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March 4, 2015

Boy Scout snow caves and Tom Sawyer

By Daris Howard

I couldn’t get off work until almost 5 p.m., and since it was February, that meant I couldn’t get my scout troop to the campsite until after dark. We had prepared everything we could the Tuesday before, so it was…

“Number, please:” the telephone
Looking Back
March 4, 2015

“Number, please:” the telephone

Anyone growing up in today’s world would be pretty amazed to learn what a person went through to talk on the telephone back in my youth. I am pretty sure they would not want to take a step back in time for that experience….

Going to the movies at the “Everything Store”
Generation Y
March 4, 2015

Going to the movies at the “Everything Store”

What do you do when you’ve already watched all the good movies on Netflix Instant?

Reevaluate your life, maybe? No, you move on to the digital movie library at Amazon Instant Video. Like Netflix, Amazon.com offers a subscription service for unlimited streaming access…

Making the bed
Generation Y
February 26, 2015

Making the bed

Do you make your bed in the morning? And if not, do you think you’re a terrible human being?

I myself do not make the bed. Since I don’t enjoy doing chores, I do them only as necessary—and making the bed has always…

Rockin’ the Region with Garden State Radio
Rockin' The Region
February 26, 2015

Rockin’ the Region with Garden State Radio

Garden State Radio is not only a band not-to-be-missed, it’s a concert experience not-to-be-missed. They play all the top hits and have the best lights in the business. They describe their show as the ultimate experience in sight and sound, an audio visual event…

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February 25, 2015

Death Race finisher gives advice for outlasting the elements

By Carolyn Dean

Let’s be honest, with a shortened amount of sunlight and days when the thermometer barely rises above 10 degrees, going outside can be miserable without proper preparation.

Dylan Davis, 23 from Butler, Penn., knows this firsthand. He recently was…

The Mountain Journal: Cold toes and warm lodges
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February 25, 2015

The Mountain Journal: Cold toes and warm lodges

By Tony Crespi

It’s really cold. Really, really cold! My teeth are chattering and my feet feel frozen. It’s just bitter cold out there! Now, understand, a lifetime of mountain escapes and repeated bouts of frostbite, when I worked as a race coach…

Running on empty
Movie Diaries
February 25, 2015

Running on empty

By Dom Cioffi

My son’s fifth grade basketball team was just beaten in the first round of the playoffs to officially end their 2014-2015 season. Like all defeats, this one was difficult to swallow. But as any athlete will likely admit, losing doesn’t…