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Former news publisher appointed to oversee Harrisburg’s finances.

January 23, 2019 | by Lizzy Hardison

A Harrisburg resident and former media executive has secured the final seat on Harrisburg’s new financial oversight board, a state… Read More

Furloughed? Little Amps offers free coffee to unpaid federal workers.

January 23, 2019 | by Lawrance Binda

The sign outside Little Amps on State Street. A month into a partial federal government shutdown, many furloughed workers are… Read More

Mayor seeks new contract, broader goals for 2019 lobbying efforts.

January 23, 2019 | by Lizzy Hardison

Harrisburg solicitor Neil Grover and mayor Eric Papenfuse appeared alongside Ray Zaborney and Krystjan Callahan of Maverick Strategies at a… Read More

Appointment of new Harrisburg School Board member headed to county judge.

January 22, 2019 | by Lizzy Hardison

The next member of the Harrisburg school board will likely be chosen by a Dauphin County judge, as board directors… Read More

Harrisburg U takes prime space in Whitaker Center for new student center

January 22, 2019 | by Lawrance Binda

Whitaker Center in downtown Harrisburg Harrisburg University is spreading out once again, this time expanding into space in Whitaker Center… Read More
image of Public Works Department building, located at former Brenner autodealership

Impasse over Public Works building continues, as Harrisburg asks court to withhold judgment on civil suit.

January 18, 2019 | by Lizzy Hardison

Harrisburg has not paid rent to the owner of its Paxton Street public works headquarters since 2017. Harrisburg officials want… Read More

Brawl at Harrisburg High stemmed from “misunderstanding,” will not affect new police partnership.

January 17, 2019 | by Lizzy Hardison

Harrisburg City School District spokeswoman Kirsten Keys, acting principal Sieta Achampong, and academy director Keith Edmonds spoke with reporters this… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

January 17, 2019 | by Sara Bozich

Happy Weekend! Day 8 hostage situation. My poor kiddo has an ear infection, so I’ve been not just stuck at… Read More

Harrisburg School Board delays decision on new member.

January 16, 2019 | by Lizzy Hardison

The Harrisburg school board on Wednesday night booted a decision to appoint a new member until next week, as its… Read More

Harrisburg schools open doors to police officers under new partnership.

January 11, 2019 | by Lizzy Hardison

Leaders from the Harrisburg City School District and Harrisburg Police Bureau pose after the press conference where they announced their… Read More
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