I attended today’s Harrisonburg Summits (hosted by Mayor Kai Degner) along with about 200 other participants. The summit’s focus was sustainability. Specifically; How do we meet the needs of the present “while preserving the ability of future generations to meet their needs?”
I shot this video last year when the BABE Rally made its third annual pit stop in Harrisonburg (I just missed them in 2007). Since 2006, the junk car enthusiasts haven’t ventured much further than the Best Western next to Shoney’s. But this Monday evening, Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance and Clementine plan to welcome the 50-plus […]
Evan Dyson, recent JMU graduate, area photographer, and former hburgnews contributor has self-published his book, “Wildlife: A Photographic Record of the Shenandoah Valley”, which is available for sale starting today. Read below for our e-interview with Evan.
Two months ago, we posted about the efforts of some Harrisonburg residents to get the city to change its policy on keeping small flocks of live chickens within the city limits. Tonight, the issue of backyard chickens is on the the City Council meeting agenda again, after undergoing review by the Planning Commission.
Some national notoriety for the DNR in the Columbia Journalism Review. The reference is to an editorial headline referenced in another thread earlier.
The Republican National Committee has hired a field representative for the Shenandoah Valley, headquartered in Harrisonburg.
Many people in our area have beautiful flower gardens and gorgeous planters, and others have re-planted backyard vegetable gardens or are starting one for the first time this year. So, tell us about what you’re growing at home and what plants and gardening methods or techniques worked well for you in the past in our […]
There’s a new website/blog for people in Harrisonburg who want a dog park in the City, happydogshburg.blogspot.com. Created by Justyn Sider, a resident of Harrisonburg and owner of Tucker – a yellow lab – the website currently features information about his interest in dog parks, general information on dog parks, and a petition for people to sign and […]
The draft City Budget is available online (310 pages) for public review and comment. Last Tuesday, at the City Council meeting the first reading for the City Budget was held, during which staff and members (big & little) of the Big Brothers, Big Sisters made comment. The second reading of the City Budget will be at the May 12 […]