Over a month after they closed on the property, the transformation is underway at the New Community Project‘s sustainable living homestead on North Main Street in Harrisonburg. While interior renovations are waiting on professional lead and asbestos abatement services, changes are already appearing in the back yard. Though only a few weeks old green bean, lima bean […]
Rockingham Memorial Hospital announced Thursday that they will “affiliate” with Norfolk-based Sentara, which operates eight hospitals, and more than 100 “care giving sites” in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. For RMH, this deal would end a nearly 100-year-run as an independent health organization in the Valley.
HPD sent out an announcement Wednesday afternoon, asking the public for help finding Steven Spart
On Tuesday night, Harrisonburg City Council voted to approve the Planning Commission’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. A vote on the plan had been postponed from the previous council meeting on July 13 for further review. Council also voted to enact Section 16-4-19 of the Harrisonburg City Code. The Commonwealth Attorney’s office had recommended that the […]
Yesterday was Gay Pride Day, and the Shenandoah Valley Gay & Lesbian Association (SVGLA) celebrated with fundraiser for the Valley AIDS Network, a private drag show on Saturday night, and a public, family-friendly picnic at Hillandale Park on Sunday.
Harrisonburg college grad-turned-immigration reform activist Isabel Castillo was arrested outside Sen. Harry Reid’s office in Washington D.C. Tuesday evening for participating in a sit-in supporting passage of the DREAM Act. Why did she do it?
Harrisonburg immigration activist Isabel Castillo, an unauthorized immigrant, was arrested outside Sen. Harry Reid’s office in Washington D.C. Tuesday for participating in a protest supporting passage of the DREAM Act. Castillo was in one of three groups of recent college graduates arrested for staging sit-ins in front of senators’ offices.
The Shenandoah Valley Travel Association announced they will be closing the visitor center in New Market in August — a move they hope will allow them to refocus on “strategic marketing programs” to attract more business to various localities in the region.
For Heather Bowser, driving on every street in town has been a lifetime project. And it’s one she’s (almost) finished.