Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:13:12 PM
It seems like every day the number of different types of handheld, mobile devices continues to grow. What was once a simple cellular telephone that connected people through texts and photos, has exploded into an entire marketplace of these mini-computers. So prevalent and ubiquitous are these... read more
Friday, January 09, 2015 10:51:35 AM
Trail Town Events to Look Forward to in 2015
Planning your trip on the Great Allegheny Passage for 2015? The Trail Towns and the Pittsburgh region are busy planning local events that are family-friendly and show up the local heritage. Now is a great time to plan your adventure on the GAP trail and ... read more
Thursday, January 08, 2015 10:23:18 AM
A discarded piece of glass or a shiny and treasured piece of jewelry?
An old scrap of fabric or a rare, vintage swath with which to reupholster?
A used can ready to be recycled or a shiny medium with which to up-cycle?
It’s all about perspective. As we welcome a new year, we... read more
Monday, December 15, 2014 9:47:24 AM
December is here and the lights are up at our home. It certainly puts me in the spirit of things despite the hectic alter-ego of the season.
Hanukkah would not be the same without the Menorah and the Christmas Tree makes Christmas a little more special for young and old. Holiday music, games,... read more
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 2:46:59 PM
On December 3, 2014 three winners were announced for the ‘Get on the Trail!’ Entrepreneurial Contest for Business Development and Expansion. The contest was eligible for new and expanding businesses along the Erie to Pittsburgh Trail segment. This year’s competition had a total of ... read more
Friday, December 05, 2014 3:13:27 PM
The Big Savage Tunnel is Closed for the Winter but the Great Allegheny Passage isn’t
Just because the Big Savage Tunnel is closed until April doesn’t mean that you can’t use the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) trail during the winter months. There are still lots of things to do in ... read more
Monday, November 17, 2014 10:15:12 AM
On November 7, 2014 the Laurel Highland Visitors Bureau held the 4th annual Interactive Marketing Summit at the Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College. This summit was attended by many businesses and organizations throughout the Laurel Highlands region. Throughout the event the Laurel Highland ... read more
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 9:58:42 AM
On November 5, 2014, the Trail Town Program held its first annual Fall Summit in Oil City, PA at the Days Inn Oil City Conference Center. Over 45 members from various communities and businesses along the Erie to Pittsburgh Trail System attended the conference, including, Titusville, Oil City,... read more
Monday, November 10, 2014 9:31:47 AM
In the dead of night, I sometimes awake to the muted sound of a train whistle. Strangely, there are no active rail lines in ear shot of our little trail town. While I am sure there is a logical explanation, it is not lost on me that a once-prosperous railway did run through town. In fact, its path... read more
Monday, November 03, 2014 10:03:40 AM
On October 27th, the Trail Town Program held its annual Fall summit at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Cumberland, Maryland. Just over forty business owners, community members, and volunteers from several of the Trail Towns came to the summit. After the introductions Courtney Mahronich, one of the... read more