I tried to Twitter this, but the tool isn’t working. So here’s a picture of a scene about 10 yards from my front door, a result of the brief storm that came through this afternoon. Not sure whose car it is! Any more storm damage out there on this Saturday afternoon?
Today was “Local Foods Day” at Harrisonburg City Schools! A “large portion” of the foods on the lunch menu were purchased from local sources. My sons go to Waterman Elementary and my oldest wanted to try the local meal out. I let them decide if they would like to buy their lunch or pack it […]
According to the 2009 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” by U.S. News & World Report, three graduate programs at James Madison University have ranked.
This site calculates the walk score of your neighborhood based on how closed grocery stores, parks, library, etc., are to you (and, interestingly enough, porn shops but not places of worship). Joe and I live off Central Avenue near Keister; our house has an index of 48 out of 100, which feels about right. Some […]
This is a day late, but I’ve been busy. Yesterday Planning Commission members Richard Baugh and David Wiens made their candidacy for City Council official in the Denton pocket park downtown. Both candidates are running as Democrats. There are three seats up for election in November.
It’s not what it sounds like. This is the third year the Big Apple to Big Easy (BABE) junk car rally has stopped in Harrisonburg. I found out about last year’s BABE Rally stop a day too late. This time, I was able to check it out. I shot some video last night and this […]
Last night, TV3 ran a story on driving while texting that stated, “Virginians are some of the worst offenders in the nation when it comes to texting behind the wheel.”
We started the Twitter feature in early March. So far, it’s been relatively successful. It’s served as a tip for several blog posts, tracked the fire at Dave’s Recycling, and served as a live blog for a political debate. But what can be done to increase its usefulness?
Yesterday TV3 ran a story about stealing aluminum from residential recycling bins. The story claimed that, “the city makes money on the items it recycles, so if someone steals, that’s lost revenue for Harrisonburg.” While it’s true that the city sells that used material to a recycling company, it’s not true that the city makes […]