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Court names Dr. Lori Suski as new receiver for Harrisburg School District

January 28, 2022 | by Lawrance Binda

The Harrisburg School District has a new court-appointed receiver, as the district’s chief recovery officer has been named to the… Read More

The Week that Was: News and features around Harrisburg

January 28, 2022 | by Lawrance Binda and Maddie Gittens

Have you spotted February’s cover yet? A new issue of the magazine hits stands today! This month, read stories featuring… Read More

Dauphin County offers new way for residents to apply for rental assistance, continues disbursing millions to those in need

January 28, 2022 | by Maddie Gittens

While many of us, although impacted by the pandemic, have been able to move into a “new normal” way of… Read More

Across Generations: Black Americans are discovering a fuller picture of their past, aided by new tools, digitization

January 28, 2022 | by M. Diane McCormick

Something was up. Sharonn Williams, an experienced Black genealogist, just knew it. She had typed into the name of… Read More

Her Life’s Work: Why artist Wendy Allen has devoted her entire career to one subject: Abraham Lincoln

January 28, 2022 | by Karen Hendricks

Artist Wendy Allen knows every line, every feature of Abraham Lincoln’s face, perhaps better than her own. That’s because she’s… Read More

Brotherly Bonding: Chosen Friends Masonic Lodge provides sense of belonging for Harrisburg men, while caring for the community

January 28, 2022 | by Maddie Gittens

Clarence Stokes wants to clear up what he sees as a common misconception about freemasonry—it’s not a secret society! Over… Read More

Happenings: Our February Calendar of Events

January 28, 2022 | by Missy Smith

Museums & Art Spaces AACA Museum 161 Museum Dr., Hershey 717-566-7100; Packard Showroom Exhibit Presented by Keystone Packards, through… Read More

Getting the Word Out: The Black Travel Experience seeks to bring people, dollars to the Harrisburg area

January 28, 2022 | by Susan Ryder

In recent years, Harrisburg has seen a burst of new Black-owned businesses and cultural experiences, adding to the already-vibrant scene… Read More

Hope for Harmony: With a new administration in Harrisburg, let’s wish for better relations between the mayor and council

January 28, 2022 | by Lawrance Binda

Last month, Wanda R. D. Williams was sworn in as the 39th mayor of Harrisburg, ushering in a new era… Read More

Community Corner: Notable Events in February

January 28, 2022 | by Missy Smith

Lake Walk Feb. 2: Take a moderately paced, 3-mile walk around the lake at Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way, Harrisburg,… Read More
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