• Gas Division Completes Third Phase Of Downtown Harrisburg Infrastructure Betterment Project; Begins Work on Phase IV

    READING,PA,July 10, 2014 – UGI Utilities – Gas Division is completing work on Phase III of its  multi-year downtown Harrisburg infrastructure betterment initiative this week and will immediately move to the next phase of the project. Completion of Phase III of this project and commencement of Phase IV is the latest milestone associated with UGI’sRead more →

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE LAUDS CITY COUNCIL’S ADOPTION OF HISTORIC LEGISLATION TO SPUR SMART GROWTH IN HARRISBURG

    July 10, 2014 HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse on Wednesday lauded the City Council’s passage of a new zoning ordinance and other historic legislation that he says will spur smart economic growth in Harrisburg.“The City Council’s passage of a new zoning ordinance, as well as adoption of our proposal for a Land Bank are of monumentalRead more →

  • Job Opportunities

    Dauphin County government offers a variety of full-time and part-time employment opportunities. Postings of current job openings throughout the County are available by selecting one of the categories listed below that most meets your needs. Full-Time Positions Part-Time Positions Any persons wishing consideration for a posted position should submit a Dauphin County Application for EmploymentRead more →

  • A NEW BEGINNING FOR AN OLD SYSTEM

    WHAT:            A press conference will be held to announce recent achievements and new initiatives to benefit customers and improve the health of Harrisburg’s aging water and sewer infrastructure. The press conference will also highlight recent awards recognizing our premier drinking water. Harrisburg’s water and sewer infrastructure and employees transitioned to Capital Region Water in 2013.Read more →

  • JUDGE MARGERUM HEARS 11 CASES IN FIRST SESSION OF HOUSING COURT

    June 25, 2014 HARRISBURG – District Justice Rebecca Margerum heard 11 cases on the first day of Harrisburg’s Housing Court, created to help expedite cases involving abandoned and blighted properties in the city. “Reports are that the first day of the new Housing Court went smoothly,” said Mayor Eric Papenfuse, who pushed for implementation ofRead more →

  • NEW POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS WILL BE SWORN IN DURING CEREMONIES THURSDAY

    June 25,  2014 HARRISBURG, Pa. – Mayor Eric Papenfuse has announced that Harrisburg Police will swear in nine new police officers and the Fire Department will swear in 13 new firefighters in separate ceremonies Thursday. “These new police officers promotions and newly graduated firefighters are the clearest sign yet of our commitment to improving publicRead more →

  • Harrisburg Strong Task Force Meeting on Thursday

    Harrisburg Strong Task Force Meeting on Thursday

    The Harrisburg Strong Task Force will hold its second public outreach input session on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Greater Harrisburg Area YWCA, 1100 Market Street (Highmark Room – 2nd Floor), Harrisburg from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Any Harrisburg resident, neighborhood group, investment group, concerned citizen, community development no…t forRead more →