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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 gets bucket of ice and plunges into Hall Manor Pool. All to support worthy cause and announce pool repairs. youtube.com/watch?v=72iPH_…

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  • GOVERNOR TOM CORBETT JOINS MAYOR ERIC PAPENFUSE, CITY AND COUNTY OFFICIALS TO ANNOUNCE END OF RECEIVERSHIP

                 HARRISBURG, Feb. 21– Governor Tom Corbett will join Mayor Eric Papenfuse, city and county officials at a press conference at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the atrium of the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St., to announce the end of the Receivership for the City of Harrisburg. “We have been informed that Judge Bonnie

  • City Releases Documents Showing Years of Neglect of Church Building

    City Releases Documents Showing Years of Neglect of Church Building

    Mayor Papenfuse joined Police Chief Thomas Carter, Acting Fire Chief Brian Enterline and Codes Director Dave Patton to provide details in connection with the collapse Saturday night of a portion of a church at 1345 S. 12th St., Harrisburg.  The city released documents Monday showing the owner, Bishop A.E. Sullivan, received years of repeated warnings, citations and arrest warrants as the

  • Public Works and Harrisburg Authority Working to Fill New Sinkhole

    Public Works and Harrisburg Authority Working to Fill New Sinkhole

    HARRISBURG, Feb. 21– Crews from both Harrisburg Public Works and The Harrisburg Authority completed their investigation Friday night of a sinkhole that appeared earlier in the day in front of 2034 N. 4th Street in Harrisburg, damaging a car but creating no public safety risks. “There is no water or sewer disruption,” said Harrisburg Authority

  • Thanks to Businessman Scott Appel and Touch of Color Flooring

    Thanks to Businessman Scott Appel and Touch of Color Flooring

    By Matt Zencey | mzencey@pennlive.com The Patriot-News Email the author | Follow on Twitter on February 20, 2014 at  8:15 AM Harrisburg’s police officers got about 2,000 square feet of new carpeting in their downtown headquarters Saturday, thanks to a donation from Touch of Color flooring. It’s the first big donation landed by Mayor Eric

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