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The Week that Was: News and features around Harrisburg

January 22, 2021 | by Lawrance Binda and Maddie Conley Gittens

There was plenty of national news this week, including the presidential inauguration, threats of violent protests at state capitals and,… Read More

Harrisburg’s rent, small business relief programs flooded with applications; city begins to distribute money

January 22, 2021 | by Maddie Conley Gittens

In November, Harrisburg announced a new rental relief program for residents in response to a national and local rise in… Read More

New COVID-19 cases fall in PA, fatalities still high, says health department

January 22, 2021 | by Lawrance Binda

New COVID-19 case rates have begun to decline in Pennsylvania, though the fatality rate remains high. Since last Friday, the… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

January 21, 2021 | by Sara Bozich

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend around Harrisburg and central PA, we have a handful below, most… Read More

Harrisburg School District may return elementary, special education students to the classroom in March

January 19, 2021 | by Maddie Conley Gittens

Harrisburg School District officials may be closer to welcoming students back into school buildings. If COVID-19 cases continue to decrease… Read More

Bob’s Art Blog: A Year in Art, Part 2

January 19, 2021 | by Bob MacGinnes

Part 2: July to December: Artists, Exhibits, Murals and a Special Thanks Early in July, the surf was up at… Read More

Central PA MLK Day group celebrates the day virtually, provides community resources

January 18, 2021 | by Maddie Conley Gittens

Typically Martin Luther King Jr. day is full of celebratory events, trash clean-ups and other projects around Harrisburg, but this… Read More

Lots of police, few protestors at PA Capitol, despite security concerns

January 17, 2021 | by Lawrance Binda

Thomas Duran walked over to the PA Capitol on Sunday to see what was going on. His assessment: “Not much.”… Read More

The Week that Was: News and features around Harrisburg

January 15, 2021 | by Lawrance Binda and Maddie Conley Gittens

Much of the news lately has been stressful and, honestly, just a downer. But not all of it has been… Read More

Harrisburg residents brace for possible protests, some fearful for their community

January 15, 2021 | by Maddie Conley Gittens

When Kevin Maxson led a Black Lives Matter rally in June at the state Capitol, it was important to him… Read More
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