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Johnstown Disaster Still A Tourist Draw 131 Years After the Fact 

  By Dave Zuchowski   Photos by Bill Rockwell The historic town of Johnstown, 67 miles east of Pittsburgh, has a huge history that belies its small size. Its advantageous location along the Pennsylvania Main Line Canal and, later the Pennsylvania Railroad, contributed to its growth. Starting around 1860, rich coal and iron resources in the …

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New York’s Adirondacks – A Stunning Landscape to Play Golf and Explore

Experience and photos by Deirdre Frost A trip to New York’s Adirondacks is spectacular, but one destination that is special in the world of golf is surprisingly, a family-run golf resort just outside Lake George in Warrensburg. Known as Cronin’s Golf Resort, this 18-hole golf course attracts players from far and wide to practice their …

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Nidhe Synagogue Barbados

Barbados: Jewish history from 1628

By Roland Leiser Barbados in the West Indies counts among its national treasures Bridgetown’s Nidhe Israel synagogue (the Scattered of Israel) and yes, pop singer Rihanna. A street named for Barbados-born Rihanna reflects her world-wide fame, but the capital city’s synagogue and museum represent cultural icons of a different sort–a centuries-old Jewish past. Barbados Synagogue …

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