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Gettysburg Pa.

(The ski lift at Bear Creek is just a short stroll from the nearby hotel.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Avoiding Driving Hassles on Ski Vacations

If there’s a big winter getaway in your future but big-time snow is in the forecast, here’s a way to do it with no problems.

01/09/2014

File Photo (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

As ‘War’ Rages, Gettysburg Vendors Hope To Cash In

As re-enacted war raged several miles away, tourists strolled a commercial strip of Gettysburg to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s pivotal battle.

06/29/2013

(The adjacent hills of Liberty Mountain ski resort make a picturesque backdrop on a fall day for the first tee at Carroll Valley golf course.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: ‘Transition’ Days

This time of year, some days feel like winter, and then right back into fall.

11/08/2012

(Cemetery Ridge, at Gettysburg.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Gettysburg, Pa.

Gettysburg is a magnet for Civil War buffs the year round. But this week it’s an ideal fall getaway.

10/25/2012

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Gettysburg Museum Rethinks, Pulls Booth Bobblehead Off Its Shelves

For about a week, visitors to the Gettysburg battlefield could pick up a unique souvenir: a bobblehead doll of Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth.

03/14/2012

(Opponents of a casino in Gettysburg, Pa. cheer as the state's gaming control board awards the license elsewhere.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Gettysburg Group Loses Bid For Casino License Near Historic Battlefield

A group seeking to place a casino near the historic battlefield was among the losing applicants today as the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board awarded the state’s last currently available casino license to a resort near Pittsburgh.

04/14/2011

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