• MAYOR PAPENFUSE EXPRESSES SHOCK AND OUTRAGE AT REPORTED RAPE OF 14-YEAR-OLD

    Oct. 4, 2014     HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse expressed shock and outrage at reports of the rape of a 14-year-old girl on her way to school Friday in the 2300 block of Market Street. “Ensuring the safety of our children is the most important function of society,” the Mayor said.  “I am deeplyRead more →

  • HARRISBURG WILL RECEIVE DISCARDED APPLIANCES SATURDAY AT SIX LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT CITY

    Oct. 2, 2014 HARRISBURG – The City of Harrisburg’s Department of Public Works will accept broken and discarded appliances at six locations throughout Harrisburg from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in cooperation with a region-wide recycling program. The Department of Public Works is setting up the stations to receive broken or unwanted electronic equipment in collaborationRead more →

  • LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES KICKS OFF WITH BREAST CANCER AWARENESS FORUM AT CITY HALL

    Oct. 1, 2014 HARRISBURG – Breast cancer awareness will be the topic of a new forum series entitled “Lunch & Learn” that will kick off noon Oct. 9 in the atrium of the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St. The American Cancer Society and the PA Breast Cancer Coalition are collaborating with the city’sRead more →

  • Housing Advocates Release a Comprehensive Anti-Blight Toolkit for Pennsylvania

    September 11, 2014 WHAT:  On Monday at 10am, Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse, the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania and dozens of housing advocates from throughout central Pennsylvania participated in an event to mark the release of “Blight to Bright: A Comprehensive Toolkit for Pennsylvania,” a new, data-driven manual that identifies key strategies to eradicate the harmfulRead more →

  • The Late Captain Elijah Massey To Be Honored With Horseback Funeral Procession on Monday

    The Late Captain Elijah Massey To Be Honored With Horseback Funeral Procession on Monday

    HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse and Police Chief Thomas C. Carter will speak at the funeral of Captain Elijah Massey that will be held at noon Sept. 22 at Bethel AME, 1721 N 5th St., Harrisburg. Capt. Massey died Tuesday night.  He was 60 years old and spent 31 years with the Harrisburg Police ForceRead more →

  • Update On City Treasurer Application Public Meeting

    Per the Council President, the original public meeting that was scheduled for Thursday, September 18th (For Interviews) has been postponed. The new date will be on Monday, September 29th at 5:30PM in City Council Chambers. Each eligible candidate will be contacted and invited to attend this Public Meeting. Candidates will be given an opportunity (1-2Read more →

  • Customers to Begin Making Checks and Money Orders Payable to “Capital Region Water

    HARRISBURG (September 4, 2014) – In a continuing effort to improve customer service and bill processing, Capital Region Water customers will begin making utility bill checks and money orders payable to “Capital Region Water”. “Capital Region Water continues to take steps to improve fiscal responsibility and customer service.  Moving our payment receipt processes to aRead more →