From Easton to Altoona, our top five stories of 2019 were all about local, local, local. People wanted to read about cities and towns evolving, thinking big, and using existing assets to build a brighter future. Look forward to more of the same from Keystone Edge in 2020!
On July 19, 2019 Pennsylvania celebrated its first ever Park and Recreation Professionals Day. The honorees are charged with maintaining and promoting over 6,000 community parks and 12,000 miles of trails — life in PA wouldn't be the same without them.
River tubing is the stuff of magical childhood memories — and adult adventures, too. Southeastern PA is a hotbed for this low-impact, high-fun activity. This summer, call some friends, grab some sunscreen, ditch your phone, and let the current take you.
The veteran-owned, independent outfitter is putting all of its services — kayak/canoe rental, outdoor gear, trip-planning — under one roof. A local brewery will soon join them. It's a big moment for the company and also for this PA Wilds town, a gem for nature lovers.
This year, hundreds of students from the area will climb aboard Explorer, an amazing interactive classroom that also happens to be a boat. In addition to conducting experiments and observing wildlife, the kids will learn about the history of the Mon and how to be better stewards of the river.
Festivals and concerts provide a huge economic boost to urban areas and rural regions alike by creating jobs, drawing tourists, and supporting local businesses. Keep that in mind this summer when you're purchasing a ticket or snagging something from the merch table.