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Search Continues For Man Who Went Into River, Over Waterfall

OHIOPYLE, Pa. (AP) – Volunteers and search crews are still looking for the body of a man who plunged into a western Pennsylvania river and over a waterfall last week. 134 more words


Crews Call Off Search For The Night After Man Goes Over Falls At Ohiopyle

OHIOPYLE (KDKA) – Rescue crews have called off their search for the night after working for hours at Ohiopyle State Park where a man fell into the raging Yough River Wednesday afternoon and went over the falls. 244 more words


Swallow Falls Canyon Trail

On Day 2 of our fall getaway, we put on some warm hiking clothes and drove to Swallow Falls State Park to see the waterfalls. The rain held off and we practically had the park to ourselves. 130 more words


Ohiopyle, PA, Beginning of October, 2014

So, when we last left our adventurers, the Fantastic 5 were headed home from a trip to Ohio – but more exploits awaited.  If you head back East from the Cleveland area, and don’t mind taking the southerly route, what beautiful state park is not-too-much out of the way?   800 more words


Navigating the Adventure Waterways

Piloting a water craft has never been my strong suit.  I have always been attracted to rafts, kayaks, canoes and the like, but my technique has never allowed me to be successful.   1,113 more words

DA: Woman Was Kidnapped, Tortured Before Death

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (KDKA/AP) – Prosecutors are urging a judge to allow them to present evidence that a woman, whose body was recovered in the Youghiogheny River river last year, was kidnapped and tortured prior to her death. 279 more words


Rat Goes River Rafting: Down the Youghiogheny River

 Bones heal.

Chicks dig scars.

Pain is temporary.

I have a few very defined fears. Heights are one of them. Rushing water is another. So maybe it wasn’t the wisest move to okay my uncle’s proposal to go white-water rafting in Pennsylvania. 1,193 more words