Archive | October, 2006

Hburg Happenings – early & mid October

Friday, October 6, 2006


I’ll be out of town for the next week, so it’s up to the other hburgnews bloggers to keep this thing going… In recent news: There’s been a spree of break-ins in the city this week. Are they connected to the recent hold ups? I have no idea. Last week’s International Festival was a success. […]

former Hastert page weighs in on Foley scandal

Wednesday, October 4, 2006

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I’m always looking for local connections to national or international news stories. Thanks to local blogger Adam Sharp, I was able to track down former Rockingham County resident and fellow BHS grad, Elizabeth Metraux via her website and ask her about her experience working as a page to Republican Speaker of the House, Dennis Hastert […]

car tax increase

Tuesday, October 3, 2006


…or maybe it’s a decrease in the decrease, depending on how you look at it. Remember when Jim Gilmore swore that if elected governor, he would eliminate the car tax in Virginia? That was almost 10 years ago. In recent years, the “phaseout” has been at a stand-still, with the state paying 70 percent of […]

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  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.