Visit Derry sightseeing pass encourages tour of city museums and attractions

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A new sightseeing pass has been launched to encourage the welcoming of tourists back to Derry this summer.

The new Visit Derry pass is an integrated ticket that will help visitors plan a break in Derry and enjoy access to multiple experiences within the compact walkable city.

The Visit Derry Pass will provide discounted entry to ten of the most-loved attractions and activities across the city.

The pass gives ticket holders access to iconic sites including The Guildhall, Tower Museum, Siege Museum and The Museum of Free Derry; tours of the City’s cathedrals and churches; and access to several guided

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North Gill Street regional bike, pedestrian connector now open

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The Borough of State College and Penn State recently opened a shared-use bicycle and pedestrian path in the borough’s West End neighborhood that will provide access to West Campus.

“The Borough of State College is excited to have this important connection to the regional bike system,” said State College Mayor Ron Filippelli. “Travelers can now travel on pathways from the west end of campus to the Community Field near State High and then link up to the Westerly Parkway and Orchard Park bike path. It is a great way to explore the Borough of State College.

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Hotel jobs crunch taking bigger bite in Massachusetts

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BOSTON (SHNS) – Massachusetts this year is expected to endure a sharper drop in hotel industry jobs than the nation as a whole, according to a new report.

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the Asian American Hotel Owners Association plan to meet with members of Congress in every state over the next three days as part of a Virtual Action Summit to share information about the hotel industry landscape and call for additional federal aid.

new AHLA report released as those meetings get underway asserts that one in

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Crook Inn: Historic Tweeddale pub plans take step forward

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PLANS to turn a centuries-old Tweeddale pub into a bistro at the heart of the local community have taken a step forward.

The historic Crook Inn closed its doors in 2006.

And Tweedsmuir Community Company (TCC) – founded in 2007 – has worked tirelessly since to save and restore the site.

Now, the TCC has appointed Biggar-based Lawrie Construction to begin phase one of its plans to redevelop the 400-year-old inn into a community hub.

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Responding to the announcement that construction would begin, Tweeddale MP David Mundell (Conservative)

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Credit One is new title sponsor for Charleston’s historic WTA Tour event | Sports

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It was the Family Circle Cup when Rosie Casals won the first one in 1973, when Chris Evert won five in a row from 1974-78, and when it moved in 2001 from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2001. Here, tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams collected their trophies. 

It’s been the Volvo Car Open for the last six years, as Charleston’s WTA Tour stop out-lived other tournaments to become the largest women’s-only event in North America, and new stars such as Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys added their names to the champions’ list. 

Now, as the tournament prepares for its

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Viva Vax Vegas heads to LINQ Promenade for COVID-19 vaccines, testing, prizes

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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — On Saturday, Immunize Nevada and Caesars Entertainment will host a vaccination clinic on The LINQ Promenade at Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

According to a press release for the event, the clinic will feature entertainment, a live DJ and hundreds of prizes — including several pairs of tickets to the sold-out headline show USHER The Las Vegas Residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace and deluxe suite vacation packages at Caesars Resorts.

This pop-up clinic is made possible through a partnership between the State of Nevada, Immunize Nevada, the Nevada Resort

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