harrisburg harrisburg  /ˈhæ rɪs bərɡ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) capital of Pennsylvania; located in southern part of state

News

  1. Harrisburg names new chief operating officer

    Harrisburg has a new chief operating officer. Robert Philbin, the man who used to be the mayor’s spokesman and senior adviser, is coming back to city government.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley

  2. Harrisburg man convicted of possessing illegal gun

    A federal jury in Harrisburg took just 30 minutes Wednesday to convict 43 year old Eric Chambers of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Chambers was arrested in January 2012 on an attempted murder warrant issued in 2011 …
    on June 14, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

  3. Harrisburg loses Health Inspector for second time in a year

    Harrisburg, once again, does not have a health inspector. The man who held that position left for Susquehanna Township that offered him more money. It’s not surprising that Harrisburg is losing employees to places that can offer more money. But some members of city council did want to pay he city’s departed health inspector more to encourage him to stay and help keep the restaurants clean. But ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg

Quotes

  1. "We are not going to stand idly by and watch Harrisburg politicians pick the pockets of western Pennsylvanians to prop up Philadelphia's mass transit system," English said in a statement.
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: Phil English Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "Our next governor must employ those values and put them to work in Harrisburg, and make Pennsylvania a competitive place to do business so we can create jobs and put families back to work," Gerlach said in his statement.
    on Jul 14, 2009 By: Jim Gerlach Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  3. Following DeWeese's statement, Eisenhower said Manzo "has a reputation for honesty and credibility in Harrisburg, and we'll let the process take its course."
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Dwight Eisenhower Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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