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HPD and HFD Conducting Death Investigation

Monday, January 31, 2011

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The Harrisonburg Police Department and the Harrisonburg Fire Department continue investigating the death of a male. At 2:20 p.m. today, police received a call requesting a welfare check of an individual in the 2100 block of Reservoir Street. A second call was received at 2:50 p.m. for the report of a fire at the same […]

Group Organizing Against Va “Anti-Immigrant” Bills

Thursday, January 27, 2011

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Community Announcement from Virginia Organizing: Harrisonburg, VA- Virginia Organizing is hosting an immigration forum on Tuesday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m. at the Community Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg. The forum will focus on preserving immigrants’ rights in the face of a slew of anti-immigrant and anti-democratic bills currently making their way through the 2011 Virginia […]

City Recycling Pick-Up Delay

Thursday, January 27, 2011

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Due to inclement weather and Harrisonburg city refuse staff assisting with snow removal, recycling will not be picked up today for Thursday refuse customers. Please hold recycling until the next regular collection day of February 3. Trash will be collected as usual.

ACV To Screen Indie Docs At ‘Art House 101’

Friday, January 7, 2011

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The Arts Council of the Valley (ACV) announces Art House 101, a new film festival celebrating the visual and performing arts January 20, 21, and 22.

Gravity Group Announces ‘Brand Challenge’ For Local Nonprofits

Friday, January 7, 2011

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Gravity Group, a Harrisonburg-based branding and marketing communications agency, announced the 1st Annual Gravity Group Brand Challenge on Thursday, January 6th, during the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet. The goal of the Brand Challenge is to “help a local nonprofit organization increase the power of their brand by providing a free brand assessment and […]

Friendly City to Host Local Foods Happy Hour

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

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Friendly City Food Co-op is partnering with the Harrisonburg Farmers Market and Ryan Zale, Executive Chef of the Local Chop and Grill House to host a tasting of winter-friendly foods. This free Happy Hour tasting will be hosted at the Local Chop and Grill House on January 18, 2011 from 5:00pm-8:00pm. There is also wine […]

Rockingham Schools Collecting Phone Books

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

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Rockingham County Public Schools, in conjunction with Shentel, are collecting telephone directories.

City Streets Closed for the Holiday Parade

Friday, December 3, 2010

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The Harrisonburg Police Department wants to remind citizens and parade-goers of the street closings for the parade on Friday, December 3. The parade begins at 7 p.m.; however, streets will be closing earlier in the day. Below is a list of street closures: * Main Street from Cantrell Avenue to Gay Street will be closed […]

Holidays on Main Street Kicks Off The Holiday Parade

Friday, December 3, 2010

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Holidays on Main Street, the annual holiday festival in Harrisonburg returns this year, on the same day as the annual Holiday Parade. On Friday, December 3rd, Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance invites the community to Court Square beginning at 4:00pm for free carriage rides, hot cocoa, wandering carolers, food vendors, and more. Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus […]

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  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

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  • 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.