I had the pleasure of meeting Tour de France winner Floyd Landis this evening at Shenandoah Bicycle Company. The DNR made very little mention of it, and if a friend hadn’t pointed it out, I wouldn’t have seen it. He was very nice; he signed autographs and let me take a picture of him with […]
Calling all creative people. Here is an opportunity to bring new ideas and new energy to First Night Harrisonburg. The arts have always been a strong component of First Night. But how do we improve this relationship? How do we better combine the arts and community, and create a unique celebration? Let’s talk about it.
It was on the front page of The Washington Post yesterday, and in the DNR today: the state GOP is getting serious about illegal immigration. Harrisonburg’s Delegate, Matt Lohr — whose bills to impose interpreter fees for non-English speaking persons in court got squashed in committee during the last session — says, “They have had […]
I saw this advertisement today, “Harrisonburg attracts high-quality, high-paying employers.” [pdf] I am assuming that it was created by Harrisonburg Department of Economic Development for publishing in Virginia Business Magazine. I think that the ad is pretty neat. It describes some of the new technology-related companies that are either here or will be coming here shortly […]
The national news media has been following the Michael Vick case like the fate of the planet depends on it. WHSV still has a page of stories devoted to Vick and the dogfighting case. But here’s the baffling part: cockfights still take place in Rockingham County, and cockfighting is still legal in Virginia. Harrisonburg’s state […]
Wednesday, August 29, is the last evening of Reggae in Liberty Park for this summer. You should all check it out. It starts at 6:00pm. The Greg Ward Project is fantastic to listen to and I guarantee you’ll have a great time.
Cindy Reeves, Coordinator of Community Health Education and Awareness at RMH, is working on organizing volunteers to help students at Keiester Elementary School walk safely to school on September 7th and for International Walk to School Week at Spottswood, Waterman, and Mountain View Elementary Schools.
Been too busy to post much lately, but here’s one that might be of interest to hburgnews readers that live/work in Page County: According to their website, “Page County Watch is an open forum for the citizens of Page County to discuss, research, and learn about issues important to [their] community.” They also have a […]
The Harrisonburg Parks & Recreation Fall 2007 Activities Guide is now available online and should be arriving in your mailbox shortly. I think that more people, including myself, should take advantage of the facilities and activities available to us through the Harrisonburg’s Parks & Recreation Department. For example, in reviewing this issue I found the […]