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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!
Mayor Papenfuse has declared a snow emergency effective Friday January 22nd at 7 pm. Residents are advised to obey all street signs and move cars from emergency snow routes. Locust Street Garage opens at 7 pm on Friday January 22nd for free parking until 6 am Monday January 25th. Below is a full list of the Snow… Continue Reading City of Harrisburg Maintained Snow Emergency RoutesRead more →
Jan. 22, 2016 HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse has ordered all non-emergency vehicles off the streets of the City of Harrisburg until further notice to help Public Works crews and emergency responders to do their jobs unimpeded. The Mayor declared a disaster emergency in Harrisburg early Saturday after 14-16 inches struck the city overnight Friday,… Continue Reading MAYOR ERIC PAPENFUSE ORDERS ALL NON-EMERGENCY VEHICLES OFF STREETSRead more →
Jan. 21, 2016 HARRISBURG – The City of Harrisburg is preparing for a possible 12-18 inches of snow beginning Friday night, and residents are advised to pay close attention to weather updates this weekend. “Our Public Works crews are ready, and we are closely monitoring weather forecasts that indicate our City could be hit with… Continue Reading CITY OF HARRISBURG PREPARING FOR POSSIBLE 12-18 INCHES OF SNOW THIS WEEKENDRead more →
WHAT IS THE EAC? The City of Harrisburg has an Environmental Advisory Council or EAC. The purpose of the EAC is to provide environmental advice to the Administration and City Council, and to provide environmental information to the public. The EAC is only a few years old, and is in the process of developing procedures… Continue Reading EAC Newsletter (January): Talkin’ Trash ‘n RecyclingRead more →