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The Week that Was: News and features around Harrisburg

October 22, 2021 | by Lawrance Binda and Maddie Gittens

Whether you plan to head to the pumpkin patch, sit around the campfire or sip a latte at your favorite… Read More

Harrisburg mayor proposes using $12 million in federal funds for senior assistance, including direct monthly payments

October 21, 2021 | by Maddie Gittens

On a sunny Thursday morning, a small group of senior citizens gathered near the Heinz-Menaker Senior Center to hear a… Read More

Return of the PA Farm Show hinges on hiring

October 21, 2021 | by Karen Hendricks

It could be considered the ultimate bellwether that Pennsylvania is plowing through the pandemic and getting back to normal. The… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

October 21, 2021 | by Sara Bozich

Plan your weekend with my weekly list of things to do around Harrisburg and central PA! Scroll down or use… Read More

Bethesda Mission will begin annual food drive for those in need during the holidays

October 20, 2021 | by Maddie Gittens

Every year, a local Harrisburg nonprofit collects thousands of pounds of food for people in need, and this year is… Read More

Large Midtown apartment building gets OK from Harrisburg zoning board

October 19, 2021 | by Lawrance Binda

A large apartment building proposed for Midtown Harrisburg received a key approval on Monday night, as the project passed muster… Read More

Federal, local law enforcement targets illegal gun purchases in Harrisburg area through “Operation Scarecrow”

October 19, 2021 | by Maddie Gittens

Getting illegal guns off the streets is the focus of a new initiative by federal and local law enforcement agencies.… Read More

Harrisburg School District expects to offer additional mental health support for students

October 19, 2021 | by Maddie Gittens

Harrisburg students struggling with mental health issues may soon see increased support opportunities. At a business meeting on Monday night,… Read More

LGBT Center of Central PA to move out of Midtown building, looking for new home

October 18, 2021 | by Maddie Gittens

A prominent Harrisburg organization that supports the LGBTQ community will leave its current location in search of a new home.… Read More

Edgy Event: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Capital Region is taking “Over the Edge” to new heights.

October 18, 2021 | by Karen Hendricks

Everyone faces challenges in life. In a nutshell, that’s what Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region’s (BBBSCR) “Over… Read More
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