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The Week that Was: News and features around Harrisburg

Dueling designs for N. 2nd Street

The news week around Harrisburg began slowly but then picked up steam as the city unveiled its redesigns for N. 2nd Street. Take a few minutes to catch up on news you may have missed this past week.

2-Way 2nd Street got closer to reality this week as the city unveiled its final two designs for the project. We published a summary of the designs, covered the public meeting then wrapped up our coverage with a blog post.

Capital Region Water will hold three community meetings to present information and get feedback on its proposed stormwater fee. Click here to find out where they’ll be.

Jambo Fashion is a new African-style boutique in downtown Harrisburg. Read how the owners made it to Harrisburg and why they decided to open up their store.

Market Square Concerts features several can’t-miss performances this month, which is just a taste of what’s to come for the 2019-20 season. Click here for the details.

Methodist churches in the Harrisburg area have hit the market in bulk, with six currently for sale. According to the realtor, interest in the buildings has been strong.

Salvation Army Harrisburg took up residence last week in the Strawberry Square atrium, as it accepted donations for its “Christmas in July” fill-a-backpack initiative. Find out how you can help.

Sara Bozich has dozens of fun things to do this weekend, both inside and out. Beat the heat with music, festivals, art and more.

Susquehanna Art Museum will host a screening of “Las Madres de Berks,” a documentary about four women detained at the Berks County Residential Center. Click here for details of the Sunday screening.

Urban Churn received some high-profile visitors this week, as the governor and lieutenant governor stopped in for a cone and to promote the state’s ice cream trail. Click here for the details.

Valley Youth House in Harrisburg is dedicated to helping children in foster care. Check out our feature from this month’s magazine.

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