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Stonycreek River Voted Pennsylvania’s 2012 River of the Year

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Great article posted on PR Newswire: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/stonycreek-river-voted-pennsylvanias-2012-river-of-the-year-136942653.html HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Stonycreek River, flowing through Cambria and Somerset counties, has been voted Pennsylvania’s River of the Year for 2012. For the second year, a public, online vote selected the winning river from among four nominees. Stonycreek River received 2,777 votes among the [...]

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Seven Springs Opening Day THIS Friday!

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

We Are Ready! It's official – Seven Springs Mountain Resort will open Friday, December 16 for the 2011-2012 season! Initial snowmaking began Wednesday, December, 7, with the resort’s Mountain Crew making snow on the Front Face of the mountain and the snow tubing park. After six intense days of snowmaking, the resort has an average [...]

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Seven Springs Presents The Streets, The First-Ever Urban Terrain Park

Monday, December 12th, 2011

SEVEN SPRINGS presents The Streets, THE FIRST-EVER URBAN TERRAIN PARK SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. – Changing the game of urban snowboarding, Seven Springs Mountain Resort is proud to present The Streets at Seven Springs – a park dedicated to urban snowboarding, featuring an on-mountain replica of urban riding at its best. Pulling inspiration from the surrounding [...]

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Enter to win a relaxing overnight getaway in the country!

Monday, September 12th, 2011

One visit to the Laurel Highlands and it’s easy to see why visitors fall in love with this mountainous region of Pennsylvania. Here you’ll find some of the most dramatic fall foliage on the East Coast, unique ways to enjoy the colorful scenery, and great places to stay.

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The SCA Trail Town Outreach Corps Pedals the Great Allegheny Passage – Part 1

Friday, August 12th, 2011

This is a 3-part series of 3 day trips of our journey from McKeesport, PA to Cumberland, MD.

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Let the Blue Wash Over You

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Take time to enjoy the beautiful blue skies and calming waters this summer in the Laurel Highlands!

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Summit Inn a Step Back in Time

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Listed on the “National Register of Historic Places” – the Summit Inn´s classic architecture, old world charm and friendly atmosphere has hosted guests for more than 100 years.

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Westmoreland's Fair to Promote Education Through Entertainment

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

The theme for this year’s fair is “From the Farm Gate, to the Dinner Plate”, check out what else is new!

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Experience the Great Allegheny Passage with Seven Springs

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Taking a ride on the Great Allegheny Passage bike trail has never been easier! Seven Springs is now offering transportation to and from the trailheads, Trek bikes, helmets, lunch and more!

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Great Allegheny Passage Trail Nears Finish

Monday, June 20th, 2011

The Great Allegheny Passage bike trail is within just 2 miles of connecting Pittsburgh and Cumberland, MD.

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