Dexter School building is being renovated to become a state-of-the-art theater

DEXTER, MI – A nonprofit theater group raises money for the renovation of a historic building in downtown Dexter. The Encore Theater Company is seeking over $ 1 million to meet its goal of transforming the old Copeland School building on the corner of Ann Arbor and Hudson streets into a multi-faceted performance venue. Daniel […]