hburgnews.com reader Anne Nielsen surveyed all the House of Delegates candidates running in any part of Rockingham County (on behalf of the Climate Action Alliance of the Valley). She compiled replies to a 3-question sustainability survey, with complete answers from three of the four Democratic Party candidates for the House of Delegates. Anne says that […]
If you haven’t been bombarded with the McDonnell – Deeds attack ads on TV, you might be surprised to learn there’s an election this coming Tuesday. All races are for state or local offices. Here’s what’s on the ballot in Harrisonburg:
Continuing your questions for Gene Hart and Matt Lohr from yesterday, hburgnews.com readers John Reeves and Dany Fleming asked questions of the candidates on Facebook relating to childcare. Here’s Gene Hart’s response (Matt Lohr declined to participate).
Election day is less than a week away. In September, we solicited your questions (on this blog and on Facebook) for Matt Lohr and Gene Hart, the Republican and Democratic Party nominees running for state delegate in the 26th district. Hart responded, but Lohr’s campaign declined to participate (having already declined to participate in a […]
The John Lesinski campaign is taking Del. Todd Gilbert to task for using his Facebook page to leak a Lesinski mailer before it was mailed. The Lesinski campaign wants to know how and where Gilbert got hold of the mailer.
According to reports in the Breeze and a local paywalled publication, two Breeze reporters face University charges after interviewing students about a peeping tom incident. University spokespersons have been silent on the issue.
This year, 100 more local families have registered for assistance from the Salvation Army than did last year, and the registration period hasn’t ended yet. Harrisonburg Mayor Kai Degner interviewed Bucky Berry, a local business owner and volunteer, and Captain Duane Burleigh of the local Salvation Army, about the increased need (video below). Burleigh said […]
The HPD is looking for a man swindling money from Harrisonburg stores using one of the oldest ploys in the book: the short change scam.
Earlier this week the Virginia Department of Education released the state graduation “on-time” rates for the class of 2009. The numbers for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) students in Harrisonburg was low.