Karl Stoltzfus Sr., founder of Dynamic Aviation, died Friday night after a severe battle with pancreatitis, according to the Bridgewater-based company.
Saturday, November 28, 2020
City police arrested a man Sunday in connection with an early-morning fatal stabbing near downtown Harrisonburg the day before.
Using statewide crime data from the FBI, Harrisonburg has been identified as the fourth largest safe city in Virginia, according to AdvisorSmith, a small-business research website.
As shops opened for Small Business Saturday, Jason Rutt was among the early bird shoppers at Walkabout Outfitter on South Main Street in downtown Harrisonburg.
When longtime employee Kayla Smith purchased Traditions Family Restaurant roughly two years ago, it was thriving.
Friday, November 27, 2020
Nearly 200 people responded to Harrisonburg’s zoning and subdivison survey, according to results presented at a meeting to the ordinance advisory committee on Nov. 18.
A Rockingham County sheriff’s deputy, who was working part-time for the Broadway Police Department when he was shot four times during a traffic stop early Tuesday morning, returned home with a police escort Thursday in time for Thanksgiving dinner.
DAYTON — The aroma of smoked turkey filled every inch of the Thomas House’s 10,000-square-foot restaurant, making it seem as if a Thanksgiving-scented candle had been lit hours prior.
Thursday, November 26, 2020
While the majority of Eastern Mennonite School students sat in classrooms taking exams and counting down the hours until Thanksgiving break, a line of volunteers paced from the building to the parking lot Tuesday morning. Between the hands of seven National Honor Society students and school …
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Cases continued on a record upward trend in Rockingham County as the number of COVID-19-related deaths of county residents was on course to outpace COVID-19-related deaths in the city, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.
A-listers such as Angelina Jolie and Elton John are among a collection of celebrities honored with royal titles granted for charity work and contributions to the fine arts, but there is one activist in Harrisonburg with her own royal honors.
The budget for the Virginia Department of Transportation Staunton District’s winter operations is higher this season than last, according to Ken Slack, VDOT spokesman.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
The new Shenandoah Valley Organic packaging plant in Harrisonburg will create 110 new jobs, according to a Tuesday press release from the office of Gov. Ralph Northam.
A Rockingham County sheriff’s deputy, who was working part-time for the Broadway Police Department, is in serious but stable condition after being shot four times during a traffic stop early Tuesday morning.
An ice storm was raging that morning on the Showalter family’s dairy farm off Garbers Church Road in 1965.
Monday, November 23, 2020
Zach Lokey’s passion for the art of buildings led him to want to become an architect.
James Madison University students went home this past week for Thanksgiving break, and most will remain there until next semester starts in January 2021.
MOUNT JACKSON — When Randy Phillips began planting grapes in 2002 to sow a career crafting wine at Cave Ridge Vineyards, he said there were fewer than half a dozen other winemakers in the Shenandoah Valley.
Sunday, November 22, 2020
Dressed in a traditional black gown with hair neatly curled to her shoulders, senior soprano Kiara Kiah opened the annual Eastern Mennonite University orchestral gala with a delicate duet of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” with professor and baritone James Richardson. But Richardson was nowhere n…
Saturday, November 21, 2020
After around 30 years, the last patients of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic were seen by providers in downtown Harrisonburg as appointments ended on Friday.
Shenandoah Valley Organic has plans to build a new packaging plant at 350 Acorn Drive in Harrisonburg, according to city documents obtained Thursday through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Friday, November 20, 2020
Three years into a 23-year federal prison sentence, a former Haitian missionary who molested roughly two dozen children asked a judge this month for compassionate release.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Michaella Lynch, 19, and Hannah Anderson, 20, both saw the blue flashing police lights at the intersection of South Main Street and South Avenue just after midnight on Saturday morning.
The motorcyclist who struck and killed a James Madison University student last weekend in Harrisonburg was traveling “grossly greater” than the speed limit, police said Thursday.
Harrisonburg pulled the plug on its planned “reverse” Holiday Parade, according to a press release emailed Thursday.
Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing will be available in the city today and just outside the city limits on Monday, according to a press release from the Central Shenandoah Health District.
When Amy Strunk had a cancer scare this summer, it chilled her to the bone. For anyone who’s had to sit in a starchy office and hear the dreaded words fall out of a doctor’s mouth, they know the feeling, but the news was an even harder pill for Strunk to swallow.
Thanks to funding from the Harrisonburg Police Foundation, city police officers will continue to play Santa for children in need this year with the department’s annual “Shop-with-a-cop” program. The foundation plans to raise money to cover the costs.
A Rockingham County judge denied a local immigrant advocacy group’s claim that Rockingham County Sheriff Bryan Hutcheson violated the state’s Freedom of Information Act when he refused to release information about immigration detainers on inmates booked into the jail.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Harrisonburg City Council voted to extend the deadline for personal property tax payments from Dec. 5 to Feb. 1 during a special meeting on Wednesday.
Monday, November 30, 2020
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — These Virginia lotteries were drawn Monday:
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 4 Day" game were:
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were:
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s government said Monday that it has decided against holding a public inquiry into the murder more than three decades ago of a Belfast attorney who specialized in defending Irish Republican Army suspects.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota regulators approved the final permit Monday for Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota, giving the company the green light to begin construction on the $2.6 billion project.
The first Associated Press men’s college basketball poll of the regular season remained steady at the top.
GENEVA (AP) — As several European countries have suspended access to the ski slopes to stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization’s emergencies chief said the risk of catching COVID-19 while skiing is likely minimal.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's top elections official on Monday announced investigations into potential violations of election law even as he continued to defend the integrity of the state's election against what he said are baseless attacks.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president on Monday announced the country's most widespread lockdown so far amid a surge in COVID-19 infections, extending curfews to weeknights and putting a full lockdown in place over the weekends.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police won't be opening a major investigation into the disappearance of a mysterious silver-colored monolith that generated international attention and a mess when curious visitors made their way to the site of the discovery in the Utah desert.