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This Week in Harrisonburg: Nov. 13, 2010

Saturday, November 13, 2010

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This Week in Harrisonburg: Nov. 13, 2010

A few additional local news items from this past week: The News-Leader reports that JMU geology prof Elizabeth Johnson is studying Mole Hill as part of a $20,000 grant from the Jeffress Memorial Trust for the purpose of researching the Earth’s crust beneath the Shenandoah Valley. According to the article, there is very little published […]

This Week in Harrisonburg: October 9, 2010

Saturday, October 9, 2010

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This Week in Harrisonburg:  October 9, 2010

A few additional local news items from this past week: WHSV reports on a $2 million grant heading to the  Harrisonburg Community Health Center from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to increase capacity at the community health center. According to AFP,  the 44th annual Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale held last weekend was […]

This Week In Harrisonburg: October 1, 2010

Friday, October 1, 2010

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This Week In Harrisonburg:  October 1, 2010

A few additional local news items from this past week: Layoffs this week at Tysons, according to WHSV. 24 workers, about 5 percent of its workforce, mostly employees hired to collect chickens from farms. According to the article, the jobs have been outsourced to an outside contractor. The Augusta Free Press is reporting on internal […]

This Week in Harrisonburg: September 11, 2010

Saturday, September 11, 2010

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This Week in Harrisonburg: September 11, 2010

A few additional local news items from this past week: Not much rain lately; the US drought monitor from the Dept. of Agriculture shows what we already know – our area has been abnormally dry over the summer, and the area east of the Valley is experiencing moderate drought conditions. The National Weather Service tags […]

This Week in Harrisonburg: August 29, 2010

Sunday, August 29, 2010

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This Week in Harrisonburg: August  29, 2010

A few additional local news items from this past week: Harrisonburg City Council considers a golf course committee to examine ways to increase revenues, cut costs, and develop a Heritage Oaks Master plan. A Harrisonburg man is charged with DUI Manslaughter Population decreases in the 6th district (which includes Harrisonburg and Rockingham county) could affect […]

This week in Harrisonburg: August 13, 2010

Friday, August 13, 2010

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This week in Harrisonburg: August 13, 2010

A few additional local news items from this past week: • Brian Carderelli will reportedly be buried locally, not in Afghanistan. According to the DNR, his body is being returned to the U.S. • The DNR reported that per capita income in the Harrisonburg Metropolitan Area dropped from $31,055 to $30,795

This week in Harrisonburg: August 6, 2010

Friday, August 6, 2010

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This week in Harrisonburg:  August 6, 2010

We’re trying out a new feature (or restarting an old one) — a sort of open thread to catch some of the stuff we couldn’t cover over the past week. • Governor McDonnell has named this week Farmers Market Week in Virginia. • Harrisonburg police and council officials participated Tuesday night in National Night Out,  a nation-wide […]

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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.