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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!
Mayor Eric Papenfuse presided over a double wedding ceremony on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 in the atrium of the MLK Government Center. Both couples wanted to make history by being the first wedding of the new Mayor’s term. “Since both couples felt so strongly that they wanted to be the first, we worked out aRead more →
Mayor Eric Papenfuse held a press conference at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at the Broad Street Market, 1233 N 3rd St., Harrisburg, to announce members of a new task force that will provide guidance on the market’s future. The Broad Street Market was founded in 1860, and is the oldest continuously operating marketRead more →
Mayor Eric Papenfuse on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, announced creation of the City Hall Beautiful fund and the city’s first Latino Poet Laureate during a series of events Monday to commemorate the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Harrisburg. “We spent the day supporting community service events,” said Mayor Papenfuse. “ItRead more →
Mayor-Elect Eric Papenfuse, who took office Monday in a ceremony at City Hall, announced a new public safety team Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 at the swearing-in ceremony of Thomas Carter as Police Chief of the City of Harrisburg. Derek Moody, a 20-year-veteran of the force, also was sworn in as police captain.At a press conference following the swearing-in, PapenfuseRead more →
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.