• “State of the City” Address 2014

    Office of the Honorable Eric Papenfuse Mayor of Harrisburg State of the City Address Oct. 8, 2014 Not a day goes by that a concerned citizen doesn’t come up to me on the street and ask, “Mr. Mayor, Do you like your job?” To that question and its sometime-companion — “Are you doing all right?”Read more →

  • A “HOLIDAY TO REMEMBER” WILL BE THEME OF 2014 PARADE IN HARRISBURG

    Oct. 7, 2014 HARRISBURG – “A Holiday to Remember” will be the theme of the 2014 Harrisburg Holiday Parade that will feature marching groups, music and a “Mystery Santa” to kick off the season at noon Saturday, Nov. 22. Harrisburg Police Chief Thomas Carter and members of the police department’s “Junior Cadets” will serve asRead more →

  • HARRISBURG WILL RECEIVE DISCARDED APPLIANCES SATURDAY AT SIX LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT CITY

    Oct. 2, 2014 HARRISBURG – The City of Harrisburg’s Department of Public Works will accept broken and discarded appliances at six locations throughout Harrisburg from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in cooperation with a region-wide recycling program. The Department of Public Works is setting up the stations to receive broken or unwanted electronic equipment in collaborationRead more →

  • LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES KICKS OFF WITH BREAST CANCER AWARENESS FORUM AT CITY HALL

    Oct. 1, 2014 HARRISBURG – Breast cancer awareness will be the topic of a new forum series entitled “Lunch & Learn” that will kick off noon Oct. 9 in the atrium of the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St. The American Cancer Society and the PA Breast Cancer Coalition are collaborating with the city’sRead more →

  • Housing Advocates Release a Comprehensive Anti-Blight Toolkit for Pennsylvania

    September 11, 2014 WHAT:  On Monday at 10am, Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse, the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania and dozens of housing advocates from throughout central Pennsylvania participated in an event to mark the release of “Blight to Bright: A Comprehensive Toolkit for Pennsylvania,” a new, data-driven manual that identifies key strategies to eradicate the harmfulRead more →

  • Customers to Begin Making Checks and Money Orders Payable to “Capital Region Water

    HARRISBURG (September 4, 2014) – In a continuing effort to improve customer service and bill processing, Capital Region Water customers will begin making utility bill checks and money orders payable to “Capital Region Water”. “Capital Region Water continues to take steps to improve fiscal responsibility and customer service.  Moving our payment receipt processes to aRead more →

  • 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 →