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State set to appoint new chief recovery officer for Harrisburg school district

September 19, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

Harrisburg school district administration building After a year marked by administrative fumbles and tension among board members, the Harrisburg school… Read More

HMAC defends liquor license, business practices in administrative hearing

September 18, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

One month after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the House of Music Arts and Culture (HMAC) is facing a new… Read More

Stash, Midtown Dandy teaming up to open downtown Harrisburg shop.

September 18, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

This block of S. 3rd Street in Harrisburg soon will house two vintage clothing retailers. Two veteran, homegrown retailers are… Read More

School Board: Harrisburg superintendent qualifies for performance-based pay raise

September 17, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

Superintendent Sybil Knight-Burney speaks at a community event in June. Harrisburg superintendent Sybil Knight-Burney has received a satisfactory performance review… Read More

Senior Housing Ahead: Officials gather to break ground for Paxton Place

September 17, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

Local officials and Paxton Ministries broke ground today on Paxton Place. Senior citizens in Harrisburg will soon have a new… Read More

TheBurg Podcast: “The Show Goes On” Edition.

September 14, 2018 | by TheBurg Staff

TheBurg Podcast is back following a summer hiatus. This week, we recap the latest developments in Harrisburg’s Act 47 saga,… Read More

Mayor “strongly against” AutoZone store coming to vacant lot on Maclay.

September 13, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

AutoZone will purchase the vacant lot at 645 Maclay Street from Harrisburg-area developer The Vartan Group, pending approval of its… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

September 13, 2018 | by Sara Bozich

Happy Weekend! I’m at Rebels, Renegades, and Pioneers this morning, so this will be a brief intro. My weekend is… Read More

Trash Talk: City treasurer asks council to consider annual billing for waste collection

September 11, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

Harrisburg Treasurer Dan Miller talked trash billing at tonight’s City Council meeting. Unpaid trash fees are costing Harrisburg an average… Read More

City Council to consider home rule ordinance as Act 47 deadline nears.

September 10, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

Is Harrisburg on its way to home rule? Tomorrow night, City Council will consider an ordinance to initiate home rule… Read More
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