Archive | October, 2008

Rally for Gemeinschaft House under way

Wednesday, October 29, 2008


According to the state there is a walk from Gemeinschaft house to Court Square in process right now and a rally will be held at the court house at noon.

Camron denied the vote

Wednesday, October 29, 2008


Yesterday’s Obama rally would probably never have come to Harrisonburg if not for one man’s efforts over the past several months: Camron Gorguinpour. A story in today’s DNR tells the tale of Camron’s six hour battle in court yesterday to be able to vote in Rockingham County next week. Remember the most recent registrar story? […]

Change… in the Treasurer’s office

Wednesday, October 29, 2008


Here’s another part of our Q&A series with City Treasurer candidates: What (if anything) needs to change within the Treasurer’s Office? How would you execute that change?

Obama visit open thread

Tuesday, October 28, 2008


Impressions, links to pix, advice. Your adventure. Joe and Deb

the future of IPv6 in Harrisonburg

Tuesday, October 28, 2008


Another Q&A with City Council candidates: The project to bring IPv6 to Harrisonburg failed. Is having IPv6 connectivity in the city something worth pursuing? If so, what should Council do about it?

Should treasurers be elected?

Tuesday, October 28, 2008


Here’s another part of our Q&A series with City Treasurer candidates: At least one candidate running for City Council has discussed the possibility of changing the office of treasurer from an elected position to one that serves under the authority of City Council. Is that a good or bad idea?

long line expected at Convo

Tuesday, October 28, 2008


There were rumors that students would be camping out in the Convocation Center parking lot and sidewalk last night, in anticipation of long lines today, but Alex Sirney and Nicole Martorana scoped it out and this is what they found:

Rasoul, Goodlatte & Allen Q&A

Monday, October 27, 2008

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I’ve been so focused on city races that I haven’t had time to write much about the congressional race. Luckily, WMRA has already done a Q&A with all three 6th district candidates on the ballot: Sam Rasoul, Bob Goodlatte, and Janice Lee Allen. They’re short, and worth a listen.

JMU Parking & Viewing Locations for Obama Rally

Monday, October 27, 2008


Passing this on from JMU Public Relations (emphasis added by me for parking locations): TRAFFIC AND PARKING LOGISTICS FOR OBAMA EVENT HARRISONBURG, VA – Due to the increased volume of traffic expected in conjunction with Sen. Barack Obama’s campaign event at James Madison University on Oct. 28, motorists are advised to plan ahead and allow […]

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