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Harrisburg activist Gene Stilp gets Trump flag-burning citation thrown out

"I hope we see a lot more First Amendment speech on the Capitol grounds. People shouldn’t be afraid to do that. This is a very good step.”
By Charles Thompson/PennLive

Upscale apartments are being built in Harrisburg, but where’s the affordable housing?

Developers have created hundreds of new apartments in the city over the past few years. Most rent for more than $1,000 per month.

By Sean Sauro/PennLive

Stephen Reed loved Harrisburg ‘until his dying breath’: Funeral Mass for ‘mayor for life’ held Monday

Reed, who has a complicated history with the city and many ups and downs during and after his tenure, died Jan. 25 after a long battle with cancer.
By Steve Marroni/PennLive

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Hundreds gather at former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed’s visitation; funeral mass is set for Monday

You could find a lot of glimpses into the man behind the public persona through a remembrance session at the Geigle Funeral Home in Susquehanna Township.

By Charles Thompson/PennLive

Former Harrisburg mayor Stephen Reed dies at 70

Former Harrisburg mayor Stephen Reed, who served for almost three decades, has died. He was 70.

By The Associated Press and Lisa Wardle

Eight people from Harrisburg charged with federal drug, gun crimes described in YouTube videos

The 35 federal charges are related to conspiracy to deliver cocaine, crack, heroin and fentanyl and “numerous other gun and drug charges,” Freed said.

By Brett Sholtis

Butter Gritty (and friends) take the PA Farm Show

“There were skeptics who didn’t think that Butter Gritty would ever come. But today is triumphant.”
By Katie Meyer

Harrisburg School District to start 2020 with new acting superintendent

Chris Celmer joined as assistant acting superintendent. He was promoted to the top job this week.

By Rachel McDevitt