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Southwest PA to move into least-restrictive “green” phase next Friday

May 29, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

Sixteen more counties will move to the least-restrictive green phase next Friday, mostly in the western and southwestern parts of… Read More

New COVID-19 cases just below 700 in PA, continuing long-term trend

May 29, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

New COVID-19 cases in PA came in just below 700 today, as the commonwealth reported a continuing long-term trend of… Read More

Small Businesses, Big Problems: The pandemic forces owners to adapt, get creative to survive

May 29, 2020 | by Maddie Conley

About eight months ago, Andrea Grove, the owner of Elementary Coffee Co., was sitting in her newly opened storefront in… Read More

Above, Beyond: For some, the pandemic became a call to duty.

May 29, 2020 | by Maddie Conley

The COVID-19 crisis began with a flurry of people raiding cleaning supply aisles and stockpiling toilet paper. Stories surfaced of… Read More

Viral Logic: Round 1 is ending. We need to approach Round 2 with more wisdom, greater balance.

May 29, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

Back in forever ago (mid-March), an old college buddy called me for a chat. He phoned just as his region,… Read More

History Keeper: As Harrisburg changes, Calobe Jackson Jr. tells the stories of what came before.

May 29, 2020 | by M. Diane McCormick

Calobe Jackson nimbly treads a narrow path behind his childhood home. He plants a hand on a low concrete wall.… Read More

Artists in This Time: A Photostory

May 29, 2020 | by Dani Fresh

Our lives and collective consciousness have been challenged and changed through the pandemic, and it’s difficult to reflect on what… Read More

An Experience in Resilience: Mental health experts offer keys to surviving these pandemic times.

May 29, 2020 | by Karen Hendricks

Everything is frozen in time inside Deb Smith’s fifth-grade classroom at Red Mill Elementary School in Etters. The date on… Read More

Taking Root: The new Allison Hill Farmers Market to offer healthy foods for Harrisburg.

May 29, 2020 | by Diane White McNaughton

Strolling through the stands of an open-air farmers market, flanked by the bright greens, juicy reds and sunny yellows of… Read More

His Outro: On the cusp of retirement, Jeff Woodruff reflects on 17 years managing the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra.

May 29, 2020 | by Barbara Trainin Blank

When Jeff Woodruff started as executive director of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra in August 2003, he was attracted to the… Read More
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