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October News Digest

Stormwater Fee Debated

Capital Region Water took its case for a stormwater fee to Harrisburg City Council last month, explaining how and why the utility expects to implement the new fee starting Jan. 1.

At the beginning of a 2½-hour meeting, Charlotte Katzenmoyer, CEO of Capital Region Water (CRW), explained the proposed fee to council members, which she said was necessary to pay some of the cost of improving the city’s obsolete sewer infrastructure.

“We have to upgrade our system and reduce stormwater flows,” she said. “There is a lot of deferred maintenance, so we have a lot of catching up to do.”

In June, the CRW board launched a process that may culminate with a separate stormwater fee at the beginning of 2020. Under the plan, most residential customers would pay $74 a year, or $6.15 with each monthly bill, though larger residential and commercial property owners would pay more, depending on the amount of impervious surface on their land.

Currently, stormwater costs are included in the wastewater portion of a customer’s monthly bill. CRW officials have said that, with a separate stormwater fee, wastewater rates should rise more slowly than they have in recent years.

CRW is under a partial consent agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce the flow of pollution into area waterways. Much of the problem is due to the city’s obsolete combined sewer system, which discharges untreated wastewater into streams and the Susquehanna River during moderate and heavy rainfalls.

To help address the issue, CRW plans to spend $315 million to upgrade the sewer system and implement green infrastructure over the next 20 years.

CRW officials told council members that the stormwater fee, which will raise $5.2 million a year under the proposed rate structure, was a more equitable way to pay for system upgrades than through the wastewater portion of the bill, as owners with more impervious surfaces on their properties would pay a greater amount.

Following CRW’s presentation, Mayor Eric Papenfuse criticized CRW for proposing a stormwater fee absent a final agreement with the EPA. He said that the proposed fee might not cover the improvements mandated by the federal environmental agency.

“We’re spending $315 million on a plan because that’s what we can afford, but it doesn’t solve the problem,” Papenfuse said. “If we want to get to 95-percent compliance, or whatever the EPA mandates, we don’t have a plan that works for us, by your own admission.”

Katzenmoyer said that the $315 million investment would reduce wastewater flows into the Susquehanna River by 82 percent. She projected a total cost of $600 million to be in full compliance, with a timeframe of 65 years to achieve that.

CRW board Chairman Marc Kurowski said that discussions with the EPA indicate that the federal agency is aware that Harrisburg is a relatively poor city and needs a lengthy time period to achieve a 95-percent compliance rate. He also said that CRW didn’t want to wait for a final agreement with the EPA due to years of deferred maintenance to the system.

“To wait to implement the fee until the consent decree says this is what you need to do, it’s too late,” he said.

Papenfuse further said that he believes that too much of the burden will fall on Harrisburg’s lower-income residents, especially renters, since landlords presumably would pass on the fee to their tenants.

Katzenmoyer said that CRW plans to offer larger property owners, such as apartment building owners, credits for reducing the amount of impervious surfaces on their land, which could lower their overall burden.

Hanging over the meeting was a notice that the city issued in late July asking private water companies to respond to a request for information, which led to interviews with four respondents. Papenfuse has repeatedly stated that the meetings are “preliminary” and don’t mean that the city intends to sell the water/sewer system.


Polling Places Change

Many Harrisburg voters will need to cast their ballots in a new polling place this month, as Dauphin County had made numerous location changes to comply with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

For the Nov. 5 general election, voters in seven Harrisburg polling stations will have new locations, said Gerald Feaser, director of the county’s Bureau of Elections and Voter Registration.

In 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice surveyed a portion of the county’s polling stations, finding “many” to be difficult to access for people with disabilities. Then, last year, the county and the department reached an agreement meant to increase accessibility. As a result, the following polling stations are changing:

Harrisburg 1-1
Old: Comfort Inn/Passage to India, 525 S. Front St.
New: UPMC Pinnacle/Life Team Facility, 1000 Paxton St.

Harrisburg 4
Old: St. Michael Evangelical Lutheran Church, 118 State St.
New: MLK Jr. City Government Building, 10 N. 2nd St.

Harrisburg 7-2
Old: Capital Presbyterian Church, 1401 Cumberland St.
New: Downey Elementary School, 1313 Monroe St.

Harrisburg 9-4
Old: Bellevue Community Center, Briarcliff & Oakwood Rds.
New: John Harris High School Field House, 2451 Market St.

Harrisburg 10-1
Old: Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, 2121 N. 3rd St.
New: Goodwin Memorial Baptist Church, Family Life Center, 2430 N. 3rd St.

