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C&O Canal Recruits Retired Teachers In Allegany Co.

The Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park is looking for retired school teachers in Allegany County.

01/17/2014

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Old Ways Of Life On C&O Coming Back

It appears some of the old ways of life on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal gradually will be coming back to Williamsport now that the National Park Service has announced plans to move forward with at least three projects on the canal that will re-create features of the former commercial waterway and enhance visitor experiences.

12/22/2013

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake’s Panama Canal Visit Could Lead To Big Business in Baltimore

Big plans for the port. The mayor just returned from visiting the Panama Canal with Vice President Joe Biden. Improvements being made there will have huge impacts on Baltimore.

11/21/2013

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C&O Canal Support Group Backs Education Program

A group that supports the C&O Canal National Historical Park says it’s donating more money to a program that brings students to the canal.

11/15/2013

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C&O Canal Trail’s Paw Paw Towpath Reopens

The National Park Service says the Paw Paw Tunnel in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park has been reopened following repairs prompted by a January rock slide.

04/19/2013

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C&O Canal Lockhouse Rental Program May Expand

The National Park Service says it’s considering expanding an overnight lodging program in the Chesapeake & Ohio National Historical Park.

03/19/2013

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Man Credited With Role In Slackwater Restoration

Tom Perry and his wife, Linda, are trained to remove an invasive plant along the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal known as garlic mustard, and he volunteers to take church groups and others on guided bicycle rides on the towpath.

10/01/2012

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Cumberland Eyes Better Amtrak-Bicyclist Link

Cumberland officials say nearly $300,000 worth of upgrades to the city’s Amtrak station will help strengthen the link between the passenger line and a Pittsburgh-to-Washington bicycle route.

07/05/2011

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