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2008-09-25 03:00:18

By Tim Thornton tim.thornton@roanoke.com 381-1669 Wildwood Park is not a wilderness experience. There's a paved trail for bikers and steps built into the hiking trails and benches planted where a person might need to rest or watch Connellys Run run downhill to the New River. But it is a special place to the community. Maybe as much as 66 acres of trees and nature right where East Radford used to meet West Radford. "That's, in my opinion, one of the jewels of the city," said Mayor Tom...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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