Pamela Tittle’s portrait had sparkle. This year, with the help of her husband, she fashioned lights behind her painting of fellow artist Frank Marshman. Marshman’s image seemed to appear like a genie from within an antique folding camera, and guests could change the effect of the lights with the press of a remote. And the other artists took notice. “Did you see the one with lights?” they asked each other while perusing the gallery Thursday evening.
Organizers hope to bring back ‘bigger and better’ International Festival in 2024 after using this year to regroup
While organizers of Harrisonburg’s International Festival pulled the plug on this fall’s event, they’re hoping to regroup to plan a better one in 2024.
The Rockingham County Public School school board on Monday will choose from three candidates who are vying to fill a vacant seat on the board for the rest of the year — and the trio of contenders have spent the this week undergoing a public job interview for the post.
After state report says schools are being shortchanged, Harrisonburg board calls on General Assembly to act
Virginia’s legislative watchdog agency launched a scathing report on the state’s K-12 public school funding midway through the Harrisonburg school board’s month-long summer break. At Tuesday’s business meeting, the board unanimously took a stand.
Hose Company No. 4, the oldest fire department in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, is in a quandary. Having served the city as a volunteer department since 1890, Hose Company No. 4 has been told to vacate its only city station, Station 4, on East Rock St by Sept. 1, and is still looking for a place to house its firefighting equipment.
As Open Doors prepares to set up temporary facilities for another shelter season starting in November, Sentara RMH Medical Center has confirmed that it will work with the nonprofit organization to provide space for people to stay during the coldest nights.
“A major reform of how Virginia regulates the electricity monopoly Dominion Energy is cutting power bills [effective July 1]. It [ends] three surcharges.… it clears the way for a program to ease the impact of Dominion’s pass-through of fuel costs to ratepayers
It’s Wednesday and I’m rattling up I-81 in a Ford Transit bound for Newport, Rhode Island. Our cargo? Six bikes, eight solar panels, four guitars, one drum kit, and five people. This weekend will be Virginia-based rock duo Illiterate Light’s second time hosting Newport Folk Festival’s bike stage. To prepare for the festival, the band hosted a pop-up show at Pale Fire Brewing on Monday evening.