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Community Perspective: Electric Vehicles Should Not Be Delayed in Virginia

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Community Perspective: City should focus on making Harrisonburg more user friendly

A community perspectives piece submitted by Bob Pippin

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Community Perspective: An open letter to Virginia Senator Mark Obenshain

A community perspectives piece by Charlotte Shristi Dear Senator Obenshain, As a constituent and resident of Rockingham County, I strongly urge you to oppose Andrew Wheeler’s confirmation as Virginia’s Secretary of Natural Resources.  At a time when Virginians are facing the imminent effects of a climate crisis, Wheeler is clearly the wrong choice! I live in …

Community Perspective: Suicides at Middle River Regional Jail demands accountability

A contributed perspectives piece by Connie Wright-Zink

Community Perspective: Hanging out with Stephen Sondheim

A community perspectives piece by Tom Arthur: The last time I was in New York, a former student asked if I wanted to meet Stephen Sondheim, with whom he was friends.

Community Perspective: The Winter Coat

A contributed perspectives piece by Anna Rose Geary.
It was the winter of 1927 and twenty-two- year- old Nenzi, my mother, wanted a dressy coat to wear to church and to special occasions.  

Community Perspective: Reconsidering Books— Protecting Students and Their Right to Read

By Sandra Parks, NBCT, Retired Teacher Librarian

Recently there has been a lot of attention paid to censorship attempts in schools across the nation. Sometimes a ban is requested or demanded for whole lists or categories of books or sometimes an individual book, while some parents are vocalizing that they don’t feel they have a say.

Del. Tony Wilt wins reelection by 60-40 margin

Del. Tony Wilt (R) has comfortably won reelection to another two-year term in the Virginia House of Delegates, with unofficial results from across the district showing him up more than 4,400 votes with only absentee and provisional ballots from Rockingham County not yet reported.

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