Archive | December, 2006

the difference between Libertarian and librarian…

Monday, December 4, 2006

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The Massanutten Regional Library has an interesting dilemma on its hands: Certain patrons who come in to use the public computers have been surfing for porn on a semi-regular basis. Libraries that receive federal funding (which the MRL does) installed filters on the computers to comply with the Children’s Internet Protection Act. But those filters […]

“He got put in jail because he came to court…”

Saturday, December 2, 2006

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I have mixed feelings on reading the DNR story Even A Witness Winds Up In Cuffs from this morning’s paper. The long and short of it is, an undocumented immigrant who came to court to watch the bond hearing of his girlfriend was unexpectedly called to testify, asked about his immigration status, and then on […]

Update

Saturday, December 2, 2006

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Good morning, Thought I’d spend a little time updating the blog on what’s going on in and around Harrisonburg. SI Inc will be moving to the technology park (200-500 PHD level positions, 200 security clearance patent proofers etc!). National College will be holding a seminar in conjunction with (Imagoine or something, they are new to […]

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    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.