Column

Study: you are what you drink

June 23, 2017

Does what drink you order in a bar or club say much about who you are? According to research conducted at the University of Pittsburgh a number of years ago, it does. Although the study […]

Concerts

Music under the stars returns

June 16, 2017

The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, a fixture on the Valley music scene for more than 50 years, opens its season July 21–22 in Orkney Springs. The “Wayback Weekend” will feature Arlo Guthrie on July 21, […]

Editor's Note

Remembering our fathers

June 16, 2017

Many, if not most, of us who are baby boomers were fortunate to have fathers who were members of the “Greatest Generation,” and whose life experience included World War II. Many of their fathers’ life […]

Contest

Enter to Win: A Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountain Getaway

June 16, 2017

This month, Recreation News is giving a way a two-night Blue Ridge Mountain Getaway for four. Your prize includes: A two-night stay at Hilton Garden Inn-Roanoke Regional attraction passes Two-hour hybrid bike rentals through Underdog […]

Culture

Fort Roberdeau celebrates American independence

June 14, 2017

In the days of the American Revolution, Blair County was on the Pennsylvania frontier. The county, home to the city of Altoona, is still largely rural in nature. Located about three hours from Washington, D.C., […]

Destinations

New GeoTrail will add to existing 39-cache challenge

June 12, 2017

Cambria County, in west-central Pennsylvania, has been a canal port, a railroad, and steelmaking center, and home to immigrants from European countries. But, it is perhaps the three major floods that struck Johnstown, in southern […]