Harrisburg 10-3
Old: Hadee Mosque, 245 Division St.
New: Scottish Rite Cathedral, 2701 N. 3rd St.

Harrisburg 10-4
Old: Teamsters Local #776, 2552 Jefferson St.
New: Scottish Rite Cathedral, 2701 N. 3rd St.

In addition, for Harrisburg 6 (Susquehanna Art Museum) and Harrisburg 9-3 (Edison Village), the building will remain the same, but the polling location in the building will change.


Council Rejects Housing Director Choice

Harrisburg City Council last month rejected a top administration appointment, with the mayor stating that the decision imperils key city housing programs.

By a 4-2 vote, council turned down the appointment of Franchon Dickinson as the city’s new director of building and housing, the second time this year council members had refused to confirm her appointment.

Following the vote, Dickinson, who was serving as interim department director, resigned her job with the city.

Mayor Eric Papenfuse railed against the vote, saying that Dickinson’s departure endangers two critical housing programs—the annual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the city’s Lead Hazard Reduction Program.

“There is no way this can be understood as anything other than pure dysfunction on the part of City Council,” he said, following the meeting.

Council members Ben Allatt, Ausha Green, Danielle Bowers and Dave Madsen voted against the appointment, while council President Wanda Williams and Councilman Westburn Majors voted in favor. Councilwoman Shamaine Daniels was absent from the meeting.

In June, council voted 4-3 against the appointment.

Just hours earlier, Dickinson had hosted a city hall ceremony, in which she accepted a check for $5.6 million from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development to continue the city’s lead abatement program for five years.

Papenfuse said that Dickinson was fundamental in securing both CDBG funds and the federal lead abatement grant and that, without her leadership, both programs were at risk.

“This puts our HUD funding in jeopardy,” he said.

PennDOT May Consider I-83 Changes

The PA Department of Transportation might consider making changes to its design for the widening of I-83 that would reduce the project’s impact on the community, Harrisburg’s mayor said last month.

At a City Council legislative session, Mayor Eric Papenfuse said that PennDOT officials seemed receptive to the preliminary findings of the city’s transportation consultants, Kittelson & Associates, during a Sept. 16 meeting.

“It was a robust discussion of Kittelson’s findings,” Papenfuse told council members.

In June, the city hired the company for $72,500 to conduct a traffic and community impact study of the commonwealth’s proposal to double the number of lanes running through the city.

The study analyzes PennDOT’s widening plan, which envisions as many as 12 lanes and new interchanges, and is determining whether alternatives exist to reduce the project’s footprint and the impact on the community.

Kittelson is expected to release its final report in December, but shared its preliminary findings during the September meeting with PennDOT, Papenfuse said.

Kittelson believes that the footprint of the project can be reduced to lessen the impact on numerous homes and businesses in south Harrisburg threatened by the expansion, and PennDOT seemed receptive to the firm’s ideas, the mayor said.

City Engineer Wayne Martin later explained that Kittelson is recommending reducing the size of the project from 12 to 10 lanes by eliminating two collector/distributor lanes, which are lanes that parallel and connect to the main travel lanes.

Other recommendations include redesigning the proposed 19th Street and Paxton Street ramps to further reduce the impact on the neighborhood.

“PennDOT is committed to doing what it can to minimize the footprint,” Papenfuse said. “It seems encouraging at this point.”


More Downtown Apartments

A plan for a downtown Harrisburg office building has evolved and now will consist of two separate projects—one residential and one office.

Harristown Enterprises has decided to split a Market Square project into two pieces, said CEO Brad Jones.

The first building, an existing, century-old office building at 17 S. 2nd St., now will become a 30-unit, market-rate apartment building with a mix of one- and two-bedroom units, with retail or restaurant space on the first floor, Jones said. That six-story project will go before the city’s Planning Commission this month.

The neighboring building, new construction at 21 S. 2nd St., still will become an office building, Jones said.

Originally, Harrisburg-based Harristown had planned one large, interconnected office building spanning both sites, but hasn’t been able to secure an anchor tenant for it.

“We had a number of prospects, but didn’t find the right deal on that,” Jones said.

In 2017, Harristown acquired 21 S. 2nd St. and later knocked down the small, dilapidated building on that site, which now is an empty lot. Last year, it bought the building next door, 17 S. 2nd St., most recently the home of the Skarlatos & Zonarich law firm, which has relocated to Strawberry Square.

