State park in Tunkhannock (Shutterstock)
Pennsylvania is Getting 3 New State Parks

The Wolf administration has announced plans for new state parks in Chester, Wyoming, and York Counties.

Harvey Sutton and his family would have seen sights like this as they trekked through the Pennsylvania portion of the Appalachian Trail. (Shutterstock/DrewTheHobbit)
Skittles, Imagination Fuel Energetic 5-Year-Old Who Conquered the Appalachian Trail

At 5 years old, Harvey Sutton is one of the youngest to complete the Appalachian Trail, after tagging along with his parents over more than 2,100 miles in 209 days.

A university graduate student holds a female blue jay in her open hand to release it in Silver Spring, Md., after removing it from a mist net used to capture birds for banding or other research projects. A mysterious ailment has sickened and killed thousands of songbirds in several mid-Atlantic states since late spring. (AP File Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
EXPLAINER: What’s Killing Mid-Atlantic Songbirds?

A mysterious ailment has been killing fledgling blue jays, American robins, European starlings, and common grackles.