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Q & A: Pick Up After Your Pet Ordinance department public works dog poop harrison health department harrison police harrison police department ordinances pets q&a solid waste Mar 12, 2022

Questions and Answers

Q: Do Pet owners have to pick up after their dogs or cats in Harrison?

 A: Yes. The Town ordinance requires that owners pick up after their pets

Q: I’m not the owner of the Pet, I was just helping out a neighbor to walk their dog, do I have to pick up after the...

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Mayor Fife Robocall Fails to Mention Organizers
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Mayor Fife Robocall Fails to Mention Organizers mayor & council mayor james fife st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish association Mar 10, 2022

Harrison Mayor James Fife used the Town of Harrison's Robocall Emergency System to announce the United Irish Association's West Hudson St. Patrick's Day Parade that is scheduled for this coming Sunday, March 13th, 2022. In case you want to watch the Parade,  it starts from the intersection...

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Shop Local: Grocery Stores grocery stores project supermarkets Mar 07, 2022

Harrison and its immediate neighbors have a lot of good Grocery Store choices.  Throughout the Town of Harrison there are many small Grocery and Convenience Stores which are operated by small business owners who bring to each store their own personality and culture.  YourHarrison.com is...

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Stickle Bridge's 76th Anniversary exodermic bridge deck system iew construction newark nj njdot route 280 stickel bridge william a. stickel Mar 05, 2022

The William A. Stickel Memorial Bridge connects Interstate Route 280 between the cities of Newark and Harrison, N.J. The structure is a vertical lift drawbridge originally commissioned circa 1946.

In 2009 the bridge was rehabiliated by the IEW Construction Group. NJDOT awarded a contract to IEW...

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Treasure Hunter's Diving Bell Graces His Former Inn Grounds civil war davis diving bell drover's inn early harrison hiram davis lexington steamship Mar 04, 2022

At the end of Ann Street off of South 5th Street in Harrison next to Library Park sits a pyramid-like steel structure. A plaque identifies it as the  Davis Diving Bell.  The Bell was once owned by Hiram Davis who owned and operated the Drover’s Inn located not far from where the...

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Red Bulls Move Opener Time For St. Patrick's Day Parade red bulls soccer st. patrick day parade united irish Mar 03, 2022

The New York Red Bulls 2022 Home Opener on March 13 will now kick-off at 7 p.m. ET, it was announced today. The Red Bulls return home on March 13 to host Minnesota United FC after beginning the season on the road for the first two matches. To purchase tickets to the home opener, click here.

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Shop Local: Restaurants restaurants shop local Feb 28, 2022

Harrison and its immediate neighbors have a lot of good restaurant choices. Many of its restaurants are family operated while others are owned by restaurant entrepreneurs who have a passion for food.  We are trying to list all the choices.  YourHarrison.com has put together a list of...

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Mayor Santos Weighs In On Redistricting & Senator Sacco bows out Gracefully harrison kearny mayor & council mayor santos redistricting senator sacco senator stack Feb 26, 2022

Kearny Mayor Alberto Santos recently weighed in on the Apportionment (Redistricting) Commission split of Harrison and East Newark from the 32nd District into the 29th District which includes the Ironbound Section of Newark and the Town of Belleville.  Kearny was also split from the 32nd...

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Harrison: Coming Soon Legal Cannabis Sales cannabis harbor station 330 harrison police department james fife marijuana mayor & council Feb 24, 2022

The Town of Harrison passed in August 2021 Ordinance 1445 allowing the legal sale of cannabis aka Marijuana in Harrison per the State of New Jersey’s Cannabis Legalization Law.  At the February 2022 Mayor & Council meeting, two corporations, Green Origin Solutions LLC and Cookies...

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Portuguese Club President Sworn in at Club centro romeu cascaes delfim sarabando francisco nascimento harrison election mayor & council portuguese club Feb 23, 2022

The Centro Romeu Cascaes Portuguese American Club President, Delfim Sarabando was sworn in to take over the seat of current Harrison Third Ward Councilmember Francisco Nascimento, a fellow Portuguese-American.  Councilman Nascimento retired and stopped attending Mayor & Council meetings...

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United Irish St. Patrick’s Parade Steps Off Early March 13th harrison nj harrison police holy cross church kearny nj red bulls soccer st. patrick day parade united irish Feb 20, 2022

A West Hudson tradition, the United Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade, has been on hold for two years due to the Covid pandemic. The United Irish Association has decided that with a downward trend in the Covid transmission rate it is safe enough to hold the St. Patrick’s Day Parade this...

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Mayor Fife Stands By As Harrison Cut out of 32nd Legislative District 29th legislative district 32nd legislative district election election day harrison election james doran james fife legislative district voting Feb 19, 2022

The State Legislative Apportionment Committee carved out the Town of Harrison from the 32nd Legislative District and placed it in the 29th Legislative District which is made up of the Ironbound Section of Newark and Belleville.  Harrison's former 32nd Legislative District was made up of the...

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