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EPA Cracking Down On Manure Runoff

Monday, March 1, 2010

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There’s a story in today’s Daily News-Record on local farmers concerned about the impact environmentalists and “well organized” animal rights groups could have on the dairy and beef industry in Virginia. The EPA’s primary concern is animal waste pollutants that make their way into the Chesapeake Bay. According to the DNR, some farmers are also […]

Rockingham edges local counties in overall health

Thursday, February 18, 2010

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Guest blogger Alex sifts through a new report on health rankings in Virginia. Rockingham County ranks 18 in overall health statewide out of 132 ranked counties and incorporated cities, according to the County Health Rankings project, based at the University of Wisconsin, with Shenandoah County coming in at 24, Harrisonburg at 33, Augusta County at […]

AT&T rolls out 3G in Harrisonburg

Thursday, November 12, 2009

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iPhone users can rejoice. As of today, AT&T has 3G network coverage in the city and parts of Rockingham County. There has already been some buzz about it on Twitter this morning. From the official release: AT&T today announced the availability of its third generation (3G) mobile broadband network in Harrisonburg, opening the door to […]

What’s on Tuesday’s Ballot?

Friday, October 30, 2009

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If you haven’t been bombarded with the McDonnell – Deeds attack ads on TV, you might be surprised to learn there’s an election this coming Tuesday. All races are for state or local offices. Here’s what’s on the ballot in Harrisonburg:

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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.