Harrisburg

Jewish Community Has Long Love Affair with America’s Pastime

By Mary Klaus and Adam Grobman

Not many people know more about baseball than Andy Linker.

The longtime beat writer and chronicler of the Harrisburg Senators has written four books on the subject and has been watching the sport since he began attending games with his cousins in the 1960s.

We Are All Across America

By Bryna Sherr

The city: Rogers, Arkansas.

Ever heard of it? I can’t say I would have been able to tell you where Arkansas was on a map in 2009! Rogers/Bentonville is in Northwest Arkansas – the home of Walmart.

The People: The Sherr family. We had to relocate temporarily due to my hu…

Scholars Explore History of Jewish HBG

By Adam Grobman

On May 13, three scholars and Jewish communal workers outlined the history and significance of Harrisburg’s Jewish Community in an online program with Dauphin County Library.

From the beginning migrations to the area in the mid-1800s to activities happening today, Dr. Sim…

Help Jewish Community Preserve History Through TFEC Time Capsule

In celebration of its 101st birthday, the Foundation for Enhancing Communities is filling a time capsule for each county within its footprint.

Help us represent the community and preserve the history of today’s vibrant Jewish life by sending us digital materials to include.

Photos, video…

Local Couple Weds Amidst Lockdown

by Adam Grobman

Trips to the grocery store and working from home are your typical state-in-lockdown behavior. But a wedding?

For Nate Longenecker and Stefanie Miller, that seemed like the natural thing to do.

On March 23, while most of the country was at home or stocking up on essentials,…