• RIVERFRONT PARK AND CITY ISLAND WILL HOLD HARRISBURG’S 2015 KIPONA FESTIVAL

    The City’s 2015 Kipona Festival will be held Sept. 5-7 in Riverfront Park and on City Island featuring live music, the Native American Pow Wow, food and art vendors, canoe races, fireworks and activities for children. “We will have food and live music all three days on Riverfront Park,” said Mayor Eric Papenfuse, “and we’reRead more →

  • FACT SHEET ON NEW TRASH AND RECYCLING CONTAINERS

      FACT SHEET CITY OF HARRISBURG’S NEW TRASH AND RECYCLING CONTAINERS WHAT IS THE STATUS OF THE CITY’S DELIVERY OF NEW TRASH AND RECYCLING CONTAINERS? The City has now completed delivery of more than 14,000 new 95-gallon trash and recycling containers to residences in Harrisburg.  Residences of less than 4 units should have received theRead more →

  • COMPREHENSIVE PLAN HOUSING WORKSHOP SLATED FOR 5 P.M. JULY 22

    COMPREHENSIVE PLAN HOUSING WORKSHOP SLATED FOR 5 P.M. JULY 22

     A workshop to discuss the city’s housing needs as part of the Comprehensive Plan will be held 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the First Church of the Brethren, 219 Hummel St. Free parking is available in the church’s parking lot.   The meeting will allow participants to discuss Harrisburg’s housing resources, needs, and possibilitiesRead more →

  • Harrisburg “Bike Cops” part of proactive policing initiative

    Harrisburg “Bike Cops” part of proactive policing initiative

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Police officers may be able to get to a crime scene quicker on four wheels. Harrisburg Police is hoping its two-wheel diplomacy approach ends up changing more lives. A recent initiative by Harrisburg Police Chief Tom Carter has put more “bike cops” on the city’s streets. The idea is simple: Police officersRead more →

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION-ON MARKET FROM DEWBERRY TO ABERDEEN

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: MARKET ST From: DEWBERRY ST To: ABERDEEN ST Date from: 7/20/2015, MONDAY, Time from: 6:00 PM (18:00) Time to: 3:00 AM (03:00) Type of Closure: PARTIAL CLOSURE Closure Info: NRG ENERGY WILL BE DIGGING IN THE INTERSECTION OF MARKET AND 4TH STREETS. ALL TRAFFIC THROUGH THISRead more →

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION-HARRISBURG MILE EVENT

    STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: N FRONT ST From: MACLAY ST To: BOAS ST Date from: 7/15/2015, WEDNESDAY Time from: 5:00:00 PM Date to: 7/15/2015, WEDNESDAY Time to: 8:30:00 PM Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE Closure Info: No access to N Front St. between Mclay st and Boas St. Detour Info: NONE REQUIRED AT THISRead more →

  • Mayor Papenfuse Issues Statement on Indictment of former Mayor Reed

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse has issued the following statement regarding criminal charges filed today against former Mayor Stephen Reed:  “Today’s developments mark another important step along the path to the City of Harrisburg’s recovery.  We, as a region, through exorbitant parking fees and sky-high trash disposal rates, continue to pay dearly for Mayor Stephen Reed’s financialRead more →