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High water forces Pride to extend service suspension

August 16, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

High water has cut off the Pride of the Susquehanna dock from City Island. The Pride of the Susquehanna will… Read More

Bishop McDevitt building gets several “offers in writing,” despite auction bust

August 16, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

The old Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg There are numerous “prospective offers” to purchase the building that long housed… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

August 16, 2018 | by Sara Bozich

Happy Weekend! Saturday is VeggieFest or Bust! Do you have your tickets yet? Other days, we’re talking happy hour, 3rd… Read More

Harrisburg School District asks 65 teachers to take pay cut, pay back wages in grievance settlement.

August 15, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

HEA union leaders address the grievance settlement proposal from the Harrisburg School District. The Harrisburg School District made a big… Read More

Harrisburg School Board must reconsider action on former business manager, judge says.

August 15, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

The Court of Common Pleas in the Dauphin County Courthouse. (File photo) A former administrator who appealed to the Harrisburg… Read More

Grounded Again: High water halts Harrisburg’s riverboat for third time

August 14, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

The Pride of the Susquehanna riverboat churns past the city. Once again, the Susquehanna River is rising in Harrisburg, which… Read More

Burg View: PennDOT must act to improve HBG road safety–today

August 14, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

And, like a recurring nightmare, it happened again. The loud bang, the emergency lights, the crushed vehicles. On Tuesday morning,… Read More

Detour Ahead: PennDOT begins work to replace Herr Street Bridge

August 13, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

Workers took measurements tonight as preparation began for replacing the rusty Herr Street Bridge in Harrisburg. Harrisburg drivers should brace… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

August 9, 2018 | by Sara Bozich

Happy Weekend! Our plans include the Harrisburg Senators game, dinner at newly renovated The Left Bank, and my usual market/baby-related… Read More

Harrisburg commuter tax nixed in newest Act 47 exit plan.

August 8, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

The state agency charged with guiding Harrisburg out of financial recovery has denied a city proposal to levy a commuter… Read More
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