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Life during coronavirus: the Pennsylvania shutdown in pictures

Similar scenes are unfolding across the city and state, with people being creative with how they deal with isolation and remote connection in the effort to slow the spread of the pandemic.

By Keystone Crossroads Staff Report

Updated: March 17, 2020 | 9:20 pm

Government, religious organizations across the midstate respond to COVID-19 concerns

In addition to government buildings and businesses temporarily shutting down, some religious organizations are also suspending operations.

By Rachel McDevitt

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

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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

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