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Valley Forge Pa.

(Bicycles along the Schuylkill River Canal.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Nearby Schuylkill River Trail

Want to avoid traffic and crowds this holiday weekend, but still get into the great outdoors? Here’s an ideal getaway just minutes from home.

08/28/2014

(Cars head over the Brooklyn Bridge beside a blacked-out New York City skyline on August 14, 2003.  Credit: Spencer Platt/ Getty Images)

On 10th Anniversary of Major US Power Outage, Electric Industry More Secure

“It was a pretty scary time in that, immediately after it happened, we really did not know what had caused it,” recalls an electric industry official at a major regional interconnect in Valley Forge, Pa.

08/14/2013

(Richard McDonough, left, of "America Responds With Love" runs down his group's gift of 30,000 flower bulbs to Upper Merion Township.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Upper Merion Twp. Gets Gift of 30,000 Flower Bulbs For Its 300th Anniversary

Richard McDonough, of the Valley Forge-based nonprofit “America Responds With Love” (far left), says they will be planting seven varieties of bulbs, which will not only bloom this spring but return year after year.

02/05/2013

(Alec Horanzy, 89, second from right, was one of four Pearl Harbor survivors to attend a memorial service at the Freedoms Foundation in Valley Forge.  Credit:  David Madden)

In Valley Forge, Pa., Pearl Harbor Survivors Mark 70th Anniversary Of Japanese Attack

Pennsylvania’s lone remaining chapter of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association insists its members will continue with these memorials, even as their national association in Hawaii is disbanding.

12/07/2011

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Construction Set For New EZ-Pass-Only Turnpike Exit In Chester County

The new EZ-Pass only interchange will be located about halfway between the Valley Forge and Downingtown interchanges on the east-west turnpike. It will let drivers enter and exit the turnpike in both directions at Route 29.

03/24/2011

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