Archive | May, 2010

Wilt, Frank address Valley Family Forum

Friday, May 28, 2010

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Wilt, Frank address Valley Family Forum

The republican and independent candidates running for the 26th district seat in the General Assembly faced policy questions tonight focusing on their views on religion and politics, abortion rights, gay rights and taxes.

Degner Responds to Wilt Campaign Mailer

Friday, May 28, 2010

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Degner Responds to Wilt Campaign Mailer

On Thursday, many registered voters in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County received campaign literature in the mail from the Republican Party of Virginia on behalf of Tony Wilt’s campaign for 26th district delegate. The mailer slogan declares that Wilt “represents our values – not those of big city liberals.” In addition to proclaiming that Wilt is […]

Should the State Control Local Schools? (Part 4/5)

Thursday, May 27, 2010

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Should the State Control Local Schools? (Part 4/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner explain their views on the state's role in public education. Fourth video in a series.

Comprehensive Mental Health Service Directory Available

Thursday, May 27, 2010

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After months of hard work, the 2010 Comprehensive Directory of Mental Health Services has been completed. This directory contains listings for mental health providers, non-profit and volunteer agencies, and schools for the cities of Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, and Waynesboro and the counties of Augusta, Bath, Highland, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham, and Shenandoah. It also contains hotline numbers, […]

Degner Declines VFF, Wants Public Debate

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

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Degner Declines VFF, Wants Public Debate

Harrisonburg Mayor Kai Degner has publicly called for debates with his opponents in the race for 26th district delegate, Republican Tony Wilt and independent Carolyn Frank. Last week, Degner accused Wilt of dodging opportunities to engage candidates and voters on the real issues at the VAIL candidate forum. This week, conservatives fired back at Degner […]

Council Recap: Community health centers made tax exempt

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

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Council Recap: Community health centers made tax exempt

Council unanimously approved granting two community health providers exemptions from the real estate and business taxes Tuesday night.

Candidates Talk Transportation (Part 3/5)

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

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Candidates Talk Transportation (Part 3/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner discuss possible fixes for the area's transportation woes. Third video in a series.

How to Cut a Budget (Part 2/5)

Sunday, May 23, 2010

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How to Cut a Budget (Part 2/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner talk about making priorities during lean budgets. Second video in a series.

HoD Candidates Answer: Why Are You Running? (Part 1/5)

Friday, May 21, 2010

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HoD Candidates Answer: Why Are You Running? (Part 1/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner sit down to tell us why they're running for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. First video in a series.

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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.