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Elected officials or “secret society”? School board’s private meetings raise concerns about state transparency laws, experts say.

May 18, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

In the past year that Jayne Buchwach has attended Harrisburg School Board meetings, she’s noticed that they follow a reliable… Read More

No Rain Please: Artsfest returns to the Harrisburg waterfront with much to do, see, eat, drink.

May 18, 2018 | by Yaasmeen Piper

With the continuous rain and cloudy weather, Harrisburg is in dire need of some color. Enter the 51st annual Artsfest.… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

May 17, 2018 | by Sara Bozich

Happy Weekend! My calendar is decidedly blank this weekend, and if somehow weather permits, I’ll be planting my garden (Sunday?),… Read More

HBG school board to consider motion to rehire superintendent on Monday.

May 16, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

The Harrisburg School Board will meet next week to elect a superintendent for a minimum three-year term, a letter sent… Read More

Scott captures Democratic nomination for Congress, will face Perry in November.

May 16, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

Candidate signs adorn the State Street median in Harrisburg. It was a tight race, but a Lutheran pastor narrowly bested… Read More

MVP in HBG: Nick Foles slated to sign books at Midtown Scholar.

May 15, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

Local Philadelphia Eagles fans may have thought that it got no better than this year’s Super Bowl win. But it… Read More

Knight-Burney’s tenure “up in the air” as board dawdles over search for new superintendent.

May 15, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

The job board for the Harrisburg School District currently lists 76 open positions, but you won’t find superintendent among them.… Read More

“People they love will go away:” Teachers plead with board to preserve school staff for students’ sake.

May 14, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

Teachers from Foose Elementary School attended the school board budget and finance committee meeting tonight in support of their vice… Read More

Snyder named new executive director for Theatre Harrisburg

May 14, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

Theatre Harrisburg has named a local theater veteran and central PA native as its new executive director. Effective today, Stosh… Read More

Deja Vu? City residents once again protest penalty tax assessments.

May 11, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

For the second year in a row, Harrisburg residents claim that a local collections agency is improperly slapping them with… Read More
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