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The midway at a Pennsylvania fair.

2022 Pennsylvania Fairs Guide

If you're looking for a guide to the best Pennsylvania fairs in 2022, you're in the right spot! Growing up as a farm kid in western PA, I've been going to Pennsylvania fairs my entire...
Looking down on Jim Thorpe, PA from Mount Pisgah.

Jim Thorpe 2021 Fall Foliage Update

I spent a beautiful day in Jim Thorpe, PA on October 20th, 2021, surrounded by fall foliage and the sights and sounds of a bustling tourist town in one of its busiest seasons. Being a...
Fall foliage starting to appear around the Stevenson Dam at Sinnemahoning State Park on October 12th, 2021.

Sinnemahoning State Park 2021 Fall Foliage Update

The peak of fall foliage season is at least another week away at Sinnemahoning State Park in Cameron and Potter counties. When I visited on October 12th, the best colors were to be found around...
A panoramic view of Lyman Run lake and dam at Lyman Run State Park in Potter County, Pennsylvania.

Lyman Run State Park 2021 Fall Foliage Update

The fall foliage at Lyman Run State Park looked fantastic when I visited on the afternoon of October 5th, 2021! If you're unfamiliar with this 595-acre park, it's located in northern Potter County, just west of the PA Grand...
Old Glory hanging from the front of Old Main at Penn State.

Penn State Honors 9/11 Victims and Heroes

Penn State has draped a large American flag over the pillars at Old Main this week, to honor the victims and heroes of the 9/11 attacks that happened 20 years ago. With the Penn State...
The spillway at Greenwood Furnace State Park on 9.1.2021

Flooding Rains Hit Greenwood Furnace and Whipple Dam State Parks

What does it look like when the remnants of a hurricane drop flooding rains on two of Huntingdon County's most popular state parks? The normally tranquil spillways at both parks were raging torrents on this...

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