Monday, November 30, 2020
As a senior at old Montevideo High in Penn Laird in 1960, Tom Lough was a co-valedictorian and won a leadership award for $350 from the Daily News-Record.
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Karl Stoltzfus Sr., founder of Dynamic Aviation, died Friday night after a severe battle with pancreatitis, according to the Bridgewater-based company.
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.
Before snow covers the slopes at Massanutten Resort, hundreds of staff members are preparing to turn a once mountain bike destination into a winter wonderland for winter sports enthusiasts.
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
Part of Elkton Area United Services’ mission is to fill temporary food needs in its community, and the holidays have proven to be no exception.
Monday, November 30, 2020
BRADSHAW, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia are looking for a motorist involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed a 2-year-old boy.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A top Iranian security official says Israel used 'electronic devices' to remotely kill military nuclear scientist.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The fugitive leader of Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray region on Monday called on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to “stop the madness” and withdraw troops from the region as he asserted that fighting continues “on every front” two days after Abiy declared victory.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tigray regional leader urges Ethiopia's PM to 'stop the madness' and asserts that fighting continues 'on every front.'
NEW YORK (AP) — Leaders of the OPEC cartel are meeting virtually to decide how much oil their members should produce as lockdowns related to the coronavirus continue to stifle demand for crude.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Several organizations in Virginia's capital city have partnered to raise $1 million for a fund set to expand wealth and educational opportunities for the Black community and to address structural racism.
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The cities of Kidal, Gao and Menaka in northern Mali were hit by simultaneous attacks on Monday against military camps housing international forces, according to residents and a United Nations official.
PARIS (AP) — French activists fear that a proposed new security law will deprive them of a potent weapon against abuse — cellphone videos of police activity — threatening their efforts to document possible cases of police brutality, especially in impoverished immigrant neighborhoods.
LONDON (AP) — In late October, Matthew Jones was enjoying a rare “bit of normality” at his London barber shop in a year that has been short on that. He was cutting hair and laughing with colleagues — when the news landed that the business would have to close for the second time.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Inmates unhappy about the coronavirus threat at an overcrowded prison near Sri Lanka's capital have clashed with guards who opened fire, leaving six prisoners dead and 35 others injured, officials said Monday. Two guards were critically injured, they said.