• MAYOR PAPENFUSE ANNOUNCES “PROTECT HARRISBURG” LEGAL DEFENSE FUND

    Feb. 18, 2015 Harrisburg – Mayor Eric Papenfuse will hold a press conference at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the atrium of the MLK Government Center to announce creation of the “Protect Harrisburg” Legal Defense Fund. The “Protect Harrisburg” Legal Defense Fund is being established to help the city cope with expenses in connection with lawsuitsRead more →

  • Mayor Announces Liberal Leave for Non-Essential City Employees – No Street Cleaning Feb. 17

    NO STREET CLEANING The Department of Public Works has announced there will not be street cleaning on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 due to the snow. Harrisburg residents are not required to move their cars for street cleaning. No tickets will be issued. City Public Works officials have been out plowing streets since 10 p.m. MondayRead more →

  • Mayor Papenfuse Urging City Residents to Prepare for Extremely Cold Weather

    Mayor Papenfuse Urging City Residents to Prepare for Extremely Cold Weather

    Mayor Papenfuse is urging Harrisburg residents to take precautions against the extremely cold weather that is expected in the region over the weekend and into next week. He is urging people to protect pets and to look after elderly neighbors who may live alone. “City residents should prepare for a sustained period of extremely coldRead more →

  • No street cleaning Friday, Feb. 13 — Residents Don’t Have to Move Cars!

    No street cleaning Friday, Feb. 13 — Residents Don’t Have to Move Cars!

    The Department of Public Works has announced it will not do street cleaning on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, due to the extreme cold temperatures. Residents do not have to move their cars, and no parking tickets will be issued. For more information, contact jdavis@cityofhbg.comRead more →

  • EPA Partial Consent Decree

    Capital Region Water issues the following statement in response to EPA’s announced lodging of a partial settlement: “The announcement today by EPA follows months of productive negotiations between Capital Region Water, EPA, DOJ, and PA DEP to make improvements that will benefit the health of our local waterways and our community in a fiscally responsibleRead more →

  • Texas Roadhouse Sponsors Fundraising Day for Fire Water Rescue – 3- 10 p.m. FEB. 11!

    Texas Roadhouse Sponsors Fundraising Day for Fire Water Rescue – 3- 10 p.m. FEB. 11!

    Support the Harrisburg Fire Water Rescue Division fundraiser from 3-10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. Texas Roadhouse will donate 10 percent of food purchases to the Fire Water Rescue Division. Enjoy great food and support our Fire Water Rescue heroes! HBG_Fire_Mission_Statement HBG_Water_Group_Fundraiser  Read more →

  • BIKE RIDERSHIP EXPANDING ON CAPITAL AREA TRANSIT SYSTEM

    BIKE RIDERSHIP EXPANDING ON CAPITAL AREA TRANSIT SYSTEM

    Capital Area Transit reports a 94% system-wide increase in bicycle riders on CAT buses in 2014. “We’ve seen significant increases in bikes on bus racks over the last year, with growth on just about every route in the system,” Robert Philbin, CAT Director of Planning and spokesperson, said today. CAT began tracking bike ridership inRead more →