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  • Mayor Papenfuse Announces Key Staff

    Mayor Papenfuse Announces Key Staff

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse today announced key members of his cabinet at a press conference in the atrium of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Government Center, 10 N. Second St., Harrisburg, PA. Papenfuse said his first appointments include: Neil Grover, City Solicitor Karl Singleton, Senior Advisor for Education and Youth Bruce Weber, Finance Director Aaron Johnson, Director ofRead more →

  • Mayor meets with Family on 12th Street

    Mayor meets with Family on 12th Street

    HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse on Monday visited the families displaced by the collapse of portions of the roof of the abandoned church at 12th and Magnolia Streets, and assured them the city was doing all in its power to help them safely return to their homes.   The City moved to demolish the condemnedRead more →

  • Invitation to Bid- Project Number 2287-14 – Home Improvement Program/Lead I

    “Please be advised that the City of Harrisburg is extending the bid submission due date/time from May 26th 3:00 P.M. to May 27th 3:00 P.M. for Project Number 2287-14-Home Improvement Program/Lead I.”  You can find the bid notice here.Read more →

  • Eric Papenfuse Sworn In As Harrisburg Mayor

    Eric Papenfuse Sworn In As Harrisburg Mayor

    Photo Credit: Pennlive Dan Gleiter | dgleiter@pennlive.com Eric Papenfuse, a Harrisburg businessman and community activist, was sworn in  as Mayor of the City of Harrisburg on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014,  in the lobby of City Hall. The simple swearing-in ceremony was intended to send a strong message to the citizens of Harrisburg and to surrounding communities ofRead more →

  • City of Harrisburg-STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: JAMES ST From: REILY ST To: CALDER ST Date/Time from: 4/10/2014, THURSDAY, 11:00 AM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE Closure Info: CONSTRUCTION WORK – UTILITY WORK – CONTRACTOR IS JEM GROUP – JUSTIN WHITE 717-443-9096 Detour Info: USE 3RD STREET OR WILLIAMS STREETRead more →

  • City of Harrisburg-STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: PENN ST From: EMERALD ST To: WOODBINE ST Date/Time from: 4/14/2014, MONDAY, 9:00 AM (09:00) Date/Time to: 4/14/2014, MONDAY, 4:00 PM (16:00) Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE Closure Info: LT LAND & TREE COMPANY WILL BE REMOVING A LARGE TREE. Detour Info: TURN RIGHT ONTO EMERALD ST; TURNRead more →

  • City of Harrisburg-STREET CLOSURE & CRANE SETTING NOTIFICATION

    Street Name: STATE ST From: N 2ND ST To: N 3RD ST Date/Time from: TOMORROW, FRIDAY, 4/11 FROM 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM AND SATURDAY, 4/12 FROM 7:00 AM TO 4:00 PM Type of Closure: COMPLETE & PARTIAL CLOSURE Closure Info: THE EAST BOUND SECTION OF STATE STREET WILL BE CLOSED  FOR A CRANE TORead more →

  • City of Harrisburg-N. 3rd ST. STREET CLOSURE 4.11.14 (POSTPONED)

    THIS CLOSURE HAS BEEN POSTPONED – A NEW NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT OUT WHEN A NEW DATE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE CITY. CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: N 3RD ST From: WALNUT ST To: MARKET ST Date/Time from: 4/11/2014, FRIDAY, 9:00 AM Date/Time to: 4/11/2014, FRIDAY, 3:00 PM Type ofRead more →

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