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The Week that Was: News and features around Harrisburg

September 25, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda and Maddie Conley

The first day of fall arrived this week. Enjoy the brisk weather and something pumpkin-flavored while you catch up on… Read More

Big changes ahead for Forster Street, as city receives grant to narrow road, boost safety

September 25, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

Pedestrian-friendly changes are afoot for Forster Street, as the city today announced that it will receive a federal grant to… Read More

Citing pandemic, Harrisburg bags traditional trick-or-treat, offers alternative plan

September 25, 2020 | by Maddie Conley

Harrisburg neighborhoods may look more like a ghost town come trick-or-treat night in the city. Mayor Eric Papenfuse announced on… Read More

New COVID-19 cases dipped slightly in PA over past week; long-term trend remains intact

September 25, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

New COVID-19 cases declined slightly in PA over the past week, though the long-term trend remained relatively stable. Since last… Read More

Getting Creative: Capital Area School for the Arts expands, adds new classrooms

September 24, 2020 | by Maddie Conley

A week before Capital Area School for the Arts (CASA) was set to welcome students back, construction at the campus… Read More

COVID-19 bonuses coming to Harrisburg essential workers

September 24, 2020 | by Maddie Conley

Essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic will receive a big “thank you” from Harrisburg in the form of $2,500. On… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

September 24, 2020 | by Sara Bozich

Happy Weekend! For your weekend planning: September is Takeout Month It also is Hunger Action Month, so maybe a donation… Read More

COVID delays, but can’t quash, Great Harrisburg Litter Cleanup

September 23, 2020 | by Maddie Conley

With people spending so much time outside to avoid being cooped up at home, Eileen Carson has seen a lot… Read More

Shalom House moves forward with shelter project, hopes to help more women in need

September 23, 2020 | by Maddie Conley

When COVID-19 hit, Shalom House’s emergency shelter had to reduce the number of women and children it served by half.… Read More

Bob’s Art Blog: A “Polymath” Petal

September 22, 2020 | by Bob MacGinnes

Today, Sept. 22, marks the official start of autumn and seasonal wardrobe adjustments. Perhaps a darker palette of sweat pants… Read More
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