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The following article by Linda Jenny originally appeared on the Bucks County Herald‘s website on April 9, 2009: The Delaware River at its best is a beauty. When the waters overflow the banks and get…

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A new chapter of the D&L Trail Tenders is forming in Easton, where its work will be focused primarily in the city’s Hugh Moore Park. Trail Tenders are volunteers of the Delaware & Lehigh National…

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Bucks County businesses, non-profits, government officials and community supporters will gather to honor those chosen by the Landmark Towns of Bucks County as the recipients of the 1st Annual Community Achievement Awards. Recognized for the…

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Image you are in fourth grade. Over several weeks, your teacher has read a book about a nineteenth-century boy, the same age as you that grew up in a town just down the road. You…

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On Tuesday, Governor Rendell announced that the state would invest $44 million dollars in 316 conservation and recreation projects, including 66 miles of trails, 4,341 acres of open space, 10 swimming pools, 135 community parks…

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Last week Secretary Michael DiBerardinis, head of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), visited the Lehigh Valley for a two-day tour and the presentation of several large grants. The DCNR is charged with…

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Monday afternoon, Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan hosted a press conference at the historic Stock House, the oldest remaining structure on the Bethlehem Steel property. Recently, the City of Bethlehem (with input from the Lehigh Valley…

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The following article by Christopher Baxter appeared in the October 23, 2008 issue of the Morning Call: Stone stands once more: In raising vandalized grave marker, kin make sure the Hahn name remains proud. A…

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The latest issue of A.T. Journeys, the official magazine of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC), features an article on the Lehigh Gap Nature Center, written by the Center’s director and friend of the D&L Trail,…

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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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