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The D&L Blog: News

Delaware & Lehigh - Allentown Trailhead in the Snow

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Written by Silas Chamberlin Ben and I visited the Allentown trailhead of the D&L Trail during a recent snowfall. This is a great place to launch a journey towards Bethlehem and Easton or just talk…

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Written by Silas Chamberlin DCNR annually names a “River of the Year.”  In 2007, the Lehigh River took top honors.  This year, the Delaware River tops the list.  Check out the DCNR press release below:…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Somebody received a Flip camcorder for Christmas, so (for better or worse) expect more videos from here on out! Last week, Scott and I were out on the trail to monitor…

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Written By Scott Everett We received word just before Christmas that the D&L has been awarded very competitive Transportation Enhancement Act (TEA) funding in the amount of $488,750 for trail construction in Lehigh and Northampton…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Open up the newspaper. Browse the posts that have appeared on this blog. Take a look around your community and the places you hike, bike, and play. It isn’t a secret…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin A new pictorial history of industrial behemoth Bethlehem Steel is now available for purchase. Authors Ann Bartholomew and Donald Stuart Young worked with the Canal History and Technology Press, the publishing…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Frank “Wyso” Wysochansky’s spent most of his life in Blakely, PA, a coal-mining community near Scranton. Having lost his father in a mining accident, Wyso was familiar with the harsh realities…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Last Thursday evening, the D&L hosted its second annual Partners Recognition Dinner at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem. This is our chance to honor those people and organizations that have made significant…

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Lehigh Valley Greenways (LVG) is currently accepting applications for its most recent round of block grants.  With the support of the PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, LVG is able to provide funding to…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin The research website, Juggle.com, has recognized the D&L’s website and blog as one of the top heritage area websites in the nation.  According to the announcement, the D&L’s “industry-leading” site was…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin On September 30 and October 1, the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and the Wildlands Conservancy held the first Lehigh Valley Trails Summit at DeSales University in Center Valley. In…

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By Debby Colgan (Morrisville Environmental Advisory Council) and Donna Boone (Landmark Towns Coordinator) On September 22, during the autumnal equinox a group of interested citizens, government officials and volunteers, joined the Morrisville Environmental Advisory Council…

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