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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 in the midst a great economic recovery. There is a palpable optimism on our streets as new businesses open, new residents move in and Harrisburg regains its stature as one of the premiere capitals of our nation.
Our city is on the move. Our future will be even greater than our past!
Harrisburg, PA – Public Works crews are preparing for the 4-6 inches of snow expected to hit the City of Harrisburg Wednesday night, said Mayor Eric Papenfuse. “The City is well prepared to manage the predicted snowfall,” said Mayor Papenfuse, “and our Public Works staff is confident they have sufficient amounts of salt toRead more
Chief Thomas C. Carter will hold the next “Chat N’ Chew with the Chief” from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at the Subway Restaurant, 301 Market St., Harrisburg. The restaurant is donating 10 percent of its sales on Friday to the Harrisburg Police Athletic League (HPAL). The mission of the HPAL is toRead more
Mayor Eric Papenfuse will speak at the unveiling of the newly refurbished statue in Kunkel Plaza at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 9. The sculpture entitled “Waiting”, by artist Seward Johnson, was donated to the city by the John Crain Kunkel Foundation in the early 1990s. After years of wear and tear the statue was shippedRead more
Mayor Eric Papenfuse will preside over the ribbon cutting ceremony for the 901 Lounge and Restaurant, located at Harrisburg’s oldest hotel the historic Lochiel, at 901 Shanois Street. The event will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 3. Free food and beverages will be served to the public at the ceremony. “This hotel isRead more