• Friday Is Last Day For Teams to Register for Mayor’s Golf Outing

    Friday Is Last Day For Teams to Register for Mayor’s Golf Outing

      HARRISBURG – Friday is the last day for teams to register for the Mayor’s Golf Outing that will be held noon Aug. 7, 2015, at Sportman’s Golf Course, 3800 Linglestown Rd.   The Golf Outing is being sponsored by the Parks Foundation, a project of the Foundation for Enhancing Communities. The Foundation is raisingRead more →

  • CAPITAL REGION WATER BEGINS MANHOLE INSPECTION PROGRAM

    HARRISBURG (July 22, 2015): This week Capital Region Water began inspecting sewer manholes and outfalls of the combined sewer system in Harrisburg. Inspections of the 3,500 structures will be performed by Hydrostructures, P.A. and will conclude by the end of the year. How will this affect the public? Hydrostructures will use camera technology to assessRead more →

  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY ISSUED TO CUSTOMERS IN SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP

    HARRISBURG (July 22, 2015) – Capital Region Water issued a Boil Water Advisory today to 100 properties on the 3200 block of Wakefield Road, 212 N Progress Ave, and 3185 Brookfield Road in Susquehanna Township. The Boil Water Advisory was issued due to a loss of positive water pressure from exercising valves to repair aRead more →

  • 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 →