Category: Harrisburg

Harrisburg Mayor Papenfuse named in federal lawsuit for alleged real estate scheme involving tax sale

HRA initiated neighborhood rezoning which created land use restrictions, increased taxes, and other financial burdens, with the end goal to eventually take over real estate parcels at a fraction of market value through tax sales using straw buyers.

Harrisburg officials named in federal lawsuit for alleged real estate scheme

Several high profile figures are named in the lawsuit including Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse, and Dauphin County Commissioner George Hartwick.
The plaintiffs claim that the defendants targeted private property owners as part of an illegal rezoning plan coordinated by the Harrisburg Redevelopment Authority.

Harrisburg Rising: Federal Courthouse, HU Tower, Transportation Center, & Riverfront Walk

Construction is booming in the capital city. Spurred by government grant money and a large federal infrastructure investment, Harrisburg is entering a renaissance period of development.

VIDEO: New Kierra Luv Freestyle – “The mood swings no period” #actupchallenge

The up-and-coming young rap star has put Harrisburg on the hip-hop map. This weekend Kierra Luv dropped another freestyle that showcases her intricate lyrical flow, raw artistic emotion, and displays wisdom beyond her years.

Mega-producer Scott Storch records with Harrisburg native Kierra Luv – “We killed it and this girl is mad talent.”

Following the recording session, Storch posted their picture on Instagram with the caption, “We killed it and this girl is mad talent!”
Kierra tweeted, “Only Hits never missing,” and posted photos from the studio on Instagram.

Social justice warriors call for violence against ‘Identity Evropa’ to combat racist stickers – Harrisburg, PA

In response to the local controversy of stickers being posted around town, one person said, “Oh, I’m ready. I wrote my master thesis about the Alt-Right and I’m serious about combating them.” Another said, “We should always punch a Nazi… we already gave peace a chance… I will not tolerate intolerance..”

Beware of Alt-right stickers containing razor blades; Harrisburg residents afraid & outraged

Chris Anderson and his wife were shocked and fearful when they spotted a racist sticker on a light post as they walked around the usually peaceful downtown streets.
Now Harrisburg residents have expressed outrage and warn of potential danger in removing the stickers.

Herr St. bridge replacement; 12th Ward polling place relocation in Harrisburg, PA

– Harrisburg span over Paxton Creek to be closed, detoured for up to 10 days.
– 12th Ward Polling Place being relocated to Laurel Towers

Children jump from window in house fire that claims life of grandmother in Uptown Harrisburg

Two men saved three kids hanging out of the window on the top floor of the burning house. The grandmother was not able to escape.
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Mayor Reed, College Bound Harrisburg Students, and Federal Tax Incentive Program

“HU and SCI Tech High were initiated in the mayor’s office at the same time and ran parallel development tracks. I thought then and still believe that these projects will, long term, be the most significant economic development projects undertaken in the modern era, amongst literally several thousand projects.” – Stephen Reed