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What’s New On The Western Pa. Slopes

There are five resorts near locations where Philadelphia skiers and riders frequently travel west of the Susquehanna – Harrisburg, Gettysburg, State College and Seven Springs Conference Center. Here’s what’s new at those spots.

11/26/2014

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Guide To Visiting Philadelphia For The Holidays

Whether coming home for a slice of mom’s homemade pumpkin pie, visiting for the first time or following an annual family tradition, Philadelphia is brimming with holiday events, beckoning venues and delightful activities throughout the holiday season.

11/22/2014

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What’s New On The Eastern Pa. Slopes

Skiers and riders will see dynamic innovations on the eastern Pennsylvania snow scene this season. Millions of dollars have been poured into resort improvements from parking lots to lodges, accommodations, lifts and summits.

11/20/2014

(Manmade snow piles up at Spring Mountain.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Winter Sports Season Opens

An arsenal of snow guns is blasting out literally tons of snow each night at nearby Spring Mountain. Can ski season be far off?

11/20/2014

(TSA spokesman Michael McCarthy points to some of the items confiscated from air travelers.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

TSA: Knitting Needles And Ice Skates OK On Plane, But Fake Saws Should Stay Home

As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items are no-nos.

11/19/2014

Marnie Conley, Marketing Director of Longwood, accepts award from Cintas. (credit: Longwood Gardens)

Bathrooms At Longwood Gardens Voted Best In America

When you have to go, do it at Longwood Gardens.

11/19/2014

115th Boston Marathon

Guide To The 2014 Philadelphia Marathon

The Philadelphia Marathon is back in 2014, and there are more than 50,000 spectators, 30,000 runners and 2,500 volunteers expected to descend on the City of Brotherly Love.

11/18/2014

The Zoo's giraffe, Abigail, celebrates her third birthday on July 18, 2013. (credit: Philadelphia Zoo)

Top Budget Attractions In Philadelphia

Soak up the history and take in the sights in Philadelphia without breaking the bank. Philly-area residents and visitors should check out these top attractions that all can enjoy, regardless of budget.

11/15/2014

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Getaway Guide: Trips For ‘Loners’

Where do “loners” go for a getaway where they can be left alone or find a bit of company – if the mood strikes? There are many spots within an easy weekend drive of Philadelphia.

11/13/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: College Horsemanship on Parade

Who knew that our region had ten colleges that field exciting equestrian teams, staging dynamic horse shows on a weekly basis?

11/13/2014

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Getaway Guide: Veterans Day Destinations

On November 11th, we’ll celebrate Veterans Day, a tribute to the men and women who served in the armed forces during times of both conflict and peace.

11/06/2014

(Richard Maloney, the former KYW Newsradio reporter and military veteran, visits the US Navy submarine base at New London, Conn.   File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Memories of Military Service

Many US military veterans make pilgrimages to the places where they once served. Some are surprised to see how much things have changed.

11/06/2014

Watch The Fall Colors

Top Spots For A Cabin Weekend Near Philadelphia

Whether you crave a cozy weekend away from it all or you just want to take the family away for the weekend, there’s nothing like “roughing it” in a cabin. Not sure where to find a cabin for rent? Try one of our top picks.

11/01/2014

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Getaway Guide: Scoring A Ski Area Job

The resorts are hiring right now, with many part time jobs available, from lift attendants to food service workers. Starting closest to home, here’s where they are and how to get in on the action.

10/30/2014

(Spring Mountain ski area operator Rick Buckman, standing in front of snowmaking equipment, is hiring winter staff  right now.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Wintertime Work-and-Play Ski Adventures

Ski resort operators can’t wait till the snow flies to obtain the staff they need for a brisk season on the slopes. They’re hiring now.

10/30/2014

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