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A Warm Welcome: 100 Men Greeting extend a hand to Harrisburg students.

August 25, 2016 | by Susan Ryder

A Harrisburg student leaps high as she is greeted at Ben Franklin Elementary during 100 Men Greeting. The weather cooperated… Read More
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From Burbs to Burg: For decades, companies headed in one direction–from Harrisburg to the suburbs. Welcome back!

July 29, 2016 | by M. Diane McCormick

World Trade Center Harrisburg (Capitol View Commerce Center), Cameron and Herr streets. Once upon a time, in the late 1980s,… Read More
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Land of the Flea: Art, sculpture, odd creations–it’s all at the HBG Flea.

July 29, 2016 | by Kari Larsen

The first Saturday of each month, there’s an artsy party on the street. A solid block of Midtown Harrisburg closes… Read More
Members of the class of ‘51 sing their alma mater.

A Student Story: Class of ’51 revisits William Penn HS, with memories, regrets.

July 29, 2016 | by Susan Ryder

Members of the class of ‘51 sing their alma mater. Just across from the lush, green, life-filled Italian Lake is… Read More
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A Crime Story: In Harrisburg, the media often is the message.

July 29, 2016 | by Lawrance Binda

Illustration by Rich Hauck. Have you heard about the recent crime wave over this long, hot summer?thefts drug possession… Read More
Illustration by Ryan Spahr

Lesser Case: From criminal mastermind to common thief?

July 29, 2016 | by Paul Barker

Illustration by Ryan Spahr It was all so clear a year ago. Steve Reed, the seven-term, former “mayor for life,”… Read More
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Chill Out: Cold soup flavors a hot summer night.

July 29, 2016 | by Rosemary Ruggieri Baer

So, there we were, a weekday summer dinner on the porch. It was still hot at the end of the… Read More
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Hoops & Hopes: Coach Smallwood leads with basketball, follows with life.

July 29, 2016 | by Phyllis Zimmerman

For Harrisburg Coach Kirk Smallwood, basketball is the “carrot” that leads city youth to his mentorship. Smallwood, a 1973 Harrisburg… Read More
Owner Allison Zang (left) instructs a student at Absolute Pilates.

Absolute Success: With five locations, Absolute Pilates has become a local fitness powerhouse.

July 29, 2016 | by Cathy Jordan

Owner Allison Zang (left) instructs a student at Absolute Pilates. When I met Allison Zang, owner of Absolute Pilates, she… Read More
Community Corner: Notable August Events

Community Corner: Notable August Events

July 29, 2016 | by TheBurg Editor

August Community Corner National Night Out Aug. 2: Neighbors meet neighbors during National Night Out, celebrated after work throughout greater… Read More
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