• Harrisburg wins $1 million in grants in first half of year

    July 22, 2014 HARRISBURG  – The City of Harrisburg has received more than $1 million in grants and donations in the first six months of 2014, more than double its grant revenue in the previous year, Mayor Eric Papenfuse has announced. “This additional revenue has provided support for vital city services,” the Mayor said. “ItRead more →

  • Mayor Papenfuse Will Accept $22,000 Check for City Lighting Project

    July 16, 2014 HARRISBURG – Organizers of the recent “5-K Glow-Run” will present a check of $22,000 to Mayor Eric Papenfuse at a press conference at 10 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014 in front of the Dixon University campus on North Front Street to support the city’s lighting program. The money will be used toRead more →

  • Gas Division Completes Third Phase Of Downtown Harrisburg Infrastructure Betterment Project; Begins Work on Phase IV

    READING,PA,July 10, 2014 – UGI Utilities – Gas Division is completing work on Phase III of its  multi-year downtown Harrisburg infrastructure betterment initiative this week and will immediately move to the next phase of the project. Completion of Phase III of this project and commencement of Phase IV is the latest milestone associated with UGI’sRead more →

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE LAUDS CITY COUNCIL’S ADOPTION OF HISTORIC LEGISLATION TO SPUR SMART GROWTH IN HARRISBURG

    July 10, 2014 HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse on Wednesday lauded the City Council’s passage of a new zoning ordinance and other historic legislation that he says will spur smart economic growth in Harrisburg.“The City Council’s passage of a new zoning ordinance, as well as adoption of our proposal for a Land Bank are of monumentalRead more →

  • A NEW BEGINNING FOR AN OLD SYSTEM

    WHAT:            A press conference will be held to announce recent achievements and new initiatives to benefit customers and improve the health of Harrisburg’s aging water and sewer infrastructure. The press conference will also highlight recent awards recognizing our premier drinking water. Harrisburg’s water and sewer infrastructure and employees transitioned to Capital Region Water in 2013.Read more →

  • JUDGE MARGERUM HEARS 11 CASES IN FIRST SESSION OF HOUSING COURT

    June 25, 2014 HARRISBURG – District Justice Rebecca Margerum heard 11 cases on the first day of Harrisburg’s Housing Court, created to help expedite cases involving abandoned and blighted properties in the city. “Reports are that the first day of the new Housing Court went smoothly,” said Mayor Eric Papenfuse, who pushed for implementation ofRead more →

  • NEW POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS WILL BE SWORN IN DURING CEREMONIES THURSDAY

    June 25,  2014 HARRISBURG, Pa. – Mayor Eric Papenfuse has announced that Harrisburg Police will swear in nine new police officers and the Fire Department will swear in 13 new firefighters in separate ceremonies Thursday. “These new police officers promotions and newly graduated firefighters are the clearest sign yet of our commitment to improving publicRead more →