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

Election workers were sworn in Friday morning to begin the computation of votes.Deputy Chief Clerk Steve Libhart adminst...
11/05/2021

Election workers were sworn in Friday morning to begin the computation of votes.
Deputy Chief Clerk Steve Libhart adminstered the oath.
#Election2021

Election workers were sworn in Friday morning to begin the computation of votes.
Deputy Chief Clerk Steve Libhart adminstered the oath.
#Election2021

Commissioner Saylor looks ready for his trip to Sierra Leone! 🇸🇱 🇸🇱He leaves today for his third mission trip to the vil...
11/04/2021

Commissioner Saylor looks ready for his trip to Sierra Leone! 🇸🇱 🇸🇱
He leaves today for his third mission trip to the village of Mabolleh, where he will meet with students and teachers using tuition, classrooms, and facilities funded by his church.
See you in a couple weeks, Commissioner!

Election Day is over, but the work continues for our elections/voter registration staff.Voting machines and other equipm...
11/03/2021

Election Day is over, but the work continues for our elections/voter registration staff.
Voting machines and other equipment are moved back into storage today.
Write-in and provisional ballots will be tallied on Friday.
Voter turnout in Dauphin County was 32 PERCENT.

Election Day is over, but the work continues for our elections/voter registration staff.
Voting machines and other equipment are moved back into storage today.
Write-in and provisional ballots will be tallied on Friday.
Voter turnout in Dauphin County was 32 PERCENT.

🗳🗳 #Election2021 🗳🗳Dauphin County has been preparing for quite some time to deliver a free, fair, and open election.Visi...
11/02/2021

🗳🗳 #Election2021 🗳🗳
Dauphin County has been preparing for quite some time to deliver a free, fair, and open election.
Visit dauphincounty.org and find poll locations, hours of operation, and, later tonight, results.

🗳🗳 #Election2021 🗳🗳
Dauphin County has been preparing for quite some time to deliver a free, fair, and open election.
Visit dauphincounty.org and find poll locations, hours of operation, and, later tonight, results.

"We are ready to go.Our number one goal is to make sure voters have confidence in the process."#Election2021 🗳🗳
10/29/2021

"We are ready to go.
Our number one goal is to make sure voters have confidence in the process."
#Election2021 🗳🗳

Look who we found in the latest County Commissioners Association of Pa Pennsylvania County News magazine!
10/29/2021

Look who we found in the latest County Commissioners Association of Pa Pennsylvania County News magazine!

The county commissioners approved the launch of a program to enhance diversion efforts in Dauphin County and get even mo...
10/28/2021

The county commissioners approved the launch of a program to enhance diversion efforts in Dauphin County and get even more people into drug & alcohol treatment.
The COSSAP initiative is funded by a Pa. Commission on Crime and Delinquency grant.
Stay tuned for more details.

The county commissioners approved the launch of a program to enhance diversion efforts in Dauphin County and get even more people into drug & alcohol treatment.
The COSSAP initiative is funded by a Pa. Commission on Crime and Delinquency grant.
Stay tuned for more details.

Dauphin County Commissioners approved today action to convert email and website domains to dauphincounty.gov.The changes...
10/20/2021

Dauphin County Commissioners approved today action to convert email and website domains to dauphincounty.gov.
The changes would make email/website more secure and identifiable as government correspondence.
Changes planned for launch in early 2022.

Dauphin County Commissioners approved today action to convert email and website domains to dauphincounty.gov.
The changes would make email/website more secure and identifiable as government correspondence.
Changes planned for launch in early 2022.

Commissioner Hartwick stopped by St Paul's Missionary Baptist Church this weekend to congratulate clergy, staff, and con...
10/18/2021

Commissioner Hartwick stopped by St Paul's Missionary Baptist Church this weekend to congratulate clergy, staff, and congregation on the church's 130th anniversary.
He is with Pastor Joseph Green and Pastor Clifford Ash III in the first photo.

