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Dauphin County, PA

Dauphin County, PA PA's capital county and home to the magnificent state Capitol Complex, Hershey's chocolate, and more! For more than 225 years, Dauphin County has been physically linked to one of the great rivers of North America – the Susquehanna – and is located in the heart of Central Pennsylvania.

Its strategic location, within less than a day’s driving time of over half the population of the United States and Canada, makes it a perfect place to move or expand a business. More than 268,000 citizens call Dauphin County home, with the state and federal government, Hershey Entertainment and Resorts, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, PinnacleHealth, Capital Blue Cross and Tyco as a few of the

Its strategic location, within less than a day’s driving time of over half the population of the United States and Canada, makes it a perfect place to move or expand a business. More than 268,000 citizens call Dauphin County home, with the state and federal government, Hershey Entertainment and Resorts, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, PinnacleHealth, Capital Blue Cross and Tyco as a few of the

Operating as usual

On a budget and having trouble affording internet?There could be relief available to you.Pennsylvania Public Utility Com...
05/20/2022

On a budget and having trouble affording internet?
There could be relief available to you.
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission's Affordable Connectivity Program offers discounts to qualified households.
Check out the flier and get connected!

We toured the Dauphin County Department of Public Safety Haz-Mat headquarters today in Middle Paxton Township.The commis...
05/19/2022

We toured the Dauphin County Department of Public Safety Haz-Mat headquarters today in Middle Paxton Township.
The commissioners made an investment in the expansion of this specialized operation.
We saw equipment to locate concealed individuals, combat toxic leak/spill situations, and disable potentially explosive devices.

05/18/2022
Dauphin County, PA

Looks like warm weather on tap for Saturday's Neighboring Festival and Unity Cup Championship Game on City Island. 🌞⚽🍔

Commissioners Pries, Saylor, and Hartwick present these FREE events as outlets to embrace each other as neighbors while enjoying food, games and prizes, and a championship soccer game!

PA's capital county and home to the magnificent state Capitol Complex, Hershey's chocolate, and much more!

Spring is in full swing in northern Dauphin County!We saw lots of smiles and excitement at recent events, including:- Co...
05/17/2022

Spring is in full swing in northern Dauphin County!

We saw lots of smiles and excitement at recent events, including:
- Community Garden Planting Day
- Family Fun Day
- Graduation ceremony for Getting Ahead program participants.

We also had the great honor of honoring the late "Polly" Tobias, who recently passed. Along with her husband, Polly made sure Lake Tobias Wildlife Park will be a family-run hub of fun and wonder for decades to come.

The annual Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office awards were presented today to heroic police, prosecutors, and firs...
05/16/2022

The annual Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office awards were presented today to heroic police, prosecutors, and first responders, and to citizens who acted bravely in the face of danger.
CONGRATULATIONS and many thanks to those who continue to make Dauphin County proud.
Harrisburg Bureau of Police, PA State Police, Steelton Borough Police Department, Lower Swatara Twp Police Department, Susquehanna Township Police, Dauphin County Department of Public Safety.

Today, we bid farewell to Lynn Farina, who retires after 15 years with Dauphin County.Lynn established herself as the gl...
05/13/2022

Today, we bid farewell to Lynn Farina, who retires after 15 years with Dauphin County.
Lynn established herself as the glue of the Facilities Maintenance Department and was an articulate, energetic friend in the hallways, always on the go with her FitBit.
Thank you for your service, Lynn!

05/13/2022
Dauphin County, PA

IN TWO WEEKS....

The Dauphin County Commissioners will host a Veterans Appreciation Breakfast at the Lower Swatara Fire Hall, 1350 Fulling Mill Road.
This is a FREE event for veterans and their spouses.
Please RSVP by calling 717-780-6300.
Friday, May 27 @ 8 A.M.
Bring your DD214!
Lower Swatara Fire Department

PA's capital county and home to the magnificent state Capitol Complex, Hershey's chocolate, and much more!

Interested in Election Day results? 🗳🗳You can find them online here: https://www.dauphinc.org/election.On Tuesday:- Mail...
05/12/2022

Interested in Election Day results? 🗳🗳
You can find them online here: https://www.dauphinc.org/election.
On Tuesday:
- Mail-in results should be posted online following closure of the polls.
- In-person vote results will start posting soon after that.
- All results expected to be posted by midnight.

This year's Dauphin County Parks & Recreation calendar is loaded with a wide array of great events. 🎺💃🌳🍷The commissioner...
05/12/2022

This year's Dauphin County Parks & Recreation calendar is loaded with a wide array of great events. 🎺💃🌳🍷
The commissioners unveiled details at Fort Hunter with staff, volunteers, and of course, program sponsors, who make every occasion special.
EXPLORE the calendar: https://bit.ly/39WWggv

‘No matter how big the other person is, there is always a way to move them.’Bishop McDevitt High School Junior Riley Rob...
05/11/2022

‘No matter how big the other person is, there is always a way to move them.’

