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The Storm’s Wake: The Legal Aftermath of Springfest 2010

Tuesday, March 8, 2011


Infamous events tend to produce iconic images and the Springfest celebration held in Harrisonburg on April 10, 2010 was no exception. The resulting disturbance involved an estimated 8,000 people, flying bottles and burning dumpsters and ended up with police officers in riot gear firing tear gas to disperse the crowd. The following Tuesday’s publication of The Breeze, […]

Missing Harrisonburg Man Found Shot To Death

Sunday, March 6, 2011


A man who was reported missing Thursday evening was discovered dead in his car in the parking lot of the Valley Mall Sunday morning. UPDATE: The DNR reported Monday that Brown, a private investigator, was shot to death. Harrisonburg police released a statement Saturday morning, seeking information about the whereabouts of A. Greg Brown. At […]

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.

HPD Looking For Tire Thief

Monday, February 14, 2011

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The Harrisonburg Police Department is looking to the community for help with a recent theft. Earlier today, an unknown person took a tire and rim from a vehicle in the parking lot of Lowes, 201 Linda Lane. The incident happened sometime between 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The victim’s vehicle, a 2006 black four-door Nissan […]

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 […]

Harrisonburg Police Bust Three For Prostitution

Tuesday, August 3, 2010


The Harrisonburg Police Department announced Tuesday morning that three people have been arrested for their involvement in prostitution in the city. From the HPD release: On Friday, July 30, HPD conducted a search warrant after receiving information that individuals were participating in prostitution at a residence in the 900 block of North Liberty Street.

Harrisonburg Police Searching for Missing Man

Wednesday, July 28, 2010


HPD sent out an announcement Wednesday afternoon, asking the public for help finding Steven Spart

JMU students charged in Village Lane riot

Tuesday, April 13, 2010


The Harrisonburg Police Department release 15 names of those charged from incidents related to Saturday’s civil disturbance Wednesday. The list includes eight that appear in the JMU People listings, one of whom was charged with assault on a police officer and participating in a riot with a deadly weapon.

HPD investigation moves forward

Monday, April 12, 2010


Harrisonburg Police are continuing their investigation into Saturday’s civil disturbance in the Village Lane area during the “Springfest” block party representatives said in a press conference Monday. At the press conference Monday afternoon, Lt. Kurt Boshart, commander of the Criminal Investigation Division of the HPD, Sgt. Les Tyler, public information officer for the Virginia State […]

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    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.

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    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.