Category: Dauphin County

Tens of thousands expected to vote in-person on June 2 in Dauphin County according to elections director, county commissioner

Dauphin County Commissioners spoke out, calling the decision to keep Dauphin in phase red beyond the June 2 election ‘political payback.’

AG Shapiro endorsed Hartwick’s re-election bid, now investigating his drunken joyride in County vehicle, Steelton bar fight

The intersecting roles of the elected officials has set the stage for a conflict of interest between Shapiro and Hartwick.

Citizens question Commissioner’s use of Dauphin County vehicle night of public intoxication, fight at bar on Feb. 15

The commissioner was allegedly cut-off by bartender “Ruthie” at the St. Lawrence Club, who threatened to call the police on Hartwick following an altercation in the bar on Saturday Feb 15.
By 1:25 a.m. Sunday, the commissioner was intoxicated at the 7-11 store on Derry Street where he was found by police.
Hartwick’s county vehicle was left in the store’s lot for pick up later.

Commissioner Hartwick 3rd no show, missed big agenda votes for yearly contracts

Due to his unexplained absence, Hartwick missed key votes on items like Children/Youth and Human Services Contracts.

County commissioner named in federal lawsuit for alleged real estate scheme involving tax sale

Harrisburg, PA – A lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania alleges City of Harrisburg, and Dauphin County officials […]

George Hartwick not present during Dauphin County Commissioners Reorganization Meeting

Dauphin County Democrats are questioning their representation after County Commissioner George Hartwick was a no-show for the first organization meeting of the 4-year term.
Commissioner Jeff Haste remained the Chairman, and Commissioner Mike Pries retained his Vice Chairman position.