|Two modes of transport, heading into Duncannon|
Join the Duncannon Appalachian Trail Community Advisory Committee next Thursday at 6:30pm at the Borough Office in Duncannon (428 N. High St.) for the monthly meeting. Only a little over four months to go until the June 2nd designation event!
In addition to progress with designation event planning event coordinator Trailangel Mary will have updates for on Thursday, a Norfolk Southern Corp. Enola Yard employee volunteer day has been tentatively scheduled for May 12th. The planned project entails clean-up and improvements to the Ann St. and Margretta St. river arches to provide residents, visitors and paddlers with enhanced river access points.
Interesting read about another post-industrial community located in rural Western Massachusetts on the Connecticut River: Turners Falls turns on the charm to lure small businesses, tourism and the art.
|The Strathmore Mill, power canal & bike path at Turners Falls|
"Another plus for the village is its bike path that draws cyclists, joggers and walkers to the banks of the river and the canal. 'We’ve always had a river that is beautiful. We’ve always had architecture that is beautiful,” Abbondanzio said of Turners Falls. “We’re trying to capitalize on those assets and make it a place people would want to come to.'"