Bishop McDevitt High School Junior Riley Robell proved that during his journey to a state wrestling championship.
The commissioners were honored to recognize Riley for his gold medal, and thanked his family for supporting this superb student athlete.
Bishop McDevitt High School Crusader Athletics

Mapledale Road Bridge in Conewago Township has officially reopened!Commissioners Pries, Saylor, and Hartwick joined town...
05/11/2022

Mapledale Road Bridge in Conewago Township has officially reopened!
Commissioners Pries, Saylor, and Hartwick joined township supervisors, Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. - HRG and Kinsley Construction, Inc to cut the ribbon on the new, two-lane 35-foot span.
The project was funded through the county bridge bundling program, an investment in strong, safe infrastructure.

The commissioners helped break ground on the exciting Bishop Park project in Swatara Township.Parks and greenspaces are ...
05/06/2022

The commissioners helped break ground on the exciting Bishop Park project in Swatara Township.
Parks and greenspaces are cornerstones of communities, and we look forward to many good times at Bishop Park!
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

The commissioners showed reporters how our elections office runs a fair, free, and transparent voting process.The #Elect...
05/05/2022

The commissioners showed reporters how our elections office runs a fair, free, and transparent voting process.
The #ElectionDay plan:
- Begin counting mail-in ballots at 7 a.m.
- Mail-in results should be posted online by 8:30 p.m.
- In-person vote results will start posting around 9:30 p.m.
- All results expected to be posted by midnight.

The commissioners recognized the more than 300 Dauphin County Prison staffers for the difficult work they do every day t...
05/04/2022

The commissioners recognized the more than 300 Dauphin County Prison staffers for the difficult work they do every day to keep inmates, visitors, and employees safe.
The success of ongoing reform at the prison rests on a trained, motivated, and rested staff.
#NationalCorrectionalOfficersWeek

What a fantastic way to explore art in Harrisburg! 🎨🖼Visit Hershey & Harrisburg presents "Murals & More" – a FREE mobile...
05/04/2022

What a fantastic way to explore art in Harrisburg! 🎨🖼

Visit Hershey & Harrisburg presents "Murals & More" – a FREE mobile passport for your device that provides audio-guided tours with information about artists and their art.
Spend a day in the city with this new technology.
Check it out: https://www.visithersheyharrisburg.org/articles/post/vhh_murals/

Halifax 8th grader Addisyn Gruzlewski stopped by a commissioners' meeting before heading to Louisville this month to com...
05/02/2022

Halifax 8th grader Addisyn Gruzlewski stopped by a commissioners' meeting before heading to Louisville this month to compete in the National Archery in the Schools Program NATIONAL tournament.
Addisyn was a TWO-TIME state champion in State College in March.
Best of luck, Addisyn, and keep making Dauphin County proud!

The commissioners joined our Victim/Witness Assistance team, victims of crime, and Dauphin County District Attorney’s Of...
04/29/2022

The commissioners joined our Victim/Witness Assistance team, victims of crime, and Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office to plant seeds of hope for those impacted by crime.
Special thanks to the advocates who guide victims through the court process and help them rebuild after tragedy.

Are you interested in hosting a Big 33 Football Classic athlete for Memorial Day weekend?There is still a great need for...
04/29/2022

Are you interested in hosting a Big 33 Football Classic athlete for Memorial Day weekend?
There is still a great need for host families!
Check out the details below.

We are still in need of host families for the Big 33 teams. Check the link for requirements.
A great opportunity to build a lasting relationship with a player!
https://big33.org/host-family/

🗳🗳PRIMARY ELECTION 2022🗳🗳A secured drop box is located outside the Dauphin County Admin Building at 2 S. 2nd St. in Harr...
04/28/2022

🗳🗳PRIMARY ELECTION 2022🗳🗳
A secured drop box is located outside the Dauphin County Admin Building at 2 S. 2nd St. in Harrisburg.
It is available 24/7 to voters and will be emptied daily.
Be aware: You may only drop YOUR OWN ballot.

The commissioners hosted a very special guest this morning: German Consulate General New York David Gill.The Consul Gene...
04/27/2022

The commissioners hosted a very special guest this morning: German Consulate General New York David Gill.
The Consul General and his staff were in town learning about Dauphin County economics, tourism attractions, and pandemic impact and recovery efforts.

TO VOTERS: Be aware that a mailing from VPC regarding registration is NOT affiliated with Dauphin County Elections offic...
04/27/2022

TO VOTERS: Be aware that a mailing from VPC regarding registration is NOT affiliated with Dauphin County Elections office.
We want to minimize confusion and concern over these mailers.
Any questions about your registration status, call the elections office at 717-780-6360.
More info: https://bit.ly/3OBjpot

visitPA has announced recipients of the Journeying Toward Freedom grants – and Young Professionals of Color - Greater Ha...
04/26/2022

visitPA has announced recipients of the Journeying Toward Freedom grants – and Young Professionals of Color - Greater Harrisburg is one of the winners!
The commissioners support YPOCHBG and this essential programming, and were part of this week’s ceremony at the State Capitol.
Get ready for the productions in June!

