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UPMC Pinnacle offers free flu shots to Harrisburg district students, families

October 27, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

Harrisburg school district students who receive weekly food distribution will be able get another important benefit when they pick up… Read More

Planning association names Riverfront Park a “Great Public Space”

October 26, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

Harrisburg’s Riverfront Park has been named a “2020 Great Public Space.” The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association today… Read More

Central PA Food Bank’s Joe Arthur, five others to receive prestigious Catalyst awards

October 26, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

The Central Pennsylvania’s Food Bank’s Joe Arthur (pictured) is among a half-dozen recipients this year of the Harrisburg Chamber’s prestigious… Read More

The Week that Was: News and features around Harrisburg

October 23, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda and Maddie Conley

The local news scene continued its busy autumn this past week, as we tackled government, business and cultural stories. In… Read More

New COVID-19 cases continue to climb in PA as weekly, daily totals increase

October 23, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

New COVID-19 cases continued a steady climb in PA over the past week, and new diagnoses over just the past… Read More

New chapter for Nativity School, as ribbon is cut on Uptown Harrisburg facility

October 22, 2020 | by M. Diane McCormick

In sixth grade, Anthony Lester struggled with reading, but his English teacher at Nativity School helped him improve. Now that… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

October 22, 2020 | by Sara Bozich

There are plenty of things to do this weekend around Harrisburg and central PA. Things on my agenda this weekend:… Read More

House Call: One of Harrisburg’s oldest buildings undergoes “paneful” examination

October 22, 2020 | by M. Diane McCormick

John Lindtner raised the question: Does it make sense to replace a window that has survived 200 years with one… Read More

Developer unveils plans for 2 Midtown apartment buildings, additional construction planned

October 21, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

A Harrisburg-based developer today unveiled a plan to build two small apartment buildings in a suddenly hot development area in… Read More

Dauphin County commissioners award emergency funds to businesses, nonprofits, governments

October 21, 2020 | by Lawrance Binda

The Dauphin County commissioners today approved the distribution of $17 million in emergency grants for pandemic relief. The federal CARES… Read More
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