A review of the news from last week. Catch up at a glance.
The Controversy of The National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg.
- PennLive–If Harrisburg’s Civil War Museum closed, the city would be better off, mayor says
- WHTM 27–Mayor fixes bayonet against Civil War museum
- FOX 43–HBG Mayor wants to slash tourism funding going to National Civil War Museum
- Central Penn Business Journal–Papenfuse wants cut in tourism dollars going to National Civil War Museum
- WGAL 8–Harrisburg mayor wants to cut tax dollars that fund National Civil War Museum
Infrastructure Loan. After the Dauphin County Commissioners insist on an answer, the City of Harrisburg politely declines taking the money. PennLive–Harrisburg says ‘no thanks’ on Infrastructure Bank loan
West Nile-infected mosquitos in the City of Harrisburg.
- today’s the day Harrisburg–West Nile Virus Mosquito Found in the City of Harrisburg
- WHTM 27–Mosquito with West Nile found in Harrisburg
- PennLive–Mosquito with West Nile Virus found in Harrisburg
A pathetic act. Vandals interrupt serves at St Francis’s soup kitchen.
- Fox 43–Vandals spray fire extinguishers in Harrisburg soup kitchen
- WHTM 27–Vandals damage Harrisburg soup kitchen
- PennLive–St. Francis of Assisi soup kitchen in Harrisburg vandalized with fire extinguisher
- Fox 43–Community rallies behind vandalized soup kitchen
- Sentinel–Clean-up continues at vandalized soup kitchen
The Good Stuff.
- today’s the day Harrisburg–National Night Out 2014: Easy As Turning On a Porch Light
- WGAL 8–Teens ‘learn and earn’ with Harrisburg cleanup program
- PennLive–Coalition seeks preservation of State Hospital grounds’ historic and natural assets
Points for the City of Harrisburg to ponder.
- The Nation–Meet 3 Young Politicians Changing the Way New York City Works
- The Atlantic–I Was a Naive Urban Teacher
- Forbes–50 Years After The Civil Rights Act, Integration Remains Elusive
- The Herald Son–Paul Ryan breaks the silence surrounding poverty in America
- MinnPost–The complete city: why density and amenities are essential to everyday urban living
- Chicago Tribune–Baltimore poised to impose strict new youth curfew
- The Financial–Urbanization and big cities will drive growth in rapid-growth markets