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Harrisburg is a town with a rich history that spans more than 200 years. As the capital of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, we attract thousands of people to our city to live, work and play. Our city is poised for a great economic recovery, and there is a palpable optimism on our streets as we look forward to the next four years under new administration.

Our city is on the move. Our future will be even greater than our past!

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Dauphin West Nile Virus Control says new mosquito samples positive for virus. 9/12/2014 near of the old Melrose School on Derry St.

About 3 days ago from City of Harrisburg's Twitter via Twitter Web Client

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  • Harrisburg wins $1 million in grants in first half of year

    July 22, 2014 HARRISBURG  – The City of Harrisburg has received more than $1 million in grants and donations in the first six months of 2014, more than double its grant revenue in the previous year, Mayor Eric Papenfuse has announced. “This additional revenue has provided support for vital city services,” the Mayor said. “ItRead more →

  • The Late Captain Elijah Massey To Be Honored With Horseback Funeral Procession on Monday

    The Late Captain Elijah Massey To Be Honored With Horseback Funeral Procession on Monday

    CAPTAIN ELIJAH MASSEY TO BE HONORED WITH FUNERAL PROCESSION ON HORSEBACK THROUGH HARRISBURG   HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse and Police Chief Thomas C. Carter will speak at the funeral of Captain Elijah Massey that will be held at noon Sept. 22 at Bethel AME, 1721 N 5th St., Harrisburg.   Capt. Massey died TuesdayRead more →

  • Street Closure Announcement

    From: SENECA ST To: SCHUYLKILL ST Date/Time from: 2/18/2014, TUESDAY, 8:00 AM (08:00) Date/Time to: 2/18/2014, TUESDAY, 3:30 PM (15:30) Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE Closure Info: THE HARRISBURG AUTHORITY WILL BE REPAIRING A WATER MAIN BREAK IN THE 2400 BLOCK OF LOGAN STREET Detour Info: USE 3RD OR 4TH STREETS AS ALTERNATIVES If youRead more →

  • Mayor Papenfuse Praises Harrisburg Firefighters on Historic Agreement

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse praised Harrisburg firefighters for their self-less service to the people of Harrisburg in voting to accept a new contract agreement.  Members of the Capital City Paid Firefighter’s Association IAFF Local 428 voted to accept difficult concessions to ensure the City of Harrisburg can move into economic recovery with a balanced budget.  “ThisRead more →

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