The Week That Has Been: Harrisburg News & Articles



Officials inaugurated the Camp Curtin YMCA affordable housing project this week.

Our November issue of the magazine released today! This issue aims to support small businesses in and around Harrisburg. Pick up a number and shop small for the holidays this year. Before you do, read this week’s media coverage below.

The Barefoot Historian & Co. offers spooky tours around Carlisle for those who dare. In our magazine article, learn about Courtney Cauthon’s journey to opening a ghost touring business.

Bob’s art blog has the scoop on what’s to come at the Art Association of Harrisburg, including “Nothing Pretty”, a surrealist exhibit. It also highlights Doggie Delights, a gourmet dog treat stand at Broad Street Market.

Camp Curtin YMCA inaugurated an affordable housing development in Uptown Harrisburg, our article reported online. The project will include the construction of four single-family homes for low-income residents.

Our editor encourages readers to shop small and local for the upcoming holiday season in its November Editor’s Note. Small businesses are at the center of this month’s issue of the magazine.

Market fresh, a family grocery store, open this week at N. 6e Street in Uptown Harrisburg, our story found. The owners hope to provide fresh produce to a community in need.

Meatballs are on the menu for rosemary. Learn how to make brandy meatballs here.

Messiah University launched its “Thriving Together” program to unite local churches around the mission of racial justice. The initiative brings together various congregations to participate in anti-racist training and study theologies of justice and reconciliation, our magazine article reported.

Habitat for Humanity did not let the pandemic stop its work. In our magazine article, find out how the nonprofit housing association pivoted to provide maintenance to landlords in need.

Harrisburg Beach Club plans to open next week, serving drinks and a view of the river, our story reported online. They plan to use heaters and fireplaces to keep guests warm during the winter months.

Harrisburg completed some large-scale garbage cleanups at Allison Hill and Uptown this week, according to our reports. City officials have said that with the increase in staff and resources of the public works department, they can better address illegal dumping issues.

that of Sara Bozich Weekend Roundup will get you ready to hit town. See all the events the Harrisburg area has to offer this weekend, here.

Shank’s Tavern has become a local staple in Marietta. Our magazine article tells the story of this two-century-old restaurant.

Harrisburg Theater is back with in-person performances for the season, after a long hiatus due to the pandemic. It debuted with “The SpongeBob Musical,” which runs through Nov. 7 at the Whitaker Center, our article reported online.

Trees will be planted on several streets in Harrisburg during an upcoming city plantation blitz, our story reported online. City Forester Ellen Roane is looking for volunteers who are willing to get their hands dirty.

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