'Juntos somos más fuertes'We danced, sang, ate, laughed, and cheered at today's Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at T...
10/15/2021

'Juntos somos más fuertes'
We danced, sang, ate, laughed, and cheered at today's Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at The National Civil War Museum.
Thank you to all who came out and embraced Dauphin County's diversity.
Dauphin County is stronger together!
#HispanicHeritageMonth2021

'You have our word – we support the library and its mission.'What an exciting new chapter for Dauphin County Library Sys...
10/14/2021

'You have our word – we support the library and its mission.'

What an exciting new chapter for Dauphin County Library System.
The expansion of McCormick Riverfront Library will provide even more services to kids, adults, seniors, and communities in Dauphin County.

BIG NEWS for Dauphin County:We have contracted with former Pa. Secretary of Corrections John Wetzel to serve as special ...
10/13/2021

BIG NEWS for Dauphin County:
We have contracted with former Pa. Secretary of Corrections John Wetzel to serve as special advisor to the Dauphin County Board of Prison Inspectors.
'Prison reform is and always has been a top priority... We will do better in coming years.'

It is always bittersweet to wish happy retirement to a Dauphin County employee who has contributed so much over the year...
10/13/2021

It is always bittersweet to wish happy retirement to a Dauphin County employee who has contributed so much over the years.
Kelli Beserra, payroll supervisor, will work her last shift this week, after nearly 21 years.
We wish 'Sweet Baby Kelli' the very best!

It is always bittersweet to wish happy retirement to a Dauphin County employee who has contributed so much over the years.
Kelli Beserra, payroll supervisor, will work her last shift this week, after nearly 21 years.
We wish 'Sweet Baby Kelli' the very best!

Join us Friday as we honor Hispanic Heritage Month with a celebration at The National Civil War Museum.We look forward t...
10/12/2021

Join us Friday as we honor Hispanic Heritage Month with a celebration at The National Civil War Museum.
We look forward to learning how we can continue advocating for positive connections with our Spanish-speaking communities.

Join us Friday as we honor Hispanic Heritage Month with a celebration at The National Civil War Museum.
We look forward to learning how we can continue advocating for positive connections with our Spanish-speaking communities.

'This is about tax fairness and making sure everyone is paying their due share.'Dauphin County Commissioners approve the...
10/08/2021

'This is about tax fairness and making sure everyone is paying their due share.'

Dauphin County Commissioners approve the 2022 launch of a tax exempt recertification program.
The county is one of the first in the state to take such a comprehensive look at exemption status.
READ about it: https://bit.ly/3uQdhzi

'This is about tax fairness and making sure everyone is paying their due share.'

Dauphin County Commissioners approve the 2022 launch of a tax exempt recertification program.
The county is one of the first in the state to take such a comprehensive look at exemption status.
READ about it: https://bit.ly/3uQdhzi

Twenty-three (23) people recently graduated from Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training and will be on emergency calls ...
10/07/2021

Twenty-three (23) people recently graduated from Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training and will be on emergency calls assisting those in Dauphin County with mental health needs.
The CIT program is part of Dauphin County’s progressive approach to equipping law enforcement to better serve people with mental illness.
This class participants are from: Harrisburg Bureau of Police, Swatara Police Department, LowerSwataraPD, Susquehanna Township Police, Lower Paxton Township Police Department, Steelton Borough Police Department, Highspire Police Department, Dauphin County Sheriff's Office and Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office.

Twenty-three (23) people recently graduated from Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training and will be on emergency calls assisting those in Dauphin County with mental health needs.
The CIT program is part of Dauphin County’s progressive approach to equipping law enforcement to better serve people with mental illness.
This class participants are from: Harrisburg Bureau of Police, Swatara Police Department, LowerSwataraPD, Susquehanna Township Police, Lower Paxton Township Police Department, Steelton Borough Police Department, Highspire Police Department, Dauphin County Sheriff's Office and Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office.

🗳🗳 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION NEWS 🗳🗳- Over 17K ballots have been mailed- Secured dropbox is stationed downtown- Polling pl...
10/06/2021

🗳🗳 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION NEWS 🗳🗳
- Over 17K ballots have been mailed
- Secured dropbox is stationed downtown
- Polling place changes
- Notable dates and deadlines
READ HERE: https://bit.ly/3mtUs11

The Dauphin County Commissioners' 25th Annual Charity Golf Outing is looking like our biggest success yet!Players/donors...
10/05/2021

The Dauphin County Commissioners' 25th Annual Charity Golf Outing is looking like our biggest success yet!
Players/donors gave over $50K to area charities – the largest sum ever at this event.
Thank you to main event sponsors Capital Blue Cross, UPMC, and Faulkner Toyota Harrisburg – and to Dauphin Highlands Golf Course for hosting.
(Dauphin County Parks & Recreation with a great job organizing, as always.)

