Kipona Fest 2014

Check out the new events at Kipona this year including the Chris Franklin 3 on 3 basketball tournament!

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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.

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Civil War Museum recent marketing report says 66% of hotel tax funds went to salaries; 18% to utilities; 15% to marketing.

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  • Mayor Papenfuse has testified before grand jury on Harrisburg finances

    Mayor Papenfuse has testified before grand jury on Harrisburg finances    Donald Gilliland                      Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse has confirmed that he has testified before a state grand jury empanelled to investigate ex-Mayor Stephen P. Reed-era finances in the City of Harrisburg. “I have never felt more certain that we will have accountability for the

  • Mayor Papenfuse Calls for Replacement of School Recovery Officer, Support for Key Charter

    Mayor Papenfuse Calls for Replacement of School Recovery Officer, Support for Key Charter

    HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse announced Thursday he supports the application of Key Charter School to open a school in the former Bishop McDevitt site to help stimulate reform in Harrisburg schools and to provide parents a choice in education for their children. “I believe in parental choice as an essential component of educational reform,”

  • Mayor Papenfuse Officially Welcomes 13 New Fire Cadets

    Mayor Papenfuse Officially Welcomes 13 New Fire Cadets

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse officially welcomed 13 new recruits for the Harrisburg Fire Department on Wednesday at a press conference at the Public Safety building on the campus of Harrisburg Area Community College. . “We are excited to welcome these new recruits to the Fire Department,” Mayor Papenfuse said. “They will now enter an important period

  • Adopt-A-Park Program Underway!

    Adopt-A-Park Program Underway!

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse announced the Adopt-A-Park program today at a press conference in the MLK Government Building.  Mayor Papenfuse lauded the more than a dozen individuals and corporations that already have answered call to ensure Harrisburg’s parks are safe and attractive. And he  called for others — businesses and citizens – to step up and help Harrisburg have

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