Coraopolis Train Station Project

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The Coraopolis Train Station was built in 189 by Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad. This station serviced passengers between Beaver County and Pittsburgh. Now the station is currently undergoing renovations to restore the station for new use. The station was purchased by the Coraopolis Community Development Foundation in 2006. The goal for the project is to restore the historic landmark … Continue reading

Trailside Lodging Opens in McKeesport

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On Friday, July 8, Trail Town McKeesport opened the McKeesport Hostel in Gergely Riverfront Park. The new hostel fills the much needed amenity of inexpensive lodging in McKeesport for those riding on the Great Allegheny Passage. The new hostel is operated by the McKeesport Trail Commission. The hostel was formerly used as a snack bar. Now, this building has four … Continue reading

Live Music during Heritage Days in Cumberland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Leyh, Downtown Promotions Director Telephone: (301) 724-3655 ext 103 Cell: (301) 697-4095 Email: steven.leyh@cumberlandmd.gov Jam Band – Fletcher’s Grove, Fab Four Tribute – Beatlemania Now! Performing Friday and Saturday Night Concerts at Canal Place Come celebrate Heritage Days Weekend on Friday and Saturday nights with free concerts at Canal Place as part of Cumberland Comes … Continue reading

Few more volunteers needed – Trail Counts

Last year two synchronized trail counts took place at popular trail access areas on the Erie to Pittsburgh Trail. Volunteers were located at trailheads between Titusville and Foxburg to measure trail traffic and collect zip code data from cyclists. Last year, volunteers tracked visitors from across western PA as well as the Cleveland and Akron areas and both North and … Continue reading