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From TV and other media:

Spreading holiday joy to families in need in Dauphin County
by Amanda Hoskins, CBS 21
Monday, December 17th 2018

https://local21news.com/news/local/spreading-holiday-joy-to-families-in-need-in-dauphin-county

Dauphin County Commissioners approve $247M 2019 budget with no property tax increases
BY KEVIN RANDOLPH  |   DECEMBER 14, 2018   |

https://pennbizreport.com/news/11617-dauphin-county-commissioners-approve-247m-2019-budget-with-no-property-tax-increases/

Streak continues: Dauphin County’s 2019 budget makes 14 straight years without a property tax increase
By Jason Scott, December 12, 2018 at 1:42 PM

http://www.cpbj.com/article/20181212/CPBJ01/181219950/streak-continues-dauphin-countys-2019-budget-makes-14-straight-years-without-a-property-tax-increase

Dauphin County commissioners approve 2019 budget
Posted: Dec 12, 2018 01:39 PM EST

https://www.abc27.com/news/local/harrisburg/dauphin-county-commissioners-approve-2019budget/1655548456

Officials break ground on Wildwood Park, Fort Hunter connector
By:  Myles Snyder
Posted: Oct 30, 2018 12:23 PM EDT

https://www.abc27.com/news/local/harrisburg/officials-break-ground-on-wildwood-park-fort-hunter-connector/1562140236

Public input sought on future of Detweiler Park
By:  WHTM Staff
Posted: Jul 11, 2018 01:22 AM EDT

https://www.abc27.com/news/local/public-input-sought-on-future-of-detweiler-park/1295075307

Vietnam veterans in Dauphin County invited to ceremony honoring them
Middletown Press & Journal
Posted Wednesday, December 6, 2017 10:24 am

http://www.pressandjournal.com/stories/vietnam-veterans-in-dauphin-county-invited-to-ceremony-honoring-them,21868

Dozens share concrete, carve bowls, and grind rails at new Steelton Skate Park
POSTED 11:21 PM, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017, BY GRACE GRIFFATON, UPDATED AT 10:26PM, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017

https://fox43.com/2017/09/23/dozens-share-concrete-carve-bowls-and-grind-rails-at-new-steelton-skate-park/

Dauphin County to host third annual Recovery Day on Saturday, September 23
POSTED 6:28 PM, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017, BY FOX43 NEWSROOM

https://fox43.com/2017/09/18/dauphin-county-to-host-third-annual-recovery-day-on-saturday-september-23/

New park opens in Dauphin County; commissioners want input from residents on how it should be used
Middletown Press & Journal
Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017 12:26 pm

http://www.pressandjournal.com/stories/new-park-opens-in-dauphin-county-commissioners-want-input-from-residents-on-how-it-should-be-used,15820

Dauphin County to open its largest, ‘natural’ park
Mike Parker abc27 News  Jun 14, 2017

https://cumberlink.com/news/local/capital_region/dauphin-county-to-open-its-largest-natural-park/article_60d654f3-5a39-5480-845e-ed87ed08a613.html

$7.5M upgrade announced for Capital Area Greenbelt
By:  Mark Hall
Posted: Mar 27, 2018 08:38 PM EDT

https://www.abc27.com/news/local/harrisburg/dauphin-county-commissioners-announce-75-million-in-upgrades-to-the-capital-area-greenbelt/1084362570

A central Pennsylvania land bank turns blight into opportunity
By Gina Napoli on January 17, 2017
Keystone Edge

https://www.keystoneedge.com/2017/01/17/dauphin-county-land-bank/

From PennLive:

Dauphin County passes budget with no tax increase for 14th year in a row
Updated Dec 12; Posted Dec 12

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/12/dauphin-county-passes-budget-with-no-tax-increase-for-14th-year-in-a-row.html

Dauphin County property taxes won’t increase in 2019
Updated Nov 21; Posted Nov 21

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/dauphin-county-property-taxes-wont-increase-in-2019.html

Steelton could see grocery store, apartments, brewpub with new plan unveiled today
Updated Nov 13; Posted Nov 13

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/steelton-could-see-grocery-store-apartments-brewpub-with-new-plan-unveiled-today.html

Dauphin County officials unveil new drone for law enforcement use
Updated Aug 16; Posted Aug 16

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/08/dauphin_county_officials_unvei.html

