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New Black Lives Matter mural painted in Midtown to encourage solidarity, dialogue

August 3, 2020 | by Maddie Conley

Across the nation, cities are finding ways to stand in solidarity with their Black and brown residents, sometimes through art.… Read More

The Week that Was: News and features around Harrisburg

July 31, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda and Maddie Conley

This past week featured a lot of news and and plenty of announcements, which you can catch up on below.… Read More

Harrisburg School District announces fall plan with choice of fully virtual or hybrid learning option

July 31, 2020 | by Maddie Conley

After weeks of waiting, parents in the Harrisburg School District now have an idea of what the 2020-21 school year… Read More

New COVID-19 cases continue modest rise in PA, according to health department data

July 31, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

New COVID-19 cases in PA rose modestly again this past week, with the state reporting an average of more than… Read More

Distant Chords: Music instructor Paul Wegmann adapts to pandemic pedagogy

July 31, 2020 | by Jess Hayden

While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed all of our lives, musicians who earn their livelihood from playing gigs have been… Read More

School’s Out: The century-old William Penn High has long sat vacant. Will it ever turn the page?

July 31, 2020 | by Maddie Conley

Mae Sobczak was a relatively quiet student back in her high school days at William Penn High School. She had… Read More
Happenings: Our August Calendar of Events

Happenings: Our August Calendar of Events

July 31, 2020 | by TheBurg Editor

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some live events may have been changed or canceled. Please check with the host before… Read More

Baby Tech: Innovation key to improving prenatal, postnatal care access

July 31, 2020 | by Capital BlueCross Staff

A key issue facing modern healthcare these days is improving access to pre- and postnatal care for expectant and new… Read More

Something Special: New program helps children navigate the foster case system in Dauphin County

July 31, 2020 | by Susan Ryder

There are some 400 children in the Dauphin County foster care system. They may find themselves in front of a… Read More

Love on a Bun: At Queen’s, the barbecue is tender. So are the people.

July 31, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

“Hey!” “Are you OK?” Titus Queen looks out of the plate-glass window of his super-snug restaurant and spies one of… Read More
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