Cumberland County is conducting a Household Hazardous Waste(HHW) Drop Off Event on Saturday, August 22nd, from 9AM to 3PM, rain or shine, at the Cumberland County Service Center, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle.

HARRISBURG, PA.– The Pride of the Susquehanna riverboat, first launched in 1988, announces that they are on the verge of welcoming their one-millionth passenger this summer. A special prize pack, including a vacation and gift certificates, has been put together as the Riverboat Society's way of saying "thanks" to everyone who has taken a ride since her initial launch.

Cultural Fest Kicks off at 4:30pm on Friday, August 7th!

Wednesday, August 05, 2015 • 10:00 am

Dauphin County Commissioners and the County's Multicultural Task Force Committee extend a warm invitation to a free, open air street festival celebrating cultural diversity in Dauphin County. The festival will offer national and local recording artists, ethnic foods, crafts, Kid's Corner and more. Bring your lawn chairs. Family Activities will be provided by the Dauphin County Drug & Alcohol Department. For more info and a complete schedule, visit

HARRISBURG – In a recent story, Money recognized Pennsylvania as the state with the most assistance programs to help homebuyers and homeowners. The article draws on data posted online by mortgage website, which ranks the 50 states and Washington, D.C., with Pennsylvania coming out on top.

Recyclebank recently recognized Derry Township for its outstanding new program launch at the annual US Conference of Mayors in San Francisco. Only three communities across the country were recognized for their support of the Recyclebank program.

2015 KIPONA Festival Announced

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • 11:14 am

HARRISBURG - The City's 2015 Kipona Festival will be held Sept. 5-7 in Riverfront Park and on City Island featuring live music, the Native American Pow Wow, food and art vendors, canoe races, fireworks and activities for children.

HARRISBURG - A workshop to discuss the city's housing needs as part of the Comprehensive Plan will be held 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the First Church of the Brethren, 219 Hummel St. Free parking is available in the church's parking lot.

The meeting will allow participants to discuss Harrisburg's housing resources, needs, and possibilities over the next 20 years. It is one of several key issues being addressed in the Comprehensive Plan that will chart the city's development over the next 20 years.

The city recently held a series of public hearings in neighborhoods throughout Harrisburg to engage residents in the Comprehensive Planning process.

More information on the housing workshop is available at:

Information on the city's Comprehensive Plan is available at

“Tastings” Now at The Hershey Story Museum

Monday, July 20, 2015 • 9:31 am

HERSHEY, Pa. - Guests who visit The Hershey Story Museum have the opportunity to sample warm drinking chocolates made from cacao beans grown in one specific region of the globe.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners have signed a letter of support addressed to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to express interest in exploring the single transit authority model as detailed by the second phase of the recent South Central Pennsylvania Transit Regionalization Study.

ELIZABETHVILLE, PA - For the fifth consecutive year, Dauphin County Commissioners Jeff Haste, Mike Pries and George P. Hartwick, III and the county's Northern Dauphin Human Services Center (NDHSC) are collecting donations of gently used clothing, school supplies and gift cards for students in need and hosting several back-to-school yard sales.

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