Thursday, December 12, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — An 18-year-old Barnard College freshman with ties to the Shenandoah Valley was fatally stabbed in a park in Manhattan.
On Wednesday, the Harrisonburg Electric Commission connected the home solar-energy system of Mike Tedross and Marianne Saeed to the city grid, making HEC the first municipally-owned utility in the state to have an installed capacity of solar reach 1% of annual peak load.
The flu virus has hit Virginia early this year, with cases being categorized as widespread as of the last week in November.
As District 1 Supervisor Pablo Cuevas took his seat on the board for the last time Wednesday, he was joined by a room full of co-workers, legislators, family and friends to recognize his 30 years of service to Rockingham County.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Planning Commission recommended that City Council approve a special-use permit for a short-term rental at 1045 Carriage Drive.
PENN LAIRD — Rockingham County joined the growing number of localities in the state to become a Second Amendment sanctuary Wednesday after the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in support of the resolution.
In January, the restaurant at Generations Park in Bridgewater will transition from Jalapeno Southwest Grill to the second location of Harrisonburg’s Urgie’s Cheesesteaks.
A Florida man accused of breaking into a Mennonite family’s home in an attempt to kidnap their children pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg.
As victims and their loved ones begin to deal with the trauma of a crime, they’re often immediately thrown into the criminal justice system as the case against the perpetrator begins the slow journey to resolution.
MONTEZUMA — More than a dozen area dairy farmers attended a meeting about the incoming standards for the Farmers Assuring Responsible Management Animal Care Program on Tuesday at Montezuma Hall in Rockingham County.
A substantial bump in enrollment for James Madison University in fall 2015 means this December’s graduating class is the largest one it has ever had, said Caitlyn Read, media coordinator at JMU.
Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport is sporting purple and gold after James Madison University President Jonathan Alger announced a new partnership with the Weyers Cave airport.
GROTTOES — For the last six years, the Blue Ridge Heritage Project has been leading the effort to honor residents who were displaced for the creation of the Shenandoah National Park with monuments across the region.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
City Council voted Tuesday to build a second high school all at once to open in August 2022, with a guaranteed maximum construction price of $87.2 million.
Grottoes Town Council approved a resolution 4-1 Monday asking the Rockingham County School Board to delay a decision on redistricting and to consider alternatives to the issue of population growth in the Spotswood district of the county.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — The first movie Greta Gerwig saw in a theater was “Muppets Take Manhattan.” When it was over, her parents momentarily couldn’t find her. She had run to the front of the theater to put her hands on the screen.
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Brexit general election (all times local):
BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A professional golfer was one of 124 people arrested in Florida in a prostitution and human-trafficking sting.
BRUSSELS (AP) — For the first time in years, leaders from across the European Union posed together for a “family photo” at Thursday’s EU summit. Well, everyone but the prime minister of Britain.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing's Starliner crew capsule finally has a launch date for its first test flight to the International Space Station.
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Former football star Michael Vick owes tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes on luxury cars that he owned in Virginia, officials said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is bringing back special labels to help users identify accounts and tweets from U.S. political candidates.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers urged a federal court to overturn their client's death penalty sentence, arguing Thursday that intense media coverage and signs of juror bias led to an unfair trial.
Duquesne (8-0) vs. Radford (3-5)
GERVAIS, Ore. (AP) — It was nighttime when Pedro Lucas came home, clutching receipts showing he had paid a funeral home to have the bodies of three immigrant laborers returned to Guatemala from Oregon.