Tag Archives: Harrisburg

Harrisburg: Huge tanker fire results in closures at I-81 and US 22/322 interchange

An interchange I go through to get to my in-laws, Interstate 81 and US 22/322 had a nasty tanker truck fire on Friday. I-81 is still closed, though it may open on Monday with Tuesday being more likely. Tolls are suspended for motorists traveling between the Carlisle and Harrisburg East interchanges on the Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Places I went in 2011

Every year, I go places and list them. The primary criteria are 1.) Having a sit-down meal 2.) spending the night in that location. Alexandria, Va. Arlington, Va. Burke, Va. Fairfax, Va. Falls Church, Va. Franconia, Va. McLean, Va. Reston, Va. Vienna, Va. Annapolis, Md. Baltimore, Md. Columbia, Md. Crownsville, Md. Ellicot City, Md. Poolesville,

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Harrisburg/Hershey, home to two D.C. farm teams, is #1 minor league market again

The Harrisburg, Pa. market, which includes Hershey, has been named the #1 minor league market by Sports Business Journal. It had that distinction in 2009 as well. The Harrisburg Senators AA-Eastern League baseball team are an affiliate of the Washington Nationals. The Hersey Bears are the AHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals. While the Bears,

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Harrisburg/Hershey, home to Nationals & Capitals farm teams, #1 minor league market

Harrisburg, Hershey have best fans, sports publication declares – The Fan Box, Patriot-NewsAccording to Sports Business Journal, Pennsylvania’s capital region is the leading minor league market in the country. Two Washington teams, the Nationals and Capitals have minor league teams there, the Harrisburg Senators and Hershey Bears. My in-laws live up that way and I

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