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Harrisburg mayor, police commissioner blame “agitators” from outside city for protest violence

May 31, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse today painted a picture of two protests—one organized and peaceful and a second chaotic and violent.… Read More

New COVID-19 cases continue to moderate in Pennsylvania

May 31, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

New COVID-19 diagnoses dipped again in the commonwealth, as the PA Department of Health today reported 511 newly positive cases.… Read More

Burg Review: Open Stage brings “masterful” “Iliad” to modern times, to your living room

May 31, 2020 | by Gina Napoli

My only brush with Homer’s epic poem “An Iliad” was 10th grade English. I remember muttering a few stanzas out… Read More

Mayor issues 9 p.m. curfew in Harrisburg, urges people to stay home

May 30, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

Harrisburg has issued a 9 p.m. curfew for tonight following a day of rallies and marches to protest the death… Read More

New COVID-19 diagnoses continue to decline slowly in PA

May 30, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

The PA Department of Health reported just under 700 new COVID-19 cases today, in line with case numbers over the… Read More

The Week that Was: News and features around Harrisburg

May 29, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

I wish I could say that a new topic dominated our local news coverage this past week, but, nope, it… Read More

Harrisburg, HDID to close down heart of 2nd Street for outdoor, Saturday night dining

May 29, 2020 | by Maddie Conley

Hey, Harrisburg–who’s up for some al fresco dining? In June, the city and the Downtown Improvement District plan to launch… Read More

Street sweeping, parking enforcement to resume soon in Harrisburg

May 29, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

Street sweeping and parking enforcement will resume in Harrisburg in mid-June, the city announced today. On Monday, June 15, Capital… Read More

Southwest PA to move into least-restrictive “green” phase next Friday

May 29, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

Sixteen more counties will move to the least-restrictive green phase next Friday, mostly in the western and southwestern parts of… Read More

New COVID-19 cases just below 700 in PA, continuing long-term trend

May 29, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

New COVID-19 cases in PA came in just below 700 today, as the commonwealth reported a continuing long-term trend of… Read More
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