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HRCC Forum Explores Candidates’ Agendas

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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HRCC Forum Explores Candidates’ Agendas

All three candidates for 26th district delegate made their political pitches to members of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Tuesday morning. Kai Degner, Carolyn Frank and Tony Wilt addressed the assembly of about 15 to 25 people at the Chamber-sponsored event at the Harrisonburg Holiday Inn. Moderator Bob Corso allowed each candidate five minutes to […]

Should the State Control Local Schools? (Part 4/5)

Thursday, May 27, 2010

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Should the State Control Local Schools? (Part 4/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner explain their views on the state's role in public education. Fourth video in a series.

Degner Declines VFF, Wants Public Debate

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

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Degner Declines VFF, Wants Public Debate

Harrisonburg Mayor Kai Degner has publicly called for debates with his opponents in the race for 26th district delegate, Republican Tony Wilt and independent Carolyn Frank. Last week, Degner accused Wilt of dodging opportunities to engage candidates and voters on the real issues at the VAIL candidate forum. This week, conservatives fired back at Degner […]

Candidates Talk Transportation (Part 3/5)

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

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Candidates Talk Transportation (Part 3/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner discuss possible fixes for the area's transportation woes. Third video in a series.

How to Cut a Budget (Part 2/5)

Sunday, May 23, 2010

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How to Cut a Budget (Part 2/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner talk about making priorities during lean budgets. Second video in a series.

HoD Candidates Answer: Why Are You Running? (Part 1/5)

Friday, May 21, 2010

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HoD Candidates Answer: Why Are You Running? (Part 1/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner sit down to tell us why they're running for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. First video in a series.

Co-op & Farmers’ Market: Good For Each Other?

Friday, May 14, 2010

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Co-op & Farmers’ Market: Good For Each Other?

Since 1979, the Harrisonburg Farmer’s Market has provided patrons of downtown Harrisonburg with a place to buy locally-grown produce. On Tuesday and Saturday mornings during growing season, you can find fresh eggs, fruits and vegetables, and (often) meat grown or raised within just a few miles of the city. In recent years, the market has […]

Delivering Garden Veggies by Bicycle

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

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Delivering Garden Veggies by Bicycle

This is a continuation of a series of posts for Bike Month. The weather was wet, but as I arrived at the Muddy Bikes Garden, Adam Campbell and Beth Schermerhorn were collecting a variety of lettuces, bronze fennel, and chive blossoms and getting them packed into a basket to deliver the order of mixed salad […]

Friendly City Food Co-op: Selling Community

Friday, May 7, 2010

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Friendly City Food Co-op: Selling Community

If you follow Harrisonburg news even occasionally, you’ve already heard about the Friendly City Food Co-Op (also known as FCFC, or FC2). Chances are you’ve been hearing about it for quite some time. According to the timeline on FCFC’s website, the initial idea has connections to the Little Grill Collective’s short-lived Little Store, which opened […]

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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.