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Challengers sweep Harrisburg school board race; incumbents prevail for City Council

May 21, 2019 | by Lawrance Binda

Voter turnout may have been light, but the impact of today’s election on Harrisburg could be huge, as challengers for… Read More

Art on the Water: Artsfest returns, marking 52 years in Harrisburg’s Riverfront Park.

May 21, 2019 | by Hanna Martin

A chilly breeze blew in from the Susquehanna River this morning, making it seem more like late April than late… Read More

New entrance, business center debuts at Fredricksen Library

May 21, 2019 | by Maddie Conley

Officials with the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library yesterday cut the ribbon on two just-completed projects—a new lower-level entrance and a… Read More

Gown then Town: Harrisburg ranked among best cities for recent college grads.

May 20, 2019 | by Yaasmeen Piper

Seth Robbins’ bags were packed before he even hit his Lock Haven University graduation stage in 2015. Afterwards, he drove… Read More

Create Globally: 91st “International Juried Show” opens at Art Association.

May 19, 2019 | by Bob MacGinnes

All birthdays should have at least one surprise, and mine was waiting for me at the Art Association of Harrisburg’s… Read More

The Week that Was: A summary of news and events around Harrisburg

May 17, 2019 | by Lawrance Binda

What happened around Harrisburg over the past week? Here’s a summary of news and events that you may have missed.… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

May 16, 2019 | by Sara Bozich

Happy Weekend! Hi. Have you ever been like, just let me get through this week — or even a big… Read More

From Stump to Art: More wood sculptures coming to Harrisburg waterfront.

May 15, 2019 | by Yaasmeen Piper

An old tree destined for the wood chipper is now becoming a work of art along Harrisburg’s riverfront. With the… Read More

Burg Blog: In a Race

May 15, 2019 | by Lawrance Binda

If you’re a regular reader of my columns and blogs, you may be aware of an annual complaint of mine.… Read More

Preliminary Harrisburg school district budget proposes 3.4% property tax hike

May 13, 2019 | by Lawrance Binda

For a second straight year, Harrisburg property owners would see their tax bills shoot up under a proposed budget by… Read More
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