• 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 →

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE TO ANNOUNCE “SUMMER IN THE CITY” CAMPAIGN TO REBRAND HARRISBURG

    June 11, 2014 HARRISBURG, Pa. – Mayor Eric Papenfuse will announce details of a new “Summer in the City” campaign at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the atrium of the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St. The “Summer in the City” campaign will rebrand Harrisburg as a tourist destination featuring sports, family activities, festivals andRead more →

  • MAYOR ERIC PAPENFUSE WILL CUT RIBBON TUESDAY AT OPENING OF HARRISBURG OFFICE OF TURKISH CULTURAL CENTER OF PENNSYLVANIA

    June 9, 2014 HARRISBURG –   Mayor Eric Papenfuse will lead official ribbon-cutting ceremonies at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the opening of the Turkish Cultural Center, 500 N. Third St., and 7th floor. “We are pleased to welcome the Turkish Cultural Center to Harrisburg and look forward to their becoming an integral part of our city,”Read more →

  • HARRISBURG CITY COUNCIL KICKS OFF TRASH CAN GIVEAWAY

    Harrisburg –City Council, Representative Patty Kim and Commissioner George Hartwick will hold a press conference at 10:00AM on Saturday, June 7th at the city’s Public Works facility located at 1820 Paxton Street, to kick-off their trash can give away made possible from donations to the “Keep Harrisburg Clean” campaign. “The weather is supposed to be beautiful onRead more →

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE TO WELCOME HAULERS PARADE TO HARRISBURG IN THURSDAY CEREMONIES AT CAPITOL

    June 4, 2014  HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse will join Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, Pocono Raceway President and CEO Brandon Igdalsky and State Representative John Payne, co-chairman of the House Motorsports Caucus, to celebrate the state’s first official NASCAR Hauler Parade on Thursday. The Mayor will welcome the big trucks as they file by duringRead more →

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE SHARES NATION’S SENSE OF LOSS AT DEATH OF POET MAYA ANGELOU

    May 28, 2014 HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse said Wednesday he shares the nation’s deep sense of loss at the death of Maya Angelou, revered as one of the nation’s leading contemporary poets. “Maya Angelou was a national treasure,” Mayor Papenfuse said. “Her works are deeply moving and inspiring and have touched millions of peopleRead more →