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Local Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremonies & Parades east newark memorial day tribute harrison memorial day tribute lyndhurst memorial day parade memorial day memorial day parade memorial day wreath laying nutley memorial day parade May 21, 2022

Memorial Day Weekend starts next Saturday with Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, 2022. 

Here are Local Memorial Day Ceremonies and Parades which you can attend to thank United States Soldiers who gave the Supreme Sacrifice for our Country.

Harrison Memorial Day Tribute

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Barcelona Spain Coming to Harrison July 30th barcelona soccer team fc barcelona met life stadium new york red bulls red bull arena red bull traffic red bulls May 20, 2022

Futbol Club Barcelona from Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain will be in Harrison for a match against the New York Red Bulls at the Red Bulls Arena on Saturday, July 30, 2022, with a 7 p.m. start.   FC Barcelona (aka as Barca) is a Spanish professional soccer club.  FC Barcelona competes...

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The Rich History of Harrison Plaza Mall beehive of industry edison lamp works edison light bulb harrison plaza mini mall rca May 18, 2022

As the idiom goes, There is More Than Meets the Eye to the Harrison Plaza Mall.  The mini-Mall that takes up an entire city block between South Frank E. Rodgers Blvd and South 5th Street between Bergen and Sussex Streets is a landmark in Harrison but few know its history. 

The Harrison...

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Home Game Wednesday 5/18/22: Red Bulls v. Chicago Fire chicago fire fc chicago fire soccer team red bulls arena red bulls soccer May 17, 2022

The New York Red Bulls battle the Chicago Fire on Wednesday May 18th starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Red Bulls Arena in Harrison NJ. The Chicago Fire was founded 24 years ago.  The team's home field is Soldier Field in Chicago IL.  The Red Bulls have won two of the last three matches...

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B-24 Liberator Airplane Jamaica's Connection to Harrison 2nd lt. augustus r. feeley 466th bombardment group 785th bomb squadron attlebridge airfield augustus r. feeley harrison world war ii monument jamaica b24 liberator airplane world war ii May 16, 2022

Last week we published an article about V-E Day and Harrison’s World War II Monument.  One of the names on the monument was Augustus R. Feeley.  Feeley a resident of Harrison enlisted on January 22, 1943 in Newark NJ for the United States Armed Forces. He was 19 years old at the...

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Postponed: Gotham FC Home Opener v. North Carolina Courage new york city fc soccer club nj/ny gotham fc north carolina courage red bull arena red bulls stadium May 15, 2022

Gotham FC Home Opener against  the North Carolina Courage on Saturday, May 14, 2022 with a 7 p.m. start was postponed to a later to be announced date.  NJ/NY Gotham FC Soccer Team announced on its website that the Home Opener Game was postponed due to Covid 19 protocols.

There was no...

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Tuesday Night: Ask The Mayor agenda mayor mayor & council mayor james fife public session town meeting zoom May 14, 2022

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, it is Ask The Mayor Night starting at 6:30 pm on Zoom. Anyone who has a question about lack of Green Spaces, Hours of & Locked Playgrounds, Red Bulls game traffic and lack of access to apartment buildings, Town of Harrison Water Quality, PSE&G Gas Line...

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Harrison American Legion & VFW Memorial Day Tribute american legion post 282 harrison veterans plaza memorial day veterans vfw post 340 May 13, 2022

The Harrison Post 282 American Legion and the Sergeant William Sawelson VFW Post 340 will be holding a Memorial Day Tribute on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 6 p.m. at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Park Veteran's Plaza located at 10 South Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. adjacent to the Harrison Library and the...

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TBT: Over 2K Harrison Residents Petition Governor Murphy to Close Landfill anselmo millan close keegan fmr. councilman anselmo millan governor phil murphy judge jeffrey jablonski keegan landfill mayor & council mayor james fife new jersey appellate court new jersey supreme court May 12, 2022

Yesterday May 11, 2022 marked three years since former Councilman Anselmo Millan and three volunteers, Anthony Rios, Monica Miguens and Nick Azevedo delivered a Petition containing over 2000 signature from Harrison NJ residents to Governor Phil Murphy at his office in Trenton.

The Petition...

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V-E Day: Harrison's World War II Monument Honors Supreme Sacrifice harrison world war ii monument korean war monument v-e day victory in europe day vietnam memorial world war i monument world war ii world war ii monument May 11, 2022

Sunday, May 8, 2022, was Victory in Europe Day also known as V-E Day. On May 8, 1945, celebrations throughout the world occurred at the news that Germany had surrendered and that Adolph Hitler and the Nazi Third Reich had been defeated to end World War II at least in Europe.  There was also...

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Discover the Art in Your Local Post Office: Murray J. Roper's "Industry and the Family" albert kotin david w. gates jr. fine arts great depression harrison nj harrison post office murray j. roper plaster relief mural us treasury department May 10, 2022

Looking for something to do on a rainy day? Why not head down to your local post office and take a look at the art on display!

Many post offices contain artwork that was sponsored during the Great Depression as part of the Treasury Department's Fine Arts section economic stimulus program under...

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