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The Week that Was: News and features around Harrisburg

Midtown Scholar Bookstore this weekend hosts the annual Harrisburg Book Festival.

This past week, the weather gave us a little bit of this and little bit of that—and so did the local news. If you missed any of our original coverage, we have it all summarized, listed and linked below.

Central PA Food Bank has reported record fundraising, thanks to generous community response to a virtual fundraiser in September. The funds are being used to feed growing numbers of food insecure individuals, our news feature reports.

Fall activities in central PA have been impacted greatly by the pandemic. However, as our magazine story explains, the fun is still on, just in a somewhat different form.

Harrisburg City Council last week took another pass at a proposed police advisory board, approving several key amendments. The final legislation still must be voted on, our online story states.

Home sales and prices in the greater Harrisburg area rose again, continuing a months-long climb. Our monthly update has the facts and figures.

Midtown Scholar Bookstore this weekend hosts its annual Harrisburg Book Festival. There will be an outdoor book sale, but much of the festival will take place online, including an event with one of the world’s most famous novelists.

New COVID-19 cases continued a month-long rise in PA, along with a sharp increase in testing. Our weekly update has a breakdown of the data.

Sara Bozich highlights all-things fall in her weekly list of fun things to do this weekend around Harrisburg. She has all the pumpkin-y details for an autumn outing.

Tyrai Anderson wanted to give back to his community, so he has taken the first steps towards becoming a Harrisburg police officer. Our magazine feature explains his motivations and goals.

UPMC Pinnacle, along with the Peyton Walker Foundation, donated life-saving devices to the Harrisburg Police Bureau last week. Our online story explains the details of this special gift.

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