‘Every day you call your parents hoping that random bomb didn’t fall in their city’
A year since Russia invaded their home country, Ukrainians in this area are still doing everything they can to help their home country. “One of the worst years of my life,” said Nicole Yurcaba through tears.
With sluggish enrollment in solar program, HEC looks to make changes
Sometime this spring, subscribers to Friendly City Solar could increase their participation in the program and invest more in the local solar power generation program that is having difficulty attracting customers.
Community Perspective: Lawsuit over policy keeping Harrisonburg parents in the dark very much alive
A contributed perspectives piece by Deborah Figliola
A number of teachers are challenging the Harrisonburg Public Schools’ disturbing policy that dictates how teachers must approach students struggling with their gender, and I am one of them.
Community Perspective: Join the Boy Scouts
A contributed perspectives piece by Matt Phillippi
February is a month filled with important dates in Scouting.
Group of teachers’ complaint against Harrisonburg schools can proceed, judge rules
In a setback for the Harrisonburg School Board, a judge on Tuesday denied its request to throw out the legal complaint several teachers are pursuing in connection with the district’s policies regarding transgender students. The judge also imposed a 28-day deadline for the school district to provide documents the teachers’ attorneys have requested.
Community Perspective: High School Musical – Spotswood’s turn… A review and appreciation
A contributed perspectives piece by Glenn Logan Reitze
A curious and maybe even wonderful ritual occurs annually in thousands of high schools in the early weeks of the calendar year, usually from about mid-February to mid-March. It’s called The Musical, and for thousands of young people who feel even slightly warmed by a burning desire to be seen and perform, it is the time to try their wings and soar.
Little Grill, big institution: the once and future owners plan to reopen it as soon as next month
After being closed since last year, The Little Grill is reopening this spring under new management — who also happen to be the former owners. The restaurant also has some new additions planned to go with its familiar flavors.