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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

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


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

Health benefits of being outdoors: Birdwatching

The Prices have been volunteering to lead bird walks through Wildwood Park for the past six or seven years. They know from personal experience what research has shown, that spending time outdoors lowers stress, blood pressure and heart rate while encouraging physical activity and improving mood and mental health.

By Keira McGuire

‘We don’t believe in punishment’: Student-led youth court could come to Harrisburg school

The idea is that by following through with the plan laid out by the jury, the student would ideally come to understand the gravity of his actions.
By Sean Sauro/PennLive

Voting reform bill heads to governor’s desk; critics say the state’s ramming through changes

Counties would get back 60 percent of election system upgrade costs under SB421.
By Emily Previti
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