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Smoking Ban Effective Tuesday

Monday, November 30, 2009


The law banning smoking in Virginia restaurants (that don’t have non-smoking rooms with separate ventilation systems) goes into effect tomorrow. There are two stories about the smoking ban in the DNR today. Finnigan’s Cove already has a non-smoking room with separate ventilation, so their smoking policy will remain unchanged. Jenny Jones reports that owners of […]

ABC History?

Saturday, November 7, 2009


A column in this weekend’s Washington Post makes reference to Sen. Obenshain’s (rejected) bill to privatize Virginia’s ABC, and suggests that a similar bill might have more momentum after McDonnell takes office.

What’s on Tuesday’s Ballot?

Friday, October 30, 2009


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:

CNN Projects Virginia for Obama

Wednesday, October 15, 2008


In what CNN “Situation Room” anchor Wolf Blitzer is calling “stunning news”, the CNN Election Tracker map just moved the traditionally-Republican state of Virginia out of “toss-up” status into the “leaning Obama” category. “Virginia hasn’t gone Democratic in 44 years,” said Alan Silverleib, CNN senior political researcher. “But a number of polls — including our own […]

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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.