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

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  • Mayor Papenfuse Announced New Broad Street Task Force

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse held a press conference at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at the Broad Street Market, 1233 N 3rd St., Harrisburg, to announce members of a new task force that will provide guidance on the market’s future. The Broad Street Market was founded in 1860, and is the oldest continuously operating marketRead more →



    Gov. Tom Corbett announced Wednesday in the Atrium of the MLK Government Center that the City of Harrisburg will no longer be under Receivership as of March 1, 2014.  The announcement culminated years of state financial control of the city and signaled the official beginning of Harrisburg’s economic recovery.  Harrisburg has passed “from crisis into recovery,” Gen. William Lynch declared in ending hisRead more →

  • Pet Vaccine and Microchip Clinic at Uptown Bingo Hall on Saturday

    Pet Vaccine and Microchip Clinic at Uptown Bingo Hall on Saturday

    The Central Pennsylvania Animal Alliance (CPAA) will host a vaccine and microchip clinic for pets owned by Harrisburg City residents from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Uptown Bingo Hall, 2926 N. 7th St., Harrisburg. Registration for the first-come, first-served clinic begins at 11:30 a.m. Vaccinations will be free for already spayed orRead more →


    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: PENN ST From: EMERALD ST To: WOODBINE ST Date/Time from: 4/14/2014, MONDAY, 9:00 AM (09:00) Date/Time to: 4/14/2014, MONDAY, 4:00 PM (16:00) Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE Closure Info: LT LAND & TREE COMPANY WILL BE REMOVING A LARGE TREE. Detour Info: TURN RIGHT ONTO EMERALD ST; TURNRead more →

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