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Welcome to the new HarrisburgPA.gov. This site is continually undergoing upgrades and is designed to grow from feedback and suggestions provided by our citizens. This site provides accurate and easy to use information on our city’s services and programs. We hope that you find it useful and helpful. Your ideas are welcome!

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's Interfaith Advisory Council discussing ways to support city. pic.twitter.com/4cpZzXO5gx

About 13 hours ago from City of Harrisburg's Twitter via Twitter for Android



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  • Free Health Screenings Thursday at City Hall

    July 23, 2014 HARRISBURG  – The second Healthy Harrisburg brown bag discussion forum will be held 11:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, in the atrium of the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St. Sharon Veet, RN, of Pinnacle Health CARES, will lead a discussion on “Know Your Numbers,” and free health screenings will be

  • 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. “It

  • Mayor Papenfuse Receives Big Check from “Glow Run”

    Mayor Papenfuse Receives Big Check from “Glow Run”

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse received a check Friday for $22,000 from organizers of the June “Glow Run” to raise money for street lighting repairs on Front Street.  Historic Harrisburg Association and Lighten Up Harrisburg led the fundraising effort to replace missing light poles on Front Street.  At the press conference held outside the Dixon Center in the

  • Women and the Railroad: Visions and Possibilities

    Women and the Railroad: Visions and Possibilities

    Joyce Robinson will lead a discussion of “Women and the Railroad: Visions and Possibilities” at noon Friday in the Brownbag in the Atrium series at the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St. Robinson will show a 10-minute video about three railroad employees and their daily activities. Robinson is a certified engineer who began working

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