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By: Cindy Adams Dunn, Secretary of Conservation and Natural Resources Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf HOLIDAYS SHARE TWEET Environment, Holidays, The Blog What are your New Year’s resolutions? Stay healthy, reduce stress, spend more time with family? We can help with all these things starting January 1 on a First Day Hike. Held in 28 Pennsylvania state parks, the guided hikes are free, and are part of a national effort to promote both healthy lifestyles and get people outdoors for year-round recreation at state parks.An invigorating walk or hike in a beautiful state park helps burn off holiday calories, cure cabin fever and spend time together with friends and family.State involvement has grown to the point where all 50 states sponsor First Day Hikes. Pennsylvanians are fortunate to have a state park within 25 miles, as well as 2.2 million acres of state forest land that they can explore. In addition to improving our quality of life and giving us places to play outdoors, state parks and the visitors they draw contribute close to a billion dollars in economic activity in nearby communities each year.The following Pennsylvania state parks are participating during daylight hours January 1, 2017:BeltzvilleCaledoniaCanoe CreekCodorusCowans GapDelaware CanalFrench CreekGreenwood FurnaceGifford PinchotJacobsburg Environmental Education CenterJennings Environmental Education CenterKeystoneKings Gap Environmental Education CenterLittle BuffaloLyman RunMoraineNescopeckNolde Forest Environmental Education CenterParker DamPine Grove FurnacePrince GallitzinPymatuningR.B. WinterShawneeSinnemahoningPresque Isle State Park in Erie will offer a New Year’s Eve or “Last Night” hike for those who wish to ring in the new year while hiking. This 3-mile easy hike begins at 11 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, and will end around 1 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1. Also, Bald Eagle State Park in Centre County is offer an evening hike Dec. 31 that will focus on owls in the park.Most of the hikes are about one or two miles, but some can be longer depending on the park and its terrain. The treks are guided by state park staff or volunteers. For a complete list of hikes and times check the DCNR Calendar of Events.Last year in Pennsylvania, participants hiked more than 3,000 miles on the first day of the year.If you’d rather hit the trail on your own, somewhere closer to home, Pennsylvania has more than 5,800 local parks. This online map lets you search for one by county, name or location.The ‘welcome mat’ is out at our state and local parks and trails. I’ll be bundling up and heading to the First Day Hike at Pine Grove Furnace State Park in Cumberland County. Join me!Hikers are invited to share their experience on social media using #FirstDayHike and #GetOutdoorsPA. December 21, 2016 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Step off on the Right Foot on a First Day Hike at a Pennsylvania State Park
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Messi scored four goals as Argentina reached the final in Brazil, but he cut a peripheral figure in the latter stages as his side finished runners-up to Germany following a 1-0 defeat after extra time.Argentina last won the World Cup in 1986 with Diego Maradona inspiring the country to a second title. In Russia, they will face Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria in Group D.Share on: WhatsApp Buenos Aires, Argentina | AFP | Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli said Tuesday he expects captain and star striker Lionel Messi to arrive at the World Cup in peak form after he battled fatigue at the 2014 tournament.“We’ve spoken with Leo about what’s happening and that he doesn’t find himself in the same situation four years ago when he arrived exhausted at the World Cup (in Brazil),” Sampaoli said at a news conference.The former Chile and Sevilla coach added the goal was to ensure that Messi “makes the most of his rest periods to arrive (in Russia) at the top of his physical and mental form”.
Days after brutal beatingThe 22-year-old woman who was the reported victim of a brutal beating over the weekend and was said to be in an “unresponsive” state at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) has now succumbed to her injuries.Dead is Kescia Branche, a mother of one and a teacher attached to the Richard Ishmael Secondary School. Branche resided in Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown.The teacher reportedly succumbed to her injuries at around 17:00h on Tuesday while receiving medical treatment at the GPHC. Additionally, two persons, including a Police Constable, have been detained for questioning as the authorities continue to probe the incident.Dead: School teacher Kescia BranchePolice A Division (Georgetown-East Bank Demerara) Commander, Assistant Commissioner Marlon Chapman, confirmed that two persons were in custody assisting with investigations. He noted that this development is as a result of the CCTV footage provided by the Newtown Night Club, where the teacher was partying last Saturday night.The Police said the rank is under close arrest and cooperating. The unconscious body of the Richard Ismael Secondary School teacher was found in the vicinity of Princes Street and Louisa Row, Georgetown on Sunday morning and was rushed to the GPHC where she remained in an unconscious state, hooked up to life support machines.Her father, Alfred Branche, told <<