• Mayor Papenfuse has testified before grand jury on Harrisburg finances

    Mayor Papenfuse has testified before grand jury on Harrisburg finances    Donald Gilliland                      Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse has confirmed that he has testified before a state grand jury empanelled to investigate ex-Mayor Stephen P. Reed-era finances in the City of Harrisburg. “I have never felt more certain that we will have accountability for theRead more →

  • Mayor Papenfuse Calls for Replacement of School Recovery Officer, Support for Key Charter

    Mayor Papenfuse Calls for Replacement of School Recovery Officer, Support for Key Charter

    HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse announced Thursday he supports the application of Key Charter School to open a school in the former Bishop McDevitt site to help stimulate reform in Harrisburg schools and to provide parents a choice in education for their children. “I believe in parental choice as an essential component of educational reform,”Read more →

  • 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 periodRead more →

  • Adopt-A-Park Program Underway!

    Adopt-A-Park Program Underway!

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse announced the Adopt-A-Park program today at a press conference in the MLK Government Building.  Mayor Papenfuse lauded the more than a dozen individuals and corporations that already have answered call to ensure Harrisburg’s parks are safe and attractive. And he  called for others — businesses and citizens — to step up and help Harrisburg haveRead more →

  • Mayor Eric Papenfuse Announces 13 New Recruits for Harrisburg Fire Department

    HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse and Acting Harrisburg Fire Chief Brian Enterline will announce 13 new recruits for the Harrisburg Fire Department at a press conference at noon Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Public Safety Center at Harrisburg Area Community College.  The Public Safety Center is located on HACC’s campus at Gate 5 onRead more →

  • Water Main Leak Repaired in 1400 block of South 14th Street

    BOIL WATER ADVISORY STILL IN PLACE HARRISBURG (March 31, 2014): Capital Region Water (name change from The Harrisburg Authority (THA) pending) has restored water service after repairing a water main leak and sinkhole on the 1400 block of South 14th St. The boil water advisory will stay in place until two days of samples areRead more →

  • TODAY IS LAST DAY TO SHOP AT MACY’S AND HELP CITY OF HARRISBURG!

    TODAY IS LAST DAY TO SHOP AT MACY’S AND HELP CITY OF HARRISBURG!

                     MACY’S SELECTS RIVERFRONT PARK FOR ITS “HEART YOUR PARK” PROGRAM HARRISBURG  – Riverfront Park has been selected for Macy’s “Heart Your Park” program, a part of the  department store’s “Secret Garden” campaign to raise awareness and funds for  parks across the country. From March 7 to March 31, customers at Macy’s store in Harrisburg MallRead more →