Rap Dixon, born in Kingston, GA, migrated to Steelton just before the First World War. It was in Steelton where he finished his development as a major league caliber baseball player. (more…)
Steelton Borough Council Vice President Maria Marcinko presented a proclamation honoring the Islamic Society of Greater Harrisburg for building bridges with neighbors in the community. The Islamic Society–which has been located in Steelton Borough for decades–held an open house last Saturday focused on reaching out to the Central Pennsylvania community. This event embodied Steelton’s historic role a community that fosters diversity and inclusion. Thank you to the Islamic Society of Greater Harrisburg for continuing its work in our town.
As part of ongoing efforts to improve Steelton’s downtown area, the Borough recently completed its Bollard Replacement Project on January 15, 2016. The project replaced 27 bollards at the Front and Locust Street areas that had been damaged or displaced due to vehicles crashing into them. The Borough is currently looking into the installation of surveillance cameras at Front and Locust Streets to record any vehicles that damage or displace a bollard without reporting the accident. (more…)
Council members Steve Shaver and Dr. Mary Jo Szada were recognized by the Steelton Borough Council at the December 21st meeting; the last meeting in which they both would be serving. Council President Jeffery L. Wright presented plaques to Mr. Shaver and Dr. Szada recognizing the years of service they have dedicated to the Borough as members of Borough Council. Members of Council, staff, the Mayor and Borough Solicitor gave comments about Mr. Shaver and Dr. Szada wishing them good luck in their new endevours. (more…)
Last night (Dec 8th), the Steelton community came together for the 75th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Mayor Thomas F. Acri welcomed the crowd who enjoyed sing-along carols, comments from local and state officials, and the ceremonial lighting of the tree in front of Steelton Borough Hall. (more…)