LATEST NEWS FROM SCRTA

20th Annual River and Wind Challenge – Saturday, Sept. 18

Sep 2, 2021

The Salvation Army’s 20th Annual River and Wind Challenge – Saturday, Sept. 18 Be there to enjoy a day of biking with the whole family and directly raise funds supporting local neighbors in need. The rides start at 8 a.m. at the Meyersdale Train Station; registrants will ride bikes along the Great Allegheny Passage between a 50 or…

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Progress at Somerset Lake Nature Park

Sep 1, 2021

Work toward refilling Somerset Lake moves forward on two fronts. First, the spillway control structure is taking shape at the dam.  This will control the water level allowing adjustments as needed.  Once all the pieces are in place, a test will fill the lake partially.  The contractor can check the dam and structures to see…

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Available now – THE GREAT ALLEGHENY PASSAGE COMPANION – Vol. 2

Aug 24, 2021

The updated and expanded edition of Bill Metzgar’s “THE GREAT ALLEGHENY PASSAGE COMPANION – Vol. 2” is available now. The first edition of The Great Allegheny Passage Companion told stories of the trail’s first 100 miles from McKeesport to Meyersdale. Now, Bill Metzger takes you along the completed GAP Trail from Cumberland to Pittsburgh. In Bill’s inimitable…

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Tour de Trail is September 18th – Register Today

Aug 22, 2021

In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001, the 9/11 National Memorial Trail is excited to host our third annual Tour de Trail bike ride – Saturday, September 18, through beautiful Somerset Co. The 24-mile ride starts in Berlin, PA, goes to the Flight 93 National Memorial and returns to Berlin. For details…

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Pizza, Espresso & Scones … Oh My!

Aug 16, 2021

Confluence welcomes two new restaurants!  The Tissue Farm opened an espresso and tea shop in May. The menu features espresso drinks, chai (made in-house), hot chocolate, teas, and lemonade located on Latrobe Ave.  Plus, locally made baked goods are on hand. A recent Five-Star Google Review sums it up; “Their espresso drinks and their cold press are…

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