Need help applying for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)?Dauphin County is teaming with Rep. Patty Kim for ...
10/01/2021

Need help applying for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)?
Dauphin County is teaming with Rep. Patty Kim for a one-day workshop Tuesday, Oct. 5 in Steelton.
You must PRE-REGISTER for an appointment.
Those with pending evictions with be prioritized.

Need help applying for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)?
Dauphin County is teaming with Rep. Patty Kim for a one-day workshop Tuesday, Oct. 5 in Steelton.
You must PRE-REGISTER for an appointment.
Those with pending evictions with be prioritized.

Dauphin County Voters:Be aware that an enrollment mailing from Voter Participation Center is NOT affilliated with the co...
09/30/2021

Dauphin County Voters:
Be aware that an enrollment mailing from Voter Participation Center is NOT affilliated with the county elections office.
We have received some inquiries about the mailed materials, so we offer this information to minimize voter confusion: https://bit.ly/3ifsg0I.

Dauphin County Voters:
Be aware that an enrollment mailing from Voter Participation Center is NOT affilliated with the county elections office.
We have received some inquiries about the mailed materials, so we offer this information to minimize voter confusion: https://bit.ly/3ifsg0I.

It was our great pleasure to host Big Brothers Big Sisters of America⁩ today and present a proclamation for Big Brothers...
09/29/2021

It was our great pleasure to host Big Brothers Big Sisters of America⁩ today and present a proclamation for Big Brothers Big Sisters Month.
This organization assists 700 Dauphin County families every year, providing kids with a vision for a successful future.

It was our great pleasure to host Big Brothers Big Sisters of America⁩ today and present a proclamation for Big Brothers Big Sisters Month.
This organization assists 700 Dauphin County families every year, providing kids with a vision for a successful future.

Looks like GREAT weather on tap for Saturday's Celebrate Wildwood event at Wildwood Park.Learn about bugs, enjoy a natur...
09/23/2021
Celebrate Wildwood

Looks like GREAT weather on tap for Saturday's Celebrate Wildwood event at Wildwood Park.
Learn about bugs, enjoy a nature walk, grab a bite to eat, and paint a pumpkin!
Thank you Good Day PA on ABC27 for helping us usher in fall with this FREE event presented by Dauphin County Parks & Recreation.

Wildwood park and wetlands is a beautiful piece of the vast landscape Pennsylvania offers. Experience the park, wildlife, and nature at Celebrate Wildwood, a free event hosted by Dauphin County Par…

Congratulations to Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania for 100 YEARS of essential service to the visually impaired....
09/23/2021

Congratulations to Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania for 100 YEARS of essential service to the visually impaired.
The county commissioners were honored to attend an open house and give thanks for providing resources and independence to those in need.
Your impactful work is appreciated!

09/22/2021

Boyd Park (formerly Waverly Woods Park) became official with a ceremony Tuesday in Susquehanna Township.
Commissioners Pries, Saylor, and Hartwick helped cut a ribbon and unveiled a plaque with the primary donor's namesake.
Dauphin County provided a gaming grant which will go toward Phase II of the park renovations.
Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. - HRG Susquehanna Township - Dauphin County, PA Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Senator John DiSanto

The county commissioners spent Monday in Gratz – first meeting with residents at Kountry Essa, then to Gratz Fair for a ...
09/21/2021

The county commissioners spent Monday in Gratz – first meeting with residents at Kountry Essa, then to Gratz Fair for a veterans' ceremony.
We were proud to be joined by county row officers and staff, and Rep. Scott Perry, Senator John DiSanto, and PA State Rep. Joe Kerwin.

(The fresh cut fries were FANTASTIC, as always!)

