• CITY OF HARRISBURG DBHD COMMUNITY MEETINGS

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse invites citizens to participate in the development of Harrisburg’s Original Year 2016 Annual Action Plan for funding housing and community development entitlement programs. The funding programs include:  Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program – $1,996,366 (estimated) HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program – $481,295 (estimated)  Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program – $160,887 (estimated) TheRead more →

  • Get On Board for Farm Show Week!

    Get On Board for Farm Show Week!

    It’s time again for the Pennsylvania Farm Show! A complete schedule of events is available at the PA Farm Show website. PSECU, PennAg Industries and Capital Area Transit (CAT) will again provide free transportation to and from the Farm Show Complex over lunch time. New for this year – No bus pass is required!  JustRead more →

  • Regional Youth Forum on Violence – 6:30 p.m. Thursday at John Harris High

    Regional Youth Forum on Violence – 6:30 p.m. Thursday at John Harris High

    CITY OF HARRISBURG HOSTS FIRST IN SERIES OF REGIONAL YOUTH TOWN HALLS ON VIOLENCE  Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse and Chief Thomas Carter are collaborating with Superintendent Dr. Sybil Knight Burney and the Harrisburg School District to host the first in a series of regional Youth Town Halls on Violence at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7,Read more →

  • MUSIC, THEATRE AND FIREWORKS TO RING IN NEW YEAR AT CITY HALL

    Dec. 21, 2015 HARRISBURG – The City of Harrisburg will ring in the New Year with fireworks and a festive celebration at the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St., beginning at 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31 and ending at midnight with the dropping of the Giant Strawberry outside the Harrisburg Hilton Hotel. Mayor Eric PapenfuseRead more →

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION- SOUTH ST FROM N 3RD TO WILLIS ALLEY

    Street Name: SOUTH STREET     Street Closure Location Map From: N 3RD STREET To: WILLIS ALLEY Date/Time from: MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2015 – 9:00 AM Date/Time to: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2015 – 4:00 PM Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE EACH DAY BETWEEN 9:00 AM AND 4:00 PM ONLY Closure Info: CONTRACTOR WILL BE USING A MANLIFTRead more →

  • Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Program

    The Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Program at the City of Harrisburg – Department of Building and Housing Development offers assistance to low and moderate- income families, as well as Rental Property Owners, in making their homes lead-safe for children. The Program has made over 800 homes lead-safe since April, 1995. Hundreds of young children nowRead more →

  • CITY OF HARRISBURG DBHD-Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report

      December 15, 2015-Mayor Eric Papenfuse invites citizens to review the City of Harrisburg’s FY-2014 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER) for U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded housing and community development entitlement programs, which include: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program – $2,749,269.39; HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program – $640,434; Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program – $160,887Read more →