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Partial Traffic Closure At South & Main

Monday, April 18, 2011

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South Main Street (Route 11) at the intersection of South Avenue will be partially closed on Tuesday April 19 at 9PM through Wednesday April 20 at 6AM.

Cool-Aid 2011

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

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WXJM 88.7 FM, James Madison University’s on-campus radio station, will be holding its annual charity event, Cool-Aid at Court Square Theater, in Harrisonburg on April 13, at 8 PM for $8.

JMU Classes Improving Wikipedia Entries

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

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Release from JMU, written by Julia Oates. Count senior Stephen Jones as one of the “Wikipedians” at James Madison University who are working hard this semester to improve the content on the popular resource website. In the process, Jones and 80 more JMU students are honing their researching, writing and editing skills.

Harrisonburg Gardening 101: Planning your Plantings

Friday, March 25, 2011


Harrisonburg Gardening 101: Planning your Plantings

Now is the perfect time to start seeds indoors for planting once all danger of frost has past, or to start frost-hardy plants outside under protective cover. Harrisonburg is technically in hardiness zone 6a according to the National Gardening Association, but keep in mind that there are also local microclimates, especially in areas like ours that are so hilly.

‘Out in the Silence’ Screening and Conversation with the Filmmakers

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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Announcement from The School of Media Arts & Design at JMU: Mark your calendars for the viewing/discussion of the award-winning film Out in the Silence. The gripping documentary centers on the story of a small American town confronting a firestorm of controversy ignited by a same-sex wedding announcement

City Seeking Input For Website Redesign

Tuesday, March 22, 2011


City Seeking Input For Website Redesign

The City of Harrisonburg is seeking input from citizens as they plan to redesign the website. The City Manager’s Office announced a call for feedback Tuesday morning: The last major design effort for the site was done in 2005. “The internet is a fast moving space,” said Public Information Officer Miriam Dickler.  “What was cutting […]

New Bridges: Winner of Nonprofit Brand Challenge

Monday, March 21, 2011

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Press Release from Gravity Group: Gravity Group, a Harrisonburg-based branding and marketing communications agency, has announced the winner of its 1st Annual Gravity Group Brand Challenge: NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center.

JMU Student Develops Local Bus Schedule App

Saturday, March 19, 2011


Press Release from the JMU IEEE Computer Society: 19-year old JMU IEEE Computer Society member Matt Jeanes first came to JMU from Fairfax, VA as a freshman Computer Science major in 2009. Jeanes and a friend started using the HDPT buses to get across campus to eat at the new East Campus Dining Hall daily.

HPD Search For Missing Harrisonburg Man

Saturday, March 5, 2011


The Harrisonburg Police Department is asking for help from the community. Police are currently looking for a man, whose family has not heard from him since Thursday morning.

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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.