Yesterday, the DNR reported that 23 trees are slated to be removed along the east side of Main Street downtown. That’s right; 23. I was thinking; why were the five relatively young trees in front of Cally’s spared, yet so many of these older trees are getting the ax? I asked the Tree Advisory Board, […]
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There’s a story in USA Today that mentions Gemeinschaft. The story was prompted by a report from the Eisenhower Foundation, a nonprofit group that analyzes and advocates programs for what they describe as “inner city, the truly disadvantaged, children, youth and families.”
What if there’s bad weather or a major emergency on voting day? Should voting hours be extended past 7:00 to ensure everyone in the “affected region” gets a chance to vote? That’s what Senate Bill 796 proposes. The State Senate is currently deliberating it. I spotted this gem on dailypress.com today: McEachin and Sen. Mark […]
WMRA/WEMC recently recently upgraded their website to include RSS and podcast feeds for their local and state news stories. Last week, WHSV announced a newer “easier to navigate” website. In October 2006, The Breeze added feeds, but lost them shortly thereafter, and apparently never fixed it. The DNR added feeds sometime in 2005. Still waiting […]
I was at the Documentary Club screening of Garbage! The Revolution Starts at Home on Monday night and I had the opportunity to take part in several discussions about the movie. In a group of about 10-12 people, many of us expressed or agreed that although messages from media and movies like Garbage! affect us and […]
If the “Old” in “Old Town” wasn’t enough to signify its historicalness, Harrisonburg’s Old Town district was approved by the National Park Service for listing on the National Register of Historic Places last September. Now it’s officially listed.
In this post I would like to pose questions to spur not debate but explanations. I am referencing the headline at WHSV.com “Senator Threatens Payday Kill”.
No. Demographics. She said demographics. Sheesh.