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Top Educational Priorities For Harrisonburg

Monday, November 1, 2010

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This is the final question in a Q&A series with Harrisonburg City School Board candidates running in the west district. If elected, what will be your top priorities?

After The Election: Engaging The Citizens

Friday, October 29, 2010

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This is part eight of an ongoing Q&A series with candidates for Harrisonburg City Council. Election day is Tuesday, November 2. hburgnews.com reader Josh asks: “How do you plan to engage your constituency if you are elected?”

Harrisonburg City Schools Budget In Trouble?

Thursday, October 28, 2010

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This is the second question for Harrisonburg City School Board candidates running in the west district. hburgnews.com reader Dany asks, “Do you view our city school budget as “in trouble” or needing help? If so, do you view it primarily as a spending/management issue or a revenue issue?

Do Council Candidates Support The DREAM Act?

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

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Do Council Candidates Support The DREAM Act?

This is part seven of an ongoing Q&A series with candidates for Harrisonburg City Council. The current council unanimously supported a resolution in favor of the DREAM Act. When are such resolutions on national issues appropriate? Do you support that specific legislation?

Baxter, Fravel Compete For School Board Seat

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

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Baxter, Fravel Compete For School Board Seat

On the ballot in Harrisonburg next Tuesday, there are several items in addition to the 6th District House of Representatives race and the six candidates running for two City Council seats. Sallie Strickler and Stephen Barranco, Jr. are running for two open seats on the Harrisonburg City School Board in the East District. In other […]

What Should Be Done About The Golf Course?

Monday, October 25, 2010

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What Should Be Done About The Golf Course?

This is the sixth installment of the 2010 Q&A series with Harrisonburg City Council candidates. What (if anything) should be done to address the Heritage Oaks Golf Course operating deficit?

Harrisonburg’s Most Important Issues

Friday, October 22, 2010

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Harrisonburg’s Most Important Issues

This is the fifth installment of the 2010 Q&A series with Harrisonburg City Council candidates. hburgnews.com reader hhsparent writes, “I would like to know what issue or position they feel most strongly about and how they would seek to advance that position as a councilperson. Is it jobs? Is it education? If they could advance […]

What’s Changed About Harrisonburg?

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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What’s Changed About Harrisonburg?

This is the fourth installment in a Q&A series with Harrisonburg City Council candidates. hburgnews.com reader Ross asks, “What’s one thing that’s changed about Harrisonburg that you wish hadn’t?”

Pedestrian & Cyclist Safety In Harrisonburg

Monday, October 18, 2010

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Pedestrian & Cyclist Safety In Harrisonburg

This is the third installment in a Q&A series with Harrisonburg City Council candidates. hburgnews.com reader Kristen asks: “What do you intend to do to increase pedestrian safety downtown?” and “What are your plans for increasing cyclist safety?”

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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.