• 28 MAY 14
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    MAYOR PAPENFUSE SHARES NATION’S SENSE OF LOSS AT DEATH OF POET MAYA ANGELOU

    May 28, 2014 HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse said Wednesday he shares the nation’s deep sense of loss at the death of Maya Angelou, revered as one of the nation’s leading contemporary poets. “Maya Angelou was a national treasure,” Mayor Papenfuse said. “Her works are deeply moving and inspiring and have touched millions of people

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    • 03 MAR 14
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    Mayor Papenfuse Serves as Chair of Art Association of Harrisburg’s Bal Masque

    Mayor Papenfuse Serves as Chair of Art Association of Harrisburg’s Bal Masque

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse served as Honorary Bal Chairman of the Art Association of Harrisburg’s Bal Masque on Saturday, March 1,  at the Appalachian Brewery.  “Literary Allusions” was the theme of the night’s celebration of Mardi Gras, Harrisburg-style.  Mayor Papenfuse went to the event as Sir Walter Raleigh, and his wife Catherine Lawrence portrayed Queen Elizabeth.  The

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    • 13 FEB 14
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    Mayor Papenfuse Says Worst Snow May Be Over

    Mayor Papenfuse Says Worst Snow May Be Over

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse says the worst snow may have already hit Harrisburg, and the city has pulled together to weather the storm.   Mayor Papenfuse was joined today by Police Chief Thomas Carter, Acting Fire Chief Brian Enterline and John Logan, Life Team EMS Chief, to inform Harrisburg residents that the worst of the snow is over.

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    • 11 FEB 14
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    Mayor Papenfuse Praises Harrisburg Firefighters on Historic Agreement

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse praised Harrisburg firefighters for their self-less service to the people of Harrisburg in voting to accept a new contract agreement.  Members of the Capital City Paid Firefighter’s Association IAFF Local 428 voted to accept difficult concessions to ensure the City of Harrisburg can move into economic recovery with a balanced budget.  “This

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    • 14 FEB 14
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    Mayor Papenfuse Performs Valentine’s Day Wedding Ceremony

    Mayor Papenfuse Performs Valentine’s Day Wedding Ceremony

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse performed a Valentine’s Day wedding ceremony Friday in the atrium of the MLK Government Center.  Martina Stinney and Moses Mondine, the bride and groom,  expressed their appreciation to Mayor Papenfuse  for joining them in matrimony. It’s the second wedding ceremony of the Mayor’s brief tenure.  The first was a double wedding performed

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    • 02 APR 14
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    Mayor Papenfuse Officially Welcomes 13 New Fire Cadets

    Mayor Papenfuse Officially Welcomes 13 New Fire Cadets

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse officially welcomed 13 new recruits for the Harrisburg Fire Department on Wednesday at a press conference at the Public Safety building on the campus of Harrisburg Area Community College. . “We are excited to welcome these new recruits to the Fire Department,” Mayor Papenfuse said. “They will now enter an important period

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