Here’s what Dauphin County is doing to fight heroin abuse: Jeff Haste, Mike Pries and George Hartwick III
Updated Jul 13, 2016; Posted Jul 13, 2016

https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2016/07/heres_what_dauphin_county_is_d.html

‘This is your park:’ Dauphin County seeks suggestions on uses for 411-acre park
Updated Jun 21, 2018; Posted Jun 21, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/06/this_is_your_park_dauphin_coun.html

With a heat advisory in place, Dauphin County senior centers offer air-conditioned havens
Updated Jun 18, 2018; Posted Jun 18, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/06/with_a_heat_advisory_in_place.html

Steelton launches effort to transform site near former steel works into homes, stores
Updated May 25, 2018; Posted May 24, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/05/steelton_launches_effort_to_tr.html

Dauphin County hosting events to fight drug abuse, train residents on Narcan use
Updated May 8, 2018; Posted May 8, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/05/dauphin_county_drugs_events.html

21 deficient bridges eyed for replacement, repair by 2021
Updated Apr 18, 2018; Posted Apr 18, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/04/21_deficient_bridges_eyed_for.html

Dauphin County hosts 50th anniversary commemoration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination
Updated Apr 4, 2018; Posted Apr 4, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/04/dauphin_county_hosts_50th_anni.html

Funding for new federal courthouse is good news for Dauphin County | Opinion
Updated Mar 28, 2018; Posted Mar 28, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2018/03/funding_for_new_federal_courth.html

Capital Area Greenbelt getting $7.5 million in upgrades
Updated Mar 27, 2018; Posted Mar 27, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/03/capital_area_greenbelt_getting.html?__vfz=rtw_top_pages%3D2475900015457

Free parking after 5 one step closer with Dauphin County’s approval of funds
Updated Mar 22, 2018; Posted Mar 22, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/03/free_parking_after_5_one_step.html

$6 million in gaming revenue granted to police, schools, community groups
Updated Mar 7, 2018; Posted Mar 7, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/03/6_million_in_gaming_revenue_gr.html

School safety, police gear, among top applicants for gaming grants
Updated Feb 28, 2018; Posted Feb 28, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/02/school_safety_police_gear_amon.html

Ceremony marks the beginning of demolition of former factory
Updated Feb 27, 2018; Posted Feb 27, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/business/index.ssf/2018/02/millersburg_reamer_and_tool_co.html

‘Do no harm’: Dauphin County commissioners sue opioid manufacturers, doctors
Updated Jan 31, 2018; Posted Jan 31, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/01/dauphin_county_drug_manufactur.html

Dauphin County sues opioid manufacturers
Updated Jan 30, 2018; Posted Jan 30, 2018

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/01/dauphin_county_sues_opioid_man.html

How long can Dauphin County hold the line on property taxes?
Updated Nov 22, 2017; Posted Nov 22, 2017

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2017/11/dauphin_county_2018_proposed_b.html

Townhouses built on site of blighted property in Dauphin County Land Bank project
Updated Oct 26, 2016; Posted Oct 26, 2016

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2016/10/townhouses_built_on_sight_of_b.html

We need to hold drug companies accountable for opioid epidemic | Mike Pries
Updated Oct 20, 2017; Posted Oct 20, 2017

https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2017/10/we_need_to_hold_drug_companies.html

Dauphin County to sue pharmaceutical companies for role in opioid crisis
Updated Sep 22, 2017; Posted Sep 22, 2017

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2017/09/dauphin_county_to_sue_pharmace.html

Big 33 football game leaving Hersheypark Stadium
Updated Mar 1, 2017; Posted Mar 1, 2017

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2017/03/big_33_football_game_leaving_h.html

Dauphin County hands out $5.6 million in gaming grants. Will it be the last time?
Updated Mar 1, 2017; Posted Mar 1, 2017

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2017/03/dauphin_county_gaming_grants_c.html

4 dilapidated houses in Susquehanna Twp. to be torn down through Dauphin County Land Bank
Updated Aug 12, 2015; Posted Aug 12, 2015

https://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2015/08/four_blighted_properties_in_su.html

Dauphin County commissioners honor youth diversity essayists
Updated Aug 12, 2015; Posted Aug 12, 2015

https://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2015/08/dauphin_county_commissioners_h_10.html

Dauphin County streamlines booking with new Judicial Center
Posted May 2, 2013 at 3:33 PM

https://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2013/05/dauphin_county_streamlines_boo.html