Archive | September, 2009

Gangs: Problem vs Perception

Thursday, September 3, 2009

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If you read local media headlines, it’s apparent that Harrisonburg has a gang problem. CHARGE says we have more than 800 “gang members and associates in the area.” In the wake of a recent drive-by shooting on Kelly Street, commenters on the DNR were quick to blame the violence on gangs (despite the fact that […]

Local Manufacturing Takes Another Hit

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

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More bad news from the local economy. WSVA reports that the Graham Packaging plant on West Wolfe Street laid off 34 employees yesterday.

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  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.