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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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Mayor documenting WHBG's Live coverage of 2014 Holiday Parade. Station launched live streaming at parade.

About a day ago from City of Harrisburg's Twitter via Twitter for Android

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Recent News

  • Sanitation and Recycling Pickup Suspended for Thursday

    Due to the threat of severe weather, Harrisburg’s Public Works is suspending sanitation and recycling pickup for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.Read more →

  • Mayor Papenfuse Praises Harrisburg Firefighters on Historic Agreement

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse praised Harrisburg firefighters for their self-less service to the people of Harrisburg in voting to accept a new contract agreement.  Members of the Capital City Paid Firefighter’s Association IAFF Local 428 voted to accept difficult concessions to ensure the City of Harrisburg can move into economic recovery with a balanced budget.  “ThisRead more →

  • Thanks, Loretta!

    Our Public Works staff works so hard during the most difficult weather. It’s nice to get a letter like the one below: I want to thank you for responding to my inquires and giving me contact information. Dave came to get my trash this afternoon and I just spoke with Aaron Johnson, and as suspected, thereRead more →

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      HARRISBURG, Jan. 28 – Property owners must clear their sidewalks of snow and ice by Friday or risk citation, Mayor Eric Papenfuse warned Thursday. “Sidewalks blocked by snow and ice are serious safety risks for pedestrians, and especially for children walking to school,” Papenfuse said. “The city ordinance requires that sidewalks are cleared 24Read more →


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  • 2014 Holiday Parade

    This years event is called “A Holiday To Remember”, come out and enjoy the festivities!

    On November 22nd, 2014 Central Pennsylvania’s largest holiday salute, including, marching bands, helium balloons and floats are just some of the great fun going on during the parade.

    Visit for details and the parade application!

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