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Parents raise concerns about security, traffic safety at school intersections.

November 19, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

The intersection outside Ben Franklin Elementary school was the site of two vehicle crashes between 2015 and 2017, according to… Read More

TheBurg Podcast: “Sweet Gig” Edition

November 16, 2018 | by TheBurg Staff

Traffic on Forster Street during the Nov. 15 snow storm. We cover infrastructure changes, budget previews, and partial building collapses… Read More

Commonwealth announces theme, logo for 2019 Farm Show

November 16, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

Farm Show shakes await takers at the 2018 event. The timing seems perfect. Last week was our area’s first snowfall… Read More

November Editorial Cartoon: “Our Deliveries Have Arrived”

November 16, 2018 | by Brad Gebhart and Lawrance Binda

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

November 15, 2018 | by Sara Bozich

Happy Weekend! Please check all listings. I guess if this snow/ice thing happens, many Thursday events are subject to change… Read More

City Council Update: Traffic police on the move, roadwork planned for South Harrisburg

November 13, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

Harrisburg City Council at tonight’s legislative session Harrisburg’s traffic police are moving their home base to Paxton Street. City Council… Read More

Here Comes Santa: Harrisburg unveils details of Saturday’s holiday parade

November 13, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

Officials from both Harrisburg and Christmas announced the details of Saturday’s holiday parade today. Food trucks, marching bands and live… Read More

Harrisburg lifts hiring freeze, acts to extend lobbying effort as it prepares for Act 47 exit

November 12, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

Harrisburg city hall After a brief period of austerity, Harrisburg is hiring again. Mayor Eric Papenfuse said today that he… Read More

A Message of Hope: Allison Hill mural offers permanent record of “Familias Separadas” art project.

November 9, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

Michelle Angela Ortiz’s new mural at 13th and Derry Streets in Harrisburg’s Allison Hill neighborhood. Images courtesy of Michelle Angela… Read More

Harrisburg eyes Forster Street lane change, sheltered bike routes as infrastructure blitz continues.

November 8, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

The intersection of Front and Forster Streets was the site of 43 vehicle crashes between 2015 and 2017, according to… Read More
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