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Artist Billy Selesnick has returned to New Hope to restore the most extensive of the many murals that he painted around town in the 1990’s. The five Delaware Canal murals, located at 145 South Main…

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The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources recently provided an optimistic update on the $37-million reconstruction of portions of the Delaware Canal damaged by Hurricane Ivan and a series of devastating floods. A relatively…

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If Sunday’s turnout was any indication, the Coal Miners’ Festival at No.9 Mine and Museum is well on its way to becoming a summer-time favorite. Although this was the first year of the festival, over 600…

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The D&L’s economic impact survey is underway at sites across the Corridor and is even generating a little press. Volunteers have already completed surveying at RiverFest in Wilkes-Barre and at Patch Town Days in Weatherly,…

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On Tuesday, Lehigh County Executive Don Cunningham released a new five-year capital plan that calls for $75.4 million in spending from 2009-2013. Of special note to friends of the D&L, the county has allotted $245,000…

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On Tuesday, Sherry Acevedo, Resource Conservation Specialist for the D&L, announced that the Lehigh Valley Greenways Initiative (LVGI) would award approximately one dozen state conservation mini-grants to local municipalities and organizations. The money comes from…

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The installation of the “recycled” bridge was a great success. Aside from some minor grinding, workmen installed the 71-foot, 32-ton section of bridge with little difficulty. The event was documented by local newspapers, TV stations,…

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On Saturday, hundreds of trail users, including members of the press, braved the 95 degree conditions to attend the unveiling of our directional blades, listen to project updates, and help install mile markers, all as…

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The D&L is once again participating in the Alliance of National Heritage Areas‘ economic impact survey, which utilizes an economic model known as MGM2 (Money Generation Model Version Two). This process uses the data collected from visitor…

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