Jones said that he didn’t want 17 S. 2nd St. to sit empty, possibly for years, while his company searched for a large anchor tenant for the office complex, nor could Harristown build it on spec. So, they decided to convert that existing building into apartments, as demand has been strong for other downtown residential projects.

Over the past few years, Harristown has built—or is building—about 150 apartment units in downtown Harrisburg, mostly conversions from aging office buildings. Its largest project, two attached, mid-century buildings on the 100-block of Pine Street, will deliver 74 units early next year.

Meanwhile, Harristown continues to search for an anchor office tenant for 21 S. 2nd St. Jones said that he envisions that new building to be four to six stories tall, with 10,000 to 15,000 square feet of new office space. Harristown would like to break ground on it in 2021, but timing depends on interest, he said.


2nd Street Design Chosen

Median strips have triumphed over a dedicated bike lane, as Harrisburg last month announced the winning design for its two-way 2nd Street conversion.

The city administration stated that residents overwhelmingly preferred “concept 1,” which features a center left-turn lane, along with partial median strips, along the two-mile stretch from Forster to Division streets.

“The public feedback greatly favored Concept 1, and so the city is ready to move forward with next steps towards its implementation,” according to a press release.

The competing design, “concept 2,” included a protected bike lane, but no center lane.

“That’s the main difference,” Mayor Eric Papenfuse told TheBurg previously. “Do you want a center lane with medians, or do you want a bike lane? We can’t accommodate both.”

The winning design also would sacrifice fewer parking spaces. The design would mean the loss of 70 spaces, as opposed to 83 under concept 2, yielding a total of 550 street parking spaces on N. 2nd from Forster to Division streets.

The design itself is not primarily responsible for the parking loss. Under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, the city must make intersections ADA-compliant whenever it undertakes significant roadwork, which then reduces parking capacity.

The city said that 65 percent of respondents, who voted both in person and online, preferred concept 1 and that 87 percent of respondents wanted the street returned to two-way traffic through Midtown and Uptown Harrisburg.

In the 1950s, 2nd Street was made into a three-lane mini-highway to accommodate commuters and has remained that way since. Papenfuse has said that he expects the $5.7 million project to begin next year and be completed in 2021.


Harrisburg Finances Stable

The first six months of Harrisburg’s financials are in the books, and what’s the verdict?

Steady as she goes, according to the city’s finance and budget officials, who gave an update last month to City Council.

City Budget Manager Erika Regalado said that, for the first two quarters of 2019, revenues came in about on budget. Property tax revenue was flat, but local income taxes came in stronger than expected, indicating a robust local employment picture.

“The economy is steady, and it’s growing, and unemployment is low,” she said.

Her presentation echoed the one that Bruce Weber, director of the city’s Bureau of Financial Management, offered a week earlier to the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, a state-appointed body tasked with approving a five-year financial plan for the city.

Weber said that he expected current trends to continue through the rest of the year.

The city’s 2019 budget totals nearly $110 million, which includes a $70.8 million general fund, a $20.6 million neighborhood services fund and a $9.8 million debt service fund.


CRW Receives State Loan

Capital Region Water is in line to receive a multi-million-dollar state loan that should provide a boost to its ongoing battle against stormwater runoff.

Gov. Tom Wolf’s office announced last month that CRW would receive a $13-million, low-interest loan for green infrastructure projects in several Harrisburg neighborhoods, including South Allison Hill and Uptown.

CRW’s loan from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) constituted a fair chunk of the $98 million in water infrastructure funding announced by Wolf’s office. In all, 11 counties received funding for a variety of drinking water and wastewater projects.

In Harrisburg, the loan, which carries an interest rate of 1 percent, will allow CRW to initiate two major projects next year, said Tanya Dierolf, CRW sustainability and strategic projects manager.

The first project will take place in the heart of Allison Hill around the intersections of Derry, 14th and 15th streets. CRW will install a variety of green infrastructure, including tree trenches, planter boxes and catch basins, along with new, ADA-compliant ramps, Dierolf said.

The second project planned for 2020 will take place Uptown near the Camp Curtin YMCA. That project will include planters, bumpouts, inlets and catch basins, as well as new ADA-compliant ramps, Dierolf said.

From 2021-24, the loan will fund additional stormwater projects in Uptown Harrisburg and near Paxton Creek, she said.

CRW is under a partial consent decree with the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection to slash pollutant levels flowing into area waterways. Much of the problem lies with Harrisburg’s obsolete combined sewer system, which allows untreated stormwater and wastewater to flow into the Susquehanna River during moderate and heavy rainfalls.

