Category: Outdoors
Feb 13

Snowed In

Warmer winters are a challenge for Pennsylvania's ski industry, which has a long and storied history. To thrive in this new reality, the state's resorts are going green, expanding their year-round offerings, and improving snow-making technology.

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Feb 12

Philipsburg is a rising star in the PA Wilds

This Centre County town has a growing stable of small businesses and a wealth of historic downtown properties ready for a refresh. Thanks to hard work by a passionate group of stakeholders, the comeback is just getting started.

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Feb 11

A fresh look for Centre County tourism

This beautiful region has a lot to offer, from bike trails and world-class fishing to charming towns and thriving breweries. The freshly rebranded Happy Valley Adventure Bureau hopes to lure visitors and boost small businesses.

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Jan 2

Keystone Edge's top 5 stories of 2019

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!

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Nov 11

A buzz in the valley

The towns along the Monongahela River in southwestern PA have banded together to support local economic development, increase tourism, and improve quality-of-life. Their work is paying off.

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Aug 12

Give it up for PA's park and recreation professionals

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.

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Jul 15

Allegheny Outfitters expands in downtown Warren

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.

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May 14

A floating field trip on the Mon River

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.

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