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Harrison Planning Board's Decision on Cannabis Store Wed. Jan.24, 2024 cannabis cannabis law green origin solutions green origin solutions llc harirson cannabis ordinance harrison nj new jersey cannabis law Jan 24, 2024

The Harrison Planning Board is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at 5:45 p.m. (Caucus) and 6 pm (Meeting) via Zoom, to revisit the contentious issue of a cannabis retail store application while also reappointing its attorney, planner, and consulting engineering firm. Zoom log-in...

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Two Men Shot in Broad Daylight in Harrison, NJ: A Mysterious Incident detective sgt. matthew murphy hampton inn harrison nj harrison police harrison police department speedway gas station st. michael's hospital Jan 23, 2024

In a perplexing turn of events, two individuals were shot last Thursday afternoon (1/18/2024) in what appears to be a shrouded incident in Harrison, NJ. The shooting reportedly took place sometime before 2 p.m., but the circumstances surrounding the event are raising eyebrows. 

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Toxic Sludge Looms as Redevelopment Agency Meets On Mon. Jan. 22, 2024 agent orange dioxin environment environmental justice environmental protection agency epa harrison nj harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone mayor & council mayor james fife pse&g pseg toxic chemical toxic sludge Jan 22, 2024

As the Harrison Redevelopment Agency (HRA) gears up for its critical meeting on January 22, 2024, at 1 p.m. in the Mayor's 3rd Floor Conference Room in the Harrison Town Hall, a shadow of controversy hangs over the proceedings. The meeting, set to address a range of fiscal and administrative...

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Disaster! Hits West Hudson: Open Auditions for WhatCo's 70s Musical arts auditions community event harrison nj theatre west hudson arts & theatre company what co Jan 19, 2024

Get ready to boogie back to the 70s! The West Hudson Arts & Theatre Company (WhatCo) is calling all thespians, singers, and dancers to audition for its mainstage season musical, "Disaster!", a rollicking tribute to the 1970s disaster film genre peppered with iconic pop hits of the era. What...

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Harrison Braces for Fri. Jan. 19, 2024, 2nd Snow Storm This Week harrison nj harrison nj weather harrison weather station national weather service snow weather Jan 18, 2024

 Just when you thought it was safe to retire your snow boots to the back of the closet, Mother Nature, in her infinite whimsy, cues the snow for a second act in Harrison. This Friday, the skies are set to open their frosty floodgates once more, proving that in the world of winter weather,...

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Upcoming Harrison Zoning Board of Adjustment on Wed. Jan. 17, 2024 all season childcare learning center harrison nj harrison town seal harrison zoning board Jan 17, 2024

 The Town of Harrison is scheduled to hold a Zoning Board of Adjustment reorganization meeting on Wednesday, January 17, 2024. This meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Mayor & Council Chambers of the Harrison Town Hall, located at 318 Harrison Avenue.

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Harrison Public School Delayed Opening at 10 AM Today January 16, 2024 harrison board of education harrison nj harrison nj weather harrison zoning board mayor & council zoning board of adjustment Jan 16, 2024

In Harrison, the local public schools will open later than usual today, Tuesday, January 16, 2024, with doors opening at 10 a.m. This change in schedule aims to ensure the safety and convenience of students and staff.

Additionally, the Harrison Mayor & Council meeting, which was initially...

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Northern New Jersey Braces for First Significant Snowfall in Years anthony mondaro department public works harrison nj harrison nj weather Jan 15, 2024

Residents of Northern New Jersey, including Harrison, are preparing for a wintry mix as the Harrison Weather Station (HWC) forecasts the first significant snowfall in the region in the last couple of years. According to Anthony Mondaro of the Harrison Weather Center, today's weather (Monday,...

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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Legacy Beyond Dreams civil rights constitutional rights coretta scott king dr. martin luther king jr. harrison nj i have a dream speech march on washington martin luther king jr. Jan 12, 2024

This January 15th (2024), we observe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday honoring Dr. King's life and profound contributions to the Civil Rights movement. Best known for his electrifying "I Have A Dream" speech, delivered at the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963, King's words...

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Auditions Open for WHAT Co's Deadly Dessert in Harrison, NJ arts community event deadly dessert championship harrison nj town of harrison west hudson arts & theatre company what co Jan 08, 2024

The West Hudson Arts & Theater Company (WHAT Co), an independent beacon of creativity that made its home in Harrison, NJ, has announced auditions for its upcoming dinner theater production, Deadly Dessert Championship. Written by the talented local playwright Allyssa Hynes, this original...

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Winter Weather Advisory Sat. 1/6/24 Mixed Precipitation & Accumulation harrison nj harrison nj weather harrison weather station national weather service Jan 06, 2024

Residents of Harrison and surrounding towns are advised to prepare for a significant weather shift as the weekend approaches. According to the latest report by Anthony “Tony” Mondaro from the Harrison Weather Center, the serene skies will soon give way to a weather pattern,...

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Major Lane Closure: Navigating the Portal North Bridge Project kingsland avenue north portal bridge passaic valley sewerage commission portal bridge traffic traffic bulletin Jan 05, 2024

Commuters traveling from Harrison through Kearny to Jersey City via Harrison Avenue are set to face significant traffic disruptions starting Monday, January 15, 2023, as the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announces lane closures on Harrison Avenue also known as County Road...

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