CRW plans to invest $315 million over the next 20 years to upgrade its sewer system and install green infrastructure, which is a major part of its plan to reduce stormwater flows through its system.


Rezoning Gets Approval

A Harrisburg builder is a step closer to developing in a Midtown neighborhood, as the city Planning Commission has approved a zoning change that would allow a denser, more mixed-use neighborhood.

Seven Bridges Development received approval last month to rezone about 14 city blocks just north of the Broad Street Market. The zoning change from “residential medium neighborhood” to “commercial neighborhood” would permit greater height, density and mix of uses in the Marketplace townhouse neighborhood.

“The idea is take vacant parcels and give Midtown more opportunities for residential and commercial,” said Seven Bridges attorney Christopher Rice of the Carlisle-based Martson Law Offices.

In late 2005, the Harrisburg Redevelopment Authority sold 71 individual lots to State College-based S&A Homes for $1 apiece. S&A built a handful of houses then stopped, causing the authority recently to buy back the undeveloped parcels. In late April, the authority designated Seven Bridges as the potential developer of the remaining 60 lots in the Marketplace neighborhood,

City Planning Director Geoffrey Knight said that Seven Bridges would need to return to the planning commission to get its land use plans approved for individual projects, regardless of whether the zoning change is made.

“It will allow more development to occur by right, but it won’t exempt any new project from going through the land development process,” he said.

In the end, the planning commission voted 4-2 in favor of the change, with commissioners Anne Marek and Ausha Green dissenting.

Harrisburg City Council now must approve the proposed zoning amendment.


Downtown Office Building Planned

Harristown Development and Select Capital Commercial Properties are teaming to build a new, mixed-use building in the center of the 300-block of Market Street, directly across from Strawberry Square.

“This is the last area on Market Street in the core of downtown that needs redevelopment,” said Harristown CEO Brad Jones. “This is the final piece.”

The developers envision a 10- to 12-story, 100,000-plus-square-foot office and retail building at 307 to 313 Market St. The building, called 311 Market Street, also would have several floors of parking and might include residential space.

For the past few years, Harristown has been purchasing properties to assemble the site. Recently, the company closed on the final, and largest, piece, buying the former Rite Aid drug store from the Camp Hill-based company for just over $1 million.

Jones said that plans are to demolish the existing structures, probably next year. In the meantime, the developers hope to recruit an anchor tenant.

If construction is delayed following demolition, the developers would turn the site into a “pocket park” in the interim, a space that could be used for events, Jones said.

“We would have a nice transitional use,” he said.

Harristown this year applied for a state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant in the amount of $5 million for the project, which is estimated to cost $25 to $40 million in all. It didn’t receive the funds, but will apply again next year, Jones said.


Home Sales, Prices Up

Harrisburg area home sales jumped in September and prices also rose thanks to a drop in mortgage rates, according to the Greater Harrisburg Association of Realtors (GHAR).

In the three-county region, home sales increased to 607 units, a jump of 18.1 percent over September 2018, while the median home sales price rose 5.1 percent to $181,000, GHAR said last month.

In Dauphin County, 292 housing units sold versus 254 in the year-ago period, and the median sales price increased to $167,500 compared to $164,900. Cumberland County saw home sales increase to 286 units from 233, while the median price rose to $209,950 from $189,000 in September 2018.

In Perry County, home sales increased by two units, to 29, while the median price was unchanged at $149,900, compared to the year-ago period, according to GHAR.

Overall, sales inventory was down by about 10 percent compared to September 2018, GHAR said.

“The sharp drop in mortgage rates over the past year has created additional demand,” said GHAR, in a press release.


So Noted

Amma Johnson has been named Harrisburg’s new director of the Department of Community and Economic Development. Johnson also owns her own boutique, AMMA JO, in Strawberry Square. The city administration last month also appointed Jamal Jones as the new director of business development and LERTA administrator.

Anna Pantalone has joined Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania as a new staff member. Pantalone is a licensed occupational therapist specializing in assisting people who are blind or visually impaired.

David Schankweiler has resigned from the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, the state-appointed board formed to approve and oversee Harrisburg’s five-year financial plan. Shankweiler was replaced by vice-chair Audry Carter.

Doggie Delights debuted last month in the Broad Street Market, offering a line of home-baked dog treats, as well as packaged dog snacks. It’s the second location for owners Donnie and Kelly Farner, who also have a stand in the West Shore Farmers Market.

