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Updated: October 20, 2021 | 1:03 pm

Court breathes new life into Harrisburg gun laws challenge

The majority opinion said the plaintiffs do not have to wait until they are charged with violating the ordinances before challenging them on constitutional grounds.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Homeless vets housing project in Harrisburg takes title to land, plans for capital campaign

Organizers of a tiny homes project designed to help homeless veterans have taken title to the donated ground for their project.

By Charles Thompson/PennLive

Harrisburg Hispanic heritage festival back in-person with music, food and vaccines

The Latino Hispanic American Community Center is celebrating its 11th annual Hispanic heritage festival Saturday in Harrisburg.

By Gabriela Martínez

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Concerts on Colonial: The Music of Johannes Brahms

Join regional and internationally acclaimed artists in a program of chamber music

By Fred Vigeant

New statewide nonprofit offers support to Black entrepreneurs

A couple of Harrisburg business owners acted on a need they saw to connect Black entrepreneurs to a larger network of business owners and to help them get access to investment and training.

By Gabriela Martínez

Democrat lawmakers bring back push for statewide LGBTQ anti-discrimination law

The legislation aims to prevent discrimination in the workplace, in housing and other public institutions. 

By Gabriela Martínez

Wanda Williams wins Democratic primary in Harrisburg mayor’s race, Papenfuse concedes

Williams has earned the right to campaign this fall to become the city’s second Black and second female mayor.

By Charles Thompson/PennLive

All politics is national — Pa. voters driven to engage with local races amid larger polarization

Voters say political lines drawn during the COVID-19 pandemic, protests for racial justice and presidential campaigns have seeped into contests for school board, judicial positions and other seats.

By Alanna Elder, Laura Benshoff/WHYY and Katie Meyer/WHYY

Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper files legal action against Harrisburg, water company, citing sewage

The riverkeeper and a Washington, D.C.-based group say Capital Region Water isn’t doing enough to stop pollution.

By Brett Sholtis