Pennsylvania

Adventuring in the Pocono Mountains

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

Just 75 miles from New York and 85 miles from Philadelphia, the Pocono Mountains make for a convenient retreat and with so much to offer throughout the seasons, from outdoor adventures, fine dining, shopping and pampering, it's a destination that can be enjoyed by all.

AMAZING Moment Deer Crashes Through Bus Windscreen - And Survives (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK

This is the shocking moment a young deer crashes through the windscreen of a bus, and the panicked beast miraculously survives. Authorities from Ca...

I Should Be So Rocky...

Rebecca Root | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Root

After spending several months in Pennsylvania I felt somewhat guilty that all I'd really seen were the vance expanses of green that stretched across glittering lakes and woodland forests. I needed to see more of the state and Philadelphia seemed like the perfect place to go.

All-American Experience

Rebecca Root | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Root

Honesdale is the kind of white picket-fence neighborhood where swinging benches hang from porches and american flags flap from the beamers, so you wouldn't expect much nightlife. We did however, manage to find one lone bar with music where the residents of Honesdale were just all too interested to see who these crazy kids were.

Get Your Scrant-On!

Rebecca Root | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Root

These are just a few occasions that stick out in my mind but lord knows there were a good few more fun experiences to be had in Scranton... Scranton has played host to a whole load of crazy camp antics that I couldn't even begin to write about but I can surely say that it holds a place in every Round Lake counsellor's heart.

Let's Get This Travel Thing Started!

Rebecca Root | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Root

So I applied to Camp America and got accepted to Round Lake Camp, Pennsylvania. I think possibly the best decision I ever made right there. It was an affordable way to go and see some of the world, I worked for two months and my visa gave me an extra few months to travel afterwards.

LIVE BLOG: Hurricane Sandy Moves In

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

The monstrous Hurricane Sandy has crashed into America's east coast, hitting it with 90mph winds and torrential rain. It became a category two stor...

PHOTOS: Atlantic City Underwater As Hurricane Sandy Hits

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

Hurricane Sandy is threatening to turn into a "super storm" which could have a "devastating landfall" within 100 miles of New York, forecasters have w...

'Super Storm'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

Before Hurricane Sandy hits, don't wait. Get out. The message is stark from US President Barack Obama, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, New Jersey...

'A Serious And Dangerous Storm'

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

New York City is in lockdown as the American east coast braces itself for mega-storm Hurricane Sandy. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ordered the evacu...

Man 'Holding Office Workers Hostage In Pennsylvania'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK

Police are responding to reports that a man with explosives and a gun is holding office workers hostage in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A Swat team ha...

A Love Letter to Autumn

Black Tomato | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

The 'season of mists and mellow fruitfulness' is upon us friends. But rather than plod into autumn all down-and-out looking longingly at summer's long shadow, let us embrace all its burnt orange glory.