Start a career as an emergency dispatcher with Dauphin County Department of Public Safety!Open interviews are Thursday f...
04/25/2022

Start a career as an emergency dispatcher with Dauphin County Department of Public Safety!

Open interviews are Thursday from noon to 8 p.m. at the Public Safety Center at 911 Gibson Blvd.
You do NOT need an appointment or pre-application to attend.

The Capital Area Greenbelt is a community treasure to be protected and enjoyed.Commissioner Saylor was honored to discus...
04/25/2022

The Capital Area Greenbelt is a community treasure to be protected and enjoyed.
Commissioner Saylor was honored to discuss Sunday at Capital Area Greenbelt Association's awards dinner how the Greenbelt trail connection to Fort Hunter has benefitted walkers, hikers, and bikers – and will do so for years to come.

We were THRILLED to host our first State of the County event since 2019, and it showed!Commissioners Pries, Saylor, and ...
04/23/2022

We were THRILLED to host our first State of the County event since 2019, and it showed!
Commissioners Pries, Saylor, and Hartwick discussed successes, challenges, and a path for the future.
Thank you to all who attended, and big thanks to the talented John Bivins for capturing the excitement.

Commissioners Pries, Saylor, and Hartwick were not going to miss one of our favorite events!Free paper shredding at the ...
04/22/2022

Commissioners Pries, Saylor, and Hartwick were not going to miss one of our favorite events!
Free paper shredding at the Recycling Center today until 4:30 p.m.

The line for FREE paper shredding at Dauphin County Recycling Center will be moving all day.The commissioners offer this...
04/22/2022

The line for FREE paper shredding at Dauphin County Recycling Center will be moving all day.
The commissioners offer this every year for #EarthDay. 🌎♻
Protect the environment and prevent ID theft by disposing your outdated personal documents properly.

The commissioners honored some straight shooters this morning from Upper Dauphin Area Archery.Congratulations to the hig...
04/20/2022

The commissioners honored some straight shooters this morning from Upper Dauphin Area Archery.
Congratulations to the high school team on their state championship, and the middle school squad for a second-place finish.
Both teams are headed to Louisville, Ky. next month for Nationals!

Join Dauphin County's Human Resources team!We are seeking qualified applicants for two management positions within the d...
04/19/2022

Join Dauphin County's Human Resources team!
We are seeking qualified applicants for two management positions within the department.
Apply today for Manager of Labor: https://bit.ly/3KYMRT1 or Benefits Manager: https://bit.ly/3L0ZUU8.

Earth Day is one week away! 🌎♻Dauphin County will offer free paper shredding April 22 at the Recycling Center at 1625 S....
04/15/2022

Earth Day is one week away! 🌎♻

Dauphin County will offer free paper shredding April 22 at the Recycling Center at 1625 S. Cameron St.
Bring old documents with personal or sensitive information and have them shredded for FREE.
Protect the environment and yourself from ID theft!
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated and Tri State Shredding will assist.

Congratulations to Jean Marfizo King and her hardworking staff on their Governor's Award for efforts to modernize office...
04/14/2022

Congratulations to Jean Marfizo King and her hardworking staff on their Governor's Award for efforts to modernize office operations!

The commissioners were honored to recognize Dauphin County Department of Public Safety emergency dispatchers at today's ...
04/13/2022

The commissioners were honored to recognize Dauphin County Department of Public Safety emergency dispatchers at today's meeting.
Kaylyn Sweitzer, Corey Williams, and Ryan Rodgers received awards for life-saving efforts last year, along with about two dozen other dispatchers who helped deliver babies, apprehend a dangerous suspect, and coach callers through CPR.
You are all heroes!
#PublicSafetyTelecommunicatorsWeek

Thank you to the volunteers helping keep Wildwood Park clean and beautiful! 🏞 🌳Commissioner Saylor joined Dauphin County...
04/11/2022

Thank you to the volunteers helping keep Wildwood Park clean and beautiful! 🏞 🌳

Commissioner Saylor joined Dauphin County Parks & Recreation, Capital Area Greenbelt Association, Harrisburg Bicycle Club, and Harrisburg PA for a weekend shift removing litter in the area.

The Dauphin County Coroner's Annual Report for 2021 is now available online.The report includes causes and manners of de...
04/08/2022

The Dauphin County Coroner's Annual Report for 2021 is now available online.
The report includes causes and manners of death, and other information, regarding incidents investigated by the coroner.
View the report: https://bit.ly/3udtjV9

UPDATE: Due to today's weather, MARCO's visit to Elizabethville is POSTPONED to Thursday, April 14 (from 3 p.m.-5 p.m.)D...
04/07/2022

UPDATE: Due to today's weather, MARCO's visit to Elizabethville is POSTPONED to Thursday, April 14 (from 3 p.m.-5 p.m.)

Don't miss MARCO next week!

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Harrisburg, PA
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