• MAYOR PAPENFUSE TO PRESIDE OVER FIRST SAME-SEX MARRIAGE CEREMONY AT 4 P.M. WEDNESDAY IN ATRIUM OF CITY HALL

    May 27, 2014 HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse perform his first same-sex marriage ceremony at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the atrium of the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St., Harrisburg. Mayor Papenfuse will wed Terry F. Toothman and Joseph J. Villone, formerly of Harrisburg, who have been a couple for 38 years.  The coupleRead more →

  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY ISSUED BETWEEN 200 AND 250 HUMMEL STREET

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Andrew Bliss 717.421.5861  HARRISBURG (May 26, 2014) – Capital Region Water issued a Boil Water Advisory early this morning for customers between 200 and 250 Hummel Street. The advisory was issued due to a water main break that has since been repaired. Customers in the affected area are advised to boilRead more →

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE TO LEAD MEMORIAL DAY COMMEMORATION CEREMONY AT RIVERSIDE PARK

    May 23, 2014 HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse will lead a special ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday, Memorial Day, at Riverside Park to honor soldiers who have died in service to our country. The Harrisburg Police Department Honor Guard will participate in the ceremony in which the Mayor will lay a wreath at the WorldRead more →

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE APPLAUDS PROJECT TO USE COLORFUL, ARTISTIC PANELS TO BOARD UP BLIGHTED BUILDINGS

     May 23, 2014 HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse will attend a press conference at 1 p.m. Tuesday at 245 S. 13th St. to support a program to use painted panels to board up condemned and abandoned houses with the help of troops from the National Guard. The program to board up blighted properties in Harrisburg isRead more →

  • Harrisburg Strong Task Force Announces Meeting Schedule

    The Harrisburg Strong Task Force will hold the first of two public outreach input sessions on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Greater Harrisburg Area YWCA, 1100 Market Street (Highmark Room – 2nd Floor), Harrisburg from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Any Harrisburg resident, neighborhood group, investment group, concerned citizen, community developmentRead more →

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE WELCOMES HISTORIC RULING ALLOWING SAME SEX MARRIAGES IN PENNSYLVANIA

    May 20, 2014 Harrisburg – Mayor Eric Papenfuse said Tuesday he welcomes the ruling by a federal judge allowing same-sex marriages in Pennsylvania. “This is an historic ruling and one that I wholeheartedly welcome,” Mayor Papenfuse said. “The doors of City Hall are open to all couples who want to wed.” Mayor Papenfuse has performedRead more →

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

    STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: N FRONT ST From: FORSTER ST To: WALNUT ST Date from: 5/23/2014, FRIDAY Time from: 9:00:00 AM Date to: 5/26/2014, TUESDAY Time to: 7:00:00 AM Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE Closure Info: No access to N Front St. all side streets from Walnut St. to Forster St will be closed. Detour Info: Traffic will detour eastRead more →