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The ship is sailing! It’s now or never to hop aboard next week’s Lehigh Valley Trails Summit. Set for September 30 and October 1 at DeSales University, the two-day event sponsored by the Delaware &…

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Last Friday, Northern Lehigh Future Focus (NLFF) and the Borough of Slatington held two press conferences—one to unveil five interpretive panels along the Slate Heritage Trail and a second to dedicate two kiosks at the…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Patrick Brown’s new book Industrial Pioneers: Scranton, Pennsylvania and the Transformation of America, 1840-1902 is a much-needed study of a city that played a disproportionately formative role in nineteenth-century American industrial…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin The D&L is involved with so many types of projects, over such a wide expanse of eastern Pennsylvania, that it is sometimes difficult to keep them all straight.  We do heritage…

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When Community Fellow Josh Kreger signed up for a year-long position with the D&L he probably envisioned conducting sociological research on trail users and helping out with writing and marketing.  And, OK, Josh did a…

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For a week in late July, 350 cyclists from across the nation made their way through eastern Pennsylvania as part of the 2010 Greenway Sojourn, sponsored by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC).  During the sojourn, which…

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On Monday, a crowd of government officials and D&L Trail devotees braved grey skies and drizzle to dedicate a 2.7-mile section of trail between Cementon and Laurys Station in Lehigh County. The new section runs…

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U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent (R-15th) took time from his busy Washington DC schedule to spend the morning of February 18 reading selections from the D&L children’s storybook – Tales of the Towpath – to fourth-grade…

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D&L President Allen Sachse recently appeared on the PBS show GreenLife. The video provides a nice snapshot of what the D&L is all about. Please take a moment to view it:

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This editorial originally appeared on Philly.com on January 10, 2010. As budget exigencies limit the ability of state and federal agencies to preserve and interpret our historic and cultural landscapes, the work of the D&L…

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Tales of the Towpath, the book that is taking Pennsylvania elementary schools by storm, is now available for purchase on the D&L’s website store.   This children’s book by D&L Outreach Coordinator, Dennis Scholl is…

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