If you read today’s DNR story about Chaz Evans-Haywood taking office as Clerk of Court, you’ll find no mention of his former challenger, Deputy Clerk, Dianne Fulk. But WSVA reports: Dianne Fulk has been let go from her position as deputy clerk in the office. The dismissal is effective on December 31st.
I’ve had a few people ask me today about what they should do with their Christmas trees. I know that the City has a curbside pick up program for the trees, but I went ahead and did some further investigation. This is what I found:
I haven’t been in town or online very much over the past few days, so I was surprised to find out that a car crashed through the window at Oasis art gallery downtown. UPDATE: It doesn’t look that bad. One window is boarded up, and there’s some exterior damage under that window.
There’s a Public Information Meeting scheduled for January 9, 2008 from 4:30-7pm at the Harrisonburg Rescue Squad (1700 Reservoir Street) to review the proposed improvements for Reservoir Street from the intersection at University Boulevard to South City limits. The project has a website, www.reservoirstreet.org, to help keep residents up to date on the planning and implementation process and progress being made. The website’s […]
I received my water bill from the City of Harrisonburg today and this was on it – “Customer Message Voluntary Water Conservation Status: www.HarrisonburgVA.gov/Conservation for more details.” On November 15, 2007 Department of Public Utilities (Water/Sewer) Director Mike Collins gave an update to City Council on City Water Resources and asked Council to enact Section […]
I wanted to make a top 10 best/worst list of the biggest stories and developments in and around Harrisonburg this year, but I decided against it. Instead, here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly, in no particular order…
Most Muslim kids didn’t go to school today, but don’t panic. It isn’t a conspiracy. It’s because today is a big Muslim holiday called “Eid al-Adha” or simply Eid. The purpose of the day is to commemorate Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice Ishmael (that’s right, Muslims believe Ishmael was the favored son and not Isaac). It’s […]
WHSV apparently writes their script well in advance of their newscast. For things that have already happened, that makes sense, but they also seem to do it with things that they expect to happen but haven’t happened yet. Case in point: Saturday night’s news at 6 (you can see video from the Dec. 15 broadcast […]
Don’t think of an elephant. No, really. Don’t think of an elephant. What’d you think of? An elephant, right? The ARA rally was a colorful scene, with a number of posters and signs, a couple drums – and at least a dozen cops in the immediate vicinity (inspired by “vague threats” I’m sure).