It has been one great event after another in Dauphin County!Commissioners Pries, Saylor, and Hartwick will be at Gratz F...
09/20/2021

It has been one great event after another in Dauphin County!
Commissioners Pries, Saylor, and Hartwick will be at Gratz Fair today honoring veterans and speaking with residents.
On Sunday, Commissioner Pries joined visitors for a gorgeous Fort Hunter Day.
Commissioner Hartwick celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month Saturday at Latino Hispanic American Community Center's annual festival.

A CELEBRATION is happening Saturday in northern Dauphin County. 🎈🎊🌭Food, door prizes, a blood drive –– and winners will ...
09/17/2021

A CELEBRATION is happening Saturday in northern Dauphin County. 🎈🎊🌭
Food, door prizes, a blood drive –– and winners will be announced from the National Night Out contests in August!
Make plans to be at Valley Lighthouse.
Dauphin County Library System SCOPE Penn State

A CELEBRATION is happening Saturday in northern Dauphin County. 🎈🎊🌭
Food, door prizes, a blood drive –– and winners will be announced from the National Night Out contests in August!
Make plans to be at Valley Lighthouse.
Dauphin County Library System SCOPE Penn State

Who is ready to churn some butter?That is just one of many fun activities featured at Sunday's Fort Hunter Day – a FREE ...
09/15/2021
Fort Hunter Day

Who is ready to churn some butter?
That is just one of many fun activities featured at Sunday's Fort Hunter Day – a FREE admission event at the lovely Fort Hunter Park.
Thank you Good Day PA on ABC27 for showcasing our kickoff to fall with this great event!

Step back in time to the 1800’s at Fort Hunter Day! The annual celebration gives visitors a glimpse into what life was like back then with demonstrations including a butter churning lesson th…

Now that's what we call a good time!Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Festival returned this year as one of the biggest and bes...
09/13/2021

Now that's what we call a good time!
Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Festival returned this year as one of the biggest and best ever.
Big thanks to the performers, vendors, sponsors, staff, and of course, the audience who made this a classic outing.

Eric Darius Matthew Whitaker Marqueal Jordan David P Stevens @JohnnieSteele Carl Cox Capital Blue Cross Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) Dauphin County Parks & Recreation

What an emotional Saturday at Jazz & Wine Festival at Fort Hunter Park.And today’s lineup is up to the task to match it!...
09/12/2021

What an emotional Saturday at Jazz & Wine Festival at Fort Hunter Park.
And today’s lineup is up to the task to match it!
Dauphin County Parks & Recreation

The evil acts on 9-11-01 forever changed our country and altered the daily lives of so many families who lost loved ones...
09/11/2021

The evil acts on 9-11-01 forever changed our country and altered the daily lives of so many families who lost loved ones.
20 years later, the magnificent actions of the emergency responders shine brighter than ever as beacons of hope that humanity can unite and overcome anything.
Please continue to make Dauphin County proud by loving your neighbors – regardless of culture, religion, skin color, or ethnicity.
#wewillneverforget

The evil acts on 9-11-01 forever changed our country and altered the daily lives of so many families who lost loved ones.
20 years later, the magnificent actions of the emergency responders shine brighter than ever as beacons of hope that humanity can unite and overcome anything.
Please continue to make Dauphin County proud by loving your neighbors – regardless of culture, religion, skin color, or ethnicity.
#wewillneverforget

Our 'Pledge Tree' with leaves from kids who promised to avoid drugs/alcohol is now growing in the first floor lobby of t...
09/09/2021

Our 'Pledge Tree' with leaves from kids who promised to avoid drugs/alcohol is now growing in the first floor lobby of the Dauphin County building (2 S. 2nd St., Harrisburg).

If you stop by to visit, your child can design a leaf and take the pledge for #NationalRecoveryMonth.
Dauphin County Drug & Alcohol Services presented the tree to the county commissioners at a recent meeting.

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank serves more than 152,000 people every month.What amazing community impact from a voluntee...
09/08/2021

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank serves more than 152,000 people every month.
What amazing community impact from a volunteer-driven organization.
The Dauphin County Commissioners presented a proclamation for #HungerActionMonth and look forward to volunteering in the future!
Rep. Patty Kim PA State Rep. Tom Mehaffie

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