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Rebekka Coakley, Town&Gown

Rebekka Coakley is a freelance writer living in Philadelphia.

Articles by Rebekka Coakley, Town&Gown

Great Outdoors: Places to Make a Splash in Central PA Great Outdoors: Places to Make a Splash in Central PA
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Rebekka Coakley, Town&Gown
As summer temperatures – and the electric bills for air conditioning – continue to climb, it’s the perfect time to check out the many bodies of water in Centre County that are safe for swimming or otherwise cooling off. [Read More]
Great Outdoors: Places to Make a Splash in Central PA Great Outdoors: Places to Make a Splash in Central PA
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
As summer temperatures – and the electric bills for air conditioning – continue to climb, it’s the perfect time to check out the many bodies of water in Centre County that are safe for swimming or otherwise cooling off. For Lillian Glunt, a Centre County resident, the lake at Bald [Read More]
Even in Winter, Hardy Kayakers Find Peace on the Water Even in Winter, Hardy Kayakers Find Peace on the Water
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Rebekka Coakley, Town&Gown
When life gets stressful, meditation, fresh air, and exercise can often help relieve the tension. Sue Melbourne prefers to do all three at the same time, through kayaking. [Read More]
Great Outdoors: Even in winter, hardy kayakers find peace on the water Great Outdoors: Even in winter, hardy kayakers find peace on the water
25 weeks ago - Town and gown
When life gets stressful, meditation, fresh air, and exercise can often help relieve the tension. Sue Melbourne prefers to do all three at the same time, through kayaking. “It’s about connecting to the river and being in the flow. Specifically with whitewater kayaking, you have to [Read More]
Great Outdoors: Adventure on the Water Great Outdoors: Adventure on the Water
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Rebekka Coakley, Town&Gown
On a sunny summer day in 2012, Mindy Krause went on her first kayaking sojourn. Although the State College resident went with experienced kayakers, she didn’t really need anyone to show her what to do. [Read More]
Great Outdoors: Adventure on the Water Great Outdoors: Adventure on the Water
60 weeks ago - Town and gown
From adrenaline junkies to those who just want to relax, kayaking offers a bond with nature [Read More]
Runner's High Runner's High
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Rebekka Coakley, Town&Gown
Sure, running can be misery, but enthusiasts say that’s outweighed by the inner peace they feel. [Read More]
Runner’s High: Sure, running can be misery, but enthusiasts say that’s outweighed by the inner peace they feel Runner’s High: Sure, running can be misery, but enthusiasts say that’s outweighed by the inner peace they feel
69 weeks ago - Town and gown
When Denise Weaver of Pleasant Gap started running more than a decade ago, she did it to lose weight and get in shape. A co-worker who is an avid runner had suggested she give running a try herself. She hated it. “I ran a short distance around my development and I thought I was dying, I [Read More]
Sweet Reward: Cold, Snowy Winter Promises to Deliver a Bumper Crop of Maple Syrup Sweet Reward: Cold, Snowy Winter Promises to Deliver a Bumper Crop of Maple Syrup
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Rebekka Coakley, Town&Gown
For about a month each year, around the end of February to the end of March – depending on the severity of the winter – the sap in maple trees is at its prime to be collected and turned into maple syrup. Professionals and amateurs alike head out into forests of the Northeast to tap maple trees a [Read More]
Sweet Reward: Cold, snowy winter promises to deliver a bumper crop of maple syrup Sweet Reward: Cold, snowy winter promises to deliver a bumper crop of maple syrup
77 weeks ago - Town and gown
For about a month each year, around the end of February to the end of March – depending on the severity of the winter – the sap in maple trees is at its prime to be collected and turned into maple syrup. Professionals and amateurs alike head out into forests of the Northeast to tap maple [Read More]
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