Author: Bridget Manley
Understaffing at the Salvation Army emergency shelter in Harrisonburg is creating potentially dangerous conditions for those who work or stay there, according to several current and former staff and residents.
As the Harrisonburg City Council continues to grapple with the area’s housing crisis, the latest proposal for a multi-unit development demonstrates how difficult it can be for new homes to be built in the city.
To help retain and attract teachers and staff to Harrisonburg schools, the school board is proposing “significant” salary increases across the system for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. That’s among the highlights of budget proposal school board members began working on Tuesday.
Even though the November mid-term elections are months away, this is the time of year candidates for local offices are deciding whether to run — and one incumbent city council member is leaning against seeking another term.
Masks will be optional for students in Harrisonburg City Schools starting March 1, Superintendent Michael Richards said Tuesday.
Following two suicides on campus in the last week – as well as shootings on the campus of Bridgewater College and Virginia Tech – JMU students are calling on university officials to better address the mental health needs of young adults desperate for better resources.
As the Bridgewater community mourns the loss of the two police officers killed in the line of duty Tuesday, residents across the Valley have rallied in support for the families of the fallen.
Two Bridgewater College police officers were killed Tuesday in an on-campus shooting, which added Bridgewater College to the list of American schools whose campuses have been marred by gun violence.