Eric Darr, president of Harrisburg University, will receive the 2019 Catalyst Award from the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC. Other Catalyst winners include Claudia Williams of the Human Zone, Todd Snovel of the PA Commission on LGBTQ+ Affairs, Blake Lynch of the Harrisburg Police Bureau, state Rep. Sheryl Delozier, the creative services company Triscari, Sylvia Hepler of Launching Lives and UGI Utilities.

Elementary Coffee Co. opened its first standalone shop last month at 256 North St. in Harrisburg, with a grand opening planned for this month’s 3rd in the Burg on Nov. 15. Owner Andrea Grove started her coffee business with a stand in the Broad Street Market, which she will retain. The shop is located in a once-derelict and abandoned building that has been nearly completely rebuilt, featuring the first-floor retail shop and roaster, with two apartment units upstairs.

Jeremy Stahl has joined Harrisburg-based FMA Advisory. Stahl brings more than 20 years of industry experience that includes public finance, tailored investment portfolio construction and equity valuation.

Manal El Harrak has been appointed chief executive officer by the board of directors of Carlisle-based Sadler Health Center. El Harrak, who joined Sadler in March 2015, served as the interim CEO after spending several years as chief operating officer.

Penn State Health and Geisinger announced last month the signing of a letter of intent to transfer ownership of Holy Spirit Health System to Penn State Health. Target date for completion of the transaction is by June 30. The intent is for the two organizations to enter into a member substitution agreement for Penn State Health to replace Geisinger as the sole corporate member of Holy Spirit Health System.

Recycle Bicycle has found a new home at 1722 Chestnut St. on Allison Hill, said founder Ross Willard. Volunteers have been clearing out the 9,000-square-foot, circa-1940 building, which will be used to store bikes until it can be fully occupied, probably in early spring, Willard said.

Steelton has sold its water system for $21.75 million to Hershey-based Pennsylvania American Water, one of the largest private water companies in the state. PA American Water is also one of four companies interviewed by Harrisburg recently as it ponders whether to privatize its water/sewer system.


In Memoriam

Rev. Rick Hawtrey, Jr., the owner of Capital Joe Coffee, died last month after a brief illness. A native of Milwaukee, Hawtrey, 43, lived in Mechanicsburg and operated Harrisburg-based Hawtrey Inc., an IT training company. Several years ago, he opened his first coffee shop on Forster Street in Harrisburg then opened a second shop in downtown Mechanicsburg. He was a licensed minister in the United Pentecostal Church and a member and minister of the Apostolic Faith Church in Mechanicsburg. He also helped start the first PA campus of Purpose Institute. Rick was a friend of TheBurg, and our staff would like to express our condolences to his loved ones.


Changing Hands

Adrian St., 2446: P. & L. Norton to C. Grant & M. Rinaldi, $64,000

Barkley Lane, 2510: Nish Properties to D. Lugaro Jr., $62,000

Berryhill St., 2217: Nationstar HECM Acquisition Trust 2018 1 to R. Castro, $61,000

Berryhill St., 2244: T. Valinoto, M. Ciccone & G. Valino to Ranck Investments LLC, $69,000

Berryhill St., 2307: W. Birtle to D. Everett & R. White, $170,000

Boas St., 229: D. Carmelite to JVC Investments LLC, $115,000

Calder St., 205: Equity Trust Co. Custodian Paul J. Kirsch Jr. to Capozzi & Ehring Realty LLC, $105,000

