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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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Mayor is challenging payments to Civil War Museum. This year, County awarded $50,000 to Civil War Museum.

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  • First mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus found in Harrisburg

    July 29, 2014 HARRISBURG – The first mosquitoes capable of carrying the West Nile Virus has been located in the City of Harrisburg, and Mayor Eric Papenfuse says city and county officials are closely monitoring the situation to try to prevent the virus from spreading. “We are working closely with county officials who are assessing

  • Mayor Papenfuse Announces Completion of First Phase of Sinkhole Study

    July 29, 2014 HARRISBURG – Gannett Fleming has completed the data collection portion of a geological survey of the neighborhood around the 1400 block of South 14th Street, Mayor Eric Papenfuse announced Tuesday, and core borings to retrieve earth samples are scheduled to be performed this week. “The first task of the survey has been

  • Kipona 2014: Get Ready!

    Kipona 2014: Get Ready!

    Kipona 2014 promises to be a fantastic three days of food, music, entertainment and fun for the entire family. Come out and enjoy the Native American Pow Wow, the Festival of India parade, the Divas Concert and the fireworks display.  Enjoy the offerings of food vendors along Riverfront Park and then head over to City Island to

  • David Bach band at Italian Lake – 7:30 p.m. Sunday!

    David Bach band at Italian Lake – 7:30 p.m. Sunday!

    David Bach the versatile keyboardist and composer is a musician of many stripes. As an Air Force brat, Bach’s childhood was a chain of stopovers, during which time he was lucky enough to study under a host of rigorous teachers. Once he came of age, Bach found himself getting into progressive rock, which strengthened his resolve

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