• Messiah College Students Went “Into the Streets” in Service to City of Harrisburg

    Aug 28, 2014 HARRISBURG – Messiah College students participated in volunteer service to the City of Harrisburg recently as part of their “Into the Streets” freshman orientation. More than 100 Messiah students assisted with preparations for the Kipona festival on City Island and more than 100 others will do clean-up and other service projects in HarrisburgRead more →

  • CITY OFFICIALS RECEIVE RESIGNATION OF TREASURER JOHN CAMPBELL

    Aug 28, 2014 HARRISBURG – John Campbell’s resignation as treasurer for the City of Harrisburg is effective Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the request of city officials to ensure limited disruption in the city’s schedule of payments. The City Solicitor’s office received Campbell’s official resignation Thursday morning. Campbell’s signature as treasurer will be on checks issuedRead more →

  • HARRISBURG CITY COUNCIL PASSES RESOLUTION TO SUSPEND FUNDING TO NATIONAL CIVIL WAR MUSEUM

    Aug 26, 2014 HARRISBURG – City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night to request that the Dauphin County Commissioners suspend transfer of funds from hotel tax revenues to the National Civil War Museum. Dauphin County shares with the City of Harrisburg a portion of hotel tax revenues that are to be allocated for marketing andRead more →

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM TREASURER TODAY AT 2 P.M. PRESS CONFERENCE

    Aug 21, 2014 HARRISBURG –  Mayor Eric Papenfuse will announce the appointment of Paul Wambach as interim treasurer for the City of Harrisburg at a press conference today at 2 p.m. in the atrium of the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St. Wambach spent more than 20 years as treasurer for the city, retiringRead more →

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE WELCOMES “ROTARY BELLE” TO CITY HALL

    Aug 22, 2014 HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse will welcome the “Rotary Belle” painted cow to the MLK Government Center during ceremonies at 11:30 a.m. Monday. Mayor Papenfuse and Rotary Club of Harrisburg President Karen Snider will unveil Rotary Belle in her new home just outside the entrance of the MLK Government Center, 10 N.Read more →

  • MAYOR ERIC PAPENFUSE EXTENDS CONDOLENCES TO GRIEVING FAMILIES IN HALL MANOR

    Aug 22, 2014 HARRISBURG – Mayor Papenfuse sends condolences to the grieving families in Hall Manor and calls upon the city to stand with those who are seeking ways to stop the violence in the city’s neighborhoods. “I am profoundly saddened at the tragedies that are claiming too many young lives,” Papenfuse said. “I extendRead more →

  • More Mosquitos Found in Harrisburg Carrying West Nile Virus

    Aug. 7, 2014 HARRISBURG – The Dauphin County West Nile Virus Control Program has discovered more mosquitos in the City of Harrisburg that are infected with the West Nile Virus. The new samples that tested positive for West Nile Virus were collected Tuesday near the Prospect Hill Cemetery. The Dauphin County West Nile Virus Control ProgramRead more →