Isabel Castillo, an undocumented immigrant DREAM activist from Harrisonburg, will be the recipient of an honorary doctorate from the University of San Francisco. The New York Times reports: Stephen A. Privett, the president of the University of San Francisco, said he decided to award the degree after reading about Ms. Castillo in the On Education […]
It was a strange scene for a Saturday morning at a grocery store. The shelves were bare and there were no aisles for the small crowd to mill through. No one was being rung up at a cash register. But the Friendly City Food Co-op, which opened its doors to showcase its progress to the […]
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.
This is the 3rd post in our local gardening mini-series. Previous posts can be found at this link. I’ll reiterate that I’m no expert! I just do a lot of reading about gardens online and I started my own small plot here in Harrisonburg for the first time last year. For this installment in the […]
The Harrisonburg Police Department would like to inform the public of areas that will be congested on Saturday, May 7 for James Madison University’s annual Commencement Ceremonies.
The practice of using poultry litter as fertilizer in the Valley has become the subject of increasing environmental scrutiny. Is burning chicken litter to make energy a good solution to our energy and waste problems?