Calder St., 206: Sage Policy Group Inc. to J. Knapp, $108,450

Crescent St., 352: D. & S. Zimmerman to T. Doughty, $48,000

Curtin St., 523: Urban Living Properties LLC to SR Homes LLC, $33,000

Duke St., 2622: J. Conjar to A. Cowan, $146,250

Emerald St., 221: Federal National Mortgage Assoc. to M. Horgan, $40,000

Fillmore St., 606: D. Halstead to C. Austin, $59,000

Forster St., 224: H. Bossert to S. De Freitas, $100,000

Green St., 1211 & 1213: J. & S. Bircher to D. Lehman, $210,000

Green St., 1310: Panda Real Estate LLC to A. Johnson, $156,000

Green St., 1708: M. Stevens to S. Jusufovic, $118,000

Green St., 1820: Jhonleo Home Renovations LLC to K. Hawkesworth, $217,000

Green St., 1925: B. & A. Christensen to M. Carson & R. Finkel, $206,000

Green St., 2013: M. Didone to C. Palmer, $232,500

Green St., 2218: F. Wilson to A. DeLeon, $41,750

Green St., 3117: B. Joyner to E. Bailey, $188,000

Green St., 3214: D. Bartels to J. Graf, $130,000

Hale Ave., 202: D. & P. Schulder to R. Kreitzer Jr., $110,000

Herr St., 121: Anderson & Spencer Rentals to M. & C. Freeman, $71,500

Herr St., 269: M. Berlin to B. Gordon & P. Keville, $154,900

Herr St., 403: C. Kotlarski to S. Nieves, $123,000

Kensington St., 2416: D. Truong to MRG Homes LLC, $55,000

Maclay St., 243: A. Apa Sr. to Trip Aces 243 LLC, $94,000

Manada St., 2016: D. Reinhart to A. Harrison, $105,000

Market St., 309 & 311: Rite Aid of Pennsylvania to Market Street Quad LLC, $1,045,000

Muench St., 429: Y. & K. Han to R. Wijaya, $63,000

Muench St., 639: P. Dobson to G. & E. Elledge, $44,900

Mulberry St., 1001: Mumma Realty Associates Property Management to D&F. Mulberry LP, $425,000

Mulberry St., 1815: Crystal Palms LLC to K. Kabeer, $55,000

North St., 1506, 1508 & 1512 & 1509 Primrose St.: F. Metzler to J. Ringley, $97,000

N. 2nd St., 2101: SMKP Properties to KALM Holdings LLC, $275,000

N. 2nd St., 2313: D. Lehman to B. VanFleet, $119,900

N. 2nd St., 2619: D. Skerpon & C. Baldridge to R. & J. Shovlin, $219,000

N. 2nd St., 2838: Diamond Real Estate Solutions Inc. to S. Gallagher, $245,000

N. 3rd St., 906 & 912: Nish Properties LLC to KALM Holdings LLC, $285,000

N. 3rd St., 1205: A. & J. Carper to S. & D. Rooney, $119,900

N. 4th St., 1727: B. & E. Holler to R. Moss & J. Stark, $153,500

N. 4th St., 1918: Rose of Sharon Baptist Church to Xtreme Management LLC, $135,600

N. 4th St., 2338: Penn Home LLC to M. Aramburu, $47,900

N. 5th St., 1945 & 521 Peffer St.: Church of the MC Lamb Memorial to Home for the Friendless Homeland Center, $390,000

N. 5th St., 2548: M. Roberts to B. Horn, $59,900

N. 6th St., 2245: J. Ward to N. Dessalegn, $44,000

N. 6th St., 2257: C. Yunga to I. Landi, $40,000

N. 15th St., 1503: KMABC Properties to A. Laboy, $46,000

N. 15th St., 1523: Tassia Corp. to K. Braddock, $35,000

N. 17th St., 1014: Truemac Homes 401K Trust to N. & R. Jeffries, $99,500

N. 21st St., 902: B. Garra to R. Womack, $63,000

N. Front St., 2843: M. & A. Saracino to Accession Holdings LLC, $328,200

Peffer St., 317: D. Berhe to CWJK Holdings LLC, $91,000

Penn St., 1619: H. Brown to T. Gross, $45,000

Penn St., 2419: M. & J. Miller to A. Demmel, $40,000

River St., 304: M. Della Porta & I. Smith to V. Murzin, $150,000

Seneca St., 245: CPenn Properties Old Uptown LLC to J. Ehring, $75,000

Seneca St., 250: PA Deals LLC to A. Nix, $69,900

South St., 122: FA Realty to J. Charles Realty LLC, $134,000

S. 16th St., 8: M. Hicks to D. & J. Portilla, $30,000

S. 19th St., 229: Water People Entertainment LLC to M. Reyes, $35,000

S. 25th St., 626: X. Shi to H. McCleave, $70,500

State St., 213: Legion Premier Properties LLC to H. Fang & K. Zhu, $319,000

State St., 231, Unit 506: LUX 1 LP to T. Huong, $124,900

State St., 231, Unit 802: LUX 1 LP to T. Huong, $169,900

Swatara St., 2405: L. & S. Snowden to K. Thai & K. Pham, $159,900

Valley Rd., 202: D. Benny to K. Caesar, $219,900

Vernon St., 1417 & 1419: Tang & Perkins Property Management LLC to Greenbrook Enterprises LLC, $180,000

Harrisburg property sales for September 2019, greater than $30,000. Source: Dauphin County. Data is assumed to be accurate.

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