In the News

Friends of Midtown has been working since 2004 to make Midtown Harrisburg a safe, clean, fun, and prosperous community for all. Sometimes those efforts are recognized in the media. Here’s a sampling of those stories. If we missed something, please let us know.


February 18, WHTM ABC27: Midtown volunteer walking the streets to keep people safe

January 31, TheBurg: For the City: City Living Workshop provides space, tools to talk about race.

January 16, WHTM ABC 27: Harrisburg holds day of service on MLK Jr. holiday

January 16, WPMT Fox 43:  Events to commemorate Martin Luther King Day in central PA


October 7, WHTM ABC 27: Harrisburg community policing event calls for unity between law enforcement, residents

October 7, U.S. Department of Justice: U.S. Attorney’s Office For The Middle District of Pennsylvania Joins Law Enforcment Partners to Support National Community Policing Week

October 6: WGAL NBC 8: Law Enforcement Celebrates National Community Policing Week with Walk

June 30, WHP CBS 21: Friends of Midtown step up patrols in wake of recent crime

June 24, WPMT Fox 43: Harrisburg residents able to see where crimes occur with new map

June 24, WHTM ABC 27: Midtown Harrisburg events go on despite violent crime concerns

June 22, Walking Harrisburg’s streets with Friends of Midtown: Recap (Storify version; photos only)

May 17, Keystone Edge: Rebirth in Midtown Harrisburg

February 29, TheBurg: House Hunters Harrisburg: As amenities, confidence grow, so does interest in living in the city


October 15, WITF: Making and Re-Making Midtown: The Midtown Scholar

March 11, Friends of Midtown group in Harrisburg seeks public input

January 20, Comcast Creative: Friends of Midtown Harrisburg


August 6, New hope for Harrisburg’s Broad Street Market? #HBGNext/Matt Zencey

June 30, TheBurg: Book Box: Take a book, leave a book. Or just take a book at the Little Free Library


August 13, Out with Sara: Make friends, aid neighborhood at Friends of Midtown Summer Social