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The Significance of the 4th of July Declaration of Independence 4th of july fourth of july the declaration of independence Jul 04, 2024

As we celebrate Independence Day, let's take a moment to reflect on the document that severed America's ties with Great Britain—the Declaration of Independence. Written by Thomas Jefferson and ratified on July 4, 1776, this historic document holds immense importance in American history. It...

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4th of July 2024 Celebrations & Fireworks Close to Harrison NJ belleville nj carol jean doyle harrison nj jersey city nj john v. kelly iii kearny nj michael melham montclair nj nutley nj red bull arena steven fulop Jul 02, 2024

The Town of Harrison does not currently have an Independence Day Celebration and/or Fireworks Celebration but other surrounding communities have 4th of July Celebrations and Fireworks. Last year as many Harrison residents will recall the Town of Harrison had a 4th of July CONCACAF Gold Cup Soccer...

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Harrison Residents Locked Out Of Public Session at High Noon Meeting harrison nj mayor & council open public meetings act paul zarbetski zoom Jul 01, 2024

The Mayor and Council of Harrison, NJ, held a Special Council meeting on Monday, July 1, 2024, at noon via Zoom. The agenda included several important items: the renewal of alcohol licenses, awarding a contract to an environmental services company for lead paint inspections in rental units, the...

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Harrison Mayor & Council Hold Special Meeting via Zoom on July 1, 2024 harrison nj mayor & council special meeting Jun 29, 2024

The Town of Harrison will conduct a Special Meeting of the Mayor & Council on Monday, July 1, 2024, at 12:00 noon using the Zoom videoconferencing platform. This meeting will include the participation of the Mayor, Council members, Town Department Heads, and the Public. Click this link and...

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Gotham FC v. Seattle Reign Special Paris Send-Off Sun. Jun. 30, 2024 gotham fc harrison nj harrison police department red bull arena seattle reighn fc traffic bulletin Jun 28, 2024

The excitement continues at Red Bull Arena as NJ/NY Gotham FC gears up to host Seattle Reign FC on Sunday, June 30, 2024. The match, set to kick off at 1:00 p.m., will be a special occasion as Gotham FC marks the send-off for their players heading to the 2024 Paris Games.

This match promises to...

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Red Bulls v DC United: Kids Night Giveaway Showdown Sat. June 29, 2024 dc united harrison nj harrison police new york red bulls ny red bulls red bull arena red bulls traffic bulletin Jun 27, 2024

The New York Red Bulls are set to face off against their long-time rivals, D.C. United, on Saturday, June 29, 2024, in what promises to be an exciting match at Red Bull Arena. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will feature a special Kids Night, making it a perfect family outing. The rivalry...

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Town of Harrison Meetings Scheduled for Wed. June 26, 2024 9-11 seventh street angel coronel brg harrison lofts urban development harrison nj harrison planning board harrison redevelopment agency veronica coronel Jun 26, 2024

The Town of Harrison has two important meetings scheduled for Wednesday, June 26, 2024. The Harrison Redevelopment Agency was initially slated to meet at 1 p.m., followed by the Harrison Planning Board's meeting at 5:45 p.m. for the Caucus Section, with the Regular part of the meeting starting at...

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Man Arrested for Attempting to Lure Teen in Harrison NJ harrison nj harrison police harrison police department Jun 25, 2024

A man has been arrested by the Harrison Police Department on suspicion of attempting to lure a teenage girl onto his motorcycle while making food deliveries in the town. The incident took place on the evening of Wednesday, June 19, 2024, on the 300 block of Central Avenue in Harrison NJ.

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Sign Up: Harrison Public School Swim Program Mon. 6/24 & Wed. 6/26/24 harrison nj harrison public school summer swim program swim lessonss Jun 24, 2024

The Harrison Public Schools announced the commencement of their annual Summer Swim Program. Designed to provide relief from the heat of the summer, recreation, and an instructional swimming program for the local community who do not have access to a pool otherwise. The program will run from...

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Gotham FC v Washington Spirit Kids Day & Eli at RBA Sun. Jun. 23, 2024 eli manning gotham fc harrison nj harrison police national women's soccer league nj ny gotham fc ny/nj gotham fc red bull arena washington spirit Jun 22, 2024

The stage is set for an exciting clash between NJ/NY Gotham FC and the Washington Spirit on Sunday, June 23, 2024, at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m., an earlier start than the usual 5 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. matches for Gotham FC, promising an afternoon filled...

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New York Red Bulls v Toronto FC: Fireworks Sat. Jun. 22, 2024 fireworks harrison nj new york red bulls ny red bulls red bull arena red bull arena schedule toronto fc Jun 20, 2024

This Saturday, June 22, 2024, soccer fans will flock to Red Bull Arena for an exciting Major League Soccer (MLS) match between the New York Red Bulls and Toronto FC. The game, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m., promises not only thrilling on-field action but also a dazzling post-match fireworks...

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Juneteenth 2024 Celebration in Harrison, NJ: A Historic Journey harrison nj harrison public school harrison town hall juneteenth mayor & council Jun 19, 2024

Juneteenth, a fusion of "June" and "nineteenth," stands as a poignant symbol of the end of slavery in the United States. Its significance, deeply rooted in American history, has led to its recognition both as a federal and state holiday. In the Town of Harrison, NJ, the observance of Juneteenth...

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