Hikers' mission: To blaze new Suffolk trail
Shoes crunched on fallen tree bark and monarch butterflies floated above the trail in the woods.
But many of the 30 hikers who walked the rural path they called the Carmans Trail in Yaphank Sunday were there to do more than enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. They had a mission.
"The hope is to create a new trail," said Tom Casey, Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference hike leader,...